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The 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival begins

The 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival begins

The 13th biennial Totally Huge New Music Festival began last night and will run for the next eleven days. Occurring every two years, this ten-day festival incorporates concerts, installations, radio projects, residencies, workshops, master classes, young artists’ events, free outdoor concerts, awards programs and conferences. Audiences have the opportunity to experience contemporary chamber, electronica, improvisation, […]

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Christine Forster & Ian Roberts star in new music video for marriage equality

Christine Forster & Ian Roberts star in new music video for marriage equality

City of Sydney Councillor Christine Forster, trans activist Katherine Wolfgramme and out NRL star Ian Roberts have teamed up with singer Greg Gould for a new music video highlighting the consequences of marriage inequality in Australia. Gould, who wrote and directed the video, covers George Michael’s Freedom as three couples navigate various obstacles faced by LGBTI […]

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Sam Smith reveals details of his new album ‘The Thrill of It All’

Sam Smith reveals details of his new album ‘The Thrill of It All’

Sam Smith has revealed the track listing for his new album The Thrill of It All. The singer’s follow up to his hugely successful debut album will be released via EMI Music worldwide on 3rd November. Too Good At Goodbyes, the first single off the new album, has achieved global success, and hit the number one […]

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Thievery Corporation announce Aussie tour

Thievery Corporation announce Aussie tour

Trip-hop pioneers Thievery Corporation will be making a return visit to Perth in March, 2018. Rob Garza and Eric Hilton have spent over two decades crafting their own archetype of electronic music that draws influences from Jamaican Dub, Afro-Beat, trip hop, acid Jazz, Middle Eastern, Indian, New York Tones music and more. Their most recent […]

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Madley Croft from The xx hopes Australia will vote Yes for marriage equality

Madley Croft from The xx hopes Australia will vote Yes for marriage equality

Madley Croft from The xx has spoken about her hope that Australians will vote ‘Yes’ in the marriage postal survey. Speaking to The Sydney Morning Herald Croft said she hoped people would be supportive of changing the marriage laws. “I heard that gay marriage is going up for a postal vote in Australia, which I find […]

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Shamir returns with a new tune about straight boys

Shamir returns with a new tune about straight boys

Shamir Bailey is back with a new song, and it’s radically different to the quirky pop rap that first got him global attention. “Can someone tell me why, I always seem to let these straight boys ruin my life?” Shamir asks in the songs opening. The singer told NPR that the song is about whitewashing and queer-bating […]

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WASO’s next concert features the trombone talents of Joshua Davis

WASO’s next concert features the trombone talents of Joshua Davis

WASO’s next concert features the talents of Joshua Davis on trombone performing a world premiere by composer Paul Stanhope. Davis, the Principal Trombone of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, and will step up as soloist for the world premiere. Trombone Concerto is a new work written by award-winning Australian composer Paul Stanhope. The Sydney based composer […]

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Alfie Arcuri releases ‘Love is Love’ a song for marriage equality

Alfie Arcuri releases ‘Love is Love’ a song for marriage equality

Alfie Arcuri has released a song supporting marriage equality. Love is Love was written by the winner of The Voice, who wanted to show his support for marriage equality. “The time has come for our voices to be heard. This is much greater than just marriage, this is about acceptance and human rights,” Arcuri said of Australia’s push for […]

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Guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela are coming to town

Guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela are coming to town

Their career started busking on the streets of Dublin, but now Rodrigo y Gabriela are acclaimed around the globe. Two years after they last toured Australia the duo will be heading back down under for some theatre shows. They’ll be playing a show at Perth’s The Astor Theatre on Tuesday 17th March 2018. To date […]

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Madison Avenue’s Andy Van revisits ‘Who the Hell Are You!’

Madison Avenue’s Andy Van revisits ‘Who the Hell Are You!’

In some nightclubs they have drag queens, go-go boys and room theatre to entertain the crowd and create atmosphere. In other nightclubs the people themselves are so interesting no additional entertainment is needed. Back in 2000 I remember being on the dance floor at Bangkok’s DJ Station when a young guy, upon hearing a tune […]

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