Updates about new musical instruments and related products arriving at Five Star Music

COCO CORDOBA GUITARS CLASSICAL NYLON GUITARS DISNEY PIXAR COCO X

The Disney/Pixar Coco Cordoba Collection – In Stock Now!

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Coco Cordoba products, focusing on the new Disney Pixar Coco x Cordoba Collection.

Here are some words about the Coco Cordoba guitars:

“Embark on a musical adventure with the Coco Guitar, inspired by Coco, an all new film by Disney•Pixar. Built with a spruce top, mahogany back and sides and durable satin finish, the Coco Guitar sounds clear, warm and melodic, just like the guitars in the film. Its soft nylon strings are perfect for beginners and its smaller body (7/8 size) is comfortable to hold and play. The beautiful laser-etched design is inspired by the guitars and Mexican heritage featured throughout the film.”

Check out the Coco Cordoba guitars here: click this please!

Come and check out our Instagram and Facebook page for photos of the products, and more! Fell free to give us a call on 03 9870 4143 to talk to one of our friendly and helpful staff as well.

BOSS KATANA AMPLIFIER

Boss Katana Amplifier – New Update for all Katana Amplifiers!

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Boss products, focusing on the new update for the Boss Katana Amplifier range.

The other day, I faffed on about the Two Notes Torpedo Captor products (Two Notes Torpedo Captor 16ohm, Two Notes Torpedo Captor 4ohm, Two Notes Torpedo Captor 8ohm) but now there’s a new update from BOSS for all the Boss Katana Amplifier range!

We have the Katana 50, and Katana 100 in stock currently.

Check out some information about the update here:

“Boss announces a feature-rich Version 2 update for the popular Katana guitar amplifier series. The stage-ready Katana amps have received worldwide acclaim for their winning mix of authentic tube tone and feel, versatile onboard effects, and exceptional value. The free Version 2 update adds many user-requested features to the Katana amps, including new effects types, doubled onboard effects capacity, twice the number of Tone Setting memories, enhanced direct output options, and more.”

 

Check it out here: click this please!

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Two Notes Torpedo Captor – Loadboxes in Stock at Five Star Music!

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Two Notes products, focusing on the new Two Notes Torpedo Captor.

Back in the day (and I can say this as I’m 26), you’d be able to crank your 100w amps as loud as you want. Nowadays with annoying things like people, you can’t. Enter the Two Notes Torpedo Captor. The Two Notes Torpedo Captor cuts about 20db out of your sound. We plugged it briefly into a JCM800 to give it a try and couldn’t believe how well it worked. Made one of the loudest amps we have completely usable in home situations, and even better suited to the studio.

We currently have them available in the following:

Check out some of the words from Two Notes here:

“The Torpedo Captor…
… is the little brother of the award-winning Torpedo Reload. Captor is an easy to use reactive Loadbox perfect for unleashing your favorite tube amp in a variety of modern applications and venues. If you just require attenuation from your amp to your cab, Captor has you covered. And if you want an easy and modern way to record your tube amp, Captor is simply “load” and record.

The concept
You love the sound of your amplifier pushed right to the magic sweet spot where the best tones are. Until now, the only available option was blasting your sound through a 4×12″ to properly excite a microphone. Enter Torpedo, the simplest and most realistic way to get your sound to your audience. Use the amp you love!”

Check it out here: click this please!

Come and check out our Instagram and Facebook page for photos of the products, and more! Fell free to give us a call on 03 9870 4143 to talk to one of our friendly and helpful staff as well.

Elixir Optiweb Electric Guitar Strings - Stringin Around at Five STar Music

Elixir Optiweb Electric Strings – New Coated Electric strings at Five Star Music

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Elixir Strings, focusing on the Elixir Optiweb electric strings.

My new favourite string is here. I have always liked the Elixir strings, but found that the Nanoweb coating was a bit too slippery and after a while grew a flippin’ beard. Enter the Elixir Optiweb. The coating is finer, sleeker, and feels just like a regular string. Except they last for ages! Count me in. I am particularly obsessed with the 11-49 guage, but each to their own with personal preference.

As I’m sure you all know, we also have their acoustic strings in the 80/20 finish and phosphor bronze!

Check out some words from Elixir here:

“Elixir® Electric Nickel Plated Steel Strings with OPTIWEB Coating give you the performance of a natural string — that crisp tone, natural feel and playable grip you know and love—without sacrificing the signature long-lasting tone life of Elixir Strings.”

Check it out here: click this please!

Come and check out our Instagram and Facebook page for photos of the products, and more! Fell free to give us a call on 03 9870 4143 to talk to one of our friendly and helpful staff as well.

Deering Goodtime Banjo Ukulele at Five Star Music

Deering Goodtime Banjo Ukulele – Banjolele At Five Star Music!

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Deering Banjos, focusing on the Deering Goodtime Banjo Ukulele.

So. Behold! The… Banjolele. The Ukanjo! The… Bukulele? The Deering Goodtime Banjo Ukulele is an excellent hybrid that features a full size 11″ rim, and is made of 3-ply violin grade maple and a rock maple neck. The instrument has a huge projection due to the large rim, and sounds great. Please read more about the Deering Goodtime Banjo Ukulele here. If other banjos were more your thing, check out the Goodtime 6 or Goodtime Special!

Here are some words from Deering:

“Often called a banjolele, simply strum a few chords and you will be taken to a land without the stress and distractions of the daily routine. The nylon strings make playing easy on your fingers and the small size and light weight allows you to take this instrument with you literally anywhere – the beach, the office, camping, boating – you name it!

After years of customer requests, we are proud to offer the new Goodtime banjo ukulele! If you are searching for an instrument that is fun and easy to play in literally any setting, then the Goodtime banjo uke might be just what you are looking for!”

Check it out here: click this please!

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Yamaha Rydeen Drum Kit now in stock at five star music

Yamaha Rydeen Drum Kits – New Yamaha kits at Five Star Music!

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Yamaha drumkits, focusing on the Yamaha Rydeen.

Yamaha have been releasing sound quality drum kits for a long time. They’ve recently branded their entry level kits as the Yamaha Rydeen. These kits come as a 5 piece shell pack, that comes with hardware, cymbals, AND a stool. What a bargain. We have it available at the moment in a Hot Red finish (which is super hot) and can also get it in fine blue (which is damn fine). If you wanted to spend a bit more on a YAmaha Drum kit, check out the Stage Custom series!

 

Here are some words from Yamaha about the Yamaha Rydeen:

“Genuine Yamaha tom and pipe clamps. Two 22.2 mm diameter tom clamps, and a pipe clamp.A versatile ball mount gives you the freedom to mount toms at any angle you want, and lets you incorporate other hardware* to create a configuration that’s perfect for you.*Hardware must conform to the standard Yamaha 22.2 mm specification.”

Check it out here: click this please!

Come and check out our Instagram and Facebook page for photos of the products, and more! Fell free to give us a call on 03 9870 4143 to talk to one of our friendly and helpful staff as well.

Marshall 1987x Plexi

Marshall 1987X Plexi – Marshall Amplifiers at Five Star Music

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Marshall amps, focusing on the Marshall 1987x Plexi.

You think amps. You think Marshall. It’s only natural. Famous for huge amps such as the JVM210, JVM410, and the classc JCM800. There’s nothing more classic than a plexi sound, and that is certainly found in the Marshall 1987X Plexi. It has been described as more aggressive and heady than the traditional plexi from the 60s, and is well worth a listen. The Marshall 1987X Plexi is also aesthetically identical to the original, while retaining all the traditional tonal characteristics of the classic. They’ve thrown in a modern touch of adding in an effects loop as well, so you get the ultimate amalgamation of modern and traditional.

Here are some words from Marshall about it:

While the 50 Watt 1987X head shares the same ‘Plexi’ front and rear panel features as the 100 Watt 1959SLP, it has its own distinctive sonic personality. More aggressive than the “60s ‘Plexi’s, the 1987X is much more of the “72 period, with a heady, sweet/aggressive tone. These tonal characteristics are what define this much respected all-valve head. Much care and effort has gone into ensuring that the 1987X remains true to those tonal characteristics, as well as ensuring it remains aesthetically true to the original ‘Plexi’. The only modern addition to this re-issue is a tonally transparent Series FX Loop.”

Check it out here: click this please!

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YAmaha Revstar RS620 now in stock at Five Star Music

Yamaha Revstar RS620 – Yamaha Guitar at Five Star MUsic

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Blaggin’ today about our Yamaha electric guitars, focusing on the Yamaha Revstar RS620.

The Yamaha Revstar RS620 is part of the Revstar range, featuring little brothers in the RS320 series (in black and yellow) and the RS420 as well. The Yamah Revstar RS620 is the big beastie of the lot however, being fully outfitted with all the bits and bobs and looks of a high quality instrument. Made with a mahogany body and a flamed maple top with Yamaha’s own vintage output pickups, this guitar is mint!

Here are some words directly from the wonderful humans down at Yamaha about the Yamaha Revstar RS620:

“Inspired by the 1974 Yamaha ‘Super Flighter’ guitar, the RS620 takes its design cues from a cult classic, combining them in perfect balance with the individual styling and custom-built vibe of the Revstar concept.
Its roots definitely run deep, but this isn’t your dad’s guitar.”

Check it out here: click this please!

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Strymon Lex Pedal Rotary Effects Pedal in STock at Five Star Music

Strymon Lex – Strymon Effects Pedals at Five Star Music

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Bloggin’ today about our Strymon pedals, focusing on our new Strymon Lex Pedal.

Strymon have had some ludicrously sought after and high quality effects pedals (particularly the BigSky, Timeline, and Sunset), but we have landed one of the Strymon Lex units. This studio-class pedal has the perfect emulation of the classic rotary system sound. Plug it in and be cast back to all those classic sounds on your favourite records. The Strymon Lex Pedal can be tweaked with 8 controls, which allow you to delve into creating your perfect rotary sound. Check out some words from Strymon below:

Born to Revolve.
When we decided to create a studio-class pedal that faithfully recreates the classic, unmistakable sound of the most sought-after rotating speaker system, we prepared to study every nuance and finest detail. The Strymon sound design labs have been filled with those signature, swirling, three-dimensional sounds, as we painstakingly analyzed and recreated the physics and mechanics behind these systems. The complete rotary system. Lex provides you with a complete, accurately reproduced rotary system: the low-frequency bass rotor, the rotating treble horn, the tube-driven amplifier, finely tuned microphone placement, and all the complex sonic interactions between these elements. Utilizing a ridiculously powerful SHARC DSP, every drop of processing power is harnessed to authentically represent these details.”

 

Check it out here: click this please!

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Zakk Wylde EMG Pickups

Zakk Wylde EMG Pickups- Zakk Wylde EMG Signature Pickup at Five Star Music

Hi there Internet, Gerald here from Five Star Music here. Bloggin’ today about our EMG Pickups, focusing on the Zakk Wylde EMG pickups.

While the EMG85, and EMG60 might be crowd favourites from the EMG pickup range… There’s something about the Zakk Wylde EMG Pickups signature set, with an EMG81 and EMG85 combo (with signature Zakk Wylde pick thrown in for good measure!). Zakk himself uses this exact set in all his guitars (back in the day, Gibson and Epiphone, but Zakk recently made his own brand called Wylde Audio! We have one of his viking models in stock too!)

“Known the world over as one of the greatest guitar players ever, Zakk Wylde relies on his 81/85 signature set for his aggressive tone and sustain. This classic set up comes complete with long shaft volume and tone controls for installation in Zakk’s beloved Les Paul and similar styled guitars.”

Check it out here: click this please!

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