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GIBSON USA RELEASES LUKAS NELSON ’56 LES PAUL JUNIOR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - August 5, 2020

Gibson and Lukas Nelson have announced today, they’ll release the first-ever Gibson USA Lukas Nelson ’56 Les Paul Junior. Lukas Nelson knows all about legacies, indeed he’s been hard at work carving his own for most of his young, but extremely eventful life. This customized Gibson Les Paul Junior is inspired by Lukas Nelson’s own 1956…

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FENDER® ANNOUNCES SHAWN MENDES FOUNDATION® MUSICMASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - August 5, 2020

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the all-new Shawn Mendes Foundation Musicmaster™, a collaboration between The Foundation and Fender, which features fan-inspired art and classic Fender tone. Fender is a proud supporter of The Shawn Mendes Foundation®, which seeks to inspire Shawn’s audience, the youth generation of today—to learn…

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BALL FAMILY RESERVE JULY COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - July 30, 2020

Ernie Ball Music Man named their Ball Family Reserve series in celebration of the company’s rich heritage in instrument craftsmanship. Offered in limited production runs, the Ball Family Reserve collection allows Ernie Ball Music Man to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for family and artists. This…

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MY HOME STUDIO: THE ROCKEFELLER FREQUENCY

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - March 16, 2020

Jacob Mann, the drummer from Brisbane-based band The Rockefeller Frequency takes us on a tour of his home studio set up Brisbane-based band The Rockefeller Frequency create energetic indie-rock music fueled by anxiety, loud guitars, and an uneasy sense of pending doom. They combine influences from musical artists such as…

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NAMM 2020: JONI MITCHELL MELTS HEARTS AT TEC AWARDS 

Posted in Blog, Special Features, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 21, 2020

Pics by Greg Phillips (except where indicated) Winners in 23 technical and eight creative excellence categories were announced at the 35th Annual NAMM TEC AWARDS, Saturday, January 18, from the global NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Presented by The NAMM Foundation and held annually, the event recognizes the exemplary achievements and innovations behind…

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VALE STUART FRASER

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - December 2, 2019

Respected and much loved guitarist Stuart (Chet) Fraser – a founding member of Noiseworks, long-term player in John Farnham’s band, and occasional guitarist in Jimmy Barnes’ band has died after battling lung cancer since 2017. Fraser was such an integral part of Noiseworks, a band which featured some of the…

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WIN A COMPLETE GUITAR RIG WITH ORANGE AMPS WORTH OVER $5000!

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - July 8, 2019

Saving up to buy that extra bit of gear you need can often be a struggle. However, what if you could acquire everything you ever needed in one hit? Well dream big people as renowned British Amp Manufacturer, Orange Amplification is delighted to have joined forces with Kiesel Guitars, Two…

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JOE BONAMASSA’S SEPTEMBER EAST COAST AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - April 30, 2019

Blues-rock superstar, Joe Bonamassa, will be returning to Australia in September for four shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne for his first headlining tour since 2016. Joe Bonamassa is one of the most celebrated performing musicians of today. As a two-time GRAMMY-nominated artist who recently achieved his 21st #1 album…

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Introducing the Mentors and Participants of ‘Cultivate’ the first women-only leadership program for music industry leaders  

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - March 21, 2019

Music Victoria in partnership with the Victorian Government is thrilled to announce the very first recipients and mentors of the inaugural pilot ‘Cultivate’, Victoria’s new initiative for mid-level to established women leaders in the state’s contemporary music sector. The program was officially launched Wednesday 20 March at The Corner Hotel…

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A CELEBRATION OF AUSTRALIAN ROAD CREW

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - September 4, 2018

To coincide with the publication of Roadies – The Secret History of Australian Rock‘n’Roll by Stuart Coupe, Chugg Entertainment & Support Act are pleased to announce two special lunchtime events at The Factory, Sydney (Wednesday, 26 September 2018) and Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne (Thursday, 4 October 2018). During the lunches, Stuart…

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