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LIME CORDIALE AND STAND ATLANTIC JOIN 3rd ANNUAL ‘FENDER NEXT’ CLASS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 20, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the 2021 class of artists joining Fender Next, an artist development program designed to elevate rising musicians that are pushing guitar forward in music and culture. Each Fender Next artist will receive Fender’s industry-leading guitars, amps and more, alongside holistic, 360-marketing support across the company’s…

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BLUES ON BROADBEACH GETS GO AHEAD WHILE BLUESFEST COUNTS COSTS OF LOSS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 16, 2021

In a crucial step forward for the return of multi-award-winning Blues on Broadbeach in 2021, the festival’s COVID Safe Plan has been approved! Great news to all involved. However Byron Bay’s Bluesfest which was cancelled for the second year in a row is still counting the cost and has just released…

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WATCH: BOB EVANS – ‘TOMORROWLAND’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 15, 2021

Beloved Australian singer songwriter, Bob Evans has today released his anticipated sixth studio album Tomorrowland, a glorious record written about the passage of time, and the mystery of the past and the future.  The album drops alongside the announce of a national Tomorrowland tour set to go large through June…

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ZENITH MUSIC ANNOUNCE TREVOR JAMES FLUTES AUS & NZ DISTRIBUTION

Posted in Blog, Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - April 15, 2021

Zenith Music in Perth have great pride in announcing that they are now the distributors of the quality range of Trevor James flutes, piccolos and saxophones for Australia and New Zealand. Trevor James is a young and dynamic English flute company based in Lenham (UK) who have dedicated themselves to…

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REVIEW: THE BADLOVES, CHARLES JENKINS, KING CANYON- CORNER HOTEL.

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 15, 2021

Review by – Colette Imison. Photos by Jason Rosewarne Famous for it’s erratic weather, as a polar blast hit Melbourne, The Corner Hotel was the perfect venue to warm up, fill up and to catch some awesome homegrown music by King Canyon, Charles Jenkins and the band most had come…

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FENDER NEW SQUIER CONTEMPORARY SERIES REFRESH + ‘68 CUSTOM AMP RANGE EXPANDS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 14, 2021

SQUIER CONTEMPORARY SERIES In response to a growing market abuzz with new players inspired in part by the 2020 Fender Play Through initiative, Fender is introducing several updates to the entry-level Squier® guitar lineup in 2021 including an all-new batch of models in the Contemporary Series. Perfect for the player…

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ROLAND INTRODUCES 3 NEW FLAGSHIP V-DRUMS and MORE!

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - April 14, 2021

Roland introduces three new flagship V-Drums kits featuring the nextgeneration TD-50X sound module and digital pad configurations that include the groundbreaking new VH-14D digital hi-hat. • TD-50K2 V-Drums Kit • TD-50 KV2 V-Drums Kit • VAD-706 V-Drums Acoustic Design Kit • TD-50X V-Drums Module • VH-14D V-Drums Digital Hi-Hat The…

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PAUL DEMPSEY PERFORMS ’SITUATION ROOM’ ON FENDER ACOUSTASONIC JAZZMASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 12, 2021

Paul Dempsey, frontman of Australian band Something for Kate, performs their 2020 track “Situation Room” on his American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster. This Artist Check-In was filmed at Small Time in Melbourne, Australia. Paul has been playing Acoustasonic guitars since acquiring the Telecaster model in 2019. He used this guitar during the…

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WATCH: HENRY WAGONS TALKS RETURN OF ‘ZEVON – ACCIDENTALLY LIKE A MARTYR’

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 12, 2021

In October 2019 Henry Wagons debuted Zevon – Accidentally Like A Martyr, the fabulous musical tribute to legendary American singer songwriter Warren Zevon. Following a critically acclaimed preview season at The Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne, like everything else, the show and its touring plans came to a crashing halt with…

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MATT GUDINSKI ASSUMES ROLE OF CEO MUSHROOM GROUP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 9, 2021

Mushroom Group today announced that Matt Gudinski will assume the role of CEO of the Mushroom Group, effective immediately. Matt moves into the role following the sudden passing of his father, Michael Gudinski, on March 2 this year.  Matt most recently held the role of Executive Director, Mushroom Group from…

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