The Australian music scene amongst young adults seems to push towards finding the next new, upcoming star before they become big, worldwide sensations. The force of the “indie” genre encourages so many young people to try to find unknown artists and follow their growth, turning their backs to the popular tones of Adele or Bruno Mars. Look at the likes of the triple j Hottest 100 Countdown, or even triple j Unearthed: young people love finding new upcoming artists before they take over the country and the world as pop artists. They rejoice when their local pub act grows and succeeds, just to say “I knew them when they had less than 1000 likes on Facebook!”
Fletcher Mitchell Interview: Navy Band, Contest Solo Test Pieces and International Euphonium Performances
On November 14th 2016, I was fortunate enough to interview Fletcher Mitchell, world renowned Euphonium soloist and member of the Royal Australian Navy Band. We discussed being in the Navy Band, his international performances, solo repertoire at Contests and finding the right instrument for each individual.
After more than three years since their successful debut album Sadnecessary, including hit song ‘Stolen Dance’, German folk duo Milky Chance have returned with a rocking new single that’s got me excited for the summer. And for most of us, hoping to unravel from the turmoils of 2016, ‘Cocoon’ is the track to get us into summer partying spirit!
Jared loves to share his passion for music and artists through music reviews and commentaries. These include a selection of reviews written for community radio stations 3MBS and Radio Monash.