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HEART’S NANCY WILSON ON SHE ROCKS, SOLO ALBUM AND GEAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 18, 2021

Nancy Wilson is one of the most celebrated rock goddesses in contemporary music history. A guitar virtuoso from the age of 9, Nancy (and her sister Ann) lead the multi-platinum rock group Heart, with 35 million records sold. Nancy is revered as an ingenious guitar player and as a gifted lead…

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WATCH: CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA TALKS SHE ROCKS, ALBUM & GEAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 17, 2021

Cindy Blackman Santana is a virtuoso drummer whose artistry spans the realms of jazz and rock. As a bandleader and as a musician, Cindy is a sound innovator with a passion for pushing creative boundaries and exploring movement and change. She is as known for the nuances and colours she…

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DALICADOS JAMES LOMAS & FIONA LEE MAYNARD INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 14, 2021

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips caught up with Dalicados’ James Lomas and Fiona Lee Maynard to chat about the band and the creation of their debut album Nevermore   In December 2020, the band released Nevermore, their debut 9 track album featuring eight Lomas originals and a cover (Marcos Huet…

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WATCH: W7LF: THE ‘ALONG CAME A W7LF’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 17, 2020

Australian Musician has great pleasure in introducing you to Perth-based hip hop artist Mo Zidan aka W7LF (pronounced ‘Wolf’), who has just released his impressive debut album ‘Along Came a W7LF’. Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips recently chatted to W7LF about the album and his music journey. Mohamed ‘W7LF’ Zidan…

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AUSECUMA BEATS: BOUBACAR GAYE INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 10, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips catches up with Boubacar Gaye from 9 piece world music ensemble Ausecuma Beats to talk about Bouba’s musical roots and their new self-titled album. Ausecuma Beats are more than just a band, they are a philosophy. Led by master djembe player, Boubacar Gaye, the nine-strong…

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ZACHARY LEO: THE ‘FEELS’ EP INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 7, 2020

As Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips tells Melbourne-based funk, rock, and soul artist Zachary Leo in our recent video interview, for such a young and vibrant local artist, musically he possesses such a wise old soul. While Zachary sites modern day soul and funk artists such as Jamiroquai  and Red…

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AUNTY DONNA TALK MUSIC: Mark Bonanno & Tom Armstrong Interview

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

Comedy trio Aunty Donna exploded onto the Melbourne comedy scene in 2012 with a unique brand of surreal, fast paced, alternative sketch. Having met throughout high-school and their time at the University of Ballarat Arts Academy, Aunty Donna are a collective of creative cats dedicated to bringing the funny across all mediums:…

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CHRIS DOHENY: CAREER RETROSPECTIVE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 2, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips sat down for an in-depth zoom chat with singer, songwriter and producer Chris Doheny to talk career highlights and discuss the multitude of new releases coming out on Chris’ Diamond Dog Records label soon. The music world is littered with artists who have been chewed…

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SOMETHING FOR KATE: THE ‘MODERN MEDIEVAL’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 27, 2020

Their first album in over 8 years since 2012’s Leave Your Soul to Science, The Modern Medieval was recorded in Byron Bay by Nick DiDia (Powderfinger, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen) and mixed in Toronto by Canadian electro-pop auteur Howie Beck (Feist, Hayden, Chilly Gonzalez). An exciting, eclectic collection of songs,…

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MIKE CAMPBELL: DIRTY KNOBS ‘WRECKLESS ABANDON’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 23, 2020

  Back in September last year I was honoured to sit down with Mike Campbell, Tom Petty’s longtime songwriting partner and The Heartbreakers legendary guitarist at his Melbourne hotel. At the time Mike was on the Australian leg of the massive Fleetwood Mac world tour, which also featured fellow Mac…

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