Scene Magazine cover story: Mogwai, 2011

An interview for Scene Magazine with Scottish post-rockers, Mogwai, about their new album and an impending visit to Australia. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. For Mogwai, the definitions have changed over the years. These Scots were once known for their power and a cerebral approach […]

Junior Magazine album review: Oh Mercy – ‘Great Barrier Grief’, 2011

An album review for Junior Magazine‘s ‘Count Pointercount’ column. Take a look at the article excerpt, or visit Junior for the complete review. Oh Mercy hit like a hurricane in 2009, their EP In The Nude For Love throttling the Melburnians to the forefront of the Australian indie scene. They confirmed their pedigree later that […]

Scene Magazine interview: Pegz, 2011

An interview for Scene Magazine with Australian hip-hop artist and label owner, Pegz, about his new album, Drama. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. Owning an independent record label isn’t easy; you don’t need to be in the music industry to know that. But try balancing […]

Scene Magazine interview: J.B. Ghuman Jr., 2011

An interview for Scene Magazine with US filmmaker J.B. Ghuman Jr. about his debut feature film, Spork. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. They say to write about what you know. Miami-born filmmaker J.B. Ghuman Jr. took that advice and ran with it for his debut […]

Scene Magazine interview: Ladi6, 2011

An interview for Scene Magazine with New Zealand R&B artist Ladi6. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. Karoline Tamati is living through a grind common to Kiwi artists. Her latest album, ‘The Liberation Of…’, has been on New Zealand shelves for almost four months, but only […]

Passion of the Weiss: A conversation with Simon Tong of Erland & the Carnival, 2011

An interview with Simon Tong of Erland & the Carnival. Originally conducted for Scene Magazine, the entire Q&A was published on Passion of the Weiss, a music site edited by LA Times journalist, Jeff Weiss. Excerpt below. The talent on tap for Erland & the Carnival, who emerged out of the busy London indie scene […]

Junior Magazine interview: Alex Burnett of Sparkadia, 2011

An interview for Junior Magazine with Alex Burnett of Sparkadia. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. A few years ago, Sparkadia were travelling the world and preparing for global domination. Or so it seemed. Just when any other fresh-faced act intoxicated on newfound fame would have […]

Scene interview: Joelistics, 2011

An interview for Scene Magazine with Melbourne emcee Joelistics. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. You wouldn’t blame Joel Ma for feeling a little irritated when the other members of his hip hop collective, TZU, all decided to procreate. For some emcees, fresh from gaining traction […]

Scene Magazine interview: Bow Wow, 2011

An interview for Scene Magazine with American rapper Bow Wow. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. It’s hard right now for Bow Wow to call any place home. The writing and recording, touring, acting and charity work seem to have him constantly hopscotching about the United […]

Junior Magazine album review: James Blake — ‘James Blake’, 2011

An album review for Junior Magazine. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. By now you’ve probably heard of James Blake. Over the last month the young producer and his self-titled debut have become the focus for a heated internet discussion over dubstep and what exactly he […]