New Video: End of Summer from Going to Kaleponi

January 7, 2017

This is a drive down West Coast Hwy, Perth, Western Australia. Starting just north of Hillarys Boat Harbour and heading south, ending with sunset at Cottesloe Beach. Growing up in Perth, especially in the 80s […]

1972 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster

November 1, 2016

1972 Fender Stratocaster, Sunburst (SN 372123) I got my first electric guitar around the age of 13, it was a Teisco “Top 10” in red. My father swapped a nice mantlepiece style radio for it. I […]

Fender Telecaster blond 1956

September 27, 2016

(Serial Number 22600) Telecasters from the fifties are the Holy Grails of Telecasters – especially black guards – more on that in a minute. I’d been looking for a maple board fifties Fender Telecaster for some […]

Mentals in New Zealand

September 21, 2016

Last weekend I travelled with Mental As Anything to New Zealand’s south island to play a gig at the Snapafest Festival. This was in Nelson, which is known for its fishing industry. At Wellington airport […]

New 5 track EP available now – Sleep Walk

July 28, 2016

This is the latest release from Australia’s King of the Surf Guitar. These are five exciting instrumental recordings including a solid version of the Santo & Johnny classic tune Sleep Walk. All songs written by […]

Revelation Martin Cilia Custom, Fiesta Red

July 1, 2016

Some time in 2015 I received an email from Alan Entwhistle, an English guitar designer/builder, saying that he would like to make me a guitar and what would I like? Alan has long respected history […]

Fender Jazz Bass 1965

June 1, 2016

Fender Jazz Bass 1965 (candy apple red) serial number 118999 Fender Jazz basses from the 60’s are hard to come by here in Australia and I had been looking for one for sometime when I […]

Gibson Chet Atkins CE nylon string 1982

May 8, 2016

Gibson Chet Atkins CE Guitar (Natural Color) Classical Acoustic Electric, made in 1982 s/n 82462555 I bought this guitar in Perth, Western Australia in the 80s, I’m the second owner. I  found this guitar lurking at […]

China, Part 3 – the gig

March 13, 2016

Read: Part 1 & Part 2 After an afternoon sound check to acclimatize ourselves with the hire gear we would be using that night, it’s back to our hotel room for a little rest before dinner. We […]

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