Category Archive: music interview

Belle and Sebastian, desire and consolation

Glasgow-based indie-pop legends Belle and Sebastian have just dropped their latest longplayer, the brilliant “Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance” and are set to journey to Australia later this month. Courtney Dabb talks… Read More

A made-up interview with J Mascis’s Lisa Says engages in a somewhat creepy (and completely made-up) conversation with J Mascis about his new album: If J Mascis is famous for something besides his virtuous, loud guitar play and… Read More

Interview: Fat Freddy’s Drop are connected

Scott Towers (aka “Chopper Reedz”) of Fat Freddy’s Drop is having a normal, run-of-the-mill day with his kids in the January sun at Langs Beach, Auckland. Just being a dad. When he picks up the… Read More

Interview: Truckfighters do their thing

Sweden-based stoner/progressive-rockers Truckfighters are in the midst of an Australian tour, after which they are hitting up Europe. Courtney Dabb speaks to them to find out more: Thanks for taking the time out… Read More

Getting to Know Ali Barter

Melbourne-based songstress Ali Barter is unquestionably one-to-watch in 2015 and is set to hit stages in Sydney and Melbourne real soon. Wanna discover more about her? Well, here she is, in her own words:  I… Read More

Interview: Kid Congo has hope

Founding member of The Gun Club and erstwhile guitarist for The Cramps and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Kid Congo – otherwise known as Brian Tristan – brings his psychedelic rock’n’roll to Sydney Festival… Read More

Interview: Getting to Know Anna O

Perth musician Anna O has recently released ‘Symphony’, taken from her upcoming EP.  The song blends the artist’s heavenly vocals over synths, strings and a grand orchestral chorus. We asked her to tell us more about… Read More

Interview: The Growlers ride the wave

The Growlers are firmly atop the crest of the Californian surf-garage wave, and with the recent release of “Chinese Fountain”, their third full-length album, they’re continuing to ride it out. The shaggy-haired troupe… Read More

Getting to Know Kill My Coquette

LA-based musician/model/actress, Natalie Denise Sperl, is frontwoman of Los Angeles quartet Kill My Coquette, whose self-titled debut EP is due out this month. We asked her to tell us more about herself and her band:… Read More

Interview: The Clean head to Sydfest

Generally considered to be one of New Zealand’s all-time greatest musical exports, indie rock godfathers The Clean are bringing their jangle punk awesomeness to The Aurora for one night only for the Sydney Festival. Courtney… Read More

Kayslee Collins pushes boundaries

We recently brought you the latest video from California-born singer/songwriter Kayslee Collins, in which she revisits one of the all-time most controversial/iconic movie scenes. We caught up with her to find out more… Read More

Interview: Dan Deacon is here to party

The energetic, spirited and chaotic Dan Deacon heads over to Sydney Festival for a rare solo performance this month. The Baltimore electronic (experi)mentalist has a live show that is not to be missed, as he… Read More