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SOMETHING FOR KATE’S PAUL DEMPSEY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

SOMETHING FOR KATE’S PAUL DEMPSEY August 29, 2006 | Author: Steve Tauschke Having emerged from the songwriting doldrums with their new Los Angeles-recorded album Desert Lights, Something For Kate’s Paul Dempsey chats with AM’s Steve Tauschke So did you find the anonymity in LA helpful during your stay? “Yes, being in an…

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SEYMOUR DUNCAN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

SEYMOUR DUNCAN August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips His name is as equally identifiable as the guitar heroes whose tone he helped to create. His knowledge of the guitar and it’s inner workings is nothing short of amazing. A crude definition of what Seymour Duncan does for a living is…

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THE SLEEPY JACKSON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

THE SLEEPY JACKSON August 29, 2006 | Author: Jenny Valentish The Sleepy Jackson’s second album is made up of equal parts love, reverb and harmony. Jenny Valentish discovers Luke Steele is going to be feel-good if it kills him… “It was pretty strict in the studio, hey?” Luke Steele says with a…

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THE NEW YORK DOLLS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

THE NEW YORK DOLLS August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Ever wondered how the word ‘Trash’ became part of the rock n’ roll vernacular? Proto-punk band The New York Dolls is not a bad place to start. With a mix of Bolanesque glam and Rolling Stones’ swagger, the lipstick wearing,…

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HOLLY THROSBY- POETRY’S A DIRTY WORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

HOLLY THROSBY August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips When Holly Throsby sings a lyric, she doesn’t want any unnecessary instrumentation getting in the way. After all, she’s laboured long enough over finding the perfect line to describe her inner-most thoughts. What would be the point of losing it all…

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TOTO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

TOTO August 29, 2006 | Author – Marcel Yammouni Their name is inextricably linked to the eighties, a musical period many believe should only be mentioned in hushed tones. However the degree of success American band Toto achieved cannot be denied.  They had an incredible string of hits, particularly between…

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RADIO BIRDMAN-RADIOS RE-APPEAR!

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 15, 2006

RADIO BIRDMAN-RADIOS RE-APPEAR! March 15, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera It’s been a long time between drinks for Australian punk rock legends Radio Birdman. With a style that’s rooted in ‘60s Detroit garage rock ala The Stooges, instrumental surf music and the dirty and gritty attitude of The Stones, Radio Birdman…

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ADRIAN BELEW chats with Simon Patterson

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 9, 2006

ADRIAN BELEW chats with Simon Patterson June 9, 2006 | Author: Simon Patterson Adrian Belew is the guitarist recording artists call upon when the unconventional is required. Rather than speed or accuracy, of which he  deals out with ease too,  Adrian is more concerned about innovation, imagination and inspiration. It’s his…

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LIVE’S ED KOWALCZYK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

LIVE’S ED KOWALCZYK June 8, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Ed Kowalczyk, the enigmatic lead singer from US band Live was recently in Australia doing some pre- publicity for the band’s new album ‘Songs from Black Mountain’. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips sat down with Ed for a chat. Songs from Black…

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YOU AM I

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

YOU AM I June 8, 2006 | Author: Author: Joe Matera As one of Australia’s most respected and successful bands, You Am I have notched up an impressive list of accolades during their career. They’ve garnered seven ARIA Awards, set a record for having three consecutive albums debut at #1 (Hi-Fi…

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