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WATCH: ROB BRENS INTERVIEW – MIRRORS’ DRUMMER

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 23, 2021

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips catches up with Melbourne hardcore band Mirrors’ drummer Rob Brens to chat about his career, his Pearl and Zildjian gear and the upcoming new Mirrors album Rob Brens is a Melbourne-based musician who has earned a reputation across a myriad of genres as a highly…

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WATCH: POLISH CLUB – “NOW WE’RE COOKIN'” INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - August 12, 2021

On Friday August 13, 2021 Sydney’s dynamic duo Polish Club deliver their brand new album Now We’re Cookin’. Sifting through a combination of around 90 song notes, vague ideas and the odd complete composition, Novak and JH whittled away until they arrived at ten brilliantly constructed pop rock tunes. From…

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WATCH: AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE – JOHN MCLAUGHLIN ‘LIBERATION TIME ‘ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 11, 2021

Frustrated with not being able to tour due to the pandemic, guitar legend John McLaughlin sought out his musician friends around the globe, along with some newer shining lights in music, to assist him in remotely recording a new album of material titled Liberation Time. From the opening notes of…

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WATCH: THE DATSUNS – ‘EYE TO EYE’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 10, 2021

Seven years after The Datsuns’ last long-player ’Deep Sleep’, New Zealand’s fuzz-rockers have now released album number seven Eye To Eye and for followers of quality riff-based rock ’n’ roll it’s a work of pure joy. From the frantic opening track Dehumanise, it leaps outta yer speakers with it’s buzz-saw…

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HINDLEY STREET COUNTRY CLUB INTERVIEW: CON DELO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 8, 2021

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips speaks with Hindley Street Country Club co-founder Con Delo about the cover band’s extraordinary online success. Utilising their pandemic time better tham most, Hindley Street Country Club have amassed over 130 million YouTube views and have acquired 365,000 subscribers for their channel in just 3…

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WATCH: STAND ATLANTIC 2021 INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 4, 2021

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips catches up with Stand Atlantic’s Bonnie Fraser and Miki Rich to talk about the band, their gear, involvement in the Fender Next program and more. Ever since their breakthrough EP “Sidewinder” was released in 2017, Stand Atlantic have been one of the “Hottest Rock Artists”…

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TFS ‘DEEP STATES’ INTERVIEW: GARETH LIDDIARD & ERICA DUNN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 4, 2021

Tropical F@%K Storm’s new album Deep States (out August 20) is a junkyard of disparate sonic notions and obscure soundbytes that somehow come together and connect into wonderfully cohesive musical ideas, much like a box of metal paperclips that inexplicably link of their own volition and you’re left wondering, how…

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THE WHO’S ‘TOMMY’ – MAT VEREVIS – AUSTRALIAN CAST INTERVIEW

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

NOTE: TOMMY AUGUST DATES POSTPONED DUE TO COVID- 19 LOCKDOWN In 1969, just four long-players into their career, British rock legends The Who released their ambitious double concept album Tommy, the story of a deaf, dumb and blind boy. It’s widely regarded as the first commercially successful ‘rock opera’. Purists…

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WATCH: FREYA JOSEPHINE HOLLICK 2021 INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 29, 2021

Australian Queen of Cosmic Country, Freya Josephine Hollick reveals “Vivian, June, Dolly and Jolene” today, July 30th, 2021, another ace card from the loaded deck that is her forthcoming new album The Real World. Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke to Freya about the new single, the album, her gear…

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FENDER ANNOUNCES ARTIST PLAYBOOK. WE CHAT WITH AUTHOR ARI HERSTAND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 29, 2021

Even though the recording and performing worlds have obvious connections with the musical instrument industry, traditionally they’ve lived parallel lives rather than mining the unlimited potential together. Sure, gear companies have long endorsed artists and released signature models in their name but uniting with artists in mutually beneficial projects outside…

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