Star Scene: Jack Howard’s Epic Brass

December 6, 2017 Maryanne Window

Jack Howard has had a busy year. Not only has he been touring the world with Midnight Oil playing trumpet and keyboards, he’s also been playing his own shows when in Melbourne with his band the Long Lost Brothers. As if that wasn’t enough, he’s also been seen playing the occasional gig with The Violent Femmes, The Break and countless others. When it comes to brass, Jack Howard, who made his mark playing trumpet in the iconic Hunters and Collectors as an original and continuing member, is pretty much Australian rock’s go to man. […]

Snap Scene: Midnight Oil, The Domain, Sydney, 17th November 2017

November 21, 2017 Mandy Hall

Midnight Oil’s “The Great Circle 2017” World Tour saw the group’s classic line-up literally circle around our overheating planet for 6 months, starting and ending with gigs in Sydney. Appropriately for a band forged in their hometown’s sweat-drenched beer barns, the tour began in mid-April with an intimate local pub gig at Marrickville Bowls. Midnight Oil then honed their live show with over 30 gigs around the world during the northern summer, playing iconic venues from Sao Paulo’s Espaço das Americas and the Wiltern in L.A. to London’s Hammersmith Apollo and The Olympia in Paris. […]

Q&A Scene: Pauly K

February 23, 2016 Mary Boukouvalas

Tell us about your new tour and DVD idea ? Well it’s quite a brief tour, just Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, but we’re filming the shows and all the behind the scenes business (pardon the […]

Q&A Scene: Jack Howard

February 8, 2016 Mandy Hall

Tell us about your new single? The Passing Parade is a 6-track EP recorded in my home studio, The Bungalow. The songs were originally intended as demos but they sounded so good that I decided […]

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