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YAMAHA, LINE 6 & VOX MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 31, 2017

Yamaha Music had a commanding presence at this year’s Melbourne Guitar Show with 3 separate displays featuring Yamaha guitar and amp product, Line 6 gear and Vox amplification. They also generated big crowds for their endorsee sessions featuring Diesel, Stevic Mackay (Twelve Foot Ninja) and Opal Ocean. Yamaha Music has…

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BOSS AD-10 ACOUSTIC PREAMP

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - August 31, 2017

Anyone who plays an amplified acoustic guitar on stage knows what a challenge it is to get a sound that’s as inspiring as playing the instrument acoustically. The AD-10 is your solution to this age-old problem, offering advanced sound tools that enable you to achieve rich, natural acoustic tones every…

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DWEEZIL ZAPPA AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 31, 2017

Dweezil Zappa and his band are heading to Australia in early 2018, celebrating 50 years of Frank Zappa’s music with a series of concerts and exclusive guitar masterclasses. Ahead of the tour AM’s Greg Phillips spoke to Dweezil about what’s in store for Australian fans and discovered that the Zappa…

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ROGER WATERS US + THEM OZ TOUR FOR FEBRUARY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 30, 2017

Rock icon ROGER WATERS will bring his critically acclaimed US + THEM tour to Australia in February 2018, touring here for the first time since his phenomenal The Wall Live broke sales records in 2012. Currently underway in North America, the tour has garnered rave reviews – hailing as a…

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JURASSIC JAM 3 ROCKS THE TRIFFID (QLD)

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 30, 2017

After two successful years, Jurassic Jam is proving to be a popular draw card at leading Brisbane entertainment venue The Triffid. Jurassic Jam 3, being held on Saturday 9 September, has attracted a who’s who of Brisbane’s corporate world – and that’s on the stage! Several of Brisbane’s leading businessmen…

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DANIEL BOURNE (GINGER AND THE GHOST) – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - August 29, 2017

Future-pop duo Ginger And The Ghost (Missy Gilbert and Daniel Bourne) have recently released a spectacularly unique and vibrant new single Kindred Spirits, an ambitious reflection of the moment kindred spirits connect.  A luscious clip to accompany the track has also been released (See below); filmed in the stunning Australian…

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AMBER TECHNOLOGY IN NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH WARWICK & FRAMUS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 25, 2017

The Amber MI team are super-excited to confirm their new partnership with Warwick. Warwick GmbH & Co, the market leading manufacturer of Warwick basses, Framus Guitars and RockGear accessories has announced today an exciting new partnership with the highly regarded and respected Australian distributor Amber Technology. The agreement involves the…

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WATCH: STEVE LANE – THE MAKING OF THE REVENGE OF THE LAWN

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 25, 2017

As Steve Lane heads out on tour this weekend to promote his debut solo album, we bring you a short doco on the making of The Revenge of the Lawn. Steve Lane is a lifer, he’s been written songs as playing in bands since he was legally able to enter the pub. His…

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CASEY DONOVAN: OFF THE GRID AND SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 25, 2017

You’d be hard pressed to turn on a television in 2017 and not see Casey Donovan’s face. However for the Sydney-based singer songwriter, the high profile appearances on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here and the incessant Coles supermarket ads, were never about her own music. So it’s…

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WALTER TROUT: ‘WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER’ INTERVIEW

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

The list of artists American blues guitarist Walter Trout has assembled to help him out on his new album We’re All In this Together is nothing short of stunning. It reads like a dream blues festival lineup: John Mayall, Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Warren Haynes, Eric Gales, Sonny Landreth,…

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