2012 Gigs

December 31, 2012

Friday 6th January Brass Monkey Cronulla, NSW (with Guitar Heroes) Friday 9th March Suzys Bar and Grill Hermosa Beach, CA USA Saturday 10th March The Coffee Gallery Pasadena, CA USA (with the DuoTones) Sunday 11th […]

2012 Gigs

December 31, 2012

Friday 6th January Brass Monkey Cronulla, NSW (with Guitar Heroes) Friday 9th March Suzys Bar and Grill Hermosa Beach, CA USA Saturday 10th March The Coffee Gallery Pasadena, CA USA (with the DuoTones) Sunday 11th […]

Newsletter: Christmas happenings

December 8, 2012

We had a great gig at Bond Uni on the Gold Coast the other week. Thanks to Sharon for making it happen. There were a whole heap of people enjoying the sun and vintage cars. […]

Fret Net: Martin Cilia interview

November 13, 2012

Listen to the interview here . Playlist for Tuesday 13 November 2012 Artist | Track/Song Name | Album Title | Label/Distributor | Comments Carl Roa|Risen|Eternity Patrick DeCoste|Floydian Theory|Inside the Unsaid Cosmosquad|Jam For Jason|Squadrophenia Cuthead|Nagging|Walkabout Martin […]

Newsletter: November gigs

October 19, 2012

I’ve just returned from a great couple of gigs in Western Australia. We played at Clancy’s Fish Pub in Dunsborough and a sold out Charles Hotel in Perth with the reunion gigs of Dave Warner’s […]

Telstar video

October 1, 2012

In 1962 Joe Meek produced a song called Telstar, by the Tornadoes. It was the second instrumental single to hit No.1 on both the US and UK charts. Now, 50 years later, Martin Cilia has […]

Newsletter: September News and Gigs

September 13, 2012

What’s happening Hi everyone, I’ve been recording and have a bunch of new songs, look out for one or maybe even two new releases in the not too distant future. I’m looking forward to celebrating […]

Newsletter: July news

July 23, 2012

I’ve been writing and recording some new songs. There’s more than enough new material for a new album. In March we visited Hawaii and shot some footage for videos of the new songs. We have […]

Newsletter: Bombora tomorrow night

April 25, 2012

To all my Sydney friends – don’t forget that I’ve got a gig tomorrow night at the GoodGod Club. Come down and say hi, it’s going to be fun. Lloyd G & Haydn Pickersgill are […]

Lead Singer Disease (LSD)

April 16, 2012

This is written from the angle of a band with a lead singer. The singer may or may not play an instrument but usually they don’t. One thing that has always surprised me is that […]

Newsletter: April news 

April 7, 2012

I’ve just got back from a very productive and enjoyable trip to the US. I visited California, Austin, Texas (for SXSW) and Hawaii. While I was in California I did some gigs with Paul Johnson […]

It’s all in the fingers (part 2)

March 24, 2012

Continuing on from the last blog, it’s a week later and those gigs have been and gone, here are the results. Well what adventure we had. Thanks to everyone who was part of it. Matt […]

It’s all in the fingers

March 8, 2012

G’day, I’m writing this from a Qantas plane somewhere over the Pacific Ocean whilst traveling from Sydney to LA. I often get asked “how do you get your guitar sound?” Forgetting about the gear being […]

Surfersaurus album of the week

January 5, 2012

What a great start to the year! Surfersaurus was album of the week on ABC Central Victoria’s breakfast program.  Read more here.