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JAMES BOWERS (VAUDEVILLE SMASH) – KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - August 24, 2016

The explosive Vaudeville Smash have recently released their irresistible new single Laura, a song about a wild, untamed man-eater – and the men who welcome the imminent heartbreak.  The enigmatic group have also announced a silky video for Laura. Laura is the first taste of The Gift, the brand new…

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BLUESFEST 2017 FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

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

Today, the 28th Annual Bluesfest to be held over the Easter long weekend in Byron Bay, Thursday 13th to Monday 17th April 2017, is officially ringing in its new season with the first release of awe-inspiring artists. The first artist announcement features Bluesfest debuts from iconic artists that have been…

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BACHELORS FROM PRAGUE REWIND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 23, 2016

Fab 80s funk, soul, jazz-rock, dance act BACHELORS FROM PRAGUE return after a 25 year hiatus to play two special September shows at the Night Cat in Fitzroy. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with frontman HENRY MAAS to get the lowdown. There was a time in the mid 80s…

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EP OR ALBUM? WHAT THE HELL IS IT?

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

For all its positive and negative connotations, the digital age of music is here to stay. But how is everyone … the industry, artists and punters coping with it? Are we feeling comfortable with it yet and are we any closer to working out how to make a buck out…

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LEANNE TENNANT: ‘RED WINE, LATE NIGHTS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 21, 2016

Cairns-based singer songwriter Leanne Tennant was born in the UK, spent her childhood in Papua New Guinea and eventually settled in Australia, where as a 16 year old, busked the streets of Brisbane and played some dubious Valley venues while collecting life experiences and refining her craft. In 2014, the…

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Quick-Start Video Guide to the VOX Starstream Guitar

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 21, 2016

A video that covers the features and controls on the VOX Starstream guitar. It shows you how to select the different types of sounds and has sound examples with location settings for many of the Starstream’s unique and special sounds.

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RUNNING YOUNG: ‘NOT THE SAME’ ANYMORE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 21, 2016

Melbourne-based pop, rockers Running Young have recently released a vibrant new single, ‘Not The Same’ off their soon to be released second EP You Better Run Son. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips spoke to singer, songwriter, producer and bassist Joel Famularo about the band’s intriguing back story and bright looking future….

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MGS 2016 FINALE JAM – SAME OLD BLUES

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

Over the next weeks, we’ll be bringing you footage from the main stage at the 2016 Melbourne Guitar Show. On the final day of the show, we were treated to an unforgettable finale jam featuring James Ryan, Simon Hosford, Phil Ceberano, Brett Kingman, Shannon Bourne and Bob Spencer. Rod Bustos…

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NAT ALLISON TO LAUNCH EP

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

At the 2015 Melbourne Guitar Show Nat Allison debuted a new song In Your Honour, dedicated to the late great Australian guitarist singer songwriter Josie Jason. The song will appear on Nat’s new EP This One’s For You. The first single off the EP however, is Walked Through The Fire,…

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WATCH: KAKI KING AND OVATION GUITARS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 17, 2016

Kaki King is uniqueness personified. Much like an Ovation, she makes her own rules. She opened up about her distinct playing style and the reason she loves the sound and feel of her guitars. Ovation distributed in Australia by Australis Music Group

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