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ONLY 10 WEEKS UNTIL THE MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 31, 2015

With more exhibitors and great guitar players being added to the mix every week, the Melbourne Guitar Show is shaping as one of the best guitar gatherings yet. The AMA has announced the return of the ultimate guitar experience, the esteemed Melbourne Guitar Show, set to enthrall music lovers, collectors,…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: MARK KNOPFLER STYLE FINGER ROLLS

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 31, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Matthew Fagan demonstrates the claw hammer and his finger roll technique, made famous by Mark Knopfler on the Dire Straits classic ‘Sultans of Swing’. www.australianmusician.com.au: The website for musicians

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GUITAR GEAR OF THE WEEK: AER COMPACT 60 SLOPE WEDGE

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - May 31, 2015

From AER, comes the wedge version of their popular Compact 60 acoustic amplifier. The Compact 60 Slope has been designed by those astute acoustic amp folks to provide maximum performance and clarity on stage, thanks to its sturdy wedge construction. Compact 60 Slope features 60 watts of great acoustic and…

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: KAWAI CA67 AND CA97 DIGITAL PIANOS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - May 31, 2015

The Kawai Concert Artist (CA) series is transforming all notions of how good digital pianos can be. From the latest in sound technology and action design, to its innovative Soundboard Speaker System, the CA series captures the essence of playing a fine concert grand piano. Adopting key new features from…

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BILL JACKSON – THE WAYSIDE INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 31, 2015

Melbourne-based, alt-country balladeer Bill Jackson has just released his 5th studio album The Wayside Ballads Volume 1. AM’s Greg Phillips sat down with Bill and album producer/guitarist Shannon Bourne to discuss how it all came together. Wasted on the wayside Wasted on the way If I don’t go tomorrow You…

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COLE CLARK GUITARS AND D’ADDARIO STRINGS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP

Posted in Accessories, Acoustic Guitars, Gear, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 29, 2015

Cole Clark Guitars & D’Addario Australia are pleased to announce that from June 1st 2015, all Cole Clark guitars will be factory-fitted with D’Addario’s new NY Steel Coated guitar strings. “D’Addario’s new NY Steel acoustic strings have a great tone that lasts. They deliver our Cole Clark sound perfectly and…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: PLAYING WITH DYNAMICS

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 29, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Peter Hodgson from http://iheartguitarblog.com/ discusses the use of dynamics in your playing.

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SOUL SAFARI INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 28, 2015

Melbourne based funk n’ soul outfit Soul Safari is a band on a mission. Singer Lisa Faithful and drummer Sam Leskovec sat down with AM’s Greg Phillips to outline their plan to spread their word of groove and empowerment globally. At some point in the last few decades the terms…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: USING AN EBOW TO MIMIC FEEDBACK

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 27, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Marcel Yammouni discusses the use of the EBow as an effect AUSTRALIANMUSICIAN.COM.AU: THE WEBSITE FOR MUSICIANS

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: PLAYING PRO GIGS

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 26, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Shannon Bourne discusses factors involved in playing pro gigs

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