12 Random Objects That a Guitar Player Can Use at a Gig Instead of a Slide

What do you do if you can’t find your trusty slide at a gig?

Believe it or not, there are several items that can be found at a bar, club, or restaurant that can serve the same purpose as a guitar slide.

Source: 12 Random Objects That a Guitar Player Can Use at a Gig Instead of a Slide

NB: This article is for all my guitarist mates out there:)

Alberts sold to German giant BMG

J Albert and Son, or Alberts, Australia’s oldest music publishing and recording company that launched the careers of the Easybeats, AC/DC and John Paul Young, has been sold to German multinational music corporation BMG.

Source: Alberts sold to German giant BMG

NB: This is certainly an end of an era…

How Adelaide Is Becoming The Most Vibrant City In Australia ♫ theMusic.com.au | Australia’s Premier Music News & Reviews Website

There seems to be a stigma surrounding the vibrancy of Adelaide’s creative energy — an underestimation the state has been using to its advantage in recent years.

While the rest of the country frantically scrambles to keep up with trends, the City Of Churches is making its own.

Source: How Adelaide Is Becoming The Most Vibrant City In Australia ♫ theMusic.com.au | Australia’s Premier Music News & Reviews Website

NB: This is Adelaide they’re talking about here people… We should be proud of the creative influence this town has on the rest of Australia:)

Coffee shop with recording studio opens in Iron River

A new storefront has recently popped up in Iron River. Interpose Studios and Contrast Coffee is a combination store with a recording studio and coffee shop.

Source: Coffee shop with recording studio opens in Iron River

NB: A recording studio in a coffee shop rather than a coffee shop in a recording studio… What a brilliant idea. What coffee shop in Adelaide do you reckon could benefit from this concept?

Music Is Almost As Important As Coffee For Monday Morning Motivation, Says New Survey – hypebot

A new Spotify Ipsos survey, conducted in the US, Australia, Brazil, France and Sweden, found that music is just as likely as caffeine to motivate people on a typical Monday

Source: Music Is Almost As Important As Coffee For Monday Morning Motivation, Says New Survey – hypebot

NB: I couldn’t agree more:)

A Music Lover’s Guide To The 2016 Federal Election

With the 2016 Federal Election happening today, the one thing that has been on the lips and minds of voters and even politicians alike is the country’s arts industry.

Source: A Music Lover’s Guide To The 2016 Federal Election

NB: No matter what happens, I hope that the arts industry is one of the main winners.

Why Some People Get ‘Skin-Gasms’ While Listening To Music

You know that feeling when you’re listening to a song and you suddenly feel a chill run up your spine or down your arms?

Source: Why Some People Get ‘Skin-Gasms’ While Listening To Music

NB: This is a really interesting article into why some people get goosebumps when listening to music and why some music causes this phenomenon.

You know you’re on a good thing when your music gives people “the chills.”