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TERRA NINE (AKA MICHAEL WESTCOT) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 28, 2018

Terra Nine interview by Baz Bardoe Long term readers will know how highly I rate Terra Nine aka Michael Westcot. He combines his accomplished violin playing with synthesis to create a very approachable and evocative kind of ‘chill’ music and I think because he is an actual musician who can…

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ARLO GUTHRIE: BLUESFEST Q&A

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 26, 2018

Arlo Guthrie always had big shoes to fill. His father was America’s most beloved singer/songwriter and philosopher Woody Guthrie. However, with his quirky performance style and storytelling ability, Arlo was able to pave a successful music career of his own. First finding success with his 1967 album Alice’s Restaurant, which…

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THE PRETTY THINGS: DICK TAYLOR AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 24, 2018

Formed in 1963 by vocalist Phil May and ex-Rolling Stones bass player Dick Taylor, The Pretty Things were one of numerous high energy rock bands that were part of the British Rock invasion that emerged out of London in the early sixties. While not as commercially successful as bands like…

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GARY GRIMM & MARK SCHULMAN (P!NK): THE TECH & THE DRUMMER TALK DRUMS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 22, 2018

Recently, we brought you an exclusive backstage insight into P!NK’s Beautiful Trauma tour.  This time, we go a little deeper into the percussion element of P!NK’s show, via an interview with the tour’s amiable drum tech, Gray Grimm. We also have a word to P!NK’s drummer Mark Schulman. “I have…

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DARREN MIDDLETON: THE ‘TIDES’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 17, 2018

It’s been eight years since the official break up of iconic Australian group Powderfinger in 2010 and twenty years since the release of their multi-award winning recording Internationalist. A 20th anniversary edition of the album is due to be released on October 12th. Prior to that release however, with a…

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SOUTHERN EMPIRE: SEAN TIMMS ‘CIVILISATION’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 13, 2018

Joshua Batten chats with Southern Empire’s keyboard player and bandleader Sean Timms Adelaidean Retro-Prog rockers Southern Empire may be relatively unknown in their home country, but with their second album Civilisation getting rave reviews in Europe and America, they’re on their way to becoming the new antipodean ambassadors of the genre….

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SIX QUIX WITH EGOISM

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 13, 2018

Egoism is a dreampop band from Sydney comprising of Olive Rush and Scout Eastment. They have just released a blissful new tune called “Sorry”, the first single to be lifted from their upcoming second EP. Olive and Scout also sat down to tackle Six Quix for us “I wrote this…

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