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NG Social Club Summer

Noisegate Summertime Social Club

The festive season may be over but the fun does not need to stop! There are a myriad of exciting musical things happening over the summertime, with something to keep every kind of music fan engaged. We’ll meet you out there in the heat; a

How to Get a Job in Pro Audio in Australia

How to Get a Job in Pro Audio in Australia

If you’re just starting out in your career in pro audio, it’s hard to get your first real paid job. Maybe you’ve been learning your way around a mixer at school, in church, or at gigs for your friend’s band. You’ve probably figured out by

#ShopTalk – Oxygen Music & College

Oxygen Music is a locally owned and operated independent music store in Geelong that provides specialist departments including Guitars and Amps, Pianos and Keys, Drums, Pro Audio and Recording, Band and Orchestral, Print Music, School Education, Repairs and Servicing. But it doesn't stop there, Oxygen also
Spatial Audio – The Tech Behind the Hype

Spatial Audio – The Tech Behind the Hype

Stereo in live sound has always been a concept honoured in name only. On PA systems of any reasonable size, in just about every performance space, no engineer is really mixing in stereo. The reasons are pretty simple – if you fully utilised the stereo
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Retro Meets Modern – Guide to CD Players

CD’s, just the term sounds “retro” these days let alone cassettes tapes, but low and behold CD's are still here. And despite the CD market gradually slowing due to the music streaming era we’re in right now, the CD format still maintains sales and distribution
Speaker Box Comparison – JBL, Yamaha and QSC

Speaker Box Comparison – JBL, Yamaha and QSC

[addtoany] When you’re on the hunt for a new PA system in a well-stocked retail store, you’re likely to  find yourself barraged by, what sometimes feels like never ending walls of speaker boxes, with limitless options to choose from. Don’t get us wrong, having options
Noisegate Social Club – December

Noisegate Social Club – What’s On In December

2018 is wrapping up which means lots of Christmas parties to attend and much merriment to be had. Here are some of the events that you might catch some of the Noisegate staff at this December; spiked eggnog in hand, Santa hat on head… Coburg
Artist Spotlight: RACKETT

Artist Spotlight: RACKETT

If you’re not already familiar, RACKETT are the blistering all female punk/pop powerhouse from Sydney. The four-piece have smashed out a casual 150 or more gigs in just this year alone, with time still left in the calendar and fuel still in the tank. Noisegate
Live Sound Engineers – Tool Kit

Live Sound Engineers – Tool Kit

As a "Front of House" live sound engineer, you’re often expected to be the saviour of the show when something goes wrong. Wave that magic wand, perform some sort of wizardry and on goes the show with punters non the wiser. Having a few tricks