October 2021 Newsletter

I don’t know about you but this year is somehow disappearing on me! I’m sure it was only a couple of weeks ago I was celebrating Other Music’s 2nd birthday and getting used to the colder weather.  Well, they say time flies when you’re having fun!

As we lead into the last quarter of the year, it’s time to start gearing up for the last term of school, Halloween 🎃 and dare I say, Christmas 🎄. 

There are some great specials, new products and a competition to tell you about this month.

October 2021 News

If you haven’t already, I’d love you to like the Other Music Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram.  

As always, feel free to contact me for any inquiries or questions.  I’m here to help.  And of course, you’re welcome to forward this post to any friends or family that you think would benefit from hearing about Other Music!

All the best and stay safe and well,


Casio Keyboard Competition

In 1980, the original Casiotone CT-201 allowed anyone to make music, regardless of skill level or budget. With the CT-S1, its spiritual successor, the bar has been raised. The Casiotone CT-S1 is a great-sounding, stylish, ultra-portable keyboard designed for anyone to enjoy playing. Its incredible sound quality makes it an ideal musical partner for beginners and seasoned players alike, and its sleek, portable design makes it fun to play anytime, anywhere.

Here are just a few of the specs:

  • 61 full sized keys with touch response
  • Stereo grand piano and 60 other AiX powered tones
  • Powerful bass reflex stereo speaker with surround effect
  • Easy one-button recorder

It’s on special at the moment for only $469 and if you purchase it during the month of October and fill out a survey about the keyboard and your purchase, you could win one of ten prize packs! 🏆 It includes a keyboard bag, heavy-duty sustain pedal and wireless midi and audio adaptor.

You know what to do!  For more information and to place your order, follow the green buttons below.

What’s New This Month?

Who doesn’t love new music?  There’s just something nice about the printed page and when it contains music or information you haven’t seen before. 📖 Here’s a taste of what has just arrived and as per usual, they are 20% off the recommended retail price until the end of this month.  Click on the green button below to see the range.

  • Classical Piano Single Sheets
  • Ukulele Theory & Pop Piano Hits
  • Superhero Piano Music
  • Taylor Swift & Olivia Rodrigo
  • Vamoosh Strings Books
  • Band & String Orchestra Charts
  • Christopher Norton Connections Series
  • Vocal Reference Books

Toca Djembe Specials

Toca Percussion’s Freestyle Colorsound Djembes are a great addition to the Freestyle line of Toca hand drums. Available in seven eye-catching metallic colours, Freestyle Colorsound Djembes are just 12-1/2” high with a durable 7” synthetic head. Each djembe is made from a seamless lightweight, synthetic shell material, making them ideal for music educators and drum circle enthusiasts. They are available individually or in a set of seven different colours.  Lightweight, durable and moisture resistant, they are great for a classroom of students or any gathering. 

Don’t these look great?  And fantastic value too!  On sale for only $79.95 each or $535 for the mixed 7 pack while stocks last.  Check out the Colorsound and full range of Toca Djembes below.  

Rock School Specials

Rockschool is a contemporary music qualification tailor-made for the modern musician. This world-first graded exam syllabus for popular music was developed by RSL Awards, UK and is delivered in Australia and New Zealand by the AMEB.

Everything you need to learn or teach Rockschool is in the syllabuses and books. These publications are clearly laid out and easy to use so it’s simple for classical or contemporary teachers to start teaching with Rockschool.

The Rockschool Method teaches you all the essentials so you can get seriously good, seriously fast. With over 100 audio tracks, quick guide videos and 12 lessons in 6 different styles, you’ll be playing before you know it.🤘

Now is a great time to look at this contemporary series.  They’re all 20% off until the end of October so click on the green button below.

There’s over 100 in total so when you’re looking at the complete list, you can “filter by tag” on the left-hand side of the page to just choose the instrument you’re looking for.  Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.  

Lizard Spit Cleaning Equipment

I don’t know how they came up with the name but once you’ve heard it, it sticks!  Lizard Spit makes some great eco-friendly instrument care products and one of their most popular is the microphone sanitiser. Now, more than ever, it’s important to clean everything! 🧼

Lizard Spit Microphone Sanitizer 120ml

Andrew (Hazzardsound) uses it on all his mics 🎤before and after a recording session or live gig.  (We’re very fortunate to be able to still do them in Qld at the moment).  The formula used has a drying agent to protect the microphone diaphragm and is only $16.95 a bottle.

To order, click on the green button below and check out the rest of the range at the same time.  

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