Interviews

Q & A with COLOUR DAZED

Q & A with COLOUR DAZED

  With the recent release of their EP Conduit and celebratory gig at Bar 303, Melbourne punk rock band Colour Dazed took some time out to talk to us about working with a producer for the first time, songwriting inspiration and more. Check it out below. . . Congratulations on the recent release of your EP Conduit. It sounds great, how has the reception been so […]

Hannah Forsdike

January 19th, 2017

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Q & A with DAN KELLY

Q & A with DAN KELLY

While he is no stranger to the music industry, the last few years have been something of a dream come true for Australian singer-songwriter, Dan Kelly. In 2015, his latest record, Leisure Panic! was nominated for the AMP award in the Best Australian Album before taking to the road last year with Oh Mercy’s Alex Gow.  Now,  he is set to return to Speigel Rock , but not […]

Courtney Dabb

January 14th, 2017

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Q & A with Dennis Val of LOVE CHILD

Q & A with Dennis Val of LOVE CHILD

LOVE CHILD is a dynamic rock band from Sydney. Their brand of rock seeks to recreate classic rocks sounds by combining both British and American influences and infusing them with Motown and soul – wild, soulful and the true essence of rock. The foursome featuring Steve Hancock (vocals/harp), Dennis Val (guitars/second vocals), Garry Dagglish (bass) and James Pool (drums) released the video for their current […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

January 4th, 2017

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interview with Andreas Kissey from SEPULTURA

interview with Andreas Kissey from SEPULTURA

With a new album about to be released and a European tour with Kreator only weeks away, Sepultura’s Andreas Kissey is a busy busy man. Nonetheless the metal veteran took time out from his home in Sao Paulo to discuss the perils of technology and the joys of making music for a vinyl-buying audience.  . . Andreas Kissey, how are you doing? Pretty good. I’m […]

Benjamin Smith

January 1st, 2017

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Q&A with FLYYING COLOURS

Q&A with FLYYING COLOURS

Residing in a dream-world that sits somewhere between psych, indie, grunge and shoe gaze, FLYYING COLOURS’ debut album “Mindfulness” ‘retains the intensity of the band’s shows’ [Rolling Stone Magazine] and their talent for uniting a delicate vocal melody with a satisfying thick wall of abrasive drums and guitars. Amnplify’s Courtney Dabb caught up with the band recently and asked them some questions about this new album. . .  Hi and thanks […]

Courtney Dabb

December 28th, 2016

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Q & A with Yasmine Yousaf of KREWELLA

Q & A with Yasmine Yousaf of KREWELLA

The Chicago-based sassy sisters Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf with Pakistani roots, better known as Krewella, will hit the Marquee Sydney stage to celebrate the end of 2016 in their trademark electro-punk style on New Year’s Eve. The dynamic duo arrive on Australian shores off the back of the release of their brand new video for their latest track called Team – a powerhouse anthem in […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

December 28th, 2016

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Q & A with Dams Of The West

Q & A with Dams Of The West

Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson is better known as Dams Of The West, his new solo project. Early next year he will release his debut album entitled Youngish American, produced by The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney. The lead (and debut) single is called Death Wish, with the accompanying video directed by Tomson’s wife Emily Tomson. With his latest single Tell The Truth only recently released, […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

December 28th, 2016

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Q & A with Tangents

Q & A with Tangents

Tangents – a Sydney outfit exploring the musical potentials of group improvisation in a series of duos, trios, quartets and quintets – inspired by contemporary classical composition, free jazz and experimental electronic music. Featuring members of both former and current renowned groups Icarus, FourPlay String Quartet, Triosk and Spartak – Shoeb Ahmad (guitar/pedals), Evan Dorrian (drums/percussion), Ollie Bown (computer), Peter Hollo (cello/effects) and Adrian ...

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

December 23rd, 2016

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Q & A with Kids In Control

Q & A with Kids In Control

Melbourne pop punk band Kids In Control are spreading their infectiously catchy and fun flavour of pop punk to ears around the globe. The quintet – featuring Mike Bennett (vocals), Justin Anderson (bass/vocals), James Piper (guitar/vocals), Daniel Falconer (lead guitar/vocals) and Grant Meyers (drums) – will be supporting Brisbane-based New Age Notion on their What Happened To Forever EP tour in Sydney and Melbourne in […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

December 22nd, 2016

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Q & A with Slyce

Q & A with Slyce

Rahmad Jemiah Hawkins is better known as Atlanta-based indie hip hop artist Slyce and growing up, he was surrounded by some of the great musicians of their day. These musicians no doubt made an impact on his own music and song writing, that begun back when he was in high school. With a new album on the horizon and his latest track The Sorrow featuring […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

December 22nd, 2016

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