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HOLLY THROSBY- POETRY’S A DIRTY WORD

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

HOLLY THROSBY August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips When Holly Throsby sings a lyric, she doesn’t want any unnecessary instrumentation getting in the way. After all, she’s laboured long enough over finding the perfect line to describe her inner-most thoughts. What would be the point of losing it all…

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TOMMY EMMANUEL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

TOMMY EMMANUEL August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips A new album (The Mystery) , a DVD (Live at Her Majestys) and an ever-growing international fan base has Tommy Emmanuel grinning from ear to ear. Tom was in the midst of a US tour when he found time to call up Greg…

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GEORGE LYNCH

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

GEORGE LYNCH August 29, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera Emerging out of LA’s then exploding ‘80s Sunset Strip scene, George Lynch etched himself into the rock guitar playing annals via the hugely successful hard rock combo Dokken. His intensely rapid fire style and unique approach earned him the title of ‘Mr….

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THE SLEEPY JACKSON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

THE SLEEPY JACKSON August 29, 2006 | Author: Jenny Valentish The Sleepy Jackson’s second album is made up of equal parts love, reverb and harmony. Jenny Valentish discovers Luke Steele is going to be feel-good if it kills him… “It was pretty strict in the studio, hey?” Luke Steele says with a…

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THE NEW YORK DOLLS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

THE NEW YORK DOLLS August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Ever wondered how the word ‘Trash’ became part of the rock n’ roll vernacular? Proto-punk band The New York Dolls is not a bad place to start. With a mix of Bolanesque glam and Rolling Stones’ swagger, the lipstick wearing,…

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RADIO BIRDMAN-RADIOS RE-APPEAR!

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 15, 2006

RADIO BIRDMAN-RADIOS RE-APPEAR! March 15, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera It’s been a long time between drinks for Australian punk rock legends Radio Birdman. With a style that’s rooted in ‘60s Detroit garage rock ala The Stooges, instrumental surf music and the dirty and gritty attitude of The Stones, Radio Birdman…

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ADRIAN BELEW chats with Simon Patterson

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 9, 2006

ADRIAN BELEW chats with Simon Patterson June 9, 2006 | Author: Simon Patterson Adrian Belew is the guitarist recording artists call upon when the unconventional is required. Rather than speed or accuracy, of which he  deals out with ease too,  Adrian is more concerned about innovation, imagination and inspiration. It’s his…

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JOSH ROUSE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

JOSH ROUSEJune 8, 2006 | Author: Steven Hocking There’s something about Spain that stirs the imagination with dreams of eternal summer, languid siestas and free romance. Whatever it is has clearly rubbed off on American singer-songwriter Josh Rouse since his move to the south of Spain last year, for his…

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LIVE’S ED KOWALCZYK

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

LIVE’S ED KOWALCZYK June 8, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Ed Kowalczyk, the enigmatic lead singer from US band Live was recently in Australia doing some pre- publicity for the band’s new album ‘Songs from Black Mountain’. Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips sat down with Ed for a chat. Songs from Black…

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YOU AM I

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 8, 2006

YOU AM I June 8, 2006 | Author: Author: Joe Matera As one of Australia’s most respected and successful bands, You Am I have notched up an impressive list of accolades during their career. They’ve garnered seven ARIA Awards, set a record for having three consecutive albums debut at #1 (Hi-Fi…

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