Returning to home soil after earning her stripes in the USA, synth-pop songstress Chela chatted to me about the jam-packed year that was and what she will be squeezing into the year ahead. Since releasing singles ‘Plastic Gun’ and ‘Full Moon’ and making her mark with Goldroom collaboration ‘Fifteen’ only a few years ago, Chela has been one busy lady.
You’ve seen, loved and listened to them play around Geelong for the past seven years, and as of last month they just released their debut EP Superpsycho. They really need no further introduction, so what follows is our chat with Ian from The Underhanded.
Scroll through Jen Cloher’s Facebook and you’ll soon come across a picture of her sitting alone at a small table with a glass of wine as her only company as she stares out the window contemplating the year. But did anything stand out?
Over the years, local Geelong lad Jeff Lang has developed into one of the best Australian guitarists around. His ability to work with a wide range of musicians to create something unique is what keeps drawing people’s attention time after time. Back in Melbourne and chatting in the lead up to Christmas, Lang is excited about his new project he has on the go, Maru Tarang, which he is touring in February and March.
2014 was a big year for Melbourne boys, The Wild Comforts, they recorded their debut album and are about to embark on a national tour to celebrate its launch, kicking it all off first at Ballarat. We had a chat to drummer, Ben Drane about the year ahead.
Hollow Ground are a local Geelong band, making waves all over the world. Former members of the pop-punk outfit ‘The Warning’ Dylan James and Nick Tucker wanted to create a new band with a new sound. After returning to Geelong following two years living in the UK, where Dylan had been writing lots of music, […]
It’s been a long time between recordings, but later last year Warnambool Rhythm ‘n Blues Legends, Blue Heat, released their latest studio recording in over 20 years. I caught up with frontman Marco Goldsmith ahead of their first show in Geelong for more than four years, at the Black Hatt this Saturday.
2014 was a big year for Melbourne boys, The Wild Comforts, they recorded their sophomore album and are about to embark on a national tour to celebrate its launch, kicking it all off first in Ballarat. We had a chat to drummer, Ben Drane about the year ahead. Hey Ben, thanks so much for taking the […]
Russell Morris is a man that needs no introduction; I’m sure at one point or another we have all gathered round with a bunch of mates and belted out of the infamous chorus of The Real Thing. As a key player to the Australian music scene and a certified ARIA award-winning legend, he is back once again with a new album, Van Diemen’s Land. All about the rich landscape of Australia, Morris is about to head out on the road once again in support of the release.
Kim Churchill has just finished a mammoth week playing at Falls and Southbound. Chatting to me from Bunbury Airport in transit to Sydney, it’s been a busy 2014, as he relates. “I’m trying to get back on the horse after a pretty hectic New Year’s – playing Falls and Southbound was quite intense because they’re all over the country. Every morning is a 3 a.m. flight to get to the next festival site; be in that festival atmosphere and realise how much you enjoy it, and then you’re flying out once again…”