Monday, August 12, 2019

New Addition to The Music Spot Team - and a public holiday today!

Nothing ever stays the same around here for too long, so it is with great excitement that we welcome our newest team member, Matthew! 



Matthew is an amazing Piano and Keyboard player who has great knowledge in his feild.This week we gave a warm welcome to Matthew and we hope you do as well. While you're at it, come down and say G'day to the rest of the staff.


 Matthew is a welcome addition to the Music Spot team who has some new faces that we would like to introduce. We have CJ who is our resident drum specialist, Sean and Matt who are our resident guitar specialists and Nathan who is our Pro Audio and Keyboard specialist. For any musical problems that need solving or advice being needed, we are here to help in anyway we can.


Also - today is EKKA MONDAY! That means we are CLOSED and will open again tomorrow, Tuesday 13th August at 9am, bright eyed and bushy tailed as always. So we strongly advise that you take this glorious day to go and enjoy  the Ekka, as that's what we will be doing!



In the meantime, you can still check us out online, and on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram as well!

Monday, August 5, 2019

Yamaha Basses, Ampeg Amps and Fender Rumbles

This week is all about Yamaha Basses!


Yamaha has long been the bedrock of quality Musical instruments, and they approach their Bass Guitar range with that same ethos in mind. 

The BB Series has been bringing you classic, iconic Bass style since 1977, and the TRBX Series gives you a strong foundation for your innovative Musical pursuits. With many models from each of these ranges, we are sure to have the perfect Bass for you!

Brows our range of Yamaha Basses here, or come into our Browns Plains superstore to try them out personally.

Just Landed: Ampeg Micro Stack



Freshly arrived in store the Ampeg 100W Micro-CL Stack. Perfect for those who want pure Ampeg power while intending to keep their neighbours in a non-murderous mood. Plus, and this is just my personal opinion, it looks like a wedding cake. Delicious!

Get yours here.

Brand New Stock: Fender Rumble something


For bassists everywhere at all levels, Rumble bass combos are re-engineered to be astoundingly compact, portable and lightweight, with seismic Fender bass tone and stage-worthy features.

The stylish Rumble 100 combo pumps 100 watts of pure Fender bass muscle and finesse. Lighter and louder than ever, it's built with great features including classic Fender styling, 12" Eminence® speaker, overdrive circuit, versatile three-button voicing and more. A must-have combo for any bassist!

Get your own here.


Come down to our Browns Plains store anytime to try out any of our fantastic instruments and grab yourself a great deal! Or if you're more the sitting down type, check us out on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.

Monday, July 29, 2019

August is Bass Month!

We have a new month just around the corner, and in August we celebrate all things bottom end!



Ever wanted to play Bass and didn't know where to start?

Why not try one of these Starter Packs!





Check out the Ashton AB4 Bass Starer Pack. No band is complete without a heavy, bottom end bass tone. The AB4 delivers this and more, with an upgraded 20W amp that definitely packs a punch. The pack comes with all the extras you need to get your bass playing up and running, meaning that you’ll be shaking the walls in no time.





Or if you want to start small, try on this Essex 3/4 size Vintage Style Short Scale Bass pack. Traditional 60’s style solid basswood body. Maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. 20 frets. 30” scale. P pickup. Volume and tone controls with chrome knobs. Tortoiseshell 3 ply scratchplate. Chrome vintage machine heads and bridge. Supplied with SX heavy duty 7mm padded gig bag and UPlay Guitar Guide with free online lessons. Full colour display box. Everything you need and nothing you don't!





If Bass isn't your thing, we did get this gorgeous new Squier Electric Guitar in this week. Check out this Arctic White Bullet Strat with Laurel Fingerboard. Looks, feels and sounds like a professional Strat but at a price anyone can get in on!

We make it easy for everyone to begin their Musical journey, no matter what their budget. For more great deals like these, come into our Browns Plains superstore, or check us out online!

Monday, July 22, 2019

Mixers, New Cort Guitar & New Pearl Drums

July is powering through, and we have now come to Mixers Week!



We have options available for all your mixing needs. Like this Behringer Xenyx 1202FX Mixer, which allows you to effortlessly achieve premium-quality sound, thanks to its 4 onboard studio-grade XENYX Mic Preamps and ultra-musical 'British' channel EQs.

Or this Presonus AR12 Analogue Mixer. It's a musician’s mixer: lightweight, versatile, feature-rich, and packed with analogue connections and digital tools, yet easy to learn and use.

What about this Yamaha MGP16X Analogue Mixer - it's a premium mixing console in every aspect, every feature and every sound. Not just for live bands and DJ's, the MG Series mixing consoles can easily adapt to a truly impressive range of applications from portable PA to fixed installation.



This week we had this beautiful Cort Guitar land in our shop, and check this thing out!


The GA-PF (Grand Auditorium - Pau Ferro) has an arm bevel-cut on the body top and an arched Pau Ferro back with Pau Ferro sides which provide a clear yet warm tone with superb sustain while providing a rich striped look. 


The Pau Ferro exhibits characteristics of Rosewood, Ebony and Maple with a powerful fundamental sound and subdued overtones. The GA-PF Bevel also features an LR Baggs pickup and preamp system for a natural high-quality plugged-in sound for live performances.



And speaking of new things landing, CJ is excited about this new Pearl Roadshow kit.



The Pearl Roadshow is the ideal travel kit, perfect for practice, performnce and rehearsal. It includes the best hardware package in its range, and is a great kit for beginners and seasoned drummers alike. We love it so much we got it in two colours - Metallic Bronze and Metallic Charcoal - so take your pick!



Don't forget to look us up on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, as well as come into our Browns Plains superstore to try out all these goodies for yourself!

Monday, July 15, 2019

Ampeg and a look at Microphones

Look what's landed at The Music Spot!



AMPEG - the makers of the legendary SVT Bass amp range, used on massive stages globally have now an affordable range of bass amplifiers, the mighty BA range!

Featuring the classic Ampeg tones packed into a smaller amp size amp package.

Most models feature the scrambler a hard rock fuzz tone desired by many bass players built in.


We also have the Ampeg Opto Comp compressor pedal and Scrambler effect pedal in store!

Come in and have a play today!!

BA108: 8 inch speaker 20W
BA110: 10 inch speaker 40W with scrambler
BA115: 15 inch speaker 150W with scrambler

These amps pack a huge punch for their size at an affordable price.



Also this week we are looking at our great range of Microphones.


Currently at The Music Spot we are fully stocked with AKG microphones.
Whether you are looking to perform live or at rehearsal.  Record at home or go fully wireless we have the solution for you.

The AKG D5 Dynamic mic is great for live performance.
The AKG WMS Dual vocal mic allows you to go fully wireless live, great for churches or live performances with two vocalists.
The AKG P220 Condensor Mic is an amazingly clear vocal microphone for recording.

Also we have the Aston range of Condenser Mics.  These are UK made and feature a gold evaporated capsule for the highest quality of recording clarity.

Try the Ashton Spirt Mic for a high performance switchable pattern microphone.

In the more affordable options we have Behringer Microphones which start from $89.

Come in for a demonstration today!


And don't forget to follow us on Instagram, YouTube and Facebook as well!

Monday, July 8, 2019

Recording Week, and Some New Fenders

Week Two of Pro Audio Month is dedicated to Recording, and we have a lot of tools of the trade to assist you in producing a masterpiece.





The Zoom Q4 is all about bringing a new dimension to your music. It combines high-definition video with high-resolution audio, providing everything you need to shoot amazing videos with incredible sound.

The Q4 delivers audio nuance and quality that far surpass that of any other video camera. Its built-in X/Y microphone allows you to create stunning stereo recordings that cover a wide area while still capturing sound sources in the centre with clarity and definition.



As for new arrivals, we recently had these three gorgeous Fender Squier Classic Vibe models rock up at our door.



For a classic look and classic sound in a modern feel, we've got you covered!


So when those tax refund dollars start trickling in, we can help you with all your Music needs, no matter what you play. Check us out online, on Instagram, Youtube or Facebook, or better yet come into our Browns Plains superstore and let us help you find your perfect fit!

Monday, July 1, 2019

New (Financial) Year, New Us!

Happy FY20 everyone! Who can believe it's July already? And for us, that means Pro Audio Month!

That means each week we're going to be having great deals on our range of Live Sound, Recording, Microphones, and Mixers. 

To whet your appetite, check out this great deal on this Bose S1 Powered Pro PA System



Let them hear you at your best with the Bose S1 Pro multi-position PA system. Designed for musicians, DJs and general PA use, the S1 Pro is the ultimate all-in-one PA, floor monitor and practice amplifier that’s ready to be your go-anywhere Bluetooth® music system for nearly any occasion.


The boys have gone nuts with their New Financial Year redecorating - check out our new shop layout! 



It's like a whole new space.


And speaking of new and exciting, this amazing new Tanglewood Sundance Performance Pro Guitar just landed in our shop. 



The Sundance Performance Pro X45 AVE model is a stylish Super Folk Cutaway Electro with onboard Fishman Electronics for optimum stage performance. It features a hand selected premium AAA grade solid Cedar top, paired with genuine Solid Mahogany back and sides. The X45 AVE is the perfect guitar for the gigging musician and is flexible enough due to its sizing to be comfortable to both male and female players. What's not to love?


So you can see the fun never stops here at The Music Spot, even in our 27th year! Come on down to Browns Plains and say hello!