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PETER ASHER INTERVIEW: ALBERT LEE & PETER ASHER AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 14, 2019

For the first time together in Australia, music legends Peter Asher and Albert Lee will kick off their Songs & Stories tour this week, performing the hits of Peter & Gordon, Buddy Holly, the Everly Brothers and many others. We came to know Peter Asher via his 10 Top 40…

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SIX QUIX WITH THE BARREN SPINSTERS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 13, 2019

Smack bang in the middle of ‘hipster’ and homeless, The Barren Spinsters look like the plot of Pretty Woman gone wrong. The band is based in Canberra and consists of Brendon Houlahan (Vocal/Guitar) and Matt Tennant (Vocals /Drums). The band’s debut album, Ten Steps to Cynical Thinking, is now available…

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FRED ARMISEN INTERVIEW: ‘COMEDY FOR MUSICIANS BUT EVERYONE IS WELCOME’ OZ TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 12, 2019

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke to acclaimed actor and musician Fred Armisen ahead of his ‘Comedy For Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome’ Australian tour He’s a multi-award winning comedian, comedy writer, famous cast member of Saturday Night Live, co-creator of hit series Portlandia, and has featured in many major…

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WATCH: MGS 2019 – DENNIS JONES INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 8, 2019

LA-based singer, songwriter and guitar slinger, Dennis Jones played the Melbourne Guitar Show last weekend and blew everyone away with his smokin’ blues guitar licks. Dennis played his own set on the Saturday with his Melbourne-based band featuring Ben Wicks on bass and Johnny Tesoreiro on drums. He was back…

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WATCH: MGS 2019 JAKE BOWEN (PERIPHERY) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 7, 2019

Jake Bowen, guitarist from cutting-edge American metal band Periphery joins Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips at the 2019 Melbourne Guitar Show to chat about his masterclass for Ibanez Australia and his new Ibanez signature instrument—the JBM10FX, which he demonstrated at the guitar show.

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WATCH: AUGIE MARCH ‘ON THE QUIET’ TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 5, 2019

Augie March begin their ‘On The Quiet’ tour on Thursday August 8, 2019. Ahead of the tour, drummer Dave and bassist Edmondo chat with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips. Ironically, the On The Quiet tour chat took place at the not-so-quiet Melbourne Guitar Show! In 2009, when it couldn’t get…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019: SERGIO ERCOLE INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 29, 2019

Born in Florence, Italy, Sergio Ercole spent his early years in the Tuscan city where he first became enamored with the guitar. Inspired by his parents’ eclectic music tastes, Sergio had developed an interest in a wide range of music. Moving to Australia, his love for the fretted instrument grew…

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JOE BONAMASSA: 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 29, 2019

American guitar Great Joe Bonamassa was in Nashville, Tennessee, preparing for the start of his American summer tour when he phoned up Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips for a chat about his upcoming Australian tour in September. Two-time Grammy-nominated artist Joe Bonamassa is your archetypal modern day bluesman. While he’s…

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PETER HOOK: THE ‘JOY DIVISION ORCHESTRATED’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 24, 2019

It’s impossible to think of early 80s post-punk music and not remember the impact of the bands Joy Division and New Order. It’s also one of the most tragic stories in rock ‘n’ roll history. Just days before leaving for America on their first international tour and on the verge…

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SIX QUIX WITH RIVER LANE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 24, 2019

Former tradie, competitive water skier and the small South Australian town of Mannum’s first ever busker. They’re not your run of the mill biography bullet points but then again River Lane is not your standard independent Americana artist. After performing at Melbourne’s Uberfest (2016), River went on to win South…

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