This morning I was lucky enough to get some phone time, with the fierce as hell Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea. Besides being a total babe this girl is on the rise, we chatted about the ball breaking fashion industry, Movement festival, touring and standing out in the rap game.
A band with a long, documented history, Buzzcocks, has greatly influenced many genres and continues to tour the world to multiple generations of fans. Co-founder of the band, Steve Diggle, took some time to discuss Buzzcocks, Manchester, influence and their imminent tour of Australia as part of the Dig It Up! tour.
Guitar virtuoso Bruce Mathiske has just independently released his 17th album My Life, and is about to embark on an extensive 18 date Australian tour, covering major cities and well as regional centres. Bruce Mathiske and I chatted about the new album, playing the guitar and didgeridoo, recovering from being shot when he was 18 and his upcoming tour.
We sit down with UK troubadour Newton Faulkner backstage at Bluesfest in Byron Bay.
We sit down with Australian duo Busby Marou backstage at Bluesfest in Byron Bay.
The Heath Care system in the US a bit of a mess to say the least. Over 8,000 working musicians live in Austin, Texas, most of whom don't earn nearly enough to support themselves with private health insurance. But with Austin's music scene generating nearly $2 billion in economic activity each year, they are without doubt a group that need to be looked after. Thankfully, an organisation has been set up to assist.
We sit down with Mark Lang from Melbourne's Skipping Girl Vinegar backstage at Bluesfest in Byron Bay.
Larry sat down with MUTEMATH at the end of their Australian tour to talk about their experiences here, road testing new songs in Perth, their new recording studio, plans for the next album, playing in Singapore, the New Orleans rock scene, the genius of tourmates Big Scary and much more...