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YAMAHA ABSOLUTE HYBRID MAPLE DRUMS with Antonio Sanchez

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 12, 2015

Antonio Sanchez of Pat Metheny’s Unity Group plays Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple on the song “Rise Up” http://au.yamaha.com/

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WATCH/ GRETSCH WALNUT KIT WITH NEW POLITICS’ LOU VECCHIO

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - February 24, 2015

Lou Vecchio from US rock band New Politics discusses Gretsch Walnut Series Drums. Distributed in Australia by Pro Music

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NAMM 2015: YAMAHA 3300 SERIES TIMPANI

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 30, 2015

Cameron from Yamaha Australia shows us the new 3300 Series Timpani at NAMM 2015 au.yamaha.com

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NAMM 2015: TOCA BONGO FLIP-CAJON

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 23, 2015

New from Toca, the Bongo Flip-Cajon is an instrument that will put a smile on your face. Compact, 14-1/2-inches long, this little instrument carries a big punch. Put it in your lap and play; it’s great as a snare cajon or, by simply flipping it, bongo cajon. Don’t worry about…

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DRUM KIT SET-UPS WITH GIBRALTAR HARDWARE

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - November 2, 2014

Head on over to the Gibraltar hardware YouTube channel to find some informative videos on customising your set up using Gibraltar cymbal stands & accessories. Gibraltar products are distributed in Australia by www.promusicaustralia.com

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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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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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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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GRETSCH MARQUEE SERIES IN OZ

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - July 22, 2014

The Gretsch Marquee Series drums are now available in Australia.The Marquee series delivers explosive, open tones, professional features and rock solid performance at an accessible price. Marquee shells combine 7-ply North American maple with a slight softer maple species that are cut with classic Gretsch 30-degree bearing edges and fit…

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