Interviews

Dan Sultan: ‘Be True To Yourself & Fuck Everyone Basically’

Dan Sultan: ‘Be True To Yourself & Fuck Everyone Basically’

It had been five gruelling years since Melbourne’s born and bred cannon of rock’n’roll and country soul, Dan Sultan, had released a record. Seeking refuge from...

Twin Forks’ Chris Carrabba Reveals Why He Moved On From Dashboard Confessional

Twin Forks’ Chris Carrabba Reveals Why He Moved On From Dashboard Confessional

“I knew that I wanted to do something different from Dashboard for quite a while. I didn’t know I wanted to do this, but the band...

Artist On Artist: Ball Park Music & Babaganouj

Artist On Artist: Ball Park Music & Babaganouj

Former Yves Klein Blue guitarist and now front man of four piece Babaganouj Charles Sale is currently on tour in support of the band’s new single ‘Too Late...

The Top 5 Most Important Musical Duos, By Georgia Fair

The Top 5 Most Important Musical Duos, By Georgia Fair

Sydney duo Georgia Fair, aka Jordan Wilson and Ben Rile, met in high school. Jordan remembers Ben, a bright faced kid coming up to him after...

Orphaned Land Talk Justice, Musical Activism, & Coexistence Through Metal

Orphaned Land Talk Justice, Musical Activism, & Coexistence Through Metal

Kobi Farhi is currently relaxing at his home outside of Tel Aviv, but in a matter of days, the vocalist for Israeli progressive rock pioneers Orphaned...

5 Albums That Changed Yo La Tengo’s Lives

5 Albums That Changed Yo La Tengo’s Lives

It is something of an oddity to find a band that share almost 30 years of history together, only to find that same group are still...

East India Youth Talks Debut Album, Instrumentals, & Going Solo

East India Youth Talks Debut Album, Instrumentals, & Going Solo

It was about 10pm for William Doyle when he picked up the phone from England. “It’s weird doing interviews this time at night. I’ve never done...

American Authors Talk Songwriting, SXSW, & Their Love for Gold Fields

American Authors Talk Songwriting, SXSW, & Their Love for Gold Fields

If you’re looking for three and a half minute bites of feel-good folk-pop, tracks ‘Believer’ and ‘Best Day Of My Life’ will have you hooked –...

6 Albums That Changed The Jungle Giants’ Lives

6 Albums That Changed The Jungle Giants’ Lives

The Jungle Giants boast an impressive CV. Since the release of their first single ‘Mr Polite’ in 2011, the Brisbane four-piece have enjoyed extensive Triple J...

5 Albums That Changed RÜFÜS’s Lives

5 Albums That Changed RÜFÜS’s Lives

When the heads of Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George, and James Hunt join together, they form the unstoppable infectious dancefloor monster that is RÜFÜS. Over the past...

Billy Bragg Talks Spotify, Social Media Homework, & The All-Important ‘Third Album’

Billy Bragg Talks Spotify, Social Media Homework, & The All-Important ‘Third Album’

“The internet has allowed us to have an open sewer of cynicism to run through the world. I have seen young artists make a political point...

Neko Case Talks Hurdles, Lessons Learnt, & Shift To Autobiographical Songwriting

Neko Case Talks Hurdles, Lessons Learnt, & Shift To Autobiographical Songwriting

“I’m almost done pounding, I’m sorry. They’re looking at me like they’re going to take one of my legs off any second – get offa that!”...

Bayside Talk Maturing, Social Media, & ‘Doing It Their Way’

Bayside Talk Maturing, Social Media, & ‘Doing It Their Way’

The word ‘cult’ is often associated with a lot of negative undertones – that is, with the exception of Bayside fans. Cult, the American punk group’s...

The Smith Street Band Talk Lockout Laws, Band Name, & Altercation Inspiration

The Smith Street Band Talk Lockout Laws, Band Name, & Altercation Inspiration

When catching up with Wil Wagner, the musician is relaxing backstage at an event on the Melbourne campus of La Trobe University. Currently on a solo...

5 Gigs That Changed Josh Pyke’s Life

5 Gigs That Changed Josh Pyke’s Life

Australian singer-songwriter Josh Pyke has long been hailed for his unique blend of folk-tinged rock and imaginative storytelling. Since the release of his first single ‘Middle Of...

Phoenix Talk Live Antics, Recording, & Their Unlikely Michael Jackson Artefact

Phoenix Talk Live Antics, Recording, & Their Unlikely Michael Jackson Artefact

Australia’s admiration for Phoenix is pretty clear – given the French indie-pop band’s chart success and frequent tours Down Under – so it’s good to know...

5 Songs That Changed Elizabeth Rose’s Life

5 Songs That Changed Elizabeth Rose’s Life

Elizabeth Rose’s bourgeoning success is imminent, not only on Sydney dance-floors, but Australia-wide. Roses’ shimmering vocals balance in perfect unity with her sugar-sweet melodies, producing smile-stretching...

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