ISSUE #104 - Jul / Aug 2014
Welcome to the Australian Guitar Magazine CD ROM.
Each issue we bring you video interviews with Australian and International artists, sample tracks, guitar video tutorials and style studies complete with tablature and backing tracks. There's also information on some of the latest guitar gear, and we have some great new features to be added in the coming issues.
In the extras section you will find the tab and audio files that support the tutorials published in the printed magazine.
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Steve talks to Dr. Martin Taylor, MBE the multi-award winning guitarist, composer, educator and musical innovator. Filmed backstage at the basement Sydney, this two part interview features footage from Martin's live performance during his 2014 Australian Tour.
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Steve Balbi played bass in the hit-making Australian band Noiseworks, and was also in Electric Hippies along with fellow Noiseworks member Justin Stanley.
In the mid to late 70's, prior to Noiseworks, Steve was the bass guitarist for a blues/funk rock band called Rupert B. He also had a 5 year stint with Kevin Borich and currently fronts a reformed Mi-Sex.
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Will Thakray is a young guitarist to be watched and one we will no doubt hear more of in the future. This video is a short performance clip from 'The Satriani Sessions' show early this year.
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Steve presents an ongoing series covering slide guitar techniques. Inc. backing tracks and tab. This segment is a Derek Trucks style study.
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Each issue Steve presents a tutorial based on the style of a "Master of Rock Guitar". Included are backing tracks and tablature.
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A question often asked is "How do you improvise?".
This issue is part 3 in the Style of the song 'Spain'. Includes tab, solo & backing tracks.
Improvising ... »
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