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NOT A BOY’S NAME: ‘THE INTERNET SUCKS’ STUDIO DIARY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 7, 2020

Sydney-based, multi-instrumentalist Dave Jenkins Jr has a new project under the moniker of Not A Boy’s Name and has released a fabulous debut EP titled ‘The Internet Sucks”. In this Australian Musician exclusive Dave kindly walks us through the making of the EP in his studio diary NOT A BOYS…

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ASTON’S PEOPLE’S MICROPHONE IN 3RD & FINAL PUBLIC TEST SESSION

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - July 6, 2020

Aston Microphones announces the 3rd and final public test session for the all new Aston Element, the world’s first ‘People’s Microphone’ And the big surprise… a first sneak preview of the bundled shock mount and pop shield that Element will come included with the mic Have your voice heard: https://www.astonmics.com/votingform.aspx…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: PAIGE COURT (WING DEFENCE)

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

Adelaide’s indie pop-punk queens Wing Defence have been winning praise Australia wide with their fun packed guitar-based tunes and energetic performances at BigSound, Groovin The Moo and Laneway Festivals, culminating in nominations for SA Music Awards. To further skyrocket the band’s already impressive reputation, today (July 3) Wing Defence release…

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THE PIERCE BROTHERS: THE ‘KANKO’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 1, 2020

Australian folk/roots pop outfit The Pierce Brothers return with a new single, ‘Kanko, their first release since 2018 due to their hectic lifestyle, touring the globe playing arenas supporting Tash Sultana, as well as massive AAA festivals in North America, Europe, and Australia. Having established themselves as an integral part…

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PETE MURRAY FINDS HIS PLACE ON HIS COLE CLARK FAT LADY 2

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 29, 2020

One of Australia’s most loved singer songwriters, Pete Murray has recently shared his driving new single Found My Place, a commanding song about offering wisdom to your kids. The contemplative track is accompanied by a video shot in isolation in Pete’s hometown of Byron Bay that fittingly features his wife…

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THE BADLOVES MEDIA EVENT: WICK STUDIOS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 29, 2020

The Badloves media event. Wick Studios Brunswick. Sunday June 28, 2020. Photos by Jason Rosewarne A select few media personnel enjoyed a very special, ‘appropriately-distanced’ live performance last night by respected Australian rockers The Badloves at Wick Studios, where the band have recently been recording. In a hit-laden set of…

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ALL-NEW ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN LEFTY BASS GUITARS IN THE VAULT!

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - June 26, 2020

Calling all lefty bass players! All-new Ernie Ball Music Man left-handed bass instruments are now live in the Vault. Here’s your chance to get your hands on top tier, limited edition models, not available anywhere else. Discover first article prototypes, rare one-off editions, custom-built test finishes, and exclusive offerings. Left Handed Ernie Ball Music Man…

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MISSED OUR ISO MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW? WATCH IT HERE!

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 26, 2020

On Make Music Day (June 21) this year, Australian Musician magazine online presented a very special virtual version of the Melbourne Guitar Show featuring some of Australia’s finest exponents of the guitar and other fretted instruments. The two hour show is now viewable on the Australian Musician Youtube Channel and Facebook page…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: ESKIMO JOE’S JOEL QAURTERMAIN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 26, 2020

Australian rock royalty and 1990’s Indie icons, Eskimo Joe are back with new music after a 7 year hiatus. Their new single (out today), ‘Say Something’ is Eskimo Joe at their very best – a catchy lyrical tune the band is famous for, with a strong message for their devout…

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DAWS: WHO’S USING WHAT AND WHY?

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording), Special Features    //    Post Date - June 25, 2020

The 2020 Grammy Awards will be forever known as the year that home recording was legitimised. With Billie Eilish’s album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, an album recorded by her producer brother Finneas in their childhood home winning multiple awards, it proved that you don’t need…

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