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NATE HILL (THE LION) – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 29, 2014

The Lion is a new instrumental/post-rock Melbourne-based project by Nate Hill and Matty Davenport, whose influences include: Rage Against The Machine, Karnivool, Deftones, Mogwai, Mutemath, Incubus, Nine Inch Nails, and sleepmakeswaves. Drummer Nate is profiled here. What was your first kit like? My first kit was a beat up Boston…

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LUKE PEACOCK (THE PAINTED LADIES) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 22, 2014

Aboriginal music pioneer Vic Simms recorded The Loner in 1973 while serving time in Bathurst Gaol. This album of country soul, regarded by many as a lost classic, has inspired countless artists. In 2011, Luke Peacock happened upon The Loner. The impact that these songs had on Luke led him…

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TIM JOHN (THE GRISWOLDS) – BASS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 15, 2014

The Griswolds are a four-piece indie rock band from Sydney which was formed in February 2012. The Griswolds were picked up by hundreds of blogs around the globe and supported popular bands such as Django Django, Last Dinosaurs, and San Cisco simply by posting their first track “Mississippi” online. The…

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SCOTT SPARK-KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 11, 2014

Award-winning Australian singer songwriter, Scott Spark  recorded his sophomore album, Muscle Memory, in Los Angeles with US-based Australian engineer and sound producer Ben Tolliday. He has just released a new single and video ‘Two Alarms’ from the album, which is out on June 13. Australian Musician profiles Scott here. What…

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LILI KENDALL-VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 10, 2014

Brisbane indie pop artist Lili Kendall has announced the release of her new single, Moonlight, complemented by a dark, textured film clip that shows maturity well beyond her seventeen years.  Moonlight kicks off a unique project that will see Lili release a new original song each month before dropping her…

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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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JOHN WILLSTEED – GUITAR (HALFWAY)

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 5, 2014

Halfway is an eight piece band from Brisbane. Yep, they still make an 8 piece! Formed in 2000, Halfway have released three albums; Farewell to the Fainthearted (2004) Remember the River (2006) & An Outpost of Promise (2010). The band’s new album Any Old Love is released on June 7….

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JAKE MASON – KEYBOARDS (Cookin’ on 3 Burners)

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 3, 2014

Cookin’ On 3 Burners are Australia’s hardest hitting Hammond Organ Trio – joining the dots between Deep Funk, Raw Soul, Organ Jazz & Boogaloo. The band’s new album Blind Bet will be launched with gigs in July. AM profiles Cookin’ On 3 Burners‘ Hammond man Jake Mason. What was your…

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MIA DYSON – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 3, 2014

Mia Dyson is our first lady of the electric blues. Since releasing her debut album Cold Water in 2003, Dyson has built an ever-increasing following both here and overseas with her heartfelt vocals and stunning guitar skills. The ARIA Award winner releases her new album ‘Idyllwild’ this week. What was…

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