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December Album Reviews: Alicia Keys, Heiðrik and more




Alicia Keys Here ★★★★★ Here is Alicia Keys highly anticipated sixth album and it’s a honeypot for the ears. Colliding the sounds, tastes and people of New York City with a spiritual cornucopia of the RnB, hip-hop and soul movements and its intrinsic link to the civil rights movement and #blacklivesmatter. Like an old time, […]

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Culture Club deliver another sensational show




Culture Club | Fremantle Arts Centre | December 8th |  ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Many were surprised when Culture Club announced an encore Australian tour, the band had just delivered an amazing series of concerts around the country in early June. Last night the band returned for a show at the Fremantle Arts Centre that was […]

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Review: David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed




David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed | Riverside Theatre | 10 Nov  The passing of a popular music paragon earlier this year has given rise to no shortage of tributes that attest to David Bowie’s far-reaching, seminal and ubiquitous influence across a range of fields of creative practice. The Nothing Has Changed orchestral suite and tour, […]

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Fresh Tracks: New tunes for your weekend




Weakling – Elephant gentle techno tune with real Elephant sounds, tragically the elephant sample is from an animal sadly kept in close confinement in a Chinese zoo The Honeyfire – Replica folky dream pop sister duo from Bristol deliver a sweet tune Lapsley – Operator a tune that demands a sunset and a cocktail Tensnake […]

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CD Reviews: Callea, Streisand, Spears and more




Anthony Callea – Backbone ★★★★ Anthony Callea’s sixth album is predominantly covers. A friendly sing-a-long with an acoustic guitar and piano. Kicking things off with Michael Jackson’s ‘Man in the Mirror’, which is much more laid back than the original, Callea tackles songs by Wilson Phillips, Pat Benatar, Steve Winwood, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Go West […]

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Fresh Tracks – new sounds to download

Fresh Tracks – new sounds to download




Every month the OUTinPerth office is sent hundreds of emails from record companies highlighting new tunes. Plus our team are huge music lovers always playing new songs they’ve found in the office. Here’s some of the songs we’ve liked in the last few weeks. Download these to your iPod and enjoy a new soundtrack to […]

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Punch Brothers deliver a magical performance

Punch Brothers deliver a magical performance




Punch Brothers | Riverside Theatre | Monday August 8th |  ★★★★★ American bluegrass act Punch Brothers played their first ever show in WA last night. The band from Nashville, Tennessee might not have a strong fan following on the other side of the globe, they would have certainly gained a room for of new devotees after […]

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CD Reviews: Delta Goodrem, Magic! and more




Public Broadcasting Service The Race for Space Remixes ★★★★ British electronic duo Public Broadcasting Service have released a remix version of their 2016 album. Line up to give the band’s odd tunes extra beats are some of the most intriguing electronic artists making music today. Errors, Pychemagik, Blond:Ish, Field Music, Maps and Petar Dundov all […]

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Culture Club deliver a great show with a party vibe




Culture Club | HBF Stadium Perth | June 8th 2016 | ★ ★ ★ ★ 1/2 Culture Club played the second show of their Australian tour at Perth’s HBF stadium. Playing a mix of their greatest hits, fan favourites and new tracks from their forthcoming album. The evening kicked off with a set from Australian band […]

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Grateful Dead tribute supports HIV/AIDS organisations

Grateful Dead tribute supports HIV/AIDS organisations




Day of the Dead Various Artists 4AD Over the years the Red Hot organization has released a stack of albums to raise awareness about HIV and donate funds to worthy organisations. The journey began in 1990 with the “Red, Hot and Blue’ collection which saw a range of artists deliver modern takes on Cole Porter […]

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