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VINNIE BARBARO (THE NEW YORKS) – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - July 13, 2017

  Indie rockers The New Yorks have recently announced their new single We Enjoy This Too Much, a seriously fun, guitar-driven bop reminiscent of The Wombats, out July 14. An endearing clip, featuring the charismatic half wolf/half human frontman Sir Wolf, accompanies We Enjoy This Too Much with a perfect…

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MIKE ELRINGTON: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 5, 2017

Everything about Mike Elrington’s performance is big, from the guy’s physical frame, voice and guitar sound to the amount of heart and soul he injects into his show. If anyone needs any evidence of this, check out his new live album and accompanying DVD Live At The Flying Saucer. Recorded…

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GEOFF ACHISON: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 3, 2017

Geoff Achison is not only one of Australia’s most accomplished guitarists, he’s also an incredibly talented songwriter as he proves on his latest studio album Another Mile, Another Minute.  That’s not just us delivering the praise either. Recent tours to both the UK and USA have garnered Geoff a swag…

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NICK JOHNSTON: MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - July 3, 2017

Canadian musician and composer Nick Johnston is currently one of the most talked about guitarists on the planet and lucky for us, he’s appearing at the 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show. His current instrumental album Remarkably Human showcases a wonderful fluidity on the fretboard and his tasteful note choices on some…

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SONNY LANDRETH: ‘LIVE IN LAFAYETTE’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 30, 2017

Commonly known as the ‘King of Slydeco’, legendary American blues guitarist Sonny Landreth has earned the respect of some of music’s greatest artists including Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Clifton Chenier and Jimmy Buffet, all whom have called on Landreth for his slide guitar wizardry. After a dozen acclaimed albums, the…

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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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GRANT HARDISTY (TEMPUS SUN) – KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 28, 2017

Newcomers and last year’s Bank of Melbourne ‘Melbourne Music Bank’ winners, Tempus Sun have recently announced their debut single Owls, an unstoppable powerhouse that is built to embolden listeners and encourage them to discuss their struggles with others.  To celebrate, Tempus Sun will be launching the single with a show…

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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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