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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: JIMI HOCKING – BLUES ROULETTE EP INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 20, 2020

Created by Melbourne-based blues bass warrior Ben Wicks, the Blues Roulette concept has become a Melbourne Blues Institution. Offering an always solid rhythm section, Blues Roulette invites special guest artists from all over Australia to join them for a night (or sometimes arvo) of spontaneous, infectious blues jamming. Earlier in…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: TONY FAEHSE (JO JO ZEP + THE FALCONS)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 19, 2020

Tony Faehse’s professional music life began in the 60s in Adelaide with the bands Village Eyes & Music Express. Enjoying playing music in bands but seeking brighter musical pastures, Tony and his wife headed to the UK in the 70s, where soon after he joined British pop star Alvin Stardust’s…

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EXCLUSIVE: NILE RODGERS TALKS ACOUSTASONICS, HITMAKER STRAT, INXS + CARS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 15, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips was thrilled to catch up with multiple Grammy Award-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist NILE RODGERS to chat about a range of topics including: the work ethic of recording, his Hitmaker Strat, his views on the Fender Acoustasonic Strat, working with INXS, selling his cars…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: OPAL OCEAN ‘THE HADAL ZONE’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 15, 2020

Ahead of the release of their new album tomorrow, Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with Alex and Nadav of Melbourne-based exotic guitar duo OPAL OCEAN to discuss the creation of their new recording The Hadal Zone and the gear they used to make it On October 16 Melbourne-based exotic…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: PSEUDO ECHO’S BRIAN CANHAM

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 13, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips chats with Pseudo Echo’s Brian Canham to reminisce about the band’s past, discuss the fabulous new album After Party and the gear he used to create it. Our After Party afterthoughts … Brian Canham and his band project Pseudo Echo have always made a quality…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: JOACHIM COODER

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 9, 2020

Australian Music editor Greg Phillips chats with Joachim Cooder about his new album Over That Road I’m Bound, interpretations of songs by country music pioneer Uncle Dave Macon, as well as discussing playing electric mbira and more. On his Nonesuch Records debut, Over That Road I’m Bound, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: JESSICA LYNN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 8, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips catches up with Jessica Lynn, New York-based country crossover singer songwriter and longtime friend of our online magazine to chat about life in lockdown, her new single and more Rising New York-based country crossover singer songwriter Jessica Lynn has released her latest single ‘Love Me…

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EXCLUSIVE: TROY VAN LEEUWEN (QOTSA) SIGNATURE JAZZMASTER INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 6, 2020

In this exclusive interview, Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips chats with Troy Van Leeuwen about his new Fender Signature Jazzmaster, his pandemic year, 2021 plans and more. From Failure to A Perfect Circle, Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal, Puscifer and many others, Troy Van Leeuwen’s multi-instrumental…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: DINO JAG

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 1, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with South Australian vocalist, singer, songwriter and producer Dino Jag to chat about his infectious new single ‘Can’t Stand Still’, his gear and his work with the Weekend Warriors program. South Australian music identity Dino Jag first launched onto the international music arena in…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: ANDREW FARRISS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 1, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with Australian songwriting legend Andrew Farriss about his new EP Love Makes The World (out October 2). As the main songwriter and a founding member of iconic Australian pop rock band INXS, Andrew Farriss and his band mates shared the success of more than 50…

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