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HELP FUND THE BANANA KEYBOARD PROJECT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 20, 2018

The Soundhouse Music Alliance is a not for profit organisation (with DGR tax deductible status) which has grown over a 30 year period. Its aim has always been to encourage community members to become creators of music rather than passive consumers. Many key partnerships with schools and cultural organisations, state education…

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BUTTERFINGERS ‘BULLET TO THE HEAD’ SINGLE & TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 20, 2018

Australia’s cult-classic hip-hop/crossover act, Butterfingers, have announced an extensive national tour set to kick off this March. It will see th em hitting  up all capitals and rural hotspots around the country with Sydney MC (and Big Village label chief) Rapaport in tow. Known for their tongue-in-cheek humour and irreverent…

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ST. PAUL PETERSON: NOTHING COMPARES 2 PRINCE TOUR INTERVIEW

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

In 2017 David Bowie fans were treated to some very special shows when past members of Bowie’s band gathered to perform the music of the rock legend. Now fans of Prince have the opportunity to experience a similar, extraordinary celebration when the Nothing Compares 2 Prince show comes to Melbourne…

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ROCK THE BOAT 2018 – Cruise with your classic rock faves

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 18, 2018

Rock The Boat once again hits the high seas in 2018 (21st-28th October 2018), with an incredible local and international line-up. With a theme focused on embracing the finest rock music from the 1970s and 1980s, the eighth annual cruise features headliners Foreigner, best known for their #1 international hit…

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ERNIE BALL COLOURS OF ROCK

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - March 16, 2018

Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash is a “Purple” man. Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page has been playing “Pinks” for years. The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards always goes for the “Green.” We’re talking about the iconic and exhilaratingly colorful packaging of Ernie Ball’s Slinky guitar strings – each vibrantly designed pack representing a different string recipe/gauge. For more than…

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INNOVATIVE MUSIC AUSTRALIA ADD MORLEY & EBTECH

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - March 16, 2018

Innovative Music Australia is extremely proud to welcome the legendary Morley and EBTECH brands to their catalogue. Morley create some of the world’s most highly regarded wah and volume effects for guitar, including the seminal Bad Horsie Steve Vai signature models, George Lynch Dragon Wah and many more. Alongside their sister brand…

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LEIGH BAINES (SHIVA & THE HAZARDS) – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - March 16, 2018

Melbourne indie rockers, Shiva And The Hazards have just released their dreamy new single East India Empress, a mesmerising modern throwback track out March 16. The group have also dropped a spellbinding clip to accompany the song, painstakingly pieced together from vintage Bollywood footage. East India Empress is the first…

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PORT FAIRY FOLK FESTIVAL 2018: THE WRAP UP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 16, 2018

Port Fairy Folk Festival Folkin’ Rocked Report and photos by Rob Walker The beautiful town of Port Fairy once again hosted an estimated 25,000 people of all ages and persuasions on the Labour Day weekend and presented a wide variety of talented performers too. It is going beyond what the…

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LUKE PLUMB & THE CIRCUIT: THE ‘TURN & RETURN’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 15, 2018

Branching away from his classical piano and violin training in 1997, Luke Plumb began teaching himself the mandolin and swiftly became one of Australia’s most sought after session musicians. His albums Isfahan and Senan’s Haggart were comprised of bold music from right across Europe and demonstrated his keen awareness of…

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CLAIRE ANNE TAYLOR INTERVIEW: PORT FAIRY FOLK FESTIVAL 2018

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

Claire Anne Taylor grew up in Tasmania’s ancient Tarkine rainforest. Taylor’s music reflects the wild, rich and creative world she was immersed in as a child. With vivid storytelling, hypnotic melodies and raw, soul-tinged vocals, Taylor captures both the beautiful and dark elements of the human experience. Her stage presence…

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