Tag: Alternative music

Classic albums: Pearl Jam – Vs.

By early 1993, Pearl Jam were still riding a huge tidal wave of success after a relentless touring schedule in […]

‘1979’: Billy Corgan’s ode to youth.

Rolling Stone magazine best sums up ‘1979’ as “a mid tempo tune that looks back on the aimless fun of […]

Interview with the wistful songstress Molly Burch.

The talented Molly Burch was one of last year’s breakout artists. I discovered her debut album Please Be Mine, like […]

It’s All About The Bass: Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament.

A Bassist’s importance in a band is on occasions overlooked by music enthusiasts in favour of lead guitarists and drummers. […]

What’s new, right now: Watergod and their otherworldly vision.

Musically speaking, Austin, Texas, has thrived on a robust live music, centred around country, blues and rock, for much of […]

“I wanted to be as aggressive and intimidating as all my favorite vocalists”: Larissa Vale on Black Satellite and their debut album.

Black Satellite are duo Larissa Vale and Kyle Hawken whom I recently compared to aspects of Garbage’s crossover heavy sound […]

Interview with the talented showman Darling James.

As a whole, Melbourne’s local music scene is incredibly diverse and has often been described as Australia’s live music capital. […]

It’s All About The Bass: Melissa Auf der Maur.

A Bassist’s importance in a band is on occasions overlooked by music enthusiasts in favour of lead guitarists and drummers. […]

Being True To Herself: My chat with musician Ali Barter.

Ali Barter is definitely a breath of fresh of air in my town! Though I have to admit I didn’t […]

Sarah Belkner: Indie pop’s emotional engineer.

I have been quietly admiring the musical exploits of Sydney based Sarah Belkner ever since I first heard her piano […]