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SD&P SHOW TIP: FINGER TECHNIQUES

Posted in Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - March 26, 2017

Ahead of the Sydney Drum & Percussion Show (May 27 & 28 Rosehill Gardens), acclaimed international percussionist and educator Alex Pertout, discusses some finger percussion techniques. Alex’s credits include Powderfinger, Paul Kelly, Jackson Browne, Little River Band w/John Farnham, Archie Roach, Hunters & Collectors, Daryl Braithwaite, Ute Lemper, The Commodores,…

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FRISELL & ‘BLACKSTAR’ BAND FOR MIJF 2017

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

This year the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) will celebrate 20 years of extraordinary jazz in all its forms. The 10-day program (2 – 11 June 2017) offers something for everyone, from jazz masters in world-class venues to intimate club performances; gigs in cafes in Melbourne’s west to cross-artform collaborations; and…

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ROLLING STONES PROJECT: TIM RIES & BERNARD FOWLER

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 24, 2017

THE INTERVIEW: Australian Musician Editor Greg Phillips was thrilled to sit down with Bernard Fowler and Tim Ries yesterday at Bird’s Basement for a chat about The Rolling Stones Project and the Stones in general.   THE GIG REVIEW: March 23, 2017 Birds Basement, Melbourne The Rolling Stones backing vocalist…

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MIKE G: THE AMBIENT MUSIC GUIDE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 23, 2017

  Mike G – the Ambient Music Guide By Baz Bardoe It started with the dream of publishing a book that would document the ambient music genre. And whilst this got very close to fruition at one point, it seems that publishers perhaps don’t see huge dollar signs when it…

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LOCAL METAL COMMUNITY SHOWS HEART

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 23, 2017

Australian metal community comes together to assist Kai Goddard One of the finest attributes of the Australian spirit is Mateship. Helping your mates without question and without expectation. The Australian heavy metal scene is no exception with mateship deeply entrenched within. It’s this mateship and support that has lead to…

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SD&P SHOW TIP: DOUBLE STROKE ROLL

Posted in Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - March 22, 2017

Respected Melbourne-based drummer Gerry Pantazis presents a series of lessons on basic drum rudiments. This time it’s the double stroke roll. Gerry has performed and/or recorded with artists including Tommy Emmanuel, Larry Carlton, Guy Sebastian, Anthony Callea, David Campbell, Olivia Newton John, Stylus, The Seekers, Roachford (UK) and more He…

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SIX QUIX WITH MARGARET GLASPY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 22, 2017

Margaret Glaspy was recently in Australia, impressing audiences while playing tracks from her fab debut album ‘Emotions and Math‘.  Australian Musician ran 6 Quix by the talented New York based singer songwriter. Here’s a link to the full interview we did with Margaret

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STEVE HACKETT ‘GENESIS REVISITED’ OZ TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 21, 2017

Steve Hackett, as the powerhouse guitarist for Genesis, inarguably one of the most important progressive rock bands ever, has been a guiding influence for musicians and guitarists for over 40 years and finally he comes to Australia, playing classic Genesis tunes from that band’s golden era. Steve has released more…

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MARK SEYMOUR: THE ‘ROLL BACK THE STONE’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 21, 2017

Mark Seymour & The Undertow will release a new album, ‘Roll Back The Stone’ on March 24, 2017. Recorded live at Melbourne’s Bakehouse Studios, it features 24 tracks from Mark’s back catalogue spanning the years 1985-2017, including some classic Hunters and Collectors songs reinterpreted by The Undertow. AM’s Greg Phillips…

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ROLLING STONES MEMBERS IN TOWN!

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

It’s always a good week when members of The Rolling Stones band are in town. Long time Stones’ backing vocalist Bernard Fowler and horn guy (since 1999) Tim Ries, are in Australia under the moniker of The Rolling Stones Project for a 4 state tour beginning with a four night…

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