INTERVIEW: Paul Dempsey ‘Strange Loop’

Words: Emily Heylen Image: Cybele Malinowski After a solid 20 years playing as both a solo artist and as front man of Something For Kate, it’s fair to say that Paul Dempsey has concreted his place as one of Australia’s most successful and well respected musicians. And yet – he readily concedes that as a […]

Interview: Mayfair Kytes ‘Animus’

Interview: Alyssa Cavanagh Image: Courtesy of On The Map PR Melbourne four-piece, Mayfair Kytes have released their debut album, Animus, alongside quirky and musically dazzling single, Sleepyhead. Layered with exquisite vocal harmonies and opulent string scores by Willow Stahlut (Cinematic Orchestra), the single is perfectly textured by bold, discordant guitars accentuating the song’s inimitable musical […]

INTERVIEW: RÜFÜS ‘BLOOM’ with James Hunt

  Words: Alyssa Cavanagh Image: Courtesy of On The Map PR Rüfüs are bigger than ever this year. The talented boys and former school mates Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George and James Hunt, hailing from Sydney Australia, have launched their much-anticipated sophomore album BLOOM. It’s already topped the ARIA charts in January, booting Adele from her […]

Interview: Josh Pyke

Words: Cat Kusmuk-Dodd Image: Courtesy of On The Map PR   Despite our conversation being over the phone, I could sense the relaxed nature of Josh Pyke. He emits a warmth and passion that is both inspiring and refreshing particular to someone who is aiming to get into the creative industry. Josh’s latest album ‘But […]

Interview: Sarah Blasko – Eternal Return

Words: Alyssa Cavanagh Photo: Wilk Hi Sarah, thank you for chatting with Concrete Journal today, how are you? Fine thanks, yeah. Your much anticipated fifth album ‘Eternal Return’ will be released on 6th November this year, are you excited about the release? Yes I am, it’s a little different to the last two so I’m […]

Getting ‘WILD’ with Troye Sivan

Concrete Journal photo shoot and interview with Troye Sivan Photos: Neon Theory Interview: Alyssa Cavanagh Meeting Troye Sivan at EMI HQ, he is everything you would expect him to be like; polite, charming, articulate and immaculately stylish.  The photo shoot was first, and Troye got straight into posing without being awkward. I swear I don’t […]