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CHRIS DOHENY: CAREER RETROSPECTIVE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 2, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips sat down for an in-depth zoom chat with singer, songwriter and producer Chris Doheny to talk career highlights and discuss the multitude of new releases coming out on Chris’ Diamond Dog Records label soon. The music world is littered with artists who have been chewed…

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AROUND THE GROUNDS WITH MUSIC RETAIL 2/12

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 2, 2020

It’s time to do another quick whip around  the social media pages of your fave musical instrument stores to see what bargains and musical beauties they’ve been promoting over the last 24 hours! Many of the items being promoted are limited stock, so if you see something you like, don’t…

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LP TOMMY LEE “ROCK STAR” COWBELL IS STADIUM-READY

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

Latin Percussion (LP) are proud to launch the Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell, which he will use on the much anticipated 2021 Mötley Crüe stadium tour. The new Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell is based on LP’s classic Ridge Rider® design, one of the most popular cowbells in history and revered for…

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BALL FAMILY RESERVE DECEMBER COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

This month’s offering from Ernie Ball’s Family Reserve features the StingRay 5 Special in Kinetic Blue, the Majesty 6-String and the Majesty 7-String in Bali Blue, the Axis Semi Hollow in Buttery Blonde, and the StingRay Special in Natural Okoume. AXIS SEMI HOLLOW IN BUTTERY BLONDE This Ball Family Reserve…

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EPIPHONE: INSPIRED BY GIBSON UNVEILS ORIGINAL ES + ACOUSTIC COLLECTIONS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

Epiphone is proud to premiere Epiphone’s Inspired by Gibson™ collection which offers fans classic Gibson acoustic and electric guitars at an accessible price. Designed from the original Gibson blueprints, Epiphone’s Inspired by Gibson Collection has unveiled the new Original ES and Acoustic Collections, now available worldwide. “The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Collection consists of some of the most iconic guitar designs ever…

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AROUND THE GROUNDS WITH MUSIC RETAIL 30/11

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - November 30, 2020

Thinking about what to buy your nearest and dearest for Christmas this year? STOP THINKING ! Head to your local musical store and purchase a bunch of inspiration and enjoyment in the form of a musical instrument … or accessory … or quirky gift! As we ramp up to the…

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FESTIVE FEELS: DUTCH MONKS, SUPER MASSIVE, LIAM MORTON

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 29, 2020

In our new series FESTIVE FEELS, artists around Australia are offering us their seasons greetings, letting us know what they have planned for the holiday season, and also placing their requests for musical gift ideas in the hope that Santa will be kind to them! Check out next first bunch…

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FESTIVE FEELS: BOB EVANS, DAMIEN JOHNSON, CHRIS WATTS & CURLY BLONDE

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 27, 2020

After a such a tough year, it’s great to see the covid numbers currently so low, opening up opportunities for our live music scene to come back and entertain us all. In our new series FESTIVE FEELS, artists around Australia are offering us their seasons greetings, letting us know what…

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SOMETHING FOR KATE: THE ‘MODERN MEDIEVAL’ INTERVIEW

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

Their first album in over 8 years since 2012’s Leave Your Soul to Science, The Modern Medieval was recorded in Byron Bay by Nick DiDia (Powderfinger, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen) and mixed in Toronto by Canadian electro-pop auteur Howie Beck (Feist, Hayden, Chilly Gonzalez). An exciting, eclectic collection of songs,…

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS RELEASE DOUBLE ALBUM ‘CYR’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 26, 2020

Formed in Chicago in 1988, The Smashing Pumpkins released their heralded debut album Gish in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993’s 4x multi-platinum Siamese Dream and 1995’s 10x multi-platinum Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. It’s that landmark double album that made the band one of the most revered…

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