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REMEMBERING BRUCE CLARKE

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 23, 2008

REMEMBERING BRUCE CLARKE September 23, 2008 | Author: Simon Patterson July 2008 saw the passing of a remarkable figure in both the guitar community and wider musical spheres of Australia. The name Bruce Clarke may not be familiar to some readers. Over roughly a sixty year period, Bruce made a…

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BAD CAT ‘THE LEASH’ ATTENUATOR

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

BAD CAT ‘THE LEASH’ ATTENUATOR September 11, 2008 |  Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: EGM DISTRIBUTION (03) 9888 6687 or info@egm.net.au Armed with Bad Cat’s proprietary “Infinite Volume Control”, the Leash provides seamless volume selection across your amplifier’s power section. One knob simplicity takes you from growl to prowl … selectable for…

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BAD CAT LYNX 50 AMPLIFIER

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

BAD CAT LYNX 50 AMPLIFIER September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: EGM DISTRIBUTION (03) 9888 6687 or info@egm.net.au The team at Bad Cat have been producing quality tube amplifiers out of their facility in Corona, California since 2000. They are primarily known for their class A designs in various…

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CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Stu Hosking Distributor: CASIO SOUND TECHNOLOGY  www.soundtechnology.com.au Casio has been building the suspense on the pending release of their new CTK portable keyboard line up and now its time to see if they live up to the buzz. Before we…

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Walden D2040 Acoustic guitar

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

WALDEN D2040 ACOUSTIC GUITAR September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: MUSICAL MERCHANDISERS (02) 9905 0311 Not a lot is known about Walden guitars other than they’re designed in the United States and built in the small town of Lilan, China. The name Walden is also the title of the…

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RESPECT

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

RESPECT September 11, 2008 | Author: Jeff Jenkins Australian Musician collects Dave Graney, Clare Moore, Angie Hart, Lisa Miller, Spencer P Jones and sits them down with Jeff Jenkins to discuss the topic of RESPECT. The topic is respect and Lisa Miller tells her colleagues: “I really respect all you…

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ARIA HALL OF FAME-MAX MERRITT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

ARIA HALL OF FAME-MAX MERRITT September 10, 2008 | Author: Author: Greg Phillips Rock, soul and R n’B legend Max Merritt put jet lag aside to chat with Greg Phillips about his Hall of Fame induction. Photo by David Anderson “Excuse me, I’m a bit misty eyed”, said New Zealand born…

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CAM BUTLER

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

CAM BUTLER September 10, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips There’s an adage often used in the music industry that suggests that the cream will always rise to the top. That given enough time, if you’re good enough your music will find a larger audience and ultimately succeed. However, if that…

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DAVID BRIDIE -Succumb

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

DAVID BRIDIE – Succumb September 10, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips David Bridie is a survivor. He has been able to carve out a music career in Australia for over two and half decades without ever having to compromise his integrity. His songwriting talent and musicianship has consistently impressed, whether it…

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DIESEL-Days Like These

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2008

DIESEL- Days Like These September 10, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips The career path taken by singer, songwriter and ace guitarist Diesel has never been easily defined nor intentionally mapped out. From frontman of Johnny Diesel and the Injectors, to ARIA Award winning solo artist,  a six year stint in New…

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