MC Pressure on the Hilltop Hoods’ upcoming orchestra tour & the group’s creative dynamic in 2016!

There was a lot going on in the Hilltop Hoods‘ camp when I snagged some of MC Pressure‘s time during album release week for their new orchestral record, Drinking From the Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung. Heading back east to Sydney later that day for a round of promo, Pressure remained noticeably chilled out about the fact that…

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Stumbled Upon #107 – Mio (Adelaide)

  In our 107th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Adelaide’s Mio , chat about cat videos, social paranoia, Arcade Fire and get a sneak peak at their latest release, “Neverland”. Name: Mio (mee-o) – the name means ‘beautiful’ or ‘cherry’ in Japanese. We are good with that either way. Website / Social Media: Facebook…

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Brian Ritchie of Violent Femmes (USA) chats music ahead of their Australian tour!

Legendary American band Violent Femmes recently premiered the first song, “Memory”, from their long-awaited and highly anticipated new record, We Can Do Anything, due out March 4th. John Goodridge asked bass guitarist Brian Ritchie some questions about music’s creation. The latest single “Memory” draws from the archives of Violent Femmes. What feelings or emotions did you have…

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Kasey Chambers on her upcoming Melbourne Zoo gig with Karise Eden, her new album & more!

As part of this year’s Melbourne Zoo Twilights, Australian country darlin’ Kasey Chambers will be taking to the stage alongside The Voice favourite, Karise Eden. Both women have enjoyed much success within the industry of course, but the support they’ve both felt from a strong fan base nationwide has been incredible to track over the last few years. Of…

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Stumbled Upon #106 – PLTS (Byron Bay)

In our 106th installment of “Stumbled Upon”, we get to know a bit more about Byron Bay’s PLTS , chat about growing up in Byron and recording their latest single, “On & On”. Name: PLTS (pronounced Pilots) Website / Social Media: pltsmusic.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram / Twitter Genre: Indie/Rock Members & their roles: Kit…

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Adam Brand on mischief, new sounds and we play a little game of ‘Which Outlaw would and why?’

There’s a new country supergroup in town – and they’re called the Outlaws. Well, Adam Brand and The Outlaws, to be correct. Made up of Brand, Travis Collins, Matt Cornell, Drew McAlister (of McAlister Kemp fame) and Mike Carr (the creative genius behind musical comedy character, Buddy Goode), they’ve been stirring up trouble all over…

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