Slash and Myles Kennedy Talk About Touring and More

LASH and his bandmates Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will release their new album WORLD ON FIRE on September 16 via SLASH’s own label Dik Hayd International distributed through Caroline. The group revealed the cover artwork for WORLD ON FIRE designed by American contemporary artist Ron English today. Featuring the blazing title track as the first single—arriving at radio Friday, June 13th—the disc marks SLASH’s third ...

Josh Pyke Interviews Courtney Barnett

Hit singer-songwriter and Happy fav since before she was on Fallon, Courtney Barnett has a quick chat to Josh Pyke about the hard hitting, relevant topics in modern music: Indie labels, streaming services and which hand you use to hold a fork when you’re eating pudding. Josh Pyke: I had one of those “pull the car over and listen to the full song and then look you up on the internets” moments when I first heard Avant Gardener… It’s a real corker! Are you into Pavement at all...

Interview with Drunk Mums

Drunk Mums are the Melbourne-via-Cairns five-piece making a racket all over town. Masters of the live show, bearers of possibly one of the best band names ever, with haircuts that make all the cool girls swoon. We had a chat with them about feeding crocs in Cairns, putting titties on their album cover and calling ‘Straya home. You guys moved from Cairns to Melbourne, how do you find the difference between the two cities? Last time...

Interview with the Delta Riggs

Melbourne rockers The Delta Riggs are currently tramping around the cobbled streets, the snow capped mountains and the lush green fields of Continental Europe. Before they jumped on that dreaded 14 hour flight, they found a chance to answer a few quick questions for us about Supersonic Casualties, Hollywood Hills parties and not being a Rock and Roll band who definitely don’t play it pretty straight. Supersonic Casualties has been out for a good month now...

Jacob Stone interviews Spookyland

Jake Stone is as prolific as it gets in this here city of Sydney, and it’s miracle we haven’t lost him to Brooklyn (yet). With core projects like Bluejuice and side projects like Embankments, not to mention his writing, production and radio/TV work, he took a moment out of his time at Groovin the Moo to listen to Spookyland’s track The Silly Fucking Thing and ask what Marcus described as “finally some hearty questions” There’s a real sense of menace to your work, a sort...

Interview with Architecture in Helsinki

Architecture in Helsinki are currently on tour with the all-star travelling circus that is Groovin The Moo, performing songs from their latest work Now + 4eva. We had a chat to them about learning new things, The Go-Betweens and Tasmanian Cheesmaking. You guys have a number of shows lined up in Australia and also hitting up Groovin The Moo with your new album. What kind of response are you seeing from crowds from your new tunes?

Interview with London

Happy previously covered Melbourne based producer London and his track Rhoes. Although it is hard to sum up his sound, there’s a dominant soulful hip hop element tied in with kaleidoscopic electronica. London has masterfully mixed a range of genres to provide us with musical gold. So we got him to shed some light on his mysterious alias. So London, the internet is a bottomless pit of information, yet you’re still a bit of an enigma...

Interview with Ball Park Music

Ball Park Music are the Brisbane indie-pop outfit we have all come to know and love. With the release of their third album Puddinghead fresh upon us, we caught up with Sam Cromack before he shoots off on their big fat Australian tour. Just quickly, can you take us back and give us a snap shot of how Ball Park Music came to be? Yeah, wow… such a long time ago now. Well, we all met at uni in 2008 doing our Bachelor of Music and had our first show that year...

Connecting with Fans in Real Time - An Interview with Josh Hubball

Josh Hubball is the head of business development at, home of Broadcast, a free “mobile newsletter” for artists that allows them to create their own channels and send out push notifications about music, shows and more directly to their fans. Josh got involved in the music industry in 2001 when he started a music production company focused on creating original music for television and commercials that turned into a record label called Dualsix Records. In 2004, he joined...

Williams To Offer Master Class For Vocalists

If you are an aspiring artist – or one that is still willing to learn more about your craft, circle the date of May 3 around your calendar. Highly esteemed vocal coach Renee Grant-Williams will be presenting Shortcuts For Savvy Singers, the latest – and last of her long series of Master Classes in Nashville. “That is one of the most fun things that I do,” she tells MNN. We hold it at Soundcheck Rehearsal Studios. In the...

Billy Morrison - Les Paul Guitarist and Stanton DJ

While you may not know Billy Morrison by name, chances are you’ve seen him on stage with some of the biggest rock stars out there, including the likes of Steven Tyler, and Slash. Although having been playing guitar professionally since the mid-eighties, Morrison found fame when he packed up and moved to Los Angeles on a whim, and was lucky enough to secure the job as touring bassist with The Cult. That was in 2001, and since then Billy has gone on to form the ...

Interview with The Paper Kites

The Paper Kites are an indie folk band from Melbourne. Initially, they found success via the interwebs, with people discovering their tunes, sharing them, and sending them semi-viral. Following last year’s release of their first album, States, the band are gearing up for life on the road. We managed to catch up with them while they were still chillin’. I had a chance to see your set at Southbound festival – you guys were awesome btw – how was the band formed? Did you guys know each other...

Interview With Tracy G About Richie Blackmore

As part of our Tribute To Ritchie Blackmoreweek, we have invited well known names in the world of rock and metal to share their thoughts about Ritchie. The first in the series this week is with American guitaristTracy Grijalva, better known as Tracy G, who is best known for playing with the legendary DIO from 1993 – 1999. Tracy has been involved with many other projects and is currently working on songs for his own band the TRACY G GROUP. To find out Tracy‘s thoughts on Ritchie and his...

The Producer’s Chair: Brent Maher

To date, legendary 6-Time Grammy Winning record producer, Brent Maher, has 498 credits to his name as a producer, engineer, mixer, composer, guitarist, percussionist, back-ground vocalist and hand-clapper. Brent’s body of work has been Historical, to say the least. Brent’s mantle of Grammys includes Mama He’s Crazy (The Judds -1984), Grandpa (The Judds – 1986), Give A Little Love (The Judds – 1988), Love Can Build A Bridge (The Judds – 1991), Kathy Mattea...

New Single From Johnny Orr Band Shines Light On Autism

At its’ central core, music is about touching people’s hearts with lyrics the listener can relate to. “We’ll Get By (The Autism Song),” the latest release from the Johnny Orr Band,is definitely one such song. “A friend of mine asked me to write the song in 2012," Orr told MNN. "Candi Spitz and I became friends on Facebook, and she has twin sons – Brendan and Jaden - who are autistic. She had just spoke out about some of the songs that I had done, and thought that I might be...
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