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FENDER’S LTD EDITION ACOUSTASONIC ZIRICOTE TELE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 30, 2019

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster® Ziricote embodies the spirit of purposeful innovation that Fender was built on. From acoustic shape-shifting to electric rhythm tones, this powerful guitar uses revolutionary new technology—combined with exotic tonewoods—to deliver new sonic expression from the studio to the stage. With a refined-looking ziricote top, matched to…

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CALL OUT FOR NOMINATIONS BILLY THORPE SCHOLARSHIP  2020 QUEENSLAND MUSIC AWARDS

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

The 2020 Billy Thorpe Scholarship, funded by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and presented by QMusic opens for entries today. The Award provides $10,000 for an emerging artist to record with an established producer and receive career-planning advice from Chugg Entertainment. The winner of the Billy Thorpe Scholarship will…

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JOSH HOMME’S NEW DESERT SESSIONS FEAT BILLY GIBBONS, LES CLAYPOOL + MORE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 27, 2019

Ending a 16-year hiatus since its last instalment, the most mythical, longest running rock n roll mixtape odyssey in existence, Desert Sessions will return this October with the most ambitious entries yet in its expansive and elusive catalog: Vols. 11 & 12 (a/k/a respectively as Arrivederci Despair and Tightwads &…

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WATCH: BOY & BEAR – THE ‘SUCK ON LIGHT’ INTERVIEW

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

There were many times over the last few years that the guys from Boy & Bear didn’t know if they’d ever record and perform together again. All they knew was that their friend and lead vocalist Dave Hosking had a debilitating illness that was getting worse to the point that…

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NEW BOSS DD-3T & DD-8 DIGITAL DELAYS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 26, 2019

The BOSS DD series has dominated the delay scene for over three decades. Since the original DD-2 launched back in 1983, technology has marched ever onward and pedalboard tastes have changed. But with that one-of-a-kind tone and bombproof operation, a DD pedal is still the heartbeat of every great setup,…

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BETH HART: THE ‘WAR IN MY MIND’ INTERVIEW

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

Interview by Greg Phillips. Photos by Jason Rosewarne from Bluesfest 2017 A conversation with Beth Hart elicits a rollercoaster of emotions. Strap yourself in to laugh, gasp and experience all the feelings in between as she barely takes a breath in telling me about her new album War In My…

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MCNAMARR PROJECT ‘HOLLA & MOAN’ INTERVIEW

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

In 2017 local blues guitar identity and soul singer John McNamara released an acclaimed solo album titled Rollin With It, recorded in Memphis, Tennessee. In 2018 another respected Melbourne-based soul singer Andrea Marr, who is also a friend of John’s released an equally lauded soul album called Natural. Both John…

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DREAM DALI: BRINGING THEIR STUDIO SOUND TO THE STAGE

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

Dream Dali is Aldous Emerson (lead vocals and guitar), Rene Huxley (key bass and keys) and William Hobbes (drums), a trio of experienced musicians who have played for artists such as Vera Blue, Daniel Johns, Kite String Tangle and Miami Horror, and supporting the likes of Phoenix, Washed Out and…

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INTRODUCING YAMAHA’S MONTAGE WHITE & OS V3.0

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 25, 2019

Yamaha’s MONTAGE is now available in a stunning new white finish. AND MONTAGE OS v3.0 is available now too, adding great new features! In October MODX owners get all those new features as well! Since 1974, Yamaha synthesizers have inspired artists with amazing sound and expressive control. From the dynamic…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES SHERYL CROW WESTERN SUPREME

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - September 25, 2019

Gibson Guitars has teamed with nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner Sheryl Crow to present the new Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme acoustic guitar. All Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme guitars will be sold through Authorized Gibson dealers, visit www.gibson.com for further details. Created for Sheryl Crow and based off her own Gibson…

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