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Noof Noof Noof has been with Better Music for over 20 years and in the industry for over 30. He started his music touring career at 16 as the drummer for indigenous Australian band Desert Sea and Coloured Stone. One of his bands, Gazma, supported the likes of Killswitch Engage, Misery Signals and The Used and...
Bob Bob Hiding behind immaculately cascading hair, Bob has been with Better Music for over 15 years and is an expert in guitar setup. His chameleonic playing has taken him to the Czech Republic and has supported everyone from Cryptopsy to Lee Kernaghan.
Matt D Matt D You often can’t talk about Better Music without Matt being mentioned. Matt has a love for classic, vintage & traditional instruments and amplifiers. Matt has shared the stage with many popular acts and has a trick bag of classic 70’s guitar chops and hard rock vocals.
Nik Nik A proud left-handed guitarist and ESP endorsee, he played and toured with his band 8 Foot Sativa for over a decade. With a 10 year tenure at Rock Shop in NZ he brought his talents and punk energy to Australia for Better Music.
Oraine Oraine The virtuoso of pianos, Oraine has had a lifetime of touring and performing around the world. Completely self-taught, he has travelled across the planet from Jamaica to Australia to bring his incredible talent to Better Music.
Jonathan Jonathan Multi-instrumentalist and whistling enthusiast, Jonathan is our Piano & Keyboards Manager. He has studied music and piano on a scholarship. Performing in multiple bands, he can play everything from classical to math rock with his Fender Custom Shop P-Bass.
Jacob Jacob Starting in our warehouse, Jake emerged as a talented producer and sound designer. He’s won a Scholarship of Music and adores the soundplay of Flume, Panda Eyes and Au5. He writes heavy, bass thick tracks, though his obsession with Milo tends to halt his workflow.
Bob Bob Hiding behind immaculately cascading hair, Bob has...
Matt D Matt D You often can’t talk about Better Music without Ma...
Nik Nik A proud left-handed guitarist and ESP endorsee, he...
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New BOSS Space Echos! RE-2 vs RE-202 | Better Music

Just released by BOSS, the new RE-2 and RE-202 make Bob all giddy with echo, echo, echo... echo. Which one is the right one for you? Find out. RE-2 :: https://www.bettermusic.com.au/boss-re-2-space-echo-compact-pedal RE-202 :: https://www.bettermusic.com.au/boss-re-202-space-echo-pedal Link to Matt Walsham's article "Evolution of the Roland Space Echo" https://rolandcorp.com.au/blog/evolution-of-the-roland-space-echo
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Fantom-0 Series Review - Fantom-06, 07 & 08 | Better Music

The new FANTOM-0 series from Roland brings your creative world together, combining the sonic power and fluid workflow of the top-of-the-line FANTOM series in a streamlined instrument that goes everywhere your inspiration takes you. Play and produce with Roland’s best sounds and unleash your musical vision with a colour touchscreen, hands-on controls, and deep computer integration derived from the flagship models. 00:00 Intro 01:00 Synths 01:47 Sounds and Engine 04:15 Sampling 05:02 Model Expansions 05:33 Layout 05:53 Scenes, Splits and Layers 06:38 Roland Cloud 07:18 Conclusion Today we're using the FANTOM-06, it has 61 keys. FANTOM-07 is the same keyboard, just 76 keys. FANTOM-08 has 88 keys and is touch-sensitive. Pre-order now; FANTOM-06: https://www.bettermusic.com.au/roland-fantom-06-synthesizer-workstation-keyboard
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Yamaha PSR-E 273 vs 373 vs 473 Comparison | Better Music

Which PSR-E keyboard is right for you? Jonathan is here to walk you through the features of each keyboard and which is the best fit for you! Get these keyboards here: PSR-E273 - https://www.bettermusic.com.au/yamaha-psre273 PSR-E373 - https://www.bettermusic.com.au/yamaha-psre373 PSR-E473 - https://www.bettermusic.com.au/yamaha-psr-e473-61-note-digital-keyboard 0:00 Intro 0:14 PSR-E273 0:51 Interface & Sounds 2:00 Build, Speakers and I/O 2:38 Piano Sound Demo 2:57 PSR-E373 3:31 Touch Sensitivity & Speakers 4:05 Interface & Sounds 6:05 Piano Sound Demo 6:25 PSR-E473 6:47 I/O & Interface 7:57 Pro Level Features 9:05 Sounds 10:10 Groove Creator 11:20 Piano Sound Demo 11:56 Which one is right for you?
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Paoletti Guitars | Better Music

Handmade ✅ Italian ✅. Fabulous ✅ ✅ ✅ ✅ Paoletti Guitars are the latest addition to the Better Music catalogue! Made from aged wine barrels, these gorgeous specimens are unlike anything you've played before! See our range here - bettermusic.com.au/brand/paoletti-guitars 0:00 Looping Intro 2:17 Who are Paoletti Guitars? 3:38 Customised Colour 4:12 Stratospheric 4:39 The Models 5:39 JR Loft 6:35 Nancy 7:32 112 7:51 "Wine" Series 8:49 Outro
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Efnote 5X Review | Better Music

Jimmy reviews the brand spankin' new Efnote 5X! Made by a team compiled of ex-Roland drum engineers, Efnote are out to set a new standard! Get it here - https://www.bettermusic.com.au/efnote-est-5x 0:00 Intro 1:02 Looks 2:52 Feel 7:18 Sound 8:16 Module 10:35 Pros & Cons 13:21 Final Thoughts
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