Posts tagged "Exclusive Interview"
[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER AND ARTIST MADELEINE EIVALI DISCUSSES HER INSPIRATIONS AND ARTISTIC MESSAGE

[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER AND ARTIST MADELEINE EIVALI DISCUSSES HER INSPIRATIONS AND ARTISTIC MESSAGE

Multidisciplinary and multitalented, Madeleine Eivali is a designer, photographer, stylist and artist. Her startup fashion label notafashion-statement (nafs) is inspired by her love of Alexander McQueen and Melbourne street artists. Her personal artistic work can be described as abstract surrealism; Madeleine is a strong believer in the projection of one’s feelings and expression through colour...
[INTERVIEW] FRANKIE POULLAIN ON PINEWOOD SMILE

[INTERVIEW] FRANKIE POULLAIN ON PINEWOOD SMILE

UK rock legends The Darkness have been laying down tracks in the studio and are about to release their fifth album, Pinewood Smile. This is drummer Rufus Taylor’s debut album with the band, and he even lends his voice alongside Justin Hawkins’ for a few tracks—the outcome is magical. Pinewood Smile sees this distinctive band...
[INTERVIEW] SIX RECORDS DOWN WITH NATHAN FROM SHAMAN’S HARVEST

[INTERVIEW] SIX RECORDS DOWN WITH NATHAN FROM SHAMAN’S HARVEST

Missouri rockers Shaman’s Harvest have thrown out the rule book with their sixth record Red Hands Black Deeds. Made with an organic analogue approach, the album delves deep into new lyrical territory. But their classic mid-western feel is still there, and Nathan Hung (vocals), Matt Fisher (bass), Josh Hamler (rhythm guitar), Derrick Shipp (lead guitar)...
[INTERVIEW] READY OR NOT WITH SYDNEY’S BEC FROM RACKETT

[INTERVIEW] READY OR NOT WITH SYDNEY’S BEC FROM RACKETT

2017 has been a pretty epic year for experimental pop-punk outfit Rackett, and they’re on the cusp of releasing their debut EP Ready or Not. These ladies are constantly performing and developing their adventurous live shows, and already winning fans left, right and centre. TEO gave Bec (vocals/guitar) a call to chat about their latest...
[INTERVIEW] BRIAN KING ON THE COMEBACK OF JAPANDROIDS

[INTERVIEW] BRIAN KING ON THE COMEBACK OF JAPANDROIDS

It’s been a long time between drinks for Canadian rock band Japandroids—exactly five years since Celebration Rock‘s release. But Brian King and David Prowse have made their triumphant return with their record Near To The Wild Heart of Life, also announcing an exciting seven-day Australian tour kicking off this month. TEO caught up with Brian...
[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

Local SA band Free From Burden is running on a high after releasing their first EP. Conor Deery (lead vocals/guitar), Josh Jackson-Drewett (bass) and Sebastian Morrison (lead guitar) released A Tale of Bats and Butterflies late last year, and are about to debut their first music video. The EP is layered with soft piano sounds,...
[INTERVIEW] WILL FROM ADELAIDE’S INDIAGO DISCUSSES NEW TRACK 'LOOSE CHANGE' AND THE NEW LINEUP

[INTERVIEW] WILL FROM ADELAIDE’S INDIAGO DISCUSSES NEW TRACK ‘LOOSE CHANGE’ AND THE NEW LINEUP

Adelaide Hills band Indiago has a reputation for putting on great live shows and delivering melodies that rock. The guys had a quiet start to the year, but have emerged into the spotlight recently with their new single ‘Loose Change.’ The four-piece band is William “Will” Solomon (vocals/guitar), James Fishers (guitar), Harry Townsend (bass/vocals) and...
[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON DISCUSSES THE NEW RECORD

[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON DISCUSSES THE NEW RECORD

It’s been a couple of years between records for Ohio metalcore giants Miss May I, but they’ve signed to a new label and their sixth album will be out on the 2nd of June. It’s already shaping up to be a good year for these guys, they’ve challenged themselves to work outside of their comfort...
[INTERVIEW] JUSTIN HAWKINS ON GROOVIN THE MOO AND THE STATE OF ROCK 'N' ROLL TODAY

[INTERVIEW] JUSTIN HAWKINS ON GROOVIN THE MOO AND THE STATE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TODAY

It’s been almost two years since The Darkness charged onto Aussie stages with their powerful new lineup and a collection of fresh material from the 2015 release, Last of Our Kind. Back then, the band had just recruited their third drummer in a year, Rufus Tiger Taylor (Queen Drummer, Roger Taylor’s son). Original members, Justin...
[INTERVIEW] CELESTE ‘CC’ SPINA ON LITTLE HURRICANE’S LATEST ALBUM SAME SUN SAME MOON

[INTERVIEW] CELESTE ‘CC’ SPINA ON LITTLE HURRICANE’S LATEST ALBUM SAME SUN SAME MOON

Anthony ‘Tone’ Catalano and Celeste ‘CC’ Spina make the alt-rock duo which is Little Hurricane. Tone and CC have just released their third studio album Same Sun Same Moon. After a four day drive from California to Washington DC, CC spared a few minutes to answer TEO’s pressing questions, ahead of the album release. TEO:...
[INTERVIEW] MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST AND COMPOSER ARJEN LUCASSEN TALKS US THROUGH AYREON’S UPCOMING ROCK-OPERA-RELEASE

[INTERVIEW] MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST AND COMPOSER ARJEN LUCASSEN TALKS US THROUGH AYREON’S UPCOMING ROCK-OPERA-RELEASE

Arjen Lucassen is one of those creatives that lives and breathes his music. Composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and mastermind behind Ayreon, he presents his latest album The Source. It’s a prequel to the vast Ayreon universe created over his previous eight albums, and is written as a vinyl double album that is full of epic song...
[INTERVIEW] GWYN ASHTON BRINGS HARDCORE ALT-BLUES TO ADELAIDE

[INTERVIEW] GWYN ASHTON BRINGS HARDCORE ALT-BLUES TO ADELAIDE

UK based Australian blues/rock guitarist Gwyn Ashton is renowned for his gutsy one-man-show. Mimicking the sound of a full band, Gwyn’s solo performance is an amalgamation of hardcore contemporary blues with semi-acoustic lap slide and 12-string guitars. His unique sound is achieved with a collection of vintage guitars, fuzz boxes, organ pedals and amplifiers—complemented by...