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THE MASSEDUCTION OF ANNIE CLARK

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

I caught up with singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and fabulous art rock exponent Annie Clark aka St Vincent on the phone prior to her performance at Dark Mofo in Tasmania last Friday. “Hobart is lovely,” she tells me. Turns out so is Annie. By Greg Phillips Charting the progress of any…

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HIGH TENSION’S MIKE DESLANDES ‘PURGE’ INTERVIEW

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

Melbourne-based hard rock/metal act High Tension have been building an ever-increasing fan base and attracting the gaze of music media nationwide since delivering their 2013 ARIA nominated debut album Death Beat. Their 2015 follow up, Bully further cemented the quartet as a band to watch. Now with a line-up change…

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MATTHEW BURROWS (ZENITH MOON) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 14, 2018

Melbourne rock trio Zenith Moon have recently released their ripping debut single Inhibition, an inspiring track about overcoming a negative experience and coming out the other side a stronger person. The group have also dropped a clever clip to accompany the track, showcasing the fun, high-energy nature of a Zenith…

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KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 7, 2018

Louisiana bred guitar-slinger, singer and songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd has sold millions of albums worldwide, shining a light on the rich blues of the past and forging ahead with his own modern twist on a classic sound he has embodied since his teens. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band may be…

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OLD MAN RIVER. NEW ALBUM & TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 4, 2018

It has been a long eight years since Ohad Rein, aka Old Man River released his last studio album ‘Trust’, a disc which Triple J span on high rotation. There was a b-sides compilation six years ago but ILOVEYOUSORRYPLEASEFORGIVEMETHANKYOU, to be released on June 15th, is the first one in…

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SIX QUIX WITH CARAVANA SUN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 31, 2018

Raucous indie surf rockers Caravãna Sun have recently released an infectious new single Beauty and The Pain, written to celebrate the good and the bad times within a relationship. The group have also released a video to accompany the track, directed by Jay Wennington at Bad Seed, the vid documents…

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LLOYD SPIEGEL: THE ‘BACKROADS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 28, 2018

Despite the sparseness of personnel on most of the tracks on Lloyd Spiegel’s new album Backroads, there seems to be a hell of a lot going on sonically. Following on from his 2017 accomplished release This Time Tomorrow, Backroads sees Spiegel further develop as a craftsman of song and conjurer…

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PAUL GILBERT: MR BIG/EXTREME AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 27, 2018

Often described as hard rock’s original supergroup, Mr. Big, are headed to Australia for the very first time, as part of a massive national tour along with another celebrated American rock band Extreme. Mr. Big formed in 1988 and immediately began to solidify their place in music history. By combining…

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KURT ELLING: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 24, 2018

The New York Times declared jazz singer Kurt Elling to be “the standout male vocalist of our time.” Over a dozen Grammy nominations, a Grammy win and topping the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years would back up the New York paper’s claims. When interviewing Elling about music, as…

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HENRY BUTLER AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

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

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chatted with American piano great Henry Butler while he was in Melbourne, Australia playing some gigs with his wonderful Jambalaya band, which features Fred Cash (bass), Bobby Bryan (guitar) and Adrian Harpham (drums). Henry Butler is considered one of the  finest exponents of the fabled New…

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