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JEN CLOHER INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 16, 2017

Want something done? ‘Ask a busy person’, goes the saying. Melbourne based singer songwriter Jen Cloher, is one of those busy people who achieves a lot. As co-founder of Milk Records, she has been able to position the label so that it could function along with the best of them…

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REX BROWN: THE ‘SMOKE ON THIS ‘ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 15, 2017

As bass player for Pantera and Down, Rex Brown has laid down some of the heaviest, punchiest bass notes in metal history. But as his recently released solo album Smoke On This … proves, there’s more to Brown than holding down a solid bottom end. Australian Musician Reza Nasseri spoke…

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OLIVER TANK (HANSAA GUEST VOCALIST) – VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - August 11, 2017

Electronic newcomer Hansaa, otherwise known as Vinay Matta, has been honing his craft as a producer and producer in Los Angeles for the past two years; but has recently announced his debut single Need To Know, co-produced with LA-based production duo soso and featuring the stirring vocals of Oliver Tank….

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MGS 2017: WASHBURN’S JONATHAN LEE & KIRK LORANGE (ARTIST)

Posted in Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 10, 2017

We were honoured to have Washburn’s Chief Designer, Jonathan Lee attend the Melbourne Guitar Show last weekend, where he presented an informative session on America’s guitar making history, along with Washburn artist Kirk Lorange. Kirk Lorange is an acclaimed Australian slide guitarist who has played with some of our greatest…

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DIESEL: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - August 7, 2017

After wrapping up a year long tour in support of his Americana album, Diesel is now about to embark on a national tour to celebrate 25 years since the release of his classic Hepfidelity album. It will be a 2 part show showcasing hits from Diesel’s 30 year career to…

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OPAL OCEAN: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 28, 2017

Frenchman Alex Champ and New Zealander Nadav Tabak lived parallel lives in New Zealand, busking in the same town and attending the same concerts but it wasn’t until they moved to Melbourne that they actually met. They began composing and crafting their original works in a Melbourne basement in 2013…

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DAN SULTAN: THE ‘KILLER’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 27, 2017

As expressed by the man himself in our video interview below, Dan Sultan has never felt beholden to any particular musical pigeon-hole. It’s this refusal to play anyone’s game bar his own which allows Dan to approach his craft with a freedom that results in music which comes only from…

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TEN YEARS ON: THE 50 MOST SIGNIFICANT MOMENTS IN AUSTRALIAN POP/ROCK

Posted in Special Features    //    Post Date - July 14, 2017

Ten years ago, during the winter of 2007 we celebrated the 50th printed issue of the national quarterly Australian Musician magazine with a very special feature; the 50 Most Significant Moments in Australian Pop/Rock history. Holed up in a pub and armed with nothing but a blackboard and two boxes…

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MAX CAVALERA: ‘ROOTS’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - July 14, 2017

Released in 1996, Roots was the sixth studio album by legendary Brazilian heavy metal act Sepultura. It was the band’s last studio album to feature founding member and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Max Cavalera before he left to create his solo project Soulfly. More than twenty years on, Max and Iggor Cavalera…

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VINNIE BARBARO (THE NEW YORKS) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - July 13, 2017

  Indie rockers The New Yorks have recently announced their new single We Enjoy This Too Much, a seriously fun, guitar-driven bop reminiscent of The Wombats, out July 14. An endearing clip, featuring the charismatic half wolf/half human frontman Sir Wolf, accompanies We Enjoy This Too Much with a perfect…

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