Hailing from the sunshine coast, Jimmy Davis is a humble storyteller beaming with passion and determination through his honest melodies and expressive guitar pieces. Forté chat to the alternative rock, blues and folk singer and songwriter.
Loose Tooth are the garage pop three-piece band crafting sweet guitar pop with frayed edges who will be performing at the new festival Radfest. Forté chat to the band’s drummer and vocalist Etta Curry.
Nick Barker has had an extensive music career, playing with bands such as The Curse, Beachouse, Reptile Smile, Freak Power, The Wreckery and later, the blues-rock outfit Nick Barker and The Reptiles in the late ’80s before deciding to go solo. Now, Barker has found his place alongside long-time friend Justin Garner with The Heartache State. Forté have a chat to the accomplished Melbourne singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Despite connecting with rappers like Tupac, Snoop Dog, and Ice T growing up, for Briggs and Trials (who make up A.B. Original) there wasn’t really an artist that resonated with them 100 per cent and who captured what it was like growing up indigenous in Australia. And that’s exactly what their new record, Reclaim Australia, is doing for the younger generations.
Purveyor of his self-described “disturbed folk” style, Australian songwriter, singer and slide guitarist Jeff Lang is a leading performer in the Aussie roots music scene. Forté chat to Jeff ahead of his upcoming performances at the two-day non for profit event, One for the Otways this month.
Escape to Bendigo for a weekend of live blues and roots music. Held across four days, the Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival returns for its sixth year, with hundreds of local and independent performances and workshops across more than 40 of Bendigo’s best live music venues and public spaces.
With a barn and a dream Emma Tatnall has brought a new exciting music festival to life. RadFest is a music festival coming to Toolleen (near Bendigo) on November 5-6 for the first time.
US-based supergroup The Monkeywrench featuring members of Mudhoney, U-Men, Gas Huffer, Big Boys, Poison 13 & Lubricated Goat, are set to make their Australian debut next month.