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SON LITTLE’S NEW MAGIC

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

If you caught one of Son Little’s shows on his Australian tour last year or have heard his debut self-titled album, you’ll know that the guy’s unique take on American roots music is both refreshing and powerful. The new-soul, rhythm & blues artist, whose real name is Aaron Livingston is…

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AUSTRALIAN AMERICANA MUSIC HONOURS NIGHT ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 11, 2017

The first annual AUSTRALIAN AMERICANA HONOURS NIGHT has today been announced, with the inaugural event set to take place at Melbourne’s stunning Thornbury Theatre on Monday 2nd October. Presented by Michael Chugg, Nash Chambers and the international Americana Music Association, the Australian Americana Honours Night is a celebration of Americana…

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ROCKFEST 2017 PRESENTED BY CRANBOURNE MUSIC

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 11, 2017

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips headed down to Templestowe College last week to witness the state final of ROCKFEST 2017 and was mighty impressed with the level of talent. Here’s the report. RockFest is the brainchild of Luc Travers, Education Manager at Cranbourne Music. It’s a competition run through Victorian schools…

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LANEWAY 2018 LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 10, 2017

The 2018 LANEWAY FESTIVAL line-up has been announced and it’s looking mighty fine. 
Without further ado …. (In alphabetical order}: Aldous Harding – Alex Cameron – Amy Shark – Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals – BADBADNOTGOOD** – Billie Eilish – Bonobo** – Cable Ties – City Calm Down –…

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INTERVIEW WITH ACCEPT’S WOLF HOFFMAN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 7, 2017

Interview by Baz Bardoe In 1981 a German band called Accept released the album ‘Breaker’. I still have my original vinyl record, and at the time I had never heard anything quite so raw and aggressive in the metal genre. It wasn’t like these days where you can get on…

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FOO FIGHTERS 2018 AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 6, 2017

FOO FIGHTERS RETURNING TO AU & NZ STADIUMS ON 
CONCRETE & GOLD WORLD TOUR
 IN JAN-FEB 2018 with very  special guests WEEZER
+ local supports in each city Hearts, minds and attendance records are set to be blown in January and February 2018 as Foo Fighters return to rock stadiums across…

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NEW BOOTSY COLLINS ALBUM ‘WORLD WIDE FUNK’ DUE OCTOBER 27

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 6, 2017

One of the most influential pioneers of the groove, BOOTSY COLLINS has slung on his space bass and is back with his 1st studio album in 6 years. “WORLD WIDE FUNK” to be released October 27 on Mascot Records. Album guests include Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, DJ Quik,…

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WE CHAT TO NEW SA WEEKEND WARRIORS’ COACH DINO JAG

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 5, 2017

Anyone who has gone through a Weekend Warriors program will know that there are many inevitabilities; you will meet new people, have a lot of fun playing music together and you’ll get looked after with quality instruments at the jam and professional PA and staging at the Big Gig. The…

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VALE WALTER BECKER: FAREWELL FROM A FAN

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 4, 2017

WALTER BECKER: FEBRUARY 20, 1950 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2017 Are you reelin’ in the years Stowin’ away the time Are you gatherin’ up the tears Have you had enough of mine For music fans, the year 2016 was savage. We lost Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell, Keith Emerson, Greg…

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ROSE TATTOO LIVE ALBUM RELEASE AHEAD OF TATTS & ANGELS TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 1, 2017

ROSE TATTOO’S TATTS: LIVE IN BRUNSWICK ALBUM
 SET TO HIT RETAIL SHELVES AS THEY JOIN THE ANGELS
 ON THE BROTHERS, ANGELS & DEMONS TOUR
 
 BE ONE OF THE FIRST 300 PEOPLE TO PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM VIA JB HI-FI 
AND RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY ROSE TATTOO SNAKE PATCH With their latest album,…

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