Get on the Support Act Bandwagon

Posted: September 3, 2014

The wonderful organisation, Support Act, has announced their most ambitious funding campaign to date! And it launched in a style befitting a charity dedicated to supporting music professionals facing hard times! Hosted at Allans Billy Hyde’s main store in Melbourne with a real gaggle of supportive artist’s along – Hannah Findlay (Stonefield), Ian Haug (The …read more

Heartache & Pain with Adalita

Posted: August 11, 2014

Adalita delivered a stellar segment on Double J on Sunday discussing songs of Heartache & Pain. “Heartbreak is a goldmine for song writing. It’s unfortunate that we have to go through it but it’s unavoidable and part of being alive. I’ve written many songs on this subject over the years and find it a good …read more

Love & Lust with Kevin Mitchell

Posted: August 7, 2014

This month’s Double J Artist in Residence kicked off on Sunday with Kevin Mitchell’s segment on “Love & Lust”. “I wonder what the artistic landscape would look like if no one had ever created anything inspired by love or sex. It would probably just be all religion and that’s a scary thought. I’ve always been …read more

Double J “Artist in Residence” August – Kevin Mitchell & Adalita

Posted: July 31, 2014

We’re excited!!! Following well-loved seasons from Robert Forster, The Cat Empire and Henry Rollins, Double J welcomes two of Australia’s greatest songwriters, Kevin Mitchell and Adalita, as your Double J Artists in Residence in August. Over five Sunday’s, Kevin and Adalita deconstruct some of the best lyric writing of all time and ask some of …read more

“Don’t You Think It’s Time?” gets a 2nd Chance

Posted: June 24, 2014

The wonderful Bob Evans song “Don’t You Think It’s Time?” has been pulled out of the archives. Cover songs by Megan Washington, Luke and Katy Steele, Sheppard and Illy have popped up already! You can join the Telstra “2nd Chance” song campaign by recording your very own version! For your chance to win $10k and mentorship by EMI Records (home of Bob Evans), …read more

Kathryn Rollins debuts new track and video – ‘Cut & Paste It’

Posted: June 17, 2014

It’s sassy and seductive: ‘Cut & Paste It’ is the brand new track from Melbourne-via-Fremantle singer Kathryn Rollins. Available today. With an ambitious leap forward, Rollins’ latest offering comes via a MIDI keyboard, and inspiration in the form of Grimes, Ta-ku, Zebra Katz and Le1f, even Beyoncé. For fans who caught the acoustic, finger-picking feel …read more

Kav Temperley presents Eskimo Joe’s ‘A Song Is A City’

Posted: June 16, 2014

Ten years on from its release, Eskimo Joe’s classic second album ‘A Song Is A City’ has given lead singer Kav Temperley the inspiration to share the stories from the album on an intimate and extensive solo acoustic tour throughout Australia from July to September. Of the tour, Temperley said, “10 years ago we wrote …read more

Tony Buchen mixes The Silver Lake Chorus

Posted: May 15, 2014

Tony Buchen’s been mixing a one of a kind project this past week. The Silver Lake Chorus is a 16 piece vocal group based in you guessed it… Silver Lake in east Los Angeles. LA transplant and executive producer Ben Lee has pulled together exclusive songs from some of the most noted songwriters and bands …read more