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STONE ALONE AT THE CHERRY BAR

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - November 8, 2014

Despite the cancellation of The Rolling Stones Hanging Rock concert, a little bit of Stones magic could still be found last night at Melbourne’s iconic Cherry Bar. Longtime Rolling Stones keyboard player, Chuck Leavell performed to 200 excited, lucky punters in a thoroughly entertaining Q&A and solo piano set. Host…

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ROLLING STONES ROCK MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - November 6, 2014

Review by Rob Walker Photos by Ros O’Gorman (http://www.rosogormanphotography.com ) Australian Musician’s Rob Walker captures all of the excitement of last night’s Rolling Stones’ show As Mick Jagger announced last night at Rod Laver Arena, it’s been nigh on 50 years since the Stones first played Melbourne at the Palais (he…

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THE MERCY KILLS – COURTNEY LOVE AUSTRALIAN TOUR DIARY

Posted in Artists, Special Features, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - October 26, 2014

Missed flights, missing merch, an ailing drummer, a trip to a hospital emergency ward, a non-landing plane, backline in a state other than the one they were going to play, and a demanding 2014 My Kitchen Rules contestant. As The Mercy Kills explain, it’s all in a fortnight’s work for…

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HARPER & MIDWEST KIND. A USA TOUR DIARY

Posted in Artists, Special Features, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - September 14, 2014

ON TOUR WITH HARPER AND MIDWEST KIND- SUMMER, 2014 – USA AND CANADA Peter D Harper, or just plain old Harper as he’s more commonly known, is an Australian singer/ songwriter and extraordinarily good blues harp and didgeridoo player. After being signed to prestigious American blues label Blind Pig, he…

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MONIQUE BRUMBY – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - June 8, 2014

Monique Brumby first came to our attention as a young artist in 1998 when she was nominated for ARIA ‘Song Of The Year’ for her epic ballad ‘The Change In Me’ from her debut album Thylacine. Ever since, Brumby has built a solid musical career appearing regularly on the festival…

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LITTLE EARTHQUAKE TOUR & RELEASE “BRIGHTSIDE” FILM CLIP

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - June 1, 2014

After their debut single “Planets” caught the eyes and ears of triple j Unearthed, Rage, and a bunch of blogs worldwide earlier this year, Little Earthquake have released a film clip for their followup single “Brightside”, from the debut EP of the same name.  The band are currently on the…

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THE CHURCH TANTALISE WITH DVD

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - May 8, 2014

Check out this powerful performance of The Church doing Tantalised at the Sydney Opera House. The whole gig is now available on DVD! In recognition of their 30th Anniversary and induction to the Aria Hall of Fame in 2011, Australian musical icons The Church played to an exclusive and sold…

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AUSSIES AMONGST THE ISC PRIZE POOL

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - May 7, 2014

The prestigious US-based International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its 2013 winners and many Australian artists are among them. Out of nearly 20,000 entries from 120 countries, and 68 winners in total, Australia scored three First Place wins, six Second Place wins, four Third Place wins, and an amazing 32…

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Posted in test, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - May 6, 2014

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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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