Star Scene: Jack Howard

Star Scene: Jack Howard

Jack Howard plays trumpet with Hunters and Collectors and for the last fifteen years, he's been releasing his own highly- regarded CDs ...
Star Scene: Steve Kilbey

Star Scene: Steve Kilbey

Steve Kilbey has created a fine new album for 2020. His first solo release for an astoundingly creative year reveals ...
Performer Scene: Ben Rogers

Performer Scene: Ben Rogers

How did you get into playing the guitar? I spent my childhood on a vineyard in south-west New South Wales, ...
Star Scene: Wally Kempton ~ EVEN, The MEANIES, Cheersquad Records & Tapes

Star Scene: Wally Kempton ~ EVEN, The MEANIES, Cheersquad Records & Tapes

    CHEERSQUAD RECORDS & TAPES turns 2! Wally “Meanie” Kempton took the plunge in 2018 and launched his brand-new ...
Performer Scene: Brent Dehn - The Radiators

Performer Scene: Brent Dehn – The Radiators

How did you get into playing the guitar? Stupid story, but my neighbour, who was a guitar player but a ...
Star Scene: Dale Stewart ~ SEETHER

Star Scene: Dale Stewart ~ SEETHER

Multi-Platinum Selling Rock Band SEETHER Returns With First New Album In Three Years, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (“If You ...
Performer Scene: Ivan Pongracic - The Madeira, The Space Cossacks

Performer Scene: Ivan Pongracic – The Madeira, The Space Cossacks

How did you get into playing the guitar? My dad is a guitarist, and he used to be a semi-pro ...
Performer Scene: Bernard Yin - Par Avion, The Bellrays, The Fuzztones

Performer Scene: Bernard Yin – Par Avion, The Bellrays, The Fuzztones

How did you get into playing the guitar? Like many musicians, it was after a move to a new city, ...
Performer Scene: Kim Humphreys

Performer Scene: Kim Humphreys

How did you get into playing the guitar? I grew up hearing The Shadows, The Ventures, Duane Eddy and a ...
Star Scene: JOSH PYKE

Star Scene: JOSH PYKE

From his first appearance in the Hottest 100 with Middle of the Hill coming in at number 19 in 2005, ...
Star Scene: David Freiberg ~ JEFFERSON STARSHIP

Star Scene: David Freiberg ~ JEFFERSON STARSHIP

https://youtu.be/A3ab_PIZKGU         Legendary rock band Jefferson Starship (featuring David Freiberg, Donny Baldwin, Cathy Richardson, Chris Smith, and Jude Gold) has announced the release of their ...
Star Scene: Paulie Stewart ~ PAINTERS AND DOCKERS

Star Scene: Paulie Stewart ~ PAINTERS AND DOCKERS

The Painters And Dockers have released a new live album YOU KNOW THAT YOU WANT TO. Recorded on a February ...
Performer Scene: Joe Matera

Performer Scene: Joe Matera

How did you get into playing the guitar? I was inspired to pick up the guitar by watching the Australian ...
Performer Scene: Juha, guitarist with The Beatmakers, Finland

Performer Scene: Juha, guitarist with The Beatmakers, Finland

How did you get into playing the guitar? It was the late 70s early 80s rockabilly and rock´n´roll revival that ...
Star Scene: Mick Thomas ~ MICK THOMAS' ROVING COMMISSION

Star Scene: Mick Thomas ~ MICK THOMAS’ ROVING COMMISSION

On the one hand, the new single by Mick Thomas' Roving Commission is a catchy, swinging roots country tune about ...
Star Scene: Tommy Boyce ~ The CASANOVAS

Star Scene: Tommy Boyce ~ The CASANOVAS

Melbourne rockers The Casanovas’ new single and first album in five years – out August 28 – both produced by ...
Star Scene: Jack Bratt

Star Scene: Jack Bratt

Vast storyteller, and rocking troubadour Jack Bratt has today announced the release of his ripping new single The Outsider, a ...
Star Scene: Dave Faulkner ~ HOODOO GURUS

Star Scene: Dave Faulkner ~ HOODOO GURUS

“He’s offended us for years and now we’re giving some back. If he’s looking for songs to play at his ...
Star Scene: Jim Ward ~ SPARTA

Star Scene: Jim Ward ~ SPARTA

  Jim Ward’s scene is “being surrounded by some open-minded, adventurous, supportive folks”.  The founding member of At The Drive-In, ...
Star Scene: Jennie Skulander ~ DEVILSKIN

Star Scene: Jennie Skulander ~ DEVILSKIN

Jennie Skulander’s scene is one of flexibility and movement. Though at the moment she is “sitting on the couch under ...
Star Scene: Joey Santiago ~ PIXIES

Star Scene: Joey Santiago ~ PIXIES

Joey Santiago’s scene is simply “random”. The guitarist and founding member of alternative rock band Pixies states: “Random is my ...
Star Scene: Andy Gill ~ GANG OF FOUR

Star Scene: Andy Gill ~ GANG OF FOUR

Andy Gill’s scene is simply Gang of Four. The Gang of Four's founding member and guitarist states: “Anybody who was ...
Star Scene: John Garcia ~ ex-KYUSS, JOHN GARCIA & THE BAND OF GOLD

Star Scene: John Garcia ~ ex-KYUSS, JOHN GARCIA & THE BAND OF GOLD

John Garcia’s scene is a philosophical and spiritual one. The fuzz lord, founder and vocalist of Kyuss, Slo Burn, Unida and ...
Star Scene: Andrew 'Falco' Falkous ~ mclusky*

Star Scene: Andrew ‘Falco’ Falkous ~ mclusky*

Andrew 'Falco' Falkous' scene is running – whether it’s after his toddler or on his own. The founding member/frontman of ...
Star Scene: Jon O'Connor ~ NIRVANA TRIBUTE (UK)

Star Scene: Jon O’Connor ~ NIRVANA TRIBUTE (UK)

Jon O’Connor’s scene is “travelling”. The lead singer of Nirvana Tribute states: “My scene is travelling, seeing the world, and ...
Star Scene: Ben Christo ~ The SISTERS OF MERCY

Star Scene: Ben Christo ~ The SISTERS OF MERCY

Ben Christo’s scene is ‘alternative’. The guitarist and backing vocalist of gothic rock band, The Sisters Of Mercy, states: “Principally ...
Throwback Thursday: Star Scene: John Scott ~ THE MARK OF CAIN

Throwback Thursday: Star Scene: John Scott ~ THE MARK OF CAIN

Ahead of their latest tour, we reminisce with an interview with John Scott of The Mark of Cain from 2001 ...
Star Scene: Joey Santiago ~ PIXIES

Star Scene: Joey Santiago ~ PIXIES

Joey Santiago’s scene is simply “random”. The guitarist and founding member of alternative rock band Pixies states: “Random is my ...
Star Scene: Adam Franklin ~ SWERVEDRIVER

Star Scene: Adam Franklin ~ SWERVEDRIVER

As SWERVEDRIVER hit town this week, Mary Boukouvalas chats to Adam Franklin about Future Ruins, touring Australia, country pubs and ...
Star Scene:  Laurence 'Loz' Colbert & Steve Queralt from  Ride

Star Scene: Laurence ‘Loz’ Colbert & Steve Queralt from Ride

What's My Scene spoke to Loz & Steve whilst Ride are on tour in Australia, headlining for the first time ...
Star Scene: Danko Jones

Star Scene: Danko Jones

Danko Jones’ scene is simply “rock”. The frontman of namesake band DANKO JONES states: “My scene is, well, it's rock ...
Star Scene: Jordan Dreyer ~ LA DISPUTE

Star Scene: Jordan Dreyer ~ LA DISPUTE

Jordan Dreyer’s scene is as accepting as it is diverse. The singer of post hardcore band LA Dispute states: “My ...
Star Scene: Whitfield Crane ~ ORCHESTRA OF DOOM

Star Scene: Whitfield Crane ~ ORCHESTRA OF DOOM

Whitfield Crane's scene is a creative minefield of radness. The Ugly Kid Joe frontman's scene is still as incessant as ...
Star Scene: Andrew Farriss

Star Scene: Andrew Farriss

Andrew Farriss is releasing his debut country music offering, Come Midnight, from his forthcoming album slated for release in 2020. Considered one of ...
Star Scene: Scott Gorham ~ Thin Lizzy, BLACK STAR RIDERS

Star Scene: Scott Gorham ~ Thin Lizzy, BLACK STAR RIDERS

When asked his scene, Scott Gorham laughs and says he is “going to have to go boring on [me]”. The ...
Star Scene Kram - Abbey Rd

Star Scene Kram – Abbey Rd

In celebration of Abbey Road’s 50th anniversary, some of Australia's most respected musicians and members of iconic groups, collectively known ...
Star Scene: Brian Cadd

Star Scene: Brian Cadd

Brian Cadd is a legend of the Australian music scene. He spoke to What's My Scene on the end of ...
Star Scene: Dani G. ~ 1000MODS

Star Scene: Dani G. ~ 1000MODS

Dani G's scene is mainly about the band, the music. Otherwise the vocalist and bassist of Greek band 1000MODS states: ...
Star Scene: Labros G. ~ 1000MODS

Star Scene: Labros G. ~ 1000MODS

Labros G’s scene is music. The drummer from Greek stoner rock band 1000MODS states: “We're really big music lovers. Music ...
Star Scene: Leigh Kakaty ~ POP EVIL

Star Scene: Leigh Kakaty ~ POP EVIL

Leigh Kakaty's scene is Pop Evil mainly … with culture thrown in whenever the chance avails itself. Pop Evil's founder ...
Star Scene: Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä - Children Of Bodom

Star Scene: Henri “Henkka T. Blacksmith” Seppälä – Children Of Bodom

In stark contrast to his band life, Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä’s scene is rather tranquil. The bassist of extreme ...
Star Scene: Sami Hinkka ~ ENSIFERUM 

Star Scene: Sami Hinkka ~ ENSIFERUM 

Sami Hinnka’s scene is one of living in the moment in hope for the future. The bassist and vocalist of ...
Star Scene: Oliver Ackermann ~ A Place To Bury Strangers

Star Scene: Oliver Ackermann ~ A Place To Bury Strangers

Ahead of their Australian tour, we spoke to APTBS' Oliver Ackermann:  * CURRENTLY: Are you at home at the moment or touring? I ...
Star Scene: Shaun Ryder ~ Happy Mondays

Star Scene: Shaun Ryder ~ Happy Mondays

Shaun Ryder’s scene is domestic, and clean. The Happy Mondays’ founder states: “My scene at the moment, because I've had ...
Star Scene: Helen Carter, DO RE MI

Star Scene: Helen Carter, DO RE MI

Australia in the early 1980s was a time when radio stations were getting FM licences, music programmers were playing tracks ...
Star Scene: Guy Pearce

Star Scene: Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce’s scene is quite different to what the singer-songwriter ever imagined. He states: “Well, these days it’s all about ...
Star Scene: Steve Lucas ~ BIGGER THAN JESUS, X, The Heinous Hounds

Star Scene: Steve Lucas ~ BIGGER THAN JESUS, X, The Heinous Hounds

What/Who made you first pick up a guitar and sing? Nobody made me, but a well meaning uncle bought me ...

Star Scene: Ben Ely ~ REGURGITATOR

Though Ben Ely’s scene is sometimes detached, it is not disconnected. Life as an artist can be solitary and Ely ...
Star Scene: Throwback Thursday: Tim Wheeler ~ 2016

Star Scene: Throwback Thursday: Tim Wheeler ~ 2016

ASH are visiting our shores again this November. Here’s a Throwback Thursday to 2016 with an interview by Mary Boukouvalas with singer/songwriter/guitarist Tim Wheeler. ASH's Tim ...
Star Scene: Tim Wheeler ~ ASH

Star Scene: Tim Wheeler ~ ASH

In the last few years Tim Wheeler's scene has somewhat diverged from when he was "a teenager, in a plaid ...