13th September 2022
Yesterday Roland Corporation and Drum Workshop Inc. announced an agreement for Roland to buy all remaining DW shares. The iconic drum company will join Roland as a standalone unit, bringing together their expertise and reach in both acoustic and electronic drums and percussion. Continue reading
In January 2022, a panel of industry leaders from the Australian Music Association participated in a discussion for NAMM’s Believe in Music series. Rob Walker (AMA), Anthony Ursino (Macron Music / AMA President), Warrick Baker (Kawai / AMA Vice President) and Michael Jago (Link Audio / AMA Treasurer) took an in-depth look at the post-pandemic state of the market. In this video they analyze new developments, share some lessons learned through the pandemic. Continue reading
FROM 1st January 2014 it will be illegal to sell wireless devices that operate with 694 – 820 Mhz.
As of January 1st 2015 it will be illegal to operate any wireless audio device between 694 and 820MHz
Links to more information:
ACMA supplier fact sheet
ACMA retailer advice (PDF: 100Kb)
ACMA media release
The Australian Wireless Audio Group AWAG is an industry group set up to protect the interests of suppliers and retailers of Wireless Audio Equipment. It has lobbied the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for over 5 years on the crucial issues to our industry and to the consumer. The ACMA has taken actions that affect the music products industry this month – it has claimed to commence a communication channel to protect users and sellers of wireless mics and equipment.
We are pleased to work with ACETA to help awareness of how members may be affected.