Archive: Apr 2014

MI AUDIO TO SHOWCASE AMPS AND PEDALS AT STUDIOS 301 OPEN DAY

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Studios 301 in Sydney, Australia will be opening their doors for a rare glimpse inside the iconic recording studios on Saturday May 3rd, 2014. MI Audio will be taking a slew of amplifiers and effects and will be presenting a guitar specific "how-to" information session with ARIA-nominated producer/engineer, Lachlan Mitchell.

Other brands that will be a part of the Open Day include Avid, CDA Pro Audio, Shure and JLM Audio to name a few. Spots are limited so RSVP for your chance to peek behind the curtains of one of Sydney's best award-winning studios.

ON: Saturday, May 3rd 2014 from 12-4pm

AT: Studios 301, 18 Mitchell Rd Alexandria NSW 2015

RSVP essential: http://www.studios301.com/news/301-open-day/

 

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MI AUDIO ‘APACHE’ COMBO AMPLIFIER POP-UP SALE!

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We will be selling our two MI Audio 'Apache' 1x12 combo amplifiers for $1995 each at Global Vintage Guitars in Sydney until they are both sold!

These are two prototypes that we took to NAMM where they received rave reviews. The production model will move away from this initial design so this is your chance to own a two-of-a-kind amplifier. We have had a lot of interest in these combos and expect them to sell fast.

Here is some info on the MI Audio 'Apache':

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Apache' is a 30W combo designed with a nod to the classic 60’s, jangly sound made famous by the British rock ‘n’ roll invasion. Covered in wine-red tolex and black/silver grill cloth, the cabinet oozes a charm and style that will stand out on any stage!

A quartet of EL84 power tubes (and GZ34 valve rectifier) gives two channels of chiming cleans and treble-boosted overdrive. Each channel has an independent CUT control and two spring-reverb controls (LEVEL and TONE) for a variety of tones from splashy 60’s surf to stadium-rock crunch! There is a REVERB BYPASS toggle switch that removes the reverb circuit (including valves) from the audio path to ensure the purest signal possible. Both REVERB and CHANNEL may be selected via the included footswitch.

 The novel power-amp and power-supply design has three different fixed bias settings assignable to each channel giving three different levels of power, feel and response. A three-position switch has also been added to provide three levels of gain for the overdrive channel - this baby can really scream!

Contact Global Vintage Guitars if you are interested, or if you are in Sydney, pop down to Global Vintage to hear the amps for yourself!

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MI AUDIO WELCOMES SEAN HURWITZ TO THE MI AUDIO ARTIST ROSTER!

The latest artist to join the MI Audio Artist stable is US-based musician, producer and song writer, Sean Hurwitz. Originally from Israel where he started as a session guitarist and sound engineer, he has worked with all the top artists. This inspired him to reach for even greater heights in the international music scene.

Currently in Los Angeles, California, Sean is an outstanding guitarist who has had the pleasure of co-writing, producing, recording touring and playing with such top-echelon artists as:

Smash Mouth
Gin Blossoms
Judith Hill
Anna Nalick
Chris Wallace
Kelley James
Ferras
Caitlyn Taylor Love
Laze & Royal
Jordy Towers

Sean H has been a long-time Crunch Box fan and user and will now be using several MI Audio effects with Smash Mouth on his next tour, Under The Sun Tour 2014, with Sugar Ray, Uncle Cracker and Blues Traveler.

Welcome aboard Sean and we can't wait to work together in 2014!

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