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JOSE FELICIANO: THE 2018 AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 19, 2017

Latin guitar great Jose Feliciano returns to Australia in March 2018. AM’s Greg Phillips was honoured to chat with the amiable singer, songwriter and 9 time Grammy Award winning legend. “I’m so happy to be coming back. Australia has been developing so much in front of my eyes,” the jovial,…

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MURRAY COOK: TESTIFIES WITH SOUL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 13, 2017

AM’s Greg Phillips chats to the former red Wiggle, Murray Cook about his new band The Soul Movers, who have just released a new album titled Testify The Wiggles, Radio Birdman and soul music are seemingly three of the most random musical entities you could think of. In reality they…

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NICK WILSON: RANDOM ACTS OF ELEVATOR MUSIC

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 12, 2017

Nick Wilson of Random Acts of Elevator Music. Interviewed by Baz Bardoe Quite some time ago Nick Wilson gave me a burn of a CD of an album by his act Random Acts of Elevator Music. I couldn’t stop playing it. And the concept behind it appealed strongly to my…

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TIM POWLES (THE CHURCH): THE MAKING OF ‘MAN,WOMAN, LIFE, DEATH, INFINITY’

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 7, 2017

Iconic Australian band THE CHURCH has just released their 26th album and it’s titled Man, Woman, Life, Death, Infinity. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips spoke to the band’s drummer, engineer, and co-producer Tim Powles (aka Bandit) about the creation of the album and in particular, Tim goes into great detail about…

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OTIS WILLIAMS: THE TEMPTATIONS AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 7, 2017

The term ‘legendary’ is one of the most overused in the music business, these days applied to artists way too early in their careers. On the other hand, there are some artists whom you’d swear the term was created for… pioneering, iconic acts like The Temptations, one of the most…

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NEIL HAWKER: THE ‘SOUTH BY EAST’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 6, 2017

Melbourne-based singer, songwriter, guitarist Neil Hawker has been a stalwart of the local blues scene for well over a decade and has finally released his debut solo album ‘South By East’ It’s a classy affair containing 8 soulful, vibrant, brass-laden tracks, the kind of blues you’d expect to emanate out…

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POP WILL EAT ITSELF: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 6, 2017

Pop Will Eat Itself Interview by Baz Bardoe Pop Will Eat Itself. It was a stark prophecy in the NME that gave one of England’s most enduring and successful indie acts its name. And it has proven very true. Popular music is feasting upon the carcass of its past glories….

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JON CLEARY: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 4, 2017

He may have been born a Brit but singer, songwriter and ivories tinkler, Jon Cleary has become as much a fixture of New Orleans as cajun cooking, bayous and Lagniappe. For the last 35 years, Cleary has performed with and earned the respect of many music legends such as Bonnie…

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CESTER’S DOIN IT FOR HIMSELF

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 31, 2017

Everyone knows the story of Jet, the world conquering Australian rock band formed by brothers Nic and Chris Cester. They had massive success globally with their Get Born album and in particular the single Are You Gonna Be My Girl, which was boosted by its use in the Apple iPod…

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CURTIS HARDING: THE ‘FACE YOUR FEAR’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 26, 2017

There’s a music loving audience out there that cringes every time the phrase RnB is used to describe music by artists such as Beyonce, Rhianna, Drake, R Kelly and the like. You know who you are. You were raised on pioneering soul and original rhythm & blues music created by…

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