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Episode Info: Summary, Episode 17: Over the past 25 years, Michael Fix has released fifteen albums, together with several DVD’s, songbooks, singles and EPs, tours internationally each year, and has established himself as one of Australia’s finest guitarists and composers, writing evocative music for television, film and documentaries. He’s won numerous awards for his music, and is a Maton guitar endorsee (with his own signature model guitar), his guitar workshops are in high demand all over Australia and internationally. As a record producer working from his own studio in Brisbane, he is in great demand. He’s toured and recorded with a diverse range of artists, and regularly appears at festivals and concerts throughout the world. Show Notes: In this episode Michael and I talk about his philosophy, his approach to guitar, technique, stage sound and more. (Time stamps are for audio version of the podcast.) 3:20 How Michael got started with guitar 6:21 Motivation from real life lessons 7:41 His advice – find a teacher who inspires 8:12 Danger of Youtube “only” learning 17:53 Listening to Chet, Jerry & Merle records with Tommy Emmanuel 19:18 Music Track: Tangalooma Sunset 22:10 Michael talks about his technical approach 28:21 Michael tour – the Acoustic Guitar Spectacular 32:20 His life as a composer & producer for film, music libraries and more 46:26 Michael talks about Maton Guitars & hios signature model 53:22 I ask Michael about his live sound setup 55:46 Michael’s best advice for musicians 1:04:19 Michael’s Austrian (EU) Summer Workshop (Aug 2019) 1:08:22 Music Track: Coppertown Blues Michael’s Links: Michael on Facebook Michael on Youtube Michael on Twitter Michael plays “Tangalooma Susnset” Michael plays “Coppertown Blues” Michael plays “Spaces (Without You)” Michael’s Upcoming Austrian Workshop About the Podcast Ask me a question for the podcast Q & A episodes HERE - Like, join friend us on the Facebook podcast page Check out the complete episode playlist here Never Miss an Episode - Subscribe NOW! Subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher or Google Play! The post FGH-0017: Interview with Michael Fix – Australian Guitar Virtuoso appeared first on Adam Rafferty. ...
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