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THE NEW YORK DOLLS

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

THE NEW YORK DOLLS August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Ever wondered how the word ‘Trash’ became part of the rock n’ roll vernacular? Proto-punk band The New York Dolls is not a bad place to start. With a mix of Bolanesque glam and Rolling Stones’ swagger, the lipstick wearing,…

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SOMETHING FOR KATE’S PAUL DEMPSEY

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

SOMETHING FOR KATE’S PAUL DEMPSEY August 29, 2006 | Author: Steve Tauschke Having emerged from the songwriting doldrums with their new Los Angeles-recorded album Desert Lights, Something For Kate’s Paul Dempsey chats with AM’s Steve Tauschke So did you find the anonymity in LA helpful during your stay? “Yes, being in an…

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SEYMOUR DUNCAN

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

SEYMOUR DUNCAN August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips His name is as equally identifiable as the guitar heroes whose tone he helped to create. His knowledge of the guitar and it’s inner workings is nothing short of amazing. A crude definition of what Seymour Duncan does for a living is…

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MATISYAHU

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

MATISYAHU August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips In the often fickle and superficial world of rock n roll, US reggae/hip hop/beatbox artist Matisyahu is unique. It’s his freshness in a copycat world that resulted in his first album “Live at Stubbs’ selling more than 500,000 copies in the US and…

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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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