Interview: Elize Strydom Hot Little Hands are hard to pigeon-hole, much to lead singer Tim Harvey’s delight. Take a little old soul, a generous helping of electro, four part harmonies and you’ve got…concrete/jungle/samba? Well, they are the genres the band checks on their Myspace page, anyway. Perhaps you’ll just have to see ‘em live … Continue reading Interview: Hot Little Hands lead singer Tim Harvey chats with Elize Strydom about touring, singing Japanese…
Interview by: Elize Strydom He’s spent the last two months traipsing from the top of the country to the bottom but Josh Pyke is hungry for more. Charmingly unaware of the affect his music has had on her and hoards of others, Mr Pyke tells Elize Strydom about what’s coming up. When the Aussie troubadour … Continue reading Interview: Josh Pyke speaks with Elize Strydom about Splendour, touring and studio/producer aspirations [SITG]
Bluesfest – 20th Annual East Coast Blues and Roots Festival Friday 10th April Review: Elize Strydom Personality test: What sort of footwear would you choose to wear to Bluesfest? a. Thongs from Woolies b. Gumboots from Bunnings c. Your brand new Dunlop Volleys d. Au Natural (bare feet) If you answered a. you’re an optimistic … Continue reading Elize Strydom gets stuck in the mud at the 20th Annual East Coast Blues and Roots Festival
Interview: Elize Strydom The Living End has never been busier – and that’s the way they like it. National tour? No problem. European jaunt? Bring it on. An album of demos and rarities? Absolutely. This time last year the Melbourne three-piece was preparing to unleash their fifth studio album, White Noise. It came … Continue reading Life is for Living – Elize Strydom catches up with Scott Owen from The Living End
This Boy’s In Love – by Elize Strydom Ben Lee is in a good place. Granted, he’s in the honeymoon phase. Literally. As 2008 drew to a close Lee married his sweetheart, Ione Skye, in a Hindu ceremony in India. Add to that a shiny new album (The Re-Birth of Venus due out February 7th), … Continue reading The Rebirth Of Venus & The Big O Festival – Ben Lee talks with Elize Strydom
March 16th 2011 – Here it is folks, the final artist announcement for Bluesfest 2011. As you can see, we’ve definitely saved some of the best till last with these stellar talented musicians, so if you weren’t excited before, you will be now! Tickets for Thursday 21 and Tuesday 26 April are still available – … Continue reading FINAL artist announcement for Bluesfest 2011’s outstanding lineup of star performers!
Ladies and Gents, the one and only superstar singer Grace Jones has today been added to the enormous bill for Bluesfest 2011 taking place in Byron Bay from Thursday April 21 through to Monday April 25, 2011. Bluesfest music lovers – be warned, Grace Jones is going to pick you up, hold you tightly in … Continue reading Grace Jones – the one and only – powers into Bluesfest 2011 mega lineup!
The Soul, the Funk and the Blues pumping up anticipation for 22nd Bluesfest happiness Bluesfest from Byron Bay, Australia’s favourite counter-culture, family-orientated, artistically diverse music festival, today unveiled its SECOND artist announcement – and what an array it is of classic and contemporary blues, soul, funk, reggae and much more! Tickets are on sale for … Continue reading Bluesfest 2011 consolidates supersonic line up with class 2nd artist announcement!
Has the Australian Event of the Year just initiated the music Lineup of the Year? November 04th 2010 – Bluesfest from Byron Bay, Australia‟s favourite counter-culture, family-orientated, ethnically and artistically diverse music festival, has today announced a whopper of a signature first artist announcement – and it’s the first of many! Tickets are on sale … Continue reading Bluesfest 2011 unveils joy and wonderment with signature super 1st artist announcement!
Corby is enchanting and commanding and something altogether remarkable. He mainly sticks to acoustic guitar and is backed up on vocals by his band…
After a successful Bluesfest’s 21st birthday celebration event during Easter 2010 – planning for Bluesfest 2011 is now in full swing. The 22nd annual Bluesfest 2011 event will take place over five days between April 21 and April 25, 2011, once again at the festival’s new permanent site at Tyagarah, 12 minutes north of Byron … Continue reading Bluesfest 2011 Dates Announced!
For the past few days you’ve existed inside a bubble of banjos, harmonicas, dust bowl/mud pit dancing, university cigarettes, gumboots, ferris wheels, Hare Krishna fare and music from across the globe….
Tom Ballard, the triple j Breakfast co-host and comedian extraordinaire. He’s only 20 but he’s already performed at comedy festivals in Edinburgh and Montreal. He was the youngest person ever to win the prestigious Best Newcomer award at the 2009 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He’ll be in Brisbane soon for The Brisbane Comedy Festival
Click the image to view the photo gallery [Photo: Arfy Papadam] Wild Beasts @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney – 1st February 2010 Photographer: Arfy Papadam – Wild Beasts available at iTunes Related: Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2010 Brisbane inc. Wild Beasts Interview: Wild Beasts’ Tom Fleming chats with Elize Strydom Advertisement
Photographer: Stuart Blythe Click image to view photo gallery St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 29 Jan 2010, Brisbane Acts: Florence And The Machine, Mumford and Sons, Sarah Blasko, The Dirty Three, Wild Beasts, Drappled Cities and more… Click here for Photos Gallery Related: Interview: Kid Sam – Keiran Ryan Interview: Wild Beasts’ Tom Fleming chats with … Continue reading Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2010 Brisbane