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EMMA ANGLESEY – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 30, 2016

Australian singer-songwriter Emma Anglesey recently released a wonderful new single Mary-Anne.   Of the new track Anglesey says, “Mary-Anne is about how you don’t always know where the road is leading and stuff happens that’s totally out of your control but you just keep going”. To accompany the track, Anglesey, in collaboration with Tim Kling (Sarah…

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RENT IS NOT A DIRTY WORD!

Posted in Christmas Ideas, Gear    //    Post Date - November 30, 2016

Leading up to Christmas you might be thinking about that gorgeous Strat you’ve always wanted or perhaps it’s the latest digital keyboard or a classy drum kit. You think it’s unobtainable … but it’s not! Have you considered renting? Studio 19 has access to a wide array of instruments via…

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VALE ALLAN ZAVOD

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

              It’s with a heavy heart that we report the death of legendary Australian musician Dr. Allan Zavod, who had been battling brain cancer for some time. Allan’s contribution to music both locally and on an international level is immense. As a pianist, composer,…

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INDISPENSABLE GARBAGE AT A DAY ON THE GREEN

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

For all the sky’s gloominess, it never really threatened to rain at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery in the Yarra Valley on Saturday afternoon. As the occasional ray of sunshine punctured the grey mist, 21 year old Tash Sultana’s dub-based rhythms provided a perfect soundtrack for the…

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TOBY MARTIN BACK WITH NEW SINGLE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 25, 2016

Remember Sydney band Youth Group? The band released four wonderful albums between 2001 and 2008 including the highly regarded Skeleton Jar which featured ‘Shadowland’ and Casino Twilight Dogs with the classic cover of Forever Young, which went to number one in Australia. Youth Group frontman, singer songwriter Toby Martin has…

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NEW Regulations on the Rosewood Trade will affect Music Products

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

Cites summit moves to protect the world’s most trafficked wild product by placing all 300 species of the tree under trade restrictions Many industry members would be aware of the recent decision by CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) with regard the…

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2016 ARIA AWARDS RESULTS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 23, 2016

In a classy affair, the 2016 ARIA Awards was held last night at The Star Event Centre in Sydney. Thankfully, for the second year in a row the channel 10 broadcast refrained from epileptic camera work and delivered a dignified broadcast too, worthy of the exceptional talent we have in…

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COLIN LILLIE GIVES THANKS

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

Colin Lillie is a journeyman if ever there was one. Born in a small mining town near Dalkeith in Scotland, Lillie battled drugs, alcohol and life in general in an uncertain and checkered youth. After traveling through Europe with a guitar, he followed his Irish girlfriend to Australia, where he…

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COCO MONTOYA: KEEPIN’ THE BLUES ALIVE AND WELL

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

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips sat down with US blues guitar great Coco Montoya for a chat about his career and gear at Bird’s Basement, where Coco and band are in residency this week “It’s just the blues,” says American singer, songwriter, guitarist Coco Montoya midway through a sublime guitar solo…

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DOYLE DYKES IN SESSION!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 19, 2016

Acclaimed American country guitarist Doyle Dykes will be in Australia next week, presenting a session for Godin guitars, Seagull guitars and Dynamic music. This is a rare opportunity to experience one of America’s finest acoustic guitar players, who Chet Atkins once described as “one of the finest fingerpicking guitarists around….

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