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LANIKAI’S UkeSB. Plug ’em in!

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - October 13, 2014

Lanikai’s UkeSB Ukuleles are an amazing range of ukes which feature a USB output … just plug it in and hit record! No extra equipment is needed to make studio quality recordings of your instrument with your iPad, iPhone, Android device, or many popular PC recording suites! Compatible with: •  …

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VOX SOUNDBOX

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - October 5, 2014

SOUNDBOX from Vox mini is a stereo multi-purpose amp that’s so compact and lightweight you could also use it as a portable music speaker system. Offering on-board effects, instrument and microphone inputs, as well as a handy AUX In, SOUNDBOX mini is the perfect on-the-go amplifier. The amp input section…

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ROLAND ADDS SH-2 PLUG-OUT TO AIRA SERIES

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - October 5, 2014

It’s pretty much a virtual Jurassic Park of analogue synths, blended with the  cutting edge technology of modern era music making technology. It’s Roland’s AIRA series of digital products which was launched this year with the System -1 Plug-out synth, VT-3 Voice Transformer effects processor, TB-3 Touch bassline synth and…

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ROLAND V-DRUMS – DRUM UP A STORM THIS CHRISTMAS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 3, 2014

I wonder if the person who invented electronic drum kits with a headphone jack was the victim of a neighbour’s persistent bashing of an acoustic kit? If you feel you or maybe your kids would like to take up the drums for Christmas and your house isn’t overly soundproof, then…

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NOVATION AUDIO HUB 2X4 ON ITS WAY

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - September 28, 2014

Coming soon is the Audiohub 2×4, a combined audio interface and USB hub for electronic music production with Focusrite sound quality. It lets you connect and power all your USB gear at once, while getting ultra-low latency audio and super loud output. This isn’t just a USB hub; it’s a…

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CASIO CELVIANO AP450 DEMO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 28, 2014

Rudi from Better Music in the ACT whips out his magic fingers  to demonstrate the Casio Celviano AP450 Digital Piano. The Celviano line of pianos has been refined for those who demand an authentic grand piano experience. The new AP-450’s traditional design houses new stereo grand piano sounds and redesigned…

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NEW MATON SRS808

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 21, 2014

The Maton SRS series of guitars is the culmination of years of development and fine tuning by Maton’s senior luthiers and production designers. Maton have improved the neck geometry, bracing patterns and body construction of their acoustic guitars with stunning results and improved production methods have made it possible to…

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STUDIOLIVE RM-SERIES RACK-MOUNT DIGITAL MIXERS

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - September 14, 2014

PreSonus has released two new products to their range of StudioLive AI series digital mixers: the StudioLive RM16AI and RM32AI 32x16x3. Based on the StudioLive™ AI-series engine and controlled with battle-ready UC Surface software for Mac®, Windows®, and iOS®, the StudioLive RM16AI and RM32AI 32x16x3 rack-mount Active Integration™ digital mixers…

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EPIPHONE PRO-1 ACOUSTIC COLLECTION

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 7, 2014

As seen at AMAC this year, Epiphone has released four new groundbreaking acoustic guitars fitted with innovative features that simplify playing and tuning. At last, someone is seriously thinking about the beginners! The PRO-1 Acoustic Collection was designed by Epiphone luthiers in consultation with professionals from every musical genre. More…

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NEW ROLAND AND BOSS PRODUCTS FOR 2014

Posted in Gear, Pedals, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - September 4, 2014

Roland has just released a bunch of wonderful new products to the world including the trailblazing HS-5 Digital Session Mixer, Boss RC-1 Loop Station, TD-1KV V-Drums, FS-7 dual footswitch, SBX-1 Sync Box, and Mobile UA USB Audio interface, Roland’s amazing new  HS-5 Session Mixer is the one which has us…

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