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JASON BONHAM: LED ZEPPELIN EVENING TOUR INTERVIEW

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

In a world of fake news, thankfully there are many truths which remain irrefutable. Led Zeppelin were one of the greatest and most influential bands in rock music history. Fact! It is estimated that they have sold somewhere between 200 and 300 million units worldwide. That makes them one of…

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TABLEFOX : ‘YOU AND I WILL FIND A WAY’ TRACK BY TRACK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 12, 2017

Tablefox recently released “Nothing Ever Changes”, a rollicking arena ready single taken from their new album You And I Will Find A Way. After a member change, national tours of their native New Zealand and a recording studio that could easily have a spot on Ghost Hunters, they’ve today released their second album…

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TOMMY EMMANUEL 2018 GUITAR RETREAT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 12, 2017

TOMMY EMMANUEL TO SHARE GUITAR TIPS AND SKILLS AT 4 DAY  AUSTRALIAN GUITAR RETREAT AUGUST 2018  At the end of a hugely successful 2017 National tour, Tommy Emmanuel is proud to announce he will return to Australia in August 2018 for a unique opportunity that no guitar fan will want…

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GYROSCOPE RETURN WITH NEW MUSIC & TOUR

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

Perth band Gyroscope are pleased to announce their first studio recordings since 2010, with the release of their double A-side single, ‘Crooked Thought’ / ‘DABS’ (Universal Music Australia), out today. This is the first studio recordings since their fourth album Cohesion which debuted at #3 on the ARIA charts, the…

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FIRST WOMADELAIDE 2018 LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT

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

WOMADelaide today announced the first 18 groups for its 2018 festival, to be held from 9-12 March in Adelaide’s Botanic Park, and it includes the ‘queen of the sitar’, Anoushka Shankar, the Australian premiere of Havana Meets Kingston featuring legendary reggae duo Sly & Robbie; fiery guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela…

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DAVEY LANE’S PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN SYD BARRETT TRIBUTE

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

This December Davey Lane’s Effervescing Elephants featuring special guest Robyn Hitchcock will take to Melbourne, Sydney and Perth to perform a tribute to Syd Barrett – Pink Floyd – The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn. Fractured genius Syd Barrett was at the epicenter of swinging London. The original leader…

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THE OILS REACHING OUT FOR THE REEF

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

Midnight Oil has set sail from Far North Queensland to support the preservation of Australia’s greatest living treasure – The Great Barrier Reef. The band travelled 2 hours offshore from Cairns to unveil a “Coral Not Coal” banner on the spectacularly beautiful Vlasoff Sand Cay which sits in the middle…

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JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR

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

This January, rock fans ‘down under’ will be shaken by the most passionately convincing Led Zeppelin experience yet. And why wouldn’t they; the Jason Bonham Led Zeppelin Experience (JBLZE) carries the bloodline of legendary drummer John Henry ‘Bonzo’ Bonham, an icon who passed away at just 32 years old. Son…

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PAPA ROACH ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER OZ HEADLINE SHOWS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 9, 2017

Today USA alternative rock band Papa Roach confirm their first ever headline shows in Australia for January 22, 2018 at Melbourne’s 170 Russell and January 24, 2018 at Sydney’s Metro Theatre. Papa Roach have performed previously on Australian shores in 2002 as support to Red Hot Chili Peppers and returned again for Soundwave 2015….

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STRING BUZZ

Posted in Ask Ray, Lessons    //    Post Date - October 9, 2017

In this article, Ray Carlton tackles the topic of string buzz. Buzzing Strings – The article refers to both guitars and basses. I don’t specifically mention basses throughout the article but they suffer the same issues that plague guitars. Guitars and basses are built to resonate. Strings oscillate to and…

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