MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: JIMI HOCKING – BLUES ROULETTE EP INTERVIEW

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Created by Melbourne-based blues bass warrior Ben Wicks, the Blues Roulette concept has become a Melbourne Blues Institution. Offering an always solid rhythm section, Blues Roulette invites special guest artists from all over Australia to join them for a night (or sometimes arvo) of spontaneous, infectious blues jamming. Earlier in…

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HEALING POWER OF A GUITAR STRIKES A CHORD WITH VETS

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A great new initiative is helping Australian veterans and former members experiencing the effects of PTSD express themselves through the power of music.  Many former ADF members live with the effects of PTSD and the challenges of re-adjustment to normal life long after their service has concluded. To assist, Guitars…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: TONY FAEHSE (JO JO ZEP + THE FALCONS)

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Tony Faehse’s professional music life began in the 60s in Adelaide with the bands Village Eyes & Music Express. Enjoying playing music in bands but seeking brighter musical pastures, Tony and his wife headed to the UK in the 70s, where soon after he joined British pop star Alvin Stardust’s…

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EXCLUSIVE: NILE RODGERS TALKS ACOUSTASONICS, HITMAKER STRAT, INXS + CARS

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Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips was thrilled to catch up with multiple Grammy Award-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist NILE RODGERS to chat about a range of topics including: the work ethic of recording, his Hitmaker Strat, his views on the Fender Acoustasonic Strat, working with INXS, selling his cars…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: OPAL OCEAN ‘THE HADAL ZONE’ INTERVIEW

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Ahead of the release of their new album tomorrow, Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with Alex and Nadav of Melbourne-based exotic guitar duo OPAL OCEAN to discuss the creation of their new recording The Hadal Zone and the gear they used to make it On October 16 Melbourne-based exotic…

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