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IN-STORE with BEACHWOOD at MANNYS/STORE DJ, NTH FITZROY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 31, 2019

Today we bring you the first episode our new series called ‘In-Store’, a video feature in which we interview fabulous musicians inside reputable musical instrument stores. First up we sit down with Melbourne-based electro-pop duo Beachwood inside Mannys/Store DJ at 161-163 St Georges Rd North Fitzroy, Victoria. Beachwood is an…

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SIX QUIX WITH SOLOMON CROOK

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - October 30, 2019

Enigmatic composer and performer Solomon Crook has announced his new single The Day I Thought About Dying, an immensely powerful track that will prompt the listener to consider the mark they will leave on the world once they’ve left it. The single is out now. Solomon Crook also found time…

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CHRISTONE ‘KINGFISH’ INGRAM: BLUESFEST 2020 INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 29, 2019

Twenty year old blues guitar prodigy Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram is heading to Australia next year to perform at Bluesfest. AM editor Greg Phillips recently caught up with Kingfish on the phone to chat about his career, gear and his trip downunder for Bluesfest. Although most of the major blues legends…

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JACOBS RUN: MICHAEL JACOBS TALKS DEBUT ALBUM & GEAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 23, 2019

Jacobs Run is Michael Jacobs (vocals/guitar), Peter Curigliano (bass/vocals), and Fabian Bucci (drums/vocals). As their biography states, “Jacobs Run isn’t your typical wet-behind-the-ears indie debut act. The three members – have been playing in various bands around Melbourne for quite a few years. In fact they’ve been in several previous…

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SIX QUIX WITH PRETTY BLEAK

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - October 21, 2019

‘Jawline’ is the fab debut single by Melbourne pop rockers PRETTY BLEAK. Developing their new music between vocalist Sam Thomas’ home studio and Homesurgery Recordings in Melbourne, Pretty Bleak brought engineer Jon Grace (Bakers Eddy) onboard the project to add some mixing finesse to tie up its final form. A final…

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BAD//DREEMS: THE ‘DOOMSDAY BALLET’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 21, 2019

“It’s pretty weird, none of us have ever been in a band where we have had two albums to choose from and now we have three, so it will be interesting having too many songs,” Bad//Dreems guitarist Alex Cameron tells me as he contemplates the set list for the band’s…

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SIX QUIX WITH THE GREAT EMU WAR CASUALTIES

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - October 20, 2019

The concept seemed simple enough … six questions, six quick answers! The Great Emu War Casualties present their own variation on the theme. However, they most certainly do have a fab, fun new single “Gimme Gimme Shimmy Shimmy” which you need to check out! “We were in the Netherlands for…

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SIX QUIX WITH ALISTER TURRILL

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - October 18, 2019

Ahead of his Darebin Music Feast gig at 6pm on Friday 25 October at Wesley Anne, Alister Turrill goes Six Quix with us! It would be a generalisation to group Queenscliff’s Alister Turrill with other young roots players. His playing style blends a true form of blues with complex song…

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SISTERS OF MERCY: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 15, 2019

A brief chat between cigarettes with Andrew Eldritch of the Sisters of Mercy. By Baz Bardoe I had heard that Andrew Eldritch could be a bit tricky to interview but what I was finding difficult was getting through to him in his hotel in Germany. I kept getting the busy…

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MARTIN CILIA : THE ‘SHADOWMAN’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 15, 2019

Martin Cilia is Australia’s self-proclaimed premier surf rock guitarist and he certainly has the credentials to back the claim up. Growing up in Essex in the UK, Martin was exposed to the instrumental guitar licks of Hank Marvin and The Shadows at a very early age through his father’s reel…

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