Bob Evans

Album Review: Bob Evans evolves again with Tomorrowland (2021 LP)

April 22, 2021

Kevin Mitchell, aka Bob Evans, has marked his genuine graduation from Suburban Kid to ‘middle age’ with his sixth studio album Tomorrowland, evolving musically with a level of grit combined with his treasured pop hooks. When I spoke to Mitchell ahead of the album launch, he said: “I’m in a period of my life/career where […]

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Interview: Bob Evans ‘enters middle age’ like Springsteen with new album Tomorrowland

April 16, 2021

Bob Evans, aka Kevin Mitchell, releases his sixth studio album, Tomorrowland, today but it’s also his first since parting with EMI Music. Mitchell calls it his “entry into middle age”, with shades of Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and The Cure. Tomorrowland is a vision long held by Mitchell and with the “silver lining” that COVID-19 […]

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Win a double pass to see Josh Pyke & Bob Evans play Melbourne!

December 8, 2016

Josh Pyke and Bob Evans are two of Australia’s most beloved songwriters and performers – no question. Since late November, they’ve been on the road together on the Another Evening with Josh Pyke and Bob Evans tour, visiting the extensive repertoires of both artists. Dreamy, huh? Well, we want you to be in on the fun […]

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Chatting with Josh Pyke & Bob Evans ahead of their ‘Another Evening…’ national tour

October 27, 2016

As I dial into the conference call to talk to Josh Pyke and Bob Evans about their upcoming ‘Another Evening with Josh Pyke and Bob Evans’ tour, I catch the tail end of a conversation about the possibility of Josh shaving his beard off. Given that my name is also Josh and I also have […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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Ten podcasts from Australia and around the world you have to subscribe to right now

September 26, 2016

While even the non-avid Podcast listeners have likely heard of series like Serial and Comedy Bang! Bang!, the Podcast world is full of thousands of regular Podcasts that each have their own dedicated audience. We’ve scoured through quite a lot of them and present to you the ten that we think you need to subscribe […]

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Album Review: Bob Evans – Familiar Stranger (2013 LP)

March 21, 2013

Leaving the suburbs behind, Bob Evans’ Familiar Stranger hits a lush, layered note. Cannily on-trend, in touch with all the latest tropes of nostalgic pop, it’s a departure from the acoustic guitar-driven sounds of his so-called suburban trilogy. Like any album, it’s marked by derivation, with many a nod to alumni like The Beatles (as […]

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