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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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DJ Sprinkles on music, culture and the queer community

DJ Sprinkles on music, culture and the queer community




Terre Thaemlitz (AKA DJ Sprinkles) is a musician, artist and public speaker whose work stretches far beyond the conventional bounds of electronic music production and DJ performance. She* will present a reading of his article Secrecy Wave Manifesto at the Art Gallery of Western Australia on April 21st before she DJ’s at Connections Nightclub from 11pm […]

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Sexshooters let us into the bedroom ahead of their Perth show

Sexshooters let us into the bedroom ahead of their Perth show




  London-based DJ duo David Hart and Claudio Girardi, better known as Sexshooters, are bringing their sensual sounds to Connections Nightclub this March.Known for their thrumming carnal beats, the pair are returning to Perth for a very special night at Connections Nightclub and the dancefloor is sure to get heated. David and Claudio tell OUTinPerth […]

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