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SIX QUIX WITH CRYSTAL CITIES (DANIEL CONTE)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

We go Six Quix with Daniel Conte (drums) from local dreamrockers Crystal Cities. From a Sydney garage to Abbey Road Studios in London, Australian dream rock band, Crystal Cities, have come a long way in just over 2 years. The band has completed their debut album, Under the Cold Light…

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MGS2019: ANNA SCIONTI INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 29, 2019

Melbourne blues artist Anna Scionti (pronounced Shon-tee) is a singer/songwriter, guitarist and bottleneck slide player. Scionti’s uninhibited foot stomping blues is honest and raw. On cigar box guitar, resonator, lap steel and stomp you will be deeply immersed into her world of electrified rhythmic tunes, as you will experience if…

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EPIPHONE’S LTD ED GEORGE THOROGOOD ‘WHITE FANG’ ES-125TDC

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 29, 2019

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments, proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. George Thorogood “White Fang” ES-125TDC Outfit, the premier signature guitar by blues legend GEORGE THOROGOOD. Featuring a vintage-inspired ES-125 hollowbody archtop in a Bone White finish with removable “Cobra” sticker, new ProBuckerTM P-90 single-coil pickups, a hand-signed Certificate…

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REVIEW: ERIC BIBB – THE FYREFLY, ST.KILDA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 28, 2019

Eric Bibb. The Fyrefly. St Kilda. Sunday May 26, 2019 Review and photos: Greg Phillips Midway through his set, after playing songs titled Going Down Slow and Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad, it suddenly occurred to Eric Bibb that its seems he’s always going somewhere. For the audience at…

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KEVIN JOHNSON: THE ‘DEVIL FOUND WORK’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 27, 2019

Veteran Australian singer, songwriter Kevin Johnson, best known for his 70s hits Bonnie Please Don’t Go and Rock n Roll I Gave You The Best Days Of My Life, has just released a new album, The Devil Found Work. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips had great pleasure in catching up with…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 27, 2019

The Australian Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2019 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 3 and 4 – and I know we say it every year but this year WILL be bigger than ever. Proudly presented by Triple M and Australian…

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CAL KRAMER ( THE SOUTHERN RIVER BAND) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 24, 2019

The Southern River Band has been gaining much attention and growing its fanbase accordingly thanks to their endless on-stage energy and the antics of electric frontman Cal Kramer. They’ve recently released an epic single titled “Chimney”, the tantalising preview of their upcoming second album Rumour and Innuendo due in August…

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SIX QUIX WITH JAYDEN MCGRATH

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 23, 2019

Innovative upcoming pop artist Jayden McGrath has recently announced his debut single Conditions, a fascinating track that explores a feeling of acceptance towards less-than-ideal circumstances in life, out May 31.  The accompanying video to Conditions, made in collaboration with Dave Hunter of Band Factory Digital Media (Drown This City, Captives) and artist Joey Klarenbeek, is a dark, hypnotic reflection of that…

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GHS STRINGS ADDS INNOVATION BRAND

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - May 23, 2019

World renowned Innovation stand-up bass strings, which have until recently been manufactured in the UK, have found a new home with GHS Strings in the USA. The specialist machinery, unique non-metallic cores and original winding materials have been combined with our experienced workforce using the original hand spun manufacturing specifications…

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HAKEN- AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 22, 2019

HAKEN By Peter Hodgson ( I Heart Guitar) Haken aren’t like all the other prog bands out there. In a genre that has ironically come to take on certain stylistic hallmarks that it seems like every prog band needs to have, the British quintet manage to remain actually progressive. Where…

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