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IN THE MODE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 21, 2014

The folks at Roland Australia have launched a great new web series on MODES for guitarists. Once you get past strumming a few basic chords and begin to think about solos, you have to know this stuff. In this series, which appears on the Roland Australia Blog, the articles start…

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A PUPPY PLAYING GUITAR! Why Not

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 20, 2014

Post by BOSS AUS.

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A SMASHING SOUNDWAVE 2015

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 17, 2014

Iconic alt-rock band The Smashing Pumpkins have been added to next year’s already massive Soundwave line-up in today’s 3rd announcement of acts. The Billy Corgan-lead band had worldwide success in the 90s with legendary albums such as Siamese Twin and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. This will be the…

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IAN ANDERSON REVIEW – Palais Theatre

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 17, 2014

IAN ANDERSON Palais Theatre, Melbourne Monday December 15, 2014 Ian Anderson’s ‘Best of Jethro Tull’ concert at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre was one for the die-hard fans. However, even the most enthusiastic follower of the eccentric Anderson’s career may have been scratching their heads in wonder at the show’s peculiar beginning….

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BIRDS OF TOKYO BACK IN THE STUDIO

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 14, 2014

  Birds of Tokyo have been shacked up at Sydney’s 301 Studios for the last few weeks playing with some sonic ideas and laying down some tracks. The results will be their first recorded output since 2013’s March Fires album. Here’s a little Facebook preview. Post by Birds of Tokyo….

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TRIPLE J’S DOCTOR EFFS OFF

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 11, 2014

We bid a fond farewell to Lindsay “The Doctor” McDougall who wraps up a ten year  on air career at Triple J this week. Lindsay who also goes by the name of  guitarist in indie rock band Frenzal Rhomb,  became a Triple J staple in 2005 alongside his Frenzal friend…

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JEFF BECK DOCUMENTARY PREVIEW

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

Replacing Eric Clapton in The Yardbirds in the 60s, it didn’t take UK guitar great Jeff Beck long to show that he too had something special to offer. A Man For All Seasons is 2 hour long documentary which retraces Beck’s steps from playing alongside Jimmy Page in the Yardbirds,…

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HEY GUITARISTS! WHICH ONE ARE YOU?

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 7, 2014

Are you guilty of any of these cliche guitar moves?

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A LITTLE SANTANA SOCIAL MEDIA GEM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 7, 2014

Spotted this Facebook gem from Santana drummer (from first 8 or so albums), Michael Shrieve on the recording of the classic track ‘Song of the Wind’ from Caravanserai. Post by Michael Shrieve.

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DAVID BYRNE’S PEDAL ART

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 7, 2014

“Guitar Pedals” by David Byrne is an interactive art installation of 96 guitar effects pedals that are connected to one another as well as to a guitar and amplifier. The art piece was first exhibited in 2010 in Tokyo. Viewers are invited to step on the pedals, creating layered guitar…

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