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PORCUPINE TREE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

PORCUPINE TREEJune 12, 2008 | Author: Jason McNamara Despite a twenty year recording and performing career, it wasn’t until a couple of years ago that UK progressive rock band Porcupine Tree finally broke the shackles of their the cult following status. Perhaps it was the synchronous acceptance of other experimental rock…

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THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY June 12, 2008 | Author: Tristan, guitarist and banjo picker – The Audreys The First Week…. Hey folks it’s Tristan here, guitarist and banjo picker with The Audreys, and I’m pleased as punch to invite you to share the triumphant highs and the truckstop food lows as you…

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THE LIVING END-CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE LIVING END – CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR and a chat with Gretsch’s Mike Lewis June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips In Gretsch’s 125th anniversary year, the company chose to honour The Living End’s amazing guitarist Chris Cheney by creating his own production line signature model…

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THE OFFSPRING

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE OFFSPRING June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri It had been a while, but Southern Californian punk rock giants The Offspring returned to our shores to headline Soundwave 2008. Reza Nasseri had the pleasure of chatting with front-man Dexter Holland and bassist Greg Kriesel. You were inspired to start a…

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TRIAL KENNEDY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

 TRIAL KENNEDY June 12, 2008 | Author: James O’Toole Trial Kennedy recorded their debut album New Manic Art in the US after signing to Sony/ BMG. Australian Musician’s James O’Toole spoke to guitarist Stacey Gray about recording the album in Atlanta with Nick Didia. O’Toole: So now you’ve made the jump…

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The Bourbon Saints (LA Special)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 18, 2008

The Bourbon Saints (LA Special) March 18, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips. Photos www.pixievision.com The Bourbon Saints play the kind of raw, full throttle rock and roll that would slot perfectly into almost any Australian beer barn. They’re a curious mix of oz style pub rock and Sunset Strip trash….

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Billy Bragg

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 17, 2008

Billy Bragg March 17, 2008 | Author: Christopher King Billy Bragg was in town plugging his new album, Mr Love & Justice. AM’s Christopher King was in town too. A chat sounded like a good idea! I bought a T-Shirt on your workers Playtime tour in about 1990 and it shrunk…

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LARRIVEE D-03E DREADNAUGHT ACOUSTIC/ELECTRIC

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - March 15, 2008

LARRIVEE D-03E DREADNAUGHT ACOUSTIC/ELECTRIC March 15, 2008 | Reviewer: Shannon Bourne Distributor: PRO MUSIC (07) 3375 6400 Jean Larrivee began building his own classical guitars between 1968 and 1970. Then in “71” after much poking and prodding from members of the folk fraternity, built his first steel string acoustic. He experimented…

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ESKIMO JOE (LA SPECIAL)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 15, 2008

ESKIMO JOE (LA SPECIAL) March 15, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips They are considered one of Australia’s most successful bands. They have three solidly selling albums under their belt and a swag of awards to their credit including ARIAs and WAMis.  If their next album is anywhere near as good as…

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Frank Gambale (LA Special)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 15, 2008

Frank Gambale (LA Special) March 15, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips Frank Gambale is one of those Australian gems that gets nowhere near the credit he deserves. Perhaps it’s because he’s a quiet unassuming type or maybe it’s because the brand of music he plays is challenging rather than mainstream. Whatever…

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