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SIX QUIX WITH SHIVA & THE HAZARDS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 12, 2018

Melbourne indie rockers, Shiva And The Hazards have just released their debut EP Future Cult Classic, featuring the dreamy single East India Empress. The group has also dropped a spellbinding clip to accompany the song, painstakingly pieced together from vintage Bollywood footage. To celebrate the EP release, Doug Hind from…

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MAKE MUSIC DAY. JUNE 21. GET INVOLVED!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 12, 2018

Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries. Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Day is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every kind of musician…

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CENSUS PROVES MELBOURNE IS WORLD MUSIC CAPITAL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 12, 2018

Second Live Music Census shows Melbourne is the music capital of the world The second Melbourne Live Music Census, conducted on Saturday 25 November 2017, analysed the climate of Melbourne’s live music industry and found it to be not only healthy but flourishing. The Melbourne Live Music Census looked at…

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LLOYD SPIEGEL ANNOUNCES ‘BACKROADS’ ALBUM & TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 11, 2018

  Australian acoustic blues luminary Lloyd Spiegel is delighted to announce the release of his 8th album ‘Backroads’ and is touring to back it up. Backroads is a hard-edged, brutally honest account of Spiegel’s life outside of music and reinvents his sound for new audiences, delivering more punch in his…

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THE HARD ACHES: THE ‘MESS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 10, 2018

Adelaide’s fave indie-punk duo, The Hard Aches (Ben David and Alex Upton) release their sophomore album, Mess on April 13 via Anchorhead. The duo teamed up with Melbourne producer Sam Johnson at this studio Holes & Corners, having admired his work over the last few years on records with Camp Cope, The Smith Street…

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JORDAN BRODIE AND HIS GUITAR ARE IN GOOD COMPANY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 10, 2018

Cairns based finger style guitarist Jordan Brodie released his second album, titled In Good Company in March this year. It’s the follow up to his acclaimed debut record First Take, which featured the award winning tune Rainstorm. While First Take showcased the obvious picking talents of the young Queensland Conservatorium…

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SCREAMING JETS: ‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 9, 2018

Next year marks the 30 year milestone for Newcastle’s finest rockers The Screaming Jets, a significant achievement for any band in the music business. For three decades the Jets have inhabited Australia’s record charts and have been a staple for mainstream radio networks such as Triple M. In fact in…

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SQUEEZE APRIL/MAY AUSTRALIAN TOUR. TEMPTED?

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 9, 2018

SQUEEZE TO RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH JOHN COOPER CLARKE South London new-wave legends Squeeze are headed for Australia in 2018 for a run of not-to-be-missed shows. With hits like ‘Cool For Cats’, ‘Tempted’ and ‘Up The Junction’, Squeeze will bring the soundtrack of the 70s and 80s into full focus…

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GALLERY: SHERYL CROW & MELISSA ETHERIDGE, MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 8, 2018

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Sheryl Crow or Melissa Etheridge in Australia, so it was with a great sense of excitement that fans heard that they’d be touring Australia together. In a short, Australian exclusive interview on the red carpet at the She Rocks Awards in January, Melissa…

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REVERB.COM APPOINTS FORMER GIBSON EXEC

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 6, 2018

Reverb.com has hired Gérard Danjou — former Executive Vice President of Global Business Development at Gibson Brands, Inc — to drive growth of Reverb in EMEA and APAC. Over the past two years, Reverb buyers, sellers, orders, and sales outside the U.S. have grown by over 500 percent and as Global…

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