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TAL WILKENFELD INTERVIEW – JANUARY 2020

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 8, 2020

Ahead of her Bluesfest debut and Australian side shows, the multi-talented Tal Wilkenfeld chats to us about her career, gear, the new album Love Remains, being honoured at the She Rocks Awards, and how much this Australian tour and Bluesfest appearance will mean to her. Tal Wilkenfeld is an Australian-born,…

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NAMM 2020: COLE CLARK’S HUMBUCKER ACOUSTIC GUITAR RANGE

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 4, 2020

Cole Clark Guitars impressed many at Winter NAMM 2020 with their new line of acoustic guitars featuring Lollar Imperial Humbucker pickups. Cole Clark CEO Miles Jackson talks us through the range with the help of local blues guitar champion Lloyd Spiegel. Korg International Sales Manager for the brand, Michael Adams…

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 2, 2020

The team at Ernie Ball Music Man delivered a fine selection of new gear at Winter NAMM 2020, including guitars, basses, strings, cables and pedals. The new line of guitars and basses included the Sabre electric, Steve Lukather signature Luke III, Omar Rodriguez Lopez signature Mariposa and the short scale…

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MIDGE URE: NAMM ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW AM EDIT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 1, 2020

Ahead of his ‘1980’ Australian tour in March, Scottish music legend Midge Ure sat down with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips on January 17, 2020 for a chat about his career. (See tour dates below) The interview was conducted for NAMM’s Oral History archive. The NAMM Oral History Collection is…

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NAMM 2020: PRESONUS ioSTATION 24C AUDIO INTERFACE & PRODUCTION CONTROLLER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 30, 2020

Joe from Presonus shows us the new ioStation 24c audio interface and production controller at Winter NAMM 2020. When you’re a solo artist, you have to be more than just creative to realize your vision—you must also be a producer and an audio engineer. The ioStation 24c audio interface and…

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA YV2030SET VIBRAPHONE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Paul from Yamaha USA shows us the new YV2030SET vibraphone at their booth at NAMM 2020. Replacing the YV520, the new YV2030SET vibraphone is designed with the modern school in mind. This new vibraphone features a gas spring height adjustment system and redesigned bars for an amazing quality of sound….

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA YCH7018 / YCH6018 CHIMES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Paul from Yamaha USA shows us the new YCH6018 and YCH7018 chimes at NAMM 2020. Replacing Yamaha’s CH500 chimes, the new YCH series has been designed to provide a magnificent orchestral chimes sound. Based on in-depth analysis, the chimes tubes have been completely redesigned to deliver rich full fundamental tones…

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NAMM 2020: ORIGINS OF THE LINE 6 POD GO GUITAR PROCESSOR EXPLAINED

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 28, 2020

Eric Klein of Line 6 explains the origins of their new Pod Go Guitar Processor at the Line 6 booth at Winter NAMM 2020. The POD® Go guitar processors get you on the road to ultimate tone via its ultra-portable and lightweight design, simple plug-and-play interface, and best-in-class tones. Features…

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA STAGE CUSTOM HIP

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 28, 2020

Joel from Yamaha Drums USA shows us the new Stage Custom Hip. The new Stage Custom Hip is the perfect kit for drummers on the move with a unique combination of sizes for portability and a small foot print on stage without a compromise on sound. A 13″x8″ floor tom…

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NAMM 2020: FENDER MUSTANG GTX 50, 100 and LT50 AMPS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 28, 2020

Shane from Fender USA demos the new Fender Mustang amps at the Fender booth, NAMM 2020 At Winter NAMM 2020, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the expansion of their contemporary-digital amplifiers category with the Mustang LT50 and Mustang GTX – available in both 50 Watts and 100 Watts. With…

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