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GRINSPOON ANNOUNCE CHEMICAL HEARTS TOUR IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 3, 2019

    Legendary Aussie rockers Grinspoon have announced their epic Chemical Hearts national tour, set to make its way around the country in October and November, supported by The Hard Aches, Gooch Palms and Bugs.  In celebration of the tour, the band will be releasing a Chemical Hearts vinyl record on the day the…

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JOE’S12: JOE ROBINSON’S NEW ONLINE GUITAR TRAINING PROGRAM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 31, 2019

Acclaimed Australian musician and Maton endorsee Joe Robinson is a self-taught virtuoso guitarist who has just launched a 12 week online training platform called JOES12, featuring many other guitar legends such as Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, Keb Mo and Tommy Emmanuel to name a few. Joe has immersed…

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MORE GREAT ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

The Australian Music Association is excited for the return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 3 and 4, 2019 – and this year’s show is set to be colossal.  Proudly presented by Triple M, Australian Musician, PBS and media partners Noise11 and Beat/Mixdown, the…

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U2 ANNOUNCE AUS & NZ JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 30, 2019

Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band’s seminal album, The Joshua Tree Tour, 2019 will see the band make a much anticipated return to New Zealand and Australia for the first time since the record-shattering U2 360° Tour in 2010, as well as the first Tokyo…

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EPIPHONE’S LTD ED GEORGE THOROGOOD ‘WHITE FANG’ ES-125TDC

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 29, 2019

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments, proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. George Thorogood “White Fang” ES-125TDC Outfit, the premier signature guitar by blues legend GEORGE THOROGOOD. Featuring a vintage-inspired ES-125 hollowbody archtop in a Bone White finish with removable “Cobra” sticker, new ProBuckerTM P-90 single-coil pickups, a hand-signed Certificate…

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REVIEW: ERIC BIBB – THE FYREFLY, ST.KILDA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 28, 2019

Eric Bibb. The Fyrefly. St Kilda. Sunday May 26, 2019 Review and photos: Greg Phillips Midway through his set, after playing songs titled Going Down Slow and Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad, it suddenly occurred to Eric Bibb that its seems he’s always going somewhere. For the audience at…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 27, 2019

The Australian Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2019 return of the Melbourne Guitar Show, set to rock Caulfield Racecourse on August 3 and 4 – and I know we say it every year but this year WILL be bigger than ever. Proudly presented by Triple M and Australian…

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GHS STRINGS ADDS INNOVATION BRAND

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - May 23, 2019

World renowned Innovation stand-up bass strings, which have until recently been manufactured in the UK, have found a new home with GHS Strings in the USA. The specialist machinery, unique non-metallic cores and original winding materials have been combined with our experienced workforce using the original hand spun manufacturing specifications…

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REVIEW: LAZARUS. THE DAVID BOWIE & ENDA WALSH MUSICAL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 22, 2019

Review: Greg Phillips Photos: Mary Boukouvalas What’s My Scene The Production Company is to be congratulated for being bold enough to bring David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s production of Lazarus to Australia. Lazarus premiered in New York in late 2015, with a follow-up production in London in 2017, both intentionally…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR LOCAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT STORE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 22, 2019

Shopping off the internet has become a way of life for many but it’s also fraught with danger, particularly when dealing with intricate goods like musical instruments. Each musical instrument has its own character and personality, so how do you know what you’re buying if you’re not trying first? Who…

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