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TIM ROGERS & PETER ‘BLACKIE’ BLACK – THE HARD-ONS INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 21, 2021

One of Australia’s most loved and influential bands from the mid-‘80s through to now, the Hard-Ons came out of the multicultural South-West Sydney suburb Punchbowl and quickly won a large following nationally with their irreverent attitude and catchy, noisy high energy sound. Now in 2021, The Hard-Ons have added acclaimed…

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ROADIE ASSOCIATION’S ‘PIGGY’ PEEL TALKS DESK TAPE SERIES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 16, 2021

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips chats with Ian ‘Piggy’ Peel, co-founder of the Australian Road Crew Association about what ARCA is and what it does. They also discuss the wonderful ARCA Desk Tape Series, which features classic live soundtracks recorded from venues across Australia and Internationally, which are now available…

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WATCH: LACHY ROSE – COUSIN TONY’S BRAND NEW FIREBIRD INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 7, 2021

There’s a rich history of Melbourne bands building a loyal following over several years, playing residencies at small clubs and gigging constantly. COUSIN TONY’S BRAND NEW FIREBIRD is one of those. They’re an alternative rock band from the inner city of Melbourne, Australia. Evolving out of the music communities and…

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WATCH: PAUL KELLY INTERVIEW – MOST RESPECTED MUSICIAN POLL 2021 RESULTS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 2, 2021

In November this year, Australian Musician teamed up with Noise11.com for a readers’ poll to find out who is Australia’s and the world’s Most Respected Musician. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips and Noise11’s Paul Cashmere catch up via zoom to discuss the poll results, which reveal that Paul Kelly is Australia’s…

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WATCH: PHIL PARA – THE ‘WOODSTOCK RELIVED ’22’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 22, 2021

Woodstock was one of the most iconic Music Festivals ever held. The artists who performed are recognised as legends of their generation and their music lives on to this very day. Now Melbourne has the opportunity to relive some of the memorable performances from Woodstock with a one-day Festival, “WOODSTOCK…

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PHIL TURCIO: ‘THE QUIET’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 22, 2021

Accomplished Melbourne-based keyboard player, composer, producer, arranger, Phil Turcio sports a resume which would be the envy of any musician. His credits are too many to list in total but include the likes of – Hugh Jackman, Olivia Newton John, John Farnham, Guy Sebastian, Jimmy Barnes, Vanessa Amorosi, Gary Pinto, Jessica…

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IAN MOSS & TROY CASSAR DALEY: ‘TOGETHER ALONE’ TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 18, 2021

Legendary Australian guitarist, singer, songwriter Ian Moss and country music superstar Troy Cassar-Daley were originally due to tour Australia together from October through December 2021, however the pandemic had other ideas.  With the ongoing disruptions and the evolving COVID-19 restrictions and border closures, they announced that their Together Alone Tour…

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WATCH OUR EXCLUSIVE CARLOS SANTANA ‘BLESSINGS AND MIRACLES’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 3, 2021

In our Australian exclusive, Carlos Santana chats to Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips about the creation of his wonderful new album Blessings and Miracles and tells us that there are plans afoot for some of the album collaborators to join him on stage soon. He also opens up about some…

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AUSTRALIA’S & THE WORLD’S MOST RESPECTED MUSICIAN POLL. VOTE NOW. WIN A FENDER PLAYER PLUS STRAT & MORE

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 3, 2021

VOTE HERE FOR CHANCE TO WIN A PRIZE We’ve seen a lot of music polls recently, setting band against band, song against song but music shouldn’t be a competition. One artist or song isn’t better than another. Music is subjective. One person’s favourite sentimental country ballad might not appeal to…

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SCOTT GORHAM TALKS PHIL LYNOTT THIN LIZZY DOCUMENTARY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 31, 2021

With his distinctive long flowing locks gracing stages all over the world, American guitarist Scott Gorham was such an integral part of the most successful lineup of Thin Lizzy in the late 70s. Along with fellow Lizzy guitarist Brian Robertson, the pair’s signature twin-guitar harmony lines on tracks like Southbound,…

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