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NAMM 2020: JOE ROBINSON MATON JR SIGNATURE GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 26, 2020

Joe Robinson, is a USA-based Australian guitar player and vocalist. A largely self-taught musician from Temagog, NSW, he is best known for his virtuoso guitar abilities and for winning the 2008 season of Australia’s Got Talent. Since moving to America Joe’s career has gone from strength to strength. AM’s Greg Phillips…

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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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MATON CELEBRATES 70 YEARS IN STYLE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 7, 2016

Last night Maton Guitars celebrated their 70th birthday with a special performance by Tommy Emmanuel at Ding Dong Lounge. Invited guests included Maton family, staff and Maton devotees including Dave Graney, Murray and Jeff from The Wiggles, the guys from Area 7 and many more. Jason Rosewarne captured the action

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WATCH: MATON’S C.S. FLATPICKER

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 24, 2016

The Flatpicker by The Maton Custom Shop was a very basic choice to make. Create a Simple and Elegant straight up Dreadnought that could appeal to a variety of players from Bluegrass pickers to a home studio muso who wants a guitar with plenty of Voice. Watch Andy Allen’s demo…

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MATON 70TH ANNIVERSARY BOOK LAUNCH

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 1, 2016

From a small backyard workshop on the outskirts of Melbourne, Maton Guitars has grown into a truly inspiring Australian success story, with musicians all over the world playing their finely crafted guitars. Last night in an inner-city Melbourne pub, Maton staff, family and selected music industry guests got together to…

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MATON BOOK CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 16, 2016

“From little things big things grow,” sang Paul Kelly in his classic Australian song of the same name. It’s a phrase which could easily apply to the humble origins of the classic Australian guitar company, Maton. In 1946, Bill May crafted a guitar in his Melbourne garage that he wanted…

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THE OUTLAWS: ADAM BRAND INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 7, 2015

Adam Brand has got together with his country music mates to form The Outlaws, a rockin’ new party band headed your way in early 2016. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips spoke to Adam about the impending album and tour. The Australian country music fraternity has always been a tight-knit group. It’s…

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MATON M SERIES ACOUSTIC GUITARS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 6, 2015

MATON M Series ACOUSTIC GUITARS The new Maton M-Series delivers a depth and subtlety of tone not often found in other instruments and adds a new, rich colour to Maton’s tonal palette with a full bottom end, strong mid-range and treble presence. The Maton M-Series features Sapele tops, backs and…

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MATON TENOR UKULELE

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - December 6, 2015

MATON Tenor Uke The Maton ukulele is the result of combining the best of traditional ukulele design with 21st century production techniques. This instrument draws on Maton’s extensive background in the use and fine tuning of Australian tonewoods to produce a tone which is rich, full and intriguing, and which…

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MORGAN BAIN INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - May 24, 2015

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist MORGAN BAIN sits down with AM’s Greg Phillips over some porridge for a morning chat about his influences, the current single ‘Why Don’t You Stay’, his gear and more. It seems that everyone has an opinion on who Morgan Bain sounds like or is trying to…

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