Author: Hayden Fritzlaff

Hayden hits drums for a living, and teaches other people how to hit them too. He plays in Moaning Lisa, Agency and Helena Pop, and he's deeply concerned that that's a conflict of interest. He's also our Editor. Send him pitches at editorial@bmamag.com.
Be A R-O-A-D-I-E (Or How To Not Be A Jerk At Gigs)

Be A R-O-A-D-I-E (Or How To Not Be A Jerk At Gigs)

Crowds can be wonderful, scary, welcoming, intolerant, and so many other things all at once. I know I’ve made mistakes ...
Bossy Magazine: Not Just Another Year In Feminism

Bossy Magazine: Not Just Another Year In Feminism

It’s late October 2017, and the café where Bronte McHenry and I are meeting is full of students hunched over ...
Richard Johnson On SoundOut: Canberra's Hidden Gem Of A Music Festival

Richard Johnson On SoundOut: Canberra’s Hidden Gem Of A Music Festival

“It’s a hard question ... It’s so visceral and exciting when it’s there in front of you." ...
The Wide World Of Canberra Music Media: Check Out Some Of Our Favourite Platforms Around Town

The Wide World Of Canberra Music Media: Check Out Some Of Our Favourite Platforms Around Town

As it turns out, BMA Mag isn’t the only hotbed of creative energy in town ...
Everything All The Time: Lucy Sugerman Forges Her Own Path

Everything All The Time: Lucy Sugerman Forges Her Own Path

“That shouldn’t be a problem,” is the reply from LUCY SUGERMAN’s mother/business manager to my email about interview times. I’d ...
Nothing's Off Limits: The Cast Of Boys Will Be Boys

Nothing’s Off Limits: The Cast Of Boys Will Be Boys

we operate from an emotional place all the time and nothing’s really off limits ...
Meeting On A Highway: Love/Chamberlain Rewrites A Tiny Piece History

Meeting On A Highway: Love/Chamberlain Rewrites A Tiny Piece History

It turns out that neither Bridget Mackey nor I is a morning person. Not today at least. It’s just after ...
Royale With Cheese Bring Rotating Wheel Of Hits

Royale With Cheese Bring Rotating Wheel Of Hits

Each decade throws up its share of icons. But somehow the 90s feel different, as though they are particularly saturated ...
Down To Your Bones: Azim Zain On Crafting Your Own Narrative

Down To Your Bones: Azim Zain On Crafting Your Own Narrative

“Can you put in the article that I’m wearing this, like, green silk robe?” asks Azim Zain of AZIM ZAIN ...
Dance, Cry And Change Your Life With Client Liaison At The UC Refectory

Dance, Cry And Change Your Life With Client Liaison At The UC Refectory

There aren’t many acts that possess both the pulling power and sense of humour necessary to bring out Tina Arena ...