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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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JOBS: PONY MUSIC & ROLAND ARE HIRING!

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 16, 2018

Roland and Boss Seek Guitar Product Manager Sick of your routine job? Always had a passion for guitar equipment? Want a career in the music industry? An opportunity like this comes along once in a blue moon… GUITAR PRODUCT MANAGER FOR LEADING MUSIC COMPANY For more than 40 years, Roland…

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PRETENDERS ANNOUNCE TWO HEADLINE SHOWS

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - October 6, 2017

Returning for their first Australian performances since 2010, the legendary PRETENDERS, fronted by Chrissie Hynde, have announced two special headline shows during their November national tour with Stevie Nicks. On tour as very special guest at superstar Stevie Nicks’ 24 Karat Gold shows, Pretenders will also play two intimate shows…

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LUKE ELLIOT IS DRESSED FOR THE OCCASION

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - September 19, 2017

American singer, songwriter Luke Elliot is chatting to me on the phone from his hometown of New Jersey, which for Luke is rare. He’s spent so much time traveling recently that “home is kind of all over the place right now,”  he says. On Friday September 22nd Luke Elliot will…

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