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WATCH: THE HIDING INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 20, 2016

The Hiding is a 4 piece acoustic-electronic pop outfit out of Melbourne. Anthony Salce and Stewart Winchester from the band sat down with AM editor Greg Phillips to discuss their career and new single ‘Karma My Life’ for us. www.thehidingmusic.com The guys also perform the single ‘Karma My Life’ for…

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WATCH: MARCUS RYLE INTERVIEW (CEO of LINE 6)

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - April 19, 2016

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips was honoured to chat with Marcus Ryle, President and Founder of Line 6, also one of the developers of the ADAT in his early days. In this 2 part interview, Marcus discusses his early days, Line 6 products and the future. Line 6 distributed in Australia…

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PERFORMANCE: KEVIN BORICH & GWYN ASHTON – ACOUSTIC JAM

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 18, 2016

On March 9, 2016, Kevin Borich and Gwyn Ashton got together exclusively for Australian Musician for a chat and to play a few tunes. Here they are jamming some blues on resonator and weissenborn http://www.kevinborich1.com/ http://www.gwynashton.com/

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‪Gretsch Broadkaster: Vintage Vs Modern‬

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

‪Gretsch Broadkaster: Vintage Vs Modern starring Matt Chamberlain‬ Matt Chamberlain‬ compares his beloved 1940’s Broadkaster to a brand spankin’ new 2016 build. You be the judge. Gretsch drums distributed in Australia by www.promusicaustralia.com

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WATCH: Using Firehawk 1500 For Acoustic Guitars

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - April 18, 2016

Join Paul Hindmarsh as he explains how to use the new LINE 6 Firehawk 1500 stage amp to amplify your acoustic instruments, and gives some of the benefits to being able to run both your electric and acoustic guitars through the same amp onstage. Line 6 distributed in Australia by…

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BETH KEOUGH (AUGUSTE) – VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 18, 2016

Ethereal pop duo, Auguste have just released their new single, Kingdom, a synth-soaked call-to-arms for those defending themselves against personal space invaders.  The talented gals have also released a stunning video to accompany the single which features contemporary dancers Jess Statton and Aiden Kane Munn in a sharp studio landscape…

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PAPER KITES TOUR AND ‘RENEGADE’ VIDEO

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

Aussie dream-folksters, The Paper Kites have recently delivered their most aesthetically pleasing video yet for their hazy heartwarmer, Renegade (see below), directed by the renowned Dan Huiting (Bon Iver).  To celebrate the clip, and the success of their critically acclaimed LP, twelvefour, the band have also announced their Midnight national…

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RANDY HANSEN: HENDRIX REVOLUTION TOUR INTERVIEW

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

Randy Hansen, guitar virtuoso and one of the few guitarists in the world to be recognised by the Hendrix family is coming to Australia for a national tour in May.  Bringing his explosive guitar interpretations reminiscent of all that was breath taking and spellbinding about Jimi Hendrix. Randy will be…

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IBANEZ MINI PEDALS

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - April 13, 2016

The new Ibanez MINI series pedals answer the needs of today’s guitarist. Built in Japan to the highest standards, they deliver warm analog classic sounds, with quality and tone of a full size pedal — all in a compact casing that won’t eat up your pedal board or your budget….

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FRETWRAPS BY GRUV GEAR

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - April 13, 2016

Finally, a professional string dampener / muting accessory that every studio, session player, and tapping aficionado should have! Slide on a FretWrap to effectively cut overtones and sympathetic resonance during recording, live performance, two-hand tapping, or any creative situation where you need that extra muting hand for cleaner takes without…

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