Artist Reviews

THE STOLES

THE STOLES

The Stoles are a Dublin based alternative rock band consisting of three members: . Antonio: Vocals / Bass Andrea: Guitar / Vocals Ciaran: Drums / Vocals . . The Sound: . Fuzzy Bass, Telecaster Guitars with echo and Hard Hitting Drums . . The Stoles are a band committed to doing their own thing in their own way. The band believe in creating music that’s […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

January 5th, 2017

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Q&A with  NIC BEZZINA + MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK LAUNCH  ‘RELEASE THE CROWD’

Q&A with NIC BEZZINA + MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK LAUNCH ‘RELEASE THE CROWD’

by LIAM PETHICK . Award-winning Australian photographer Nic Bezzina will bring his arresting works to exhibitions in Melbourne and Sydney this month to launch his crowd-funded debut photography book: RELEASE THE CROWD. . . Published thanks to a successful crowd-funding project, ‘Release the Crowd‘ turns the lens away from the characters onstage, focusing in on the mad lives and good times of thousands of thrilled music […]

Dave Bruce

December 7th, 2016

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Darling James – Theory of Mind (EP Review)

Darling James – Theory of Mind (EP Review)

You probably haven’t had a lot to do with Darling James as of yet.  Relatively new to the Aussie music scene, ‘the man with the hair’ has TODAY released his brand new, debut EP Theory of Mind.  Combining indie-pop guitar rhythms with sharp, soulful synths and the odd bone screeching guitar solo, multi-instrumentalist James O’Brien (Darling James) has created a record full of melancholic vibes and […]

Sean Wales

November 18th, 2016

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Cassandra Michaels (Artist Review)

Cassandra Michaels (Artist Review)

LA-based pop music artist, Cassandra Michaels might have a single called Toxic, but she is very much not toxic. Her music is trendy pop – it has an urban vibe to it and is equal parts edgy, catchy and current. There is also a feeling of imperfection, truth and sensuality coming from a young lady who has wanted to be a musician for as long […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

November 10th, 2016

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Dillon Francis ft. Will Heard – Anywhere

Dillon Francis ft. Will Heard – Anywhere

Since the release of his recent single Anywhere featuring Will Heard, Dillon Francis’ fans have been able to join the impressive campaign known as The Anywhere Map based on the idea that Francis can be “spotted anywhere” across the globe. .   .   The cleverly designed map allows fans to post an Instagram image or video holding a cut out of Francis and adding […]

Gabrielle Clark

November 9th, 2016

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Introducing… Aanysa

Introducing… Aanysa

Very excited to introduce you to seventeen-year-old singer, dancer, and songwriter, Aanysa. . The cross-genre artist brings us music that combines 90’s Pop, R&B and nu-disco. Aanysa seeks her inspiration from female powerhouses like Beyoncé and Janet Jackson who have influenced her both musically and as an overall entertainer. . The lead single off of her debut album, ‘Burn, Break, Crash’, which is produced by U.K. […]

Dave Bruce

November 6th, 2016

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Matt J Ward & The Rising Sons – Self-Titled (EP Review)

Matt J Ward & The Rising Sons – Self-Titled (EP Review)

From the depths of the South Australian landscape comes Matt J Ward & The Rising Sons, the debut self-titled EP from a musician who has been compared to some of the genre’s best. . . While Ward has been fronting local bands such as Where’s The Smoke and Battle of Flowers for a number of years, this is his first solo endeavour, and it’s not […]

Jackie Smith

November 4th, 2016

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Hello Luna (Artist Review)

Hello Luna (Artist Review)

Alternative rock trio Hello Luna began as separate entities – Kenzie Ryan (vocals/guitar) was recording a solo project and was introduced to Michael Neumaier (drums) as her session drummer. After recording, the duo decided to form a full band underscored by soft-pop vocals with more rock influenced instrumentation. Ryan and Neumaier met Diego Vilasmil (bass) through mutual friends in the Columbus music scene in January […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

October 22nd, 2016

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Marina City (Artist Review)

Marina City (Artist Review)

An aggressive pop rock band that uses soul, jazz and post hardcore influences to create a unique sound that is universally loved – welcome to the world of Chicago-based six-piece, Marina City. The story goes that vocalist Ryan Arghast signed a production deal as a solo artist when he was 17 years old and had Brian Johnson (vocals/guitar), Matt Gaudiano (vocals/keys) and Eric Somers-Urrea (drums) […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

October 8th, 2016

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Troy Cassar-Daley – Things I Carry Around (Book Review)

Troy Cassar-Daley – Things I Carry Around (Book Review)

Since the release of his first EP, Dream Out Loud, in 1994 Troy Cassar-Daley’s music have captivated the hearts of millions of fans, catapulting him to international stardom and further cementing his place as a national treasure of the Australian music industry. While he is most well known as an extraordinary music artist, with a number of ARIAs, Golden Guitars and Deadlys to his name, […]

Jackie Smith

October 4th, 2016

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