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TC ELECTRONIC ANNOUNCE 4 NEW PEDALS

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 9, 2018

A characteristic quartet of iconic vintage tones Most of the time all you need is your bread and butter 3-button overdrives, studio delays, and subtle reverbs but every once in a while, you need something special to nail the tone of your favorite artist or musical style. That’s when you…

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DEAN RAY DELIVERS THE MESSENGER

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

It’s taken quite a few years, many hurdles and some heartache but Dean Ray has finally released The Messenger, the album he has always wanted to make. AM’s Greg Phillips caught up with Dean to chat about the album’s journey. Beginning your music career via a major television talent contest…

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GALLERY: GWYN ASHTON-CHERRY BAR, MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 8, 2018

UK-based, Adelaide-raised blues guitar raconteur Gwyn Ashton is back home in Australia ripping up stages nationwide playing material from his dynamic new album Solo Elektro. Jason Rosewarne was at Gwyn’s fabulous one-man show at Melbourne’s Cherry Bar yesterday and captured the electrifying action. Gwyn Ashton Australian tour dates January 12…

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OK GO, ANDY GRAMMER, YAMAHA ALL STAR CONCERT ANNOUNCED FOR NAMM SHOW

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

With only 22 days until the start of The 2018 NAMM Show, The NAMM Campus is set to come alive with a variety of Bands@NAMM performers, and at night, talent that includes groundbreaking multimedia artists, legendary performers and a multi-platinum pop singer-songwriter, all performing on The NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza…

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SHE ROCKS TO HONOUR MELISSA ETHERDIGE AND B52’S KATE & CINDY

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

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) announces that Melissa Etheridge , The B-52s band members Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson and Pat Benetar will be among those honoured at the 6th annual She Rocks Awards on Friday, January 26, 2018, during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Best known…

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ORIANTHI: THE 2018 RSO AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 3, 2018

Adelaide-raised, American-based guitarist, singer, songwriter Orianthi is back in Australia with her partner, former Bon Jovi guitar legend Richie Sambora, playing tunes from the pair’s new RSO recordings. AM’s Greg Phillips caught up with Orianthi just prior to the tour for a chat. Life has been good to Orianthi Panagaris….

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Framus & Warwick Anniversaries: Hans-Peter Wilfer reflects

Posted in Bass, Gear    //    Post Date - January 2, 2018

In 2017, Framus celebrated its 70th anniversary and the Markneukirchen-based bass manufacturer Warwick celebrated its 35th anniversary. CEO and founder of the company Hans-Peter Wilfer, his wife and head of international sales – Florence Wilfer as well as Marcus Spangler, Head of R&D – talk in a new video interview…

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