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Meet: The Coral’s James Skelly takes us through the inspirations for the new album ‘Coral Island’, the magic of memories, and how The Coral are the Robbie Fowler of the music industry.

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Meet: Trivium’s Alex Bent interview – What the Dead men say

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The Jesus and Mary Chain are about to embark on a tour of Australia as part of their 40th anniversary celebrations, and I caught up via Zoom with singer Jim Reid. The question I have always pondered was how the iconic album ‘Psycho Candy’ came into existence with its bizarre marriage of sonic chaos and …

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Mick Harvey, founding member of seminal and legendary bands, The Birthday Party and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, has made a profound and lasting contribution to indie music. His ability to write and co-write some of the classic songs of these bands have only been matched by his cool and collective demeanour – a …

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It’s mid-afternoon as I call Holly Ross, charismatic singer and songwriter for The Lovely Eggs. The phone rings out for a while, and just as I’m about to hang up, a slightly breathless Holly picks up. “Oh, we’ve just had 1,000 record mailers turn up at our house,” she explains in her dulcet Lancastrian tone, …

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It was nearly four years ago to the day that I spoke to Blixa Bargeld from Einstürzende Neubauten on the eve of the release of their album ‘Alles In Allem’. It was a strange time given we were both just entering lockdown and it was an interview interrupted by food delivery services, which symbolised, in …

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The Dandy Warhols have been together with much the same line up for a stunning 30 years and they are about to release their twelfth album ‘Rockmaker’, coinciding with a tour of the US and Australia. I caught up with keyboard/bass player Zia McCabe to have a chat about the longevity of the band, the …

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Kenton Mackay, A rising indie-rock voice in Austin’s music scene.has made a quick impression for his eclectic style and sharp wit following the recent release of his hard-hitting single ‘Royalty Free’. Now back with the new single ‘Ode To Rosie Part 1, 2, and 3’, a beautifully constructed three track moving between it’s garage rock …

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Martin Kennedy has a had a long and impressive career in music. He was given a guitar with four strings at the age of fourteen, made up his own chords and eventually formed Melbourne band Pray TV, releasing 5 albums and touring the US, before forming All India Radio and collaborating with other musicians such …

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As part of an occasional series on the essential talent behind the musicians – the labels and promoters – we are delighted to be able to fire a few questions to Mark Monnone, co-founder of Lost and Lonesome Recording Company based in Meanjin/Melbourne. In return, we get some very amusing responses. Established in 1998 by …

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So, when I set up this interview with Jah Wobble (thanks to Ian Cheek PR), I was warned to keep any mention of football until the end, otherwise I’d never get John Wardle (Jah’s real name), off the subject. However, both sharing an addiction to our beloved Tottenham Hotspur, who were top of the league, …

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Written and produced by Peter Gabriel, i/o was primarily recorded at Real World Studios in Wiltshire and The Beehive in London. The song features Soweto Gospel Choir, who were recorded at High Seas Studios in South Africa. Speaking about the new track, Gabriel says: “This month the song is i/o and i/o means input / output. You see it on …

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