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Performer Scene: Dom Turner

Performer Scene: Dom Turner

How did you get into playing the guitar? Partially through the influence of an older brother who is a guitarist, ...
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Performer Scene: Dom Mariani

Performer Scene: Dom Mariani

How did you get into playing the guitar? I was attracted to guitar from a very young age and I ...
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Performer Scene: Lyn Hinds - The Bounty Hunters

Performer Scene: Lyn Hinds – The Bounty Hunters

How did you get into playing the guitar/bass? I started playing guitar at age 11. I played acoustic fingerstyle. I ...
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Literary Scene: Jack Howard - Small moments of glory

Literary Scene: Jack Howard – Small moments of glory

There are many, (previously unforeseen) ways to support local musicians and gig workers, and this is but one. You should ...
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Performer Scene: Jeff Lang

Performer Scene: Jeff Lang

How did you get into playing the guitar? I heard a lot of guitar playing growing up, as my parents ...
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Performer Scene: Stu Thomas

Performer Scene: Stu Thomas

How did you get into playing the guitar?I remember a neighbour gave me a beaten up old classical guitar. The ...
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Performer Scene: Ben Rogers

Performer Scene: Ben Rogers

How did you get into playing the guitar? I spent my childhood on a vineyard in south-west New South Wales, ...
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Performer Scene: Brent Dehn - The Radiators

Performer Scene: Brent Dehn – The Radiators

How did you get into playing the guitar? Stupid story, but my neighbour, who was a guitar player but a ...
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Performer Scene: Ivan Pongracic - The Madeira, The Space Cossacks

Performer Scene: Ivan Pongracic – The Madeira, The Space Cossacks

How did you get into playing the guitar? My dad is a guitarist, and he used to be a semi-pro ...
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Performer Scene: Bernard Yin - Par Avion, The Bellrays, The Fuzztones

Performer Scene: Bernard Yin – Par Avion, The Bellrays, The Fuzztones

How did you get into playing the guitar? Like many musicians, it was after a move to a new city, ...
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Performer Scene: Kim Humphreys

Performer Scene: Kim Humphreys

How did you get into playing the guitar? I grew up hearing The Shadows, The Ventures, Duane Eddy and a ...
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Performer Scene: Joe Matera

Performer Scene: Joe Matera

How did you get into playing the guitar? I was inspired to pick up the guitar by watching the Australian ...
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Performer Scene: Juha, guitarist with The Beatmakers, Finland

Performer Scene: Juha, guitarist with The Beatmakers, Finland

How did you get into playing the guitar? It was the late 70s early 80s rockabilly and rock´n´roll revival that ...
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Flashback Spirit Scene: Cherry Rock 017 - Bala make us a drink

Flashback Spirit Scene: Cherry Rock 017 – Bala make us a drink

Do you miss going out? We do. While we're all in lockdown we're looking back at some of the best ...
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Flashback Spirit Scene: Cherry Rock 017 - James Young makes us a "Lemmy"

Flashback Spirit Scene: Cherry Rock 017 – James Young makes us a “Lemmy”

Do you miss going out? We do. While we're all in lockdown we're looking back at some of the best ...
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Flashback Spirit Scene: The Dwarves make us a Martini at Cherry Rock 017

Flashback Spirit Scene: The Dwarves make us a Martini at Cherry Rock 017

Do you miss going out? We do. While we're all in lockdown we're looking back at some of the best ...
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Flashback Spirit Scene: Mikelangelo makes us a "Mikelangelo" cocktail

Flashback Spirit Scene: Mikelangelo makes us a “Mikelangelo” cocktail

Do you miss going out? We do. While we're all in lockdown we're looking back at some of the best ...
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Flashback Spirit Scene: Raised By Eagles make us a Whiskey Sour

Flashback Spirit Scene: Raised By Eagles make us a Whiskey Sour

Do you miss going out? We do. While we're all in lockdown we're looking back at some of the best ...
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Q &A Scene: Helena Pekar - My Lola-Love of my Life

Q &A Scene: Helena Pekar – My Lola-Love of my Life

Tell me about the writing process and how you came to write this book. I used to write books all ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1947 Gibson L-7

Vintage Guitar Scene: 1947 Gibson L-7

Everyone remembers their first time. This was mine. Attending an auction to bid for a guitar. The occasion was the ...
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Review Scene: Blues Portrait by Pauline Bailey

Review Scene: Blues Portrait by Pauline Bailey

Pauline Bailey Blues Portrait: a profile of the Australian blues scene 2019 The blues. By its very nature this genre ...
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Feature Scene: Video Premiere: #MeToo ~ MOLER

Feature Scene: Video Premiere: #MeToo ~ MOLER

Me Too is the follow up single to Moler’s blitzkrieg cover of the Moe Tucker song “Work”. It’s haunting – ...
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Feature Scene: Video Premiere - Beachwood

Feature Scene: Video Premiere – Beachwood

The effortlessly cool Beachwood have announced two singles God Only Knows and Marbles (out tomorrow, October 25).  Their compelling, hypnotic brand of electro pop ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1954 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top

Vintage Guitar Scene: 1954 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top

1954 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top (Serial Number 4 0809) I first saw this guitar in Sydney in 1984 whilst ...
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Literary Scene: Kim Volkman: For Those That Dance with the Skeleton – a book of short stories

Literary Scene: Kim Volkman: For Those That Dance with the Skeleton – a book of short stories

BookPod 2019 How to begin writing about Kim Volkman’s second autobiographical publication other than to use a metaphor? Think of the mind ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1957 Danelectro U2 Green

Vintage Guitar Scene: 1957 Danelectro U2 Green

I had been looking for something other than either a Fender or Gibson guitar to use mainly for recording. I ...
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Video Scene: Exclusive behind the scenes of Apache by Martin Cilia

Video Scene: Exclusive behind the scenes of Apache by Martin Cilia

Today we have an new release from our own Martin Cilia - his version of Apache from the album Shadowman ...
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Feature Scene: Soundcloud Premiere: MOLER's new single, WORK!

Feature Scene: Soundcloud Premiere: MOLER’s new single, WORK!

After awildysuccessful reunion show in late 2018, Melbourne rockersMolerare back on the scene with new music for the first time ...
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Feature Scene: Australian Premiere: A Place To Bury Strangers Fuzz Club Session

Feature Scene: Australian Premiere: A Place To Bury Strangers Fuzz Club Session

For over a decade Brooklyn’s A Place To Bury Strangers have been dealing in pure sonic destruction. Famously lauded as ...
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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1962 Gibson ES-175D

Vintage Guitar Scene: 1962 Gibson ES-175D

Gibson ES-175D 1962 (S.N. 80158) I’d been quietly looking for one of these guitars for years and was very happy ...
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