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HARTS IS ULTRA EXCITED

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 12, 2019

Our recent interview with singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Harts could be summarised as a tale of two Fender Strats. One of them is a guitar he uses in his Harts Plays Hendrix show. It’s an upside down left-handed Strat, strung for a right-hander, a mirror image of the guitar…

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NICK LOWE: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 3, 2019

Nick Lowe is post-punk royalty. The acclaimed producer, songwriter, author and pop culture icon, will return to Australia in 2020 for his first tour in seven years. Lowe will be touring with Los Straitjackets, a band known for channeling the peak years of the guitar instrumental, and for performing in…

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SIX QUIX WITH PORT ROYAL

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - December 2, 2019

In celebration of their new single “That’s How You Want It To Be”, Port Royal’s bass player Sam goes Six Quix with us! Brisbane rock band Port Royal have put in the hard yards and made a name for themselves through honing their craft of live performance and sweating it…

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SIX QUIX WITH NATE SCHOLES

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 28, 2019

William Scholes of regional NSW duo ‘Nate Schole’s answers Six Quix for us! William Scholes and Wink Fleming are regional NSW duo ‘Nate Scholes’ and the guys have just released their debut EP ‘ feels like ages’. The pair met at University in 2015, played in pubs for a year…

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 27, 2019

Legendary guitar virtuoso MARTY FRIEDMAN will be returning to Australia, for the first time with his full “Super Band” in December. With a career spanning over thirty years with some of the world’s biggest heavy metal acts including Megadeth, on top of a stellar solo career, Marty Friedman is a…

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THERE’S A NEW BAND VAN OPTION IN TOWN

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 27, 2019

You’ve put in many years of hard work and you’re starting to get some regular gigs (or maybe even a tour!) coming in. Now for your next challenge: how do you transport all your band members and their gear to all the gigs filling up your calendar? The obvious answer…

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IN-STORE with BEN WICKS at GH MUSIC, Flemington

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 27, 2019

Bass journeyman and entrepreneur Ben Wicks has shared the stage with an array of local and international artists in a career spanning two decades. Initially inspired by the bass licks of Joseph Lucky Scott on Curtis Mayfield’s Superfly soundtrack, Ben dove deeper into the world of bass and discovered the…

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MY HOME STUDIO: MUNRO MELANO

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 25, 2019

From self-doubt to self-acceptance; Munro Melano’s self-titled debut album is a personal journey about the emotional impact of significant life changes
. It’s out now. Munro also took some time to take us through his home studio set up After years of balancing a day-job as a social worker, a weekend…

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MARTIN BARRE: AUSTRALIAN SOLO TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 19, 2019

Legendary Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre been cited as a major influence on some of the world’s greatest players including Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson and Joe Bonamassa and his guitar solo on the classic Tull track “Aqualung” has been celebrated as one of the top 25 guitar solos…

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SIX QUIX WITH DIP ROAD DOGS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - November 17, 2019

From a dusty dirt track deep in the Mallee come the Dip Road Dogs, who have  announced their dreamy, driving new single Labour Day, a thoughtful, heavy track, in the vein of Tame Impala and The Flaming Lips, out now. While Dip Road Dogs’ Jack Pay was chillin’ by the…

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