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CHILDREN COLLIDE-MERE THEORISTS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 30, 2010

September 2010. By Reza Nasseri and Greg Phillips. Photos by Marty Williams They first punched us square in the face in 2008 with their contagious, fuzz-laden debut album ‘The Long Now’. lately melbourne’s three -piece rockers, Children Collide have been bombarding the airwaves with ‘Jelly legs’, the first single from…

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MEGAN WASHINGTON-Fireflies in a jar

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 1, 2010

MEGAN WASHINGTON September 1, 2010 | Author: Megan Spencer There are those among us whose minds work differently when it comes to storytelling. Rather than sit down and ‘tell a story’, they sit down and and ‘tell a song’. These people are ‘hardwired’ for song… When stories start spinning in…

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MIDLAKE-Soundcheck exclusive

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 1, 2010

It was the album ‘The Trials of Van Occupanther’ which first set our lips smacking. A tasty combination of 70s west coast breeze and noughties alt-rock cool. It also gave us the alt-radio hit ‘Roscoe’. The less commercially successful, but equally impressive follow up, ‘The Courage of Others’ borrowed more…

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CUSTOM KINGS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 1, 2010

CUSTOM KINGS September 1, 2010 | Author: Jesse Shrock Custom Kings are back with a new album, ‘Great Escape’. AM’s Jesse Shrock chats to King pin Nick Vorrath about that very thing. For a group who incorporated folk, hip-hop, reggae and even punk influences into their sound – as The Custom…

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CLARE BOWDITCH-Thoroughly Modern Clare

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 1, 2010

CLARE BOWDITCH SEPTEMBER 1 7, 2010 | Author: Greg Phillips A Casiotone keyboard and Roland loop pedal inspires beats and riffs for her new album “Modern Day Addiction’, Clare Bowditch tells AM mag’s Greg Phillips ARIA award-winning singer-songwriter Clare Bowditch has released a new album entitled Modern Day Addiction. It…

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JETRO DA SILVA – WHITNEY HOUSTON BAND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 11, 2010

It was one of the most controversial tours to hit Australia in a long time. It had been almost two decades since we’d seen Whitney Houston perform, and clearly the golden voice behind some of the biggest selling singles of all time had changed. The mainstream media leapt onto the…

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BASEMENT BIRDS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 7, 2010

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JAMES REYNE – Covers the King

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 19, 2010

JAMES REYNE – Covers the King April 19, 2010 | Author: Jesse Shrock Yes, you read right. Knowing full well that he is ‘painting a target on his back’, former Australian Crawl frontman James Reyne is about to release TCB, an album of songs made famous by Elvis Presley. Though…

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JOOLS HOLLAND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 19, 2010

JOOLS HOLLAND April 19, 2010 | Author: Greg Phillips Jools Holland is jealous. He is speaking to me from his office above his recording studio in London where he is overlooking a bleak, cloudy sky at the beginning of a typically dreary UK winter’s day. I tell him it’s 10pm…

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GLEN MATLOCK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 19, 2010

GLEN MATLOCK April 19, 2010 | Author: Greg Phillips He may be known to most  as the bass player Sid Vicious replaced, but importantly Glen Matlock could actually play his instrument and also pen a tune.  He is credited with co-writing ten of the twelve tracks off the infamous  ‘Never…

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