JEFF LORBER & JIMMY HASLIP

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Jeff Lorber Fusion is in Melbourne for a week-long residency at Birds Basement. It’s the band’s first ever tour of Australia. AM editor Greg Phillips sat down with main man and fusion pioneer Jeff Lorber (keyboards) and bass great Jimmy Haslip (Yellow Jackets, Robben Ford) for a wonderful in-depth chat…

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PATCH (CASTLECOMER) – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists

Eclectic rock band Castlecomer have recently released a video for their new single Judy, an exploration of a taboo relationship from the perspective of the weaker party. The group have also set a date for the release of their new EP All Of The Noise, a dynamic and experimental take…

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GUILD D20 DEMO – TREVOR MENEAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear

Guitarist Trevor Menear demos the USA-made Guild D-20. The D-20, is a dreadnought acoustic guitar built with solid mahogany top, back, and sides. First introduced to the Guild line in 1968, this model features a rosewood bridge and fingerboard, bone nut and saddle, and an extremely light satin finish that…

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IBANEZ ACOUSTIC ARTWOOD THERMO AGED AVC9

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear

Listen to the tone of this Ibanez Artwood Vintage AVC9: rich, full-bodied and a delight to hear and play. The Thermo Aged™ Solid Mahogany top not only looks like a guitar that has been lovingly played for years, but this revolutionary process leaves the wood hard, resonant and stable while…

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FRACK OFF SAYS JOHN BUTLER TO GAS INDUSTRY

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John Butler has always been a warrior for environmental causes and this one was just too big to ignore. Butler has organised a massive Frack Off! Concert in Margaret River on Saturday November 26th to raise awareness about the onshore gas industry in WA’s Southwest and fracking throughout the state….

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