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BLACK KEYS OZ DATES ON SALE TODAY!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 10, 2014

The highly anticipated Australian tour by The Black Keys, promoting their successful 8th full-length album Turn Blue, went on sale today. The band are currently on the North American leg of their Turn Blue World Tour where they kicked things off in their home state of Ohio. “Moving from one…

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MELBOURNE MUSIC WEEK TO BE A DREAM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 10, 2014

Tangerine Dream, Cut Copy (DJ), The Church, Architecture in Helsinki, Dusky, Black Cab and more artists have been confirmed in the first announcement of artists for Melbourne Music Week. One of the highlights of Melbourne Music Week will be German electronic music pioneers, Tangerine Dream, who will play the ten…

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THE ART OF MCCARTNEY- ALL STAR TRIBUTE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 9, 2014

The Art Of McCartney, a soon to be released Paul McCartney tribute featuring some of the world’s biggest music names, is the fruit of a chance meeting between Paul McCartney and music producer Ralph Sall. After working on a film project with McCartney, Ralph contacted Paul’s London office to pitch…

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VITAL SIGNS!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 8, 2014

All street signs should reference bands. Anyone got any other possibilities?

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FLYING COLORS – SUPERGROUP ANYONE?

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 8, 2014

Flying Colors is a compelling rock band featuring Steve Morse, Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Dave LaRue and Casey McPherson. Their new album ‘Second Nature’, a heavenly slice of neo-prog rock will be released on October 3rd and Australian Musician has become rather fond of it already. Check out the video…

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ALLANS BILLY HYDES GET BEHIND SUPPORT ACT’S BANDWAGON

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 4, 2014

At a star-studded launch held yesterday at Allans Billy Hyde’s flagship Melbourne store, Support Act proudly launched Bandwagon, their most elaborate and ambitious fundraising appeal to date! Bandwagon is a crowd funding appeal via the platform Pozible, with the aim of raising $100,000 for Australia’s music industry charity. If they…

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BACKYARD BANDS FOR LAUNCESTON

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 3, 2014

Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival kicks of from September 10 through to 14th, with over 25+ local and national music acts appearing. The festival’s use of unique venues is a point of difference with many other boutique music festivals and will include an abandoned warehouse, a 1930s style prohibition-era speakeasy, and…

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THE BLACK KEYS FOR BLUESFEST

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 2, 2014

The first artist announcement was made today for Bluesfest 2015 and one of the world’s coolest bands The Black Keys  were included as a headliner. Bluesfest  is the multi award winning 5 Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay. Event dates for next…

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CLASSIC OZ ROCK RARITIES & RE-RELEASES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 28, 2014

There was time in the late 70s, early 80s when inner suburban Melbourne was churning out as much world class rock n roll as it ever has. Bands like The Sports, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons and Paul Kelly & The Dots could pack out venues like Bombay Rock…

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VALE IAN SMITH

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 22, 2014

Vale Ian Smith Tribute to a mate, by Rob Walker Not a lot of readers may know Ian Smith personally, he was not a musician but he knew about music. He was a major factor behind many Australian musicians. Smithy passed away this week aged 62. We met in 1988…

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