Posted on May 18, 2015
He's an actor, a musician, a songwriter and family man. Jonathan Jackson is a man of many talents, all of which he's blessed to use at the same time in this period of his life. Whether it's portraying Avery Barkley on ABC's Nashville or performing with his band, eNation, Jackson manages to balance his working time and still enjoy a private life with his wife, Elisa...
Posted on May 14, 2015
In the dim lighting of Shady Pines and with a refreshing cocktail in hand, Phoebe Barker and Lou James from Alpine discuss Yuck and the evolution of their sound, challenging pop, figuring out their identity, and awkward first dates. I was reading about Yuck and that it was about navigating these first world problems, and one of those was awkward dates.
Posted on May 11, 2015
With the soothing sounds of Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds playing in the background and a cool pale ale in hand, Michael ‘Monte’ Tramonte and Elliott Hammond from The Delta Riggs chat befriending the Foo Fighters and Jimmy Page, their on-stage tiki bar and reflect on being a band for five years. MONTE: This album saved me from mushrooms once.
Posted on May 6, 2015
Olivia McCarthy has been playing music for a while, but it’s under the guise of JOY that she has earned a monumental amount of praise and fandom. Her quick rise to success is one she takes in her stride, as she happily chats playing in high school bands, embracing social media and being a full time musician.
Posted on Apr 28, 2015
It seems these days you can’t go an hour without hearing about Gang of Youths, with the Sydney four piece ready to release their debut album The Positions. Over a middy of stout, frontman Dave Le’aupepe talks heroism and justice in the real world, the genius of Margret Atwood, depression and carving out a music career with his three best...
Posted on Apr 28, 2015
Budi Voogt is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Heroic. He is also the author of The SoundCloud Bible, a comprehensive guide for artists about effectively using the SoundCloud audio distribution platform. At just 19, he co-founded the music management agency Heroes Management, which was later consolidated into Heroic Recordings, a record...
Posted on Apr 21, 2015
Will Cuming is a man who loves challenges. Whether it’s starting a new musical project, shooting a music video by himself or eating two dollars worth of food a day, he’s the kind of guy who’s always eager to step up to the plate. Though soft spoken, the man behind LANKS is a passionate fellow. As we walk into the Newtown Social Club we are locked...
Posted on Apr 20, 2015
Melbourne’s Lurch & Chief pumped out theirBreathe EP in ten insane days. Vocalist Lili Hall speaks about compromise, themes of anxiety and the need for a good work ethic. You guys just did a good old acoustic gig on a tram. How do you translate Lurch & Chief, which is very raw, intense and vibrant, so how do you keep that essence when in...
Posted on Apr 15, 2015
As they embark on their maiden headline tour Jordan Brady and James Draper from Winterbourne chat about their busking days in Pitt Street Mall, growing as a folk band in an electronic dominated world and recording new material. That’s not before consuming a hefty amount of donuts before our interview.
Posted on Apr 14, 2015
The incredibly talented Lëura recently released her stunning debut album recently. If you need convincing of the fact then have a gander at this bleeding heart review. In addition to mastering (and creating) the genre of ambient heartbreak folk prog, Lëura has also shared a video of herself performing an acoustic version of her song Drifter which can be viewed exclusively...
Posted on Apr 7, 2015
I haven’t made up my mind, but then again maybe I have, this could be a difficult interview. Good question, why? The cover photograph of Robert Chaney debut album “Cracked Picture Frames” is black and white; he seems to be looking away, somewhat disinterested from the photographers lenses. His eyes mainly covered by a long dark...
Posted on Mar 31, 2015
The footy obsessive behind Northeast Party Houses’ exploratory guitar riffs Mitch Ansell sat down to discuss triple J’s Hottest 100, that T-Swift situation, getting his chap out, sex at a gig, and AFL. First of all congratulations on placing 195th in Triple J’s Hottest 100… that’s a pretty snazzy little achievement! Is the countdown something you guys value?
Posted on Mar 25, 2015
Grunge inspired foursome The Districts have been on the up n’ up following the acclaim and success of their albumA Flourish and Spoil. Before the band set off on their North American and Europe tour bass player Connor Jacobus phoned in for a chat to their to discuss working towards A Flourish and Spoil, choosing music over college and playing at the local burrito store.
Posted on Mar 24, 2015
Emerging Austin-based five-piece band THE VANITY come fully loaded—with hooks, depth and attitude—on their debut indie EP STRANGERS. Featuring such songs as “River,” “Cowboy Killer” and “Black & Blue,” the EP is “…full of memorable, guitar-driven melodies laced with the frontman’s powerful vocals,” according to DIFFUSER which premiered the...
Posted on Mar 18, 2015
Sally Seltmann has carved herself an impressive an admirable career as a songwriter and performer. As she now turns her attention to developing a new record label in Los Angeles, Sally took some time to speak about why she chose to start a label, taking her music into new directions and learning to accommodate her nerves in her professional life.