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FENDER’S NEW ARTIST SIGNATURE INSTRUMENTS AT SUMMER NAMM 2018

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 29, 2018

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today officially announced the expansion of its artist signature electric guitar and bass offerings at Summer NAMM 2018 in Nashville, Tenn. Catering to seasoned players across genres, new additions include: the Flea Jazz Bass® Active, Albert Hammond Jr. Stratocaster®, Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster, and Johnny Marr…

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GRETSCH HONOURS MALCOLM YOUNG

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 29, 2018

Gretsch® honoUrs the late Malcolm Young, whose rock-solid rhythm guitar swagger and songwriting provided the unshakeable foundation for monumental rock titans AC/DC, with the G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet™. The G6131-MY pays homage to Young’s famously battle-hardened Gretsch Jet. Nicknamed “The Beast,” Malcolm certainly made the instrument his own, not…

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MELBOURNE, SYDNEY & ADELAIDE GO GIDDY FOR GUITAR IN AUGUST

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 28, 2018

The month of August offers up a guitar lover’s dream when major guitar shows occur in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW August 4&5 CAULFIELD RACECOURSE First up is the 4th consecutive Melbourne Guitar Show August 4 & 5 Caulfield Racecourse. Drawing over 5,500 guitar fans and enthusiasts to…

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SIX QUIX WITH SANNIA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 28, 2018

Soulful Melbourne artist Sannia has recently released her debut single Go And Get Over, a strikingly vulnerable track that documents the trying and slow process of moving on, set for release on June 15. The newcomer has also announced a clip to accompany the track, directed by Giulia Giannini McGauran…

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MARK ‘PHISHA’ FISHER

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - June 28, 2018

Phisha will appear ina Meet The Players session on Fingerstyle guitar playing. Saturday August 3rd at 3pm at Cafe corner, ground floor  Phisha performs a unique style of percussive fingerstyle acoustic guitar with intriguing techniques, But then takes it a step further by incorporating it around meaningful songwriting and a…

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TALKING GUITAR: JAMES RYAN ON THE GUITARS THAT HE USES

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 27, 2018

James Ryan is a freelance guitarist/singer, songwriter/producer whose career highlights include touring with Men At Work, national TV performances with Kate Ceberano, Shania Twain and Ronan Keating, and releasing his debut instrumental guitar album “BLOWN”, which received rave reviews such as Guitarist Australia magazine’s album of the month. James also…

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PERFORMANCE: MATTY T WALL AT 2017 MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 27, 2018

Western Australian Blues-rock up-and-comer Matty T Wall is itching to get out on the road in support of latest release ‘Sidewinder’. He’ll be touring over Australia this winter, with shows on both coasts throughout July and August. Here’s Matty performing at last year’s Melbourne Guitar Show Matty’s new album Sidewinder…

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ADAM MILLER

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - June 26, 2018

Adam Miller performs on Sunday August 4 at 12.30pm on the Exclusively Acoustic Stage He also joins Nick Charles’ World of Acoustic Guitar Jam at 1.40pm straight after on the Marsh Mezzanine Stage With a unique approach to the guitar, Adam Miller’s music is groovy and approachable, whilst having a…

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DAVE LESLIE

Posted in MGS Performer Profile    //    Post Date - June 26, 2018

Dave can be seen in a Meet the Players session on Sunday August 4th at midday at Cafe Corner, Ground floor Dave Leslie graduated from the tennis-racquet to the guitar at age 9 and has been obsessed with guitars and things that make them louder, ever since. In August 1989…

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SIX QUIX WITH JESSICA LYNN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 26, 2018

New York State-based country music, singer-songwriter Jessica Lynn has released a brand new single ‘Let’s Dont’ and to celebrate we said to Jessica, let’s DO Six Quix and learn a little more about the artist and the new song.  We first met Jessica Lynn when we interviewed her back in…

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