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SWAP MEET FOR MELBOURNE MUSOS

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

The folks at muso.com.au are presenting a MUSO SWAP MEET at the Flemington Community Centre (25 Mount Alexander Rd) on Sunday 11th Oct, running from 12:30pm – 4:30 pm Entry fee is only two bucks and there are no fees to trade Just by coming along, you have the chance …

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THE WAIFS ‘BEAUTIFUL YOU’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 21, 2015

For more than two decades The Waifs have been part of Australia’s musical landscape. However, the popular folk rock trio of  Vikki, Donna and Josh haven’t been sighted much in these parts since their 2011 release Temptation. In fact, until they got together earlier this year to record their brand…

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NEW ROLAND JUNO-DS61/JUNO-DS88 SYNTHS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 21, 2015

The Juno name first appeared for Roland back in 1982 with the release of their ground-breaking Juno-6 and Juno-60. More Juno models were released at regular intervals up until the mid 80s, then we didn’t hear any Juno news until the name returned in 2004 with the Juno-D. In 2006,…

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THE MERCY KILLS PARADISE MOTEL DOCO

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 21, 2015

In mid 2014, Melbourne based trash-rock band The Mercy Kills learned that they’d scored the much sought-after support slot for Courtney Love’s Australian tour. Followers of Australian Musician may remember the band documenting that tour in a diary for us (which you can read here ). Now the The Mercy…

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DAVE SYMES (BOY & BEAR) – BASS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - September 21, 2015

On Friday October 9th, Boy & Bear release their fabulous new album, Limit of Love. The album  was recorded at Peter Gabriel’s famous Real World Studio, with Ethan Johns as producer. We’ll soon bring you our full band interview but for now, we pulled bass player DAVE SYMES aside for…

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LOREN KATE – VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - September 21, 2015

South Australian-based singer songwriter and last year’s winner of the Telstra Road to Discovery, Loren Kate has recently released her new single, When You Leave. The EP it’s taken from, Til The Night Meets The Sun is set for release on October 9.  Loren is currently on a recording and…

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WATCH: TONEBONE BASSBONE V2

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 21, 2015

Like the original, the second generation Bassbone V2 features the same award-winning audio circuit that has made the Bassbone a top choice for many of the world’s most prominent bass players including Marcus Miller, John Patitucci, Rhonda Smith and Victor Wooten. Simply stated, the Bassbone V2 is a bass command…

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THAT LOW & LONESOME GARRETT KATO SOUND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 21, 2015

As singer songwriter Garrett Kato’s website bio explains, he was “born in British Columbia, Canada and started playing music in his teens. At the age of 23 he relocated to Byron Bay”. Kato not only discovered a thriving local acoustic music scene in Byron but also found the love of…

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The Age Music Victoria Awards performers announced

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 17, 2015

Performers for this year’s The Age Music Victoria Awards have been announced and include Marlon Williams, Courtney Barnett, Harts, Briggs and The EG Allstars.  The 10th Edition of The Age Music Victoria Awards will take place at 170 Russell on 11 November 2015. A limited release of 300 tickets will…

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SUFJAN STEVENS AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 16, 2015

Much-lauded American, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens is returning to Australia for a national tour beginning in February and tickets are on sale today! Just over a decade on from Illinois and five years from his Age of Adz, Michigan-born songwriter Sufjan Stevens embarks on a full Australian tour playing…

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