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BRAD SHEPHERD: HOODOO GURUS ‘CHARIOT OF THE GODS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 9, 2022

Chariot of the Gods is the mighty Hoodoo Gurus new album (out this Friday March 11). It’s the band’s 10th studio record and it’s exactly what we all need at the moment, a no bullshit, fun, rock ’n’ roll record featuring fat riffs and singalong choruses. It contains 14 bangers…

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022 ARTIST INTERVIEWS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re chatting with a bunch of talented, local, female musicians, singers, songwriters, and performers about their inspiration, music and life in the music industry in 2022. #BreakTheBias #IWD2022…

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LIAM HOGAN – BREKKY BOY (DRUMS)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 1, 2022

Liam Hogan is a Sydney-based session drummer who has worked with Canadian country-pop singer Lindsay Ell, X-Factor finalists Jess & Matt, rock and blues artist Nathan Cavaleri, local duo Seaforth and  current highly acclaimed instrumental jazz band Brekky Boy. Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke to Liam about his career,…

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SLASH TELLS AUSTRALIAN MUSICIAN HE’S SHY ABOUT SHARING HIS SONG IDEAS.

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 25, 2022

In celebration of the new Slash feat Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators album ‘4’, legendary Guns ’n Roses guitarist Slash spoke to selected media this afternoon in a zoom press conference from  Kansas. The session kicked off with a couple of videos … ‘C’est la Vie and ‘Spirit Love’, tracks…

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MIKE CAMPBELL & THE DIRTY KNOBS ‘EXTERNAL COMBUSTION’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 24, 2022

Back in 2019 we had the pleasure of sitting face to face with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ legendary guitarist Mike Campbell for an intimate interview (Read that interview here). At the time Mike was in town playing with Fleetwood Mac but we also discussed the yet-to-be released debut album…

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WATCH: CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE – CARL PANNUZZO ‘SUN SESSIONS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 24, 2022

Having triumphed at the Melbourne Blues Appreciation’s Blues Challenge in 2019, local blues legends Checkerboard Lounge won their way to Memphis, Tennessee in 2020 to compete at the International Blues Challenge. While there, the opportunity came up to book a 5 hour, midnight recording session at the legendary Sun Studios,…

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YID! TO BRING THEIR JOY TO WOMADELAIDE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 21, 2022

YID! is a wild Melbourne-based ensemble whose daring fusion of traditional Yiddish tunes with elements of electronic dance music, Weimar Republic cabaret, free jazz, indie pop and big band flourishes – plus a dash of late – 70s funk – demands to be seen, heard and danced to! The 23…

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WATCH: METHYL ETHEL ‘ARE YOU HAUNTED?’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 17, 2022

Methyl Ethel – the musical project of Western Australian alt-pop eccentrist Jake Webb today releases the highly anticipated fourth album, Are You Haunted? . Ghosting, the opening track of  the record is an unexpected but delightfully playful statement, piquing the listeners’ interest from the get-go. An operatic vocal swirls around…

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CEDRIC BURNSIDE 2022 WOMADELAIDE/AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 16, 2022

Cedric Burnside returns to Australia for the fourth time following his third Grammy nomination – a Best Traditional Blues Album nod for this year’s ‘I Be Trying’, which he recorded at Royal Studios in Memphis, where Al Green cut his classic sides for Hi Records in the 60s and 70s….

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LO CARMEN: ‘LOVERS DREAMERS FIGHTERS’ BOOK INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 15, 2022

Australian singer-songwriter, actor & author Lo Carmen, has today released her first book,  Lovers Dreamers Fighters. In essence it’s a memoir but weaving in between her own story, are the fascinating tales of other women, those who have inspired her along her creative journey.  In many cases it’s a fly…

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