Ahead of Sunset Sounds, a series of free shows taking place across some of Melbourne’s gardens and parks, we got in touch with the artist opening the proceedings, Alexander Biggs, to talk about his big 2017, what he’s got planned for 2018 and Sundays.
Northern Rivers hard rock crew Hammers have just released “Dead Set”, their latest slice of massive, pub rock laced heaviness and we caught up with bass player Ricky T to talk their upcoming shows with Cog, the shape of the Aussie hard rock scene and how they’ll be following up their big 2017.
Dom Youdan’s debut EP Tigerlily is a collection of five mature pop songs that flirt with an array of different genres and influences without losing sight of their sweet singer-songwriter heart. We had a chat with the Londoner, now living in Sydney, about his new music and new home.
Josh Cashman’s debut EP Instinct is a powerful burst of indie-folk, full with impressive vocals, intricate guitar work and unabashed sincerity. Ahead of his Melbourne show, Josh talked TJ through each of the EP’s tracks.
TJ caught up with Bec Sandridge to chat about her enormous year, the current tour and new single ‘I’ll Never Want A BF’ – a slice of glammed-out disco pop, gritty in all the right spots and full of the usual Sandridge swagger.
Trouble Juice caught up with the drummer of Food Court, Nic Puertolas, ahead of the Melbourne leg of their tour to chat working with producer John Castle on the new album, touring and the Australian music scene.
Melbourne indie-punks AMIKO’s debut EP Diosma is a masterfully crafted collection of fuzz-pop tunes that never skimps on grit or intensity, and vocalist Louis Mackenzie gave Trouble Juice an insight into each track.
Chinatown is a dark, psychedelic journey into the world of Full Flower Moon Band, and Trouble Juice spoke with mastermind behind it, Kate ‘Babyshakes’ Dillon, to talk through the album, track by track.
RAT!hammock’s debut EP ‘Pam’ is a cohesive collection of lo-fi pop tunes, full with jangling guitars, 90’s inspired weirdness and poignantly unconventional lyrics. Trouble Juice caught up with frontman Jackson Phelan to find out what goes on across the EP’s four tracks.