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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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DOM ITALIANO EXPLAINS HIS FACEBOOK LIVE SET UP

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - March 6, 2018

Since releasing his first indie CD ‘241 Dead End’ in 1999, Melbourne based singer songwriter Dom Italiano has continued to perform and release his unique brand of quality, quirky and engaging songs. Dom has just released a new, crowd-funded EP titled It’s Not About What You Think It’s About and…

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WE CHAT TO PORT FAIRY FOLK FESTIVAL’S CAROLINE MOORE (DIRECTOR)

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - March 2, 2018

Wikipedia tells us that Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. It lies on the Princes Highway in the Shire of Moyne, 28 kilometres (17 mi) west of Warrnambool and 290 kilometres (180 mi) west of Melbourne, at the point where the Moyne River enters the Southern Ocean. In…

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YAMAHA MUSIC GREAT START GRANT FOR SCHOOLS

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - February 28, 2018

Yamaha Music Australia has announced it’s second annual Great Start Grant – a nationwide initiative that will see one school awarded a $50,000 music grant, plus an exclusive performance from Dami Im, Australia’s X-Factor winner and most successful Eurovision entrant. With the potential to help foster creativity and build social…

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