Interview: Stefan Warnqvist

February 18, 2022

Interview with Martin Cilia – part 1 Martin Cilia, who joined Mental As Anything in January 2014, has been kind enough to take the time to do an email interview for this forum, about his […]

Gig: Manly Fig, Friday 12 Nov 2021

November 6, 2021

Location/Parking: Full details hereSeaforth Bowling Club,Kirkwood St, North Balgowlah The Fig is a volunteer run, non-profit, family friendly event which supports live music and helps build community. $30 (cash only) payable at the door. Bookings. Doors open […]

Australian Musician: Martin Cilia Delivers Everest in Lockdown

September 15, 2021

Greg Phillips Sep 14, 2021 Original Link: Martin Cilia, Australia’s premier surf guitarist & member of legendary surf band, The Atlantics and guitarist with Mental As Anything has spent his lockdown wisely, releasing Everest, a […]

New Single: Scarborough Hotel

April 27, 2021

First released for the JDMP Music Sessions. You can buy this single on Martin’s Bandcamp. The JDMP Music Sessions will run over the next few months.You will see uploads from a handful of the best […]

Guitar Speak Podcast: Episode #149 – Martin Cilia

January 9, 2021

Martin Cilia joins us to talk about a career that has seen him play with legendary Australian surf band The Atlantics, the chart topping Mental As Anything, release a number of albums under his own name and a host of other projects. […]

New Release: North Melbourne Surf Club

October 17, 2020

A year or so ago I accidently formed a surf band in Melbourne. Producer David Briggs introduced me to Tony Naylor (who I’d always admired, but never met), we had a great chat over a […]

Night Star in Vintage Guitar Magazine

December 24, 2019

Enjoy Australian surf legend Martin Cilia and his ’61 Strat (in Olympic White with green guard) playing “Night Star,” from his new album, “Shadowman.” He’s running through a vintage Fender reverb tank and Boss DM2 […]

Shadowman Review: Vintage Guitar, Dec 2019

November 7, 2019

Australian guitarist Cilia joined noted surf band the Atlantics in 1998, but his roots go much deeper. He spent his first 10 years in England, where he saw clips of the Shadows on TV. After […]

J Dubber Music Promotion: Interview Oct 2019

October 9, 2019

Source: Hi Martin! Thanks for taking time out to talk with me. The last time we met was at the Charles hotel in a Perth, it’s such a good venue with so much history […]

Danelectro U2 1957 Jade Green

June 27, 2019

I had been looking for something other than either a Fender or Gibson guitar to use mainly for recording. I was looking for a guitar with different sound. I’ve always loved the sound of those 50s lipstick pickups and these pickups don’t disappoint. When this guitar came up I just couldn’t refuse it. […]

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