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GET THE JAB: MUSIC COMMUNITY BANDS TOGETHER FOR CLEAR MESSAGE CLIP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 30, 2021

Members of Melbourne’s underground music scene have come out blazing with a vital message for live audiences across the country: ‘Get The Jab’. Forming a one-off act under the moniker of The Jabz, a motley collection of Melbourne rockers have recorded a humorous, punchy, punk ditty titled ‘Get The Jab’,…

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AUSSIE PHOTOGRAPHERS DOCUMENT 2019 PRE-LOCKDOWN LIVE MUSIC IN A BOOK

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 27, 2021

2019 – A YEAR BEFORE LOCKDOWN 200+ AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS 
58 AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS
 100% LIVE MUSIC 
[Proud Supporter of Support Act] Prior to COVID, life was a lot simpler. Experiencing live music was a lot simpler. Australian artists toured the country, Australian audiences filled the venues,
and Australian photographers captured many of…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES AEROPHONE PRO VERSION 2.0, AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD

Posted in Blog, Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - August 27, 2021

Roland is announcing a free Version 2.0 update for owners of the Aerophone Pro. With a refined design, premium components, and a vast sonic palette from Roland’s most advanced sound engines, Aerophone Pro’s latest update adds new, expressive features for wind players, including access to Roland Cloud Wave Expansions, Sound…

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GIBSON TV presents “JEFF GARLIN AND JIMMY VIVINO’S COUCH OF GUITARS”

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 27, 2021

Gibson TV, the American guitar maker’s award-winning, worldwide online network–features original series about music and culture from the world’s best storytellers. Today, Gibson TV has premiered the second episode of Jeff Garlin and Jimmy Vivino’s Couch of Guitars. The new, original series features HBO star Jeff Garlin and guitarist Jimmy Vivino…

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TC ELECTRONIC JUNE-60 V2 CHORUS PEDAL

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - August 26, 2021

All great blockbusters deserve a sequel – First Blood II, Rocky II, Karate Kid II, Back to the Future II… You get the picture! Sometimes the sequel outshines the original, taking it from good to great, and sometimes it should have just stayed in the idea drawer. Well, this is…

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G FLIP TO WORK WITH SHURE BRAND

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 26, 2021

The people at Jands, Australian distributors of Shure products are elated to announce that Jands favourite G Flip will be working closely with the team on the Shure brand. Melbourne singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist G Flip, born Georgia Flipo, fell in love with the drums as a kid and travelled…

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TISM HAVE AFRICAN TURTLE NAMED IN THEIR HONOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 26, 2021

Melbourne’s famed seven-piece anonymous alternative rock band TISM (aka This Is Serious Mum) have had an obscure African turtle named in their honour. A 2021 issue of the Australian Journal of Herpetology*, says that “Cycloderma Tismorum sp.nov. is named in honour of the Australian Alternative Rock band TISM” It goes…

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WATCH: TASH SULTANA FENDER SESSION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 25, 2021

Following the launch of the Tash Sultana Stratocaster® & Tash Sultana Strap, Fender today releases a ‘Fender Sessions’ episode featuring the celebrated Australian multi-instrumentalist. In this episode filmed in Melbourne, Tash Sultana performs their tracks Willow Tree, Greed & Mystic while also talking about finding solace in nature, songs as…

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CHILDREN COLLIDE: ‘TIME ITSELF’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 25, 2021

Time Itself is the 4th studio album for Australian psychedelic punk popsters Children Collide and their first since 2012. Like their albums which have gone before, fans will be pleased to hear the usual fabulously fun, fuzzfest that the band creates but will also delight in experiencing the many subtle…

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WATCH: ROB BRENS INTERVIEW – MIRRORS’ DRUMMER

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 23, 2021

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips catches up with Melbourne hardcore band Mirrors’ drummer Rob Brens to chat about his career, his Pearl and Zildjian gear and the upcoming new Mirrors album Rob Brens is a Melbourne-based musician who has earned a reputation across a myriad of genres as a highly…

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