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Erk FM: Extra – Reviews & Profiles

Reviews & Profiles

 

 

 

Photo – Unknown to him at the time, Erk wrote the first online review of Emma Dean’s album Doctor Dream & The Imaginary Pop Cabaret.

 

 

 

 

The reviews & profiles section of Erk FM: Extra is an interesting one – you don’t listen to Erk but read what he says. There are artist profiles & gig/music reviews. Due to workload, Erk hasn’t written as many reviews as he prefers to be presenting the podcasts. 

 

Reviews & profiles returning soon.

  • What you can expect to hear in this section: Nothing
  • What you can expect to read in this section: Erk’s written reviews of gigs & music releases (albums, EPs etc)

 

Recent Reviews/Profiles


Artist Profile – Connie Lansburg

by Erk

Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Connie Lansburg Based in Melbourne, Connie Lansburg was Erk’s choice for the “non rock/pop” song for episode 1 of Insomnia Radio: Australia. She is a singer/songwriter who sings jazz and jazz/pop songs performing either solo or with a band behind her. Connie has noticed a reduction of venues in Melbourne who play live jazz with a full band behind the singer so she has created “Jazz and Shiraz” nights where she performs the jazz...

Artist Profile – Craig Morrison

by Erk

Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Craig Morrison Craig Morrison is a singer/songwriter based in Sydney, Australia. Heavily influenced by his famous father Lucky Starr as a child, Craig has spent much of his life either on the stage or performing on TV or in film. Singing harmonies with his dad on stage at a young age, Craig has developed into a mature performer whose stagemanship, singing, writing and guitar playing can span generations. Comfortable with performing...

Artist Profile – Lisa Hugo

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Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Lisa Hugo Lisa Hugo was born in Melbourne but currently calls Dubai home. She is classically trained and is a singer, songwriter, composer and pianist. She started to sing and play piano at an early age and went on to study music, receiving a Diploma in Music Performance at the Australian College of Entertainers at the age of 22. Then she went off to travel the world, performing in musicals, on TV,...

Artist Profile – Rudely Interrupted

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Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Rudely Interrupted Rudely Interrupted are a 6 piece indie rock band from Melbourne. They formed in 2007 and are loved by many fans. They have toured across the world with sell out performances in New York, Toronto, Bristol, Manchester & London. They will be touring the US and Canada again in June 2010. A new album is promised for later in 2010 as well as an Australian tour. They have played in...

Artist Profile – Amanda Easton

by Erk

Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Amanda Easton   Amanda Easton was featured on episode 3 of Insomnia Radio: Australia.   Living and performing in Sydney, Amanda originally said that she wanted the popstar lifestyle. After being in the industry for a while, however, Amanda is quite happy to produce music that she wants to perform. She is no longer consumed by needing Top 40 airplay on radio or having music that sounds like everyone else.   Amanda describes...

Artist Profile – The Good Ship

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Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – The Good Ship Sailing out of Brisbane (aka BrisVegas), The Good Ship were featured on episode 3 of Insomnia Radio: Australia.   Let’s get one thing straight: The Good Ship is a very bad ship.   They call a bunch of crows a ‘murder’. Seems appropriate to apply that title to this group of songwriters who’ve come together to deliver a collection of songs that chart some dark and dangerous waters. Early on a fan...

Artist Profile – Mahri Autumn

by Erk

Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Mahri Autumn Considering that Mahri Autumn was referred to Erk in the Autumn (or what Americans call Fall) by Justin Wayne (IR Chicago) & Sarah Morrison (IR New York), it seems right to feature the artist on Insomnia Radio: Australia episode 3 that was recorded at the end of the 2010 Australian Autumn & the start of Winter. The new album ri-solv was recorded in a home studio on the NSW south coast near Wollongong...

Artist Profile – Beaches

by Erk

Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Beaches Beaches are a all-female 5 piece band from Melbourne, Victoria. They describe themselves as a garage/tropical/psychedelic band which were featured on Insomnia Radio: Australia episode 4.   Unusually, all 5 women do vocals in conjunction with their instruments of choice. Originally formed as 5 friends jamming together for enjoyment, it took 9 months of occasional jamming together before their first show together in October 2007. Since those humble beginnings, Beaches have a loyal...

Artist Profile – Here Come The Birds

by Erk

Erk FM:  Friday Erk FM: Metal Monday Erk FM:  Extra Erk FM:  International Erk FM:  Australia      Erk FM Social Networks Channel Erk Podcasts Artist Profile – Here Comes The Birds   Here Come The Birds are a 5 piece band from Newcastle in New South Wales, about 3 hours north of Sydney. Formed in 2005, the band describe themselves as Rock/indie/post-punk. Supplying their music directly to Erk, The Birds (for short) were featured on episode 4 of Insomnia Radio: Australia. Erk had a certain song already planned for episode 4 however just prior to recording the episode, the band...

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