Kicking off their Australian tour tonight, The Necks' are renowned for their live chemistry and minimalist mastery, and they're bringing this all around Australia over the course of the next month. We say down with percussionist Tony Buck to talk about their latest work Open, the upcoming tour and how things have changed over the 25 years of the band.
John Goodridge chats with Baauer about his upcoming trip to Australia for the Future Music festival in March. He's more than just the "Harlem Shake", y'know...
Ahead of his highly anticipated appearance at Bluesfest Byron Bay this year, Larry had a great chat with Boz Scaggs! From the Napa Valley to Sydney, the legendary talent tells the AU about his upcoming trip to the Byron Bay festival, good wine and more.
John Goodridge chats to Netsky, aka Boris Danean about his upcoming tour to Australia with Future Music Festival in March.
Future Music Festival is just around the corner and Chris Singh caught up with Swedish duo Dada Life about their current projects, Dada Land and what Aussies can be expecting from them this time round!
I recently had the chance to talk with Jeremy McKinnon about A Day To Remember latest album. Common Courtesy. A record that struggled to see the light of day following a series of lawsuits with their US label Victory Records. Over the course of our chat Jeremy talks with a sense of resolve about why the album came out, how important the support of their Australian fans have been and looks at the future of A Day to Remember and looks back at where they've come from.
Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes will be performing as part of the Melbourne Zoo's Twilight Series this weekend, for the first time since their recent tour of the US! A collective of musicians and performers who know how to dominate on the live stage, Browne herself took some time out to answer our questions about what punters can be expecting and what lay ahead for the band as we look down into 2014.
Ahead of their Soundwave shows next month, the AU Review caught up with the 'promosexual' and ever charming Ben Johnston, drummer for Biffy Clyro, to see what the band has been up to since their last trip to our shores in 2010.
Sammy J & Randy, comedy powerhouse, best buds and now veritable comedy music rock and rollers, are coming back to the Adelaide Fringe this month with their Difficult First Album. If you've seen a Sammy J & Randy show, you'll know their penchant for catchy tunes, slightly raunchy humour and most of all, you'll know they're great entertainers. I spoke with both Sammy and Randy recently about making the record and finally being able to tour this bad boy.
Osaka Monaurail's lively frontman, keys player and band leader Ryo Nakata chats with us about his band, his favourite artists, who he'd love to work with and what we can look forward to in their Australian tour in March, including a show at WOMAdelaide.
Japanese hip hop legend MURO - rapper, DJ and self-professed "digger" will bring his unique brand of hip hop to the stage at WOMAdelaide 2014. We caught up with him to talk about his vinyl collection, his WOMAdelaide show and his plans for 2014.
It's not long before Thirty Seconds To Mars finally make good on their rescheduled Australian tour and perform to some huge arena crowds. With their new album LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS and the recently released ARTIFACT documentary excitedly rustling feathers within the 'Echelon' through 2013 into this year, it's safe to say this Australian trip is going to be a popular one for the band as well as the fans. I had Tomo Miličević on the phone earlier today to quickly check in on how things are with the trio; with the Australian trip ahead as well as Jared Leto's current wave of accolades for Dallas Buyers Club, the band is sitting quite pretty.
Larry sat down in Sydney with Ed Nash from the UK group Bombay Bicycle Club just before Christmas to talk about their brand new album So Long, See You Tomorrow - out in Australia on February 7th - and much more... watch the full interview here!
We caught up with Spencer Sotelo from US group Periphery to talk about the release of their new EP Clear, featuring different songs written by each member of the band (an idea borrowed from the Deftones), their upcoming and eagerly awaited third LP and their current Australian tour!
Larry Heath sits down with New Zealand duo Broods to talk about the success of their single "Bridges", Lorde (and working with her producer), coming to Australia for the first time, their US tour, the release of their debut EP... plus a lot more...