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Exciting New Products at NAMM 2016

NAMM 2016 The Mars Music team were at NAMM 2016 and there were some great new products on display that we can’t wait to stock. We write up about a few of our favourites below: Blackstar Union Jack Fly 3 and Fly 3 Bass – Blackstar Amplifiers are one of…


Win! Show us where your gear goes…

We are running a competition until the end of February – Share with us where your gear goes – maybe to the studio, a gig or even on holiday with you! Use the hashtag ‪#‎wheremygeargoes‬ and stand a chance to win a pair of Sennheiser HD201 headphones, a 20ft Planetwaves…

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Nord Piano 2 Review

It sounds exquisite, it’s unbreakable and absolutely beautiful! The Nord experience is one close to my heart, having had the pleasure of owning and playing various Nord keyboards and modules over the last few years. The Nord Piano 2 stands out as one of the best stage pianos I have…

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Midnight Madness Sale

It’s MIDNIGHT MADNESS! Join us for the sale of the year on 15 December 2015 from 7pm until midnight at our City, Constantiaberg and Glengarry stores! Out of this world prices for 5 hours only at Mars Music SA!


Review – Roland TD11KV Electronic Drum Kit

This electric kit, with a kick pad allowing for double bass, four dual zone mesh pads, and three full zone cymbals with a bell, bow and edge sound is the workhorse for the working man and recording artist alike. Here’s why: The kit is durable, playable and immensely versatile, with…

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Review of the Korg Kross

Whether your cup runs over or not, we all share one common value when it comes to spending our money: achieving the best possible value for our hard earned cash. This is most likely what Korg had in mind when they designed the Kross. I receive regular inquiries for weighted…

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Our Online Store is Here!

We are happy to announce that our Mars Music SA online Store is here! In addition to our retail stores in the CBD, Constantiaberg and Glengarry you can now shop at Mars Music wherever you are in SA at Mars Music Online


Review – The PRS Archon Twenty Five

The PRS Archon is a leader in in high-gain, low wattage tube amps. Featuring high headroom, glassy clean tones that can be pushed to a slightly more aggressive crunch. The lead channel has as tight modern lead voicing that embraces our generation of modern music. This amp retains the ability…


Review of the Blue Microphones Bluebird

  Unpacking the Bluebird I am presented with a Cherry Wood storage case, sliding the wooden panel open to find a Quality Control Certification. This is reassuring as BLUE Microphones are hand tuned and tested to Blue standards which include Frequency Response, Noise Specification, Fit/Finish and signed by a quality…

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Novation SL MKII

The Novation MIDI Controllers are the perfect hands-on digital companions for my analogue synthesizer collection. From my studio to live rig, Novation offers me the exact tactile control and intuitive feedback that I need. Whether I am looking for a master controller keyboard for production or a compact rugged controller…

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