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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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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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Sam Smith speaks out against Australia’s marriage survey

Sam Smith speaks out against Australia’s marriage survey

Singer Sam Smith has spoken out against Australia’s marriage postal survey arguing that the discussion Australia is having shouldn’t be needed in 2017. Appearing on the Today show on Monday Smith blasted the government’s survey saying; “We shouldn’t be having this discussion in 2017.” Smith, who first rose to prominence singing on Latch by English band […]

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Let’s get this party started! P!nk’s Australian tour will kick off in Perth

Let’s get this party started! P!nk’s Australian tour will kick off in Perth

P!nk has announced her world tour will be coming to Australia next year and the first stop on the schedule is Perth. The singer will perform two shows at the Perth Arena on July 3 and 4, but if her previous tours are anything to go by, expect more dates to be announced once these […]

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Bibliophile | Danger Music finds beauty in a brutal place

Danger Music by Eddie Ayres Allen & Unwin When Emma was 12 years old, they were desperately unhappy and wanted to get as far away as possible from their home in Shropshire, England. The ordered, tranquil world of studying and playing music made life better and Emma went from learning the viola as a child […]

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Celebrate International Lesbian Day at Fly By Night this Sunday

Celebrate International Lesbian Day at Fly By Night this Sunday

This Sunday October 8th is International Lesbian Day, and the team at Minx For Women are celebrating all things L with a big ol’ bash at Fly By Night. Celebrations will kick off with the legendary Dykes On Bikes revving through the streets of Freo with special guests Senator Louise Pratt and Mayor Brad Pettitt […]

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Marcella Detroit tells us how she was inspired by Courtney Act

Marcella Detroit tells us how she was inspired by Courtney Act

Marcella Detroit has had an amazing career as a solo performer and as one half of Shakespears Sister, but she’s also had success as a songwriter working with a wide range of artists. Her most recent creative output though has been something a little different, she’s stepped into the world of fashion. Detroit collaborated with […]

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Mariah Carey announces Australian #1’s tour

Mariah Carey announces Australian #1’s tour

Eternal diva Mariah Carey has revealed she will be returning to Australia very soon. Carey will be bringing her ‘#1s’ tour down under in February 2018, to perform all of her greatest hits from her expansive career. Australia and New Zealand! I’m bringing my #1’s Tour to you this February! Sign up to get presale […]

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