Posts tagged "Exclusive Q&A"
[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...
[INTERVIEW] DARWIN SINGER EMMA ROWE ON 'LIONESS'

[INTERVIEW] DARWIN SINGER EMMA ROWE ON ‘LIONESS’

Emma Rowe’s new single ‘Lioness’ pounced onto the Australian music scene earlier this year, with teeth bared and attention demanded. The Darwin-based singer/songwriter is now touring the newly released single, along with two bonus tracks ‘Beach Song’ and ‘Devil.’ We caught up with the lioness herself mid-tour to chat about her sound and the story...
[INTERVIEW] AIDAN CIBICH ON NEW APOPHIS ALBUM VIRULENT HOST

[INTERVIEW] AIDAN CIBICH ON NEW APOPHIS ALBUM VIRULENT HOST

Aidan Cibich is a local musician who has talent and time to burn for his project Apophis. His sophomore album Virulent Host is out on September 18th and, to put it simply, it’s a masterpiece. Think along the lines of Intervals and Plini but with a heavier, almost cinematic undertone. It’s layers upon layers of...
[INTERVIEW] ANTHRAX’S SCOTT IAN ON HIS UPCOMING SOLO SPEAKING TOUR DOWN UNDER

[INTERVIEW] ANTHRAX’S SCOTT IAN ON HIS UPCOMING SOLO SPEAKING TOUR DOWN UNDER

When we called to catch up with Scott Ian—best known as the legendary guitarist and co-founder of thrash metal pioneers Anthrax—he was backstage after playing a set on Slayer’s farewell tour, which is a testament to his unbelievably busy schedule. In addition to his phenomenal contributions as a musician, Scott has authored two books, written...
[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

Earlier this year, Lush Fragrances re-launched with a sleek new look, featuring 15 brand new scents. The entire collection is gender neutral, inspired by art, music, poetry, and the personal experiences of Lush perfumers. TEO was lucky enough to talk to Mark Constantine, co-founder of Lush Cosmetics, about inspirations, creative processes and musical influences behind...
[INTERVIEW] STRYPER’S MICHAEL SWEET ON GOD DAMN EVIL

[INTERVIEW] STRYPER’S MICHAEL SWEET ON GOD DAMN EVIL

Born in 1983, Californian band Stryper has followed a positive and passionate path of metal and faith leading up to the release of God Damn Evil—the band’s 12th album. It’s been a while since the guys graced Australian shores to share with fans a healthy dose of what they do best. But they’re back in...
[INTERVIEW] JAKE FROM HIDEOUS SUN DEMON ON THE NEW ALBUM, PERTH AND GROOVES

[INTERVIEW] JAKE FROM HIDEOUS SUN DEMON ON THE NEW ALBUM, PERTH AND GROOVES

There’s something in the Perth water that develops really rad musicians—and Hideous Sun Demon’s Vincent Buchanan, Jake Suriano and Blake Hart are no exception (think King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard with a healthy dose of punk rock). They’ve just released their third album, Fame Erotic Dream and are part way through a huge Australian...