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BLUESFEST 2022: CARAVANA SUN INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 17, 2022

Sydney/Byron Bay collective CARAVÃNA SUN have recently released their third studio album ‘Burning Palms’. The electrifying 10 track album, written and recorded all within the past 2 years includes an eloquent ode to companionship, ‘Charlie’, the intensely personal song ‘Stella’, the dreamy rock odyssey ‘Afterlife’ and their uplifting new single ‘Leave It Behind’….

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ROBBEN FORD: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW 2022

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 11, 2022

Renowned American artist Robben Ford returns to Australia in May 2022 for headline appearances at Blues on Broadbeach, and a run of not-to-be-missed exclusive dates in Melbourne (Memo Music Hall), Sydney (Factory Theatre), Newcastle (Lizotte’s) and Adelaide (The Gov).  As an added treat, Ford will be bringing his band with…

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KHRUANGBIN AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW: DONALD RAY ‘DJ’ JOHNSON JR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 6, 2022

There’s something very special about trios in contemporary rock and pop music. The sum of the parts always seems much greater than what you’d expect from three individual musicians. It’s about the space in between the notes and the freedom to stretch out, improvise and experiment in that zone that…

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ANITA QUAYLE: MUSICIAN OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2022

Posted in Artists, Musician of the Month    //    Post Date - March 31, 2022

Australian Musician is thrilled to announce that our inaugural Musician of the Month is Anita Quayle, a contemporary cellist and composer with a flair for the unconventional. Anita’s current focus is Beyond The Lake, a wonderful duo project featuring cello (Anita Quayle) and guitar (Nick Delaney), incorporating electronic effects and…

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MIA DYSON: PARKING LOTS VINYL RELEASE & TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 22, 2022

Off the back of the 15-year anniversary reissue of her ARIA Award-winning 2005 album Parking Lots, acclaimed Australian artist Mia Dyson was originally penned to perform a run of Australian dates in March and then November 2021. Due to COVID restrictions, Mia had to postpone all of those shows but…

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CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN & THE GREAT ESCAPE INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 17, 2022

Christopher Coleman & The Great Escape’s new album ‘The Great Tasmanian Escape’ is a beautiful love letter to Christopher’s home state. To understand the achievement that is The Great Tasmanian Escape, you need understand Christopher Coleman the human being and all his foibles. Chris doesn’t cruise through the process of…

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VIKKI THORN: ‘THORNBIRD’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 14, 2022

    Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips speaks with Vikki Thorn (The Waifs) about the creation of her debut solo album Thornbird (out now). The zoom internet connection might be a little rustic and full of character but we had a great chat about the making of the record, her…

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BRAD SHEPHERD: HOODOO GURUS ‘CHARIOT OF THE GODS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 9, 2022

Chariot of the Gods is the mighty Hoodoo Gurus new album (out this Friday March 11). It’s the band’s 10th studio record and it’s exactly what we all need at the moment, a no bullshit, fun, rock ’n’ roll record featuring fat riffs and singalong choruses. It contains 14 bangers…

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022 ARTIST INTERVIEWS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re chatting with a bunch of talented, local, female musicians, singers, songwriters, and performers about their inspiration, music and life in the music industry in 2022. #BreakTheBias #IWD2022…

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LIAM HOGAN – BREKKY BOY (DRUMS)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 1, 2022

Liam Hogan is a Sydney-based session drummer who has worked with Canadian country-pop singer Lindsay Ell, X-Factor finalists Jess & Matt, rock and blues artist Nathan Cavaleri, local duo Seaforth and  current highly acclaimed instrumental jazz band Brekky Boy. Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips spoke to Liam about his career,…

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