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April 2014: CMI now distributing Gon Bops Percussion

Since 1954, Gon Bops instruments have consistently delivered legendary quality and innovative design, building the finest Latin percussion instruments in the world.

They have been crafted for and designed with the world's finest artists, who have been playing Gon Bops on the most influential recordings and largest stages in the world. 

We now have a selection in stock - see the range here


February 2014: New Bass Whammy released at NAMM

The next generation Bass Whammy uses the most advanced pitch detection and polyphonic note tracking technology to create the world’s best pitch shifting effect pedal optimised for bass.



February 2014: Mackie Monitor Upgrade Competition ON NOW!

CMI are pleased to announce the launch of the Mackie MR Monitor Upgrade competition. For a chance to upgrade your Mackie MR monitors to a pair of professional grade Mackie HR 824MKII just click here for details!


12 December 2013: New Digitech Element & Element XP Guitar Multi-effects

The DigiTech Element gives guitar players everything they need to explore guitar tones and discover their own sound. The DigiTech Element has 34 different pedals, 12 amps, and 9 speaker cabinets to choose from, a guitar tuner, and dedicated headphone jack so you can play all night long without waking the neighbours. With 100 factory presets to build from, you can create and save up to 100 more custom presets as you go. Kick on one of the 45 different drum tracks to play to jam to, with the touch of a button...

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12 December 2013: DOD Classics return with a few twists!

It’s the biggest news in guitar effects in decades: DigiTech has announced the rebirth of DOD, one of the world’s most legendary guitar pedal lines. DOD is returning with a vengeance...

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12 December 2013: Vocalist Live FX now here

The Vocalist Live FX is the next generation vocal effect processor with studio quality vocal effects and new Live Adapt listening technology. When you’re on stage you need the same high performance and superior audio quality you’re accustomed to from the studio... Read more


12 December 2013: Digitech Hardwire V-10 Powerblock

Your pedalboard is the sum of all its parts. Power your pedals with the same high-quality materials that every HardWire pedal is built with. The CSA-Certified HardWire V-10 Power Block ensures ultimate tonal integrity, protection, and low noise for your pedalboard...

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12 December 2013: New products from Ampeg - just arrived!

The Ampeg V-4B 100W All-Tube Bass Head is a remarkable reissue of the legendary 1971 original, delivering the pure tube tone and unmistakable grind that earned the classic a place in bass history.

The Ampeg SVT vintage bass enclosures deliver pure Ampeg tone in a ported cabinet design that bridges the gap between the fast transient response you want and the rich low end you deserve. Read more


12 December 2013: New KORG Guitar Gadgets

Recent months have seen a plethora of great new effects and tuner devices from Korg in great colours and styles. 

Check out a rundown here


29 Nov 2013: Hamilton Stands

The Hamilton story begins in 1883 when the Krauth and Benninghofen families started their business in Hamilton, Ohio. Demand for their patented stands greatly increased after displaying at the 1906 St. Louis International Exhibition, which also featured John Philip Sousa’s band and the ragtime music of Scott Joplin... Read more and look at pricing & details (pics coming soon).


29 Nov 2013: Ahead Armor Bags and Sticks now available

Ahead Armor bags are among the most innovative, durable and stylish drum bags on the market and are sure to impress even the most discriminating drummers; while Ahead sticks are recyclable and are the choice of many heavyweight drummers around the world. Check out the range here!


Korg PitchHawk Clip-On Tuner: Don't get caught out-of-tune!

The latest tuner in Korg’s line of flagship tuners has arrived: announcing the PitchHawk-G (AW-3G) for guitar/bass and the PitchHawk-U (AW-3U) for ukulele. Providing the high precision and sensitivity that you expect from Korg, a new type of clip offers a firmer grip and greater durability. There’s also an adjustable arm and ball joint that provides flexibility and compact storage, plus a new type of display that’s designed for high visibility and operability, a function that warns against over-winding the first string, and a selection of versatile tuning modes. The PitchHawk is the new standard for all clip-type tuners to follow.

KO-AW3G – Black Clip on tuner for guitar – RRP $34.99
KO-AW3GWH – White Clip on tuner for guitar – RRP $34.99
KO-AW3U – Clip on tuner for ukulele – RRP $34.99


Guitar World reviews the Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 36


Guitar World Magazine gave the Tubemeister 36  a resounding thumbs-up. For the reviewer, the bottom line was:

"The Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 36 may be a mini amp head, but it provides outstanding tones, versatile professional features and distinctive innovations that many full-size amps don’t offer."

Read the full review here



CMI now distributing iconic amp brand Ampeg

LOUD Technologies Inc. and CMI Music and Audio have announced a distribution agreement whereby CMI will serve as the exclusive Australian distributor for the LOUD’s Ampeg amplifier brand. Read more


LTD AC-30EQM series acoustics

ESP/LTD have recently branched into the acoustic guitar arena and the latest models to hit our shores are the AC-30EQM models. Read more


Digitech unveils iStomp™

The iStomp™ works just like every other stompbox. Step on the footswitch to turn it on and off. Adjust the knobs to get the sound you want. The biggest difference between the iStomp and other stompboxes is you can completely change the iStomp to be any pedal in the entire pedal line. Simply connect your iPod touch®, iPhone®, or iPad®... read more

Furthermore, read an extensive and glowing review of iStomp right here.


ESP Guitars Australia Facebook page... like it? LOVE it!

CMI has launched an ESP Guitars page for Australia where the latest endorsee activities and news can be found! Check it out here!

Tiltkit now available for Statesman DUAL-6L6

CMI is now stocking the Hughes & Kettner ‘Tiltkit’ to suit the Statesman DUAL-6L6 combo. Read more


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New Polyphonic Tuner
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The HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner takes you from tuning-to-tuned faster by showing you the status of each individual string after one strum. With the HardWire HT-6, one strum and you are on to do what you came to, play. Read more

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