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GRINSPOON: PAT DAVERN REFLECTS ON ‘GUIDE TO BETTER LIVING’

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 22, 2017

Twenty two years ago a bunch of Lismore-based mates formed a raw, rock ‘n’ roll band called Grinspoon. Two years later they released their debut album, Guide To Better Living, a record which went on to achieve double platinum accreditation and was splashed all over the Triple J airwaves. The…

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THE DIVES: EVAN STANLEY INTERVIEW

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

The Dives are a new 4 piece rock band out of New York, who have been riding a strong industry buzz based on the quality of their debut EP Everybody’s Talkin’. It also doesn’t hurt that a bullet point on their bio tells you that singer, songwriter and guitarist Evan…

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SPD::ONE LAUNCH: INTERVIEW WITH V-DRUMS’ HIROYUKI NISHI

Posted in Artists, Gear, Interviews, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 15, 2017

The feedback from the inaugural Sydney Drum & Percussion Show last month indicated that the public enjoyed the quality of talent on stage and in sessions, as well as the wide array of gear on display. The 2017 drum show was also auspicious for being the global launching pad for…

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WATCH: ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO INTERVIEW

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

ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO at Bird’s Basement. June 13, 2017:  Gig report and Video interview Interview by Greg Phillips. Photos and video assistance by Jason Rosewarne GIG REPORT: Space punk, Alien power pop … call it what you want but The Adrian Belew Power Trio is a hell of a…

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STEVE HACKETT: AUSTRALIAN TOUR & MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 13, 2017

Renowned UK guitarist, composer STEVE HACKETT made a name for himself as lead guitarist in the pioneering progressive rock band Genesis in the early 70s. He was part of the classic Peter Gabriel era line up which produced acclaimed albums such as The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, Foxtrot and Selling…

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POLISH CLUB: ‘ALRIGHT ALREADY’ TOUR INTERVIEW

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

Sydney based garage-soul rockers Polish Club have just wrapped up a sold out Alright Already album tour. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with John and Novak from the band at Melbourne’s Curtin Hotel for a beer and a chat before their final weekend of shows of the tour. The…

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HUSKY: THE ‘PUNCHBUZZ’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - June 6, 2017

Melbourne’s harmony-based acoustic pop/rock outfit Husky have just released their third studio record, Punchbuzz. Recorded in Melbourne with producer Matt Redlich, the captivating sound of Punchbuzz is of a band re-birthed, having drawn upon new inspirations to deliver their most exciting and experimental record yet. Ahead of a national tour…

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THE ROMEO KNIGHTS: THE ‘SPIRES’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 1, 2017

Sometimes being a musician in a vibrant music scene is akin to playing the dating game. You go from band to band, testing to see if you’re musically compatible, get along socially, have similar tastes and ultimately have the same goals and desires. That’s one of the great virtues of…

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JIMMY WEBB AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

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

There’s no questioning this man’s songwriting credentials, Jimmy Webb has been crafting wonderful songs for over forty years, many of which have become treasured standards. His platinum selling songs include: “Wichita Lineman,” “By The Time I Get To Phoenix,” “Galveston,” “The Moon’s A Harsh Mistress,” “All I Know,” “The Highwayman,”…

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BILL EVANS IN TOWN FOR SOME FESTIVE SAX

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 24, 2017

Bill Evans is an American jazz saxophonist who first came to prominence as a member of the Miles Davis group in the 1980s as well as the fusion band Elements. Evans has recorded over 17 solo albums and received two Grammy Award nominations. Deeply intrigued and ultimately inspired by American…

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