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EDITORS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

EDITORS September 10, 2007 | Author: James Manson. Pics by Marty Williams With their second album, An End Has a Start debuting at number one in the UK, Birmingham band , Editors made a lightning visit to our shores and finally gave Australian audiences the chance to experience first hand…

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CHRIS WHITTEN (World Party, Paul McCartney)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

CHRIS WHITTEN (World Party, Paul McCartney) September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips A perfectly executed guitar solo can render a song immortal. As for famous keyboard lines, there are thousands that are instantly recognisable. Even a classic bass line can seep into our subconscious and remain there for an eternity….

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CELTIC FROST

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

CELTIC FROST September 10, 2007 | Author: Baz Bardoe This has been by far the most difficult piece of writing I have tackled for many years. How do you convey to someone unfamiliar with Celtic Frost, just how important they are? How do you convince the masses to put aside…

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TROY CASSAR-DALEY-BORN TO SURVIVE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

TROY CASSAR-DALEY-BORN TO SURVIVE September 10, 2007 | Author: Eva Roberts From the launch of his career as a fledgling country artist who just liked playing music, to writing with some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry, the story of Troy’s journey to success is a classic…

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TIM ROGERS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

TIM ROGERS September 10, 2007 | Author: Joe Matera Just as politicians are prone to changing their minds, so too are musicians. Whereas pollies do it clumsily and usually to save face, musicians tend to do it more on a creative whim, a change of musical direction, a change of gear…

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LIAM FINN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

LIAM FINN September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips Amid a haze of white noise at a packed East Brunswick Club, Liam Finn launched into a freefallin’ performance of tracks from his new solo album ‘I’ll Be Lightning’. The flexibility of his one man band ethos (plus a backing vocalist) allowed…

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JACK HOWARD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

JACK HOWARD September 10, 2007 | Author: Steve Tauschke Three albums into a solo career, former Hunters & Collectors trumpet man Jack Howard celebrates a new record You’re a music teacher at Wesley College in Melbourne … do song ideas sometimes come to you while teaching? The jazz ensembles, when…

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IAN MOSS & CHRIS CHENEY TALK GUITAR!

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

IAN MOSS & CHRIS CHENEY TALK GUITAR! September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips. Photos by Marty Williams The ABBA tribute band was churning out passable cover versions of the Swedish icon’s hits in an inner suburban rehearsal complex, oblivious to the fact that today, two of Australia’s all time…

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ERAN JAMES

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 10, 2007

ERAN JAMES September 10, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips A few years ago I saw singer Eran James perform on a minor stage at the back of the Myer Music Bowl during the Melbourne International Blues Festival. It was reasonably early in the day and most people who witnessed Eran’s performance…

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MUSIC STORE FAQs

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - July 5, 2007

MUSIC STORE FAQs July 5, 2007 | Author: Eva Roberts Shopping for the perfect instrument to suit different musical needs is never an easy task. For beginners stepping into a dedicated music shop with instruments lined along the walls, asking for assistance can be a daunting prospect. Australian Musician’s Eva Roberts chatted…

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