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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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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: JOSH PYKE – THE ‘ROME’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 28, 2020

With the sun beaming through his studio window onto his face Josh Pyke chats about his new album ‘Rome’ (out today, August 28), his gear and being a creative rather than being pigeonholed as just a singer songwriter Rome is Pyke’s long-awaited follow-up to Pyke’s 2015 LP But For All These Shrinking Hearts – which…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: TOMMY BOYCE (THE CASANOVAS)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 27, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with Casanovas guitarist Tommy Boyce about their new record. Legendary Melbourne rockers The Casanovas release their 5th studio album ‘Reptilian Overlord’ today, August 28. Produced by iconic Australian studio guy Mark Opitz, the new album sees the band in top form displaying that confident swagger…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: DIESEL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 27, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with Diesel about his new album Sunset Suburbia (out August 28), life in lockdown and a new blues album he’s working on. After more than 30 years in the top tier of Australian rock, soul and blues, Diesel (Mark Lizotte) has delivered an album that…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: ANNE MCCUE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 27, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips recently spoke with ex-pat Aussie guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and novelist Anne McCue to see what’s she’s been up to in lockdown Anne McCue is an Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, music-recording producer, video director, and radio host who is currently based in Nashville, Tennessee. Anne has been…

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