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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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WATCH: STEPHAN MOCCIO – AUSTRALIAN ‘LIONHEART’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 28, 2021

The name Stephan Moccio might not ring too many bells for you at first. However if we told you he was a Grammy and Academy Award-nominated composer, who co-wrote Wrecking Ball for Mylie Cyrus, co-wrote, co-produced and landed the film 50 Shades of Grey’s two end credits with The Weeknd’s …

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NICKY BOMBA: THE ‘FOOD & SHELTER’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

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

On Friday October 22 singer, songwriter, producer Nicky Bomba releases his second solo album Food & Shelter. His first solo album was delivered back in 2009, however it’s the 24th recording of his career. When asked why so long between solo records, Nicky merely lists the ridiculous amount of other…

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FOUR IN THE MORNING: THE ‘STRESS DREAMS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 30, 2021

Interview by Greg Phillips The guys from Melbourne-based quartet Four In The Morning are clearly proud of their new baby, a 5 track EP titled Stress Dreams, which as they put it, was ‘conceived’ amid lockdowns and various other hurdles. They worked diligently with fellow Australian singer-songwriter Ainslie Wills over…

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ACOUSTIC GUITAR MAINTENANCE TIPS with Will Musig

Posted in Artists, Blog, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 23, 2021

We love playing our musical instruments so much that often we don’t find the time to give them a health check! In the first video in our series on instrument maintenance, Will Musig from Ready Please Mr Musig demonstrates some tips and advice on how to look after your acoustic…

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JUSTIN BERNASCONI: THE ‘SLEEPING LIKE A MANIAC’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 23, 2021

With singer, songwriter, guitarist Justin Bernasconi’s 3rd album Sleeping Like A Maniac, we see an artist developing his craft to another level. Not that his previous two albums weren’t admirable in any way. Winter Pick and Barefoot Wonderland were in fact critically acclaimed recordings but with Sleeping Like A Maniac,…

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