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April, 2015

MIDGE URE SOLO: REVIEW & VIDEO INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Blog, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 12, 2015

MIDGE URE SOLO: REVIEW & VIDEO INTERVIEW – Milano’s Brighton, Shoppingtown Hotel, Doncaster. Ultravox singer, Live Aid co-creator and solo artist in his own right, Midge Ure is currently in Australia on a solo acoustic tour. Armed with just an acoustic guitar and his voice, Midge has stripped back those…

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MORGAN BAIN – KEYBOARDS (AMONG MANY OTHER INSTRUMENTS!)

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 12, 2015

Straight off a prestigious WA Music (WAM) Song Of The Year win last month, Perth-based alternative soul tunesmith and multi-instrumentalist, Morgan Bain has announced the release of his new single, Why Don’t You Stay, alongside a national tour.  Organ driven with rich and varied vocals, Bain’s self-described ‘alternative moody soul’…

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The Making of Bit by Bit: by Patient Little Sister’s James Rogers

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 12, 2015

Centred around brother and sister act, Eliza Rogers (Ruby Boots band) and James Rogers (Harlequin League), Perth based outfit Patient Little Sister has been accumulating fans at an ever-increasing rate after stellar performances supporting They Might Be Giants, Husky and San Cisco as well as a much-talked about showcase at…

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GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY – WARMING UP EXERCISES

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 12, 2015

In our Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Troy Male discusses warming up exercises

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WHAT GUITAR PLAYING MEANS TO ME – MARCEL YAMMOUNI

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 12, 2015

Local guitarist, producer Marcel Yammouni (Captain Vibe Studios) tells us what playing guitar means to him.

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Guitar Tip of the Day: The importance of quality cables

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 9, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Nat Allison discusses the importance of using good quality cables.

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BILLY IDOL & STEVE STEVENS’ STRIPPED BACK ‘YELL’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 9, 2015

Billy Idol performs a stripped back version of “Rebel Yell” live, loud & acoustic for the River in the Foundation Room at House of Blues Boston. Steve Stevens cuts the mustard on a Godin Multiac Steel Duet. Godin distributed in Australia by www.dynamicmusic.com.au

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WATCH/SIGMA GUITARS: MODEL DR1-ST

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 9, 2015

German owned, produced in China but with origins going back to C.F. Martin in 1970, the Sigma range of guitars is available in Australia courtesy of local distributor Jacaranda Music. In this demo, Gabor Lesko plays a DR1-ST model. For more information visit the Jacaranda Music site  

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Martinez MT-15B Clip-On Chromatic Tuner

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - April 9, 2015

With a strong rubberised non-slip clip the MT-15B clips easily onto the headstock of your instrument and features a frequency response range tailored for guitar, bass, ukulele and violin to ensure you’re instrument is always in tune. For more information, visit: http://www.musocity.com.au/

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VOX AC10C1: A Classic, Rediscovered

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - April 9, 2015

The AC10 was one of the first amplifiers to bear the VOX name and was available only for a short period of time in the early 1960s. Long adored for his ability to achieve rich, articulate tube tone at very manageable volumes, the AC10 has become a highly coveted piece…

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