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POWDERFINGER FINAL WEEK DIARY By drummer Jon (Cogs) Coghill

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 30, 2010

They formed way back in 1989 and proceeded to become one of Australia’s all time favourite bands, selling out shows, selling millions of records and winning awards by the bucket load. Hell, they even guest edited Australian Musician. On Saturday November 13th, it all came to an end. In this…

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ASK POWDERFINGER-IAN HAUG ANSWERS

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 1, 2009

When Powderfinger agreed to take on the guest edit role, one of the band’s first requests was for us to seek some questions from their fans. Here’s a selection answered by guitarist Ian Haug. What was your worst gig ever and why was it so bad? Samuel, Como, WA We…

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POWDERFINGER’S DARREN MIDDLETON Chats with WOLFMOTHER’S ANDREW STOCKDALE

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 1, 2009

December 2009. Wolfmother by Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton Wolfmother first set the music world alight with their retro rockin’ self titled debut album in 2005. The award winning trio travelled the globe gathering a massive fan base and gaining kudos from rock legends such as Thom Yorke and Jimmy Page. Then…

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BERNARD FANNING TURNS THE TABLES ON 4 MUSIC SCRIBES

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 1, 2009

THE FANNING INQUISITION September 2009. By Bernard Fanning Failed groupies or independent arbiters of musical justice? That is the question. Today’s music journalists are an increasingly marginalized lot. Plummeting print media sales, old fashioned formats and the generational move away from regular television and radio to the internet.  Where does…

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SOMETHING FOR KATE’S PAUL DEMPSEY & POWDERFINGER’S DARREN MIDDLETON discuss their new discs

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - December 1, 2009

Powderfinger, our guest editors have just released their new album ‘Golden Rule’ and are about to take it to the people at Homebake and Big Day Out. Their mate paul Dempsey has been busy touring his solo album ‘Everything is true’. Powderfingers guitarist Darren Middleton called up paul for a…

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GIBSON ES339. Review by special guest Powderfinger’s Ian Haug

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 24, 2009

GIBSON ES339 November 24, 2009 | Reviewer: Powderfinger’s Ian Haug Distributor: www.gibsonami.com I’ve never written a review on a guitar, and am not one to dwell on technical information. That being said, as soon as I picked this beast of a thing up, It looked beautiful, felt right and sounded…

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