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AMY SHARK ANNOUNCES 2021 HEADLINE TOUR + NEW TRACK + ALBUM DATE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 4, 2020

Homegrown multi ARIA award winning, singer-songwriter Amy Shark has announced a massive headline tour of Australia in June/July 2021 in support of her highly anticipated sophomore album, CRY FOREVER, set for release April 30, 2021 and available to pre-order now. Shark’s national CRY FOREVER tour will be the Gold Coast local’s most ambitious live…

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INTRODUCING BOSS TB-2W TONE BENDER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

On December 1, Boss unveiled the TB-2W Tone Bender. The legendary Sola Sound Tone Bender MK II fuzz from the 1960s, meticulously recreated with BOSS Waza craftsmanship.  BOSS and Sola Sound Unite to Reimagine the Iconic Tone Bender MK II BOSS and Sola Sound have come together to introduce the TB-2W Tone Bender, an authentic sonic…

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FENDER® LAUNCHES ALL-NEW TASH SULTANA SIGNATURE STRATOCASTER®

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

  In truly wonderful news today, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has released the all-new Tash Sultana Stratocaster®, which is Tash Sultana’s first artist signature model with the iconic guitar brand. Sultana has long played Fender to create their signature sound: layered loops that fuse indie with ambient rock and…

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AUNTY DONNA TALK MUSIC: Mark Bonanno & Tom Armstrong Interview

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

Comedy trio Aunty Donna exploded onto the Melbourne comedy scene in 2012 with a unique brand of surreal, fast paced, alternative sketch. Having met throughout high-school and their time at the University of Ballarat Arts Academy, Aunty Donna are a collective of creative cats dedicated to bringing the funny across all mediums:…

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NAMM CONGRATULATES TOP 100 AWARDS DEALERS, INCLUDING FIVE AUSSIE STORES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is pleased to announce the list of enterprising music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards and it includes five great Australian stores. Now in its tenth year, the annual awards honor retailers who demonstrate exceptional commitment to…

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CHRIS DOHENY: CAREER RETROSPECTIVE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 2, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips sat down for an in-depth zoom chat with singer, songwriter and producer Chris Doheny to talk career highlights and discuss the multitude of new releases coming out on Chris’ Diamond Dog Records label soon. The music world is littered with artists who have been chewed…

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AROUND THE GROUNDS WITH MUSIC RETAIL 2/12

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 2, 2020

It’s time to do another quick whip around  the social media pages of your fave musical instrument stores to see what bargains and musical beauties they’ve been promoting over the last 24 hours! Many of the items being promoted are limited stock, so if you see something you like, don’t…

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LP TOMMY LEE “ROCK STAR” COWBELL IS STADIUM-READY

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

Latin Percussion (LP) are proud to launch the Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell, which he will use on the much anticipated 2021 Mötley Crüe stadium tour. The new Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell is based on LP’s classic Ridge Rider® design, one of the most popular cowbells in history and revered for…

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BALL FAMILY RESERVE DECEMBER COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

This month’s offering from Ernie Ball’s Family Reserve features the StingRay 5 Special in Kinetic Blue, the Majesty 6-String and the Majesty 7-String in Bali Blue, the Axis Semi Hollow in Buttery Blonde, and the StingRay Special in Natural Okoume. AXIS SEMI HOLLOW IN BUTTERY BLONDE This Ball Family Reserve…

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EPIPHONE: INSPIRED BY GIBSON UNVEILS ORIGINAL ES + ACOUSTIC COLLECTIONS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

Epiphone is proud to premiere Epiphone’s Inspired by Gibson™ collection which offers fans classic Gibson acoustic and electric guitars at an accessible price. Designed from the original Gibson blueprints, Epiphone’s Inspired by Gibson Collection has unveiled the new Original ES and Acoustic Collections, now available worldwide. “The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Collection consists of some of the most iconic guitar designs ever…

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