Junior story: ‘Portishead: Harvest Moon′, November 2011

A story on iconic trip-hop three-piece, Portishead, built from an interview with multi-instrumentalist Adrian Utley. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. WHEN PORTISHEAD’S ADRIAN UTLEY GETS ON THE PHONE HE’S EFFUSIVE WITH HIS APOLOGIES. “I’m sorry if you tried to get me yesterday,” the words tumble [...]

Scene story: ‘Tony Hawk: The History of Hawk’, November 2011

A cover story for Scene Magazine. This was originally to be built from an interview with Hawk, but when the Q&A fell through at the 11th hour I quickly compiled a timeline piece. Click on the scanned image for a closer look, or read the article excerpt underneath. To say that the line-up for this [...]

Everguide interview: EG catches up with Sydney trio Seekae, November 2011

I interview Sydney electro pop trio, Seekae on the eve of their appearance at this month’s Harvest Festival. The band have been making plenty of waves, and not just in Australia: when I caught George Nicholas on the phone it was the night after they’d played Low End Theory, Los Angeles’ iconic weekly music party [...]

Mess+Noise interview: Cold Chisel: ‘We Don’t Like Labouring Over Things’, November 2011

I interview Jimmy Barnes for Australian music website, Mess+Noise. It was on the eve of Cold Chisel’s latest tour, during which the band will cover a mammoth 37 dates in just over two months. Excerpt below. Are Cold Chisel the finest rock’n’roll group this country’s ever produced? It’s a question that could only ever lead to [...]

TheVine interview: The Family Stone: “What we’re doing feels like back in the day to me.” November 2011

I interview Greg Errico for TheVine. Errico is the original drummer for Sly And The Family Stone. On the eve of The Family Stone’s performance at Harvest Festival, Errico and I chat about the band’s halcyon early days and the possibilities of actually getting back together with their troubled former frontman. Excerpt below. Sly And The Family Stone [...]