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LLOYD SPIEGEL: ‘THIS TIME TOMORROW’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 30, 2017

Australian blues journey man and acoustic guitarist extraordinaire Lloyd Spiegel will officially release his new studio album This Time Tomorrow on July 3rd. Even though it’s been been 7 years since his last studio record, Tangled Brew, he’s hardly been idle. In that time Lloyd has circumnavigated the globe many…

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THE MERCY KILLS PLAY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ROULETTE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 29, 2017

The Mercy Kills are part Sunset Strip trash, part CBGB’s style raw rock, yet still 100% pure oz rock n roll champions. Formed in 2009 they have a history of hanging out with legendary artists such as Courtney Love and the New York Dolls and the vibe has obviously rubbed…

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STEVE VAI: THE ‘MODERN PRIMITIVE’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 28, 2017

Virtuoso guitarist and visionary composer Steve Vai will release Modern Primitive on July 7th, 2017 through Favored Nations Entertainment, the indie label founded by Vai in 1999. Originally included as a companion disk to Vai’s 25th anniversary release of his seminal Passion and Warfare CD, Modern Primitive will be released…

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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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