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‘Postcards from the West’ team up archival images and local music

‘Postcards from the West’ team up archival images and local music

RTRFM have teamed up with the State Library of Western Australia to create a unique one off event. For Postcards from the West some of the state’s finest musical talent will play music alongside images from the library’s vast film archives. The show will share our incredible history and the musicians will be composing brand-new soundtracks […]

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The mystery of music maker 44 Ardent

The mystery of music maker 44 Ardent

A new electronic musician is keeping their identity shrouded in mystery. 44 Ardent is described as a music producer who wishes to keep their identity secret. Their first track Fading 22 which dropped today is a gorgeous mix of muted vocals and plonking keyboards. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Some other mystery artists Paul McCartney […]

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WA Symphony Orchestra to deliver fantasy soundtracks in 2019

WA Symphony Orchestra to deliver fantasy soundtracks in 2019

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra is set to deliver a concert filled with some of the greatest sci-fi and fantasy themes. In 2019 the orchestra is inviting audiences to experience the spine-tingling soundtracks of your movie, gaming and TV bingeing dreams in Symphonic Fantasy. Grab some mates, jump into the DeLorean and journey into Middle […]

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WAM launches rock camp for girls

WAM launches rock camp for girls

West Australian Music (WAM) have announced that applications for the inaugural Girls Rock! WA camp in January 2019 are now open. Originating in the US, the Girls Rock! program is a week-long day camp of instrumental instruction, band rehearsals, workshops, and fun activities designed to empower aspiring young female, trans, and non-binary musicians. The inaugural […]

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You might not know the name P.P. Arnold, but you know her voice

You might not know the name P.P. Arnold, but you know her voice

P.P. Arnold admits when she was younger she had little desire to step into the spotlight. The US singer has made a career of being ’20 feet from stardom’ as is one of the most successful backing vocalists in the industry. Over the last fifty years she’s gone from being one of The Ikettes, backing […]

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New Music: Culture Club, Philip Glass and Georgia Anne Muldrow

Boy George and Culture Club Life ★ ★ ★ ★ “Here we are” Boy George declares on the opening line of the first song on Culture Club’s first album in 19 years, and their sixth since they debuted in 1982. Fans will already know many of the songs from their relentless touring Resting Bitch Face, […]

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Discovering the life and music of Patsy Cline

Discovering the life and music of Patsy Cline

Kerrie Anne Greenland delivered a stand out performance when she last appeared on stage in Perth. As Éponine Thénardier in Les Miserables she made audiences hold their breath night after night as she sang On My Own. The role in the big budget musical was the first part Greenland was cast in following her graduation from the West Australian […]

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Morrissey releases his version of ‘Back on the Chain Gang’

Morrissey releases his version of ‘Back on the Chain Gang’

Morrissey has just released a deluxe version of his recent album Low in High School, and among the bonus tracks is his version of The Pretenders’ hit Back on the Chain Gang. The former frontman of The Smiths originally performed the song on a British radio station but now he’s laid down his own version in the studio. […]

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Musician John Grant still believes love is magic

Since his alternative rock outfit The Czars broke up in 2006 John Grant has been on a journey of transformation. Musically he’s gone from indie rock to electronic art-house and his new record Love is Magic is quirky, unpredictable and enthrallingly interesting. As time marches on Grant is increasingly more open about his thoughts on […]

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Raleigh Ritchie drops new track ‘Me, Myself and I’

Raleigh Ritchie drops new track ‘Me, Myself and I’

UK rapper Raleigh Ritchie has dropped a new track ‘Me, Myself and I’. It’s the second single from his forthcoming sophomore album. Raleigh Ritchie is the performing moniker of Jacob Anderson, who you might recognise as Grey Worm from the popular TV series Game of Thrones.  The beat for the new song was created by frequent […]

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