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Blue head to Perth for ‘So Pop’ at Kings Park

Blue head to Perth for ‘So Pop’ at Kings Park

British boy-band Blue burst onto the music scene in 2001 with their massive hit All Rise and over the next few years worked with everyone from Elton John to Stevie Wonder and Lil’ Kim. The went on an extended hiatus in 2004, before reuniting in 2011. The band will becoming to Perth in January as […]

Missy Higgins looks back on her career to date

Missy Higgins looks back on her career to date

Missy Higgins has reached the career milestone of releasing a greatest hits album, it’s a landmark that triggers several thoughts for the singer-songwriter. “It makes me feel old.” she laughs when we chat on the phone, “But I guess it makes me feel proud too. When I look back and I’ve had five albums now […]

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Is there anything more Christmassy than Marina Prior singing carols?

Marina Prior has always had a strong association with Christmas, she’s appeared each year on Channel Nine’s Christmas Carols broadcast, coming into our homes on Christmas Eve to serenade us with carols as the last of the presents are wrapped and glasses of milk are left out for Santa, and carrots are set aside for […]

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Beach House are ready to bring their dream pop sound to Perth Festival

Beach House are ready to bring their dream pop sound to Perth Festival

Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally began making music as Beach House in 2004 and earlier this year released their seventh album, which saw them embracing a different methodology for making music. In 2019 they’ll be heading to Western Australia bringing their lucious indie pop for the Perth Festival. Graeme Watson chatted to Victoria Legrand ahead […]

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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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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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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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Sister Bliss from Faithless is ready to fill the dancefloor at The Court

Faithless are presenting a DJ set at One Fine Day at The Court Hotel on Saturday 1 December, appearing alongside Heidi and Roland Tings. OUTinPerth chatted to Sister Bliss about their upcoming Australian appearances, what they band have been up to in the studio as they work on their seventh album, and the gender imbalance […]

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Musical theatre legend Elaine Paige chats about her life on the stage

Elaine Paige has had a remarkable theatrical career, she was the first actress to perform the lead role in Evita, was the first to play Grizabella in Cats, originated the role of Florence in Chess, which was written by ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and she made her Broadway debut in Sunset Boulevard. After […]

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Suede are in fine form on ‘The Blue Hour’

Suede are in fine form on ‘The Blue Hour’

British rock band Suede are set to release their eighth album The Blue Hour on 21st September. It’s a luscious mix of dramatic tunes which see the band bringing in orchestral elements and working with acclaimed producer Alan Moulder. In the early 90’s they were dubbed ‘The Best New Band in Britain’ and released five […]

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