Posts tagged "Exclusive Q&A"
[INTERVIEW] ROUTE 66: SYDNEY-BASED VINTAGE STORE MOTORING WEST

[INTERVIEW] ROUTE 66: SYDNEY-BASED VINTAGE STORE MOTORING WEST

It winds from Chicago to LA, more than two thousand miles all the way. Route 66 was, and continues to be, an American pop culture icon that brought life to the lonely heartland of the Midwest. Artists like Bobby Troup, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones and Depeche Mode, as well as many towns along the...
[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER EMMANUEL KALE TALKS STREETWEAR AND THE BEGINNINGS OF RAVEN CLOTHING

[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER EMMANUEL KALE TALKS STREETWEAR AND THE BEGINNINGS OF RAVEN CLOTHING

In 2015, Emmanuel Kale designed the logo for clothing brand RAVEN for a Year 11 design project at school. Four years on, RAVEN is an established online clothing vendor based in Adelaide, releasing collections of unique streetwear featuring jackets, hoodies, t-shirts and vests. Promoting the message ‘Find Your Wings,’ RAVEN aims to encourage people to...
[INTERVIEW] SOILWORK’S DAVID ANDERSSON ON THE BAND’S EVOLVING SOUND, TOURING AUSTRALIA IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND RELEASING BRAND NEW MUSIC

[INTERVIEW] SOILWORK’S DAVID ANDERSSON ON THE BAND’S EVOLVING SOUND, TOURING AUSTRALIA IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND RELEASING BRAND NEW MUSIC

Swedish metal giants Soilwork are heading our way next month as they tour their majestic new album Verkligheten. We spoke with guitarist David Andersson on what to expect, the musical changes and what the band is currently working on. TEO: You are about to arrive back in Australia to promote Verkligheten. What can fans expect...
[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

Those joyous and—at times—pompous warriors of musical excellence are back: The Darkness have come to save us from the tyranny of the world with their excellent forthcoming album Easter Is Cancelled, and an Australian tour in March. We caught up with drummer Rufus Tiger Taylor to discuss the upcoming mayhem. TEO: The new album is...
[INTERVIEW] IT’S NEVER TOO LOUD FOR AN AUSSIE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CROWD: ANGRY ANDERSON OF ROSE TATTOO TALKS AUSSIE ROCK HISTORY

[INTERVIEW] IT’S NEVER TOO LOUD FOR AN AUSSIE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CROWD: ANGRY ANDERSON OF ROSE TATTOO TALKS AUSSIE ROCK HISTORY

Australian rock ‘n’ roll outlaws Rose Tattoo are back on the road from March through to April. Bringing their brand of heavy blues-driven rock to the Aussie punters, with Australian punk rock band Hard-Ons for their ‘Still Never Too Loud’ 2019 tour. Rose Tattoo, or as frontman Angry Anderson calls them “the Tatts,” are part...
[INTERVIEW] ROCK ‘N’ ROLL VETERAN TAIME DOWNE OF FASTER PUSSYCAT TALKS NEW MUSIC AND TOURING WITH AUSSIES

[INTERVIEW] ROCK ‘N’ ROLL VETERAN TAIME DOWNE OF FASTER PUSSYCAT TALKS NEW MUSIC AND TOURING WITH AUSSIES

Cast your mind back to the 1980s when rock ‘n’ roll met glam metal and sleaze rock to break every rule in the book. Hollywood gave birth to a hybrid breed called Faster Pussycat in 1985 with their worldwide hit single ‘House of Pain’ that touched us all—appropriately! These guys are now returning to Australia,...
[INTERVIEW] AHEAD OF THEIR BLUESFEST SIDESHOWS SNARKY PUPPY’S MICHAEL LEAGUE DISCUSSES ORGANISING A MUSICAL COLLECTIVE

[INTERVIEW] AHEAD OF THEIR BLUESFEST SIDESHOWS SNARKY PUPPY’S MICHAEL LEAGUE DISCUSSES ORGANISING A MUSICAL COLLECTIVE

With a new record and a second Bluesfest appearance scheduled for 2019, things are certainly busy at the Snarky Puppy camp—and what a big camp it is, boasting up to 25 members at a time, each bringing with them a broad array of musical styles and experiences. With such a diverse lineup, it’s not surprising...
[INTERVIEW] GET A RIFF OF ADELAIDE’S DIRTY PAGANS: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH LOCAL DOOM MASTERS

[INTERVIEW] GET A RIFF OF ADELAIDE’S DIRTY PAGANS: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH LOCAL DOOM MASTERS

Stoner metal band Dirty Pagans sit down with us to discuss the direction they’re heading in—since forming in only 2016, the well-mannered South Australian ‘boys next door’ have unleashed two EPs and have another release on the way. The band recently took home SA Music Awards’ Most Popular Heavy Artist—alongside Adelaide-based thrash metal three-piece Hidden...
[INTERVIEW] AUDIO REIGN’S JAKE FLEMING CHATS ABOUT OPENING FOR SKILLET, THE BAND’S LATEST RELEASE AND UPCOMING ALBUM LAUNCH

[INTERVIEW] AUDIO REIGN’S JAKE FLEMING CHATS ABOUT OPENING FOR SKILLET, THE BAND’S LATEST RELEASE AND UPCOMING ALBUM LAUNCH

If you’re a die-hard rock fan in Adelaide, then you’ve probably heard of the city’s very own Audio Reign. Formed in 2011, the band broke into the scene a few years later with their debut EP Find Your Way—inspired by a vision of creating a unique brand of Australian rock—and have since released their first...
[INTERVIEW] SINGER-SONGWRITER PAUL ANDREWS DISCUSSES SONG-WRITING AND RECORDING THE LATEST FAMILY FOLD ALBUM IN NASHVILLE

[INTERVIEW] SINGER-SONGWRITER PAUL ANDREWS DISCUSSES SONG-WRITING AND RECORDING THE LATEST FAMILY FOLD ALBUM IN NASHVILLE

While you may not recognise the name, chances are you’ve heard the songs of singer-songwriter Paul Andrews. Whether that be from his prolific band Lazy Susan that had huge Triple J airplay in the early oughts, or the critically acclaimed Family Fold debut Lustre Glo. With a catalogue spanning two decades and two bands, Paul...
[INTERVIEW] THE KITE MACHINE’S LEVI ANDERSON ON ‘SINISTER SOUND,’ STING AND MORE

[INTERVIEW] THE KITE MACHINE’S LEVI ANDERSON ON ‘SINISTER SOUND,’ STING AND MORE

The Kite Machine have rocked the hell out of 2018 with their brand new track ‘Sinister Sound’—a heavy rock tune with sweet grooves that you’d expect from bands like Queens of The Stone Age and The Black Keys. We stole some time during the band’s Aussie tour to talk with frontman Levi Anderson about new...
[INTERVIEW] KEVIN MITCHELL AKA BOB EVANS GOES FULL CIRCLE

[INTERVIEW] KEVIN MITCHELL AKA BOB EVANS GOES FULL CIRCLE

Kevin Mitchell’s beginnings in alt-rock band Jebediah, to his infectious solo work behind the moniker of Bob Evans, have left a firm footprint on the Aussie music scene. The refreshingly humble singer-songwriter who brought us ‘Don’t You Think It’s Time?’ chats to TEO about his rise from band member to solo artist, his upcoming national...