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BASEQ Christmas Bash – Sunday 29th November 1pm

It’s been a long year without live music in our favourite venue, The Royal Mail Hotel. BASEQ is celebrating Christmas and the lessening of restrictions with a bigger than ever Christmas Bash. Please come along and join the party.  If you haven’t seen Shakes Fear and the Skeleton Gang you’re in for a real treat – they’ll get this party started with a bang. Young, brash and exciting these guys will have you chair dancing from the first riff. We all love BB Factory – one of [...]

By |2020-11-22T21:16:50+10:00November 22nd, 2020|Club Stuff, News, Reviews and Events|

New Release: Lucky Lips bring good fortune and a new Turnaround

Lucky Lips ready for their Turnaround Donna Hourigan and band have a followup to their debut EP, Talk the Talk. I had the opportunity to throw some questions to Donna about the new recording and how it all came about. Congrats on your second release. The "followup" seems to be the hardest for artists to be satisfied with, while debut releases have been years in the gestation. Was there a theme or common ideas running through the songs? As with our debut EP, Talk [...]

By |2020-11-10T00:47:06+10:00November 10th, 2020|(deault), News, Reviews and Events, The Groove|

LiveStream: Blues Arcadia – How It Was Done

SoundOut Studios Even with using recording setups, there are many ways to tackle how to stream a band. Here, Casper Hall, drummer for Blues Arcadia and owner of SoundOut studios explain how he and the band approached their Facebook Stream. Congratulations, Casper, on an excellent Stream of Blues Arcadia the other week. Can I ask you a few questions on what happened behind the scenes? Firstly, did you float the idea of live streaming to the band, being comfortable with technology, perhaps using the [...]

By |2020-09-22T23:42:39+10:00September 7th, 2020|Behind The Scenes|

LiveStream: BBFactory Single Launch – How It Was Done

(image curtesy of Dianne Hastie) Unprecedented times, unprecedented measures. More musicians are turning to using live streams - via Facebook, Youtube ... even Zoom - to reach their audience. Reconnect with audiences, chances for musicians to play together, pushing technical boundaries, the reasons are many. I chatted with Pedro from BBFactory on how they went about doing their recent live stream to launch their new single "Keep Yo Mama" ... the recording of the live event can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdPUPoxUWP0 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Congratulations, Pedro, an [...]

By |2020-08-26T22:45:28+10:00August 26th, 2020|Behind The Scenes|

Josh Cheyenne – Natural Blues

Recently I was at The Colonel's "legendary" Blues Jam at the Morrison Hotel Woolloongabba and ran into Josh Cheyenne, who - as was mentioned earlier in the day - had just released his first CD. So I bailed Josh up just outside the restaurant and pressed him for details ... Congrats on the release of your new CD. Many thanks! I've been more of a side-man for others, on lapsteel and slide-guitar over the years so didn't concentrate on my own recordings, or my own lineup [...]

By |2020-08-26T23:04:13+10:00March 1st, 2020|Behind The Scenes|