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THE HUMMINGBIRD: MELBOURNE’S NEWEST VENUE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 17, 2018

It’s always great to hear of a new music venue opening, particularly when the people behind it are MUSIC people and know what they’re doing.  A lot of heart and soul has gone into the planning of a new St Kilda entertainment venue – aptly dubbed “The Hummingbird.” The venue…

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2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

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

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) will celebrate the 12th AIR Awards at Adelaide’s Queen’s Theatre on Thursday 26th July, 2018. Thanks to the continued support from the South Australian Government, the return to the UNESCO City of Music will see over 40 of Australia’s finest recording artists nominated…

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THE ASTON SHUFFLE ANNOUNCE ID TOUR

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

DJs, producers, remixers, radio presenters and all round legends, The Aston Shuffle, otherwise known as Vance Musgrove and Mikah Freeman, have today announced their epic national ID Tour.  Set to kick off on May 4 at Yah Yah’s in Melbourne, the tour will then move through Perth, Surfers Paradise, Maroochydore,…

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DAVE WECKL: MIKE STERN/DAVE WECKL BAND TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 16, 2018

Modern Drummer magazine named Dave Weckl as “one of the 25 best drummers of all time”. He’s played drums for some of the world’s most respected recording artists including George Benson, Diana Ross, Robert Plant, Natalie Cole and Chick Corea to name a few, as well as releasing many critically…

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TIM RIES: ROLLING STONES’ SAXOPHONIST AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 14, 2018

Saxophonist, composer, arranger, producer, educator and brass guy for The Rolling Stones, Tim Ries makes a quick trip back to Australia for some dates before jetting off to join The Stones again in the UK in May. Ries was in Australia this time last year, along with Stones’ backing vocalist…

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PETE MURRAY ANNOUNCES TOUR, SINGLE & VIDEO

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

Byron Bay singer-songwriter and one of Australia’s most loved musicians, Pete Murray has announced a stunning remix of his song Heartbeats, by ARIA-awarding winning Peter Mayes from PNAU. Pete has also dropped a video for the remix, a short film seeking to inspire audiences to cherish the love they share…

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STONEFIELD RELEASE ALBUM & ANNOUNCE TOUR

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

Their second full-length LP As Above, So Below (2016) firmly established Stonefield as one of the key players in the current wave of Australian psych-rock, but Far From Earth – the bands’ Flightless debut – sees the band’s sound enter a whole new spectrum. With Black Mountain’s Stephen McBean at the production helm, first single and album…

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ALEX THE ASTRONAUT AND STELLA DONNELLY CO-HEADLINE TOUR BEGINS

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

Alex the Astronaut and Stella Donnelly’s hotly anticipated national co-headline tour kicked off this week, starting at The Northern, Byron Bay last night Thursday 12th and heading to Soundlounge, Gold Coast tonight, Friday 13th April. This is your chance to see two of Australia’s brightest young stars play eclectic solo…

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ERNIE BALL PRODIGY PICKS HAVE LANDED!

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - April 12, 2018

Ernie Ball is excited to announce the launch of the 2018 Prodigy picks – the latest high performance guitar picks manufactured with superior design in mind. Guitar picks are not only popular among artists but also provide guitar for beginners with an easier technique.  Guitar picks are an essential accessory…

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INNOVATIVE MUSIC AUSTRALIA WELCOMES BLUE MICROPHONES TO ITS STABLE

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - April 12, 2018

Innovative Music Australia is proud to welcome renowned market leading microphone brand Blue Microphones to their catalogue. Stock is now in Australia! Founded in 1995 as a collaboration between American musician Skipper Wise and Latvian recording engineer Martins Saulespurens and based in Westlake Villave, California, Blue create some of the…

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