HELOISE WINS MELBOURNE MUSIC BANK PRIZE

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The 2014 Melbourne Music Bank competition final was held last night at Salon, the Melbourne Recital Centre’s smaller boutique venue. Four finalists performed their songs inspired by the city of Melbourne with folk-rocker Heloise taking out the major prize for her song ‘This Is Home’. Hip Hop artist NY (Nyoun…

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RACHEL COLLIS – SWITCHES ON THE NIGHTLIGHT

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  Sydney based singer, songwriter Rachel Collis, who released her new album Nightlight in September, chats with Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips about the creation of it. “For me the song is always about the lyric and what it’s saying,” says singer songwriter Rachel Collis of the most important aspect of…

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SIGMA GUITARS – DRC-28E DREADNOUGHT

Posted in Christmas Gear 2014, Gear, Gear Profiles

Every single Sigma guitar proudly features the words “Sigma Guitars Est. 1970” on its headstock. It’s the year the company was founded to counteract a flood of inferior budget-priced acoustic guitars which had negatively impacted the American market at the time. Those who own Sigma guitars are quite fanatical about…

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THE MERCY KILLS – COURTNEY LOVE AUSTRALIAN TOUR DIARY

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Missed flights, missing merch, an ailing drummer, a trip to a hospital emergency ward, a non-landing plane, backline in a state other than the one they were going to play, and a demanding 2014 My Kitchen Rules contestant. As The Mercy Kills explain, it’s all in a fortnight’s work for…

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HAMISH ANDERSON – GUITAR

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  Gifted Melbourne guitarist and lyrical wordsmith, Hamish Anderson’s career is on an upward trajectory that seems impossible of stopping. He has recently released a new single, Burn from his forthcoming EP, Restless (out November 7) and is currently touring America, with some of those gigs supporting the great BB…

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