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THE MISSION RETURN TO AUSTRALIA FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 19, 2016

Eighties UK bad boys The Mission are heading down under for their 30th Anniversary tour this November, the first time they’ve set foot in Australia since 1990. Known as the kings of excess, the band’s memory of their last trip is hazy as they embraced the rock n roll lifestyle…

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SPARE A THOUGHT FOR THE FUTURE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 19, 2016

It’s easy to get bogged down in the sadness of the passing of so many musicians close to our hearts. After all, they wrote the soundtrack to our lives. The truth is, we’re all going to go. Sadly, as the rock ‘n’ roll genre nears 70 years of age, there…

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RÜFÜS IN FULL BLOOM

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 18, 2016

It’s been a lively year for Tyrone Lindqvist (pictured centre) and his mates from Sydney based electronic music act RÜFÜS, culminating on Friday 22 January with the release of their new album Bloom. Written mainly in Berlin and Sydney but also refined in Montreal and New York, Bloom is a…

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BOWIE TRIBUTES CONTINUE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 18, 2016

It’s been a little over a week since the death of pop music icon David Bowie and music fans worldwide continue to grieve. The procession of tributes seems endless and many of the word’s biggest stars are dedicating stage time to Bowie songs. Here’s a selection of some of the…

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‪KAT KT4 Spotlight – How To Setup Your KT4 Kit‬

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 18, 2016

Kat Digital Percussion presents the kt4 digital drum set. Check out how to assemble the rack and pads as well as different ways of setting up the kit. Follow our video series to learn all about the features, functions, and operation of the kt4 kit. Kat has been a leader…

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‪Alex Lifeson GIBSON Double Neck

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 18, 2016

A replica of Alex Lifeson’s own ’70s Gibson Double Neck, crafted in close collaboration with the Artist. This limited run of 100 EDS-1275’s is a replica of Alex’s famous Farewell to Kings Double Neck. Based on hands-on analysis and digital scans of the original’s neck and body profiles, each one…

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ANNE MCCUE IS BLUE SKY THINKIN’

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 14, 2016

Baz Bardoe tracks down US-based, Australian singer, songwriter and guitarist Anne McCue for a chat about her career and new album Blue Sky Thinkin’ Many years ago I used to enjoy going to see a band called Girl Monstar. They had some of the catchiest songs you could imagine and…

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RIP DAVID BOWIE 1947-2016

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 11, 2016

Merely days after the death of one music legend, Motorhead’s Lemmy comes the devastating news that pop icon David Bowie (David Robert Jones) has died after an 18 month battle with cancer. The world was informed late this afternoon (January 11) Australian time via Bowie’s official Facebook and Twitter pages…

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Live Music to Rock the 2016 NAMM Show

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 11, 2016

Live Music to Rock the 2016 NAMM Show
 (California) An Evening with Graham Nash, Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, and The Legends headline global music industry trade event Hundreds of artists from nearly every imaginable musical genre will perform on five NAMM Show stages and at dozens of industry…

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SOUTHBOUND FIRE APPEAL RAISES OVER $150,000

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 11, 2016

Almost 3500 music fans joined JumpClimb Djs, Koi Child, San Cisco, Oh Wonder, Birds of Tokyo, Django Django, Bloc Party and Disclosure at HBF Stadium in Perth last night to raise over $150,000 (with exact figure to come post final settlement) for the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund – Waroona…

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