• TUMBLIN’ ROSE

    Photo: Sunday Peach

    Third time lucky. That's what ever-positive Fremantle-based singer songwriter Rose Parker reckons.

    Parker has just released her debut solo album. It's been a long time coming and there were at least two previous attempts to record what would become Under The Same Sun.

    “I went into the studio and got started and then for various reasons like hard drives getting dropped and people losing everything...,” she laughs before continuing, “there were a number of disasters that occurred.”

  • HARD KNOCKS

    Perth’s own preachers of the filthiest of rock’n’roll sermons, The Bible Bashers, have risen from the grave to launch a sonic assault with a new EP, Rise Hard, a whirlwind debauched tour of the Eastern seaboard and recent performances at the all-hotrod, all-tattoo, all-punked-up West Coast Lowdown Festival.

    Rock’n’roll preacher and master of disaster, Laith Tierney, is dodging missiles from his bandmates in a seedy motel room somewhere in Newcastle on his “broke-ass punk band on the road” tour, but still insists, “that’s the way to do it.

  • MOJO RISING FINALIST #4 - WOOLY MAMMOTH

    Pic: James Shepherd

    The Grand Final of Mojo Rising happens at Mojo’s on Saturday, December 2, with KOPANO, Wooly Mammoth, Carla Geneve, Last Quokka and POND DJs plus Felicity Groom.

    What was the lead up to the formation of the band and how you all gelled?

  • MOJO RISING FINALIST #3 - CARLA GENEVE

    The Grand Final of Mojo Rising happens at Mojo’s on Saturday, December 2, with KOPANO, Wooly Mammoth, Carla Geneve, Last Quokka and POND DJs plus Felicity Groom.

    What was the lead up to you becoming a musician?

    I’ve always loved music, and grew up with it. I did piano lessons from a young age and my dad always played guitar around the house. Since I started singing and writing songs when I was about 14 it just kind of felt right that I should keep going. I moved to Perth at the start of the year to pursue that.

  • MOJO RISING FINALIST #2 - LAST QUOKKA

    The Grand Final of Mojo Rising happens at Mojo’s on Saturday, December 2, with KOPANO, Wooly Mammoth, Carla Geneve, Last Quokka and POND DJs plus Felicity Groom.

    What was the lead up to the formation of the band and how you all gelled?

  • MOJO RISING FINALIST #1 - KOPANO

    The Grand Final of Mojo Rising happens at Mojo’s on Saturday, December 2, with KOPANO, Wooly Mammoth, Carla Geneve, Last Quokka and POND DJs plus Felicity Groom.

    What was your musical upbringing like? Were you influenced by what was immediately around you, or did you do your own digging?

  • HEARING THE CALL

    Award-winning Kimberley singer/songwriter. John Bennett, has just released his second album, Country Is Calling. He took a moment in time to talk about it with Around The Sound

    Your debut album came out back in 2010, how have you changed as both a person and an artist in the years since?

  • Adventures In La La Land With Timothy Nelson - Part I

    WA singer/songwriter, Timothy Nelson, recently embarked on a songwriting sojourn to Los Angeles. Here's the first part of his recollections of the trip for Around The Sound

    ‘Who's that?’ I ask, trying to keep up with the conversation around me, to which I'm told: ‘Oh, I'm basically the reason he got into the film industry!’

  • SOSA, SO GOOD

    Pic: Francisca Silva Bravo

    Jere Sosa well recalls his introduction to music at home as a young boy in the town of Necochea in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It set him on his life’s path.

  • THINK LLOYD

    Every year the music students at North Metropolitan TAFE put together and release a compilation CD showcasing the talent and diversity of the performance students, with 2017 being the second in Richmond Street Records’ Dissolved series. Bob Gordon checks in with one of the featured students, singer/songwriter, Anthony Lloyd.

    Music called to Anthony Lloyd as a youngster, but he almost didn’t hear it at first.

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