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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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MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT FOR YAMAHA’S DRUM DIVISION

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 18, 2014

It’s no coincidence that some of the greatest drummers in contemporary music, such as Tommy Aldridge, Steve Gadd, Billy Cobham, and Larry Mullen Jr to name a few, have chosen Yamaha drums as their tools of trade. Yamaha is a world leading drum manufacturer with over 45 years of accumulated…

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ROLAND V-DRUMS NOW WITH GIBRALTAR HARDWARE

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 1, 2014

It’s never been easier to become a V-Drummer! Simply by choosing a bundle version of TD-11/TD-15/TD-30 series V-Drums, you’ll have ready to play kit with durable Gibraltar hardware. The new bundles save a lot of time choosing hardware and they’re significantly cheaper than buying the components separately. Single and double…

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WATCH/K&M DRUMMER THRONES

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

The Picco drummer’s throne is a good choice, not just for the beginner, but for the advanced player too. A unique clamp with a patented push-button system affords user-friendly height adjustment. The handy clamping lever provides additional stability and a precisely fitted position. The stable double-braced steel leg construction with…

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WATCH/YAMAHA’S FREE SONG BEATS APP FOR DRUMMERS

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 27, 2014

Yamaha proudly introduces a new version of the free “Song Beats App” designed for drummers and DTX electronic drum players with iPhones or iPod Touch devices, which makes drum practice, rehearsal and learning more fun and productive. On the Song Beats kit screen, the drum beat for the selected song…

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DRUMCRAFT SERIES 8 MAPLE KIT

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 10, 2010

DRUMCRAFT SERIES 8 MAPLE KIT March 10, 2010 | Reviewer – Allan Leibowitz DISTRIBUTOR: DYNAMIC MUSIC www.dynamicmusic.com.au When I was told my review kit was just back from a tour with Swedish band Pain of Salvation, there was a sense of trepidation. Not only would I be deprived of the…

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ROLAND TD-9KX V-TOUR DRUM SET

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

ROLAND TD-9KX V-TOUR DRUM SET June 12, 2008 | Reviewer: Allan Leibowitz Distributor: www.rolandcorp.com.au The new TD-9 electronic drums are designed to slot into the middle of the Roland range – above the entry-level TD-3 and below the fully loaded TD-12 and 20 flagships, replacing the TD-6. The TD-9KX V-Tour kit…

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GRETSCH RENOWN MAPLE SERIES DRUM KIT

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

GRETSCH RENOWN MAPLE SERIES DRUM KIT December 3, 2007 | Reviewer: Natalie Trembath Distributor: PRO MUSIC (07) 3375 6400 The Gretsch name is one that has been associated with quality musicians for a long time. In fact the company was founded in New York way back in 1883. Some of the…

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GRETSCH CATALINA MAPLE SHELL DRUMSET

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - November 24, 2006

GRETSCH CATALINA MAPLE SHELL DRUMSET November 24, 2006 | Reviewer: Paul Matcott Distributor: PRO MUSIC (07) 3375 6400 The Gretsch Drum company began in the USA in 1883, and has a rich history of drum manufacturing that still continues today, with Gretsch being one of a handful of American family makers…

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