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OUR PETER GREEN TRIBUTE NOW ONLINE HERE. WIN A VOX AMP!

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 19, 2020

REMEMBERING PETER GREEN: Fans and Friends Tell their Stories has now premiered! Watch it below Australian Musician presents a special two and a half hour livestream tribute to guitar great and founding member of Fleetwood Mac, the enigmatic Peter Green, who sadly passed away in late July this year. Fittingly,…

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MISSED OUR ISO MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW? WATCH IT HERE!

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 26, 2020

On Make Music Day (June 21) this year, Australian Musician magazine online presented a very special virtual version of the Melbourne Guitar Show featuring some of Australia’s finest exponents of the guitar and other fretted instruments. The two hour show is now viewable on the Australian Musician Youtube Channel and Facebook page…

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DAWS: WHO’S USING WHAT AND WHY?

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording), Special Features    //    Post Date - June 25, 2020

The 2020 Grammy Awards will be forever known as the year that home recording was legitimised. With Billie Eilish’s album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, an album recorded by her producer brother Finneas in their childhood home winning multiple awards, it proved that you don’t need…

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MUSIC RETAIL IS OPEN, OPTIMISTIC AND LEARNING TO ADAPT

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - April 20, 2020

We’re now three weeks into Covid-19 lockdown and Australians are doing their best to adapt to a new way of life. The flattening of the curve means that there’s reason for cautious optimism. Permitted to trade, most musical instrument stores are not only open but many are experiencing an unexpected…

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THE WORLD MIGHT BE CLOSED BUT MUSIC IS STILL OPEN TO EVERYONE

Posted in Special Features    //    Post Date - April 3, 2020

Amid the doom and gloom of the retail world globally, one sector is reporting Christmas-like sales volumes. Music retailers around Australia are telling us that their monthly sales for March were nearing record numbers. Despite some stores closing their doors to physical traffic and those that remain open observing strict…

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REPORT: ISOL-AID #2 – THE INSTAGRAM MUSIC FESTIVAL REAPPEARS

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - March 29, 2020

In the short time it has taken for the world to shutdown, the arts community has just as quickly turned to the internet to spread joy and hope, while at the same time trying to find a way to survive. The Isol-Aid online Instagram Music Festival, which first captured our…

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THE HOME BASED MUSICIAN – THE YAMAHA MUSIC PERSPECTIVE

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording), Special Features    //    Post Date - March 28, 2020

In our last couple of articles on home recording, we’ve mainly focused on the angle that your basic tool requirements are: your instruments, a computer, DAW, interface, microphone, monitors and headphones, plus a controller keyboard or pad if you need one. As Yamaha Music Australia’s Matt Livingstone tells us, under…

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THE HOME BASED MUSICIAN – THE LINK AUDIO PERSPECTIVE

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - March 24, 2020

Continuing our series on the home-based musician, we chat with Michael Jago from Australian music product distributor Link Audio, who offers some home recording advice and options. Click on any online article about home recording and they’ll tell you that the main elements you require to begin producing quality recordings…

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THE HOME BASED MUSICIAN: THE ROLAND PERSPECTIVE

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - March 23, 2020

In these unprecedented times, we’re all being encouraged to spend more time at home. While we’re understandably stressed about the unknowns, the blessing is that we do have this unexpected time on our hands. For musicians it does offer the opportunity to create, record and even live stream your music….

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CREATING LIVE VIDEO CONTENT (feat BEN KELLY & ROLAND VR-1 HD AV STREAMING MIXER )

Posted in Artists, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording), Special Features    //    Post Date - March 6, 2020

This article written by Greg Phillips originally ran on Roland’s Blog at: https://rolandcorp.com.au/blog/creating-live-video-content Finding your target audience Sometimes it feels like it’s a jungle out there for those trying to navigate the online world. You’re trying to reach your target audience, figuring out why one post or campaign worked so…

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