Acclaimed band Lowrider are are back, and set to unveil their third studio album ‘Black Stones’ this Saturday at The Depot. Ahead of the much anticipated release, Soph and Seb spoke to drummer Paul about the album and how their sound has and continues to evolve.
Cameron Smith from Brisbane instrumental band Ghost Notes is no stranger to Adelaide, which is apparently his most frequented tour destination across many bands and projects. Danni and Walter spoke to him about his favourite venues, running live venues and studios in Brisbane and re-releasing Ghost Notes’ 2011 debut album as a vinyl double LP.
Brooklyn low-fidelity folk-y psych band Woods tore up the Format basement last Thursday night. Seb and Sophie spoke to them on Tuesday about Sugar Mountain Festival, changing lineups, and the challenges of manipulating tape on tour.
After the success of Sydney duo The Presets’ 2008 release Apocalypso, it would’ve been easy to keep the ball rolling while on such a high. But amidst the unexpected rise to fame came another challenge for both Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes: parenthood. Both decided it was best to step away from the limelight and spend time with their new families, and this decision certainly inspired a number of ideas that formed third album Pacifica. The Range spoke to drummer Moyes from Canberra, where the group were preparing for an Australia Day concert, and found out about some of the more sinister yet optimistic themes gathered in Pacifica, and how these might translate to the band’s new live show.
The Presets play at HQ on Tuesday February 5, with tickets still available.
If you’ve not heard of local group SuperCaine, it’s probably because they are about as fresh as a band can get. Whilst the project has only been up and running for a couple of months, they are in the finishing stages of recording and already looking towards a launch. The whirlwind group of established Adelaide musicians dropped in for a chat with Seb and Sophie, giving us a sneak peak of what to expect from the lads in the coming months.
After almost 2 years, the young and incredibly talented Bearded Gypsy Band are set to release a live album this Thursday at The Gov. The band joined Seb and Sophie in the studio to talk about the ‘Live at The Wheaty’ release and how they juggle an ever increasing number of shows with their uni studies.