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FESTIVE FEELS: BOB EVANS, DAMIEN JOHNSON, CHRIS WATTS & CURLY BLONDE

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 27, 2020

After a such a tough year, it’s great to see the covid numbers currently so low, opening up opportunities for our live music scene to come back and entertain us all. In our new series FESTIVE FEELS, artists around Australia are offering us their seasons greetings, letting us know what…

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SOMETHING FOR KATE: THE ‘MODERN MEDIEVAL’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 27, 2020

Their first album in over 8 years since 2012’s Leave Your Soul to Science, The Modern Medieval was recorded in Byron Bay by Nick DiDia (Powderfinger, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen) and mixed in Toronto by Canadian electro-pop auteur Howie Beck (Feist, Hayden, Chilly Gonzalez). An exciting, eclectic collection of songs,…

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HAYLEY MARY PERFORMS ‘THE CHAIN’ FOR FENDER ARTIST CHECK IN

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 23, 2020

Hayley Mary (The Jezabels) checks in to Fender Australia HQ to perform a stripped-back version of her new single “The Chain.” Using her Acoustasonic Telecaster and Stratocaster, she channels the emotions she felt when the COVID pandemic halted her debut EP tour earlier this year. “The night I wrote ‘The…

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MIKE CAMPBELL: DIRTY KNOBS ‘WRECKLESS ABANDON’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 23, 2020

  Back in September last year I was honoured to sit down with Mike Campbell, Tom Petty’s longtime songwriting partner and The Heartbreakers legendary guitarist at his Melbourne hotel. At the time Mike was on the Australian leg of the massive Fleetwood Mac world tour, which also featured fellow Mac…

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FLEETWOOD MAC: LIFE, LEGAL BATTLES & PETER GREEN. DENNIS DUNSTAN CHATS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 19, 2020

In honour of the passing of Fleetwood Mac co-founder and guitar great Peter Green this year we put together an interview tribute with people who either knew or worked with Peter or were just inspired by the legendary guitarist. You can see the full tribute REMEMBERING PETER GREEN: Fans and…

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WATCH: VAN HALEN DEBUT ALBUM PLAYED IN FULL MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2019

Posted in Artists, Melbourne guitar Show News, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 19, 2020

At the 2019 Melbourne Guitar Show, Simon Hosford’s Fair Warning performed Van Halen’s debut album live from track to track, just as you play the record on your turntable. Thanks to Peter Rickman’s (Advanced Audio Melbourne), plus Simon Hosford’s amazing mixing effort, we can now deliver you the full performance….

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DAVEY LANE: THE ‘DON’T BANK YOUR HEART ON IT’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 16, 2020

Davey Lane has released his brand new solo album Don’t Bank Your Heart On It, an LP that truly signals his arrival as a songwriter and singer to match his musical skills… and he has done so with some of his greatest musical allies from Jimmy Barnes, Todd Rundgren, Vika…

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KING CANYON INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 15, 2020

Melbourne guitarist James Ryan and singer Jimmy Cupples formed King Canyon in March, just as the world began to shut down. Ironically, the project would never have existed if not for the crazy events of this year. With minimal discussion or prompting, the pair trialed a collaboration via email and…

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LRB ’s Beeb Birtles & Graeham Goble’s NAMM Oral History Interview

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 9, 2020

Recently, the team at the NAMM Oral History Project were able to capture two fantastic interviews with members of the Little River Band. Guitarist, Songwriter, Beeb Birtles, and Songwriter, Guitarist, Graeham Goble share where their passion for music came from and what it was like discovering the harmonies they could create. Interviews by…

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EGOISM: ‘ON OUR MINDS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 5, 2020

EGOISM is a duo made up of childhood friends Scout Eastment and Olive Rush. They’re from the inner west of Sydney and create dreamy emotional guitar pop. Scout and Olive taught each other how to write songs; running melodies and lyrics past each other on the bus to school. Self-described as…

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