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Also the home of Mat Creedon's
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The latest Ribbon Device sitar garage rock tune "Dont Believe in Christmas" featuring Richie 1250. http://ping.fm/P2uH5
The latest Ribbon Device sitar garage rock tune "Dont Believe in Christmas" featuring Richie 1250.
http://ping.fm/lU08x

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

This is a very sobering video. Watch it if you dare. You have to ask yourself "What on earth would I have done had this happened to me? "
http://ping.fm/yu8Hq

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Ribbon Device are playing a intimate gig at Bar 303 this Sunday the 30th of Oct at 3:45pm 303 High St Northcote as apart of the songwriters collective. For more information you can check out www.303.net.au

Thursday, October 13, 2011

To celebrate our Sitar Garage rock EP release you can down load it free from The Ribbon Device website. Follow the link and click on the pic of the pretty girl.
http://ping.fm/u6JPZ

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Ribbon Device is playing live on Stone Love PBS 106.7FM this Friday evening 5-7pm
http://ping.fm/ELAwZ

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The Ribbon Device are playing live on the Aum Show this Sat the 8th of Oct 10:30pm - Midnight (AEST)
http://ping.fm/Bx6YT
Hosted by you favorite DJ savior RA
KISS FM MELBOURNE - 87.6 | 87.8 | 87.9 | 88.0
http://ping.fm/EgZto

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Sitar garage rock EP launch "The Innocent Gun Sessions Vol.1"

Hi All,

Spring is here at last along with up & down crazy Melbourne weather. Here is the latest TRD news.

We are proud to release our first Sitar garage rock EP titled "The Innocent Gun Sessions Vol.1"

1000 Sitars Wide
The Man Who Sold the World
Liberty Valence featuring Richie 1250
Sleep Walk featuring Rose Turtle Ertler
Paint it, Black

To celebrate this release we will be doing a EP launch on Saturday the 15th of Oct at The Empress Hotel 714 Nicholson St Fitzroy North

Copies of the EP will only be available on the night.
The Latest Ribbon Device Newsletter
Sitar Garage Rock EP Launch
Saturday 15th Oct @ The Empress Hotel
714 Nicholson St Fitzroy Nth
http://ping.fm/7bYT6

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Here is the latest "Ribbon Device" garage rock Sitar original "A Thousand Sitars Wide" http://ping.fm/7AJb7

Monday, September 5, 2011

"Okay everybody, line up in alphabetical order according to your height."

—Casey Stengel

Saturday, September 3, 2011

"You do not have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body."
-C.S Lewis

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Brilliant talk really worth listening to!
"Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity"
http://ping.fm/Sz3U8

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.
Andy Warhol

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

VIRUS ALERT! Do not open any message with an attachment called: INVITATION FACEBOOK, regardless of who sent it. It is a virus that opens an Olympic Torch which burns your computer hard disc! This virus will be received from someone you have in your address book. If you receive a mail called: INVITATION FACEBOOK - DO NOT OPEN IT - DELETE IT. It's getting harder to justify staying on Facebook isn't it?! Cut, copy & paste to you status update!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Something I made a while ago.
Recycle old CD cases with The Ribbon Device
http://ping.fm/Ilbtc

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Tonight I’m going to put twenty dollars under my pillow in hopes that the tooth fairy will leave me some teeth.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

I think I would like to try this : D
Rice Experiment-Masaru Emoto RESULTS
http://ping.fm/q3TLL

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The Ribbon Device Newsletter
we are back again to chase the winter blues away with the latest Youtube Sitar Garage Rock covers & gig news.
http://ping.fm/mKvcr
Hi All,

we are back again to chase the winter blues away with the latest Youtube Sitar Garage Rock covers & gig news.

We were lucky enough to land some special guests for these covers, including the smooth talking & singing
Richie 1250 (PBS Fm Stonelove)
&
Multi instrumentalist extrodinare
Rose Turtle Ertler

So please take sometime out of your busy day to be entertained by some very talented musicians.

The Man Who Sold the World
Liberty Valence Richie 1250
Sleep Walk Rose Turtle Ertler
Paint it, Black

If you are a musician, film makers, photographers artists etc... & would like to be apart of this
project please

drop me line, special guests are most welcome!

Gig News

The Ribbon Device will be playing Grump's Green 125 Smith St Collingwood Vic this Sunday the 31st of July at 7pm. Playing a mixture of originals & Sitar covers.

Also the Ribbon Device is now taking gig bookings, so if you would like us play your next house party etc... feel free to drop us a line

Please email me about any enquiries: mat@theribbondevice.com

Cheese Mat

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Here is the latest "Ribbon Device" garage rock Sitar cover "Sleep Walk" featuring "Rose Turtle Ertler" http://ping.fm/0gpJq

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Here is our latest The Ribbon Device garage rock Sitar cover "The Man who sold World" http://ping.fm/zycd5

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Save a tree.  Eat a beaver.
We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them.  We say we love trees, yet we cut them down.  And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved.

Monday, July 4, 2011

They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.  ~James G. Watt, quoted in Newsweek, 8 March 1982
Newspapers:  dead trees with information smeared on them.  ~Horizon, "Electronic Frontier"
A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.  ~American Proverb
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.  ~Bill Vaughn

Friday, July 1, 2011

Here is our latest The Ribbon Device garage rock Sitar cover
"The Man who shot Liberty Valance" featuring Richie 1250 http://ping.fm/kNq4A

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Sunday, June 19, 2011

The Ribbon Device is taking cover song requests, please let me know what you would like us to cover on the sitar. Here is our latest "Paint it, Black" http://ping.fm/MrVrP

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

On the 13th of June (Queens birthday) The Ribbon Device will be performing their "Sitar Garage Rock Covers" show at The Empress Hotel 714 Nicholson Street Fitzroy Nth 3068, Victoria, Australia
Hear The Ribbon Device playing 9 to 5 (Dolly Parton) on the sitar, live on 3CR 885fm today from 12-1pm on the show Roominations. You can listen in here: http://ping.fm/Vf8ur

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Things are either devolving towards, or evolving from , nothingness.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Music equipment: if you bought something and it didn't work you would send it back. Now if you got the replacement and if it didn't work as well, what would you think? I dont know what Im doing, the product is crap, or something else?

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

I think I need to clone myself or maybe add some extra arms and legs.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Vocal take 113: A poorly executed good idea is always better than well executed bad idea.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

The Ribbon Device is taking cover song requests, please let me know what you would like us to cover on the sitar. Here is our latest "Love will tear us apart" by Joy Division http://ping.fm/HnJzW

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Should Ronald McDonald Retire
Hundreds of doctors have backed a campaign to get McDonald's to stop marketing junk food to kids and retire its corporate symbol Ronald McDonald, publishing an open letter in major US newspapers.
http://ping.fm/Cp22Y
Ronald McDonald told to retire, 20 years to late but about bloody time!
http://ping.fm/CKqL1

Saturday, April 30, 2011

The Ribbon Device is taking cover song requests, please let me know what you would like us to cover on the sitar. Here is our latest "Local & or General" by the Models http://ping.fm/zmBw2

Friday, April 29, 2011

Im thinking of calling the next Ribbon Device Album "A gaggle of geese, a murder of crows, a ute of bogans" What do you think?
All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are set to 4:20.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Someone on earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Sunday, April 24, 2011

The Ribbon Device is taking cover song requests, please let me know what you would like us to cover on the sitar. Here our latest "Bang Bang my baby shot me down" http://ping.fm/dsidu

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Happy Easter from The Ribbon Device

Here's hoping the Easter bunny comes through for
you!

This year we have under taken a new project of recording covers on the sitar and posting them on YouTube. The plan is to do a new song each week,
fingers crossed!

The aim is to connect with our fans and we would love to hear your requests! Please email me what song you would like us to cover and we will do our best not to screw it up! Email your requests to mat@theribbondevice.com

If you are a musician and would like to be apart of this
project please drop me line, special guests are most welcome!

Here is the list of songs we have done so far.


Please email me about any enquiries, or
if you want to be taken off the newsletter list.

Cheese Mat�

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Ribbon Device is taking cover song requests, please let me know what you would like us to cover on the sitar. Here our latest "Over The Rainbow" http://ping.fm/8pnXG

Monday, April 18, 2011

best book Ive read for a long while "Sweet Poison" why sugar makes us fat by David Gillespie. I always knew that low fat food was crap and this explains why.
http://ping.fm/fNDy5

Friday, April 8, 2011

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Mosquitoes prefer children to adults and blondes to brunettes.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

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The Ribbon Device is taking cover song requests, please let me know what you would like us to cover on the sitar. Here our latest Crowded house "Weather with You" http://ping.fm/AOZnW

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Ribbon Device is taking cover song requests, please let me know what you would like us to cover on the sitar. Here is an example: Imagine by John Lennon http://ping.fm/livod

Monday, March 28, 2011

Latest Ribbon Device sitar cover, Mith this one is for you! The Police, "King of Pain" http://ping.fm/2kVjq

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Forward this message to at least 8 other people...... and you will get.....


Fuck all!


That's right, Fuck all.


You won't get good luck or a nice surprise, 5 grand or a holiday in Jamaica , just, Fuck all..... it's true...... it works.....!


I sent it and I got........



Fuck all



Don't break the chain! It's the only one of these things that actually works!

So send it and get, Fuck all. It's brilliant!
Fact: Most toilets flush in Eb.
Fact: The Amazon rainforest producers over a fifth of the world's oxygen supply.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Comic book art No.2 for The Ribbon Device song "Na na na" by Shane Van Den Akker. Enjoy!

http://ping.fm/ZaTDx

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Comic book art for The Ribbon Device song "Every Bodies Gonna Fry" by shane Van Den Akker. Enjoy!
http://ping.fm/eE5KL

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

We are currently taking song requests, if you would like us badly cover a song please drop me an email or leave a comment. cheese Mat
mat@theribbondevice.com

Here is us destroying "My Girl" with a sitar
http://ping.fm/1gYFs
True fact: In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart never says "Play it again, Sam."

Monday, February 7, 2011

Check out the film clip for the song "Dawn" by The Ribbon Device. Its so epic only my foot made the cut!
Sorry to those who have already read this and are bored, I will say no more.
http://ping.fm/YCfGW
Latest Ribbon Device Film Cilp "Out to Sea"
Sorry to those who are bored of this message.
http://ping.fm/0atqv

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Amazing true fact: New Zealand was the first country to allow women to vote.

Friday, February 4, 2011

I like to think Im pretty bullet proof, but I just watched the movie "127 hours" and I nearly vomited! Best flick Ive seen in a long time!!!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Check out the latest Ribbon Device film clip,
Its so big & epic only my foot fitted into the camera angle!
http://ping.fm/9SmpM

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Monday, January 24, 2011

My Blackberry Is Not Working! - The One Ronnie, Preview - BBC One, funny stuff!
http://ping.fm/bLmY2

Thursday, January 13, 2011