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UBERfest APPLICATIONS OPEN

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 14, 2014

UBERfest Winter 2014   Applications now open for independent bands across Australia! UBERfest is back for its 4th Season and hosting four  festivals, reaching Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, due to popular demand from bands across the country! UBERfest is a music festival for independent bands, showcasing the best up-and-coming…

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WATCH/THE ATARIS ON BLACKSTAR’S ID SERIES AMPS

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - May 14, 2014

Blackstar’s new  ID: Series represents the culmination of more than seven years technical research and development. The unique controls allow you to custom design your own sound, store it and then have the confidence that the amp will perform in a live environment. Blackstar’s patent-applied-for True Valve Power offers six…

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HUGH MIDDLETON (BOYEUR) – KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 13, 2014

Hugh Middleton and Tim Ischia are Boyeur, a unique and talented indie pop musical partnership from Melbourne. What was your first keyboard? A little Yamaha kids keyboard with a “DEMO” button you could hit and it would perform a cheesy MIDI tune for you. Classic! What do you use on…

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WATCH/BOSS ME-80 GUITAR MULTIPLE EFFECTS

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - May 13, 2014

Combining a diverse selection of BOSS amps and effects with a unique knob-based interface, the new ME-80 delivers the equivalent of a huge pedalboard of stomps in one travel-ready unit. Hands-on operation makes it a breeze to dial up great sounds instantly, while eight multifunction footswitches and other enhancements provide…

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BEWARE THE DOG WARN THE GRISWOLDS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 13, 2014

Sydney-based indie-pop outfit, The Griswolds, have applied the finishing touches to their debut album under the guidance of American producer Tony Hoffer (The Kooks, Beck, M83, Ladyhawke).  The band is now pleased to present the album’s leading single ‘Beware The Dog’ – to be released independently in Australia on May…

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ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL 2014 FINAL PROGRAM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 11, 2014

The Adelaide International Guitar Festival announces two new international acts, unveils young South Australian talent and announces the full program for this year’s jam packed event. Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan has announced the full line up for this year’s Adelaide International Guitar Festival (AIGF) from July 17-20, including two world-class international…

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MARCEL YAMMOUNI – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 11, 2014

MARCEL YAMMOUNI has been around the traps for a while, sometimes as a gun session bass player and other times as an amazing lead guitarist. He has toured with Vanessa Amorosi, Electric Empire and Andrew Da Silva. He has worked extensively on TV shows like X Factor and Australia’s Got…

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ELIZA HULL & HAYDEN CALNIN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 11, 2014

AM’s Greg Phillips chats to two emerging, talented singer songwriters Eliza Hull and Hayden Calnin. Both Eliza Hull and Hayden Calnin  have a great sense of space in their music. Knowing when to pause and how to maximise silence is as much of an art as the playing. Individually, they…

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SONY HDR-MV1 MUSIC VIDEO RECORDER

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - May 9, 2014

The Sony HDR-MV1 is a new camcorder concept designed and engineered specifically for musicians — the HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder. From stage to web, the video camera lets artists shoot and share every performance with superb Full HD image quality and dynamic studio-quality sound. Marrying Sony’s industry-leading audio and digital…

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JORDAN WILSON-GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 9, 2014

Georgia Fair is Jordan Wilson, vocals and acoustic guitar and Ben Riley, guitars and harmony vocals; they are Sydney born and raised but now based in Melbourne. Their second and current album Trapped Flame was released in October last year to much acclaim. AM profiles Jordan Wilson, half of the…

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