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THE THE for MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL     

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 25, 2018

Melbourne International Arts Festival today announced post-punk royalty, The The will return to Melbourne for the first time in almost thirty years to perform in this year’s event. Following sold out performances in London in June, singer and songwriter Matt Johnson and his band The The are back performing songs…

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RED HOT SUMMER WITH BARNESY, JOAN JETT & MORE!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2018

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back in 2019 and the Series One announcement is nothing short of massive! Featuring Australia’s favourite son Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton and Chocolate Starfish, the run of eight dates takes in South Australia, Western Australia,…

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GUITAR TALK ON THE MUSO CHANNEL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2018

You’ve all seen or heard about the hit comedy film Wayne’s World, in which Wayne and his friend Garth broadcast a public-access TV show from Wayne’s parents’ basement. You may also know Marc Maron, the American comedian who famously did a podcast called WTF with Marc Maron, from his garage…

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FENDER NEW RELEASE & CUSTOM SHOP EVENT

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 23, 2018

During the week, Fender Musical Instrument company gathered dealers into Sydney for a look at their new releases for second half of the year and also presented a Custom Shop event. Among those on hand from Fender headquarters to greet the dealers and outline the proceedings for the next six…

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IT’S MAKE MUSIC DAY TODAY!

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

Over 100 music making activities in 80 locations around Australia is a great start for Make Music Day Australia.  On Thursday, Australians will join the global celebration of music making, where in 800 places in over 125 countries, people will be making music on June 21. Thank you to all…

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FENDER® INTRODUCES NEW PLAYER SERIES

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 20, 2018

New Electric Guitars, Basses Provide Official Entry Point for Artists, Players Ready To Commit With Often Imitated But Never Duplicated Fender Gear Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released a new line of electric guitars and basses for aspiring players and artists who represent the future of guitar. Dubbed the…

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GALLERY: LACHY DOLEY – NORTHCOTE SOCIAL CLUB

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 19, 2018

Dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond Organ, Lachy Doley is one of the most celebrated blues soul and rock organ players in the world today. At the Northcote Social Club on Sunday 17 June, Lachy’s power trio consisting of bass, drums, and Doley on the Hammond plus the incredibly…

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THE MASSEDUCTION OF ANNIE CLARK

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

I caught up with singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and fabulous art rock exponent Annie Clark aka St Vincent on the phone prior to her performance at Dark Mofo in Tasmania last Friday. “Hobart is lovely,” she tells me. Turns out so is Annie. By Greg Phillips Charting the progress of any…

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GALLERY: OLD MAN RIVER – THE FYREFLY, ST KILDA

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

Just under a decade ago, Ohad Rein aka Old Man River was enjoying a run of hits such as Trousers, La and You’re On My Mind on high rotation with Triple J. Ohad spent the best part of another decade then travelling and concentrating on family, as well as making…

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MAKE MUSIC DAY HITS AUSTRALIA NEXT THURSDAY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 15, 2018

Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, MAKE MUSIC DAY is now held on the same day (June  21) 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….

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