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BACK ON THE STREET AGAIN: WARREN DALY TALKS BIG BEATS & PHAT SOUNDS

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - October 25, 2016

Festival Records have released yet another brilliant compilation of long lost treasure from their vaults. This one is  Back On The Street Again, a compilation of funk, soul and psych rarities from the 60s and 70s. AM editor Greg Phillips spoke to Warren Daly, whose group the Daly-Wilson Big Band…

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MEREDITH 2016 LINE UP ANNOUNCED

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - August 11, 2016

One of Australia’s most loved music events, the Meredith Music Festival has announced its lineup for 2016 and it’s amazing! Peaches King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard Sheila E BadBadNotGood Angel Olsen The Triffids Kelela Ben UFO Japandroids The Congos Baroness Archie Roach Jagwar Ma Mount Liberation Unlimited Fred &…

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CRANBOURNE MUSIC

Posted in MGS Exhibitor profile, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - July 6, 2016

About the exhibitor: Cranbourne Music is a successful, family owned business that was established in 1989. Cranbourne Music has grown from a small store in Cranbourne, Victoria to operating two large and successful music retail stores, as well as our exciting and convenient e-commerce online store. We pride ourselves on…

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KING PARROT AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - March 3, 2016

In true blue collar fashion King Parrot are hitting the road in Australia once again, after recently completing a monstrous 36 date tour through Europe and the UK with Soulfly.  They’ll headline the Blacken The Globe Open Air in Alice Springs and Murderfest in Perth while supporting US metal giants Five Finger…

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BOY & BEAR NEW VIDEO AHEAD OF NATIONAL TOUR

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 20, 2016

A week out from kicking off their national Limit Of Love album tour, Boy & Bear have released a new video clip for their latest single – the title track of their acclaimed, number one debuting third studio album, Limit of Love. With an instant hook and those signature Dave…

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THE MISSION RETURN TO AUSTRALIA FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Posted in Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 19, 2016

Eighties UK bad boys The Mission are heading down under for their 30th Anniversary tour this November, the first time they’ve set foot in Australia since 1990. Known as the kings of excess, the band’s memory of their last trip is hazy as they embraced the rock n roll lifestyle…

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Melbourne Prize for Music 2016 & Awards

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - December 10, 2015

Registrations of Interest now open Registrations of interest open this week in the Melbourne Prize for Music 2016 & Awards, which is one of the most valuable music prizes in Australia. With over $120,000 in prizes and awards available, all music genres will be eligible.  An exciting new category will…

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THE ENVIRONMENTAL SYMPHONY: ALLAN ZAVOD TRIBUTE

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - November 19, 2015

We’ve recently been made aware that our good friend and longtime Australian Musician contributor, Dr Allan Zavod  is currently undergoing treatment for brain cancer. On Sunday December 20 at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall, a concert by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute to Allan, when they perform for the first…

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SA MUSIC AWARD WINNERS 2015

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - November 12, 2015

Tkay Maidza and Timberwolf have walked away as the big winners at the 2015 South Australian Music (SAM) Awards, held on the same night as The Age Music Victoria Awards. Eclectic brat rapper, Tkay Maidza, was crowned Best Female and her Switch Tape EP was awarded Best Release. Maidza’s track…

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AUS INDIES PRESENTED LAST NIGHT

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - October 23, 2015

The annual celebration of local independent music, the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards took place in Melbourne last night and unsurprisingly, it was Courtney Barnett who collected the majors. Taking out three of the prestigious awards: Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Album for Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes…

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