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RIP ROS O’GORMAN – NOISE NETWORK C0-FOUNDER, PHOTOGRAPHER & FRIEND

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 31, 2018

The Australian music industry is in mourning this week at the loss of The Noise Network co-founder and wonderful concert photographer Ros O’Gorman. On Tuesday 29 May, surrounded by her family, Ros succumbed to an aggressive form of cancer, which she was only diagnosed with on April 10. Ros’ husband…

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SIX QUIX WITH CARAVANA SUN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 31, 2018

Raucous indie surf rockers Caravãna Sun have recently released an infectious new single Beauty and The Pain, written to celebrate the good and the bad times within a relationship. The group have also released a video to accompany the track, directed by Jay Wennington at Bad Seed, the vid documents…

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LLOYD SPIEGEL: THE ‘BACKROADS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 28, 2018

Despite the sparseness of personnel on most of the tracks on Lloyd Spiegel’s new album Backroads, there seems to be a hell of a lot going on sonically. Following on from his 2017 accomplished release This Time Tomorrow, Backroads sees Spiegel further develop as a craftsman of song and conjurer…

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PAUL GILBERT: MR BIG/EXTREME AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 27, 2018

Often described as hard rock’s original supergroup, Mr. Big, are headed to Australia for the very first time, as part of a massive national tour along with another celebrated American rock band Extreme. Mr. Big formed in 1988 and immediately began to solidify their place in music history. By combining…

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RIP PHIL EMMANUEL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 25, 2018

One of Australia’s greatest guitar players Phil Emmanuel, brother of Tommy has died. On the night of Thursday May 24th while visiting his brother Darcy in Parkes, NSW, Phil suffered from a massive asthma attack which led to his death. “On behalf of the family, it is with great sadness…

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REVIEW: JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EVENING

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 25, 2018

Palais Theatre, Melbourne May 24 Report: Greg Phillips Photos: Mark Moray Wicked Rock Photography It had been a long time coming. Jason Bonham, son of Bonzo has been playing his Led Zeppelin celebration show for eight years now and had threatened to bring it to Australia on many occasions. Originally…

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MAKE MUSIC DAY AT VIC ARTS CENTRE (JUNE 21)

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 24, 2018

As part of Make Music Day activities on June 21st, the Melbourne public are invited to come into the Foyer areas of Arts Centre Melbourne  – in both the Theatres Building ( the one with the white spire on top) and Hamer Hall ( right next to the Yarra river…

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ERIC BOGLE ANNOUNCES ALIVE & PICKIN’ TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 24, 2018

Eric Bogle is probably best known for his song ‘The Band Played Waltzing Matilda’, which confirmed its iconic status by appearing as a question in the Australian version of Trivial Pursuit! But he is far from being a one-hit wonder. Some of his other songs: ‘No Man’s Land (The Green…

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KURT ELLING: AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 24, 2018

The New York Times declared jazz singer Kurt Elling to be “the standout male vocalist of our time.” Over a dozen Grammy nominations, a Grammy win and topping the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years would back up the New York paper’s claims. When interviewing Elling about music, as…

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MIRABEL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 20TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 24, 2018

MIRABEL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THEIR 20TH BIRTHDAY FUNDRAISING CELEBRATIONS, FRIDAY 6TH JULY @ PRINCE OF WALES IN ST KILDA FEATURING PAUL KELLY, DEBORAH CONWAY, MARK SEYMOUR & CAMERON McKENZIE, ROSS WILSON, VIKA & LINDA BULL, CLARE BOWDITCH, DAVE LARKIN, DAVEY LANE, BENNY WALKER and ROCKWIZ band members Pete Luscombe and Clio Renner…

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