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JIM JONES REVUE-RUPERT ORTON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 30, 2011

JIM JONES REVUE’S RUPERT ORTON March 2011. By Greg Phillips “You talk like you play,” I say to Rupert Orton, guitarist with high energy UK rock outfit The Jim Jones Revue. It was meant to be a thought bubble, but it somehow burst and verbalised. “I’ll take that as a…

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JEBEDIAH-SCALING KOSCIUSZKO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 30, 2011

JEBEDIAH March 2011. By Greg Phillips. Pics Ken Leanfore For fans of singer-songwriter Kevin Mitchell, the upside of the last half a dozen years has been the success of his alter-ego Bob Evans and more recently, the sweet sounds produced by Kev and his high profile mates in the Basement…

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FRANK GAMBALE-RETURN TO FOREVER IV

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 1, 2011

March 2011. by Greg Phillips At the risk of requiring a witness protection scheme or having to dedicate my life to charity work as penance, I can no longer hide. I need to come clean … I was into fusion music in the late 70s. There … it’s done!  My…

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MICK BOX-URIAH HEEP

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

URIAH HEEP December 2010. By Greg Phillips Uriah Heep’s only remaining original member Mick Box could be forgiven for feeling short changed. His band shared the same stages and fans as Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, sold over 30 million albums, were the first band to play the Soviet Union,…

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KIRK HAMMETT-METALLICA

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

DECEMBER 2010 Ranked 11th in Rolling Stone’s list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, Kirk Hammett has achieved legendary status. As guitarist for the world’s biggest metal band Metallica, Hammett is an unassuming and humble individual as Joe Matera found out when he sat down with Kirk for…

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THE JOHN STEEL SINGERS

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

It was a cold, rainy September evening when Australian Musician’s Reza Nasseri caught up with half of The John Steel Singers (we warned him to take an umbrella – ed), who were  supporting Tame Impala later that night at their sold out show at the Palace, Melbourne. First, let’s clear…

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THE JEZABELS

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

In October 2010,  The Jezabels delivered an EP called ‘Dark Storm’, the third and final release in a trilogy of EPs that began with 2009’s ‘The Man Is Dead’. Jesse Shrock caught up with drummer Nik Kaloper to chat about all things Jezabellian. In music, it is often (if not…

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LUKA BLOOM’S DREAMS

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

September 2010. by Greg Phillips AM’s Greg Phillips chats to Luka Bloom about his new album Dreams in America Despite Luka Bloom’s new album Dreams In America containing personally selected tracks from various stages of his two decade long career,  it’s important to note that this is not a ‘best…

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ROSS WILSON

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

September 2010. By Greg Phillips Ross Wilson talks new album, guitar and harp. Ross Wilson had been working on this collection of tunes for the album ‘I Come In Peace’ for some time, thought they were kind of special and was awaiting the right opportunity to record them. Friend, producer…

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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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