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ASSOCIATION OF ARTIST MANAGERS REVEALS 2022 MANAGER AWARD WINNERS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 3, 2022

On a big news day for the Association of Artist Managers (AAM),  the peak body is happy to reveal the winners of the inaugural AAM Awards. Announced at a members-only event in Melbourne today, the AAM celebrated the achievements of the winners in each category, as well as Correne Wilkie, the…

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AUSTRALIS MUSIC GROUP BUYS CMI

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 29, 2022

In a major announcement, the principal owners of CMI Music & Audio Pty Ltd, Trojkovic Nominees P/L & Grayme P/L, who have continually invested in and resourced CMI for over 40 years have sold 100% of the companies shares to Australis Music Group owned by Fiona Brown. Fiona purchased Australis Music…

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ROADY4ROADIES 2022 ANNOUNCE NATIONAL EVENT DETAILS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 28, 2022

Roadies … they are the unsung heroes that make the magic happen at the live music events we all love. Often out of sight and out of mind, live music crew are the ones that “make our dreams come true”! Don’t just take it from us, Shane Howard (Goanna) knows a…

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CHARVEL & STEEL PANTHER GUITARIST JOIN FORCES AGAIN FOR SATCHEL SIGNATURE PRO-MOD DK22

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 28, 2022

Charvel® this week announced the launch of the fourth iteration of the Satchel Signature Pro-Mod DK22 HH FR M, available in an all-new rare Satin White Bengal striped finish. ​​Satchel, the guitarist of glam metal band Steel Panther, collaborated with Charvel on a signature model that sports a throwback ‘80s…

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GRETSCH LAUNCH G5201E RANCHER PENGUIN PARLOR ACOUSTIC/ELECTRICS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - April 28, 2022

Today Gretsch launched all-new Rancher Penguin Parlors from their big, bold and brash, Acoustic Collection. Originally only available in White, today’s models are offered in Black, Mint Metallic and Shell Pink, each with gold hardware. These acoustic/electric guitars are equal parts great sounding and eye-catching, making it the perfect instrument…

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ADELAIDE GUITAR FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 PROGRAM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 27, 2022

In its second annual year, Adelaide Guitar Festival proudly announces the program of world-class finger plucking favourites of rock, classical, blues, flamenco, country and much more, from July 9 to 24, presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and visiting ten South Australian towns with the return of the On The Road…

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CRONULLA JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL 2022

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 27, 2022

It’s back! CRONULLA JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL is set to return for its second year and boy, do we have an incredible line-up & loads of good times in store for you. Following last year’s successful inaugural event, this year will see Cronulla Jazz & Blues Festival run across four…

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WORLD’S FIRST ENVIRONMENTAL MUSIC PRIZE ANNOUNCES FINALISTS AND OPENS PUBLIC VOTING

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 27, 2022

This week the Environmental Music Prize reveal their incredible list of finalists for the inaugural $20,000 prize. From Australian icon Paul Kelly to 15-year-old songwriter Rory Phillips, from leading indie-pop heroes Jack River and Lime Cordiale, rock heroes Eskimo Joe and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, metal outfit In Hearts Wake and the children of Yothu Yindi, Aboriginal rock band King Stingray – the finalists highlight…

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ONE FROM THE HEART – A FREE CONCERT FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE LISMORE REGION

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 27, 2022

Like any worthy notion, this one emanated from a determined spirit in the days after the devastating floods crushed Lismore on 28 February and again on 30 March 2022. To celebrate the resilience and lift the spirits of the Lismore Community, Lismore City Council, Chugg Entertainment and Helium will stage a…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES JUNO-X PROGRAMMABLE POLYPHONIC SYNTHESIZER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 27, 2022

Roland announces JUNO-X, a new polyphonic synthesizer driven by the next-generation ZEN-Core Synthesis System. JUNO-X brings the best of the past together with Roland’s latest technologies, reimagining the vintage JUNO experience with vastly expanded sound possibilities and free-flowing tools tuned for today’s music. It delivers the full capabilities of the…

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