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#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
My Gear: Calmly

My Gear: Calmly

Whether they are a gear nerd or a gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a behind-the-scenes scoop
History of Strat

History: Fender Stratocaster Back in the 50’s

The Fender Stratocaster is the unassuming classic electric guitar—a worldwide quintessential icon that leaps to mind at the very mention of the phrase electric guitar. Maybe that’s because it was so well designed to start with that it has existed largely unchanged for 60 years now, allowing
My Gear: Anna Stein [Würst Nürse]

My Gear: Anna Stein [Würst Nürse]

Whether they are a gear nerd or a gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a behind-the-scenes scoop on
#ShopTalk Macron Music

#ShopTalk-Macron Music

Macron Music is nestled in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, between Gosford and Terrigal and first opened its doors in the late 1970s. In 2015 the store took on an exciting new chapter with a new ownership, and a new direction. We
Store Spotlight: Mannys Music Instruments & Pro Audio

#ShopTalk – Mannys Musical Instruments & Pro Audio

Founded in 1991 Mannys Music Store was first located in a small premises in Collingwood and quickly out grew its original space within the decade, and relocated in 1998 to Fitzroy. Mannys would move again to it's current location in  St. Georges Road, North Fitzroy,

BandLab Technologies Acquire Cakewalk I.P

BandLab – an online platform for creating music and collaborating with other musicians – has announced that it has acquired the intellectual property of Cakewalk Inc. from Gibson Brands. According to the BandLab website, “the deal includes only the transfer of Cakewalk Inc.’s assets and
Famous Stolen Guitars: Yet to be Recovered

Famous Stolen Guitars Yet to be Recovered

[addtoany] While social media, online marketplaces and the tight musician community has made it easier for stolen instruments to be recovered these days, some of the most important historic stolen instruments in popular music folklore still remain missing today. We are going to look into
The Japanese Guitar Renaissance

The Japanese Guitar Manufacturing Renaissance

[addtoany] Japanese guitar factories sprung up in the late 60’s early 70’s with the job of creating a more affordable and accessible guitar to the Asian market. Aesthetically, these were predominantly very close representations of what was coming out of America at that time. Whilst
A look at Metallica’s Live Guitar Rigs!

A Look at Metallica’s Live Guitar Rigs

[addtoany] Ever wanted to get a closer look of what gear METALLICA uses on the road? Well, you’re in luck! The Metallica crew recently uploaded a video where guitar techs Chad Zaemisch and Justin Crew walk us through James Hetfield's and Kirk Hammett's "WorldWired" tour guitar rigs. We get an insight of the