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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“The greatest strength this record has is also its greatest weakness…” – Noel Gallagher on High Flying Birds’ album three, challenging himself as a songwriter & more!

Noel Gallagher is roughly halfway through making his third Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album and so far, he’s fairly satisfied with the material that’s been flourishing in recent studio sessions. As a songwriter, Gallagher is approaching the creation of this new album in a way he’s not done before – entering the process empty…

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‘Cosmic voodoo soul pop’ purveyor Iluka tells us what to expect from her Courtyard Sessions appearance this Friday!

Following on from a successful opening event last Friday, the crew behind the Courtyard Sessions at Sydney’s Seymour Centre are heading in dreamy direction this week, in welcoming the wonderful Iluka to their program! Seeing out 2015 with a memorable spot on the Woodford line up, the Sydney vocalist and songwriter looks ahead to the…

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