14 April 2015: Check out Premier Guitar's Review of the KORG Nuvibe
Premier Guitar is a great magazine/website/ online community that reports on - and celebrates - all things guitar. They recently posted an extensive review of the KORG Nuvibe and this sweet video demo.
20 January 2015: CMI appointed new distributor of Blackstar Amplifiers
CMI are proud to announce our new appointment as the exclusive Australian distributor for Blackstar Amplification, effective February 1st 2015. Existing Australian stock from the previous distributor has... Read more
14 January 2015: ESP 40th Anniversary Models
Since it's a landmark anniversary year, ESP is introducing five limited-edition models to help commemorate the occasion.
The LTD LEC-2015 (limited to 300 worldwide), LMH-2015 (limited to 300 worldwide), and the 7-string LH7-2015 (limited to 200 worldwide) are beautifully detailed guitars... Read more
20 August 2014: Rimpitch: a new style of tuner for the acoustic guitar
Attach inside the sound hole and tune with a natural line of sight
Fits a variety of acoustic guitars
Piezo pickup rapidly and accurately detects the sound
LORD is one of Australia's highest profile heavy melodic bands, touring both nationally and internationally with artists such as Queensryche, Iced Earth, Nightwish, Saxon, Nevermore, Gamma Ray, former Iron Maiden vocalist Paul Dianno... Read more
8 August 2014: Amity Affliction Competition Winner
The signed Amity Affliction guitar competition drew a massively unprecedented response. Sadly there can only be one winner and the lucky guy was... Read more
1 August 2014: DigiTech® Bass Whammy Featuring Branden Campbell of Neon Trees
The DigiTech® Bass Whammy is back and changing the way many bass players throw down! Branden Campbell of Neon Trees fame shows off the Bass Whammy and discusses using it on tour. The Bass Whammy is available now!
16 July 2014: Ampeg introduces new BA Series Combos
Completely redesigned, Ampeg's all-new BA Series Bass Combos deliver a wide range of classic Ampeg tones in modern, performance-driven designs perfect for serious gigging and rehearsal. Read more
16 July 2014: ESP endorsees top the charts!
Australian ESP endorsees, The Amity Affliction, bagged their second number 1 on the ARIA albums chart in mid-June with their fourth studio album "Let the Ocean Take Me".
CMI/ESP Australia offer a huge congrats to the band who will take the album on the road from late August.
16 July 2014: HOT new stompboxes from Digitech & DOD!
Check out the latest stomps from Digitech/DOD... Read more
16 July 2014: KORG releases SDD-3000 Programmable Delay
The classic sound of the SDD-3000 digital delay, reborn as a pedal! Feature-packed and chock full of amazing features, the SDD-3000 is a redreation of KORG's classic rack-mount SDD-3000 from 1982 in pedal form. For more info click here
16 July 2014: Ahead Phil Rudd Drumsticks in stock
We've seen the arrival of some pairs of Ahead Phil Rudd signature drum stick pairs.
Of course Phil needs no introduction as the engine room of Australia's greatest musical export, AC/DC! For more info click here
16 July 2014: Gregg Bissonette Joins the Dixon Drum Family
GRAMMY Award-winning drummer Gregg Bissonette recently announced his new partnership with Dixon Drums. The renowned drummer will introduce his Artisan Series Gregg Bissonette Signature drum set this fall, working with Dixon as an artist endorser, clinician... Read more
16 July 2014: Cajon Pedal Plus reviewed by Modern Drummer
Dixon's revolutionary remote beater gets a great rap in the latest issue of Modern Drummer. See it here
12 June 2014: NEW E-II Parkway Drive Signature Models!
We are very excited to announce 2 new ESP E-II signature models from Australia's leading Metalcore act Parkway Drive and their guitarists Jeff Ling and Luke Kilpatrick. Read more
12 June 2014: DOD Envelope Filter makes a funky comeback
A long-time fave of funk guitarists and bass players for its distinctive auto-wah 'quack', the DOD 440 (2014) now also has the new addition of an 'up and down' switch that lets you choose which part of the sweep you want to emphasise. Read more
12 June 2014: KORG Nuvibe demo
The KORG Nuvibe is a legendary modulation effect unit, that's been reborn under the careful supervision of the original engineer. This highly sought after pedal with a long history of allure is ready to take on stages all over the world once again: the Nuvibe, by KORG.
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...
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...
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
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