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. […]

Q&A Scene: Stu Thomas

March 6, 2017 Mandy Hall

Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour? I’m having my first solo exhibition of paintings at Brunswick Street Gallery. Opening nite is March 24, and it runs until April 6th. The show is called […]

Scene news: Bowie in Berlin

November 28, 2016 Scene News

January 8th 2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of David Bowie. January 2017 marks another anniversary. One week after Bowie’s 30th birthday he released the most astounding album of an already astonishing career – […]

Q&A Scene: Stu Thomas

October 14, 2015 Mandy Hall

Tell us about your new tour? I’m taking my band to Adelaide to present “The Stu Thomas Paradox plays Lee Hazlewood”. This the Lee show that we did in Melbourne and Darwin to great success. […]

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