Over the past two decades we’ve entered the world of Facebook, enjoyed the convenience of smart phones and seen the formation, end and now reunion of one of Australia’s finest brother-sister bands, Killing Heidi. Coincidentally, the band’s creation arose the same year Queenscliff Music Festival put on its first event to a crowd of 1460 people.
Another year sees another exceptional crop of young Australian musicians given a voice, thanks to the good folk at Melbourne Music Bank. The deserving winners for 2016 are Moonee Ponds’ alternative outfit, Tempus Sun, with their stunning first track ‘Owls’. We caught up with guitarist Ed Borromeo who says he can’t keep the smile off his face.
Before stopping by the regional dates of their Victoria tour, Oscar Dawon of Holy Holy had a quick chat about the things he needs when heading out of the CBD.
The Pretty Littles’ have stuck together since the end of high school, making a name for themselves through their rollicking, uninhibited live shows and feel good, heart warming rock releases.
Coined as a “songwriter of the highest order” from acoustic blues connoisseur Lloyd Spiegel, playing alongside Australia’s most respected blues artists like Jeff Lang and Geoff Achison and winning the 2011 Melbourne Youth in Blues award, Alister Turrill is fast becoming a name known to Australian blues. Despite his impressive achievements at only 24 years old, Alister remains as humble as ever.
Boy & Bear are one of the most loved live bands and are unbelievably good at what they do. Since they first hypnotised listeners across triple j’s radio waves in 2009, the Sydney folk-rock kings have found themselves in the spotlight, and rightly so.
Hey Michele, thanks for taking the time to chat with Forte Magazine, how are you and what are you up to at the moment? Thanks for thinking of me! I’m happy and hot. It’s a scorchingly beautiful day in September and I am finishing last minute prep to go and perform with Shpongle at the […]
For 20 years now, Tripod has been one of Australia’s most iconic comedy acts providing laughs by their unique blend of musical comedy. Now to celebrate the monumental anniversary, the trio have released a songbook, 101 Tripod Hits. When Forté asked why the band chose to release a songbook, member Steven Gates summed it up quite simply.
New York metal-hardcore group Sworn Enemy have been playing together since 1997, where they first launched under their previous name Mindset. Since then, they have been a staple for every hardcore music fan. Forté chat to vocalist Sal Lococo ahead of the bands very first time on Australian soil.