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LYREBIRD ARTS OFFERS GENEROUS $20K PRIZE FOR MUSICIANS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 30, 2019

The Lyrebird Arts Council have made many financial donations to local groups and associations over many years, and they’re very proud to have organised the fund raising event for Black Saturday some years ago that raised over $40,000. Lyrebird have been honoured to have been in a position to give…

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NEIL MURRAY: ‘BLOOD & LONGING’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 29, 2019

It’s been five years since Neil Murray’s last album (the highly rated “Bring Thunder and Rain”) and now finally on offer is the new 13 track album “Blood & Longing.” Excluding numerous compilations and the Warumpi Band trilogy, “Blood & Longing” is his 9th original solo album. “Blood & Longing”…

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AIR AWARDS 2019 NOMINEES & INDIE-CON AUSTRALIA KEYNOTE SPEAKERS REVEALED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 29, 2019

Australia’s Independent Music Industry will come together in Adelaide this July for the annual AIR Awards and the Indie-Con Australia conference. Over the years the AIR Awards have acknowledged the outstanding and inspiring talent of the likes of Paul Kelly, John Butler, Hilltop Hoods, Vance Joy, Gotye, Sheppard, Gurrumul and Flume just to…

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FENDER® CELEBRATES GUNS N’ ROSES BASSIST DUFF MCKAGAN WITH SIGNATURE BASS

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - March 29, 2019

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) this week released the Duff McKagan Deluxe Precision Bass® the latest iteration of Fender’s collaboration with the Guns N’ Roses bassist and New York Times bestselling author. The newest model in Fender’s Artist Signature Series captures the true musical essence of Rock & Roll Hall of…

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WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND DAVE GRANEY?

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 29, 2019

Dave Graney and the mistLY released a new album on March 22 called ZIPPA DEEDOO WHAT IS/WAS THAT/THIS? Featuring Dave on vocals and guitar, Clare Moore on drums and percussion, Stuart Perera on guitar and Stu Thomas on bass, the album was produced by Graney and Moore (roughly the 33rd album they have…

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JOE CAMILLERI: THE BLACK SORROWS ‘CITIZEN JOHN’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 28, 2019

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips sat down with Joe Camilleri to chat about the origins of The Black Sorrows and also to discuss the band’s wonderful new album Citizen John. Citizen John is the work of an artist who refuses to live in the past. With 49 albums in total…

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STAND UP FOR CHRISTCHURCH

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 26, 2019

This is not a music show but one we couldn’t ignore plugging. In the wake of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, Australia’s biggest stars in comedy are coming together to perform STAND UP FOR CHRISTCHURCH, a massive benefit* show to support the victims and families affected. All proceeds from the shows…

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SIX QUIX WITH THE KITE MACHINE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 26, 2019

In celebration of the release of their debut album, Levi and Kane from The Kite Machine go Six Quix with us. A no holds barred love letter to riff-based groove and alt rock; the self-titled debut album from Geelong power trio, The Kite Machine, is a ten track monster that…

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DEF FX 90s ELECTRO SURF ROCK BAND REUNITE FOR JUNE TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 25, 2019

Fronted by the enigmatic Oz rock queen, Fiona Horne and legendary keyboard/vocalist, Ant Banister, Def FX are returning to Australia in June 2019 for select shows and to make sure everyone gets to party like it’s 1996, or as Fiona says, ‘Fuck that! Let’s party like it’s NOW.’ Joining Def FX on tour…

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RUSSELL MORRIS ANNOUNCED AS LATEST RECORD STORE DAY AMBASSADOR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 25, 2019

RUSSELL MORRIS is now announced to join KATE CEBERANO : DAVE FAULKNER : HOCKEY DAD as this year’s Ambassadors for Record Store Day on Saturday 13 April. Russell is a perfect match for Record Store Day as indie record stores played a significant part in the new vibe in Russell’s…

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