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WATCH/GREAT BBC DOCO ON VOX AMPS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 26, 2015

We stumbled across this great BBC documentary from a few years ago on the influence of Vox Amps on the British music scene Vox distributed in Australia by Yamaha Music

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WATCH/AUTHENTIC SURF GUITAR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 25, 2015

Forget Dick Dale, Duane Eddy and The Atlantics, this guy takes surf guitar literally

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SOUNDWAVE 2015 – MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 23, 2015

Report by Greg Phillips. Pics by Greg and James Phillips As far as weather goes, it was a hot and shitty weekend for a music festival. On the plus side, the threatened traffic nightmares for Soundwave never really happened, despite the abundance of competing activities in Melbourne and the diluted…

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LEAVE YOUR HAT ON: COCKER POWER COMES TO MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 18, 2015

Cocker Power flowed down Brunswick Street Fitzroy today as ‘Leave Your Hat On’, the Joe Cocker tribute show was launched at the G&Tea bar. Passers by couldn’t help but be drawn into the brassy soul party provided by the powerful 12 piece band, delivering authentic versions of Cocker hits such…

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2015 QMUSIC AWARDS: FINALISTS ANNOUNCED & TIX ONSALE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 16, 2015

After months of anticipation and speculation QMusic today announce the full list of finalists for the 2015 Queensland Music Awards. More than 40 judges from across the country and internationally listened to hundreds of song and video entries from artists all over Queensland.  Entries were received from every corner of…

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ICEHOUSE: NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOE BUSINESS

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - February 5, 2015

With the decline in music sales, artists are turning to alternative methods of raising a buck to fund their music. This has led to a spurt of creativity in regard to artists’ merchandise. Gone are the days when all you could find with your fave band’s name on it was…

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TAKE A YAMAHA GEAR PIC. WIN STUFF!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 4, 2015

Post by Yamaha Music Australia – Music Products.

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JOHNNY DEPP, ALICE COOPER AND JOE WALSH ROCKED NAMM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 2, 2015

One of the less-covered gigs at NAMM this year was the Duesenberg party featuring Johnny Depp and friends, partly due to the “no pro camera” policy I guess. Depp has become somewhat of a regular at NAMM and last year jammed with Aerosmith. This year Alice Cooper and Joe Walsh…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 1, 2015

Dates and venue are confirmed, and arrangements are underway for a Melbourne Guitar Show on August 8 & 9, this year. The Australian Music Association in conjunction with Australian Musician, is proud to present the Melbourne Guitar Show at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse. Open to wholesalers, retailers, guitar makers, and  music organisations,…

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6th ANNUAL MUSIC GEAR EXPO at SXSW

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 31, 2015

As well as every band under the sun and their management vying for attention in Austin Texas at SXSW  (March 13-22), you’ll also find an ever-increasing number of music gear manufactures and distributors exhibiting there. The SXSW Music Gear Expo celebrates six years in 2015 with a host of new…

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