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STEVE NIEVE PLAYS ELVIS COSTELLO

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 8, 2014

Steve Nieve has been playing keyboards for Elvis Costello for more than thirty years, firstly as a member of The Attractions, and in more recent times with The Imposters. Steve also has worked on Costello’s solo albums and alongside Elvis and Burt Bacharach as part of the Painted From Memory…

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WANGARATTA JAZZ & BLUES LINE-UP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 7, 2014

The 2014 lineup for the Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival has just been announced. Now in its 25th year, the Festival has grown to become an internationally renowned event, attracting around 20,000 visitors each year and more than 200 jazz and blues artists from the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia….

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LIVING LEGENDS IN LEAPS & BOUNDS THIS WEEKEND

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 6, 2014

Any die-hard Australian indie rock ‘n’ roll fan might want to make their way to Melbourne this weekend to honour three local guitar legends. Melbourne’s Leaps and Bounds Music Festival proudly presents the Living Legends series across three consecutive nights honouring three renowned Melbourne based musicians with worldwide reputations. They…

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WATCH / BEC LAUGHTON ‘NUMBER 1 (HEARTBREAK)’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 6, 2014

Brisbane indie soul songstress Bec Laughton has been stopping audiences dead in their tracks ever since they heard her perfect pairing of infectious pop melodies backed by her powerhouse vocals. Her brand new EP M & R solidifies Laughton as an artist with amazing versatility. This may be a result…

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NEW VINES ALBUM FOR SEPTEMBER

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 3, 2014

The Vines have been a mercurial band since they arrived in 2002. Their talent took hold when the debut album ‘Highly Evolved’ launched them as one of rock music’s new saviours. It was a height though that the volatile band was never going to maintain for long. At some point…

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YES RETURN TO PLAY CLASSIC ALBUMS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 2, 2014

Prog-rock royalty returns to Australia in November when classic-rockers YES hit our stages to play the entire Fragile (1971) and Close To The Edge (1972) albums, as well as excerpts from their soon to be released album, Heaven & Earth. This is similar to previous recent tours, where they played…

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WATCH/NEW ASTON SHUFFLE VIDEO & MORE TOUR DATES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 1, 2014

The folks at the Australian Musician magazine office are finding it hard to not to groove to this infectious track from Aston Shuffle. Co-written with and featuring the vocals of Sydney songstress Elizabeth Rose, ASTON SHUFFLE’S “Back & Forth” marries classic RNB pop vibes with a driven house beat to…

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ANGUS & JULIA STONE TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 1, 2014

Angus & Julia Stone are set to bring their critically acclaimed live show back to where it all began for a string of headline tour dates this September. The forthcoming tour will see the band perform many of their most recognised and well-loved tracks, along with exciting new material from…

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SEX ON TOAST VIDEO & TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 29, 2014

Since the release of their debut album of synth-funk, soul, slow-jams and hard-rockin’ shuffles and subsequent sell-out launches in both Melbourne and Sydney, Sex on Toast have been laying low in Melbourne and doing their thang. And now they proudly announce the ‘Tonay Tour’ – another sexual exploration up the…

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MSTB’S SOCIAL MEDIA ANTHEM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 25, 2014

New-York based act My Son The Bum have released a great animated video for “Follow Me, Like Me”, a new tune which may well become a social media anthem.  We first profiled MSTB, the brain-child of songwriter and guitarist Brian Kroll, in print back in 2010. It’s a unique band…

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