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GEORGE LYNCH

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

GEORGE LYNCH August 29, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera Emerging out of LA’s then exploding ‘80s Sunset Strip scene, George Lynch etched himself into the rock guitar playing annals via the hugely successful hard rock combo Dokken. His intensely rapid fire style and unique approach earned him the title of ‘Mr….

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HOLLY THROSBY- POETRY’S A DIRTY WORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

HOLLY THROSBY August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips When Holly Throsby sings a lyric, she doesn’t want any unnecessary instrumentation getting in the way. After all, she’s laboured long enough over finding the perfect line to describe her inner-most thoughts. What would be the point of losing it all…

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JOSH PYKE AND YOUTH GROUP’S TOBY MARTIN ON THE FINE ART OF SONGWRITING

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

JOSH PYKE AND YOUTH GROUP’S TOBY MARTIN ON THE FINE ART OF SONGWRITING August 29, 2006 | Author: Stu McCarney. Pics by Julia Wilson What happens when two of Australia’s most talented young songwriters sit down and talk shop? Stu McCarney chairs a chat between Youth Group’s Toby Martin and…

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MATISYAHU

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

MATISYAHU August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips In the often fickle and superficial world of rock n roll, US reggae/hip hop/beatbox artist Matisyahu is unique. It’s his freshness in a copycat world that resulted in his first album “Live at Stubbs’ selling more than 500,000 copies in the US and…

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SEYMOUR DUNCAN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

SEYMOUR DUNCAN August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips His name is as equally identifiable as the guitar heroes whose tone he helped to create. His knowledge of the guitar and it’s inner workings is nothing short of amazing. A crude definition of what Seymour Duncan does for a living is…

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SOMETHING FOR KATE’S PAUL DEMPSEY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

SOMETHING FOR KATE’S PAUL DEMPSEY August 29, 2006 | Author: Steve Tauschke Having emerged from the songwriting doldrums with their new Los Angeles-recorded album Desert Lights, Something For Kate’s Paul Dempsey chats with AM’s Steve Tauschke So did you find the anonymity in LA helpful during your stay? “Yes, being in an…

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THE NEW YORK DOLLS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

THE NEW YORK DOLLS August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Ever wondered how the word ‘Trash’ became part of the rock n’ roll vernacular? Proto-punk band The New York Dolls is not a bad place to start. With a mix of Bolanesque glam and Rolling Stones’ swagger, the lipstick wearing,…

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THE SLEEPY JACKSON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

THE SLEEPY JACKSON August 29, 2006 | Author: Jenny Valentish The Sleepy Jackson’s second album is made up of equal parts love, reverb and harmony. Jenny Valentish discovers Luke Steele is going to be feel-good if it kills him… “It was pretty strict in the studio, hey?” Luke Steele says with a…

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TOMMY EMMANUEL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

TOMMY EMMANUEL August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips A new album (The Mystery) , a DVD (Live at Her Majestys) and an ever-growing international fan base has Tommy Emmanuel grinning from ear to ear. Tom was in the midst of a US tour when he found time to call up Greg…

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TOTO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

TOTO August 29, 2006 | Author – Marcel Yammouni Their name is inextricably linked to the eighties, a musical period many believe should only be mentioned in hushed tones. However the degree of success American band Toto achieved cannot be denied.  They had an incredible string of hits, particularly between…

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