Industry News

Australis Music on the Road with Big Guitar Brands

Australis made a visit to Melbourne last week, as part of its national dealer tour, and put on a pretty impressive display of guitars across its premium brands. CEO, Trevor Morrow said the visit was all about connecting with dealers after a successful NAMM show for guitar brands, Gibson, Epiphone and Ibanez particularly.

Allans Music Bourke Street Closes
The industry changes at the end of February with the closure of the last Allans Music store at 152 Bourke Street Melbourne. Since 1858 there has been an Allans Music store in Melbourne. However, over the last 20 years it has had an interesting commercial history.
It has been a nursery for many senior industry figures in sales and distribution of musical instruments in Australia and overseas, with many of the top executives and business owners having learned their chops at an Allans (or Brashs) store.
As read on social media ‘ 75% of my Facebook friends I met working at that store’

Punters queue at one of the many instore appearance made over the years








Link Audio Receives Award at the NAMM Show
At the PreSonus International Sales Meeting at NAMM, Link Audio was presented with the PreSonus 2018 APAC Distributor of the Year award. With Michael Jago in the photo is Laz Harris who is the APAC sales Manager for PreSonus, based in Cebu in the Philippines.









Amber Technology will be distributing Apogee & other products from the Sound Distribution’s catalogue from March 1. Michael Horn after over 30 years in the industry is moving to other pursuits, and we wish him will.
Dealer enquiries can go to Tony McDowell –

Cranbourne Music Celebrates 30 Years
Way back in 1989, a small shop in the country town of Cranbourne! This year Cranbourne Music celebrates 30 years! They’re telling customers and friends to ‘Brace yourself for a year of photo flashbacks, hypercolour t-shirts, bad woolen and some not woolen jumpers, Michaels beard and lots of great people we met along the way!’








Sony and the Resource Corporation.

Following the success of their distribution of Sony MDR headphones and DWZ wireless systems The Resource Corporation have become exclusive distributors for the Sony Hi Resolution Microphone series.

High-Resolution Audio enables the listener to experience these sounds in the same way that they are heard in the environment of the recorded sound, with all of the overtones and harmonic content that we sense, feel and hear.

There are 3 microphones in the range:

C100 – side address
ECM100N – End address OMNI
ECM100U – End address Cardioid

National Sales Manager Tony Burn said “ High resolution audio will improve the experience for artists and listeners alike. These mics sound amazing and in reviews are often compared to microphones at twice the price.”