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BLACK SUMMER: A Q&A WITH A CUP OF TEA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 8, 2019

Electronic music wunderkind Black Summer has announced his new, heartwrenching single Double Edge, featuring Australian vocalist Aston, out now. To celebrate, he found a comfy couch, a cup of tea and answered a few questions for us. The young artist, otherwise known as Rhys Toms, has also dropped a breathtaking…

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SIX QUIX WITH ANNA SMYRK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 7, 2019

Singer songwriter Anna Smyrk took time out from her ‘Swim’ EP tour preparations to answer Six Quix for us Anna Smyrk has come a long way since growing up on a lavender farm in Central Victoria. She has toured widely across Australia over the last few years (including appearances at…

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SIX QUIX WITH THE VANNS

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

Having spent years on the road and in-studio, evolving and finessing an indie rock sound that has become synonymous with an irresistible live presence and charm, The VANNS have channeled all the lessons learned and talent grown into their much-anticipated debut album, Through The Walls. In the midst of the…

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IN-STORE with BEACHWOOD at MANNYS/STORE DJ, NTH FITZROY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 31, 2019

Today we bring you the first episode our new series called ‘In-Store’, a video feature in which we interview fabulous musicians inside reputable musical instrument stores. First up we sit down with Melbourne-based electro-pop duo Beachwood inside Mannys/Store DJ at 161-163 St Georges Rd North Fitzroy, Victoria. Beachwood is an…

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SIX QUIX WITH SOLOMON CROOK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 30, 2019

Enigmatic composer and performer Solomon Crook has announced his new single The Day I Thought About Dying, an immensely powerful track that will prompt the listener to consider the mark they will leave on the world once they’ve left it. The single is out now. Solomon Crook also found time…

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CHRISTONE ‘KINGFISH’ INGRAM: BLUESFEST 2020 INTERVIEW

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

Twenty year old blues guitar prodigy Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram is heading to Australia next year to perform at Bluesfest. AM editor Greg Phillips recently caught up with Kingfish on the phone to chat about his career, gear and his trip downunder for Bluesfest. Although most of the major blues legends…

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JACOBS RUN: MICHAEL JACOBS TALKS DEBUT ALBUM & GEAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 23, 2019

Jacobs Run is Michael Jacobs (vocals/guitar), Peter Curigliano (bass/vocals), and Fabian Bucci (drums/vocals). As their biography states, “Jacobs Run isn’t your typical wet-behind-the-ears indie debut act. The three members – have been playing in various bands around Melbourne for quite a few years. In fact they’ve been in several previous…

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BAD//DREEMS: THE ‘DOOMSDAY BALLET’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 21, 2019

“It’s pretty weird, none of us have ever been in a band where we have had two albums to choose from and now we have three, so it will be interesting having too many songs,” Bad//Dreems guitarist Alex Cameron tells me as he contemplates the set list for the band’s…

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SIX QUIX WITH THE GREAT EMU WAR CASUALTIES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 20, 2019

The concept seemed simple enough … six questions, six quick answers! The Great Emu War Casualties present their own variation on the theme. However, they most certainly do have a fab, fun new single “Gimme Gimme Shimmy Shimmy” which you need to check out! “We were in the Netherlands for…

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SIX QUIX WITH ALISTER TURRILL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 18, 2019

Ahead of his Darebin Music Feast gig at 6pm on Friday 25 October at Wesley Anne, Alister Turrill goes Six Quix with us! It would be a generalisation to group Queenscliff’s Alister Turrill with other young roots players. His playing style blends a true form of blues with complex song…

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