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SLASH TELLS AUSTRALIAN MUSICIAN HE’S SHY ABOUT SHARING HIS SONG IDEAS.

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 25, 2022

In celebration of the new Slash feat Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators album ‘4’, legendary Guns ’n Roses guitarist Slash spoke to selected media this afternoon in a zoom press conference from  Kansas. The session kicked off with a couple of videos … ‘C’est la Vie and ‘Spirit Love’, tracks…

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PRESONUS ADDS DYNAMIC USB MIC & IO44 INTERFACE TO REVELATOR FAMILY

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - February 25, 2022

Presonus has expanded it’s Revelator range with the introduction of the new Revelator Dynamic USB vocal microphone and Revelator io44 audio interface. Both products will be in Australian stores in MID MARCH and have an expect to pay price of A$299.00 PreSonus Revelator Dynamic USB Mic The Revelator Dynamic USB…

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CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN & THE GREAT ESCAPE RELEASE ALBUM + ANNOUNCE LAUNCH

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 25, 2022

Seasoned storyteller and multi-instrumentalist Christopher Coleman is a creative tour de force who spins epic tales about the intricacies and intimacies of Australian life. Through his many ephemeral live and studio manifestations as a solo artist, in duo form, or with his transient state-by-state band lineups, Coleman’s illustrious storytelling candour…

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GIBSON HONOURS SISTER ROSETTA THARPE

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 24, 2022

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to appeal to rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll audiences, later being referred to as “the original soul sister” and “the Godmother of rock and roll”. Before there was MTV, before there was arena rock, before distortion…

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MIKE CAMPBELL & THE DIRTY KNOBS ‘EXTERNAL COMBUSTION’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 24, 2022

Back in 2019 we had the pleasure of sitting face to face with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ legendary guitarist Mike Campbell for an intimate interview (Read that interview here). At the time Mike was in town playing with Fleetwood Mac but we also discussed the yet-to-be released debut album…

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TECH 21 SANSAMP MP40 LTD EDITION GEDDY LEE 40th ANNIVERSARY ‘MOVING PICTURES’ PEDAL

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - February 24, 2022

Based on the original Geddy Lee YYZ Signature SansAmp pedal, the Geddy Lee MP40 Limited Edition Signature SansAmp celebrates the 40th Anniversary of “Moving Pictures.” This was a milestone album for RUSH that sold over 5 million copies, and a major turning point in Geddy Lee’s bass tone. “Moving Pictures”…

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WATCH: CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE – CARL PANNUZZO ‘SUN SESSIONS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 24, 2022

Having triumphed at the Melbourne Blues Appreciation’s Blues Challenge in 2019, local blues legends Checkerboard Lounge won their way to Memphis, Tennessee in 2020 to compete at the International Blues Challenge. While there, the opportunity came up to book a 5 hour, midnight recording session at the legendary Sun Studios,…

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SQUIER® 40TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 23, 2022

Squier® 40th Anniversary Collection ($1249.00 AUD) celebrates the brand’s Ruby anniversary with two collections of collectible models: Gold Edition and Vintage Edition – each boasting anodized aluminum pickguards, Fender-designed alnico single-coil pickups and vintage-style hardware. Gold Edition features stylish models adorned with eye-catching collections of upscale features and player-friendly refinements…

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REVIEW: VICTORIAN OPERA’S ‘TOMMY’ – PALAIS THEATRE, ST.KILDA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 23, 2022

Review: Greg Phillips. Photos: Jeff Busby As with so many theatre productions and concert tours over the last couple of years, you had to feel for the cast and crew of the Victorian Opera’s Tommy, who had to endure numerous lockdowns and rescheduling of dates due to the pandemic. Rehearsing…

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YID! TO BRING THEIR JOY TO WOMADELAIDE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 21, 2022

YID! is a wild Melbourne-based ensemble whose daring fusion of traditional Yiddish tunes with elements of electronic dance music, Weimar Republic cabaret, free jazz, indie pop and big band flourishes – plus a dash of late – 70s funk – demands to be seen, heard and danced to! The 23…

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