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REMEMBERING BRUCE CLARKE

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 23, 2008

REMEMBERING BRUCE CLARKE September 23, 2008 | Author: Simon Patterson July 2008 saw the passing of a remarkable figure in both the guitar community and wider musical spheres of Australia. The name Bruce Clarke may not be familiar to some readers. Over roughly a sixty year period, Bruce made a…

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RESPECT

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

RESPECT September 11, 2008 | Author: Jeff Jenkins Australian Musician collects Dave Graney, Clare Moore, Angie Hart, Lisa Miller, Spencer P Jones and sits them down with Jeff Jenkins to discuss the topic of RESPECT. The topic is respect and Lisa Miller tells her colleagues: “I really respect all you…

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BAD CAT LYNX 50 AMPLIFIER

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

BAD CAT LYNX 50 AMPLIFIER September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: EGM DISTRIBUTION (03) 9888 6687 or info@egm.net.au The team at Bad Cat have been producing quality tube amplifiers out of their facility in Corona, California since 2000. They are primarily known for their class A designs in various…

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BAD CAT ‘THE LEASH’ ATTENUATOR

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

BAD CAT ‘THE LEASH’ ATTENUATOR September 11, 2008 |  Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: EGM DISTRIBUTION (03) 9888 6687 or info@egm.net.au Armed with Bad Cat’s proprietary “Infinite Volume Control”, the Leash provides seamless volume selection across your amplifier’s power section. One knob simplicity takes you from growl to prowl … selectable for…

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CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Stu Hosking Distributor: CASIO SOUND TECHNOLOGY  www.soundtechnology.com.au Casio has been building the suspense on the pending release of their new CTK portable keyboard line up and now its time to see if they live up to the buzz. Before we…

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Walden D2040 Acoustic guitar

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

WALDEN D2040 ACOUSTIC GUITAR September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: MUSICAL MERCHANDISERS (02) 9905 0311 Not a lot is known about Walden guitars other than they’re designed in the United States and built in the small town of Lilan, China. The name Walden is also the title of the…

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VICTORIA THEODORE (Stevie Wonder band)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

VICTORIA THEODORE (Stevie Wonder band) September 10, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips Nobody … and I mean NOBODY, commands as much respect in the global music community as Stevie Wonder. So if you’ve been invited to play in Stevie’s band, there is no questioning the fact that you have made it….

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THE WHITLAMS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

THE WHITLAMS September 10, 2008 | Author: Eva Roberts The Whitlams look back on a 15 year career, like what they see and release a best-of collection called ‘Truth, Beauty and A Picture of You’. Eva Roberts spoke to Whitlams main man Tim Freedman about the new compilation. When a band…

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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Studio exclusive

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT – Studio exclusive September 10, 2008 | Author: Joe Matera While recording their brand new album, ‘Final Conversation of Kings’, The Butterfly Effect granted Australian Musician’s Joe Matera extraordinary access to the studio. Pic by Tony Mott The Butterfly Effect had their humble beginnings in 1999 in Brisbane….

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ROSS HANNAFORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

ROSS HANNAFORD September 10, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips When word got out that we were producing an edition acknowledging our most respected artists, I lost count of the times people told me we had to include ‘Hannaford’.  Most will know Ross Hannaford as the eccentric propeller-capped guitarist from iconic…

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