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MADE FROM MELBOURNE. MATON MAKES A GUITAR OUT OF VENUE TIMBERS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 22, 2021

Melbourne has long been regarded as one of world’s great music capitals. However, recent global events have had a significant impact on our live music industry. It’s now more important than ever before to get out and support our much-loved live music venues, the artists and the wider music community. To…

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NEW ALBUM & TOUR FOR MICK THOMAS’ ROVING COMMISSION!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 22, 2021

City’s Calling Me is the brand new album from Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission – out April 30 – and nothing is going to stop them getting around the country to play to people who have been hanging out for fine live music all year. Sure the Bluesfest cancellation was a kick…

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REGISTRATION REMINDER FOR SONGWRITERS – 26th ANNUAL USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 21, 2021

Enrolment deadline for the 26th Annual USA Songwriting Competition is fast approaching (May 28th). Songwriters and Composers vie for a chance to win a top prize of $50,000 worth of cash and merchandise such as music gear. Winning songs will be receiving radio airplay. Songwriters can enter in 15 different…

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NO VACANCY FOR RUBY GILBERT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 21, 2021

Known for her distinctive sound that expertly blends the old with the new to create an irresistible combination of folk-rock and blues with a vintage Americana twist, Brisbane’s sonic enchantress Ruby Gilbert is releasing her heart-aching single ‘No Vacancy’ (out April 23). Since the release of her debut EP ‘Dearly Beloved’ in…

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UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS POSTPONED TO 2022

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 21, 2021

The Under the Southern Stars spectacular concert series featuring  Cheap Trick, Bush and Stone Temple Pilots has regrettably and unfortunately been postponed. Again. Who would want to be a concert promoter at the moment? At the best of times, the job is akin to walking a tightrope. During the pandemic, despite their best efforts to bring…

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LIME CORDIALE AND STAND ATLANTIC JOIN 3rd ANNUAL ‘FENDER NEXT’ CLASS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 20, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the 2021 class of artists joining Fender Next, an artist development program designed to elevate rising musicians that are pushing guitar forward in music and culture. Each Fender Next artist will receive Fender’s industry-leading guitars, amps and more, alongside holistic, 360-marketing support across the company’s…

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BLUES ON BROADBEACH GETS GO AHEAD WHILE BLUESFEST COUNTS COSTS OF LOSS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 16, 2021

In a crucial step forward for the return of multi-award-winning Blues on Broadbeach in 2021, the festival’s COVID Safe Plan has been approved! Great news to all involved. However Byron Bay’s Bluesfest which was cancelled for the second year in a row is still counting the cost and has just released…

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ZENITH MUSIC ANNOUNCE TREVOR JAMES FLUTES AUS & NZ DISTRIBUTION

Posted in Blog, Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - April 15, 2021

Zenith Music in Perth have great pride in announcing that they are now the distributors of the quality range of Trevor James flutes, piccolos and saxophones for Australia and New Zealand. Trevor James is a young and dynamic English flute company based in Lenham (UK) who have dedicated themselves to…

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REVIEW: THE BADLOVES, CHARLES JENKINS, KING CANYON- CORNER HOTEL.

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 15, 2021

Review by – Colette Imison. Photos by Jason Rosewarne Famous for it’s erratic weather, as a polar blast hit Melbourne, The Corner Hotel was the perfect venue to warm up, fill up and to catch some awesome homegrown music by King Canyon, Charles Jenkins and the band most had come…

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FENDER NEW SQUIER CONTEMPORARY SERIES REFRESH + ‘68 CUSTOM AMP RANGE EXPANDS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 14, 2021

SQUIER CONTEMPORARY SERIES In response to a growing market abuzz with new players inspired in part by the 2020 Fender Play Through initiative, Fender is introducing several updates to the entry-level Squier® guitar lineup in 2021 including an all-new batch of models in the Contemporary Series. Perfect for the player…

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