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GRETSCH LAUNCH G6229TG LIMITED EDITION PLAYERS EDITION SPARKLE JETS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 26, 2022

Today Gretsch launched their G6229TG Limited Edition Players Edition Sparkle Jet BT with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware delivered in two new head-turning finishes — Champagne Sparkle and Ocean Turquoise Sparkle with black pickguards. Each model is a perfect mixture of wall-shaking power and full-spectrum fidelity that delivers unparalleled overdrive and…

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REVIEW: ROBBEN FORD – MEMO MUSIC HALL, MELBOURNE

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

Robben Ford – Memo Music Hall. Wednesday May 25, 2022. Review: Greg Phillips Photos: Jason Rosewarne Not expecting a support act tonight, it was a joy to see Charlie Bedford walk on stage as support for Robben Ford. We first saw Charlie at our Melbourne Guitar Show, maybe 7 years…

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NEW UNIVERSAL AUDIO UAFX AMP EMULATION PEDALS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - May 25, 2022

Introducing the new range of UAFX Pedals by Universal Audio. Dream, Ruby and Woodrow emulate three iconic guitar amplifiers captured in stunning detail. All feature the perfect speaker and cabinet pairings, custom boosts and circuit mods, and UA’s exclusive room modelling technology. Plus state-of-the-art pedal control with the UAFX mobile…

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FENDER’S HAMMERTONE PEDALS NOW AVAILABLE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - May 25, 2022

First revealed in January at their dealer meeting, today Fender announces that their Hammertone Effect Pedals are now available. This line of pedals is more approachable with an easy-to-use interface that demystifies pedals and helps players look to take their bass or guitar tone to the next level. Fender R&D…

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GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS ANNOUNCE ‘BAD TO THE BONE’ ANNIVERSARY TOUR

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

Celebrating 40 years of ‘Bad To The Bone’ this September, iconic rock legends GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS have announced their return to Australian shores this October and November for shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Canberra, with additional regional shows in NSW and Queensland. Tickets for all shows…

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MELBOURNE PRIZE FOR MUSIC 2022 ENTRIES NOW OPEN

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

The acclaimed Melbourne Prize for Music opens entries today for 2022, heralding support for local musicians with a prize pool valued at over $90,000. From today, Victorian musicians and groups, including performers and composers, can apply for significant career development opportunities by entering Australia’s most valuable and sought-after music prize…

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REVIEW: CELEBRATION OF EDWARD VAN HALEN – SIMON HOSFORD’S FAIR WARNING – CORNER HOTEL

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

Review: Greg Phillips Photos: Jason Rosewarne Anyone who attended the 2019 Melbourne Guitar Show will fondly remember Fair Warning’s amazing performance of Van Halen’s debut album in track order. Longtime EVH fan, Fair Warning co-founder and lead guitarist Simon Hosford showed why he is one of Australia’s finest exponents of…

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EVH RELEASES WOLFGANG® WG STANDARD IN NEW GOLD SPARKLE

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

The WOLFGANG® WG STANDARD boasts the same style and massive sound Eddie Van Halen created—at a price the everyday musician can afford. Offering many of the blazing features as its more expensive brethren, the Wolfgang WG Standard has a basswood body with special “comfort cut” forearm contour for maximum playing ease. Its…

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AIR AWARDS 2022 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 18, 2022

Thanks to the continued support from the South Australian Government, AIR is thrilled to return to Adelaide, the UNESCO City of Music, this August for its annual AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia Conference. The AIR Awards recognise, promote, and celebrate the success of Australia’s Independent Music sector. Over 200 individual awards have been…

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LEAPS AND BOUNDS MUSIC FESTIVAL IS BACK IN MAY 2022

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 17, 2022

The Leaps and Bounds Music Festival will put the ‘live’ back in live music this winter, with an electrifying program of in-person gigs showcasing the artists, producers and local venues that make the City of Yarra Melbourne’s music capital. The festival is set to delight live music lovers of all…

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