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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.
Doops Doops Local fuzz enthusiast and pedal connoisseur, if you’ve had a pedalboard built by us Doops was most likely the brain behind the design. He lives and dies by his 1968 Fender Telecaster and Two-Rock amp, blasting blues riffs as hard as possible.
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...
Oraine Oraine The virtuoso of pianos, Oraine has had a lifetime ...
Doops Doops Local fuzz enthusiast and pedal connoisseur, if yo...
Jonathan Jonathan Multi-instrumentalist and whistling enthusiast, Jo...
Jacob Jacob Starting in our warehouse, Jake emerged as a talen...
Noof Noof Noof has been with Better Music for over 20 years ...

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