We have somehow made it to the end of season one for Behind The Soundcheck today, and what better way to go out in style than with a jaunt into the world of one of the most dynamic entertainers in the biz (and one of The Soundcheck's favourite humans): Jack Venables.
Leading the charge for Brisbane's prog chameleons Osaka Punch, it's an understatement to say that music and copious amounts of creativity run deep in ... Read more
For the second last episode for season one of Behind The Soundcheck, come dive deep into the rabbit hole as we today venture far beyond the stage and studio, joining Caligula's Horse bass-man and musicology wizard Dale Prinsse on a look into how we use music on a day-to-day basis in this modern, digital era.
As adept brawling his bass onstage as he is exploring the intricate and incidental aspects of the music world, Dale... Read more
It's Episode 8 today for Behind The Soundcheck, and today we're taking you into the land of music media with an actual industry superhero; boss lady and editor of the Queensland-based site Music Is My Muse, Mimm Steele weaves her love for music and her local QLD scene into a unique and dynamic platform, encouraging and showcasing artists at every stage of their career while maintaining a burgeoning community of music lovers... Read more
Today for Episode 7 of the Behind The Soundcheck podcast we're taking a trip into production and management territory, grabbing some time with lighting wizard and manager extraordinaire (and just all-round lovely human) Will Hunter.
Currently flexing his skills on lighting and TM duties for Brisbane prog behemoths Caligula's Horse, Will also balances his family life with his significant love of music and professional p... Read more
This week it's Episode 6 for Behind The Soundcheck, and we're jumping head-first into the brain, chatting with clinical psychologist Dr Tania McMahon about music as an emotional regulator, fan adoration and some of the cold hard facts about our brains and heavy music.
Working by day as psychologist dedicated to helping teens and adults with a wide range of mental health concerns (in particular behavioural and process ... Read more
For Episode 5 of Behind The Soundcheck it's business time as guitarist, label king and social media heavyweight Chad Ellis shares his experience and extensive knowledge about all things marketing, social media and actively developing bands in the current music industry.
A veteran of the Aussie music scene, Chad currently spends his time cleaving riffs for Byron Bay extreme metal lords From Crisis To Collapse while also wor... Read more
We're up to Episode 4 of Behind The Soundcheck, and today it's a lesson in mixing business with pleasure as Brisbane guitarist and music production guru Chrispy Town from Osaka Punch takes us from the stage to the recording studio in style.
A man as notorious for his fusion licks as he is for his passionate innovation in the studio, Chrispy has long been a fixture in the Aussie music industry, recently expanding his cr... Read more
For Episode Three of Behind The Soundcheck, publicity's the game and Sammie Anschau is the name. Founder of the independent music PR company Beehive PR, Sammie has become a mainstay in the industry, starting life in the live music arena before eventually finding her home in the hive with her very own company.
From running PR campaigns for bands from every corner of the industry, including Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, ... Read more
No stranger to balancing colours, creativity and his day-to-day-life, for the second episode of Behind The Soundcheck come jump into the mind of guitarist, videographer and total creative cauldron Adrian Goleby from Caligula's Horse.
A man equally at home both behind and in front of the the camera, Adrian's approach to his multiple crafts is one of sincere curiosity and a whopping dash of in-built talent. And wh... Read more
Kicking off Behind The Soundcheck for the first time ever is none other than Brisbane bass overlord and all-round lovely human Brenton Page from Osaka Punch.
As a man who has seen it all touring the country alongside a horde of local and international icons, including Cog, Mammal, The Butterfly Effect and Living Colour, Brenton's take on finding balance in a world of excess and constant shifts is a refreshing juxtaposition... Read more