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MAKE AND SHARE MUSIC GLOBALLY ON MAKE MUSIC DAY JUNE 21

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

Make Music Day is a global celebration of music making that takes place on June 21 every year in over 1000 places in 120 countries. Unlike traditional music festivals Make Music Day is an open invitation for everyone to make music anywhere and everywhere and register their events, so that…

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GIBSON PRESENTS: “LET’S STAY (IN) TOGETHER: A BENEFIT TO SUPPORT THE APOLLO”

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

In observance of Black Out Tuesday and in solidarity with artists, neighbors and the global community the Apollo Theater and Gibson have announced the “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo”livestreaming benefit concert has been rescheduled from June 2 to Thursday, June 4 at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: HATTIE OATES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 28, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with Tamworth-based singer songwriter Hattie Oates about life in lockdown, her new single ‘High’ (out May 29) and the tools she uses to create her music. At only 16, Tamworth-based artist Hattie Oates was a 2017 graduate of the CMAA Junior Academy. Over the course…

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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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SIMA ANNOUNCES JAZZNOW:WIRED SERIES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 24, 2020

The Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) has launched a great new season of shows JazzNOW: Wired, consisting of 7 performances, running from 6 June – 29 August biweekly. From middle eastern percussion to pedal steel guitar, Jazz:NOW Wired captures the excitement, diversity and immediacy of Australian jazz in digital mode….

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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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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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