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LARRY CARLTON & ROBBEN FORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

LARRY CARLTON & ROBBEN FORD June 13, 2007 | Author: Marcel Yammouni Throughout the 70s when fusion was king, Larry Carlton was one of the busiest session guitarists on the planet. He played on  many classic albums by artists as revered as Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Billy Joel and The Doobie Brothers. As a jazz and fusion  solo performer his career has been as equally successful netting him three Grammy Awards. Robben Ford also got his start  in the same 70s scene playing with LA Express and The Yellowjackets. However Ford chose more of a blues path, making a  name for himself with his band The Blue Line. Recently they were both in Australia sharing the stage and playing tracks  from their 2006 live release,’Tokyo Bluenote’. AM’s Marcel Yammouni and Juno Roxas tracked the two guitar legends  down for a chat. Pic by Edwina Pickles AM: When did you guys first meet? RF: It was roughly 1974. Larry couldn’t do the tour with Joni Mitchell for the ‘Court and Spark’ album that he had played on…

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DINOSAUR JR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

DINOSAUR JR June 13, 2007 | Author: Steve Tauschke Two decades after sparking in an indie-rock explosion, American power trio Dinosaur Jr is back, remastered and reunited for a new generation. Steve Tauschke speaks with singer-guitarist J Mascis. If you’re searching for the missing link between Neil Young’s 70s proto-grunge and the…

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STONE SOUR at Soundcheck

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

STONE SOUR at Soundcheck June 13, 2007 | Author: Reza Nasseri The band includes Slipnot’s Corey Taylor and James Root. The name, Stone Sour, derives from a drink which consists of whisky and orange juice. The sound is … well… let’s call it post-grunge. They don’t wear masks. The venue is…

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DALLAS FRASCA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

DALLAS FRASCA June 13, 2007 | Author: Eva Roberts EVERY now and then a voice comes along that makes you stop in your tracks and listen, and in an industry that is fraught with commercialism, an emergence of real talent is a breath of fresh air. It is no surprise then…

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FIONA HORNE’S WICCAN BEATS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 13, 2007

FIONA HORNE’S WICCAN BEATS June 13, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips From 90’s electro-grunge rock, to the spellbinding world of witchcraft, Fiona Horne has come full circle and merged both of her passions in a brand new album called ‘Witch Web’. Fiona spoke to Greg Phillips about the new project from…

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JESSICA PAIGE-JB SEED GRANT RECIPIENT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 16, 2007

JESSICA PAIGE-JB SEED GRANT RECIPIENT March 16, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips. pic by Marty Williams The JB Seed Arts Grant Fund was created to help develop genuine artistic expression in Australia. It was the brainchild of John Butler and his partner Danielle Caruana and since it’s inception in 2005,…

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JOHN BUTLER- GRAND NATIONAL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 16, 2007

JOHN BUTLER- GRAND NATIONAL March 16, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips The man greeting us at the door of a swish modern suite in a flash Melbourne apartment block is John Butler. There’s something odd about the sight of Butler in this environment, in the same sense you’d ponder a…

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CHIMAIRA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 13, 2007

CHIMAIRA March 13, 2007 | Author: Reza Nasseri Cleveland metalcore outift Chimaira describe their sound as a “twelve testicle bulldozer” and this is probably an understatement when describing the bands’ forthcoming release, “Resurrection”. Reza Nasseri  spoke to lead guitarist, Rob Arnold about the new album, touring and other quirks associated with…

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DIESEL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 13, 2007

DIESEL March 13, 2007 | Author: Joe Matera Diesel is one of those rare talents who has immense popular appeal and is also a musician’s musician. His guitar playing is nothing short of extraordinary. His music is uniquely original and inventive; an immaculate fusion of rock and soul. As a performer…

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KEV CARMODY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 13, 2007

KEV CARMODYMarch 13, 2007 | Author: Eva Roberts When Kev Carmody was penning lyrics to some of his most spellbinding songs, the artists who have performed them on the new Carmody tribute album were little more than a glimmer in their parents’ eyes. Yet they have managed to take the prolific…

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