Interviews

Interview with Michelle Heaton of Atomic Kitten/Liberty X

Interview with Michelle Heaton of Atomic Kitten/Liberty X

British girl group Atomic Kitten were everywhere in the late 90s/early 00s. From It’s OK, Tide is High (Get The Feeling) and Right Now to the number one worldwide smash, Whole Again, you could not get away from those infectious feel-good pop tunes. Next year, they will return to Australia in support of B*Witched, and Michelle Heaton (formerly of Liberty X) sat down with Jackie […]

Jackie Smith

October 23rd, 2016

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Interview with Alan Gogoll

Interview with Alan Gogoll

Alan Gogoll, classical guitarist and all round nice guy, performed two shows at this year’s Beyond Festival. I caught up with Alan and took a few minutes to chat about guitars, strings and the challenge of instrumental only music.    . .     Allan, how have you found the festival so far? Yeah, it’s been a really nice experience. I just travelled up from […]

Benjamin Smith

October 21st, 2016

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Interview with Dean McGrath of ROLLS BAYCE

Interview with Dean McGrath of ROLLS BAYCE

Dean McGrath of Brisbane psych-rock trio ROLLS BAYCE takes time to chat to AMNplify’s Gabrielle Clark off the back of their latest single Inside Out.   .   .   So where did the name for your band ROLLS BAYCE come from? Well it’s a title from a Battles song, so we pinched it from them.   You’ve had some pretty rad reviews following your […]

Gabrielle Clark

October 20th, 2016

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Interview with Irish Mythen

Interview with Irish Mythen

Minutes after her breathtaking performance at this year’s Beyond Festival in the mountains just outside Canberra, I spoke with Irish Mythen about art, activism and the songwriter’s dilemma. Her performance was, in amongst the dozens of sets and shows, the only moment in the three-day event that drew a standing ovation. . . I wanted to ask you Irish, I spoke with festival director Andrew […]

Benjamin Smith

October 19th, 2016

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Q&A with Aaron Beam of Red Fang

Q&A with Aaron Beam of Red Fang

Red Fang are a band that have managed to forge their own path, evolving and defining a version of the stonerrock sound that eschews many of the trademarks of the genre whilst nailing its essence. Aaron Beam, co-vocalist and bass player took time out just after the release of their latest record, Only Ghosts, to answer a few of AMNplify’s questions. . . People often […]

Benjamin Smith

October 19th, 2016

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Interview with Rick Price

Interview with Rick Price

Born into a musical family, Rick Price began his journey to stardom as a young, talented multi-instrumentalist. Throughout the 90s, one would have to look far and wide not to find his name circulating around Australian radio stations with singles such as Not a Day Goes By or Heaven Knows which peaked at No. 3 on the ARIA Charts. Since then Rick has relocated to Nashville Tennessee, along with the likes of other […]

James Sherwood

October 19th, 2016

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Interview with SOCIETY OF BEGGARS

Interview with SOCIETY OF BEGGARS

Twenty years ago, Society Of Beggars would have been banging around Berlin’s dark corners with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, or silently watching the industrial fallout of late 80’s Manchester. But they’re not – They’re here now, in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, creating music to reclaim the throne of authenticity and depth in modern rock & roll. . After releasing debut single, “Hyena” […]

Dave Bruce

October 18th, 2016

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Interview with Ulrik Denizou of Lemaitre

Interview with Ulrik Denizou of Lemaitre

Norwegian indie electronica duo Lemaitre have accomplished a lot since the release of their eighth EP 1749 in January. They’ve toured the world, played festivals like Coachella and Reading, had their music featured by Facebook, and with an upcoming Australian tour and a new EP titled Afterglow, they’re set to be pretty busy for the rest of the year. I was lucky enough to have […]

Axel

October 16th, 2016

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Interview with Josh Cashman

Interview with Josh Cashman

His name may not be familiar to all who hear it, but singer-songwriter Josh Cashman has been slowly becoming an artist to keep on your watch list, having already scored high rotation on Triple J Unearthed with All About You and Patience. Ahead of the launch of his latest single, Wishful Imagery, he tells Jackie Smith about the inspiration behind the track, what fans can […]

Jackie Smith

October 14th, 2016

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Q & A with Feki

Q & A with Feki

With the popular growth of electronic music out on the scene these days, there is one producer that stands out. Brisbane-based electronic producer Feki has a solid library of songs and remixes on Soundcloud that he really makes his own.   Despite being relatively new on the scene, he has already gained radio airplay on Triple J, played Splendour in The Grass 2016 and signed to Intertia Music. That’s […]

Phoebe Kwan

October 14th, 2016

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