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RACHEL COSTANZO – KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - August 27, 2015

RACHEL COSTANZO – KEYBOARDS With almost three thousand subscribers to her YouTube channel, this talented and vocally mature Melbourne popstar is impressing many with her third single, Miles Away.  Co-written and produced by MSquared Productions (Michael Paynter & Michael Delorenzis), the song starts simply with piano and stripped back vocals…

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WHAT’S THAT? IT’S HEARING AWARENESS WEEK?

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

We’re currently in the midst of Hearing Awareness Week (Aug 23-29), an initiative supported by the Deafness Forum of Australia and the Australian Government. While it’s a lifestyle choice for some to rock out on a regular basis in the mosh pit of gigs in front of huge PA systems,…

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FACE THE MUSIC 2015

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 26, 2015

Face The Music, Melbourne’s music industry talk-fest rears its informative head once again in November. Featuring two jam-packed days of panel sessions, keynote presentations, meeting opportunities, practical music workshops and intimate master classes, it all happens at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November. Face The…

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SIX QUIX WITH SHANE NICHOLSON

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - August 24, 2015

Shane Nicholson has just releaseD a great new album, ‘Hell Breaks Loose’. Apart from a 2 part interview we did with Shane (read part 1 & 2), we also went Six Quix with him.

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BAD//DREEMS: THE ‘DOGS AT BAY’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 24, 2015

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with Bad//Dreems’ guitarist Alex Cameron for a chat about the creation of their debut album ‘Dogs At Bay’. Adelaide, the city of churches doesn’t fare well lyrically in the annals of Australian rock music history compared to its bigger siblings Melbourne and Sydney. Apart…

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THE ANGELS: THE JOHN BREWSTER ‘A-Z’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 23, 2015

AC/DC, Cold Chisel, and The Angels are as much a part of the Australian rock music fabric as The Stones, Zeppelin, and The Who are to the British rock ‘n’ roll establishment. Sure, there are many others but there is no denying the significant contribution of those triumvirates on the…

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CASIO XW-J1 SCRATCH PLATTER CALIBRATION

Posted in DJ/dance, Gear    //    Post Date - August 20, 2015

Last year Casio released their game changing XWJ1 DJ Controller. The XW-J1 allows you to conduct professional-level DJ performances with the iPhone, iPad or Mac PC that you already own.  The versatile XW-J1 is compatible with Windows devices, too! For those who have purchased a XW-J1, Casio has just presented…

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SCHECTER C-6 DELUXE

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 20, 2015

Schecter Guitar Research has been one of the world’s premier guitar companies for the last 35 years, offering electric guitars and basses, acoustic guitars, and USA Custom Shop instruments to musicians around the world in more than 150 countries. One of the company’s strongest assets is its growing roster of…

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YAMAHA CGX122MSC CLASSICAL WITH PICKUP

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 19, 2015

An electric version of the CG122MS, Yamaha’s CGX122MSC guitar features the traditional body construction of classical guitar with cutaway and the Yamaha exclusive A.R.T. 2 way pickup. These features make it possible to have the authentic classical guitar sound both plugged and unplugged. The A.R.T. pickup is designed with a…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2015: JEFF LANG – ‘THE ROAD IS NOT YOUR ONLY FRIEND’

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 19, 2015

Jeff Lang delivered a stunning set at the Melbourne Guitar Show, which took place August 8&9, 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse. Captured here is an outstanding performance by Jeff of his song, ‘The Road is Not Your Only Friend’ http://jefflang.com.au/ Recording by Advanced Audio. Melbourne Guitar Show presented by www.australianmusician.com.au

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