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REVIEW: LAZARUS. THE DAVID BOWIE & ENDA WALSH MUSICAL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 22, 2019

Review: Greg Phillips Photos: Mary Boukouvalas What’s My Scene The Production Company is to be congratulated for being bold enough to bring David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s production of Lazarus to Australia. Lazarus premiered in New York in late 2015, with a follow-up production in London in 2017, both intentionally…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR LOCAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT STORE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 22, 2019

Shopping off the internet has become a way of life for many but it’s also fraught with danger, particularly when dealing with intricate goods like musical instruments. Each musical instrument has its own character and personality, so how do you know what you’re buying if you’re not trying first? Who…

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PLINI ANNOUNCES OCTOBER TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 21, 2019

Sydney’s independent instrumental progressive solo artist, PLINI, announces his Australia and New Zealand headline tour in October. The shows are a rare and intimate live set that has been honed around the world since his last national Australian tour in September 2018. The Australian shows will be supported by JAKUB ZYTECKI (POLAND),…

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MIDGE URE ‘1980’ TOUR ANNOUNCED FOR 2020

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 21, 2019

Scottish New-Wave  artist Midge Ure has today announced his Australian return tour, set to bring the sound of 1980, down under in 2020. Previously in Australia for a quick, limited run of sold-out acoustic shows in 2015, Midge Ure returns to Australian shores in 2020 with a full band, a…

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CHRIS CASELLO TALKS TAMMI SAVOY & CHRIS CASELLO COMBO OZ TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 21, 2019

Short history lesson kids! Dating back to the early ‘50s, Rockabilly is one of the earliest forms of rock music. Pioneering rockabilly artists included Bill Haley and The Comets, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Wanda Jackson and Jerry Lee Lewis to name a few. Known for its mix of Rock n…

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CHARLES JENKINS ‘WHEN I WAS ON THE MOON’ TOUR BEGINS NEXT WEEK

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 17, 2019

Acclaimed Melbourne songwriter/musician, producer and performer Charles Jenkins has more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian music industry. He has released 15 albums, toured Europe and the USA several times and been nominated for two ARIA Awards with the Icecream Hands. In 2014 he won an Age/Music Victoria Award…

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CROOKED COLOURS RELEASE LANGATA & BEGIN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 17, 2019

Crooked Colours have today released their second album Langata, an atmospheric new world overflowing with addictive beats and soft, hook-laden vocals.  Featuring singles I’ll Be There, Do It Like You, Hold On, and the latest fan favourite Never Dance Alone featuring Ladyhawke, Langata is sure to impress from start to finish.  After a hugely successful run alongside massive acts Billie Eilish, MØ and Nick Murphy at Groovin’ The Moo, Crooked…

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FENDER CUSTOM SHOP PROMOTES CARLOS LOPEZ TO MASTER BUILDER AS PRODUCT DEMAND CONTINUES TO GROW

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 17, 2019

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) this week announced a new Master Builder joining the Fender Custom Shop: Carlos Lopez. With decades of experience in guitar luthiery, he’s worked on many guitars during his four years as an Apprentice Master Builder under esteemed Fender Master Builder Todd Krause. “Demand for masterbuilt…

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FLUIR – PRODUCER

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 16, 2019

Today empowered songwriter and producer Fluir releases her stellar new single Higher Ground, a hook-laden, uplifting track that encourages listeners to break away from the dull routines that can sometimes take over our lives. Higher Ground is one of those songs that manages to combine a number of different genres…

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REGISTRATION REMINDER FOR SONGWRITERS FOR USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 16, 2019

Since 1995, the USA Songwriting Competition®, the world’s leading international songwriting event, has been honouring songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists everywhere. This is open to all, regardless of nationality or country origin. In fact, in 2006 Vikki Thorn (nee Simpson) of The Waifs became the first non-USA based musician…

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