going behind the gig

GOING BEHIND THE GIG: Made with Lizottes of Love W/ Jess Moog by Jessica Moog

Our friend Brian had his first taste of the music industry at a very young age, growing up in a large tune-loving family. In fact, three of his six siblings went on to become professional musicians, including his brother Mark Lizotte (better known as Diesel), who has been causing a ruckus in the Australian music scene for almost three decades.

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GOING BEHIND THE GIG: The Fantastic Mr Fox, By Jess Moog by Jessica Moog

 AHHH, NEWCASTLE: A CITY MADE UP OF ART, WAVES, INTRUSIVE ROADWORKS, AND A WHOLE BUNCH OF CHARMING INDIVIDUALS. THIS MONTH I HAD THE ABSOLUTE PLEASURE OF SPEAKING TO THE WONDERFULLY ECCENTRIC AND INCREDIBLY CONCISE MR JON FOX – AN AMERICAN MIGRANT WHO HAS GENEROUSLY DECIDED TO SET UP CAMP IN OUR LOVELY AUSTRALIAN TOWN, AND WHO HAS BECOME A GRADE-A PLAYER OUR LOCAL GIG COMMUNITY.

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GOING BEHIND THE GIG: Workin’ Nine Till Five w/ Jess Moog by Jessica Moog

Everyone loves a good ol’ bargain, right? Well folks, this month you’re getting two for the price of one as we delve into the lives of the incredibly hardworking and absolutely glorious Anthony and Louise Tillman. They’ve been showering Newy with their combined technical prowess for more than a decade, making them a total shoo-in for Local Power Couple of the Year.

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GOING BEHIND THE GIG: A Jake of All Trades By Jess Moog by Jessica Moog

On a sunny afternoon, sitting in a (quite frankly) deafeningly loud Mayfield café, I threw around some casual banter with Jacob ‘Smitty’ Smith, a local dude who spends most of his valuable time helping the rockin’ gig world go round. With a hella long list of musical industry roles up his horn, Smitty is pretty much just a cool guy with a couple of cool piercings and a very, very cool job.

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