Category Archives: Interviews

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Cyril Hahn is heading to Australia next month and got in touch to ask where he picked up his love of grinding synth-tangled, R&B production.

Norwegian electro-house duo Lemâitre will be in Australia in just a few weeks for the 2013 Stereosonic tour. We caught up to ask what makes them do what they do!

We catch up with Chris BAIO to ask where his diverse love of many types, forms and genres of music began.

We ask Convaire’s John Towey where his musical roots took hold. Possible the best My First CD to date.

We touched-base with Jens Moelle, one-half of the German electro duo Digitalism to ask what his first ever CD was and if it changed his life.

The Kite String Tangle is just about to hit the road with Owl Eyes ahead of his first ever headlining tour. I had a chat with the man himself, before it all gets a little crazy.

We delve into the musical evolution of Paul Godfrey, one-third of UK ambient trip-hop project, Morcheeba.

We touched base with The Naked And Famous bass player David Beadle to ask where his musical seed first started to flourish.

Intelligent electro-pop deviants PIGEON are currently on the road to promote latest single ‘Curtain Call.’ Ahead of their gig at Beach Road, Bondi, we asked band-member Luke Cuerel to share his earliest musical memories.

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Ahead of touring new album Harlequinn Dream and performing at this year’s Fat As Butter festival, Jacqui Wonder had a phone-date with Boy & Bear’s Dave Symes. Inspiration, gigs and booze were hot topics.

Over its 12 years in existence, BIGSOUND has become recognised as Australia’s most important music industry conference. We sat down with BIGSOUND Associate Programmer Nick O’Byrne to talk about the past, present and future of this incredible event.

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I was lucky enough to catch Foals bass-player Walter Gervers last week to discuss the future of Foals, Australia, Home and Away, and Monopoly.

We were keen to learn what the earliest influencers were of Vincent Vendetta, Midnight Juggernauts’ vocalist and keyboardist. You’ll be surprised with what we found out.

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A few days ago, acid stag’s Jacqui Wonder spoke with Gab Winterfield of Sydney psych-pop revivalists Jagwar Ma. If you plan on seeing the duo at their forthcoming Sydney show, then you won’t want to miss the after-party!

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Ahead of them hitting the stage at Glastonbury, we popped London Grammar’s Australian interview cherry. Could they be the first band to reveal their inclusion in 2014’s St Jerome’s Laneway Festival line-up?