Star Scene: Brian Vodinh ~ 10 YEARS

October 27, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Brian Vodinh‘s scene is a “busy” one. The guitarist/drummer/vocalist in alternative rock group, 10 years, states: “Basically when I’m home, I’m one of those people, and this is probably going to be the death of […]

Star Scene: Sarah McLeod

October 24, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Sarah McLeod describes her latest release, Rocky’s Diner, as “dirty deeds, simple and sweet” yet her scene was, and still is, one of “bunkering down”. The singer-songwriter/guitarist, in her own right as well as a […]

Star Scene Trish Young – The Clouds

October 24, 2017 Maryanne Window

Having formed in Sydney in 1989, The Clouds emerged along side an indie-pop resurgence of the time emanating largely from Sydney in conjunction with Triple J radio beginning its national broadcasting. Local content was high on the rotation and bands such as The Clouds, The Falling Joys (from Canberra) and The Hummingbirds featured prominently. TV programs such as Rage and Recovery were in full flight as Countdown Revolution and The Factory were winding down. It was a new chapter for Australian art/indie rock pop in which melody and female musicians and vocalists were influencing and giving voice to many young women who at the time in Australia, had been largely left to toil in the shadows. […]

Star Scene: Glen Matlock

October 18, 2017 Maryanne Window

A key figure in the evolution of punk, Glen Matlock’s name has been indelibly printed in the annals of rock history. A founding member of the Sex Pistols and the man who was replaced by Sid Vicious, as well as one of the main songwriters on their one and only album Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols, Matlock rejoined the band for the Filthy Lucre reunion tour in 1996 and subsequent reunion shows in the years since then. […]

Star Scene: Walter Trout

October 6, 2017 Rhys Goldberg

Walter Trout’s scene is one where he is able to “relax man”. Off the back of his latest album “We are all in this together”, award winning, accomplished blues legend Walter Trout talks to Rhys Goldberg about near death experience, blues collaboration, ice-cream, the road and getting back. […]

Star Scene: Adam Ackerman ~ SORORITY NOISE

September 29, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Adam Ackerman‘s scene is “over-enthusiastic poser rock”. Read our interview with Sorority Noise‘s guitarist/vocalist below and enjoy his candidness and humour. Who were your influences growing up? My parents are musicians, so I listened to a […]

Star Scene: Kim Salmon – The Scientists

September 25, 2017 Maryanne Window

As a founding member of The Scientists, guitarist in Beasts of Bourbon, as a solo singer songwriter fronting The Surrealists and STM and later as a duo with Ron Peno in Darling Downs, Kim Salmon has had an enormous impact on music both in Australia and around the world. A pioneer of the Perth punk scene, it was The Scientists that brought his art to the forefront and the band have been credited as having a definite influence on the emergence of the grunge movement that rose to prominence in Seattle in the early ’90s. From Perth, to Sydney, to London, The Scientists continually evolved and crossed musical genres from post – punk, power pop to swampy blues and beyond. […]

Star Scene: Ruben Block ~ Triggerfinger

August 17, 2017 Mary Boukouvalas

Ruben Block’s scene is basically somewhere with “people who like to enjoy an energetic live show”. The vocalist and guitarist of Belgian band Triggerfinger states: “The advantage of Triggerfinger might be that we have been able […]

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