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RON POPE – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 25, 2014

Multi-talented Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and gifted guitarist, Ron Pope is set to return to Australia to promote his new single, Lick My Wounds (available now) and new album, Calling Off The Dogs, set for release on June 6. AM profiles Ron here. What was your first guitar? The first guitar I…

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SHELLEY SEGAL- VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 17, 2014

Melbourne singer songwriter and international touring artist, Shelley Segal has just released her new single, Morocco lifted from her third studio album, An Easy Escape which is set for release on June 6.  The eclectic storyteller will celebrate the launch of her new releases with shows at The Northcote Social…

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HUGH MIDDLETON (BOYEUR) – KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 13, 2014

Hugh Middleton and Tim Ischia are Boyeur, a unique and talented indie pop musical partnership from Melbourne. What was your first keyboard? A little Yamaha kids keyboard with a “DEMO” button you could hit and it would perform a cheesy MIDI tune for you. Classic! What do you use on…

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MARCEL YAMMOUNI – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 11, 2014

MARCEL YAMMOUNI has been around the traps for a while, sometimes as a gun session bass player and other times as an amazing lead guitarist. He has toured with Vanessa Amorosi, Electric Empire and Andrew Da Silva. He has worked extensively on TV shows like X Factor and Australia’s Got…

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JORDAN WILSON-GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 9, 2014

Georgia Fair is Jordan Wilson, vocals and acoustic guitar and Ben Riley, guitars and harmony vocals; they are Sydney born and raised but now based in Melbourne. Their second and current album Trapped Flame was released in October last year to much acclaim. AM profiles Jordan Wilson, half of the…

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EMMA SIDNEY-VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 8, 2014

Emma Sidney’s career started in the field of opera. However, things changed when she had pleasure of meeting and jamming with jazz legend Gil Askey for the first time. This lead to a thirst for jazz music. It’s a path she’s pursued ever since, culminating in 3 albums of quality…

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PETE FARNAN-GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 7, 2014

PETER FARNAN (BOOM CRASH OPERA) – GUITAR  What was your first guitar? A Kasuga acoustic – still got it. Extremely narrow neck. Big body. I was 10 and couldn’t get my arm around it. I saw Johnny Chester play one on Uptight or Happening 70 or whatever the show was….

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PAUL WOSEEN – BASS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 7, 2014

What was your first bass? A late ‘60’s Fender Musicmaster bass. I’ve still got it, but it’s loaded with ’75 P-Bass pickups I ripped out another bass. What’s your main bass now? There’s a few. I record a lot with a 1975 Music Man Stingray and a 1970 Fender Jazz…

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JARED CAMPBELL (VELUDO) – BASS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Oz rockers, Veludo have been gathering quite a ground-swell of interest with their energetic live shows and new single, Stay Young off their self-titled EP. The band’s bass player Jared Campbell runs through his gear for Australian Musician. What was your first bass? An old Epiphone SG double cut away…

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PETER ‘MAZ’ MASLEN – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 6, 2014

Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen  first came to our attention as drummer in 80s rock pop outfit Boom Crash Opera, a band which has been doing quite a few come back gigs lately. He can also be seen clicking sticks with Mark Seymour and The Undertow and a list (too long to…

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