CREATE YOUR OWN STAGE! MAKE MUSIC DAY 2021 LAUNCHES

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Make Music Day Australia invites Australians to Create Your Own Stage! The Australian Music Association seeks to expand participation in Make Music Day on June 21, 2021 after COVID restrictions curtailed enthusiasts’ ability in some quarters to come together in person in 2020 to make music. We met online and…

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WATCH: STEVE LUKATHER 2021 INTERVIEW

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Steve Lukather aka “Luke” and Toto singer Joseph Williams both released individual solo albums on February 26, 2021 via The Players Club / Mascot Label Group.  Both artists have made significant contributions to the other’s album. Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips caught up with Luke via zoom to chat about…

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WIN ONE OF TWO FENDER MTG:LA TUBE DISTORTION PEDALS!

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To celebrate Fender’s 75th birthday this year, we’re giving away two MTG:LA Tube Distortion pedals. At the last ‘physical’ NAMM Show in 2020, Fender presented us with a wonderful line of new stomp boxes, which included the MTG:LA Tube distortion pedal. Few things are as satisfying as the real-deal distortion…

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PETE MURRAY: ‘THE NIGHT’ EP INTERVIEW

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Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips chats to Pete Murray about collaboration, guitars and his new EP The Night, which is released on Friday March 5. Recorded in his hometown of Byron Bay, THE NIGHT EP is inspired by his family and the life experiences that have gotten him to where…

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FENDER HONOURS DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE’S BEN GIBBARD WITH SIGNATURE MUSTANG

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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the Ben Gibbard Mustang®, marking the artist’s first collaboration with the iconic guitar brand. Designed in concert with the eight-time Grammy-nominated frontman of Death Cab For Cutie and The Postal Service, the Ben Gibbard Mustang® recreates Gibbard’s go-to touring model, complete with custom…

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