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PREVIEW/JOE BONAMASSA-MUDDY WOLF AT RED ROCKS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 28, 2015

Joe Bonamassa is one of the busiest guys in rock and roll. Joe spent quite a bit of time in Australia last year, not only touring but also laying down guitar tracks for Mahalia Barnes’ amazing new album ‘Ooh Yea – The Betty Davis Songbook’. Next up for Bonamassa is…

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TOMMY EMMANUEL’S MATON 808s

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 27, 2015

A nice little glimpse at Tommy Emmanuel’s beautiful Maton 808 guitars on his Facebook page Post by Maton Guitars.

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WATCH/THE SCRIPT’S MARK SHEEHAN DISCUSS GIBSON’S G FORCE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 27, 2015

Formed in 2001, Irish band The Script have built up a massive international following and have made a habit of taking out huge awards at major music events such as The Brits and World Music Awards. Normally playing stadiums, The Script played a Sony fan event at The Forum, London…

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LEO SAYER’S RESTLESS YEARS

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

With album sales of 80 million and a back catalogue brimming with worldwide hit singles (The Show Must Go On, One Man Band, Giving It All Away, When I Need You, More Than I Can Say, You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, Thunder in My Heart etc), you can’t dispute…

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WATCH/GREAT BBC DOCO ON VOX AMPS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 26, 2015

We stumbled across this great BBC documentary from a few years ago on the influence of Vox Amps on the British music scene Vox distributed in Australia by Yamaha Music

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WATCH/AUTHENTIC SURF GUITAR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 25, 2015

Forget Dick Dale, Duane Eddy and The Atlantics, this guy takes surf guitar literally

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WATCH/ GRETSCH WALNUT KIT WITH NEW POLITICS’ LOU VECCHIO

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - February 24, 2015

Lou Vecchio from US rock band New Politics discusses Gretsch Walnut Series Drums. Distributed in Australia by Pro Music

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SOUNDWAVE 2015 – MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 23, 2015

Report by Greg Phillips. Pics by Greg and James Phillips As far as weather goes, it was a hot and shitty weekend for a music festival. On the plus side, the threatened traffic nightmares for Soundwave never really happened, despite the abundance of competing activities in Melbourne and the diluted…

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WD-HAN: MAKING A NAME FOR THEMSELVES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 22, 2015

WD-HAN aka WE DON’T HAVE A NAME … but they do! Florida based indie pop rockers WD-HAN were in town for a quick reconnaissance mission and to play a few selected dates. AM’s Greg Phillips caught up with Spencer, Cal and Lea from the band for a chat. Self-belief is…

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URIAH HEEP 2015 AUSTRALIAN TOUR: THE MICK BOX INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 18, 2015

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with Uriah Heep’s unflappable guitarist Mick Box for a chat about their latest album, the band’s long career and their upcoming tour of Australia. Pioneering UK heavy rock band Uriah Heep are unquestionably  rock n’ roll legends. They have sold over 30 million records…

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