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TOMMY THAYER: KISS END OF THE ROAD AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 6, 2018

After an epic and storied 45-year career, resulting in the selling of more than 100 million albums worldwide, rock n roll legends, KISS recently announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. The Australian leg will kick off in Perth on…

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JESSICA LYNN LAUNCHES ROCKIN’ CHRISTMAS SINGLE & VIDEO

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 5, 2018

It’s been another triumphant year for New York-based country music artist Jessica Lynn. Coming off yet another successful European tour, Jessica’s current single “Let’s Don’t’ has reached #41 on the American country charts. Now home for the holidays, Jessica has now released her first-ever Christmas single, “Santa You Can Skip…

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VERNON REID: LIVING COLOUR AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 5, 2018

There aren’t too many truly great rock bands that you could say were ground-breaking when they first emerged but New York’s Living Colour was certainly one. With their unique brand of metal, funk, jazz, hip hop, punk and alt rock, mixed with a passionate social conscience, the band rose to…

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MELBOURNE SYNTH FESTIVAL: THE HIGHLIGHTS

Posted in Blog, Melbourne Synth Show News    //    Post Date - December 5, 2018

The Melbourne Synth Festival (Nov 23-25, 2018 Meat Market, North Melbourne) is dedicated to all things in the world of synthesisers, DJ equipment and electronic music making. The inaugural show presented a wide array of gear, informative workshops and some wonderful performances. Thanks to the performers, workshop presenters, the exhibitors…

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BOSS CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR GUITARISTS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 4, 2018

It’s the time of year to turn things up to eleven. BOSS has everything you need to make some festive noise, with the Katana range of amplfiers, Loop Station pedals and a range of accessories to show your favourite guitar some love. KATANA-MINI PORTABLE GUITAR AMP The Katana-Mini makes serious Katana…

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YAMAHA MUSIC AUSTRALIA TAKE ON AMPEG AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION

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

Earlier this week, Yamaha Music Australia (YMA) was proud to announce that they had undertaken representation and distribution of world-leading bass amp brand, Ampeg, in Australia. Yamaha Guitar Group Inc. (YGG), U.S. subsidiary of Japan-based Yamaha Corporation, acquired the AMPEG brand on May 10th 2018. Co-president of YGG Marcus Ryle…

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BLUES GUITAR MASTER CHRIS CAIN 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

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

Blues aficionados – get ready for it! Bluesman Chris Cain is coming to Oz in May for a string of must-see shows! Chris concocts a soulful stew of Memphis style electric blues accompanied by powerfully deep vocals and jazz inspired blues guitar riffs that are uniquely his own, a fine…

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DIVINYLS ANNOUNCE FEB & MARCH AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 2, 2018

DIVINYLS founding member, guitarist and co-songwriter Mark McEntee has announced an Australian tour which will begin in February next year. The band will feature charismatic female lead LA-based singer/songwriter, Lauren Ruth Ward, plus original Blondie guitarist and Divinyls (1987-88) alumni, Frank Infante. Long is the time since billboards across the…

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WHICH GUITAR WIRELESS SYSTEM SHOULD I CHOOSE?

Posted in Accessories, Blog    //    Post Date - December 1, 2018

Gone are the days when wireless systems were reserved for professionals playing huge stadium gigs, with cumbersome, bulky belt packs as the price of admission for untethered freedom. These days, wireless systems are progressively becoming more compact and affordable, and worth considering regardless of whether you are: – Playing gigs,…

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MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT SPRING EDITION

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - November 29, 2018

Following soon after the Melbourne Guitar Show in August, we debuted the Melbourne International Guitar Night at the Toff in Town. The philosophy of the guitar night was to bring together a collection of local and and sometimes international, skilled guitar players to perform in front of a room full…

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