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CATHERINE BRITT’S BONESHAKER – YURTS SO GOOD!

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - May 1, 2015

A new songwriting method, a new producer, a huge sounding new album called Boneshaker, marriage, relocation to America … it’s all happening for Catherine Britt. AM’s Greg Phillips investigates. There comes a point in a songwriter’s career, the ones who are serious about developing as an artist anyway, that a…

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YOUNIS CLARE

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - March 8, 2015

  Younis Clare interview by Greg Phillips If you’re a singer/songwriter, it genuinely helps if you have a story to tell. Melbourne-based artist Younis Clare has many. The more Younis revealed to me about her life, the more intriguing she became. For instance, Younis once lived in a treehouse formerly…

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LEO SAYER’S RESTLESS YEARS

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - February 26, 2015

With album sales of 80 million and a back catalogue brimming with worldwide hit singles (The Show Must Go On, One Man Band, Giving It All Away, When I Need You, More Than I Can Say, You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, Thunder in My Heart etc), you can’t dispute…

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MIDGE URE: THE SOLO AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW 2015

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - February 15, 2015

  Midge Ure is a man on a mission. He’s had his fair share of fame and enjoyed the trappings of success from numerous hit songs with 80s electronic rock band Ultravox and also as a successful solo songwriter and performer in his own right (not forgetting the kudos he…

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ICEHOUSE: NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOE BUSINESS

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - February 5, 2015

With the decline in music sales, artists are turning to alternative methods of raising a buck to fund their music. This has led to a spurt of creativity in regard to artists’ merchandise. Gone are the days when all you could find with your fave band’s name on it was…

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ROSE CARLEO

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - February 1, 2015

A new album, a new musical direction and a head and heart full of fun and positivity … that’s what Rose Carleo has in store for 2015, as she tells AM’s Greg Phillips. While her previous two albums were embedded with her heart and soul and contained an honest bunch…

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6th ANNUAL MUSIC GEAR EXPO at SXSW

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 31, 2015

As well as every band under the sun and their management vying for attention in Austin Texas at SXSW  (March 13-22), you’ll also find an ever-increasing number of music gear manufactures and distributors exhibiting there. The SXSW Music Gear Expo celebrates six years in 2015 with a host of new…

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THE WORKERS CLUB: NEW LIVE MUSIC VENUE FOR GEELONG

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 28, 2015

Always great to see a venue opening rather than close. Respected Melbourne venue, The Workers Club and revered Geelong music bookers, Spinning Half have joined forces and announced the opening of Geelong’s newest live music and entertainment venue, The Workers Club Geelong.  Set to open on Little Malop Street in…

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TWIN LAKES: EDDIE GARVEN INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 26, 2015

With his old band Seabellies doing nothing in particular for more than a year, bass player Eddie Garven decides to give the frontman thing a go with a new project, Twin Lakes. As he tells AM’s Greg Phillips, he likes what he sees.   The last post on Newcastle indie…

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NAMM 2015: DAY 3 HIGHLIGHTS

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 25, 2015

NAMM Day 3, the Saturday is always the busiest day of the event. It began with the NAMM U Breakfast Session at the Anaheim Hilton Pacific Ballrom with special guest Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak. The audience of around 3,000 was enthralled with Wozniak’s anecdotes and he jokingly suggested that if…

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