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KENNY ARONOFF: THE SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 19, 2017

On Friday October 20 SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE, featuring Fabrizio Grossi (bass,producer), Lance Lopez (Guitars, vocals) and drum legend Kenny Aronoff, release their second album, Californisoul. More than just a band, Supersonic Blues Machine is a vessel which hosts a swag of celebrity guest musicians such as Billy Gibbons, Steve Lukather,…

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JASON BONHAM: LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 13, 2017

In a world of fake news, thankfully there are many truths which remain irrefutable. Led Zeppelin were one of the greatest and most influential bands in rock music history. Fact! It is estimated that they have sold somewhere between 200 and 300 million units worldwide. That makes them one of…

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TABLEFOX : ‘YOU AND I WILL FIND A WAY’ TRACK BY TRACK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 12, 2017

Tablefox recently released “Nothing Ever Changes”, a rollicking arena ready single taken from their new album You And I Will Find A Way. After a member change, national tours of their native New Zealand and a recording studio that could easily have a spot on Ghost Hunters, they’ve today released their second album…

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DW’S JOHN GOOD: THE ‘WOODOLOGY’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 5, 2017

They call him the ‘wood whisperer’ or the ‘woodologist’ for good reason. DW’s Vice President and master custom drum maker John Good knows woods and their sonic qualities better than anyone. Since joining Dom Lombardi in the creation of one of the most famous drum brands in the world, John…

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FANNY LUMSDEN & DAN FREEMAN: ‘REAL CLASS ACT’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 4, 2017

Fanny Lumsden released her sophomore album Real Class Act on September 22 this year. On the day Australian Musician caught up with her, the album had just landed the number one spot on the Australian country music chart. Fanny is currently in the midst of her Country Halls National Tour, with…

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SUICIDE SWANS ‘AUGUSTA’ Q&A

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 29, 2017

Hailing from Toowoomba QLD the Suicide Swans, a 5-piece alt-country/rock band have been strumming their way through South East Queensland since 2012. Now ready to prominently step out into the national scene, Suicide Swans release their new single “Horses” from their forthcoming album Augusta. Suicide Swans first self-titled release was firmly…

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GUITAR TUNER FEATURE: PART ONE-WHAT THE PLAYERS USE

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 28, 2017

There’s no joy in a tune if it’s out of tune. Even the world’s finest musicians can sound cringe-worthy if their A’s are flat or their C’s aren’t sharp. Just because you’ve tuned your guitar before you walked on stage, doesn’t guarantee it’s going to stay that way for the…

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GUITAR TUNER FEATURE: PART TWO – TUNER OPTIONS

Posted in Accessories, Artists, Gear, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 28, 2017

In part one of our guitar tuning feature, we spoke to a number of local players about the tuners they use and why. In part two we now look at some of the tuning options currently available on the market. TC Electronic Distributed in Australia by Amber Technology PolyTune is…

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DOLCE KAMZELAS IVANYI – MODERN GUITARISTS WORKSHOP FOR SYDNEY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 26, 2017

I don’t know about you but I’ve found the easiest way to learn anything properly is to have hands on, face to face tuition from experts. That way you can witness first hand how things are done and you’re able to ask questions on the spot as your queries come…

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DREAM THEATER: JOHN PETRUCCI ‘IMAGES & WORDS’ TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 21, 2017

At the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim earlier this year, Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci announced to us that the band would be embarking on a 25th Anniversary Images & Words world tour and suggested that they might bring the tour to Australia in September. True to his word, Dream…

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