Bunyip Guitars – Home Grown monsters!

(Editor note: Local luthier Scoey gave a quick run down on the innovative guitars he is producing. These aren't fairy stories... Scoey writes, as only he can in his colourful turn of phrase...). I was having a yarn with the BASEQ editor the other day at BASEQ jam and he said I should put some things about Bunyip guitars on paper for post hole digging's sake or something like that. So very briefly.  I worked for Fender and then Gibson last century before wandering off to become a [...]

By |2022-06-24T18:57:42+10:00June 24th, 2022|(default)|

Bender – Not the cartoon robot!

(Guitar Technical, one in an occasional series by Ross "Scoey" Colledge) While "benders" are mainly used by country players to replicate a pedal steel sound of sliding from one note to another, David Thompson recently displayed that a bender in the hands of a skilled guitarist can really do great things in the blues (it's a pity I don't have a youtube video of the event to give a link ... but if you see David Thompson playing somewhere, check him out). So what is a bender, [...]

By |2022-02-23T01:11:42+10:00February 23rd, 2022|Behind The Scenes|

Vix And The Slick Chix Go To War!

So ... you know the blues trio of Vix and The Slick Chix, and Vix's backstory involving Wiley Reed? Well .... forgive the pointlessness of doing a theatre review of a show that you've missed, but this was the second "outing" of "A Girls Guide To World War" ... and if good fortune smile on the troupe that put it on, you may get another chance. The trio of Vix and the Slick Chix feature promently in this production. Aleathea Monsour (bass in the 'Chix and [...]

By |2022-02-23T00:41:55+10:00February 22nd, 2022|(default), The Groove|