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GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC CENTER BLOCK JR, SETZER HOT ROD AND MORE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 26, 2020

Live and loud, Electromatic® Center Block Jr. guitars are designed for that pure and powerful Gretsch® sound at high volume. Painstakingly crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability, these all-new models deliver the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart for decades. It’s the sound of honor…

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JOE SATRIANI ‘SHAPESHIFTING’ AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE PT 2

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 25, 2020

Shapeshifting is guitar legend Joe Satriani’s 18th studio album and has rocketed straight to the upper regions of the record charts. In part two of this Australian exclusive, Australian Musician’s Nic Nighthawk caught up with Joe, swimming in a green screen to chat about the album, his relationship with Ibanez…

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JOE SATRIANI ‘SHAPESHIFTING’ AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE PT 1

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 22, 2020

Shapeshifting is guitar legend Joe Satriani’s 18th studio album and has rocketed straight to the upper regions of the record charts. In part one of this Australian exclusive, Australian Musician’s Nic Nighthawk caught up with Joe via Skype to chat about the album and life in isolation and found him…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: DIP ROAD DOGS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 22, 2020

Reemerging from that dusty dirt track deep in the Mallee are the Dip Road Dogs, who have today dropped their their new EP, Shakshuka. AM’s Greg Phillips chats to the band’s laconic Dave and Jack about life in isolation and the new EP Dip Road Dogs are back with some…

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POSITIVE GRID’S BIAS FX 2 APP TRANSFORMS YOUR iPhone INTO GUITAR RIG

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - May 22, 2020

Positive Grid, creator of the acclaimed BIAS line of software and mobile apps, announces its new BIAS FX 2 Mobile app for iOS devices. The app is available now as a free download in the App Store with expansion options that can be unlocked.  Powered by a re-engineered, high-definition BIAS…

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GODIN ACOUSTIC LTD SERIES

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - May 21, 2020

The Godin Acoustic LTD’s will take you on an inspiring acoustic journey right from the first strum. Built on Godin’s long-standing reputation for quality and vision, these acoustics are hand-crafted entirely in Canada. Fairmount CH LTD Rosewood HG EQ SKU: 048397 With a bold and rich tonal palette, the Godin Fairmount…

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VICTORIAN GOVT CREATES MUSIC INDUSTRY LIAISON ROLE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 20, 2020

The Victorian Government has created a new Music Industry Liaison role to help advise the Government on measures to support the state’s music economy and culture as it deals with the devastating consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Sector leader Bonnie Dalton has accepted the Music Industry Liaison position. Ms Dalton…

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USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION DEADLINE APPROACHES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 17, 2020

The USA Songwriting Competition has a long history of having winners getting recording and publishing contracts, have their songs placed on the charts as well as having their songs placed on film and television, and winning Grammy Awards. Songwriters have until May 29, 2020 to enrol for this year’s competition…

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AUSTRALIAN CONCERT PROMOTER’S ISO RECORDING CHALLENGE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 15, 2020

Some of us out there reckon we have a book in us and many have used this isolation time to dabble in their lifelong literary ambitions. Others, like Australian concert promoter David Roy Williams are full of unfinished song business. Unlike most however, David has put his money where his…

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LOGIC PRO X STEPS UP WITH 10.5 MAJOR UPGRADE

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - May 15, 2020

This week Apple unveiled their new version of Logic Pro X production software, the significantly updated Logic Pro X 10.5, featuring a completely redesigned sampling workflow and a fabulous set of new beat-making tools, among numerous other cool additions. The developers worked closely with some of the world’s most successful…

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