2010 News

New Revenge tab for download
Under the Hood has now been added. Others already online include: 1963,Mermaid Beach, Freakout, Reverb Beach Flight of the Surf Guitar, Black Jaguar & Surfride. Check back regularly for new ones.

Newsletter: Instromania
27th May 2010
I’ll be playing in Melbourne at Instromania on the Queen’s birthday long weekend. If you’re in town it would be good to see you there. Read more…

Instrumentally Disturbed
Martin plays guitar on two songs on the recently released album “Instrumentally Disturbed” by Ben Rogers Instrumental Asylum, “e-Game” and “Last Coffee on Union Road” check out the cd at http://www.benrogers.com.au/

Newsletter: New Instromania gigs
30th July 2010
This Instromania will be a mini one with two bands and a brand new support act. There are 3 great venues booked in Melbourne & Geelong.  It will be myself and Ben Rogers’ Instrumental Asylum. (You can read more about them on the Instromania website.) Those of you that saw the previous Instromania will know how much fun we had last time.  Please book ahead, we’d hate you to miss out. Read more…

July 2010: 3 new Instromania gigs announced. Find out more at Instromania.com.au. Check out the Instromania gallery.

Martin at Instromania
Instromania is taking place in Melbourne on the 12th of June. Martin will be headlining. Find out more at Instromania.com.au

Martin on ABC radio
Martin & John Hall were interviewed by Richard Stubbs on ABC radio on the 4th of June about Instromania. Listen to Richard’s interview with Martin & John (as well as a cracking live performance of ‘Bombora’) here .

Newsletter: Instromania is this weekend
17 Aug 2010
Just a reminder about the Instromania gigs this weekend. I hope you can come along. Read more… 

Return of the Jaguar
The story of how the guitar used on “Revenge of the Surf Guitar” was reunited with its former owner after 40 years. Read the story here.

Gallery of the Atlantics: The Basement
The Altantics launched the “Live at Freshwater” DVD at The Basement in Sydney on the 19th of January. See a gallery of photos from the night.

Reviews of The Odd One Out
Read some reviews of the Odd One Out, including a 4/4 star review by English Instro mag New Gandy Dancer.

Atlantics: The Basement – 19th Jan 2010
The Altantics are launching the “Live at Freshwater” DVD at The Basement in Sydney on the 19th of January. More info.

Guitar Heroes: Melbourne – January 2010
If you’re in Melbourne come along and see Martin along with Phil Emmanuel, Bob Spencer, Dennis Wilson & Phil Manning at 4 shows. For more details and booking links click here.