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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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Tyron Hapi re-teams with Mimoza for ‘Anyway’

Tyron Hapi re-teams with Mimoza for ‘Anyway’

Tyron Hapi is heading to Perth this weekend to playing Metropolis in Fremantle tonight, and The Brass Monkey in Northbridge on Sunday. The up-and-coming producer is making big waves on the music scene at just nineteen years of age. He started making tunes when he was in High School, and his made a big splash […]

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Central Station: Fighting the Dance Wars

Central Station: Fighting the Dance Wars

A new book documents the 40 year history of Central Station and how the men behind the brand changed Australia’s music industry. In the late 1970s Giuseppe ‘Jo’ Palumbo bought a small record store in Melbourne, over the years it grew to be the independent chain Central Station. Working with his partner Morgan Williams, Jo […]

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Meg Mac gives us the lowdown on her latest album

Meg Mac gives us the lowdown on her latest album

Meg Mac got everyone’s attention when she won Triple J’s Unearthed competition in 2014, but she’s taken her time recording her debut album Low Blows. The singer-songwriter told out in Perth she can’t wait for fans to hear her new record. Chatting over a drink at The Brisbane Hotel while on a recent promotional tour […]

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WA Opera’s first female conductor talks The Merry Widow

WA Opera’s first female conductor talks The Merry Widow

Continuing their 50th Anniversary celebration, the West Australian Opera along with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra present the classic tale of The Merry Widow on the His Majesty’s Theatre Stage. Conductor Vanessa Scammell will direct the WA Opera’s latest production, becoming the first woman to lead for the company. Vanessa also currently works with Auckland […]

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Kirin J Callinan on music, Jane Campion and the Australian male

Kirin J Callinan on music, Jane Campion and the Australian male

Kirin J Callinan is an emerging Australian musical artist and actor whose eclectic music almost defies classification and who the Oscar winning director Jane Campion describes as “pushing the limits of being human in the biggest sense, like he might have been raised by unicorns”. His new album Bravado is released this week and he […]

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Put yourself in my place: 100% Kylie hits Crown

Put yourself in my place: 100% Kylie hits Crown

It might be a while before Kylie Minogue is back playing live shows, so in the meantime the next best thing is coming to town.   Tribute act 100% Kylie is playing Crown Theatre on Saturday June 10th and we had a quick chat with Lucy Holmes the singer who dons the famous hot pants. […]

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On the Line: Tina Arena on her career highlights

On the Line: Tina Arena on her career highlights

Tina Arena has marked her four decades in the entertainment industry with a new retrospective album that looks back over her career to date. Alongside her greatest hits, the collection features a second disc that sees some well known Australian artists, and some fresh new talents, recording their versions of Arena’s tunes. Later this year […]

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Aldous Harding: A different kind of party

Aldous Harding: A different kind of party

Aldous Harding’s self titled debut album was a music critics favourite. A collection of haunting and tragic folk songs that told epic tales. Now the Kiwi singer is ready to release her second album, the surprisingly titled Party. For her sophomore record Hannah Harding, who performs under the moniker Aldous, headed to Bristol to work […]

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Bonnie Tyler reflects on the songs that got away

Today the fast track to a pop career is getting four judges to turn their chairs on a reality TV show program, but for Bonnie Tyler her journey to success took years of hard work and never ending perseverance. Bonnie called OUTinPerth from her home in Portugal, with her distinctive welsh accent shining through, we […]

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