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MGS 2017: WASHBURN’S JONATHAN LEE & KIRK LORANGE (ARTIST)

Posted in Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 10, 2017

We were honoured to have Washburn’s Chief Designer, Jonathan Lee attend the Melbourne Guitar Show last weekend, where he presented an informative session on America’s guitar making history, along with Washburn artist Kirk Lorange. Kirk Lorange is an acclaimed Australian slide guitarist who has played with some of our greatest…

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DIESEL: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 7, 2017

After wrapping up a year long tour in support of his Americana album, Diesel is now about to embark on a national tour to celebrate 25 years since the release of his classic Hepfidelity album. It will be a 2 part show showcasing hits from Diesel’s 30 year career to…

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OPAL OCEAN: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 28, 2017

Frenchman Alex Champ and New Zealander Nadav Tabak lived parallel lives in New Zealand, busking in the same town and attending the same concerts but it wasn’t until they moved to Melbourne that they actually met. They began composing and crafting their original works in a Melbourne basement in 2013…

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DAN SULTAN: THE ‘KILLER’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 27, 2017

As expressed by the man himself in our video interview below, Dan Sultan has never felt beholden to any particular musical pigeon-hole. It’s this refusal to play anyone’s game bar his own which allows Dan to approach his craft with a freedom that results in music which comes only from…

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MAX CAVALERA: ‘ROOTS’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 14, 2017

Released in 1996, Roots was the sixth studio album by legendary Brazilian heavy metal act Sepultura. It was the band’s last studio album to feature founding member and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Max Cavalera before he left to create his solo project Soulfly. More than twenty years on, Max and Iggor Cavalera…

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MIKE ELRINGTON: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 5, 2017

Everything about Mike Elrington’s performance is big, from the guy’s physical frame, voice and guitar sound to the amount of heart and soul he injects into his show. If anyone needs any evidence of this, check out his new live album and accompanying DVD Live At The Flying Saucer. Recorded…

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GEOFF ACHISON: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 3, 2017

Geoff Achison is not only one of Australia’s most accomplished guitarists, he’s also an incredibly talented songwriter as he proves on his latest studio album Another Mile, Another Minute.  That’s not just us delivering the praise either. Recent tours to both the UK and USA have garnered Geoff a swag…

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NICK JOHNSTON: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 3, 2017

Canadian musician and composer Nick Johnston is currently one of the most talked about guitarists on the planet and lucky for us, he’s appearing at the 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show. His current instrumental album Remarkably Human showcases a wonderful fluidity on the fretboard and his tasteful note choices on some…

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SONNY LANDRETH: ‘LIVE IN LAFAYETTE’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 30, 2017

Commonly known as the ‘King of Slydeco’, legendary American blues guitarist Sonny Landreth has earned the respect of some of music’s greatest artists including Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Clifton Chenier and Jimmy Buffet, all whom have called on Landreth for his slide guitar wizardry. After a dozen acclaimed albums, the…

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LLOYD SPIEGEL: ‘THIS TIME TOMORROW’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 30, 2017

Australian blues journey man and acoustic guitarist extraordinaire Lloyd Spiegel will officially release his new studio album This Time Tomorrow on July 3rd. Even though it’s been been 7 years since his last studio record, Tangled Brew, he’s hardly been idle. In that time Lloyd has circumnavigated the globe many…

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