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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: A KURIOS BAND OF MUSICIANS

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - February 20, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with Marc Sohier and Paul Butler, two key members of the Cirque du Soleil band currently playing in the show KURIOS The notion of a circus coming to town conjures up all kinds of nostalgic thoughts. A parade of bohemian strangers arriving in a…

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NAMM 2020: JONI MITCHELL MELTS HEARTS AT TEC AWARDS 

Posted in Blog, Special Features, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 21, 2020

Pics by Greg Phillips (except where indicated) Winners in 23 technical and eight creative excellence categories were announced at the 35th Annual NAMM TEC AWARDS, Saturday, January 18, from the global NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Presented by The NAMM Foundation and held annually, the event recognizes the exemplary achievements and innovations behind…

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THERE’S A NEW BAND VAN OPTION IN TOWN

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 27, 2019

You’ve put in many years of hard work and you’re starting to get some regular gigs (or maybe even a tour!) coming in. Now for your next challenge: how do you transport all your band members and their gear to all the gigs filling up your calendar? The obvious answer…

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EXCLUSIVE: FENDER CEO PROMISES RETURN OF THE BROADCASTER & MORE!

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - October 14, 2019

From humble beginnings in Whitburn, a small town wedged between two of Scotland’s biggest cities Glasgow and Edinburgh,  where he played in punk bands as a teen, Andy Mooney eventually crossed the Atlantic to make a name for himself in the business world in America, achieving great success, firstly at…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW SPOTLIGHT: RUBEN GUITARS

Posted in Artists, Melbourne guitar Show News, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 18, 2019

Ruben Guitars is a regular exhibitor at the Melbourne Guitar Show and will be there again in 2019 showcasing their beautiful instruments. We sat down with head designer Tiri Pestrivas at their facility in Ferntree Gully to talk about Ruben Guitars ahead of the guitar show. Ruben Becker is the…

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P!NK BAND STAGE INTERVIEWS. BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 7, 2018

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips and photographer Jason Rosewarne were recently granted exclusive access to P!nk’s stage, her crew and band during one of her Beautiful Trauma Australian tour gigs at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena. Check out our coverage of our day featuring footage of Audio programmers Joe Wolfe and…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW – SUNDAY COVERAGE

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News, Special Features    //    Post Date - August 6, 2018

Report by Greg Phillips. Photos by Jason Rosewarne (unless indicated otherwise) Even the forecast inclement weather decided it wasn’t worth it’s while trying, keen guitar fans were coming to the guitar show anyway and sunbeams may as well be the order of the day. Inside however, Shannon Bourne brewed up…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW – SATURDAY COVERAGE

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News, Special Features    //    Post Date - August 6, 2018

Report: Greg Phillips. Photos: Jason Rosewarne (unless captioned otherwise) For the 4th year in a row punters were quick getting out of the barriers at Caulfield Racecourse to get inside the Melbourne Guitar Show and check out the 3 levels of fretted instrument fun. Outside the Triple M street team…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW: SET UP DAY – THE GEAR

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News, Special Features    //    Post Date - August 3, 2018

The Melbourne Guitar Show kicks off tomorrow morning at 1oam. Today the exhibitors were setting up and we offer you this pictorial preview of an amazing array of hear. Melbourne Guitar Show August 4 &5 Caulfield Racecourse

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THE GUITAR: ALIVE, WELL AND DIVERSIFYING

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - July 29, 2018

Story by Greg Phillips. Opal Ocean pic from 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show by Jason Rosewarne. Ahead of the 4th annual Melbourne Guitar Show, we thought it was timely to address a misconception, fueled last year by some sections of the media who were predicting the end of the global guitar…

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