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DARYL ROBERTS (HEY GRINGO): ‘NOT THE SAME PLANET’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 21, 2018

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with Melbourne based multi-instrumentalist Daryl Roberts to chat about his band Hey Gringo’s brand new album Not The Same Planet. Melbourne-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Daryl Roberts is passionate about his music. He and his current crop of Hey Gringo band mates have just…

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BOBBY RUSH: BLUESFEST BOUND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 20, 2018

“If you don’t like the blues, you probably don’t like your mama,” states Bobby Rush, the passionate blues legend who turns 85 in November. Rush is blues music royalty, a rare breed that can count iconic names like Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin’ Hopkins,…

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NAMM 2018: JOHN JORGENSON INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 19, 2018

Perhaps best known for his guitar work with bands such as the Desert Rose Band and The Hellecasters, JOHN JORGENSON is also proficient in the mandolin, mandocello, Dobro, pedal steel, piano, upright bass, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. John has earned a reputation as a world-class musician, as evidenced by his…

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NAMM 2018: HENRY DILTZ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 14, 2018

Although Henry Diltz was making a reasonable living for himself playing banjo in the Modern Folk Quartet in the 60s, recording albums for Warner Brothers, which were produced by Phil Spector and Jack Nitzsche, it was the spontaneous acquisition of a camera which changed his life forever. Hanging out with…

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DAVE KILMINSTER (ROGER WATERS BAND) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Based on previous tours, there’s an expectation upon attending a Roger Waters concert that you’re going to witness something very special but surely nothing could come close to topping his triumphant 2012 The Wall tour of Australia? Yet somehow with his current Us + Them tour making the rounds of…

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MARY WEBB – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Captivating and unique, Mary Webb has recently released a new single Gecko Fingers, a stirring ode to the relationship shared between sisters. Accompanied by an eerie video, directed by Aaron Schuppan (West Thebarton, Nakatomi), Gecko Fingers is the first taste of Mary’s new album Love Like Planets, a spectacular body…

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JACK MCLAINE (SUMNER) – KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Electronic music duo Sumner consists of Jack McLaine and Chloe Wilson. The underground newcomers have already played alongside Vera Blue, The Smith Street Band, Montaigne, graced the Falls Festival stage and were part of the recent Party In The Paddock lineup … but for the rest of 2018, it’s about…

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RUBY BOOTS: THE ‘DON’T TALK ABOUT IT’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 8, 2018

At 14 years old, Ruby Boots—real name Bex Chilcott— left a conflicted home in Perth to do grueling work on pearling boats and she hasn’t stopped migrating since, traversing the wide-open landscapes of her homeland and exploring the most remote and wondrous corners of Europe and North America. The Nashville…

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STEVE GADD: BLICHER, HEMMER, GADD AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 8, 2018

Asked to name a legendary guitarist, most musicians will fire back with Hendrix, Clapton, Beck or Page as the staple answers. Ask the same question of musicians about drummers and it will be Bonham or Moon in the rock music realm but for a more sophisticated style of rhythm, the…

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: MIKE DEAN INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 8, 2018

Corrosion of Conformity – MIKE DEAN interview by Baz Bardoe For almost four decades North Carolina hard rockers Corrosion of Conformity have commanded respect from both their fans and peers. In January this year they released yet another powerful album No Cross No Crown. AM’s Baz Bardoe recently spoke to…

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