“Over here it’s a big country and no one knows who I am, so I figured if I come over it might push me into something bigger. Maybe I’ll have a bit more hunger and want to push myself a bit harder. I feel like good artists move to different places and suck that culture in and then spew it out.”
Peking Duk have been helping parties get people on the dancefloor since their inception in 2010, and they’ll be doing just that and more when they head to Karova Lounge in Ballarat for the car park festival.
Despite the many ups and downs over their almost thirty-year career, musical legends and purveyors of ‘90s stoner rock Tumbleweed reunite this year in support of fellow Australian rockers and long-time friends Spiderbait.
Gifted, powerful and gentle are often the words used to describe Lior, the Melbourne-based independent Israeli-Australian writer, performer and entertainer.
This issue Forté managed to get Glenn Lynch from death metal band Destruktor and Riley Strong from thrash band Desecrator to interview each other ahead of their gig at the Barwon Club at the end of the month alongside Hidden Intent, Blackhelm and Nemesium. Have at it boys…
For some, playing music is a choice made later in life; the thrill of performance, the comradery of being in a band, or even the more far-fetched pursuit of riches all being part of the appeal.
Abe Anderson has always aspired to be a professional musician and songwriter, a journey that even took him to television where he was featured on The Voice back in 2012, which Abe says was a truly surreal experience.
Tomorrow is national Record Store Day, and there is no better way to support local, independent record shops across the region than checking out what they have to offer.
Melbourne’s The Cactus Channel have been pushing the boundaries of soul music since they first formed back in high school.