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PERFORMANCE: JOSH PYKE – ‘HOLLERING HEARTS’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

On July 31, Josh Pyke will release his 5th studio album, ‘But For All These Shrinking Hearts’, the follow up to his acclaimed 2013 record ‘The Beginning And The End Of Everything’. Last week Australian Musician caught up with Josh for a chat about the new album (interview online soon)…

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AUSTRALIAN BAND CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 22, 2015

I wonder how many musicians worldwide can claim that they’ve played in the same band continuously for fifty years? Local music product industry identity Owen Ray is one that can lay claim to such an honour with his band The Countdowns. Fifty years ago, as a young Toowoomba teenager, Owen Ray…

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PERFORMANCE: ALISON FERRIER & JED ROWE ‘DIRT FLOOR’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 16, 2015

Yesterday we spent the day with Alison Ferrier and Jed Rowe at Enclave Studios, where we taped interviews and a track off each of their new albums. Alison and Jed also came together to perform the Chris Whitley song ‘Dirt Floor’ exclusively for australianmusician.com.au at The Enclave 16 June, 2015….

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WHAT IS DAVID BOWIE IS?

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 14, 2015

As part of their Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series, the Australian Centre for the Moving Images will present David Bowie Is (16 July – 1 November), a once in a lifetime exhibition charting the legacy of the iconic artist. David Bowie Is was created by the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum…

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 12, 2015

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT AUSTRALIAN TOUR. PERIPHERY TO SUPPORT. DEVIN TOWNSEND is one of the most prodigious and prolific contemporary talents in the metal world, along with being one of the most admired and celebrated. For almost 20 years, DEVIN TOWNSEND has amazed, beguiled and occasionally baffled all comers in numerous…

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PRE-ORDER JOSH PYKE ALBUM & GET SHOW TICKET & MORE!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 12, 2015

PRE-ORDER JOSH PYKE ALBUM & GET SHOW TICKET & MORE! A week ago, Josh Pyke dropped a taste of his much-anticipated 5th studio album ‘But For All These Shrinking Hearts’ in the form of a fans-first video for the album track ‘There’s A Line’.  Now, as of today the first official…

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Watch: McCARTNEY ‘OUT THERE’ SOUNDCHECK

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 11, 2015

Currently doing the rounds globally is Paul McCartney’s ‘Out There’ tour. No official word on Australian dates as yet but it’s been over 20 years since the man has played here. McCartney has been playing an impressive set list of around 45 songs per show (set list below from Amsterdam…

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Yngwie Malmsteen Live Review – Melbourne

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 11, 2015

Yngwie Malmsteen Live Review @ 170 Russell St, 10/06/15 Report and photos Reza Nasseri Like many young, naive guitarists, when I first started playing I had the burning desire and a dream to become the fastest player in the world. Prior to the conception of the internet there were two…

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LEAPS & BROWNS! Jon Von Goes again with Yarra Songs

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 9, 2015

JVG’s Yarra Songs- BROWN RIVER – Leaps & Bounds Music Festival 2015 Surely one of the funnest fests goin’ round, the Leaps & Bounds Music Festival presents once again, RRR’s Jonnie von Goes, and the crown jewel gig of Leaps and Bounds Music Festival, BROWN RIVER! For the third year…

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PERFORMANCE: LLOYD SPIEGEL ‘MISSISSIPPI SUN’

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 8, 2015

Lloyd Spiegel has just released a brilliant new live album called ‘Double Live Set’, available on iTunes or CD. We captured Lloyd performing some tracks from the album in between doing guitar tips and an interview for us at Black Pearl Studios in Moorabbin. See Lloyd at the Melbourne Guitar…

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