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Quiver: Shoeb Ahmad steps out with a new sound

Quiver: Shoeb Ahmad steps out with a new sound

Australian musician Shoeb Ahmad is heading to Perth this month for three special gigs, launching her new album Quiver, and performing at the Revelation Film Festival. Speaking to OUTinPerth, Ahmad explains how her latest project in her long career is her most personal, entwined with her own experience as a transgender woman. “The music for […]

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Sampology on his new Ep ‘Mt Glorious’

Sampology on his new Ep ‘Mt Glorious’

Sampology, aka Sam Poggioli, has just released the title track to his new EP Mt Glorious and it’s a catchy collection of beats and field recordings that have been melded into fabulous tunes. The EP is out in early August. We’ve had a listen to it and instantly fallen in love with Sampology’s newest offering. He’s playing  […]

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Salafi Secrets: Local artist ZĀN is telling his own story

Salafi Secrets: Local artist ZĀN is telling his own story

ZĀN has a secret to share. The local musician has dropped an all-new single that absolutely oozes queer sensuality with its soaring vocals, inspired new soul sound and just a splash of Beyoncé. The young artist and WAAPA graduate are gearing up to release their first EP this July, so we sat down with Zain […]

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Hi Viz Wizards: The Presets are back!

Hi Viz Wizards: The Presets are back!

The Presets return with new album Hi Viz; an acid-soaked circle jerk of rave nuggets, cyber croons and pub techno. We caught up with Jules to find out all about the new LP ahead of their Australian tour. It’s been six years since your last album was released, that’s a long time in EDM years, […]

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Snail Mail delivers a lush album of indie rock

Snail Mail delivers a lush album of indie rock

Baltimore native Lindsey Jordan put her out Habit her first EP of indie guitar rock back in 2016. At the time the musician, who performs under the moniker Snail Mail, was still in high school. She used to have to ask permission from the School Principal to have time off to play music festivals. Her […]

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Jazz master Kurt Elling makes flawless music for serious times

Jazz master Kurt Elling makes flawless music for serious times

Kurt Elling’s new album Questions opens with a powerful rendition of Bob Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.  The highly praised jazz artist’s voice is stark, on it’s own, without any backing musicians, as he sings the song’s famous opening line “O’ where have you been my blue-eyed son, and where have you been my darling one?” […]

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Meet Leon Markcus: Singapore’s out and proud pop star

Meet Leon Markcus: Singapore’s out and proud pop star

Leon Markcus, Singapore’s first out musician, took the independent music scene by storm in 2017 with his electro dance his Alive. Now he’s back with a his new single Hot City – a taste of what’s to come on his upcoming EP, Welcome To Hot City. Markcus teams up with LGBTI recording artist Bilal Hassani, a The Voice alum from […]

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Solastalgia: Missy Higgins makes digital music for the natural world

Solastalgia: Missy Higgins makes digital music for the natural world

Can you use ‘Solastalgia’ in a sentence? Yeah, me neither – but you’ll be hearing a lot more of the word as Missy Higgins prepares to crash the Aussie charts with her fifth studio album. The Australian music fave dropped the new LP earlier this month, along with a poppy new single, Futon Couch, that […]

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Meet Anjimile, a queer artist from Boston who makes beautiful tunes

Meet Anjimile, a queer artist from Boston who makes beautiful tunes

Boston local and queer artist Anjimile recently released a new track Golden Hands. Anjimile chatted to OUTinPerth about music, upcoming projects, life in Boston as an artist, activist and non-binary trans* person of colour. How would you identify to encompass all of you to people who may not have necessarily heard of Anjimile before? My […]

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Spend Mother’s Day with Marina Prior and David Hobson

Marina Prior and David Hobson have been delighting audiences with their show The 2 of Us, and their Perth date just serendipitously happens to fall on Mother’s Day. The pair will be playing a perfectly timed matinee show at The Astor Theatre on Sunday 13th May at 2pm, accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron. In a two-hour […]

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