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

70TH ANNIVERSARY FENDER BROADCASTER BLACKGUARD BLONDE FIVE STAR MUSIC RINGWOOD

Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster now in store!

70th anniversary Fender Broadcaster now in store at Five Star Music!

Now HERE is something that will take you back in time. We’ve been lucky enough to recieve one of the 70th anniversary Broadcasters in store!

Let me tell you a story of the famed Broadcaster guitar.

Once upon a time in a marketing meeting far far away, the powers that were at Fender developed and produced a guitar that would come to redefine the 6-stringed industry. This little guitar became known as the Broadcaster.

Then, disaster struck, when Fender received a cease and desist via telegram from the Gretsch-owned BroadKaster, ordering them to stop using the name “Broadcaster”. For a short time, these guitars came out with no name, and were dubbed the “nocaster”.

The original Broadcaster models however became highly collectable, with only about 250 though to have been produced. These guitars have firmly cemented themselves as a part of Fender’s history.

What’t that you say? The Broadcaster looks eerily familiar? That’s because it is!

After a short while, the ‘nocaster’ was eventually named the Telecaster, a name that has (obviously) stuck around until today.

So, if you’re a huge telecaster fan, or a Fender collector, then this guitar is most definitely one to check out!

Features include an ash body with Blackguard Blonde lacquer finish, period-correct black phenolic pickguard, thick “U”-shaped neck, Custom Shop-designed ’50-’51 Blackguard pickups, special anniversary neck plate, embroidered case and a custom Certificate of Authenticity.

The controls are wired for standard Telecaster operation, while an optional original Broadcaster wiring kit, included in the case, can be installed to replicate the unique “blend” circuit used in original Broadcasters. If this is something you’d be interested in, just let us know and our techs can get it installed for you!

And basically that sums up why we’re so excited to have this piece of history in the store! Come check out the Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster here or come in store to check it out in the flesh (or in this case, wood).

As this is a 70th anniversary edition, production of this guitar is strictly limited to 2020 only.

BEHRINGER CRAVE ANALOG SYNTH BLOG BANNER FIVE STAR MUSIC RINGWOOD

Behringer Crave has landed here at Five Star Music!

The much-anticipated Behringer Crave has finally landed at Five Star Music!

The gods of synth wave have graced us with yet another steller analog synth, this time in the form of the brand-spanking new Behringer Crave!

Featuring a heavenly pure analog signal path based on authentic VCO, VCF and VCA designs with the legendary Prophet 5 VCO design, this synth is definitely a blast from the past!

Great care has been taken in engineering the CRAVE, including the true to the original analog circuitry, legendary VCO, VCF and VCA designs, all of which combine to make it easy to recreate the classic sound performance. This highly-focused attention to detail is what gives the CRAVE its ultra-flexible sound shaping capability, which covers everything from super-fat bass and lead tones to stunning effects – and all the way out to the otherworldly sounds of your imagination.

CRAVE has 47 controls, all laid out in a highly-intuitive format that puts the joy back into your music creation. And you can expand CRAVE’s tone-sculpting capabilities beyond your wildest dreams by utilizing the 18 x 14 I/O matrix for incredibly vast and flexible patching options!

In addition to the great sound-sculpting features already mentioned, the CRAVE has still more to offer. The noise generator can also be used as modulation source to create distortion-like effects, which will send your solo soaring into the stratosphere. Glide (portamento) lets you sweep seamlessly over time from one note to the next, creating smooth-as-silk transitions that few other instruments can emulate. You can even modulate the pulse wave via the LFO, envelope or manually – for sounds ranging from mild to wild!

So basically, the Crave is a synth that has us all excited – and for all the right reasons too! We’re as keen as beans now that the Behringer Crave has officially landed here in store, and we bet you are too! Interested in picking one up? Come down to our shop in Ringwood or give us a call on 9780 4143! Or, check out this beast of a synth on our website.

FENDER PLAYER LEAD SERIES GUITAR BLOG FEATURED IMAGE FEATURING LEAD TWO GUITAR IN NEON GREEN FIVE STAR MSUIC AUSTRALIA LEAD 2

Fender Player Lead Series Guitars Now In Stock!

New to Five Star Music are the Fender Player Lead series guitars! A much anticipated reissue of the cult favourite guitar of the late 70s, these guitars are certain to become the hottest new item of 2020. We’ve had these guys on order since their announcement late last year, and the first stock has finally arrived!

The Features

Featuring a light-weight, comfortable body shape with a modern ‘C’ shape neck and your choice of either a double humbucker or double single coil pick configuration, these guitars are sure to tick all of your guitar playing boxes!

The Player Lead II additionally features Player Series Stratocaster style single coil pickups (in a dual-slanted formation) and a two-way phase toggle switch for expanded tonal possibilities!

The Player III, on the other hand, features two alnico humbucking pickups with the option of coil splits! So versatile!

The Reviews

Personally, we’re loving this new range here at the shop. The colours are certainly a blast from the past, and the modern ‘C’ neck just feels like butter. Combined with the comfortable and light weight body, these guitars are a real hit. They certainly get our stamp of approval!

FENDER LEAD II ELECTRIC GUITAR NEON GREEN PLAYER SERIES FIVE STAR MUSIC AUSTRALIA

The Price

We have the Lead 2 in Neon Green and Crimson Red Transparent, and the Lead 3 in Olympic White. Going for the hot price of $999 each, these are sure to sell quick!

Check them out on our website, or, if you have the time, feel free to drop into the store at 102 Maroondah Highway Ringwood and try them out with our selection of Fender amps (or if you’re feeling really crazy, plug it into a Marshall!)

BEHRINGER POLY D SYNTH

Behringer Poly D Synth… Coming Soon!

A brand new synth with 37 full size keys, and four analogue VCOs… Count us in!

Hi there team, Jerry here, from the internet.

Check out the latest press release from Behringer Australia about the new Poly D synth!

“Teasing the synth community a month ago with their secret Model D “warp drive” video, Behringer have taken everyone by surprise by announcing the POLY D that features a 37- full sized keys and four analog VCOs letting you enjoy the fat lead and bass sounds via a four note polyphony.

There’s a choice of triangle/saw, saw, square, wide pulse and narrow pulse waveforms on the first three oscillators, while the fourth is able to access triangle, reverse saw, saw, square, wide pulse and narrow pulse to give you a variety of tonal possibilities. The POLY D features the classic 24dB latter filter that Moog synthesizers are well renowned for, an LFO, inbuilt distortion circuit, a stereo Bucket Brigade Delay chorus based on the Juno-60, a 32-step sequencer and an arpeggiator.”

Feel free to contact us in regards to this! We have some on order, and they are confirmed as coming soon… So get in quick to preorder now!

Drum and Percussion Catalogue

Five Star Music’s Drum and Percussion Catalogue is out now! Check it out here for bargains throughout our drums and percussion instruments.

Hi there team, Jerry here, from the internet.


Well, it’s still time, catalogue time that is! We have another catalogue running at the moment for all you wonderful drum and percussion players! It will be running for a while, so have a look through the great range of products from some of our favourite brands. The catalogue is available to view on our home page (here’s a handy link for you!)

This catalogue has great deals accross DW, PDP, LP, and ProMark products. If you’re after a bargain from any of those… Check out this catalogue!

Feel free to contact us with any questions about the new and exciting Drum and Percussion Catalogue.

Summer Alive 2019 – 2020 Catalogue!

Five Star Music’s Summer Alive Catalogue is out now!

Hi there team, Jerry here, from the internet.
Well, it’s time. Catalogue time! We have a catalogue running at the moment called Summer Alive! It will be running for a while, so have a look through the great range of products from some of our favourite brands. The catalogue is available to view on our home page (here’s a handy link for you!)

Feel free to contact us with any questions about the new and exciting Summer Alive catalogue.

Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen

Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen – Here Now!

Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen. Here now at Five Star Music. Considering the success and reputation of the 2nd Gen of Focusrite Scarlett products, we are very excited to see all the new updates for the Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen!

We will have the following units arriving in stock any day now…

With new preamp upgrades, USB C options, these recording interfaces are designed for the future and all your needs. Click the links to see what is on offer and what unit suits you most!

Feel free to contact us with any questions about the new exciting Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen line of products. We are very excited! Our hi-tech room will be lined with red!

Ormsby Guitars - Now at Five Star Music

Ormsby Guitars – Now at Five Star Music – Call now!

Hi there Internet, Jerry here, from Five Star Music!

We are very, very, excited to announce that we have established a partnership with Ormsby Guitars. These fantastic creations will be landing very soon, and we can’t wait to bring them to you. We have a range of models arriving, and they are viewable here:

Hype GTR 6 Beto Blue

Hype GTR 6 Dragon Burst

Hype GTR 6 Macassar Ebony

Hype GTR 7 Purr Pull

Hype GTR 7 Walnut Burl

Ormsby Guitars

If you have any queries, or are interested to know more, don’t hesitate to give us a call on 03 9870 4143. Alternatively, you can always send us through an email via our contact page.

Cheers!

Jerry

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!

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.