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CLARE BOWDITCH interviews Magic Dirt’s ADALITA

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 24, 2007

CLARE BOWDITCH interviews Magic Dirt’s ADALITA December 24, 2007 | Author: Clare Bowditch I met Adalita at a really beautiful wedding a couple of years ago. She was spinning some tunes and I was dancing as hard as I could. This could be the wine talking but I think I remember…

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HOLLY THROSBY interviews CLARE BOWDITCH

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 24, 2007

HOLLY THROSBY interviews CLARE BOWDITCH December 24, 2007 | Author: Holly Throsby I first met Clare Bowditch on her front doorstep. I arrived to stay the night at her house because I was doing a show in Melbourne and, even though we didn’t know each other except for a few…

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PRIVIA PX-120 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

PRIVIA PX-120 DIGITAL PIANO December 3, 2007 | Guest Reviewer: Romy Hoffman (Macromantics) Distributor: SHRIRO 1300 768 112 Let’s start with the facts. This set of keys jets in as one of the world’s smallest digital pianos. It has 88 keys with touch response (which translates into 7 octaves), versatile digital…

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ROLAND FP-7 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

ROLAND FP-7 DIGITAL PIANO December 3, 2007 | Guest Reviewer: Julitha Ryan Distributor: ROLAND (02) 9982 8266 I should start right out by saying that I am a Roland digital piano fan from way back.  I’ve played keys ever since a band I was singing in lost its keyboard player…

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GRETSCH RENOWN MAPLE SERIES DRUM KIT

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

GRETSCH RENOWN MAPLE SERIES DRUM KIT December 3, 2007 | Reviewer: Natalie Trembath Distributor: PRO MUSIC (07) 3375 6400 The Gretsch name is one that has been associated with quality musicians for a long time. In fact the company was founded in New York way back in 1883. Some of the…

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BC RICH ASSASSIN FX6 & OUTLAW PX3 GUITARS

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

BC RICH ASSASSIN FX6 & OUTLAW PX3 GUITARS December 3, 2007 | Guest Reviewer: Kristel Blackman Distributor: PRO MUSIC 1300 880 278 Assassin FX6 I first discovered BC Rich when I started out on bass, and was a real fan of the “Beast” because it looked like a crazy lightning…

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DIGITECH GSP1101

Posted in Product Reviews    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

DIGITECH GSP1101December 3, 2007 | Reviewer: Claire McArdleAccording to Digitech, the GSP1101 came about after many pro players pined for a single rack-mount pre-amp/processor that didn’t

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SALUTING OUR SEMINAL WOMAN ROCKERS

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 29, 2007

November 29, 2007 | Author: Claire Hedger Long before Missy Higgins, Adalita, Clare Bowditch and co, there were other equally as talented female artists, that to this day haven’t had the kudos they deserve. Claire Hedger salutes our seminal female rockers. The majestic Regatta Hotel is an historic pub in the Brisbane…

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Guest Editorial from Clare Bowditch

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 29, 2007

Guest Editorial from Clare Bowditch November 29, 2007 | Author: Clare Bowditch Clare’s Australian Musician editorial and explanation as to why we presented an all-female issue back in 2007 Edition 52, the Ms Musician Edition of Australian Musician, owes it’s inception to a special feature embedded in the 50th edition…

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RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 29, 2007

RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS November 29, 2007 | Author: Danielle O’Donohue As part of our all-female issue edited by Clare Bowditch, Danielle O’Donohue explored the issues facing girls who play in bands with guys So girls, hands up who wants to be in a band? All you need is an…

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