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MELBOURNE SYNTH FESTIVAL: EMAH FOX INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne Synth Show News    //    Post Date - November 18, 2018

Emah Fox will be performing at the Melbourne Synth Festival Opening Night Concert on Friday 23 November 7pm-11pm and she’ll back back for another set on Saturday November 24. Ahead of her MSF appearances, Emah spoke to Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips Emah Fox describes her music as “High Intensity Synth…

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FOUND SOUND

Posted in MSF Exhibitor Profile    //    Post Date - November 16, 2018

About the Exhibitor: Found Sound is a boutique musical instrument store located in the music gear precinct of Carlton, specialising in modular synthesiser formats and featuring a wide selection of eurorack modules, housings and accessories. MSF Highlights: Plug in to the wall of modular and see where the patch takes…

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SIX QUIX WITH BUTTERFINGERS’ EVIL EDDIE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 14, 2018

After a massive 2018, which has already seen Aussie hiphop royalty Butterfingers release new music, the guys have also announced the 15 Years of Fatboys Australian tour. The epic run kicks off on March 1, 2019 at The Villa in Noosa, before moving through to the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Wollongong,…

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GALLERY: MICK THOMAS & THE ROVING COMMISSION

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

GALLERY: MICK THOMAS & THE ROVING COMMISSION Merri Creek Tavern, Westgarth. November 12 Photos by Jason Rosewarne Treasured Australian alt-folk outlier Mick Thomas and his band The Roving Commission have just announced the new EP Boxing Day Drive, and his traditional string of pre-Christmas dates across the country. From the…

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REVIEW: STEVEN WILSON – PALAIS THEATRE, MELBOURNE

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

Steven Wilson, Palais Theatre, Melbourne. November 10, 2018 Review: Joshua Batten Photos: Sam Irving Depending upon who you speak to, Steven Wilson is either the king of contemporary Prog Rock or a reverse-engineered attention seeker. In other words, he could be construed as the guy who’s trying to be commercially…

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MARK ‘TONY CHAMPAGNE’ SHANNON (THE OFFTOPICS) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 10, 2018

After a massive 12-months, the release of Melbourne’s brokers of groove The Offtopics debut self-titled EP is on the horizon, completing the comic-style story they started back in September 2017. The eponymous EP, dubbed Back On The Zine, has been almost three years in the making and since the release…

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ANTH NEKICH (WARBIRDS) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 10, 2018

Melbourne rockers Warbirds are gearing up for a massive summer, kicking it off with the release off their soaring rock ballad My Symphony, the second from their sophomore EP Control. Recorded at Coloursound Studios, and mixed and co-produced with Mat Robins, the powerful track is the perfect song to take…

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GALLERY: STARS – LIZOTTES, NEWCASTLE

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

Gallery: Stars Lizottes, Newcastle. November 4, 2108 Photos by Richard Hogan After over 35 years, Australian country rock legends Stars are back with the original line up; Mick Pealing on vocals and guitar, Mal Eastick on guitar, Roger McLachlan on bass and Glyn Dowding on drums and featuring Nick Charles on…

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JORDAN RUDESS: FROM BACH TO ROCK TO AUSTRALIA

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

Jordan Rudess is best known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy- nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater and he’s on his way to Australia to perform his acclaimed solo show Bach to Rock: A Musician’s Journey. Fans can expect dazzling performances of material ranging from George Gershwin, David Bowie and John…

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STEVE FORSS (THAT GOLD STREET SOUND) – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 9, 2018

Melbourne groove makers That Gold Street Sound are releasing the second single, Rain, from their forthcoming long-player, Trick Of The Light, which is due for release early 2019. A follow on their first single Only Lonely, which hit the airwaves back in August, Rain is a gorgeous soulful track that…

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