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MUSIC FOR ALL – NEW INDUSTRY CHARITY LAUNCHED THAT PROMOTES MUSIC MAKING

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

The Soundhouse Music Alliance has supported our industry of 25 years. It has been a major contributor to providing access to music making through its projects and programs in and for schools and other settings. It has now launched the music charity, Music for All. The Australian Music Association, has…

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FOUR IN THE MORNING: THE ‘STRESS DREAMS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 30, 2021

Interview by Greg Phillips The guys from Melbourne-based quartet Four In The Morning are clearly proud of their new baby, a 5 track EP titled Stress Dreams, which as they put it, was ‘conceived’ amid lockdowns and various other hurdles. They worked diligently with fellow Australian singer-songwriter Ainslie Wills over…

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FENDER RELEASES CALIFORNIA MINI ACOUSTICS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - September 29, 2021

Today Fender released their new California Mini Series. The perfect-sized guitars for a player on the go. The California Mini Series consists of the Redondo Mini® and the Sonoran Mini® each packing a big punch into a smaller-sized acoustic guitar. Delivering the tone of a full-sized guitar, they come with…

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MUSIC VICTORIA REVEAL INDUSTRY AWARDS DATE AND NOMINEES

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

Music Victoria are thrilled to announce the 2021 return of the Music Victoria Industry Awards. After the success of last year’s inaugural event, the Industry Awards will take place on Thursday 7 October ahead of the official 2021 Music Victoria Awards. This year, not only will the free online event be…

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FENDER’S PLAYER PLUS STUDIO SESSIONS: GETTING INDIE ARTISTS BACK INTO THE STUDIO

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

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the launch of the Player Plus Studio Sessions: Powered by Fender®. Amidst lockdowns and social distancing, it’s no secret that artists have been struggling for both inspiration and support. Enter Fender. This global program seeks to fulfill the creative aspirations of independent artists…

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THE BETHS SHOW THEIR JUNK PLUS LIVE ALBUM & FILM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 23, 2021

In a new episode of  Show Us Your Junk, the folks from Earthquaker Devices travelled to New Zealand for some quality time with guitarist Jonathan Pearce of Auckland quartet The Beths. Jonathan takes us on a guided tour of his recording space filled with plenty of junk, including a Thunderbird…

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ACOUSTIC GUITAR MAINTENANCE TIPS with Will Musig

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 23, 2021

We love playing our musical instruments so much that often we don’t find the time to give them a health check! In the first video in our series on instrument maintenance, Will Musig from Ready Please Mr Musig demonstrates some tips and advice on how to look after your acoustic…

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JUSTIN BERNASCONI: THE ‘SLEEPING LIKE A MANIAC’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

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

With singer, songwriter, guitarist Justin Bernasconi’s 3rd album Sleeping Like A Maniac, we see an artist developing his craft to another level. Not that his previous two albums weren’t admirable in any way. Winter Pick and Barefoot Wonderland were in fact critically acclaimed recordings but with Sleeping Like A Maniac,…

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GIBSON GENERATION COLLECTION FEATURES EXCLUSIVE GIBSON PLAYER PORT™

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

A new generation of artists have arrived, and Gibson–the iconic American guitar brand–has completed a new evolution in sound for acoustic guitar players, originally conceived in 1964. From the Gibson Lab, Gibson presents the new Gibson Generation Collection of Acoustic guitars. Inspired by a 1964 blueprint from the Gibson archives…

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MUSIC IN GAMES CONFERENCE

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

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) is thrilled to present Music in Games, a half-day conference, proudly supported by Melbourne International Games Week and Creative Victoria.  Music In Games is part of MIGW 2021 2-10 OCTOBER 2021 Connecting Games, Technology & Culture Join Australian and international influencers, businesses, and industry…

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