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REVIEW: LIPSTEREO LAUNCH. THE TOFF IN TOWN, MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 26, 2022

Words: Greg Phillips. Photos: Jason Rosewarne It’s been quite a minute since we’ve been invited to a good old fashioned band launch, the way they used to make ‘em back in the day. The Toff in Town was the chosen launch pad, a small but funky Melbourne club in the…

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GRINSPOON’S PHIL JAMIESON NEW SINGLE OUT NOW. ALBUM & TOUR FOR JULY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2022

Having toured relentlessly for a decade with no new music in sight, 2022 is shining a spotlight on one of Australia’s most esteemed frontmen, with the legendary Grinspoon vocalist and guitarist Phil Jamieson today sharing his new single Lights On and accompanying music video directed by Arlo Cook (Bob Evans,…

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MAKE MUSIC DAY 2022: THAT’S A WRAP!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2022

Held annually on 21 June, Make Music Day is part of the international Fête de la Musique, taking place in a thousand cities and places across 120 countries. The daylong, musical free-for-all, celebrates music in all its forms, encouraging people to band together and play in free public concerts in…

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YOUNG GIG MAKERS: Nurturing the next crop of industry movers and shakers

Posted in Special Features    //    Post Date - June 24, 2022

From the people who brought you the legendary Weekend Warriors and Young Warriors band programs comes Young Gig Makers. Created as an initiative of the City of Gold Coast’s Music Action Plan, Young Gig Makers aims to give young people on the Gold Coast, aged between 16-20 the skills required…

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MORE JACKSON X SERIES MODELS IN FALL ANNOUNCEMENT

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

The Jackson® name has always been synonymous with state-of-the-art guitar technology and the company continues to lead the way in crafting instruments that exceed the demands of today’s most discerning players. In May this year, Jackson launched a host of new X Series models . Now in their Fall product…

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STANLEY JORDAN: PRE-AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW 2022

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 23, 2022

One of the most lauded and daring modern jazz guitarists of our time, Stanley Jordan is excited to be bringing his solo show down to Australia in August.  “The best way to experience the musical core of what I do is see my solo show,” Stanley told us. Jordan’s first headline…

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NEW 5150, STRIPED & WOLFGANG GUITAR MODELS FROM EVH

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 22, 2022

Two of the most important and recognizable names in rock ‘n’ roll joined forces in 2005 to develop the EVH® brand of guitars, amplifiers and musical products. Guitar icon and virtuoso Eddie Van Halen combined his unparalleled instinct and innovation in instrument and amp design with the expertise of the…

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QUEENSCLIFF MUSIC FESTIVAL 2022 LINEUP ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 21, 2022

The premier summer music event of The Bellarine is back with their trademark killer mix of Aussie music talent ensuring no matter what age you are you’ll find your own musical private Idaho at Victorias favourite beach festival this November. After two years of missed starts the Queenscliff Music Festival will finally get…

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ONE ELECTRIC DAY RETURNS IN 2022 WITH FIVE MASSIVE SHOWS ACROSS AUSTRALIA 

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 20, 2022

SUZI QUATRO, NOISEWORKS, THE ANGELS, BABY ANIMALS, THE SCREAMING JETS & CHOCOLATE STARFISH for ONE ELECTRIC DAY 2022 Over the past decade, One Electric Day has solidified its reputation as one of Victoria’s favourite one-day music festivals. Every year the show at Werribee Park sells out in a matter of…

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GRETSCH ARTIST SIGNATURE RELEASES INCLUDE LTD EDITION MALCOM YOUNG SIGNATURE JET

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 20, 2022

New releases from Gretsch for this quarter and available later in the year include an all-new G6131G-MY-RB Limited Edition Malcolm Young Signature Jet and G6134TFM-NH Nigel Hendroff Signature Penguin. G6131G-MY-RB Limited Edition Malcolm Young Signature Jet , Ebony Fingerboard ($5,699.00 AUD) Malcolm Young’s fiery rock ‘n’ roll spirit lives on through…

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