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PAT METHENY AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 10, 2019

Twenty-time Grammy Award winning guitarist, PAT METHENY, has announced “An Evening with Pat Metheny” – three special theatre shows in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney during March, 2020. Touring Australia for only the third time in his 40-year-plus career (having previously visited in 1985 and 2014), Metheny will present a range…

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THREE LEGENDARY ROLAND SYNTHS RETURN

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 6, 2019

During Roland’s 909 day celebrations this week, the tech giant  has announced three next generation series Fantom, Jupiter and Juno synths FANTOM SERIES AVAILABLE WITH 61, 76 & 88 KEYS Fulfil the need to create with FANTOM—a new kind of creative hub for rapid production and expressive performance. Inspiring onboard…

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ROLAND GROOVEBOX IS BACK!

Posted in Blog, DJ/dance, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - September 5, 2019

                      Roland’s Groovebox returns! All-in-one production and performance with genre-defining sound, deep synthesis, and clip-based sequencing. Choose from the 8-track recording and sampling capabilities of the MC-707 or the ultra-portable, 4-track MC-101. The MC-707 GROOVEBOX has everything you need to…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019 HIGHLIGHTS REEL

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - September 5, 2019

The 2019 Melbourne Guitar Show was another successful event for Australian Musician and the Australian Music Association. With a great blend of international acts and the very best of our local performers in concert or in clinic, there was something for everyone. Best of all was the amazing array of…

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TESKEYS JOIN HEART OF ST.KILDA CONCERT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 5, 2019

THE TESKEY BROTHERS and CARL BARRON will join the exciting line-up, already announced, for this year’s Sacred Heart Mission’s Heart of St Kilda Concert at the fabulous Palais Theatre on Wednesday 23 October. Appearing with The Teskey Brothers and Carl Barron will be Joe Camilleri, Steph Tisdell, Dan Sultan, Rhonda…

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CRANBOURNE MUSIC’S ROCKFEST FINAL 2019

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 5, 2019

Australian Musician always enjoys the annual trek to Templestowe College in Melbourne for Cranbourne Music’s wonderful Rockfest school band national final. As usual the first-time talent was exceptional and the returning artists showed that they’re developing in leaps and bounds. The future of rock and pop music in Australia is…

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FINALISTS ANNOUNCED IN MELBOURNE PRIZE FOR MUSIC 2019 AWARDS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 4, 2019

The finalists in one of Australia’s most valuable music prizes, the Melbourne Prize for Music 2019 and Awards, have been announced today. The Melbourne Prize for Music 2019 and Awards provides significant opportunities and financial rewards to Victorian musicians in recognition of their outstanding talent. The 2019 finalists have been…

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REVIEW: FLEETWOOD MAC- ROD LAVER ARENA, MELBOURNE

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

Fleetwood Mac – Rod Laver Arena , Melbourne. Monday September 2, 2019 Review: Greg Phillips. Photos: Jason Rosewarne In an era full of so much forgettable, disposable pop music where today’s chart topper is just as sure to be tomorrow’s compost, it’s comforting to know that there’s always Fleetwood Mac….

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LIVE, BUSH & STONE TEMPLE PILOTS UNDER THE SOUTHERN STARS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 2, 2019

Under the Southern Stars are thrilled to announce their spectacular Rock Carnival Festival Series coming to you this April 2020. Playing together for the first time in Australia will be +LIVE+, BUSH and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS! Celebrating 25 years since the release of their iconic Throwing Copper album, +LIVE+ are one of the most beloved rock bands ever to tour the…

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ROSEWOOD RESTRICTIONS TO BE LIFTED FOR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

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

Great news for guitar makers and guitar lovers worldwide as rosewood restrictions for musical instruments are lifted. After three years of work and representation from a global coalition of companies and industry associations, (including our AMA) the CITES meeting in Geneva has voted in favour of allowing exemptions for trade…

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