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ERAN JAMES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

ERAN JAMES September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips A few years ago I saw singer Eran James perform on a minor stage at the back of the Myer Music Bowl during the Melbourne International Blues Festival. It was reasonably early in the day and most people who witnessed Eran’s performance…

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EDITORS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

EDITORS September 10, 2007 | Author: James Manson. Pics by Marty Williams With their second album, An End Has a Start debuting at number one in the UK, Birmingham band , Editors made a lightning visit to our shores and finally gave Australian audiences the chance to experience first hand…

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CELTIC FROST

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

CELTIC FROST September 10, 2007 | Author: Baz Bardoe This has been by far the most difficult piece of writing I have tackled for many years. How do you convey to someone unfamiliar with Celtic Frost, just how important they are? How do you convince the masses to put aside…

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JACK HOWARD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

JACK HOWARD September 10, 2007 | Author: Steve Tauschke Three albums into a solo career, former Hunters & Collectors trumpet man Jack Howard celebrates a new record You’re a music teacher at Wesley College in Melbourne … do song ideas sometimes come to you while teaching? The jazz ensembles, when…

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TROY CASSAR-DALEY-BORN TO SURVIVE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

TROY CASSAR-DALEY-BORN TO SURVIVE September 10, 2007 | Author: Eva Roberts From the launch of his career as a fledgling country artist who just liked playing music, to writing with some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry, the story of Troy’s journey to success is a classic…

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DALLAS FRASCA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

DALLAS FRASCA June 13, 2007 | Author: Eva Roberts EVERY now and then a voice comes along that makes you stop in your tracks and listen, and in an industry that is fraught with commercialism, an emergence of real talent is a breath of fresh air. It is no surprise then…

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STONE SOUR at Soundcheck

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

STONE SOUR at Soundcheck June 13, 2007 | Author: Reza Nasseri The band includes Slipnot’s Corey Taylor and James Root. The name, Stone Sour, derives from a drink which consists of whisky and orange juice. The sound is … well… let’s call it post-grunge. They don’t wear masks. The venue is…

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FIONA HORNE’S WICCAN BEATS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

FIONA HORNE’S WICCAN BEATS June 13, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips From 90’s electro-grunge rock, to the spellbinding world of witchcraft, Fiona Horne has come full circle and merged both of her passions in a brand new album called ‘Witch Web’. Fiona spoke to Greg Phillips about the new project from…

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LARRY CARLTON & ROBBEN FORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

LARRY CARLTON & ROBBEN FORD June 13, 2007 | Author: Marcel Yammouni Throughout the 70s when fusion was king, Larry Carlton was one of the busiest session guitarists on the planet. He played on  many classic albums by artists as revered as Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Billy Joel and The Doobie Brothers. As a jazz and fusion  solo performer his career has been as equally successful netting him three Grammy Awards. Robben Ford also got his start  in the same 70s scene playing with LA Express and The Yellowjackets. However Ford chose more of a blues path, making a  name for himself with his band The Blue Line. Recently they were both in Australia sharing the stage and playing tracks  from their 2006 live release,’Tokyo Bluenote’. AM’s Marcel Yammouni and Juno Roxas tracked the two guitar legends  down for a chat. Pic by Edwina Pickles AM: When did you guys first meet? RF: It was roughly 1974. Larry couldn’t do the tour with Joni Mitchell for the ‘Court and Spark’ album that he had played on…

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Dragonforce

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

Dragonforce June 13, 2007 |  Author: Reza Nasseri Old school power metal band Dragonfroce were recently in Australia shredding up stages with their epic tunes, lightning fast licks and ample hair. Reza Nasseri spoke with Dragonforce guitarist Sam Totman Reza: Your latest release “Inhuman Rampage” is fast, in your face and a…

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