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LEADER CHEETAH

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 11, 2011

LEADER CHEETAH June 2011. By Peter Hodgson South Australia’s Leader Cheetah are about to release Lotus Skies, the follow-up to their 2009 debut, The Sunspot Letters. Recorded in Sydney with producer Scott Horscroft (The Panics, Little Red, The Sleepy Jackson), the album highlights the band’s songwriting with sunny, honest production…

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JOE BONAMASSA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 11, 2011

JOE BONAMASSA June 2011 By Stephen Bowtell Even though American guitarist Joe Bonamassa has been a professional musician for over 20 years and achieved so much, he’s still often referred to as the new kid on the blues block. I guess when you’re placed in the same basket as guitar…

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WATCH & READ/BASS SUMMIT-HUNTER, BALBI, WOSEEN & HULME

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 11, 2011

BASS SUMMIT with PAUL WOSEEN (Screaming Jets), Todd hunter (Dragon), STEVE BALBI (Noiseworks), IAN HULME (Choirboys) June 1, 2011 | Author: Rob Morse. Photos: Ken Leanfore Dragon, The Choirboys, Noiseworks and The Screaming Jets are undisputed icons of Australasian Rock. Their brands of driving music derive much of their power…

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MARK SEYMOUR & THE UNDERTOW By MAZ

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 1, 2011

MARK SEYMOUR & THE UNDERTOW The making of an album June 2011. By The Undertow’s drummer Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen Plus Producer/guitarist Cameron McKenzie & producer Damian Young In the mid 80s, our social network was somewhat localised. In bustling, smoke filled breakfast cafes, musicians shared their mid morning ‘touring’ anecdotes…

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MICHAEL FIX-TIMES TWO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 1, 2011

MICHAEL FIXJune 2011. By Greg Phillips For acclaimed Australian guitarist, composer and performer Michael Fix, it seemed a case of all the moons aligning in producing his brand new album Two Timing. Good fortune led to the coming together of 13 extraordinary guitarists to record a set of duet guitar…

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ROBBIE ROBERTSON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 1, 2011

ROBBIE ROBERTSON JUNE 2011 By Greg Phillips Robbie Robertson was there at the beginning of a revolution in music. He was there as part of Bob Dylan’s backing band when the folk singer went electric and polarised fans in the sixties. It was at that moment that rock n’ roll…

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JON HERRINGTON-STEELY DAN’S GUITAR MAN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 1, 2011

JON HERRINGTONJune 2011 By Greg Phillips For the last decade, New York based musician Jon Herington has been the permanent touring and recording guitarist for Steely Dan. It’s a gig which comes with as much pressure as it does prestige. After all, each time he takes the stage he is…

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MICK HARVEY by CRYSTAL THOMAS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 1, 2011

MICK HARVEY June 2011. By singer/songwriter Crystal Thomas A founding member of The Birthday Party and until 2009 Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Mick Harvey has decided after 25 years to quit his artistic and managerial role in the Bad Seeds to focus his creative energy on his solo…

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