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Aja talks pop culture and making music ahead of BOX Office tour

Aja talks pop culture and making music ahead of BOX Office tour

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 and All Stars 3 alum Aja has become an international sensation after their stand-out run on the reality series, and is proving that drag artistry is just one realm in which they excel. Setting their sights on the male/masc-dominated world of hip-hop Aja is shaking things up with their self-written debut […]

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Gary Puckett chats about singing ‘Young Girl’ in the age of #metoo

Gary Puckett chats about singing ‘Young Girl’ in the age of #metoo

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap are heading back to Perth to play a show at The Astor Theatre on 13th February. The band had huge hits the 60’s with songs including Young Girl, Woman Woman, Over You and Lady Willpower. Chatting to OUTinPerth the band’s frontman told us something that not many people can claim. […]

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Broods share their new album ‘Don’t Feed the Pop Monster’

Caleb Nott is lying in his hotel room bed as he chats to OUTinPerth about Broods forthcoming third album. He can’t wait for the band’s fans to hear the new music he and sister Georgia have created, but when we chat it’s still a few months until the record will be made available. By the […]

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Julien Baker on making music, religion and growing up in Memphis

Julien Baker on making music, religion and growing up in Memphis

Julien Baker has released two highly acclaimed albums of her songs, and recently teamed up with fellow musicians Lucy Dacus and Phoebe Bridgers to form boygenius. Baker chatted to OUTinPerth about making music, growing up in Memphis, and maintaining her Christian beliefs Many of the descriptions of your music list it as folk music, but […]

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Courtney Act wants your vote so she can go to Eurovision

Courtney Act wants your vote so she can go to Eurovision

This year SBS is taking a new approach to deciding who will represent Australia at Eurovision. Like many other nations who are in Eurovision, we’re going to have a local competition to pick our act. Ten artists including Tania Doko, Alfie Arcuri, Ella Hooper and Kate Miller-Heidke have a song under their arm and are […]

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Sam Roberts-Smith shares his excitement about Opera in the Park

Sam Roberts-Smith shares his excitement about Opera in the Park

Opera star Sam Roberts-Smith is excited about the WA Opera’s annual Opera in the Park event. This year the company will be performing Verdi’s La Traviata,  and Sam will take on the role of the Marchese d’Obigny. “I love performing in outdoor venues!” Sam declares as we meet for coffee in a cafe just down the […]

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John Paul Young says without Vanda and Young he’d have no career

John Paul Young says without Vanda and Young he’d have no career

John Paul Young says without songwriters Harry Vanda and George Young he wouldn’t have had a career. “They wrote every hit I’ve had basically, except for one in the early eighties, I was very much a part of them, and they were very much a part of me.” Young told OUTinPerth. In March the singer […]

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In the Crate: DJ Damien Mack shares his favourite tracks

In the Crate: DJ Damien Mack shares his favourite tracks

Melbourne’s DJ Damien Mack has shared with OUTinPerth what tunes are currently his favourites. Damien Mack is heading to Perth to play a massive show at Connections Nightclub on Saturday January 26th.  Purple Disco Machine – Dished (Male Stripper) Moloko – Sing It Back (Mousse T’s Feel Love Mix) Jamiroquai – Cloud Nine (Purple Disco […]

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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 […]

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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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