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IRON MAIDEN’S BOOK OF SOULS TOUR FLIES TO AUSTRALIA IN 2016

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 13, 2015

Rock legends IRON MAIDEN, whose new studio double album “The Book of Souls” just debuted at No 2 in Australia, will make a massively anticipated return in May on their enormous Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet Ed Force One, piloted by vocalist Bruce Dickinson and carrying band, crew and stage production…

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CROWDED HOUSE ASSIST REFUGEE CRISIS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 11, 2015

Crowded House has lent its 1995 song ‘Help Is Coming’ to the refugee crisis, which currently sees 19.5 million people displaced, half of them children. A limited edition 7” single of Crowded House’s ‘Help Is Coming’ with an exclusive previously unreleased b-side ‘Anthem’ with new artwork by Crowded House’s bass…

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SEEN THESE STOLEN GUITARS?

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 10, 2015

Police are seeking information about two separate cases of stolen guitars in WA and Vic. Just Music in Western Australia has reported the theft of a 1976 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Gold Top. No case, 2 x 10c piece size buckle rash areas on the rear and some wear to the…

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Review: Naturally 7. Hamer Hall. Melbourne

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 8, 2015

Review: Naturally 7. Hamer Hall. Melbourne 4th September 2015 Our resident vocal consultant, Emmanuella Grace was delighted to attend the Melbourne show of New York based vocal group Naturally 7 and offer us her thoughts. I’m not sure if Naturally 7 make all their audiences feel so special but this…

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CONNECTING THE FOLK COMMUNITY, INDUSTRY & CULTURE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 7, 2015

Folk Alliance Australia is proud to host the annual gathering of the Australian Folk Scene on   October 9 – 11, at the Urban Camp in Melbourne. This weekend Conference brings together many of the key players in our scene…festivals, artists, arts workers, arts organisations and the music industry. We invite…

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HEART OF ST.KILDA GIG ONLY A FEW WEEKS AWAY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 31, 2015

The Heart Of St Kilda Concert, the annual yearly fundraiser for The Sacred Heart Mission, is only a few weeks away and will be held on Tuesday 22 September. This year’s Heart of St Kilda Concert aims to raise enough funds to provide more than 25,500 hot and nutritious meals…

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JOHN BUTLER GETS HAPPY WITH RODRIGO Y GABRIELA IN PARIS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 31, 2015

Check out John Butler jamming with Rodrigo Y Gabriela on the Pharrell track ‘Happy’ at Rock En Seine in Paris on August 28th. The French festival also featured The Chemical Brothers, The Libertines, Kasabian, Franz Ferdinand & Sparks, Alt-J, Hot Chip and Tame Impala, Pond and My Morning Jacket among…

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DAVE LOMBARDO LIVE IN AUSTRALIA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 31, 2015

Allans Billy Hyde presents DAVE LOMBARDO THE REPERCUSSION OF DAVE LOMBARDO LIVE IN AUSTRALIA OCTOBER 2015 Punishing 16th-note kicks at rapid-fire tempos, unbelievable runs across his rack toms, insanely twisted patterns, and awe-inspiring phrases:  Dave Lombardo is deemed one of the most influential drummers of our time. Born with extraordinary…

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SIX QUIX WITH TIM WHEATLEY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 31, 2015

Melbourne indie alt folk troubadour, Tim Wheatley launched his debut album, ‘Cast of Yesterday’ last weekend with a much-lauded performance at the Grace Darling Hotel in Melbourne. As well as doing an interview with Australian Musician a few weeks ago, we also threw six quix at him! http://www.timwheatley.net/

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RARE OPPORTUNITY FOR FANS OF MARTIN TAYLOR AND JAZZ GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 28, 2015

British jazz guitar legend Martin Taylor has posted a video on his YouTube channel outlining an amazing opportunity for someone to hang out in his studio, play his guitars and even record with them. The prize is a day’s recording in Martin Taylor’s private studio with Martin producing. Among the…

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