Interviews

Podcast – Interview with Blaine Cartwright of Nashville Pussy

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November 10, 2010
Nashville Pussy

Blaine Cartwright of Nashville Pussy talked to Fraser Tebutt, pre-show in Hamilton, ON. Download the podcast: Blaine Cartwright of Nashville Pussy – Toronto Tocks Podcast...
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Nick Teehan interview

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October 28, 2010
Nicky Teehan - illustration by Natascha Malta

Usually when someone starts a sentence with, “I have this friend who’s in a band” I make some excuse to go because I know that someone’s going to hand me some awful EP to listen to, or try...
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Errata interview – Melbourne jazzcore band talk about their jazz-metal vision and, er, William Shatner

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October 25, 2010
Errata - Melbourne based jazz-metal band

Melbourne’s Errata are a rather, erm, “strange” band.  Stranger still is the fact that they chose to have an enigmatic figure calling himself “Henry Spencer” answer...
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Podcast – Jay Millette of Darlings of Chelsea and Black Halos

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October 22, 2010
Darlings of Chelsea at Bovine Sex Club, 16 October 2010 - photo by Brian Banks, Music Vice

Podcast! – New MV contributor Fraser Tebbutt talks in-depth to Jay Millette of Darlings of Chelsea and formerly of Black Halos. Fraser has been running a great podcast called Toronto...
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Berlin Brides interview – listen to a chat with the Greco-Deutsch electropop stars of Indie Week 2010

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October 16, 2010
Berlin Brides portrait photo at The Hideout during Indie Week 2010 - photo by Brian Banks, Music Vice

Athens’ electropop duo Berlin Brides have been one of the best bands at Indie Week 2010 in Toronto. My first experience of hearing their...
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Kate Miller-Heidke interview – Aussie star on the C word and why Lilith Fair wasn’t a ‘concentration camp’

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September 30, 2010
Kater Miller-Heidke - photo by Brian Banks, Music Vice

Kate Miller-Heidke is one of the brightest stars to emerge from Australia’s music scene in recent years.  Our Melbourne, Victoria based writer Danny...
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Disturbed interview – band talk about Asylum, boycotting BP, the end of the world and their hunger to make music

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September 3, 2010
Mike Wengren and Dan Donegan of Disturbed - photo by Brian Banks, Music Vice

“We pretty much just live music… it’s not a hobby, it’s not even a job… it’s a lifestyle; we live it,...
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Pinky Beecroft interview – a Q&A with The White Russians frontman

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August 25, 2010
Pinky Beecroft interview – a Q&A with The White Russians frontman

Pinky Beecroft used to be a member of the infamous Australian band/cabaret act that was Machine Gun Fellatio, but these days his pet project is called The White Russians.  Michael...
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The Bedroom Philosopher interview – On music, ‘nu-Australian’ and Mexican space stations

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August 19, 2010
The Bedroom Philosopher interview – On music, ‘nu-Australian’ and Mexican space stations

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, The Bedroom Philosopher is the musical persona of one Justin Heazlewood, a multi-talented comedian/writer/whatever-the-hell-else-he-feels-like-doing who clearly has spent far too much of his time travelling...
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Deadly Are The Naked interview

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August 16, 2010
Deadly Are The Naked

Deadly Are The Naked are a Melbournian band who know how to Party – that’s with a capital fuckin’ “P”, folks! – both live and on record, as well as mellow out with the occasional silky-smooth,...
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