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MOOG MUSIC ANNOUNCES NEW GRANDMOTHER & MATRIARCH DARK SERIES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 25, 2020

Moog Music’s new Dark Series design for their popular Matriarch and Grandmother analog synthesizers pays tribute to the timeless aesthetic of legacy Moog modular systems. The instruments are now shipping worldwide. Plus, Moog debuts the first protective cases custom made for Matriarch and Grandmother. Today, Moog Music announced a new…

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GIULIETTA ARCHTOP ACOUSTIC/ELECTRIC GUITARS NOW IN AUSTRALIA

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

From the folks at Vox Amplfiers comes the exquisite Giulietta VGA-3PS and VGA-3D archtop acoustic/electric guitars, designed with the contemporary player in mind. Unique design features with classic archtop styling, yet offering modern playability and cutting-edge sound quality thanks to VOX’s new Super Capacitor Preamp System and AREOS-D Digital Modeling…

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H.E.R. MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST BLACK FEMALE ARTIST TO HAVE FENDER ARTIST SIGNATURE GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 23, 2020

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the new H.E.R. Signature Stratocaster® in collaboration with the multiple Grammy®-Award-winning R&B singer-songwriter. She has long played Fender guitars to attain her signature sound on projects, such as her debut album H.E.R., which was certified RIAA Platinum® this year. A project more than…

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OUR PETER GREEN TRIBUTE NOW ONLINE HERE. WIN A VOX AMP!

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 19, 2020

REMEMBERING PETER GREEN: Fans and Friends Tell their Stories has now premiered! Watch it below Australian Musician presents a special two and a half hour livestream tribute to guitar great and founding member of Fleetwood Mac, the enigmatic Peter Green, who sadly passed away in late July this year. Fittingly,…

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WIN A FAB ZILDJIAN MERCH PACK IN OUR ’20 SECONDS OF STICKS ON BITS’ COMPETITION

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 19, 2020

The fine people at Zildjian Australia have put together a fabulous prize pack consisting of T-shirts, sticks, lanyards, and all manner of merch. For a chance to win this Zildjian prize pack, send us a 20 second video of yourself creating beats on everyday items. You might create a fill…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: THE STU THOMAS PARADOX

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 18, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with Stu Thomas, main man from The Stu Thomas Paradox, about the bands’ new album ‘Counting To Infinity’, his guitar gear and more STU THOMAS is the much respected multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, vocalist, performer, and producer, who has worked with some of Australia’s greatest bands. He…

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MIKE ELRINGTON: THE ‘AFTERSHOCK’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 18, 2020

Mike Elrington is a gifted and powerful singer songwriter with incredible guitar skills. Standing at almost two metres tall, delivering his signature, gut-wrenching vocals like an instrument all on its own, very few people forget a performance from this man. The commitment to his live shows and the well-earned reputation…

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THE STOOGES’ JAMES WILLIAMSON & RADIO BIRDMAN’S DENIZ TEK  

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 18, 2020

Legendary punk/proto-punk guitar heroes, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges, and ARIA Hall of Famer Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman, have joined forces for a brand new, odds-defying studio album, Two To One, set to be released September 18 by Cleopatra Records. The album features…

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BOSS POCKET GT: The Future of Learning Guitar

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 17, 2020

The Boss Pocket GT is a portable effects processor with integrated YouTube learning features. Jam along to your favourite YouTube videos using signature BOSS tones, assignable A/B markers and the ability to change sounds automatically during playing, making it easier and more productive than ever to play along with YouTube….

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: CAMPBELL BURNS (VACATIONS) TALKS FOREVER IN BLOOM

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 17, 2020

Australian indie pop quartet Vacations deliver their second full-length release Forever In Bloom, today September 18th, 2020. Forever In Bloom presents Vacations as a well-honed, keen-edged pop outfit and is stamped with their now trademark ebullient bounce, bell-like guitar jangle and punctuation courtesy of the warm blanketing vocals of founder…

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