Interviews

Get Shot Radio – Interview with Hank Marvin

Story by John Snelson Photo by Ant Ritz Get Shot Radio show number #098 was broadcast from Northside Radio 99.2fm at 12-00pm noon on Monday 13th April 2015. The program reviewed Bluesfest Blues and Roots Festival 2015 held over the weekend in Byron Bay, playing several tracks by performers at the festival. Also on the […]


Profile: Vanessa Caspersz

Story by Regi Su Vanessa Caspersz is an up and coming Australian act out of Katoomba, who has been dropping awesome beats for the past six or so years. She doesn’t show any sign of stopping soon. This twenty-old year old performer is a one woman whirlwind covering genres from folk and jazz to hip […]


Wolf Mail Interview

Story & Photos by John Snelson Spent a very pleasant long lunchtime with Wolf Mail today, overlooking the Harbour from the Sydney Flying Squadron verandah … what a beautiful day in Sydney it has been too. I found him to be really friendly, very easy to talk to, charming, unassuming … and yet a real […]


Ali Penney & The Money Makers

Review by Regi Su Ali Penney and The Money Makers’ album And On It Goes is a lively soul-jazzy album that makes you just wanna dance. While the band has a traditional jazz-soul sound, a truly wonderful and refreshing sound in its rustic and powerfully raw blare, I feel that Ali Penney’s role as leader […]


Dead Daisies Interview

Story by Ant Ritz :: Photos by Ant Ritz & John Snelson “Talking with the Flowers” – Interviews with The Dead Daisies. Over the last few months The Dead Daises have been touring Australia, mainly supporting Aerosmith. The Dead Daises are a new band made up of Jon Stevens (Noiseworks, INXS), David Lowy (Red Phoenix, […]


Interview – Jon Stevens

Story by Ant Ritz :: Photos by John Snelson “Talking with the Flowers” – Interviews with the Dead Daisies … Get Shot Magazine and Radio had the opportunity to interview several of the band members. First interview was with lead singer, Jon Stevens. Over the last few months The Dead Daises have been touring Australia, […]


Shuggie Otis

Story by Anthony Moulay Shuggie Otis is on the eve of his debut tour of Australia. This is after being involved in music since the mid 1960’s and releasing his last record back in 1974 … near on 40 years! He is a sought after guitarist who was headhunted by The Rolling Stones to replace […]


Interview Tex Perkins

Story and Photos by John Snelson We saw Tex Perkins and The Dark Horses a few weeks ago at The Marrickville Art Factory Theatre gig – and so it was great to have this opportunity to have a chat to the man himself on the Shotphone. We commenced the call by discussing the upgrade to […]


Sydney Blues & Roots Festival 2012

Story and Photo by John Snelson It’s almost time again to dust your broom, shake the money maker and get out to see this year’s Sydney Blues & Roots Festival. So we went to Windsor to find out for ourselves what this year’s Festival holds in store for us in October in this, its fourth […]


Morning of the Earth Interview

Story & Photos by Carl Dziunka They say the hills are alive with the Sound of Music. Well now it’s the turn of the Dandenong Ranges and the music of choice is Hip Hop. Morning of the Earth is a group starting to make their mark on the Australian Hip Hop scene. The group comprises […]


Toni Childs – Because She Is Beautiful

Toni Childs X

Story by John Snelson Had a great chat with Toni Childs yesterday. She is on tour around Australia – the “Because You’re Beautiful Tour“. At the outset, I need to tell you that she is indeed one beautiful person, an artiste who gave me her time patiently with grace, respect and consideration. The good news […]


Interview with Tony Cini – Blues Explosion

Tony Cini

Story and Photos by John Snelson Tony Cini is a legend of the Australian blues music scene.  He’s been entertaining blues fans since 1967. Harry Brus, bass player (Renee Geyer, Kevin Borich) and Paul Wheeler, drums (Icehouse) with Tony Cini – wearing his much treasured Rory Gallagher T-shirt. We caught up with Cini a few […]


Alex Watts and the Foreign Tongue

Alex Watts

Story & Photos by Carl Dziunka The minute you meet Alex Watts from Alex Watts and The Foreign Tongue you know that you are meeting a man of many talents. He is confident as well as casual, dapper as well as dedicated and totally terrific as well as totally talented. As the first single has […]


Finn Rhythm & Blues @ The Bald Rock

The Bald Rock Hotel, Rozelle is an interesting little alehouse in Rozelle which features really good music most Saturday nights, Sunday evenings and other times. The food is great and the atmosphere sort of bluesy – there is no stage for the band and no matter what lights the entertainers bring with them, the sandstone […]