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WATCH: GABY MORENO 2022 AUSTRALIAN INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 20, 2022

Grammy-winning Guatemala born, US based folk singer Gaby Moreno returns to Australia for the first time since 2019 to appear at Womadelaide and play some other dates. Gaby’s music is a seamless blend of folk, soul and blues delivered in both English Spanish, and French and Portuguese. Among Gaby’s many achievements…

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WATCH: DOG TRUMPET – REG & PETE INTERVIEW 2022

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 19, 2022

The band Dog Trumpet was created in 1990 as a side project by Mental As Anything members Pete and Chris O’Doherty. Chris of course, is more widely known as Reg Mombassa. In 2000 the brothers left the Mentals to concentrate on Dog Trumpet and their visual art projects. Dog Trumpet…

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WATCH: FENDER TERRY KATH TELECASTER – MICHELLE KATH INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Electric Guitars, Gear, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 12, 2022

Today, Fender released the Limited Edition Terry Kath Telecaster® honouring the legendary “Chicago” guitar player’s legacy with a collectible, limited run guitar created by the esteemed Fender Custom Shop. The ‘Shop’ is distinctly honoured to pay tribute to such an acclaimed pioneer by recreating Kath’s custom Telecaster® guitar—which was played…

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WATCH: ELVIS COSTELLO – ‘THE BOY NAMED IF’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 11, 2022

What did you do during the pandemic? How did you cope? It’s a question people often ask you. If you’re asking Elvis Costello, he’ll tell you he has managed to release an album titled ‘Hey Clockface’, a french language EP ‘La Face de Pendule à Coucou’ – featuring the voices…

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TIM ROGERS & PETER ‘BLACKIE’ BLACK – THE HARD-ONS INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 21, 2021

One of Australia’s most loved and influential bands from the mid-‘80s through to now, the Hard-Ons came out of the multicultural South-West Sydney suburb Punchbowl and quickly won a large following nationally with their irreverent attitude and catchy, noisy high energy sound. Now in 2021, The Hard-Ons have added acclaimed…

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ROADIE ASSOCIATION’S ‘PIGGY’ PEEL TALKS DESK TAPE SERIES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 16, 2021

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips chats with Ian ‘Piggy’ Peel, co-founder of the Australian Road Crew Association about what ARCA is and what it does. They also discuss the wonderful ARCA Desk Tape Series, which features classic live soundtracks recorded from venues across Australia and Internationally, which are now available…

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WATCH: LACHY ROSE – COUSIN TONY’S BRAND NEW FIREBIRD INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 7, 2021

There’s a rich history of Melbourne bands building a loyal following over several years, playing residencies at small clubs and gigging constantly. COUSIN TONY’S BRAND NEW FIREBIRD is one of those. They’re an alternative rock band from the inner city of Melbourne, Australia. Evolving out of the music communities and…

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WATCH: PAUL KELLY INTERVIEW – MOST RESPECTED MUSICIAN POLL 2021 RESULTS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 2, 2021

In November this year, Australian Musician teamed up with Noise11.com for a readers’ poll to find out who is Australia’s and the world’s Most Respected Musician. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips and Noise11’s Paul Cashmere catch up via zoom to discuss the poll results, which reveal that Paul Kelly is Australia’s…

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WATCH: PHIL PARA – THE ‘WOODSTOCK RELIVED ’22’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 22, 2021

Woodstock was one of the most iconic Music Festivals ever held. The artists who performed are recognised as legends of their generation and their music lives on to this very day. Now Melbourne has the opportunity to relive some of the memorable performances from Woodstock with a one-day Festival, “WOODSTOCK…

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PHIL TURCIO: ‘THE QUIET’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 22, 2021

Accomplished Melbourne-based keyboard player, composer, producer, arranger, Phil Turcio sports a resume which would be the envy of any musician. His credits are too many to list in total but include the likes of – Hugh Jackman, Olivia Newton John, John Farnham, Guy Sebastian, Jimmy Barnes, Vanessa Amorosi, Gary Pinto, Jessica…

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