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JOSH PYKE AND YOUTH GROUP’S TOBY MARTIN ON THE FINE ART OF SONGWRITING

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

JOSH PYKE AND YOUTH GROUP’S TOBY MARTIN ON THE FINE ART OF SONGWRITING August 29, 2006 | Author: Stu McCarney. Pics by Julia Wilson What happens when two of Australia’s most talented young songwriters sit down and talk shop? Stu McCarney chairs a chat between Youth Group’s Toby Martin and…

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HOLLY THROSBY- POETRY’S A DIRTY WORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

HOLLY THROSBY August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips When Holly Throsby sings a lyric, she doesn’t want any unnecessary instrumentation getting in the way. After all, she’s laboured long enough over finding the perfect line to describe her inner-most thoughts. What would be the point of losing it all…

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RADIO BIRDMAN-RADIOS RE-APPEAR!

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 15, 2006

RADIO BIRDMAN-RADIOS RE-APPEAR! March 15, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera It’s been a long time between drinks for Australian punk rock legends Radio Birdman. With a style that’s rooted in ‘60s Detroit garage rock ala The Stooges, instrumental surf music and the dirty and gritty attitude of The Stones, Radio Birdman…

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ADRIAN BELEW chats with Simon Patterson

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 9, 2006

ADRIAN BELEW chats with Simon Patterson June 9, 2006 | Author: Simon Patterson Adrian Belew is the guitarist recording artists call upon when the unconventional is required. Rather than speed or accuracy, of which he  deals out with ease too,  Adrian is more concerned about innovation, imagination and inspiration. It’s his…

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YOU AM I

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

YOU AM I June 8, 2006 | Author: Author: Joe Matera As one of Australia’s most respected and successful bands, You Am I have notched up an impressive list of accolades during their career. They’ve garnered seven ARIA Awards, set a record for having three consecutive albums debut at #1 (Hi-Fi…

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SLIME FROM THE DRILLHEAD-An Augie March Tour Diary

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

SLIME FROM THE DRILLHEAD – An Augie March Tour Diary June 8, 2006 | Author: Augie March. Live pics by Marty Williams Australian Musician let Augie March loose with our good pencils and paper, as they documented a week or two in the life of their national ‘Moo, You Bloody Choir’…

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LIVE’S ED KOWALCZYK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

LIVE’S ED KOWALCZYK June 8, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Ed Kowalczyk, the enigmatic lead singer from US band Live was recently in Australia doing some pre- publicity for the band’s new album ‘Songs from Black Mountain’. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips sat down with Ed for a chat. Songs from Black…

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JOSH ROUSE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

JOSH ROUSEJune 8, 2006 | Author: Steven Hocking There’s something about Spain that stirs the imagination with dreams of eternal summer, languid siestas and free romance. Whatever it is has clearly rubbed off on American singer-songwriter Josh Rouse since his move to the south of Spain last year, for his…

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INXS SWITCH ON!

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - March 15, 2006

INXS SWITCH ON! March 15, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips & Steven Rosen In a small club in inner suburban Melbourne INXS quietly but confidently launched their new album ‘Switch’, their first featuring new front man JD Fortune. Greg Phillips witnessed first hand the band’s newly found enthusiasm when he…

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THE DOOBIES BROTHERS IN AUSTRALIA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 15, 2006

THE DOOBIES BROTHERS IN AUSTRALIA March 15, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips At a time when the breezy west coast sounds of bands like America, Seals and Crofts and our own Little River Band were ruling the US air waves, and Glenn Frey, Don Henley and co were yet to become…

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