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CHRIS CASELLO TALKS TAMMI SAVOY & CHRIS CASELLO COMBO OZ TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 21, 2019

Short history lesson kids! Dating back to the early ‘50s, Rockabilly is one of the earliest forms of rock music. Pioneering rockabilly artists included Bill Haley and The Comets, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Wanda Jackson and Jerry Lee Lewis to name a few. Known for its mix of Rock n…

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VANESSA AMOROSI INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 15, 2019

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips spoke with respected Australian singer, songwriter Vanessa Amorosi about her return home after spending the best part of a decade in Los Angeles developing her craft. With a vibrant new single already out and plenty more in the can, Vanessa was excited to talk about her…

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WATCH: CEDRIC BURNSIDE INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 15, 2019

Acclaimed Mississippi bluesman Cedric Burnside has music history running through his veins. The son of drummer Calvin Jackson and grandson of the legendary R.L. Burnside, as a child Cedric was touring internationally playing drums behind his ‘Big Daddy’ (R.L.), as well as playing with other notable Hill Country artists such as Junior…

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SIX QUIX WITH MILES RECOMMENDS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 7, 2019

Some bands have a better formation story than others, take Miles Recommends for instance. Conceived whilst living through the military coup in Bangkok in 2014, Miles Recommends is the brain-child of singer/songwriting and production duo Des Atkinson and Lou Cadell. Taking their moniker from their childhood video store clerk, Des…

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ERIC BIBB: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 5, 2019

Two-time Grammy nominated, acclaimed blues journeyman Eric Bibb has released 37 albums since his recording debut in 1972. As he tells us down the line from London, where he’d won Best Blues Act in the 2019 JazzFM Awards the night before, there was never much of a chance he’d become…

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CHRIS CAIN: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 2, 2019

American blues guitarist Chris Cain had the best music education anyone could ask for. As a young kid in San Jose, Chris’s father would take him to see the greats… Ray Charles, BB King, James Brown. He was never lectured or forced to like the blues, jazz or soul, his…

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BLUESFEST 2019: HUSSY HICKS INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 21, 2019

The ever-popular Leesa Gentz and Julz Parker aka Hussy Hicks are back at Bluesfest this year for their 6th appearance at the event. Playing now as an all-female 4 piece band Hussy Hicks have been travelling the globe increasing their fanbase along the way off the back of their brilliant…

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BLUESFEST 2019: SAMANTHA FISH INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 21, 2019

With two current albums ‘Belle of the West’ and ‘Chills & Fever’ attracting rave reviews and a new one in the can awaiting an August release, Samantha Fish’s star is well and truly on the rise. At Bluesfest this year, Samantha and her dynamic band of musicians have been winning…

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CANNED HEAT: FITO DE LA PARRA AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 10, 2019

After more than fifty years on the road and thirty-eight albums to their credit, the unsung band of 60’s rock and blues, Canned Heat is still going strong and coming to Australia in May. Canned Heat have been a global phenomenon for 40 years, when they first gained international attention…

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CHELSEA WILSON: THE ‘CHASING GOLD’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 7, 2019

Melbourne based vocalist, songwriter, broadcaster and DJ, Chelsea Wilson has just released her second album Chasing Gold, a disco infused good-time groove fest. It’s the follow up to her acclaimed soul-flavoured debut I Hope You’ll Be Very Unhappy Without Me. As Chelsea tells Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips in our…

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