Even dressed all in black, there’s a vibrancy that seeps out through Lauren Morton’s personality. The kind of smile and effortless banter that makes you feel right at home. While Lauren may be wearing black for this interview, she assures me that colour is usually her standard attire. “It’s the Melburnians wardrobe and I do […]
Echuca-Moama will come alive as the veritable who’s who of the current Australian blues scene flock into town for the 16th successful annual Echuca-Moama Winter’s Blues Festival July 24-26, 2015. A free event presented by the Echuca-Moama community, this year’s Winter Blues will see an amazing 30+ blues artists performing. Crowds approaching 20,000 will get […]
Over the past eight years, Josh Pyke has established himself as a permanent fixture on the Australian indie music scene. And while all his previous success indicates that he’s doing something right, you can be sure that he doesn’t let himself become too comfortable.
“I was dragged into a blues band at 18 years old,” explains Paine with a grin. “I was quite happy playing guitar in the garage with my mates, writing music and listening to the Hoodoo Gurus.” Despite his early resistance, Paine admits that from there his love of the harmonica and electric blues began to […]
Jeff Lang has become a legend around these parts. Over the course of his 20 year career he has released 11 studio albums and in the process, become one of the most accomplished and loved guitarists in the country. When I spoke to Lang in March this year, he was very excited about the prospect […]
Look into any one of Amy Kennedy’s pieces and it’s a reflection of something she’s seen in nature. Even as a creative three-year-old, Amy already had a keen eye for what was beautiful in the world around her. “My mum told me that when I was three I wanted to be an artist. We’d often […]
On the side of the road in his broken down car somewhere between Ballarat and the Otways, Rohan Anderson picked up the phone to do this interview. The trip was set to be a few days hunting for deers in the Otways, one aspect of Rohan’s way of life as documented in his blog Whole […]
DJing and producing at a barely legal age, the Danish talent has been listed as one of the most up-and-coming talents in the scene. We had a chat to the producer ahead of his performance at earthcore – a festival he’s thoroughly looking forward to.
Heaven knows Rick Price has enjoyed the type of enduring success that many struggling young artists will only ever dream of. His musical journey started early on in Beaudesert, a small semi-rural community south of Brisbane. “I was a child performer, we played at all the barn dances around the little country town I grew […]