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CHARLES JENKINS PONDERS 3 SONGWRITING MYTHS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 29, 2016

The deadline for entries to the Darebin Music Feast’s Songwriters’ Award has closed and judges Peter Farnan, Charles Jenkins and Evelyn Morris are busy sifting through them to find the ten best. The Darebin Music Feast’s Songwriters’ Award  is focused firmly on encouraging local songwriters to hone their craft, in…

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KINGSWOOD ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 28, 2016

ARIA-nominated, Melbourne rockers KINGSWOOD, known for their signature rock ’n’ roll swagger and unstoppable quest for greatness, have announced a string of nation-wide headline tour dates beginning November 2016. The tour will take in nine shows across five states, including up close and personal capital city venues, as well as off…

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APPICE BROTHERS DRUM WARS TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 28, 2016

Two of the drumming worlds biggest names, Carmine and Vinny Appice will be touring Australia as the Appice Brothers: Drum Wars in February 2017. The legendary brothers have been the engine room for some of the greatest bands of all time. Black Sabbath, Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Rod Stewart, Vanilla Fudge,…

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SLADE & SWEET MEMBERS TO JOIN SUZI QUATRO OZ TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 28, 2016

Legendary leather-clad rocker Suzi Quatro has done a Farnsy! She said that her 2015 tour of Australia would be her last but did anyone really believe her? With a career now spanning over 50 years of performing, it’s “one more time for Suzi” as she returns in February 2017 for…

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VINCE GILL: D’ADDARIO’S SIX WHO MADE ME

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - September 27, 2016

Vince Gill talks about his six playing inspirations in D’Addario’s The Six Who Made Me series. Learn more at: http://acoustic.daddario.com

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CREATING THE GODIN GUITARS SUMMIT CLASSIC

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 27, 2016

This video from Godin guitars features head designer Daniel Fiocco, as he explains the process that went into the design and creation of the Summit Classic. He also demonstrates some of the unique features found on this fabulous guitar Godin is distributed in Australia by www.dynamicmusic.com.au

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JOE BONAMASSA HONOURS THREE KINGS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 27, 2016

Acclaimed American blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa, who is currently on tour in Australia has just released a new live album which is available on CD, DVD, Blu-ray and LP. Live At The Greek Theatre is a 22 track double album (4 LP deluxe edition) which honours The Three Kings, Albert…

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RSO (RICHIE SAMBORA ORIANTHI) AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

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

Richie Sambora is the quintessential rock ‘n’ roll guitar hero, who along with his childhood buddy Jon Bon Jovi, wrote some of contemporary rock music’s most memorable anthems including Living On A  Prayer, You Give Love A Bad Name and Wanted Dead or Alive. The band toured the world to…

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JEFF LORBER & JIMMY HASLIP

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

Jeff Lorber Fusion were in Melbourne for a week-long residency at Birds Basement. It was the band’s first ever tour of Australia (although bass player Jimmy Haslip has been here several times with other artists). AM editor Greg Phillips sat down with main man and fusion pioneer Jeff Lorber (keyboards)…

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PATCH (CASTLECOMER) – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - September 22, 2016

Eclectic rock band Castlecomer have recently released a video for their new single Judy, an exploration of a taboo relationship from the perspective of the weaker party. The group have also set a date for the release of their new EP All Of The Noise, a dynamic and experimental take…

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