Posts tagged Sheppard
Episode 7: The No Frills Twins bless the Internet for their huge success, but Arna and Vanessa Rogers are no flash in the pan, they are legitimate artists, performers and writers. New podcast up now.

Meet Vanessa and Arna Rogers. You will fall in love with their faces, their voices, their youthfulness, and their joy. Going by the stage  name No Frills Twins, their music is modern, poppy and fresh, and the tones their voices produce are so warm and hark back to the 80s. The pair created a YouTube channel in 2012 when they were 17, living in their hometown of Lismore. Arna and Vanessa have ended up being huge internet stars Indeed, you would be hard-pressed to find fault in their musical and artistic sensibilities. They spoke with Music Love editor Julie Kerr. 

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UPDATED: Amy and Emma Sheppard: the sisters at the centre of a remarkable Australian musical success story. AND! whose band has just been announced to support Justin Bieber

Sheppard have just been secured as a support act for international super star Justin Bieber when he is out for his Purpose Tour. Sheppard, the happy, hooky family band from Brisbane (three of the band's six members are siblings) have been playing together for the better part of seven years thanks to a series of lucky breaks that have seen the group go from strength to strength. 

Sheppard have seen good fortune every step of the way but it is their dedication and determination that means Amy, Emma, brother George along with friends and fellow band members Michael, Jason and Dean will probably be around defying odds as independent pop sensation Sheppard, for a very long time. Amy and Emma took some time to talk to Music Love about their success to date, life in PNG, and what it's like to crack America. 

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