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SNARKY PUPPY LIVE: EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jazz/funk collective Snarky Puppy are all about improvising, even their console and mic choices. Story: Preshan John Live Photo: Anna Madden Midway through their popular tune What About Me, Snarky Puppy frontman Michael League calls...

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Story: Paul Tingen Artist: The xx Album: Say Something Loving The xx have always looked and sounded as if you’ll scare them off if you get a little too close. They like their space, it...

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STUDIO FOCUS: MATTHEW NEIGHBOUR

April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Matthew Neighbour thrives off half-formed musical ideas. The Melbourne-based freelance producer has developed an addiction for fleshing out half-baked tracks by mashing and mangling sounds from his eclectic collection of instruments and effects. In fact,...

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NEW HORIZONS

April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bring Me The Horizon’s transition from Metal to Metalcore hasn’t stopped them being loud! Hutch explains how to mix when your hearing’s on the edge. Story: Preshan John Show Photo: Jaz Meadows It’s 9pm on...

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Go behind the scenes at Laneway Festival to find out how Tame Impala reproduces their records live. Story: Mark Davie Intro Photo: Daniel Boud It hadn’t been the smoothest day on the Laneway Festival tour,...

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CURRENT NOSTALGIA

March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kevin Parker goes ‘old school’ and mixes Currents himself, finding a balance between lo-fi and his own teenage nostalgia. Story: Mark Davie Artist: Tame Impala Album: Currents “Just got back from tour,” explained Tame Impala...

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BRACE YOURSELF

March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tool producer Dave Bottrill helped Birds of Tokyo turn a heavy leaf by stripping back. Aside from their Squarewave Karate-Time Guitar Sound, that is! Story: Mark Davie Artist: Birds of Tokyo Album: Brace It was...

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LAST WORD: TOM HIDLEY

March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

with Tom Hidley Tom Hidley is one of the world’s most influential acousticians, with dozens of professional studios bearing his company’s ‘Westlake Room’ name in the ‘70s. AT caught up with Tom back in 2004...

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STUDIO FOCUS: UNDERGROUND AUDIO

February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chris Brownbill has so helplessly succumbed to the audio bug that he’s now working three jobs to lease a space near central Brisbane, just because it’s a great room for tracking drums.  Growing up in...

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XYLOURIS WHITE LIVE

February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cretan lute with rock drums is not your average gig combo. But hey, it’s the Melbourne Recital Centre, where the fringes of culture suit up on the main stage. Report: Mark Davie Although the Melbourne...

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