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YOUNG WARRIORS – GETTING KIDS INTO BANDS

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - April 30, 2021

Young Warriors is a successful band-based program with the aim of getting young people involved recreationally in making music. It’s generally a two-week program, ideal for school holiday periods (but has been tailored to suit alternative durations) and provides aspiring musicians aged 12-19 with the experience of rehearsing, playing in…

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SUNSET SOUNDS SET TO DELIGHT ROCHE ESTATE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 29, 2021

Iconic mainstay festival Sunset Sounds has today announced its glorious return to Roche Estate in the idyllic Hunter Valley. Set to take over the exquisite winery on November 20, the festival features an impressive lineup of some of the country’s most prized singer songwriters; Xavier Rudd, Pete Murray, Kasey Chambers, Josh Pyke,…

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PLUGGED IN – KENNY BEATS FENDER AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL II

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 28, 2021

Fender teamed up with award-winning artist-producer Kenny Beats to do a deep dive into the versatility of his American Professional II Telecaster® & Precision Bass®, Fender’s newest flagship electric series and how he uses it. Played by more artists on more stages than any other series, these versatile instruments set…

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ADELAIDE GUITAR FESTIVAL REVEALS 2021 PROGRAM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 28, 2021

Adelaide Guitar Festival is bringing together some of Australia’s best guitarists in a thrilling mix of local talent and visiting musicians for its first-ever annual event, with tickets now on sale for an exciting range of shows at Adelaide Festival Centre venues from July 4 to 25. The line-up includes…

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TD-50X UPGRADE AVAILABLE NOW ON ROLAND CLOUD

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - April 28, 2021

The TD-50X Upgrade from Roland, a leading manufacturer, and distributor of electronic musical instruments and software products, is available now for download on Roland Cloud. Bringing the complete expressive power of Roland’s most advanced drum module to the original TD-50 V-Drums, the TD-50X Upgrade is filled with new instrument sounds, preset kits, and feature…

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TAYLOR AMERICAN DREAM AD27E

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - April 25, 2021

Named after the guitar shop where Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974, the American Dream Series embodies the principles of innovation, craftsmanship and resourcefulness Taylor always turn to during challenging times. Facing the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, they pushed themselves to design a new guitar series that responded to the needs…

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MADE FROM MELBOURNE. MATON MAKES A GUITAR OUT OF VENUE TIMBERS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 22, 2021

Melbourne has long been regarded as one of world’s great music capitals. However, recent global events have had a significant impact on our live music industry. It’s now more important than ever before to get out and support our much-loved live music venues, the artists and the wider music community. To…

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NEW ALBUM & TOUR FOR MICK THOMAS’ ROVING COMMISSION!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 22, 2021

City’s Calling Me is the brand new album from Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission – out April 30 – and nothing is going to stop them getting around the country to play to people who have been hanging out for fine live music all year. Sure the Bluesfest cancellation was a kick…

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REGISTRATION REMINDER FOR SONGWRITERS – 26th ANNUAL USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 21, 2021

Enrolment deadline for the 26th Annual USA Songwriting Competition is fast approaching (May 28th). Songwriters and Composers vie for a chance to win a top prize of $50,000 worth of cash and merchandise such as music gear. Winning songs will be receiving radio airplay. Songwriters can enter in 15 different…

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NO VACANCY FOR RUBY GILBERT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 21, 2021

Known for her distinctive sound that expertly blends the old with the new to create an irresistible combination of folk-rock and blues with a vintage Americana twist, Brisbane’s sonic enchantress Ruby Gilbert is releasing her heart-aching single ‘No Vacancy’ (out April 23). Since the release of her debut EP ‘Dearly Beloved’ in…

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