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FREE RECORDING TIME COURTESY OF BOX HILL INST. & SING SING EAST STUDIO. FIND OUT HOW!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 23, 2019

Say what? Free recording time? Yes you heard right, Box Hill Institute and Sing Sing East studio are giving away free time in their world-class recording studio! You could be recording your next single, EP or album on the SSL desk that musical legends Paul Kelly, Nick Cave and The Badseeds,…

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AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK IS BACK NOV 6-10 CRONULLA BEACH

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 23, 2019


 Australian Music Week is set to kick off the Summer with its biggest conference yet when it hits Sydney’s Cronulla Beach this November 6-10. Now in its fifth year, the annual Music Industry Conference will see national & international industry professionals and artists converge on the beachside town for…

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CHRIS CHENEY (The Living End) tries the Vox AC30 OneTwelve (AC30S1)

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - August 23, 2019

The legendary Chris Cheney of Australian punk band The Living End gives the Vox AC30 OneTwelve (AC30S1) a play through while talking about the tones he goes for and how the versatility and reliability of this new amp makes it a no brainer for taking on the road, songwriting and…

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MGS 2019: BLIND A/B Test – BOSS Katana vs Boutique Tube Amp

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - August 23, 2019

Reckon you could pick the BOSS Katana in a blind A/B test vs a boutique tube amp? Filmed live and completely unrehearsed at The Melbourne Guitar Show, the people at Boss Australia got industry legend Brett “Burgs” Kingman to bring the playing, and asked the audience to bring their listening…

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ECCA VANDAL AWARDED $30K LEVI’S MUSIC PRIZE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 23, 2019

Melbourne singer-songwriter and rapper Ecca Vandal has been awarded the latest round of the Levi’s® Music Prize by a panel of international judges today. The Levi’s® Music Prize is supported by QMusic, Sounds Australia and Stage and Screen. Since showcasing at BIGSOUND 2016, Ecca has spent several years building a…

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SANNIA RELEASES TWO SINGLES AHEAD OF MELB & SYD LAUNCHES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 23, 2019

Radiant vocalist and songwriter Sannia has recently released not one, but two magnificent new singles; Daylight and Better. The two tracks are reflective of the growth of Sannia’s trademark intricate, emotive songwriting, and her voice soars with undeniable strength on both songs as the narrative melts from one track to…

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AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS UNVEILS 2019 PERFORMERS, PROGRAM & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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

With the countdown well and truly on for the 2019 Australian Women in Music Awards, the event has begun its rollout of exciting program details ahead of the October Awards Ceremony and Concert at the Brisbane Powerhouse! Leading today’s announcement, the reveal of the 2019 AWMA Program speakers include Amy…

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‘AN EVENING WITH RANDY NEWMAN’ 2020 INTERNATIONAL TOUR

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

Randy Newman has announced a series of international ‘An Evening With Randy Newman’ tour dates for 2020, beginning with Australia and New Zealand in January and February (his first tour of Australia since 2011, and his first ever tour of New Zealand). The full itinerary is listed below. Tickets go…

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THE ORANGE AMPLIFIERS HISTORY NOW ONLINE

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - August 20, 2019

Everything you ever wanted to know about Orange Amplification which started in September 1968 and its unique heritage is now available on the newly launched orangeamps.com/history page. Explore the company’s rich and colourful fifty year history with an interactive timeline that takes readers through Oranges successes, achievements and milestone events….

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HANK B MARVIN: NAMM Oral History Video Interview edit

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 20, 2019

On July 31, 2019 legendary British guitarist Hank B Marvin sat down with Graham Hoskins, owner of Australian Music Association member music store Concept Music in Perth (also Hank’s local music store) to chat about his career. The interview was conducted for NAMM’s Oral History archive. The NAMM Oral History…

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