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JAMES BLACK-ROCKWIZ

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 24, 2006

JAMES BLACK-ROCKWIZ November 24, 2006 | Author: Steve Tauschke Guitarist James Black, house band leader of Melbourne’s RocKwiz Orkestra, from SBS’s popular musical quiz show, speaks to Australian Musician about riff cues, ‘hotcakes’ and playing to a quarter of a million fans!    How did you become involved in the RocKwiz…

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THE DRESDEN DOLLS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 24, 2006

THE DRESDEN DOLLS-BRIAN VIGLIONE November 24, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips. Pic by www.pixievision.com It’s true that Boston duo The Dresden Dolls’ stage show contains elements of cabaret, theatrical review, perhaps even vaudeville and burlesque. The image they present is of another time, of smokey Berlin clubs, silent movie theatres and…

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TRAVIS BARKER’S +44

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 24, 2006

TRAVIS BARKER’S +44 November 24, 2006 | Author: Steven Rosen Travis Barker’s new project, +44, bears no resemblance to blink-182, the band he worked with previously for over seven years.  The new band – containing ex-blink bassist/singer Mark Hoppus and guitarists Shane Gallagher and Craig Fairbaugh – has a dark and edgy…

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MATISYAHU

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

MATISYAHU August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips In the often fickle and superficial world of rock n roll, US reggae/hip hop/beatbox artist Matisyahu is unique. It’s his freshness in a copycat world that resulted in his first album “Live at Stubbs’ selling more than 500,000 copies in the US and…

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GEORGE LYNCH

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

GEORGE LYNCH August 29, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera Emerging out of LA’s then exploding ‘80s Sunset Strip scene, George Lynch etched himself into the rock guitar playing annals via the hugely successful hard rock combo Dokken. His intensely rapid fire style and unique approach earned him the title of ‘Mr….

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TOMMY EMMANUEL

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

TOMMY EMMANUEL August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips A new album (The Mystery) , a DVD (Live at Her Majestys) and an ever-growing international fan base has Tommy Emmanuel grinning from ear to ear. Tom was in the midst of a US tour when he found time to call up Greg…

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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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