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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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LEMMY AND NATHAN EAST TO BE HONOURED

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - October 15, 2015

Motorhead’s Lemmy will be honoured with a Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood as part of Bass Player Magazine’s 8th annual event (Nov 8&9). Lemmy has just recovered from a lung infection which threatened to blow out the band’s touring schedule for the remainder of…

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JADE ALICE WINS 2015 MELBOURNE MUSIC BANK

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - October 9, 2015

The Bank of Melbourne presented it’s annual Melbourne Music Bank competition final last night on the stage of the opulent State Theatre. Jade Alice took out first place for her performance of ‘Kick Drum’. As the winner of the competition, Jade receives two days of recording at Sing Sing studios,…

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THE SCREAMING JETS: ROCK N ROLL RAMPAGE TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - September 13, 2015

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips phones The Screaming Jets’ front man Dave Gleeson for a chin wag about the band’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Rampage tour and impending new album. Two days prior to our chat, DAVE GLEESON had just come off an extensive tour fronting local rock legends The Angels. Just…

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THE PAPER KITES ‘TWELVEFOUR’ INTERVIEW PT 1

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - September 6, 2015

The Paper Kites have just released their stunning new album ‘Twelvefour’. In Part 1 of a two part interview, Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats to Christina Lacy and Sam Bentley about the creation of the album. We’ll post Part 2 tomorrow www.thepaperkites.com.au Here’s the video for the first single off…

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