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6th ANNUAL MUSIC GEAR EXPO at SXSW

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 31, 2015

As well as every band under the sun and their management vying for attention in Austin Texas at SXSW  (March 13-22), you’ll also find an ever-increasing number of music gear manufactures and distributors exhibiting there. The SXSW Music Gear Expo celebrates six years in 2015 with a host of new…

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MIDGE URE 2015 SOLO OZ TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 30, 2015

Live Aid pioneer, Ultravox frontman and successful solo artist in his own right, Midge Ure returns to Australia in April for a short solo acoustic tour. Playing songs from his latest album Fragile along with all his solo and Ultravox hits, the show is a must for fans of the…

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NAMM 2015: YAMAHA 3300 SERIES TIMPANI

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 30, 2015

Cameron from Yamaha Australia shows us the new 3300 Series Timpani at NAMM 2015 au.yamaha.com

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NAMM 2015: Lloyd Spiegel performs for Cole Clark Guitars

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 29, 2015

Australian blues guitarist and Cole Clark Guitars endorsee Lloyd Spiegel performs at the Anaheim Marriot at NAMM for the 3rd year running. When Lloyd wasn’t playing licks on stage, he was spruiking the brand on the trade show floor. Here’s some footage of both! www.coleclarkguitars.com www.lloydspiegel.com

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WATCH/NAMM 2015: TAYLOR MAPLE 600 SERIES

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 28, 2015

Australian Musician checks out the new Taylor Maple 600 Series at NAMM 2015. Taylor distributed in Australia by www.gibsonami.com

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WATCH/NAMM 2015: CORDOBA MINI

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 28, 2015

Cordoba’s Brandon Schmidt shows us the new Cordoba Mini at NAMM 2015. Cordoba distributed in Australia by www.zenithmusic.com.au

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THE WORKERS CLUB: NEW LIVE MUSIC VENUE FOR GEELONG

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 28, 2015

Always great to see a venue opening rather than close. Respected Melbourne venue, The Workers Club and revered Geelong music bookers, Spinning Half have joined forces and announced the opening of Geelong’s newest live music and entertainment venue, The Workers Club Geelong.  Set to open on Little Malop Street in…

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NAMM 2015: ZOOM Q8 AUDIO & VIDEO RECORDER

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 26, 2015

The ultra-portable Zoom Q8 handheld HD video and audio recorder combines high-definition video with high-resolution audio making it the perfect companion for videocreators, bloggers, podcasters, musicians, and educators. With the Q8’s 160-degree wide-angle lens and digital zoom, you’ll always get the full picture. Add to that pristine 24-bit/96k audio capture…

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TWIN LAKES: EDDIE GARVEN INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 26, 2015

With his old band Seabellies doing nothing in particular for more than a year, bass player Eddie Garven decides to give the frontman thing a go with a new project, Twin Lakes. As he tells AM’s Greg Phillips, he likes what he sees.   The last post on Newcastle indie…

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WATCH/BOSS BB-1X BASS DRIVER PEDAL AT NAMM 2015

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 26, 2015

The new ‎BOSS BB-1X Bass Driver is not just a bass distortion pedal. It’s a premium bass preamp pedal that is so transparent, you can play in confidence knowing that your tone is pure. Wet/dry blend knob keeps your clean bass attack when mixing with some drive and specialised EQ…

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