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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: WARMING UP EXERCISES

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 30, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show tip of the day, Troy Male chats about warming up before you play.

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: PREPARING FOR A PRO GIG

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

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Joe Creighton chats about preparing for a pro gig. Joe would know, he’s toured with John Farnham, Olivia Newton John, Kylie Minogue and many others. www.joecreighton.com

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SEMINAL NINETIES BANDS FOR LEAPS & BOUNDS FINALE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 29, 2015
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Underground Lovers

The Leaps and Bounds Music Festival might be just kicking off but the closing night spectacular is looking pretty damn special. In a rare opportunity, fans of much-loved, local 90s bands Underground Lovers, Autohaze and The Glory Box will be able to once again see all 3 bands in a one night only event.

On Sunday 19 July, these bands return to their spiritual home of The Tote to re-create the
energy and mayhem of their early 90’s give-away single gigs, the EP and T-Shirt launches and the ‘Big Trifecta’ madness of 1991. Festivities kick off early!

The Glory Box 5:00pm
Autohaze 6:00pm
Underground Lovers 7:00pm

Tickets $15:00 + booking fee

http://www.leapsandboundsmusicfestival.com/events/underground-lovers-autohaze-the-glory-box/

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PERFORMANCE: JOSH PYKE – ‘HOLLERING HEARTS’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

On July 31, Josh Pyke will release his 5th studio album, ‘But For All These Shrinking Hearts’, the follow up to his acclaimed 2013 record ‘The Beginning And The End Of Everything’. Last week Australian Musician caught up with Josh for a chat about the new album (interview online soon) and we were also thrilled to capture an exclusive acoustic performance of the first single off his new album , “Hollering Hearts”.

www.joshpyke.com

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MIX FIX: FRANK DIXON – “HI GOODBYE”

Posted in Mix Fix    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

Australian Musician presents our next ‘before and after’ MIX FIX artist and song, Frank Dixon’s “Hi Goodbye”. Mix Fix: Frank Dixon – Hi Goodbye Artist: Frank Dixon Genre: Pop Location: Melbourne, Australia Song Title: Hi Goodbye Members: Frank Dixon – All composition, performance, vocals and recording. Song Buy Link: Hi…

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WARREN HAYNES: THE ‘ASHES & DUST’ INTERVIEW

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

Singer, songwriter and revered guitarist Warren Haynes is southern-rock royalty. His music credentials include: guitarist in the Dicky Betts band, singer and guitarist of his much loved jam band Gov’t Mule, a long stint with  the legendary Allman Brothers trading licks with fellow-guitar great Derek Trucks, stage time and sessions…

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GEOFF ACHISON AT THE MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW!

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

About Geoff Achison Geoff began playing music professionally in his father’s dance band at the age of 13. He switched to bass at 15 playing mostly jazz. In his early 20s he moved to Melbourne and was hired as lead guitarist with bluesman ‘Dutch’ Tilders. He formed his own band…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: SETTING UP YOUR PEDAL BOARD

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Simon Patterson discusses things to consider when setting up your effects pedal board. See Simon at the Melbourne Guitar Show.

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D’Addario Clip-On Headstock Tuner

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

The D’Addario Clip-On Headstock Tuner precisely tunes guitars, basses, and other stringed instruments utilizing vibrations rather than sound. Using a highly sensitive piezo sensor and large multi-color display, the Clip-On Headstock Tuner allows you to tune easily and accurately in noisy and dimly lit environments where many other tuners fail….

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PAISTE PSTX EFFECT CYMBALS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

Hitting our shores in July is the new range of Paiste PSTX cymbals. Trashy effect sounds to complement the classic cymbal types crash, ride and hi-hat in the set are very much the trend. Paiste now goes a step further and introduces the PSTX, a complete collection of extremely affordable…

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