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WEEKEND WARRIORS: A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT

Posted in Special Features, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - June 19, 2009

After more than two decades in music media it was finally time for Australian Musician Editor Greg Phillips to view life from the other side of the stage. In the winter of 2009, he signed up for a Weekend Warriors program and lived to tell his tale. Photos by Ros…

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REMEMBERING BRUCE CLARKE

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 23, 2008

REMEMBERING BRUCE CLARKE September 23, 2008 | Author: Simon Patterson July 2008 saw the passing of a remarkable figure in both the guitar community and wider musical spheres of Australia. The name Bruce Clarke may not be familiar to some readers. Over roughly a sixty year period, Bruce made a…

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RESPECT

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

RESPECT September 11, 2008 | Author: Jeff Jenkins Australian Musician collects Dave Graney, Clare Moore, Angie Hart, Lisa Miller, Spencer P Jones and sits them down with Jeff Jenkins to discuss the topic of RESPECT. The topic is respect and Lisa Miller tells her colleagues: “I really respect all you…

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MIKE NOGA’S ONE NIGHT STANDS

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 3, 2008

As part of the issue of Australian Musician that The Drones guest edited, their drummer Mike Noga wrote a wonderful piece on some of the beds that he has stayed in around the world while on tour with The Drones. It’s a tough job traveling the world laying down beats…

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THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY June 12, 2008 | Author: Tristan, guitarist and banjo picker – The Audreys The First Week…. Hey folks it’s Tristan here, guitarist and banjo picker with The Audreys, and I’m pleased as punch to invite you to share the triumphant highs and the truckstop food lows as you…

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HOLLY THROSBY interviews CLARE BOWDITCH

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 24, 2007

HOLLY THROSBY interviews CLARE BOWDITCH December 24, 2007 | Author: Holly Throsby I first met Clare Bowditch on her front doorstep. I arrived to stay the night at her house because I was doing a show in Melbourne and, even though we didn’t know each other except for a few…

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CLARE BOWDITCH interviews Magic Dirt’s ADALITA

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 24, 2007

CLARE BOWDITCH interviews Magic Dirt’s ADALITA December 24, 2007 | Author: Clare Bowditch I met Adalita at a really beautiful wedding a couple of years ago. She was spinning some tunes and I was dancing as hard as I could. This could be the wine talking but I think I remember…

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Jade MacCrae on Renee Geyer. Lil’ Fi reports

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 29, 2007

Jade MacCrae on Renee Geyer November 29, 2007 | Author: Lil’ Fi Try getting Renee Geyer and Jade MacCrae in the same town, in the same room at the same time for a chat for a magazine. Effervescent Melbourne based  roots singer Lil’ Fi attempted… several times. Such is the…

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Guest Editorial from Clare Bowditch

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 29, 2007

Guest Editorial from Clare Bowditch November 29, 2007 | Author: Clare Bowditch Clare’s Australian Musician editorial and explanation as to why we presented an all-female issue back in 2007 Edition 52, the Ms Musician Edition of Australian Musician, owes it’s inception to a special feature embedded in the 50th edition…

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SALUTING OUR SEMINAL WOMAN ROCKERS

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - November 29, 2007

November 29, 2007 | Author: Claire Hedger Long before Missy Higgins, Adalita, Clare Bowditch and co, there were other equally as talented female artists, that to this day haven’t had the kudos they deserve. Claire Hedger salutes our seminal female rockers. The majestic Regatta Hotel is an historic pub in the Brisbane…

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