FEATURE: We’ve Come to Steal Your Energy – The Job Interview

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Words: Jeremy Gluck Guest Writer (Director, Welsh Connections/SWND Records – Musician – Artist) Yes, you read that correctly. Our good friend at SWND Records in Wales, Jeremy Gluck has gone above-and-beyond in his latest music journalism escapade. Shunning the ho-hum, standard Q&A format foisted upon bands, dear Jeremy presented Welsh band We’ve Come To Steal…

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NEWS: Australian Live Music – An Industry In Crisis

Words: Matt Innes The Australian live music industry is facing a shortfall of catastrophic proportions and is in dire need of assistance. Since March, nearly all but a select few technical production personnel have been forced out of the industry by the restrictions imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of them…

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FEATURE: The Daisycutters Hit The Studio For New EP

Words: Matt Innes It’s official: Gold Coast rockers The Daisycutters are hitting the studio to record a new EP, due for release next year via MADCAP Global Music. The excitement is palpable at Daisycutters HQ where frontman Cameron Wilson has entrenched himself to prepare for entering the studio. “Mate, I’m ecstatic,” Cameron exudes. “It was…

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Listen: John Rowe on The Welsh Connections Show with Mike Kennedy

Words: Matt Innes Australian singer-songwriter, MADCAP Global Music’s own, John Rowe has hit the airwaves in Wales, featuring as a guest of Mike Kennedy on his popular radio show ‘The Welsh Connection’. John appears on ‘The Welsh Connection’ to discuss and preview his latest album ‘Gifting The Proletariat’ (available here). Click here to listen now.…

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NEWS: Lime Spiders Return To The Stage

Words: Matt Innes Cult, Aussie psych-rock favourites Lime Spiders make a resplendent return to live performance, shaking off the cobwebs of post-COVID lockdown. Lime Spiders take to stages in King’s Beach, Burleigh Heads and Brisbane at the end of October, breaking a months-long stagnation in the live music industry to give audiences a much-needed reprieve…

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NEWS: In Memory Of Edward Van Halen

Words: Matt Innes Virtuoso guitarist Eddie Van Halen has passed away at the age of 65. Eddie Van Halen was the ultimate guitar hero. He was a pioneer and musical innovator who shredded away preconceived notions about playing guitar. That’s because he didn’t just play the guitar, he made the damn thing come alive. From…

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FEATURE: The Rivers – In Conversation With Mike Kennedy

      Words: Mike Kennedy [Guest Writer – Welsh Connections/SWND Records, Director | Oystermouth Radio – Presenter] It’s been one whole, crazy and disturbing year since the release of ‘Life In General’, the debut EP from valley-boys, The Rivers. In twelve months that’s seen worldwide political turmoil, uncertainty and a pandemic – with all…

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NEWS: Shemuwel Releases Official Video For ‘Your Love’

Words: Matt Innes The dynamic Shemuwel takes the next step in his thus far incredible artistic journey with the release of the official video for his new single ‘Your Love’. ‘Your Love’ comes off Shemuwel’s forthcoming EP ‘Diary Of A Warrior’ and is just the tip of what is certain to be an iceberg of…

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