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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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INTRODUCING MORIAH FORMICA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 27, 2018

In her first ever international article, Albany (USA)-based Hard Rock singer MORIAH FORMICA talks to AM’s Joshua Batten about rock music in the mainstream, television talent shows, and dealing with the pressures of being a modern day artist. As rock and roll revels in its seventh decade of existence, among…

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CAM GILES AND ALL THAT INXS JAZZ

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 23, 2018

Think of legendary Australian band INXS and you think jazz right? No? They did release an album titled The Swing in 1984 and the title of their 1982 record Shabooh Shoobah sounds a little jazzy doesn’t it? Well vocal stylist and multi-instrumentalist Cam Giles has found a neat little connection…

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BOB SPENCER: ‘SAINTS AND MURDERERS’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 19, 2018

Bob Spencer is best known for his legendary rock ’n’ roll guitar tones in bands such as, Finch, The Angels, Skyhooks and currently Rose Tattoo.  He is an ARIA Hall Of Fame member, has had multi gold and platinum records in his career including, The Angels only No.1 album ‘Beyond…

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BOZ SCAGGS: ‘OUT OF THE BLUES’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 15, 2018

For Boz Scaggs, it all began with the blues back in Texas and Oklahoma when he was a young musician starting out. However, what most remember about the acclaimed singer, songwriter is his ‘Hollywood’ breakthrough period which produced global hits such as Lido Shuffle, Lowdown, What Can I Say and…

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SIX QUIX WITH UKIYO

Posted in Interviews    //    Post Date - August 13, 2018

Inventive 21 year old multi-instrumentalist and producer, Ukiyo returns with a bubbling new single Clicky, an eccentric instrumental track that percolates with intricate percussion. Clicky is the latest taste of Ukiyo’s brand new EP entitled Fantasy, a heady collection of distinctive production moments, featuring instrumental tracks and exceptional collaborations with…

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