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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: THE BELL STREETS’ NICK BATTERHAM

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

Australian Musician chats with Nick Batterham, one half of Melbourne-based indie pop rock band The Bell Streets about life in isolation, the album ‘Monument’ and his gear. The Bell Streets is a musical collaboration between Nick Batterham and Josh Meadows. Nick has been a central figure in the bands Blindside,…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION- MELODY ANGEL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 24, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with Chicago based blues guitarist singer songwriter Melody Angel to talk about life in isolation, her album ‘Angels & Melodies’, gear, career and her fond memories of her two trips to Bluesfest Melody Angel is from the south side of Chicago. Rock N Roll…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: GAUDION

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 21, 2020

Australian Musician chats with Gaudion about life in isolation, his new single ‘TV Shows’, his prized Maton guitar and tells us about a guitar he built himself. Gaudion is relatively new to the music biz and has recently released his clever new single TV Shows, a wistful reflection upon love and loss…

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MUSIC RETAIL IS OPEN, OPTIMISTIC AND LEARNING TO ADAPT

Posted in Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - April 20, 2020

We’re now three weeks into Covid-19 lockdown and Australians are doing their best to adapt to a new way of life. The flattening of the curve means that there’s reason for cautious optimism. Permitted to trade, most musical instrument stores are not only open but many are experiencing an unexpected…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: ORCHA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 20, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips catches up with dream-pop songwriter, performer and violinist Orcha via Skype while in isolation Boundary pushing artist ORCHA (Matt Sheers) is thrilled to reveal a new slice of psychedelic dream-pop mastery on his latest track ‘ATLAS’. Following from the act’s first two singles; ‘Reverie’ released in…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: TOM WOLFE (THE WOLFE BROTHERS)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 17, 2020

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with Tom Wolfe, bass player of Australia’s fave country rock band The Wolfe Brothers about life in isolation, the brand new single No Brakes, plus their announcement of a global recording deal with BMG. Friday 17th April is a momentous day for The Wolfe Brothers;…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: MIDGE URE RECOUNTS THE 2020 AUSTRALIAN/NZ TOUR

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

When we last caught up with Scottish singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and new wave icon Midge Ure, we were at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California and the Coronavirus was barely on anyone’s radar. After NAMM, Midge and his band embarked on a sold out tour of Australia and New Zealand….

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: JACK BRATT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 14, 2020

Australian Musician catches up with respected Brisbane-based musician Jack Bratt for a chat about life in isolation, his debut solo single Spades, and his love of Fender Jaguars. Jack Bratt has built a full-time career through live performance, songwriting and producing, as well as becoming a highly sought-after session guitarist….

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION – GRETA STANLEY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 8, 2020

Next up in our Musicians in Isolation series we chat with Far North Queensland singer songwriter Greta Stanley about her career, gear and new single ‘Soak into This’ Blending a new indie-rock influence and smart pop overtones with her folkier roots, Soak Into This is Greta’s most immediate and engaging…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: HANNAH CAMERON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 6, 2020

Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and habitual collaborator Hannah Cameron has released a stunning new indie noir single titled ‘Backsliding’. A casual drum beat begins the song, courtesy of Leigh Fisher as Luke Hodgson joins in with a laconic bass line. Soon after Hannah Cameron’s haunting voice eases into the mix. There’s…

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