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Hall of Fame Concert Announces Arts Centre exhibition and Face The Music panel

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 29, 2015

The Age and Music Victoria are proud to announce that this year’s Hall of Fame inductees will be honoured with a free, public exhibition at Arts Centre Melbourne from 31 October 2015 to 28 March 2016 together with a dedicated panel discussion at the Face The Music conference on Friday,…

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AC/DC’S LOST RARE GIBSON L-6S FOUND?

Posted in Special Features    //    Post Date - October 28, 2015

Has a long lost, rare AC/DC guitar been found in Wakefield, Yorkshire? Richard Henry thinks so and we’re inclined to believe him. Greg Phillips investigates. Richard Henry knows guitars. He’s been around them for a long time, as a stage manager, roadie and guitar tech for artists such as Johnny…

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Friday Nights at NGV launches with Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei

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

The NGV today announced the largest ever Friday Nights program with eighteen headline acts from December 2015 – April 2016. Since the series commenced in 2013 approximately 72,500 visitors have attended the series, which aims to provide greater access to major exhibitions with added social experiences. For this series visitors…

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WATCH: I KNOW LEOPARD INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

Sydney-based dream-popsters I Know Leopard first came to our attention with their deliciously lush debut EP ‘Illumina’. With their sophomore EP ‘Another Life’, Triple J latched onto the irresistible sounds of cleverly constructed pop songs such as Picture Perfect and Close My Eyes and quickly slapped them onto high rotation….

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DEF LEPPARD – A HEALTHY ROCK HYSTERIA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

Baz Bardoe chats to Phil Collen, guitarist with legendary Brit rockers Def Leppard ahead of their Australian tour Where do you begin with a band as massively huge as Def Leppard? The statistics are a little surreal. They are one of only five bands to have had two albums sell…

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KAURNA CRONIN: GLASS FOOL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

South Australian-based balladeer Kaurna Cronin has been enthusiastically taking his music to the world, quite literally. He has just released his debut album Glass Fool and fills AM editor Greg Phillips in on his fascinating musical journey to date. Adelaide-based but well travelled singer, songwriter Kaurna Cronin has inherited the…

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‪Bosphorus Traditional Series XT Edition Cymbals‬

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

The story of XT Edition cymbals started when Robert Brian showed up and said he love the Traditional Series but needed some modifications on the cymbals to meet his needs for the new projects he was working on. The folks at Bosphorus ended up with an updated design which is not…

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WATCH: FRAMPTON’S LES PAUL COMES ALIVE

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton’s heavily customized 1954 Les Paul Custom is one of the most recognized guitars in rock history, having been featured on his massive-selling Frampton Comes Alive! album as well as many Humble Pie recordings and other historic albums in which Peter was a session player. Presumed lost…

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DAVE CROWE (CLAWS & ORGANS) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

Melbourne based shoe-gazin’, intenstine-shakin’ grunge rock trio Claws & Organs are about to embark on their 7″, seven date tour to plug their new singles; ‘Alphabetti Spaghetti’ and ‘No Teeth, No Stamina’. Guitarist Dave Crowe stepped away from his pedals long enough to participate in a Q&A with us. What…

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‘ONE FOR THE ROAD’ FOR TWO OF OUR OWN

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

Baby Animals, Hoodoo Gurus, The Superjesus, Noiseworks, 1927, Diesel with special guest Jimmy Barnes, Ian Moss, Swanee, Thirsty Merc, Dragon, Wendy Matthews and more confirmed to perform for Shane and Mick. Last month the Australian music industry was devastated by the tragic death of well-known and much loved production manager,…

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