It’s the video you didn’t know you’ve been waiting for. Perhaps as a method to settle family scores, perhaps merely for exercise – whatever the reason, the best part of your day has arrived, in the form of a video showing music legend Neil Finn and his muso son Liam Finn wrestling each other in
The illustrious Neil Finn is hitting the road for a pair of rare and intimate shows in Sydney and Melbourne this May. The New Zealand-born tunesmith will play the Melbourne Recital Centre on Wednesday, 27th May — his birthday, no less — followed by a Sydney show at the City Recital Hall on Saturday, 30th
With only a week left until the 2014 ARIA Awards get underway, the awards ceremony has added to the list of acts performing at The Star in Sydney. Neil Finn and Paul Kelly, Dan Sultan, Jessica Mauboy, and the Melbourne Ska Orchestra will all take the stage, along with English boy band One Direction. ARIA
To arrive in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley on any day during or surrounding the annual BIGSOUND conference is to inject yourself into the pumping veins of the nation’s music industry. There are people hurrying – running – around from bar to eatery and back again, the anticipation is high and excitement can be heard through the
Neil Finn has urged today’s young musicians to embrace “the element of struggle” in their music, lamenting the over-production that marks much of today’s music. The former Split Enz and Crowded House singer was keynote speaker during the opening of music industry conference BIGSOUND. As the Sydney Morning Herald reports, Finn admitted that he is
Not long after announcing a massive live music lineup organisers of the country’s leading music industry conference and showcase, Brisbane’s BIGSOUND, have revealed legendary musician Neil Finn and members of classic rock band The Church are amongst the event’s three dozen speakers. The event takes place over 10th and 11th September, with punters given the
Dizzy Heights is Neil Finn’s first solo album in 13 years. With his other creative outlets — including 7 Worlds Collide and Pajama Club — fairly active over the last decade, one can assume Finn wouldn’t need to bother making an album under his own name unless he had some new ideas to play around
The great Neil Finn has announced he will be hitting the highways of Australia for a run of tour dates just a week or so after confirming the impending release of his 7th studio album, and namesake for the upcoming tour, Dizzy Heights. Finn will be embarking on his headlining tour in the weeks following
Neil Finn will be kicking off next year in spectacular style, announcing his brand new album Dizzy Heights set for release at the pointy end of 2014, Friday, 7th February, and we’ve already got our first taste by way of a short film for album track Divebomber. While most of us were smashing through our
Eddie Vedder and Neil Finn have revealed their eagerly awaited contribution to the soon-to-be-released Crucible: The Songs of Hunters & Collectors tribute album, unveiling an unplugged rendition of the 1984 smash hit Throw Your Arms Around Me. The Pearl Jam front man and Crowded House vocalist have both been known to revert to the Hunters
Three of Australia’s most respected individual musicians have announced an eight-date group tour to showcase the true nature of their versatility as creative artists. Paul Kelly, Neil Finn and Lisa Mitchell will join forces across February and March to bring their music to the ears of many, playing three dates at Sydney’s Opera House as
In a commendably innovative move, the Sydney Opera House has brought together 100 of Australia’s most prominent musicians for a version of Nick Cave‘s The Ship Song.
Inside of Neil Finn there is an avant garde weirdo trying to get out. The left-field aspects of the Kiwi’s singular talent have come out in dribs and drabs over the years (solo albums, film soundtracks, the odd Crowded House song), proving that he can shun the mainstream when the moment takes him. Now, he
Neil Finn‘s new project is his new band The Pajama Club, which features his wife Sharon along with New Zealand singer-songwriter Sean Donnelly and Alana Skyring.
Antipodean lord of songwriting Neil Finn has signed a new deal with music administration company Kobalt Music Group. In a pretty major coup for Kobalt, they will now represent Finn’s entire back catalogue in the US and Canada, which takes in all of Crowded House, Split Enz, the Finn Brothers and his pair of solo