Including keynote speeches by two Aussie music legends.
Vagina shaped hats, pink pubes and novelty nipples. ‘Till next year Meredith, stay freaky.
WOMAdelaide is turning 25!
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Courtney Barnett and Paul Kelly have come together to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Archie Roach‘s debut solo album Charcoal Lane, covering its title track. Roach started his career in the Altogethers before being head-hunted by Paul Kelly to play support at a number of his concerts. In 1990, Roach recorded Charcoal Lane with producers
Melbourne’s eighth annual Face The Music conference has announced a string of new speakers for 2015, including Client Liaison‘s Harvey Miller & Monte Morgan (pictured), Aussie music legend Archie Roach and members of Alpine and Holy Holy as well as a stack of other industry figures. Face The Music’s latest speaker additions also include Fred
Shepparton rapper Briggs has released a heartwarming new music video for The Children Came Back, his recent collaboration with Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, which is an adaptation of the Archie Roach song Took The Children Away. Celebrating the achievements of a number of Indigenous Australians, The Children Came Back name-drops the likes of Cathy Freeman, Adam
10 Australian music icons are to be inducted into The Age Music Victoria Hall Of Fame, including Aussie rockers AC/DC, singers John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John, and Melbourne’s beloved Palais Theatre. The list of ten new inductees, which also includes Archie Roach, The Seekers and The Thunderbirds, will be celebrated at The Age Music Victoria’s
The 2015 Brunswick Music Festival has dropped its full lineup today, adding a host of new names including Archie Roach and Radical Son, L-FRESH The LION, The Bon Scotts, Peter Combe, and Charles Jenkins and The Amateur Historians. They’re set to join an already stellar lineup which includes Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maru Tarang, Ross and Jarlath,
The inaugural The Age Music Victoria Awards took place at Billboard in Melbourne last night, and Paul Kelly and The Drones were the big winners, taking home two awards apiece. Kelly won the best male award, as well as outstanding release of the year award for his latest effort Spring And Fall, as voted by
As of Tuesday, 3rd September, tickets for the inaugural Boomerang Festival officially hit the market, though things haven’t gotten off to the best start. Sales are dangerously below the required quota, prompting the event’s promoter Peter Noble to voice his concerns about a country growing apathetic towards its indigenous population. In order for the event
It’s that time of the year again, with the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) unveiling the line-up for the eighth annual Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, with Brisbane punk quartet Violent Soho and Indigenous singer-songwriter Archie Roach heading up the proceedings. They’ll be joined by past AIR Independent Music Award nominees Big Scary, Melbourne
10 new additions have been inducted into the National Film and Sound Archive’s Sounds Of Australia collection, a trove of recordings of cultural, historical and aesthetic significance to our great ‘Straya, including Russell Morris‘ classic ’60s hit The Real Thing. Other new inductions for 2013 included Roy and HG‘s iconic This Sporting Life radio show;
The Melbourne Festival 2013 lineup has just been announced and there’s a huge selection of contemporary musical offerings set for this year’s event, including Yo La Tengo, The Polyphonic Spree, Cody ChesnuTT, Fuck Buttons, Gurrumul, Flight Facilities and Active Child, who spilled the beans on his involvement earlier today. The festival is set down for
There’s yet another reason to visit the subtropical utopia that is Byron Bay with the announcement of Boomerang Festival, a three-day long event hailed as the first of its kinds – an Indigenous festival for all Australians. Brought to you from the creative minds behind Bluesfest, we’ve now got a taste of the lineup, including
For the fourth year in a row, The Sydney Festival kicks off with a huge free open air event at key locations around the Sydney CBD. The festival is a three week event of music, performance and art, with hundreds events and will have over 250 000 thousand people in attendance. Opening night is a