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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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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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NEWTON FAULKNER INTERVIEWED BY OPAL OCEAN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 6, 2018

UK singer songwriter Newton Faulkner has just released his 6th album Hit The Ground Running. Newton will be touring Australia in April, including performances at Bluesfest. Nadav and Alex, of Melbourne instrumental duo Opal Ocean sat down with Newton at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel (where he’ll also be playing in April)…

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NAMM 2018: MOHINI DEY INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 5, 2018

Indian bass prodigy Mohini Dey first picked up the bass at age three and was playing professionally by age ten. She became a global YouTube sensation and caught the eyes and ears of notable musicians worldwide such as Steve Vai, Stu Hamm, Tony McAlpine, Dean Brown, and more who have…

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NAMM 2018: STERLING BALL & STEVE MORSE ON MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY

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

Ernie Ball Music Man supremo Sterling Ball and guitar legend Steve Morse sit down with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips to talk about Sterling’s new album Mutual Admiration Society which features John Ferraro & Jim Cox, with special guests: Steve Lukather (Toto), Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs, Kansas), John…

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NAMM 2018: NICKO MCBRAIN (IRON MAIDEN) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 25, 2018

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips catches up with legendary Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain at NAMM Show 2018

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