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ROLAND CUBE 30X AMPLIFIER

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2007

ROLAND CUBE 30X AMPLIFIER September 11, 2007 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: ROLAND AUSTRALIA (02) 9982 8266 The Roland Corporation was born in 1972, and although the name Roland conjures up images of a crimson-haired Scottish man with mutton-chops, the company was actually founded by the very Japanese Ikutaro Kakehashi. For…

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ROLAND JUNO-G

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 11, 2007

ROLAND JUNO-G September 11, 2007 | Reviewer: Gordon Ryder Distributor: ROLAND AUSTRALIA (02) 9982 8266 Mention the name Juno to someone who has been around electronic instruments for a while and you’re likely to have an ‘I remember that’ conversation. After all Roland have used the name Juno on many keyboards,…

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TAKAMINE EG523SC ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2007

TAKAMINE EG523SC ACOUSTIC GUITAR September 11, 2007 | Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: PRO MUSIC www.promusicaustralia.com Nestled at the base of Takamine Mountain in Sakashita, Japan, Takamine Guitars have over 40 years of history dedicated to the art and craft of guitar making. Many renowned guitar players such as Pete Townsend,…

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CELTIC FROST

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

CELTIC FROST September 10, 2007 | Author: Baz Bardoe This has been by far the most difficult piece of writing I have tackled for many years. How do you convey to someone unfamiliar with Celtic Frost, just how important they are? How do you convince the masses to put aside…

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CHRIS WHITTEN (World Party, Paul McCartney)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

CHRIS WHITTEN (World Party, Paul McCartney) September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips A perfectly executed guitar solo can render a song immortal. As for famous keyboard lines, there are thousands that are instantly recognisable. Even a classic bass line can seep into our subconscious and remain there for an eternity….

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EDITORS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

EDITORS September 10, 2007 | Author: James Manson. Pics by Marty Williams With their second album, An End Has a Start debuting at number one in the UK, Birmingham band , Editors made a lightning visit to our shores and finally gave Australian audiences the chance to experience first hand…

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ERAN JAMES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

ERAN JAMES September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips A few years ago I saw singer Eran James perform on a minor stage at the back of the Myer Music Bowl during the Melbourne International Blues Festival. It was reasonably early in the day and most people who witnessed Eran’s performance…

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IAN MOSS & CHRIS CHENEY TALK GUITAR!

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

IAN MOSS & CHRIS CHENEY TALK GUITAR! September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips. Photos by Marty Williams The ABBA tribute band was churning out passable cover versions of the Swedish icon’s hits in an inner suburban rehearsal complex, oblivious to the fact that today, two of Australia’s all time…

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JACK HOWARD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

JACK HOWARD September 10, 2007 | Author: Steve Tauschke Three albums into a solo career, former Hunters & Collectors trumpet man Jack Howard celebrates a new record You’re a music teacher at Wesley College in Melbourne … do song ideas sometimes come to you while teaching? The jazz ensembles, when…

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LIAM FINN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

LIAM FINN September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips Amid a haze of white noise at a packed East Brunswick Club, Liam Finn launched into a freefallin’ performance of tracks from his new solo album ‘I’ll Be Lightning’. The flexibility of his one man band ethos (plus a backing vocalist) allowed…

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