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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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AMI GIBSON AT AMAC 2014

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - August 30, 2014

Australian Musical Imports has gone through an incredible expansion over the last couple of years with the acquisition Musiclink’s wholesale brands and also the Allans & Billy Hydes retail stores. AMI has been around for 25 years and is best known as the Australian distributor of Gibson guitars and Orange…

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PRO MUSIC AUSTRALIA AT AMAC

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - August 25, 2014

Pro Music Australia’s walls were jammed packed with guitars at AMAC 2014 on the Gold Coast. Taking pride of place were the fabulous Takamine guitars. Richard Douglas shows us the G Series in a video below, as well as the latest Fiesta student classical from ARIA. Also impressive on the…

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AMAC 2014 – GALACTIC MUSIC

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - August 24, 2014

Galactic Music is a wholesaler which has come a long way in a short time. At AMAC this year Managing Director Paul Goldsmith and General Manager Chris Cumming were on stand to talk up their line of quality gear. Of note was Behringer’s Europort MPA40BT-Pro Portable PA system which connects…

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AMAC 2014 – INNOVATIVE MUSIC

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - August 24, 2014

Steve, Leigh and Ehsan at Innovative music were busy over the AMAC weekend displaying some state of the art gear from brands such as Kurzweil, Carl Martin, Kemper, Novation and BITWIG to name a few. Impressive was the Carl Martin custom amp, hand wired in Spain and built specifically to…

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AMAC 2014 – THE TRC STAND

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - August 24, 2014

Melbourne based company The Resource Corporation is an interesting wholesaler. TRC (as they’re more affectionately known) may not deal in flashy guitars, amps and keyboards but what they do distribute is really cool stuff that musicians couldn’t get by without. They deal in the stands you place your instruments on,…

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NATIONAL MUSIC AT AMAC 2014

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - August 22, 2014

The guys from Brisbane based wholesaler National Music  were busy on stand talking retailers through the company’s fine range of gear at AMAC 2014. On hand to assist Managing Director, Mike McMahon were guests Tony Flatt from Tanglewood guitars and Warren Redman from Elixir strings. Warren told Australian Musician that…

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AMAC 2014 – THE YAMAHA MUSIC STAND

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic), Percussion    //    Post Date - August 17, 2014

Australian Musician continues to give you a blow by blow account of gear exhibited at AMAC this year. This time we take a more detailed look at the Yamaha exhibit. Yamaha Music revived their 2013 spot at the back of the AMAC hall, displaying a wide range of gear. The…

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