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MIDGE URE: ‘SOMETHING FROM EVERYTHING’ TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 28, 2017

Scottish singer, songwriter and producer Midge Ure … he of Ultravox, Visage, Band Aid, Live Aid, Thin Lizzy and The Rich Kids fame is returning to Australia for his 3rd trip in four years. His 2013 visit was with full band, in 2015 he toured solo and this time he’ll…

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JULITHA RYAN’S EPIC WINTER JOURNEY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 28, 2017

On the surface, Melbourne based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist JULITHA RYAN has released her second solo album, THE WINTER JOURNEY. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find a tale of triumph, one that should inspire any independent artist who has struggled to the point that they’ve felt like giving it…

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GERRY PANTAZIS INVITES YOU TO THE SYDNEY DRUM & PERCUSSION SHOW

Posted in Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - February 27, 2017

As one of Australia’s most sought after drummers, Gerry Pantazis has performed and/or recorded with a wide array of artists including Larry Carlton (USA), Tommy Emmanuel, Bachelor Girl, Guy Sebastian, Anthony Callea, David Campbell, Doug Parkinson, Lisa Edwards, Peter Cupples, Olivia Newton John, Stylus, Silvia Paladino, The Seekers, Roachford (UK) and Geoff Achison to name a few. Gerry took some time out to…

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NASHVILLE! MATON’S LATEST 808

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 27, 2017

Dressed to kill with its satin vintage amber burst, gold hardware and herringbone binding, this great looking guitar also sounds the part. Victorian blackwood back and sides combine with a AA grade sitka spruce soundboard to produce the warm mid-range the EBG808 has become famous for. The Nashville was designed…

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INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL ALL-INCLUSIVE TOUR PACKAGES FOR 2017

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 27, 2017

Have you ever thought, how cool it would be to head over to an international music festival, with like minded people, but couldn’t be bothered with coordinating the accommodation, transfers, purchasing the festival tickets and then figuring out all the fun tourist-y things to do when you’re in town? Well,…

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JAZZ BELL AWARDS NOMINATIONS OPEN

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 27, 2017

Nominations are now open for 15th annual Australian Jazz Bell Awards. Named after the late Australian jazz pioneer, Graeme Bell, AO, “The Bells” are prestigious and highly praised among musicians.  They celebrate and elevate excellence in the performance, creativity, recording and presentation of Jazz in Australia. The winner in each…

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URBANITY LAUNCHES URBAN SOUL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 24, 2017

Homegrown fusion outfit Urbanity launched their debut collaborative album Urban Soul to an appreciative audience at Melbourne jazz club Birds Basement last night. Urbanity is made up of  jazz guitar stalwart (and jazz club owner) Al Bare, keyboardist extraordinaire Phil Turcio, Gerry Pantazis (one of Australia’s finest stickmen) and the…

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AIR-DELAIDE! AIR AWARDS MOVE TO SA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 20, 2017

AIR-DELAIDE! Formerly a Melbourne based event, the Australian Independent Record Labels Association’s annual AIR Awards are moving to Adelaide. Through support from the South Australian Government’s newly established Live Music Events Fund, the annual AIR Awards and inaugural two-day music industry conference will be held in Adelaide for the next…

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ERIC GALES: NEW ALBUM, AMP AND BLUESFEST DEBUT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 20, 2017

Eric Gales has just finished blowing people away with his incredible guitar skills at the Mark World booth at NAMM 2017. He’s in his element, playing to appreciative ears on gear he loves. The punters are in awe, while pro musician peers nearby look on with admiration. Gales has long…

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NATHANIEL – VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - February 17, 2017

Nathaniel first made an impact in Australia when he sailed through to the Top 6 of The X Factor with his soulful, soaring vocals.  Following the breakout success of Top 10 hits You and Live Louder, and debut album Yours, Nathaniel has spent the last year living between LA and…

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