Gibson SG Junior 1967 White

October 1, 2015

1967 White Gibson SG Junior (Serial Number 000000) Around the start of the 2000s I walked into a ‘famous’ Sydney guitar shop and all the guys were crowded around this guitar, it had just come […]

2014 Gigs

December 31, 2014

Sunday 26th January 2014 Australia Day Cronulla Beach NSW (with Mental As Anything) Friday 21st February 2014 VAT 2 Bunbury Bunbury WA (with Mental As Anything) Friday 28th February Twilight concert series Taronga Zoo Sydney, […]

Gibson Les Paul 1958 Gold Top

December 1, 2014

1958 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top (Serial Number 8 1113) Ok take a deep breath… This is about as good as it gets… This one guitar literally cost me – a 1957 Stratocaster, 1964 Stratocaster, […]

Gibson ES335 1964 Cherry Red

November 1, 2014

1964 Gibson ES335 Red (Serial Number 70664) I’ll start off by saying that this is one of the best sounding guitars ever. A big wrap I know, but it’s true. I’d previously owned several Gibson […]

Fender Bass VI 1961 White

September 1, 2014

1961 Fender Bass VI (Serial Number 70174) Original Sixties Fender Bass VI’s are not very common here in Australia. I found this one in a guitar shop on Coogee Bay Road (not far from where […]

Burns Double Six 1965 Green Burst

August 1, 2014

1965 Burns Double Six (green burst) (Serial Number 11052) I bought this guitar around 1990 from the original owner. They had bought it new and played in a band for a few months then retired […]

Gretsch Country Gentleman 6120 1963

July 1, 2014

1963 Gretsch Country Gentleman 6120 (serial number 71919) I was looking for one of these for a while and when this one came up I played it and liked its vibe. Also the binding was […]

Gibson J-200N 1962 Blonde

July 1, 2014

1962 Gibson J-200N – Blonde (Serial Number 61298) I was always in awe of Gibson J200 guitars. I first saw and heard the one that was used on The Shadows version of Apache. That guitar […]

Newsletter: June 2014 – PBC gig Friday night

June 1, 2014

Petersham Bowling Club – Friday night Just a reminder that I’m putting on an Instrumental Surf Rock night at the Petersham Bowling Club on Friday night. Tickets are only $10 at the door. Playing times: […]

This year so far

May 30, 2014

I’ve been enjoying traveling around Australia playing guitar with legendary Australian band Mental As Anything. The last few weeks we’ve been in Queensland and Southern NSW. In June we have gigs around New South Wales […]

Newsletter: May 2014 – May & June News

May 1, 2014

I’ve been enjoying traveling around Australia playing guitar with legendary Australian band Mental As Anything. The last two weeks we’ve been in Queensland. In June we have gigs around New South Wales and in July […]

Martin 00-17 1935 Mahogany

May 1, 2014

Martin 00-17 acoustic 1935  (Serial Number 59005) For a few years back in the late 80s I had a regular Thursday night gig at The Parkerville Tavern near Perth, Western Australia. It was a very […]

Fender Stratocaster 1958 Fiesta Red

April 1, 2014

1958 Fender Stratocaster (Serial Number 024609) This is the guitar I like to play at home, it has a great unplugged sound and I have written many songs on it. I got this guitar around […]

Fender Stratocaster 1972 Black

March 1, 2014

1972 Fender Stratocaster Black (Serial Number 355735) This is my “Richie Blackmore” influenced strat. It’s an all original early 1972 model in custom colour Black. Features include – 3 way pickup selector switch, staggered pole […]

Mrs Moto Video

February 19, 2014

When I brought my band to California from Australia last year I had plans to record a film clip of Mrs Moto, from my 2013 album “Going to Kaleponi“, hopefully with Paul Johnson. I ran […]

Video of Bombora at KFJC Radio

February 1, 2014

Watch a video of Martin playing live at KFJC radio in San Fransisco. This is Bombora like you’ve never heard it before!

Gibson Les Paul 1954 Gold Top

February 1, 2014

1954 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top (Serial Number 4 0809) I first saw this guitar in Sydney in 1984 whilst touring with a band from Perth, Western Australia. It was the ‘cleanest’ vintage Gibson Les […]

Newsletter: February News

February 1, 2014

When I brought my band to California from Australia last year I had plans to record a film clip of Mrs Moto, from my 2013 album “Going to Kaleponi“, hopefully with Paul Johnson. Paul was […]

Mrs Moto video featuring Paul Johnson

January 26, 2014

When I brought my band to California from Australia last year I had plans to record a film clip of Mrs Moto, from my 2013 album “Going to Kaleponi”, hopefully with Paul Johnson. I ran […]