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GET UKE CRAZY KIDS TO CAIRNS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 23, 2014

The winners of the Koyama Kings Road to Cairns Ukulele Festival music video competition, Melbourne based ukulele orchestra Uke4Kids Family Orchestra (UFO) have launched a crowd source funding Pozible campaign Get the Kids to Cairns, which aims to fly 11 kids up to Cairns in time for the Cairns Ukulele…

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HARRY HEALY – ‘THE VOICE’ EXERCISE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 22, 2014

A move to Melbourne promised many new opportunities for singer, songwriter Harry Healy. As he tells AM’s Greg Phillips,  a spot on TV’s The Voice wasn’t one he expected. Any music fan who has been to Byron Bay may have seen 56 year old singer, songwriter and journeyman Harry Healy…

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PreSonus and OBEDIA Offer PreSonus-Certified  Music Computers  

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - June 22, 2014

PreSonus®announce the PCAudioLabs PSc Rok and PSc Rak computers powered by OBEDIA. These new state-of-the-art music-production computers are fine-tuned for optimal studio performance yet can handle the rigors of the road. Every PSc-series computer comes loaded with PreSonus Studio One® Professional 2 DAW, Capture™ live-recording software for StudioLive mixers, and…

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MIA DYSON ‘WHEN WE’RE OLDER’ VIDEO RELEASE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 22, 2014

With her recent international release of Idyllwild, Mia Dyson has proven that success on her own terms is possible and is celebrating with the launch of a video for the album’s single “When We’re Older”. The video has been pieced together from footage sent in from Mia’s loyal fans, showing…

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LUKE PEACOCK (THE PAINTED LADIES) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 22, 2014

Aboriginal music pioneer Vic Simms recorded The Loner in 1973 while serving time in Bathurst Gaol. This album of country soul, regarded by many as a lost classic, has inspired countless artists. In 2011, Luke Peacock happened upon The Loner. The impact that these songs had on Luke led him…

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JOHN CAPEK – NOTES FROM NASHVILLE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 21, 2014

Expatriate Australian John Capek has written songs for some of the biggest recording acts in music history including Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker and Diana Ross. John traces his footsteps for AM and tells us how it all began.  Bompa-bompa and a bow to the Australian Music Connection. There was a…

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NEW SOLO ALBUM FROM BONAMASSA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 20, 2014

GRAMMY-nominated guitar superstar Joe Bonamassa recently announced his brand new solo album Different Shades Of Blue (J&R Adventures) is to be released September 23, 2014, two days after his final Australian tour date in Perth. This is Bonamassa’s first studio album in two years and the first album of his…

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SATCH COMES BACK!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 18, 2014

Acclaimed around the world as one of the most technically accomplished and respected guitarists in rock music, JOE SATRIANI returns to Australia for his first headline shows since 2008. The tour, which is in support of Satriani’s most recent and 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum, begins with two shows in…

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MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT FOR YAMAHA’S DRUM DIVISION

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 18, 2014

It’s no coincidence that some of the greatest drummers in contemporary music, such as Tommy Aldridge, Steve Gadd, Billy Cobham, and Larry Mullen Jr to name a few, have chosen Yamaha drums as their tools of trade. Yamaha is a world leading drum manufacturer with over 45 years of accumulated…

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BERTIE BLACKMAN RUNS FOR HER LIFE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 17, 2014

Run For Your Life, the new single (see video below) from Bertie Blackman is now available digitally. For this first single, Bertie enlisted Louis Schoorl as a co-writer and sent it off to be mixed by Alan Moulder (Nine Inch Nails, Yeah Yeah Yeahs). The rest of the album, to…

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