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GRINSPOON: PAT DAVERN REFLECTS ON ‘GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING’

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 22, 2017

Twenty two years ago a bunch of Lismore-based mates formed a raw, rock ‘n’ roll band called Grinspoon. Two years later they released their debut album, Guide To Better Living, a record which went on to achieve double platinum accreditation and was splashed all over the Triple J airwaves. The…

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PAUL MCCARTNEY AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES

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

PAUL McCARTNEY BRINGS HIS ONE ON ONE TOUR TO
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 
THIS DECEMBER Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, 21-time Grammy Award winner and recipient of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Sir Paul McCartney will bring his acclaimed long-running One On One Tour to…

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ASK RAY: WHAT’S THE BEST TONEWOOD FOR MY NEW ELECTRIC GUITAR?

Posted in Ask Ray    //    Post Date - June 20, 2017

Welcome to a new Australian Musician series we’re calling ASK RAY, in which respected Melbourne guitar luthier and repairer Ray Carlton will discuss guitar-related topics and invite you, the reader to participate in the discussion, ask more questions and suggest other topics which Ray can cover. Here’s Ray’s first article…

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THE DIVES: EVAN STANLEY INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 19, 2017

The Dives are a new 4 piece rock band out of New York, who have been riding a strong industry buzz based on the quality of their debut EP Everybody’s Talkin’. It also doesn’t hurt that a bullet point on their bio tells you that singer, songwriter and guitarist Evan…

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WINTER GYPSY NEW SINGLE & DATES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 19, 2017

The Winter Gypsy have just released a new single Bojke (prounouced ‘boy-ke’), a wistful and perceptive ode to a beloved family dog.  Stream: BOJKE  The song is accompanied by a thoughtful, haunting clip featuring two masked friends, produced in collaboration with Gerard Wood from New Era Media (Timberwolf). See clip…

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GEOFF ACHISON & JIMI HOCKING LIVE AT MGS 2016

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 15, 2017

With the 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show just 7 weeks ago, here’s a taste of the main stage action at last year’s show with Geoff Achison and Jimi Hocking captured live performing the blues standard ‘Messin’ With The Kid’, featuring Roger McLachlan on bass and Gerry Pantazis on drums. Video and…

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SPD::ONE LAUNCH: INTERVIEW WITH V-DRUMS’ HIROYUKI NISHI

Posted in Artists, Gear, Interviews, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 15, 2017

The feedback from the inaugural Sydney Drum & Percussion Show last month indicated that the public enjoyed the quality of talent on stage and in sessions, as well as the wide array of gear on display. The 2017 drum show was also auspicious for being the global launching pad for…

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IBANEZ ACOUSTIC ARTWOOD AW3OO SERIES

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 14, 2017

The Artwood series is the embodiment of what might be called the Ibanez “modern approach to tradition.” Cutting edge woodworking technology enables the guitar maker’s luthiers to reproduce the sophisticated bracing techniques of one-of-a-kind instruments of yesteryear. Ibanez Guitars distributed in Australia by Australis Music Group

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STERLING BALL & TONY LEVIN TALK STINGRAY5 BASS

Posted in Bass, Gear    //    Post Date - June 14, 2017

The first bass designed by Ernie Ball Music Man, the Stingray 5 was unveiled in 1987 and has been an industry standard for extended range basses ever since. With its powerful punchy sound, the added flexibility of additional pickups and a comfortably contoured body the StingRay5 satisfies even the most…

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WATCH: ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 14, 2017

ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO at Bird’s Basement. June 13, 2017:  Gig report and Video interview Interview by Greg Phillips. Photos and video assistance by Jason Rosewarne GIG REPORT: Space punk, Alien power pop … call it what you want but The Adrian Belew Power Trio is a hell of a…

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