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YAMAHA MUSIC GREAT START GRANT FOR SCHOOLS

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - February 28, 2018

Yamaha Music Australia has announced it’s second annual Great Start Grant – a nationwide initiative that will see one school awarded a $50,000 music grant, plus an exclusive performance from Dami Im, Australia’s X-Factor winner and most successful Eurovision entrant. With the potential to help foster creativity and build social…

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RODRIGO Y GABRIELA MEET & GREET WINNERS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 27, 2018

We’ve drawn our winners for the Rodrigo Y Gabriela meet and greet competition and they are: James Huckson Melbourne James Reinhardt Sydney Jemma Davey Brisbane The Rodrigo Y Gabriela tour begins on March 9 at Womadelaide. Here are the national dates: RODRIGO Y GABRIELA | 2018 TOUR DATES
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NAMM 2018: JIM PETERIK (SURVIVOR, IDES OF MARCH)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 26, 2018

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips sat down with American musician and songwriter Jim Peterik at the 2018 NAMM Show to chat about his career. Peterik is best known as the founder of the band Survivor, as vocalist and songwriter of “Vehicle” by the Ides of March, and as co-writer of…

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DYNAMIC MUSIC TO DISTRIBUTE MEINL IN AUSTRALIA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 23, 2018

Dynamic Music is delighted to announce a new partnership as the exclusive Australian distributor of Meinl Cymbals & Percussion, effective Monday April 2nd 2018 . “We are proud to represent such a progressive and innovative company and one of the great global names in percussion. We look forward to working…

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LA. FAITHFULL – VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - February 23, 2018

Colourful and unique, LA. Faithfull released a new single recently, Heart Back, a gut-wrenching pop smash with a clear, vulnerable message, available now. This exciting newcomer has also released a raw, expressive video that conveys the truth behind the song through dance and visuals, and this effective clip has already…

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DARYL ROBERTS (HEY GRINGO): ‘NOT THE SAME PLANET’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 21, 2018

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with Melbourne based multi-instrumentalist Daryl Roberts to chat about his band Hey Gringo’s brand new album Not The Same Planet. Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Daryl Roberts is passionate about his music. He and his current crop of Hey Gringo band mates have just…

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NAMM 2018: CORDOBA 21 SERIES UKES & ‘COCO’ GUITAR

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 20, 2018

At the 2018 NAMM Show, Ryan from Cordoba show us the 21 Series ukuleles. Ryan also presents the ‘Coco’ guitar, designed in conjunction with Disney/Pixar to promote the movie Coco Cordoba distributed in Australia by https://zenithmusic.com.au/

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BOBBY RUSH: BLUESFEST BOUND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 20, 2018

“If you don’t like the blues, you probably don’t like your mama,” states Bobby Rush, the passionate blues legend who turns 85 in November. Rush is blues music royalty, a rare breed that can count iconic names like Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin’ Hopkins,…

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NAMM 2018: JOHN JORGENSON INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 19, 2018

Perhaps best known for his guitar work with bands such as the Desert Rose Band and The Hellecasters, JOHN JORGENSON is also proficient in the mandolin, mandocello, Dobro, pedal steel, piano, upright bass, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. John has earned a reputation as a world-class musician, as evidenced by his…

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NAMM 2018: FRAMUS & WARWICK GUITARS AND BASSES

Posted in Bass, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 18, 2018

Nicolas Wilfer presents new Warwick and Framus product from their booth at the 2018 NAMM Show. Warwick and Framus distributed in Australia by Amber Technology https://www.ambertech.com.au/

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