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ONE ELECTRIC DAY 2018 LINE UP ANNOUNCED

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

Over the last five years, ONE ELECTRIC DAY has become one of Melbourne’s favourite festivals. Celebrating its sixth annual event in 2018, the day at Werribee Park has sold-out every year, with ticket allocations exhausted within minutes in 2017. Sporting one of the biggest line-ups yet, the 2018 ONE ELECTRIC…

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FENDER CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF JAZZMASTER

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 12, 2018

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has announced the 60th anniversary celebration of Fender’s most creative and expressive model: the Jazzmaster. A hero of the underground, the Jazzmaster has been adopted by generations of artists looking for unique sonic qualities and combinations, unlocking genre defying sound that lives on today within…

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SIX QUIX WITH SIMON PAPARO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 11, 2018

Folkster Simon Paparo has recently released his glistening new single Gold At Midnight, a respectful ode to the tender first months of fresh love. Simon will launch the single at Melbourne’s Workers Club on May 13. He has also dropped a spectacularly beautiful video to accompany the track, featuring a…

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CAT CANTERI: THE ‘INNER NORTH’ INTERVIEW

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

For most musicians who have played in a band for some time, there’s that solo album itch that eventually needs to be scratched. Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Cat Canteri did just that in 2014 when she diverted from her role as drummer/vocalist with alt country band The Stillsons to…

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EPIC BRASS HEADS TO SYDNEY!

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 8, 2018

There’s nothing like a brass section to bring a song to life. Local horn legend Jack Howard knows this well, as for most of his adult life he’s been involved in one of Australia’s finest rock brass sections with the mighty Hunters & Collectors. He’s also laid down brass lines…

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JAZZ VOCAL LEGEND KURT ELLING AUSTRALIAN TOUR

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

Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling is among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. He has won the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years and was named “Male Singer of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association on eight occasions. Grammy nominated over a dozen times, Elling has also been honored…

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FENDER PLAY NOW PRESENTS UKULELE LESSONS  

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - May 6, 2018

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and Fender Digital announced the expansion of Fender Play to include ukulele lessons – helping brand-new players and beginners master chords and riffs in minutes. On the heels of the Fender Play app’s successful release for guitar in 2017, this lesson content is designed specifically…

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NEW CLUB THE HUMMINGBIRD OPENS IN STYLE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 4, 2018

Last Wednesday night, VIPs and a few lucky public ticket holders gathered together to welcome The Hummingbird, a brand new classy, dining and entertainment room to Melbourne’s music scene. The new venue is located at 34 Inkerman Street, St.Kilda, downstairs at the Newmarket Hotel. Guests on the night were wined…

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THE ONES WE LOVE: R.E.M. ALL STAR TRIBUTE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 3, 2018

The Ones We Love: R.E.M. ALL STAR TRIBUTE THE ONES WE LOVE is a unique series of concerts in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Celebrating R.E.M. featuring an All-Star line-up of singers – Jeff Martin (The Tea Party) Steve Kilbey (The Church) Ron S. Peno (Died Pretty) Trish Young (The Clouds)…

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IRISH VOCAL GREAT MARY COUGHLAN TOUR DATES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 3, 2018

Mary Coughlan is arguably one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers, a true artist who has carved out a timeless and highly regarded career and a legion of devoted fans worldwide. Described as “Ireland’s Billie Holiday” Mary has overcome childhood trauma, alcoholism & drug addiction to become a…

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