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April, 2015

SHELLEY SEGAL’S SIDELINED!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 8, 2015

After attracting much praise for her 2014 album An Easy Escape, Melbourne’s multifaceted songstress Shelley Segal,  is back at it again with a gorgeous new single ‘Sidelined’ from her 4th studio release, a new EP titled ‘Strange Feeling’.  Armed with a fresh new look, but not detracting from her own…

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GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY: PLAYING WITHOUT A PICK

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 8, 2015

In our Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Peter Hodgson from http://iheartguitarblog.com/ discusses playing guitar without a plectrum.

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THE ROOTS CHECK OUT ROLAND’S AIRA GEAR

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 8, 2015

Known more now as the backing band for the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Philadelphia’s hip hop/neo soul band The Roots have been playing their funky brand of rhythms together for over two decades. Formed in 1987 by Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “Questlove”, the band hasn’t delivered a…

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TOMMY EMMANUEL’S ‘BISKIE’ BUSINESS

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 8, 2015

Tommy Emmanuel is currently in Europe touring. A fan captured this great video of Tommy performing his song ‘Biskie’ in Oslo on March 26th, after it was requested by an audience member. “Can you play Biskie?” asked the audience member. “Yes, I wrote it,”came the quick reply and performance! Tommy…

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GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY: PALM MUTING

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 7, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show tip, Jimi Hocking discusses the palm muting technique with your guitar playing

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WEIRD GUITAR DESIGNS

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 7, 2015

Courtesy of ‪http://hard-guitar.com/‬ here is their collection of nearly 50 crazy and funny guitars photos.

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JESSICA LYNN – AMERICA’S NEXT SHANIA?

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 6, 2015

  Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips  tracked down USA singer, songwriter, musician, and arranger Jessica Lynn to discuss how she has created such a large and enthusiastic fanbase without having released a single studio recording. The momentum at which New York-based, country rock artist Jessica Lynn’s music career is moving, it…

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GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY: USING A CAPO

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 6, 2015

In today’s tip, Shannon Bourne discusses the use of the capo in your guitar playing

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WHAT GUITAR PLAYING MEANS TO ME – RICHARD THOMPSON

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 6, 2015

We caught up with guitar great Richard Thompson (in a badly lit room!) when he was recently in Australia and asked him what playing guitar meant to him

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HELOISE – VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 6, 2015

Born and bred in Tasmania but then relocating to Melbourne, Heloise first came to our attention as the winner of a songwriting competition hosted by the Bank Of Melbourne. Her new single ‘This Is Home’ was the award winning song she performed on the night. Heloise sat down for a…

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