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RUN RIVER NORTH’S SALTED SOPHOMORE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 29, 2016

American-Korean six piece band Run River North (who started out life as Monsters Calling Home) have just released their wonderful second album Drinking From A Salt Pond. When Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with main man Alex Hwang on the phone, he was driving around Korea town in LA,…

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THE SCANNER (ROBIN RIMBAUD) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 28, 2016

Australian Musician’s resident electronic music devotee Baz Bardoe gets deep and meaningful with with Robin Rimbaud, also known as ‘Scanner’. Fans of electronic and experimental music would most usually identify with Robin Rimbaud under his production and creative alias ‘Scanner’. The early 1990’s saw a rebirth and reinvention of electronic…

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DAVE GRANEY: GOOD HATER, MONTHLY TUNE GENERATOR

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

Dave Graney is a good hater, a real alligator, a smiling assassinator! He’s also an ideas man and he’s set himself a challenge to release a new single each month until … well … his next good idea. First up was the track ‘I’m A Good Hater’, released on February…

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DMA’S: THE ‘HILLS END’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

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

It’s only been two years since DMA’S released their debut single ‘Delete’, a song which took them from complete unknowns to one of Australia’s most exciting bands. Today they release their highly anticipated debut album Hills End, ahead of an Australia tour which will take in all major capital cities…

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STEVE VAI BOSS INTERVIEW AT NAMM 2016

Posted in Artists, Blog, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 24, 2016

Steve Vai discusses upcoming releases, tours and the day Steve purchased his first SDE3000 Roland delay units in ‘the early days’ with BOSS at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show!

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THE ARISTOCRATS OCTOBER AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 24, 2016

While announcing their participation in some July European G3 shows along with Steve Vai and Joe Satriani, The Aristocrats have also mentioned an Asia and Australian tour of their own. In a press release posted to social media, almost as an after-thought, the band tagged the end of the G3…

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ORANGE TINY TERROR 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - February 22, 2016

10 years ago Orange created the Original Lunchbox Amp, the Tiny Terror. Over the past decade it has grown to iconic status. To check out the 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Tiny Terror visit https://www.orangeamps.com. Distributed in Australia by http://www.gibsonami.com/

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BOSS BC-1X Bass Comp Sound Examples by Janek Gwizdala

Posted in Bass, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - February 22, 2016

Intelligent circuitry adapts to every register and playing nuance, providing natural compression that preserves the fundamental bass tone. BOSS BC-1X Bass Comp

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AUSTRALIS MUSIC GROUP ACQUIRES AJ’S BACKLINE COMPANY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 22, 2016

Australis Music Group Acquires the Business and Assets of Backline Hire Stage Systems (Formerly known as Billy Hyde Stage Systems)  
Australis Music Group announced on February 19th that they have acquired BH Stage Systems (BHSS) from Madjo Enterprises, controlled by Soundwave’s AJ Maddah. Moving to widen its scope of operations, Australis…

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NAMM 2016 – Line 6 Helix Presentation

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - February 21, 2016

Join Sean Halley as he plays a schizophrenic musical arrangement that jumps between different genres and styles using the Line 6 Helix guitar processor and a JTV69 guitar, and then shows how Helix made it all possible by going through the song patch-by-patch. Line 6 distributed in Australia by Yamaha…

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