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INTRODUCING BIRDDOG FLEX FAMILY

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - July 31, 2020

The smallest NDI on the planet BirdDog, available through Amber Technology, today has announced the launch of BirdDog Flex, the smallest NDI encoders and decoders on the planet. This exciting new addition to the BirdDog range has a footprint only slightly larger than a credit card, creating the world’s smallest…

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WATCH: PAUL KELLY & PAUL GRABOWSKY ‘PLEASE LEAVE YOUR LIGHT ON’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 30, 2020

Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky today (July 31) release their collaborative album ‘Please Leave Your Light On’, which sees Kelly performing selections of his catalogue with new interpretations by Grabowsky on piano. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with them both to discuss the making of the album https://www.paulkellystore.com.au/ PAUL…

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BALL FAMILY RESERVE JULY COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - July 30, 2020

Ernie Ball Music Man named their Ball Family Reserve series in celebration of the company’s rich heritage in instrument craftsmanship. Offered in limited production runs, the Ball Family Reserve collection allows Ernie Ball Music Man to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for family and artists. This…

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CUB SPORT: ‘LIKE NIRVANA’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 27, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with Cub Sport’s Tim Nelson and Dan Puusaari to talk about the creation of their new album ‘Like Nirvana” Brisbane’s indie popsters Cub Sport have just released their much anticipated new record ‘Like Nirvana’, an album full of carefully constructed, intelligent, atmospheric pop tunes,…

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MATON EXHIBITION AT SYDNEY’S POWERHOUSE OPENS THIS WEEKEND

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

Sydney’s Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences presents Maton: Australia’s Guitar, the largest retrospective of Australia’s legendary guitar manufacturer. In this major survey at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum, over 130 guitars will traverse the history of Maton, drawing on more than 70 years of music. Explore the company’s beginning, its first…

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FENDER PARALLEL UNIVERSE VOLUME II MAVERICK DORADO

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 24, 2020

One of the most outlandish models offered by Fender® over the years, the Maverick – also known as the Custom – may just be the boldest of them all. Comprised of leftover 12-string necks, bodies and pickups transformed into a very unique 6-string. It was like nothing else on the…

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Pearl Essentials: Dan Kerby (Bliss N Eso) for Pearl Drums Australia

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - July 23, 2020

Pearl Drums Australia has launched their new video series – ‘Pearl Essentials’. The concept of this is quite simple, each episode features a Pearl Artist discussing a particular Pearl item and why they love it – their Pearl Essential! In episode one they present Dan Kerby (Bliss N Eso and…

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VANESSA AMOROSI: ‘THE BLACKLISTED COLLECTION’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 20, 2020

Vanessa Amorosi first came to our attention as the teenage pop sensation who blew us away in the year 2000 with her huge vocal performance on the hit single ‘Absolutely Everybody’, off her platinum selling debut album The Power. That album notched up six nominations at the ARIA awards and…

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KATHY VALENTINE (THE GO-GO’S) 2020 INTERVIEW PART 2

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 16, 2020

In part 2 of our 2 part Australian exclusive, Australian Musician’s Nicole Nighthawk spoke with The Go’Go’s’ Kathy Valentine via Skype about her memoir All I Ever Wanted and also chatted about the Go-Gos documentary, advice for young musicians and her gear. Kathy Valentine has been a working musician and…

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KATHY VALENTINE (THE GO-GO’S) 2020 INTERVIEW PART 1

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 15, 2020

Kathy Valentine has been a working musician and songwriter for over 40 years, ever since she started her first band, at age 16, in her hometown of Austin. After moving to Los Angeles, Kathy joined a band that would go on to make music history: The Go-Go’s. In this group,…

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