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NAMM 2018: HENRY DILTZ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 14, 2018

Although Henry Diltz was making a reasonable living for himself playing banjo in the Modern Folk Quartet in the 60s, recording albums for Warner Brothers, which were produced by Phil Spector and Jack Nitzsche, it was the spontaneous acquisition of a camera which changed his life forever. Hanging out with…

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DAVE KILMINSTER (ROGER WATERS BAND) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Based on previous tours, there’s an expectation upon attending a Roger Waters concert that you’re going to witness something very special but surely nothing could come close to topping his triumphant 2012 The Wall tour of Australia? Yet somehow with his current Us + Them tour making the rounds of…

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NAMM 2018: NEW FROM ROCKBOARD/ROCKGEAR

Posted in Accessories, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Bryan Wickmann shows us some innovative and oh so handy products from Rockboard and RockGear this year at the 2018 NAMM Show. Distributed in Australia by Amber Technology https://www.ambertech.com.au/

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NAMM 2018: NEW KONIG & MEYER STANDS, CHAIRS, ACCESSORIES

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Tony Hosking from K&M’s Australian distributor The Resource Corporation shows us some new product on the K&M booth at the 2018 NAMM Show http://www.trc.com.au/

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LEON BRIDGES + MORE ADDED TO BLUESFEST

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

The 2018 Bluesfest line up has been rounded out with the last-minute addition of celebrated Soul singer Leon Bridges and a handful of other gifted artists. Since arriving on the scene with his Grammy nominated album ‘Coming Home’ in 2015, Bridges has become one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed singers…

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BRUNSWICK MUSIC FESTIVAL OFFERS SESSIONS FOR ALL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Proudly produced and presented by Moreland City Council, Brunswick Music Festival has unveiled further shows, celebrations, collaborations and much more for their 30th Anniversary program spanning 4-18 March. Here’s a couple of great sessions our readership are certain to be interested in: Music Victoria Presents: Got Music? What Next? – March…

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PRINCE’S SISTER JOINS NOTHING COMPARES 2 PRINCE TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

In a world exclusive, Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson has announced she is coming to Australia to appear on stage in Sydney and Melbourne in NOTHING COMPARES 2 PRINCE, a celebration of the music of Prince performed by musicians and singers that performed alongside him at various times of his career. …

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MARY WEBB – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Captivating and unique, Mary Webb has recently released a new single Gecko Fingers, a stirring ode to the relationship shared between sisters. Accompanied by an eerie video, directed by Aaron Schuppan (West Thebarton, Nakatomi), Gecko Fingers is the first taste of Mary’s new album Love Like Planets, a spectacular body…

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NAMM 2018: NEW FROM HAL LEONARD

Posted in Gear, Publishing    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Hal Leonard Australia’s Richard Snape gives us a preview of some wonderful new music books heading to Australia this year, including titles for Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Tommy Emmanuel and more. http://www.halleonard.com.au/

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NAMM 2018: KALA & OHANA UKES, LOGJAM STOMPER

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Greg Cooper from Australian wholesaler Jacaranda Music showed us around his brands at NAMM Show 2018. We hear from Kala ukuleles’ Mike Upton, look at the Ohana range of ukes and watch the LogJam Stomper in action, all distributed in Australia by  http://jacarandamusic.com.au/

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