Archives

July, 2014

Blog »

DADDY COOL REFORM FOR AGE MUSIC VIC AWARDS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 31, 2014

The Age Music Victoria Awards have always been about recognition and fun. This year they’re proud to announce that one of Australia’s most loved bands, Daddy Cool, will reform to play a special one hour show to celebrate their induction into The Age Music Victoria Hall of Fame on Wednesday…

read more >
 
 

ROLAND AIRA UPDATES

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 31, 2014

Roland’s much trumpeted AIRA line of products appeared earlier this year. With roots in the very origins of electronic music, AIRA products are designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s electronic musicians. In the studio or on the stage, AIRA brings genre-defining sounds and modern performance features to a…

read more >
 
 

PAT METHENY TO TOUR AUSTRALIA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 30, 2014

Apart from his 2006 Adelaide Festival appearance, the much-lauded American guitarist Pat Metheny hasn’t toured Australia for three decades. Live Nation is thrilled to announce the 20-time Grammy Award winning jazz guitarist and composer, Pat Metheny, will bring his PAT METHENY UNITY GROUP to Australia this October for select dates….

read more >
 
 

MELBOURNE MUSIC BANK – A QUEUE WORTH BEING IN!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 29, 2014

Free recording time, a free video, gigs, album art, PR advice and your song on the telly. Sound good? Bank of Melbourne has announced the return of Melbourne Music Bank, a community-driven music initiative offering aspiring artists a chance to break into the music industry. Melbourne Music Bank is calling…

read more >
 
 

CAT CANTERI – LONE STILLSON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 27, 2014

Melbourne-based musician Cat Canteri steps away from her drumming duties with alt/country act The Stillsons to release her debut solo album, ‘When We Were Young’. Cat discusses the album with Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips Upon deciding to bite the bullet and finally produce her debut solo album, Cat Canteri began…

read more >
 
 

A BAND ALL AT SEA

Posted in Special Features    //    Post Date - July 27, 2014

A BAND ALL AT SEA or UNIVERSITY OF LIFE FOR THE WEDDING SINGER Leonie Trubshoe boards the Queen Mary II for Australian Musician and discovers that music is a big part of life on the open sea Are you the consummate Wedding Singer? Then you should consider a career as…

read more >
 
 

WATCH/THE PRETTY LITTLES ‘TEGAN VICTORIA’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 27, 2014

The Pretty Littles are short on promo words but big on fun, as the new clip for their single ‘Tegan Victoria’  shows. The band’s debut album ‘Mash’ went off with a bang, receiving continuing support from Triple J and FBi Radio. Some high energy shows followed, including a national tour,…

read more >
 
 

BRODIE RAINBIRD (The Wolfe Brothers) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - July 27, 2014

The Wolfe Brothers, one of Australia’s most rockin’ country bands release their 2nd album ‘Nothin’ But Trouble’ on September 5th. Guitarist Brodie Rainbird takes a few minutes for Australian Musician to answer some questions about his gear and updates us on The Wolfe Brothers’ latest news. What was your first…

read more >
 
 

TC’S PLAY ELECTRIC FOR SINGING GUITARISTS

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - July 27, 2014

TC-Helicon introduces Play Electric – The new standard for singing guitarists Proudly displayed at Summer NAMM in Nashville was TC-Helicon’s new processor, Play Electric – a powerful and compact multi-FX unit that offers complete vocal and guitar processing for the electric player, while keeping its design simple and intuitive. Like a…

read more >
 
 

COLD CHISEL WRAP UP SURPRISE RECORDING

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 25, 2014

As revealed by Australian Musician almost two weeks ago, Cold Chisel had been in the studio recording and wrapped up their surprise session earlier this week. The band had been in the studio for nine days working on demos of new material, planned for an album to be released in…

read more >