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FENDER VINTERA SERIES IS HERE!

We had the pleasure of having a sneak peek at the new Mexican made Fender series a few weeks back. The Fender Vintera. Aimed squarely at those craving the classic years of Fender builds. Throw back colours like, Daphne Blue, Sea Foam Green, Inca Silver, Fiesta Red, Mocha and Surf Green combined with pickups voiced to be more like the originals these really stood out to us. Great value and an authentic Fender feel with period correct neck profiles. They Read More...

FREE Alges stand with Yamaha Student Brass & Woodwind

With the EOFY fast approaching we've bundled together a great offer for those purchasing a Yamaha Student Brass & Woodwind instrument. Select models come with a FREE Alges Pro Sheet Music Stand worth $95. A music stand is an essential tool as a beginner and we've bundled in one of the best that you should see last many years. While stocks last! See links here, Yamaha YCL 255 Student Clarinet Yamaha YAS280 Student Alto Saxophone Yamaha YSL154 Student Trombone Yamaha YFL212 Student Flute Yamaha YTR2330 Student Trumpet   Read More...

BEST DELAY PEDALS

Presenting a selection of our favourite and best delay pedals at Music Junction.   What's a delay effect? A delay or echo effect is the recording of an input signal, storing it, then playing it back after a period of time that you'll usually have the control over. With 3 main delay types, Tape Echo, Analog Effect units and Digital Units you can these days be as subtle or as adventurous as you like. In no particular order here are some of the Read More...

Albums on the spin : APRIL

What are we listening to? What's consuming our conversations at work? Does anyone care? Maybe ... Here is a taste for those wanting to sink some teeth into new and old stuff. Matt at Blackburn Artist: Deafheaven Album: Sunbather A recurring spin for me. It’s high energy and fast while being entrancing and atmospheric. Huge reverbs and black metal singing make for a great contrast. Saw them play in Melbourne again recently so it’s getting another thrash. Shaun at Camberwell Artist: Quantum Milkshake Album: Determination A collective of local Melbourne Read More...

What is a piano’s ‘action’ and why it matters

When looking to buy a piano there are many factors that ‘weigh in’ to the decision. Understanding a piano’s ‘action’ contributes to the development of good piano playing technique. What is a piano ‘action’? The piano ‘action’ is the mechanism that’s made up of over 30 parts that transfer the movement from the piano keys to the hammers. Its job is to translate the energy from the player's hands to the strings. What is a piano playing technique? Technique is the ability of Read More...

Cases & bags to protect your instrument

What's the best way to protect your instrument when travelling? Hard case? Soft case? What do I need to consider? Hopefully Music Junction can pass across some case experience and help your decision! Soft cases - the daily commute with your faithful companion will certainly be easier with a soft contoured case or bag. Most decent quality soft style protection bags provide shock absorbent padding or foam. It keeps the bags lightweight and super portable. Most include easy-to-carry backstraps, sling-style shoulder Read More...

Beginner instrument practice tools and tips

A challenge we face everyday meeting first-time players is passing on enough info and support when learning an instrument, so that it feels achievable and inspiring for the beginner. That first attempt learning an instrument too often ends in tatters, with said instrument under the bed or in the cupboard, and years later the conversation turns to regret for not having a proper crack at it. But persisted with properly, that first try could be a gateway to a lifelong Read More...

HARTKE BASS AMPS AT MJ

Since 1985 Hartke Bass Amps have pushed boundaries in the bass amplifier world. Through unique aluminium cone drivers producing huge tone to portable and heavy duty cab builds used by some of the worlds best bass players. We are proud to offer these stand out bass amps at Music Junction. With a focus on the HD bass combo series we think that the patented HyDrive speaker is sure to impress for home, recording and gig use. Find the range at Read More...

Eastman Guitars Melbourne

We are super excited to offer Eastman Guitars and Mandolins at Music Junction, Camberwell. World class instruments rooted in traditional builds  . They are values packed with Lollar pickups, Seymour Duncan pickups with Nitro or antique hand varnish finishes making them truly unique. Their Thinline series certainly our favourite amongst the electric guitars. We find they are like picking up a guitar you've played and owned for years! Winning plenty of awards for a variety of models we highly recommend Read More...

TC Electronic pedals at MJ Camberwell

TC Electronic pedals have provided some of the greatest modern day artists with the tone they want. The Hall of Fame Reverbs and Flashbacks becoming industry standards due to their tone print capabilities allowing you to capture artist tones. Our other TC Electronic fav is certainly the Ditto looper series pedals. Easy to use and great tracking. TC even have a super affordable range that cover Tremolo, Delay, Tube drive, fuzz and chorus to name a few. Hugely robust and Read More...