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HAMISH ANDERSON: BREAKING DOWN, OUT OF HIS HEAD AND TOURING

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 18, 2019

Melbourne’s own roots/rock aficionado Hamish Anderson is gearing up for a massive 2019, with the release of his latest single Breaking Down, a gritty, threatening rock track that must be listened to with the volume knob fully cranked, out now.  Breaking Down is an early taste of the upcoming album…

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THE RUBENS ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF THEIR 
MTV UNPLUGGED PERFORMANCE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 15, 2019

Following last night’s broadcast of MTV Unplugged Melbourne on MTV, The Rubens have announced the release of the performance digitally (audio only) and a limited edition CD/DVD bundle. Both formats will be out on Friday 10 May and are available to pre-order now! Filmed in February in front of a…

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GALLERY: TASH SULTANA, OCEAN ALLEY – MUSIC BOWL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 15, 2019

Gallery: Tash Sultana, Myer Music Bowl March 14, 2019 Photos: Wicked Rock Photography It seems like only yesterday that Tash Sultana was busking in Melbourne’s Bourke St Mall and just beginning to make some noise with her self-produced YouTube clips, created in her bedroom. It’s mind blowing that in a…

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HONK! NEW ROLLING STONES COMPILATION FEAT FLORENCE WELCH AND DAVE GROHL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 15, 2019

The Rolling Stones today announced the release of a brand-new Best Of compilation album, Honk. Featuring the biggest hits and classic cuts from every Rolling Stones studio album from 1971 to 2016’s Blue & Lonesome, Honk is out on 19 April 2019. Pre-order here. Released via Polydor on 2xCD, 3xLP…

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SIX QUIX WITH MARTIKA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 13, 2019

Enigmatic Melbourne-based artist Martika has recently announced her debut single How Did I Get Here, a thoughtful, soulful track that explores the difficulties of chasing dreams, out March 15. In celebration of the new single, Martika goes Six Quix (and a few more) with us! How Did I Get Here…

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REVIEW: ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO, THORNBURY THEATRE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 13, 2019

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO with Tim Rogers. Thornbury Theatre March 12, 2019. Review: Greg Phillips. Photos: Jason Rosewarne After an illustrious recording and performing career spanning five decades, Texas-based alt-country rock legend Alejandro Escovedo has finally made it to Australia for the first time. Coming off a celebrated weekend at the Port…

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IBANEZ 2019 ANNIVERSARY SIGNATURE MODEL INSTRUMENTS

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

It’s been a couple of months since the huge Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim and we’re still catching up on some of the wonderful releases. Ibanez had a great show this year and included in their new offerings were some significant signature anniversary model instruments for Andy Timmons, Paul Gilbert…

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WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND DERMOT KENNEDY?

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 9, 2019

Welcome to the first of our new short video segment, in which we ask our interviewed artists What’s On Their Mind? While Dublin-based singer songwriter Dermot Kennedy was in Australia recently, we asked him what was on his mind! http://www.dermotkennedy.com/

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METALLICA WORLDWIRED TOUR HEADS TO AUSTRALIA & NZ

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 8, 2019

METALLICA has confirmed its long-awaited return to Australia and New Zealand. The band’s first dates in Australia since 2013, and first show in New Zealand since 2010, will be: October 17      Perth AUS                    Optus Stadium October 20      Adelaide AUS              Adelaide Oval October 22      Melbourne AUS           Marvel Stadium October 26      Sydney AUS                ANZ Stadium October 29      Brisbane AUS              QSAC October…

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GABY MORENO INTERVIEW AND FYREFLY GIG REVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 8, 2019

Gaby Moreno is Guatemalan-born Emmy nominee and Latin Grammy winner who has released 4 solo records internationally. Her current album IIlusión received a 2017 Grammy nomination for Best Latin Pop Album. She has toured with Tracy Chapman, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Ani DiFranco, Punch Brothers, Milk Carton Kids…

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