Vater Buzz Kill is back!

Vater is pleased to announce the return of the Buzz Kill Drum and Cymbal Dampeners as well as the addition of the Buzz Kill Extra Dry.                       Buzz Kill is an easy to use drum/cymbal gel dampening system to control unwanted over ring and tone…. Read more »


Warwick Press Release Machine Heads and Truss Rod Cover now made from wood

All “Hand Crafted Warwick Custom Shop” basses now have an even more sophisticated appearance. As of January 2015 these noble instruments are fitted with wooden machine heads. In addition, the model name is engraved in the wooden truss rod cover of these instruments. Material for both is tailored to match each instrument’s fingerboard, and available… Read more »

Brent Fitz now using Vater Drumsticks

Vater – We’re proud to welcome Brent Fitz of Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators as a Vater Artist.                           A quick backstory on how Fitz ends up in a band with Slash and the guys… The musical dots that connected Fitz… Read more »

LR Baggs Presents Nathan Tasker / Nowhere to be Found

Nathan is a prominent singer/songwriter from Australia, named 2006 “Artist of the Year” and awarded “Song of the Year” by the Australian Christian Music Charts. This session was recorded at the Smoakstack studios in Nashville, USA. Nathan’s guitar was recorded direct with the LR Baggs M80 & Element pickups running through the Venue DI.          … Read more »

Active hosts another successful dealer evening

Active Music Distribution held another successful Dealer evening on the 21st of October 2014, this time for our friends at Music Mate. Thank you to everyone at Music Mate for attending, and giving us the opportunity to get to know one another, and congratulations to Peter Marakala for winning an Active voucher worth R2500.00. View… Read more »

Javier Reyes (Animals as Leaders) Joins ESP Artist Family

Javier Reyes, the highly respected, versatile guitarist from progressive metal band Animals as Leaders, is now part of the ESP Guitars artist endorsement roster. “I’m stoked,” says Reyes. “ESP guitars are just solid. I took one of the E-II models home to play for a few days, and I knew right away it was going… Read more »

Georg Voros

Georg Voros Upcoming Debut Album Release and Indiegogo Campaign

Sabian and Vater artist Georg Voros is releasing his eagerly anticipated debut album. To make this happen he invites you to become an integral part of this process. To help make this happen he has launched a crowd funding campaign for ‘Bach to Me’ where you will be able to order the pre-launch digital album… Read more »

Tiny Terror

Tiny Terror – Most Important Guitar Product in the Last 30 Years.

Guitarist Magazine has just published their list of the 30 most important guitar product of the last 30 years.  At number 1 is the Tiny Terror. “Orange’s miniature 15-watt valve head kickstarted a lunchbox amp craze that saw almost every major amp manufacturer follow suit.” “On hearing this news, I felt such a warm and… Read more »