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FACE THE MUSIC 2017 FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

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

FACE THE MUSIC, the annual Victorian music think-tank, talk-fest is on again in November and this week they’ve announced some wonderful speakers in the their first line-up of guests. And they are: Ariel Pink, 11 albums deep this year with Dedicated to Bobby Jameson. Who? A 60s near-popstar who shunned…

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ROBERT PLANT HEADLINES FIRST BLUESFEST ANNOUNCEMENT

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

Bluesfest has undoubtedly become one of the world’s finest music festivals, one which delivers year after year and 2018 will be no different. The first line up has just been announced and includes some genuine music icons. The 29th annual Bluesfest will run from Thursday 29 March to Monday 2nd…

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POP WILL EAT ITSELF + JIM BOB (CARTER USM) 2018 TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 18, 2017

POP WILL EAT ITSELF (UK) + JIM BOB (CARTER USM) (UK) + Caligula to tour Australia in 2018 England’s Finest, POP WILL EAT ITSELF aka PWEI aka the Poppies make a welcome return down under with their high energy, relentless live shows an unmissable experience. During the late 80’s and…

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WIN SYD & MELB DREAM THEATER TICKETS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 15, 2017

For nearly three decades of continually redefining the parameters of hard rock, progressive heavy metal and surpassing critical expectations, devoted fans will be in their element as Dream Theater hit Australia next week for shows in Sydney and Melbourne and WE’RE GIVING AWAY 2 DOUBLE PASSES TO EACH SHOW! As…

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A CHAT WITH ELECTRO LABEL TEMPEST RECORDINGS’ DAMIANO VERNA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 15, 2017

It seems you can blink an eye and an entire decade slips past. Blink again and suddenly it is 2017 and one of Australia’s most enduring independent electronic record labels is the better part of a couple of decades old and has well and truly established a legacy. A global…

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BOSS AND JHS PEDALS JOIN FORCES TO CREATE JB-2 ANGRY DRIVER

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 14, 2017

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of BOSS compact pedals, BOSS and JHS Pedals have come together in a historic creative collaboration between the two industry leaders. Housed in the classic BOSS compact design, the JB-2 Angry Driver pairs the tones of the iconic BOSS BD-2 Blues Driver with JHS Pedals’…

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SARAH MCLEOD: NEW VIDEO & MORE DATES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 14, 2017

This week Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod announced her new single Wild Hearts, a laid-back, content ode to finding fulfillment through creative endeavours. Lifted from her self-produced new album, Rocky’s Diner – her first solo album in 12 years – which was released on August 18, the talented vocalist, guitarist…

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MONSTER ROCK LINE-UP FOR A DAY ON THE GREEN

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 14, 2017

Prepare for iconic indie rock anthems in the great outdoors when THE LIVING END, SPIDERBAIT, VERUCA SALT, THE LEMONHEADS, TUMBLEWEED and THE FAUVES combine for an almighty a day on the green national tour next February/March. It’s a bill bursting with bands who were part of the alternative heyday of…

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ROADHOUSES GET DRINKIN’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 14, 2017

Codeine tempo, anti-romance songs is how the alt-country trio Roadhouses describe themselves. Roadhouses formed in 2014 when guitarist and songwriter Yvonne Moxham invited Mess Hall drummer Cec Condon to play what was meant to be a one off show. A recording session in NYC with War On Drugs producer Nicolas Vernhes…

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EVERCLEAR’S ART ALEXAKIS TALKS ‘SO MUCH FOR THE AFTERGLOW’ OZ TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 13, 2017

There’s a hoard of rock songs from the grunge, alt-rock era 90s which just occupy space in your head and like it or not, never look like leaving. ART ALEXAKIS from Portland band EVERCLEAR is responsible for some of them and many are from their 1996 album, So Much For…

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