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YOU AM I

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

YOU AM I June 8, 2006 | Author: Author: Joe Matera As one of Australia’s most respected and successful bands, You Am I have notched up an impressive list of accolades during their career. They’ve garnered seven ARIA Awards, set a record for having three consecutive albums debut at #1 (Hi-Fi…

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THE BAMBOOS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 15, 2006

THE BAMBOOS March 15, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Listeners of national radio broadcaster Triple J may have heard the Bamboos track “Tighten Up” off their soon to be released debut album ‘Step it Up’. It’s the instrumental featuring a trippy flute dancing all over a funky back beat, a tune…

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THE DOOBIES BROTHERS IN AUSTRALIA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 15, 2006

THE DOOBIES BROTHERS IN AUSTRALIA March 15, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips At a time when the breezy west coast sounds of bands like America, Seals and Crofts and our own Little River Band were ruling the US air waves, and Glenn Frey, Don Henley and co were yet to become…

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NUNO BETTENCOURT IN AUSTRALIA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 25, 2006

NUNO BETTENCOURT IN AUSTRALIA January 25, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips A new signature series Washburn guitar range, a band with a new name and a new album on the verge of release … three reasonably good reasons to bring Nuno Bettencourt to Australia. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips spoke with the…

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RICK WAKEMAN-SOUNDCHECKIN’ SOLO

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 10, 2006

RICK WAKEMAN-SOUNDCHECKIN’ SOLO January 10, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Master keyboard player Rick Wakeman is truly a rock music pioneer. His piano work can be heard on classic albums by David Bowie, T Rex and Black Sabbath as well as with his own classic progressive rock band Yes, and…

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MISSY HIGGINS-MELBOURNE’S MISSY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 8, 2005

MISSY HIGGINS – MELBOURNE’S MISSY December 8, 2005 | Author: Greg Phillips. Pics Marty Williams Standing front of stage, hands raised and interlocked with her band members before a rapturous crowd, they proceeded to perform the traditional rock n’ roll bow, music’s equivalent to a sporting team holding the winner’s cup…

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TAXIRIDE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 8, 2005

TAXIRIDEDecember 8, 2005 | Author: Greg Phillips AXIOMATICALLY SPEAKING! On a typically brisk Melbourne morning not too far from the city skyline, Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips found Taxiride in a rehearsal complex preparing for their upcoming tour and promotion of their third, but first independently released album “Axiomatic”. Instant success for…

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JEFF BECK-CLASSIC 70s INTERVIEW By Steven Rosen

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 21, 2005

JEFF BECK – CLASSIC 70’S INTERVIEW November 21, 2005 | Author: Steven Rosen Jimmy Page once remarked about him that he “Plays guitar like he drives his cars,” recklessly, dangerously.  So when Geoffrey Arnold came into the world on that war-shattered summer’s day in 1944, he probably felt right at…

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ORIANTHI- PRS Queen

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 21, 2005

ORIANTHI – PRS Queen November 21, 2005 | Author: Greg Phillips For a start Orianthi is an official Paul Reed Smith guitar endorsee and in 2004 was invited to perform at that prestigious guitar maker’s 20th anniversary celebrations. She has traded guitar licks on stage with Steve Vai, Carlos Santana and…

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JOE SATRIANI AT SOUNDCHECK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 18, 2005

JOE SATRIANI AT SOUNDCHECK August 18, 2005 | Author: Joe Matera. Pics by Marty Williams SOUNDCHECKIN’ WITH SATCH It’s late afternoon and I’m sitting in the foyer of a plush Melbourne inner city hotel talking to Joe Satriani’s manager Mick Brigden awaiting for Satch to show for our Australian Musician…

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