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MICHAEL CARPENTER: CULT POWER POP KING

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

The Fickle Finger Of Fate And Other Pop Tales. Cult power pop king, multi-instrumentalist, solo artist, coverer of great songs on his SOOP (Songs Of Other People LPs) studio wizard, producer, engineer and general nice bloke Michael Carpenter has just released his new LP ‘The Big Radio”, his first solo…

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YAMAHA TRANSACOUSTIC GUITARS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 31, 2016

‪TransAcoustic Guitars – First Impressions with Christie Lamb & Jonathan Sora-English‬ When Yamaha Music received the first TransAcoustic Guitars, artists Christie Lamb and Jonathan Sora-English were in town and decided they had to see these innovative new guitars. In this video Yamaha capture their first few moments with the guitars…

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DEMO: MAXON SD-9 SONIC DISTORTION PEDAL

Posted in Gear, Melbourne guitar Show News, Pedals    //    Post Date - May 31, 2016

Simon Patterson checked out the new Maxon SD-9 Sonic Distortion pedal and gave us a demo. Catch Simon at the Melbourne Guitar Show August 6&7 Caulfield Racecourse. Maxon distributed in Australia by EGM.

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: TRIPLETS

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 31, 2016

Renowned Melbourne-based guitarist, singer, songwriter Geoff Achison discusses triplets. Triple M and Australian Musician presents the Melbourne Guitar Show Aug 6 & 7, 2016 Caulfield Racecourse. Footage courtesy www.interactivemediasolutions.com.au

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TASTE:THE ‘LIFE ON EARTH’ INTERVIEW

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

Rock music in the mid-seventies was all about satin suits, bare chests and high heeled boots. Glam rock ruled. Bohemian Rhapsody enchanted us, ABBA exploded, Sherbet and Skyhooks were kings and Countdown was bringing it all into our lounge rooms. A four piece outfit from Melbourne’s northern suburbs named Taste,…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: HYBRID PICKING PT2

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 30, 2016

James Ryan (Fender clinician, Kate Ceberano and Racer Axe guitarist) talks a little more about hybrid picking. Triple M and Australian Musician present the Melbourne Guitar Show Aug 6 & &, 2016 Caulfield Racecourse.

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AIRLIE BEACH FESTIVAL OF MUSIC

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 30, 2016

AIRLIE BEACH FESTIVAL OF MUSIC – THE WHITSUNDAYS QLD 4 DAYS, 18 STAGES, 74 BANDS & 74 ISLANDS THURSDAY 3 – SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2016 The 4th Airlie Beach Music Festival brings seventy four acts, including international and Australian legends, to The Whitsundays for four days of spectacular entertainment from…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: SWEEP PICKING & CLAW HAMMER TECHNIQUES

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 29, 2016

Matthew Fagan demonstrates sweep picking and claw hammer techniques. Triple M and Australian Musician present the Melbourne Guitar Show Aug 6 & 7 Caulfield Racecourse. Check out Matthew’s website for tour dates

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: FUNK GUITAR PT2

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 26, 2016

Melbourne guitar identity Phil Ceberano follows up lesson 1 on how to funk up your guitar playing with part 2. Melbourne Guitar Show Aug 6&7, 2016 Caulfield Racecourse presented by Triple M and Australian Musician. Footage courtesy www.interactivemediasolutions.com.au

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PERFORMANCE: TASTE – ‘I AM GOD’

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

Legendary Australian rockers Taste have reformed and today released a new album ‘Life On Earth.’ Ken, Joey, Michael and Damian performed a stripped back but powerful version of their single ‘I Am God’ exclusively for Australian Musician. http://www.taste-music.com/ TASTE NATIONAL ‘LIFE ON EARTH’ TOUR FRI 1 JUL | CROWBAR |…

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