Tag Archives: July 2014

Live Photos + Review | Tim Hulsman @ Frankie’s Pizza By The Slice, Sydney – July 30, 2014

Photos and Words by Peter Coates – Inside Edge Photography

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One of six children raised in a rigidly devout Jehovah’s Witness family, Tim Hulsman’s father was a respected elder in that community, responsible for counselling and advising “the flock” and for ex-communicating members who were deemed to be straying or worse, ‘unrepentant sinners’. Any music other than hymns and religious music was heavily regulated in the Hulsman home and Tim’s parent’s deeply-held belief was that music “will lead you astray.”
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Q&A with Julia Henning

With the release of new single ‘December’ from her debut album, ‘Fledgling’, and a national tour about to kick off, Julia Henning took time out to answer a few questions for Life Music Media.

: What track changed your life ::

Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen. This is the song that introduced me to his lyrics. It is such a haunting and powerful song, with so much feeling placed in each word. Leonard Cohen has become one of my greatest inspirations and helped me to see songwriting as more of a craft to be honed than something I just did for fun.

:: What is your favourite Album ::

Leonard Cohen – Live in London
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The Vines – “Metal Zone” (Official Video)

vinesIt’s an homage to the bands favourite distortion pedal plus a twisted, dark, raunchy, punk rock song about relationships. It arrives as the first single from The Vines’ forthcoming album “Wicked Nature”.

Like the guitar pedal namesake, there is a lot of psychotically soft-loud-soft dynamics happening in this new tune. “Metal Zone” is a straight up nightmare of freewheeling solos and screams from frontman Craig Nicholls, who jumps out of the song right before there is any time to get too familiar.
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Brave – “What About Me?” (Official Video)

braveSince releasing his track “What About Me?” last week, Sydney’s Brave quickly received attention from key tastemakers around the country – with a truly unique voice that has elements of Prince with speckles of James Blake and The Weeknd, the track has powerful piano chords and raw-but-catchy vocals.

Now Brave releases the video to accompany the songwriters honest and captivating reflection – showcasing the song’s reaw melody and storytelling at its best.
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The Dead Daisies flawless as they perform across the States

Photos by Katarina Benzova
With rave reviews pouring in, The Dead Daisies are impressing even the staunchest of classic rock fans with their lives shows, as they wrap up their support tour with Bad Company & Lynyrd Skynyrd, before heading off to join the juggernaut summer tour that is Def Leppard & Kiss as it moves across the States, during August.

“The Dead Daisies played second on the bill, and did a fine job, assuredly, of gaining new fans with a flawless half-hour set.”– Buffalo News
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Daniel Lee Kendall Unveils First Single From Debut Album – ‘Under A Spell’ (Listen Here)

Central Coast songsmith Daniel Lee Kendall has returned with his deliciously dreamy new single that goes by the name of ‘Under A Spell’. Lifted from his long-awaited debut album titled “Daniel Lee Kendall Is Dead” which is set for release on September 12, this single also marks the beginning of a new relationship with his new found record label home, Create/Control.
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TIM FITZ Releases Brand New Single ‘Sour’ [Listen Here]

Tim Fitz burst onto Sydney’s music scene in 2011 with two self-produced EPs that won him the hearts of Sydney radio institution FBi radio, and the attention of a slew of Australian and international music blogs. His third EP – 2013’s Unscene – saw Tim deliver an ecclectic string of twisted pop tracks, which received nods from triple j’s Home & Hosed and Unearthed, and a loyal following of live-loop enthusiasts.
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