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UB40’s ROBIN CAMPBELL: ‘BIGGA BAGGARIDDIM’ INTERVIEW 2021

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 29, 2021

To celebrate the release of Bigga Baggariddim the new album from British reggae legends UB40 (out today), we chat to the band’s co-founder and guitarist Robin Campbell about their career, gear and new record. UB40 started out as a group of young friends from Birmingham and transcended their working-class origins…

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POLISH CLUB ANNOUNCES THE ‘NOW WE’RE TOURIN” NATIONAL TOUR +  DROPS NEW SINGLE ‘WHACK’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 25, 2021

Sydney’s favourite definitely-still-a-rock-band rock band, Polish Club is touring Australia, or rather, tourin’, for their Now We’re Tourin’ national tour presented by triple j. Novak and JH are bringing their full band on the road in September and October, serving up choice cuts from their upcoming third LP Now We’re Cookin’….

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MUSICIANS SHARED THE JOY OF MUSIC AUSTRALIA-WIDE ON MAKE MUSIC DAY

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 25, 2021

With pandemic restrictions easing in many parts of the world, musicians around the world were able to get together for Make Music Day 2021 on June 21st. Those who couldn’t, still got into the Make Music Day spirit online.  Here in Australia over 100 events had been registered on the…

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BOSS ANNOUNCES CUBE STREET II BATTERY-POWERED STEREO AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - June 25, 2021

BOSS announces CUBE Street II, a battery-powered stereo amplifier for mobile music performers and anyone who needs high-quality sound on the go. Evolved from the best-selling Roland CUBE Street—and newly rebranded with the BOSS name—the compact CUBE Street II features two input channels for mics and instruments, onboard effects, looper…

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BILL JACKSON’S WAYSIDE BALLADS VOL 3 FINALLY GETS AN ALBUM LAUNCH!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2021

The restrictions imposed on the local music industry due to the pandemic have caused no end of pain to musicians, venue operators and everyone else involved in the music business. The constant booking, cancelling and then re-bookings of shows and tours takes it toll on us creative folk. Despite the…

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JOE BONAMASSA AND FENDER ANNOUNCE “THE BLUDGEON” ’51 NOCASTER®

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 24, 2021

Joe Bonamassa and Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the release of “The Bludgeon” ’51 Nocaster, Master Built by Greg Fessler. “The Bludgeon” is a loving recreation of one of Joe’s most favorite guitars in his collection which makes this release a very special event. These limited-edition guitars are…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES GO:MIXER PRO-X AUDIO MIXER FOR SMARTPHONES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - June 23, 2021

Roland announces GO:MIXER PRO-X, the latest member of the popular GO:MIXER family of audio mixers for smartphones and tablets. Ultra-compact and filled with audio connectivity, GO:MIXER products allow mobile content creators to capture multiple sound sources in high quality for music videos, livestreams, podcasts, and more. Compared with the previous…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES NOEL GALLAGHER J-150 ACOUSTIC

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - June 22, 2021

Gibson is proud to announce it has teamed with world renowned singer, songwriter and guitarist, Noel Gallagher to re-create his beloved Gibson J-150 acoustic guitar. The Noel Gallagher Gibson J-150 has been Noel’s go-to acoustic guitar for over 20 years and you may even see one in Australia in late…

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MAKE MUSIC DAY IS THIS MONDAY. ARE YOU READY?

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 18, 2021

The program for 2021 Make Music Day has built for the last few weeks to a point that there will be over one hundred events, large and small that will celebrate Music Making and culminate with Make Music Day on Monday, June 21. These event will take place all over…

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RON S. PENO & THE SUPERSTITIONS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM DO THE UNDERSTANDING ON JULY 26

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 18, 2021

‘Do The Understanding’, the fourth album by Ron S. Peno & The Superstitions, will be released July 26. Vinyl, CD and digital formats are available for preorder now from the band via bandcamp –  with two tracks “The Strangest Feeling” and “Everything Has Changed” available immediately. ronspenoandthesuperstitions.bandcamp.com/ Ron S. Peno…

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