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MGS 2019: JAMES NORBERT IVANYI INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 14, 2019

Multi-instrumentalist, teacher, producer and performer James Norbert Ivanyi plays an epic brand pf progressive rock, blending classic 60s and 70s rock sounds with modern day tech-metal and many genres in between. James Norbert Ivanyi … even his name is steeped in grandeur! James has released four acclaimed recordings including Denalavis,…

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GIBSON UNVEILS ARTIST COLLABORATIONS AHEAD OF SUMMER NAMM 2019

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 12, 2019

In 2019, after more than a century, artists, players and fans are experiencing Gibson, the all American-made instrument brand, rejuvenated. Gibson announced on July 10 it will unveil multiple experiences at SUMMER NAMM 2019 in the brand’s hometown of Nashville, TN. Gibson will showcase new collections, artist collaborations, exciting new…

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CREATE NSW: EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CONTEMPORARY MUSIC LEADERS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 12, 2019

Would you like to help inform Create NSW arts funding recommendations for contemporary music? Create NSW is calling on artists and leaders across organisations of all sizes to share their expertise via their Artform Assessment Boards. If you have specific artform knowledge, experience or demonstrated leadership in your practice or you’re recognised by…

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BOSS RELEASE SY-1 SYNTH PEDAL & RC-10R LOOPER

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - July 12, 2019

Great news from Boss with the release of a couple of fabulous new pedals which tap into the needs of the 2019 musician. First up, the SY-1 synthesiser pedal The amazingly expressive SY-1 is filled with 121 ultra-responsive sounds, all distilled down into a BOSS compact pedal that slides easily…

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WIN A COMPLETE GUITAR RIG WITH ORANGE AMPS WORTH OVER $5000!

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - July 11, 2019

Saving up to buy that extra bit of gear you need can often be a struggle. However, what if you could acquire everything you ever needed in one hit? Well dream big people as renowned British Amp Manufacturer, Orange Amplification is delighted to have joined forces with Kiesel Guitars, Two…

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FENDER LAUNCHES RARITIES SERIES CHAMBERED FLAME TOP TELE

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 11, 2019

This week Fender announced the Rarities Series Chambered Flame Top Telecaster. It’s a stunning looking guitar featuring a chambered, two-piece roasted alder body with a natural flame maple top, separated by a black centre stripe. The Tim Shaw custom-designed 50s vintage-style bridge pickup adds a hotter classic voice to the…

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FRED ARMISEN (PORTLANDIA) TOUR: COMEDY FOR MUSICIANS BUT EVERYONE’S WELCOME

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 11, 2019

The star of Portlandia, Fred Armisen, will be touring Australia for the first time, bringing his show Comedy For Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome to Australian in August 2019.   Tickets go on sale Monday 15 July at 10am and the Sydney show is part of the Just For Laughs Sydney…

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INTRODUCING DENNIS JONES: LA BLUES YOU CAN ROCK TO

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 10, 2019

LA-based singer, songwriter and guitar slinger, Dennis Jones is heading to Australia for a few select dates including a prime spot at the Melbourne Guitar Show. Ahead of his Australian trip, Dennis spoke with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips Dennis Jones is the epitome of cool. Laid back and smooth…

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OWEN RAY’S INTERNATIONAL MUSIC

Posted in MGS Exhibitor profile    //    Post Date - July 10, 2019

About the exhibitor: Owen Ray has been in the music retail / repair industry over 50 years and owned stores which have had large displays of vintage instruments and now he is selling off these at the show. For pre info, please call  0439832143 Stand highlights: MATON. Ltd.Edit. Eureka. Number…

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SWADE SOUND

Posted in MGS Exhibitor profile    //    Post Date - July 10, 2019

Swade Sound is a Queensland business which retails Bunyip Musical Instruments guitars and basses and imports Kelton Swade hand made guitars direct from the USA. Bunyip make a range of guitars from hand made custom instruments to high quality niche market guitars and bases. Kelton Swade guitars are hand made…

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