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MIKE ELRINGTON: THE ‘AFTERSHOCK’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 18, 2020

Mike Elrington is a gifted and powerful singer songwriter with incredible guitar skills. Standing at almost two metres tall, delivering his signature, gut-wrenching vocals like an instrument all on its own, very few people forget a performance from this man. The commitment to his live shows and the well-earned reputation…

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THE STOOGES’ JAMES WILLIAMSON & RADIO BIRDMAN’S DENIZ TEK  

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 18, 2020

Legendary punk/proto-punk guitar heroes, Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer James Williamson of Iggy & The Stooges, and ARIA Hall of Famer Deniz Tek of Radio Birdman, have joined forces for a brand new, odds-defying studio album, Two To One, set to be released September 18 by Cleopatra Records. The album features…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: CAMPBELL BURNS (VACATIONS) TALKS FOREVER IN BLOOM

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

Australian indie pop quartet Vacations deliver their second full-length release Forever In Bloom, today September 18th, 2020. Forever In Bloom presents Vacations as a well-honed, keen-edged pop outfit and is stamped with their now trademark ebullient bounce, bell-like guitar jangle and punctuation courtesy of the warm blanketing vocals of founder…

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WATCH: THOMAS BLUG (BLUGUITAR) INTERVIEW

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 16, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with acclaimed international guitarist, gear innovator and creator of the BluGuitar Amp, Thomas Blug for a chat about his past, present and the future. Thomas Blug is an incredibly skillful guitarist who has enjoyed years of international acclaim. Thomas Blug’s arrangements and compositions feature…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: MADDY HERBERT (VELVET BLOOM)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 16, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with Maddy Herbert, front person for fab Melbourne-based neo-soul outfit Velvet Bloom, who have a new single out on Friday September 18. (Excuse the occasional background noise as Maddy had a tree emergency and some tree feller fellas doing their thing in the backyard!) Velvet…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: ELLA BELFANTI

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 12, 2020

Australian Musician chats with Sydney-raised, Brisbane-based artist Ella Belfanti about her career, gear and new single Hold You In. Sydney-raised, Brisbane-based artist Ella Belfanti possesses a soulful sound, developed between playing the snowy mountains in Australia and Japan, and the summer festivals on the East Coast, this pint-sized powerhouse has…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: BYRON SMITH

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

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with Byron Smith, Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and colleague from Juke magazine days, to chat about his influences and new music Byron Smith is an independent Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and recording artist. Byron played in a number of Melbourne indie bands, including Thirteen at Midnight,…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: JACK HOWARD

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

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with Hunters & Collectors’ brass man, solo artist and band leader Jack Howard to chat about his memoir Small Moments Of Glory, the new Long Lost Brothers album ‘Dog Songs’ and other career highlights. Jack Howard is probably best known for his role as…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: LUKA BLOOM

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 31, 2020

Irish born singer songwriter Luka Bloom is a troubadour in the truest sense. He travels the world annually performing his stories to thousands of people and collects new tales along the way. For artistic, touring souls, the lockdown has been particularly hard but for Luka, he’s viewing the situation with…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: ANDY POWELL (WISHBONE ASH)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 30, 2020

Wishbone Ash is the British classic rock band that achieved much success in the early to mid seventies with popular albums such as Argus, There’s The Rub and Live Dates. Founding members Andy Powell and Ted Turner were known as pioneers of harmony twin guitar lines, influencing bands such as…

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