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JOEL HAVEA: SETTING SAIL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 31, 2016

Euro-based, Australian singer-songwriter Joel Havea is about to begin his 2016 summer Australian tour before heading back to Germany to complete a new album. AM’s Greg Phillips caught up with Joel on Skype prior to the tour to see what he’s been up to. Like any independent artist competing with…

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NAMM 2016: THE WRAP UP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 26, 2016

Music Industry Hits High Notes at 2016 NAMM Show 
Innovation meets time-tested craftsmanship for a record-breaking NAMM Show, where the global music product industry came together around the power of music The music industry returns home to businesses worldwide with innovative ideas and products that will bring the power of…

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MEGADETH’S DAVE MUSTAINE: THE ‘DYSTOPIA’ INTERVIEW PARTS 1 & 2

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 26, 2016

Dave Mustaine ain’t happy with the state of the world and he wants to tell you about it. In fact he does so in an intensely fabulous way on the spirited new Megadeth album ‘Dystopia’. We sent Channel 31’s ‘Guitar Gods & Masterpieces’ TV show host Hack Wanger along to…

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‪NAMM 2016: GIBSON 2016 ELECTRIC GUITAR RANGE‬

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 26, 2016

Jim from Gibson presents a detailed look into the construction of the 2016 range of Gibson guitars at their NAMM 2016 booth. Distributed in Australia by http://www.gibsonami.com/

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NAMM 2016: ROLAND BLUES CUBE HOT

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - January 26, 2016

With the 30-watt Blues Cube Hot, guitarists can tap into Roland’s acclaimed Tube Logic tone in the most compact Blues Cube combo amp. Alex Hutchings demonstrates the Roland Blues Cube Hot amplifier at NAMM 2016. Introduced by Australian Musician’s Rob Walker. http://www.rolandus.com/products/blues_cube_hot/

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Melbourne Zoo Twilights Series kicks off Fri 29th Jan

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 25, 2016

Melbourne Zoo Twilights Series 2016 kicks Friday 29th January San Cisco / Last Dinosaurs now SOLD OUT Tickets on sale now from zoo.org.au/twilights The Melbourne Zoo Twilight series kicks off on Friday 29th and has been selling amazingly well. Perth’s San Cisco and Brisbane’s Last Dinosaurs show is now sold…

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GWYN ASHTON: TRAVELLIN’ MAN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 25, 2016

Australian Musician is pleased to catch up with Aussie expat guitarman Gwyn Ashton once again. Gywn paid his dues in Australia throughout the 80s and 90s playing with local music legends such as Stevie Wright, Jim Keays and Swanee. He left our shores in 1996 and has gigged extensively in…

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NAMM 2016: BOSS WAZA CRAFT AMPLIFIER DEMO

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - January 25, 2016

Mike Himmel demonstrates the Waza Craft amp at NAMM 2016. Introduced by Australian Musician’s Rob Walker. http://www.bossus.com/promos/waza_amplifier

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NAMM 2016: BOSS VO-1 VOCODER DEMO

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 25, 2016

Sarah demonstrates the Boss VO-1 Vocoder pedal backed by Jordan on the EC-10 EL Cajon at NAMM 2016. Introduced by Australian Musician’s Rob Walker. http://au.boss.info/products/vo-1/

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NAMM 2016: SEAGULL S8 MANDOLIN

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - January 25, 2016

‪‬ Richard Bunze from Godin shows us the Seagull S8 Mandolin. Godin and Seagull distributed in Australia by www.dynamicmusic.com.au

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