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Q&A with Gavin Bowles – Picture Perfect

picture perfectHaving just released their brand new film clip for ‘I Know You Better’, Gavin Bowles of Sydney band Picture Perfect took time out to answer a few questions for LifeMusicMedia.com

:: What track changed your life ::

That’s a hard question. I’d have to say ‘Longview’ by Green Day. It definitely blew me away the first time I heard it. (Another one would be Hendrix’s version of ‘All Along The Watchtower’).

:: What is your favourite Album ::

‘American Idiot’ by Green Day. I always used to get shit about being a Green Day fan, but their music had a huge impact on me and that album is just a masterpiece, in every sense.
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Q&A with Lee Jones – The Solicitors

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Melbourne based four piece The Solicitors are purveyors of fast paced, laconic New Wave pop. With the launch of their debut long-player ‘Blank Check’ the bands singer/songwriter Lee Jones took time out to answer a few questions for Life Music Media.

:: What track changed your life ::

‘Road To Nowhere’ by Talking Heads. I remember hearing it on the radio in the car when I lived in Newcastle, England, and my then manager saying “Talking Heads should be the band every band aspires to, take note” and I’d never heard of them before, after that I just listened to them non-stop. My manager was right.

:: What is your favourite Album ::

‘My Aim Is True’ by Elvis Costello
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Photo Gallery | Byron Bay Bluesfest 2014

Photographer: Stuart Blythe
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Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011 – George Clinton & Parliament, Elvis Costello, Grace Jones, Captain Matchbox Woopie Band – Photo Gallery

Photographer: Silvana Macarone

Photographer: Silvana Macarone

Artists: George Clinton & Parliament, Elvis Costello, Grace Jones, Captain Matchbox Woopie Band
Event: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011
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Music Legends, Movie Stars and Generosity of Spirit – Bluesfest 2011

By: Pepa Wolfe

  A mammoth six-day festival, hosting what many consider the best line-up to date, Bluesfest 2011 had it all. From bright sunny days to the traditional rain and mud, from international legends of music like B.B. King and Bob Dylan to the local sounds of Byron Ukulele band The Blackbirds, it was a celebration of community, culture, diversity and most of all, of music.

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Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011 – Day 5 – Photo Gallery

Photographer: Stuart Blythe


Photographer: Stuart Blythe

Artists: Jethro Tull, Elvis Costello, Clare Bowditch, Warren Haynes, B. B. & The Blues Shacks, Buddy Knox, Hank Green Blues
Event: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011
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ELVIS COSTELLO Returns To Australia On His Solo Tour In October 2009

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  Chugg Entertainment proudly presents ELVIS COSTELLO RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA ON HIS SOLO TOUR IN OCTOBER
With special guest Shelley Harland
ELVIS COSTELLO has followed his musical curiosity in a career spanning more than three decades. He is probably best known for his performances with The Attractions, The Imposters and his concert appearances with pianist Steve Nieve.

With a new album SECRET, PROFANE AND SUGARCANE just released, produced by T Bone Burnett, during a three-day session at Nashville’s Sound Emporium Studio, comes the announcement that he will hit the road with an Australian tour in October this year. This very special tour will feature Elvis, his guitars, his songs and his stories!

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SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS 2009 – 1ST LINEUP

Now in its 9th year, SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS returns on Sat July 25th and Sun July 26th at Byron Bay’s Belongil Fields to present its much anticipated annual mid-winter music celebration. With offerings from around the globe, the 2009 line-up packs a punch with a flock of Splendour first timers, festival favourites and exclusive one-off performances to boot.

TICKETS ON SALE
9.00am sharp on Thursday May 14th – Internet sales only – www.qjump.com.au
SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS 2009
Sat July 25th and Sunday July 26th
Belongil Fields, Byron Bay
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