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SCOTT SPARK-KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 11, 2014

Award-winning Australian singer songwriter, Scott Spark  recorded his sophomore album, Muscle Memory, in Los Angeles with US-based Australian engineer and sound producer Ben Tolliday. He has just released a new single and video ‘Two Alarms’ from the album, which is out on June 13. Australian Musician profiles Scott here. What…

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LILI KENDALL-VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 10, 2014

Brisbane indie pop artist Lili Kendall has announced the release of her new single, Moonlight, complemented by a dark, textured film clip that shows maturity well beyond her seventeen years.  Moonlight kicks off a unique project that will see Lili release a new original song each month before dropping her…

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ 2014

Posted in Special Features    //    Post Date - June 10, 2014

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2014 (May 30-June 8, 2014) Review by Greg Phillips The 2014 Melbourne International Jazz Festival program underlined the true diversity of the jazz music genre. The magnitude of this year’s event was made evident by the number of wonderful shows I wasn’t able to attend as…

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THAT HUNTERS & COLLECTORS BASS SOUND

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 8, 2014

 Interview and photos by Greg Phillips. Video footage and edit by James Phillips & Lydia Springhall Their gig at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre in April was to be Hunters & Collectors’ final show of their 2014 Australian tour and at the time, maybe even their last show ever (until a NZ…

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YAMAHA MG10Xu MIXING CONSOLE

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - June 8, 2014

Product: Yamaha MG10Xu Mixing Console Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: http://au.yamaha.com/ Yamaha’s MG10XU is the third incarnation of the hugely popular MG series. This model features10 channels consisting of 4 mono (mic/ line pre’s) and 3 stereo channels. The “XU” refers to “FX” + “USB”, with the unit boasting a powerful…

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GUTHRIE GOVAN-ONE PERSON, ONE PICK, ONE (PIECE OF) GEAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2014

One person, one pick, one (piece of) gear! Doesn’t have the same ring about it as the bourbon, scotch and beer line, made famous by John Lee Hooker and George Thorogood but it totally tells the tale of Guthrie Govan’s upcoming tour to Australia. He is literally coming on his…

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MONIQUE BRUMBY – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - June 8, 2014

Monique Brumby first came to our attention as a young artist in 1998 when she was nominated for ARIA ‘Song Of The Year’ for her epic ballad ‘The Change In Me’ from her debut album Thylacine. Ever since, Brumby has built a solid musical career appearing regularly on the festival…

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WATCH/COLIN HAY talks MATON CUSTOM SHOP and MATON AP5 PRO PICKUP

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 6, 2014

Colin Hay from Men at Work talks about his Maton Custom Shops and the new Maton AP5 Pro pickup. Visit Colin’s website at: http://www.colinhay.com/ For more information about the brand new Maton AP5 Pro pickup visit: http://go.maton.com.au/MatonAP5Pro

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SHOOT THE SUN’S FREEDOM RIDE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 6, 2014

Melbourne’s four-piece psych-rock band Shoot The Sun have a social conscience, a great collection of mind-expanding rockin’ tunes and a fuzz box or two … and they ain’t afraid to use them. Originally formed by singer, songwriter, guitarist Eamon Stewart and drummer Ryan Dawson, who grew up together in Albury/Wodonga,…

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JOHN WILLSTEED – GUITAR (HALFWAY)

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 5, 2014

Halfway is an eight piece band from Brisbane. Yep, they still make an 8 piece! Formed in 2000, Halfway have released three albums; Farewell to the Fainthearted (2004) Remember the River (2006) & An Outpost of Promise (2010). The band’s new album Any Old Love is released on June 7….

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