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The Music Update: New sounds to fill your life

Princess Nokia Metallic Butterfly ★ ★ ★ ★ This mixtape first came out in 2014 but it’s recently been reissued with three additional songs, and added to streaming sites for the first time. The collections is an intriguing mix of rap, jungle, folk and r&b. Anomaly, one of the new tunes sounds like Massive Attack, […]

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Electric Gardens DJs deliver scorching sets

Electric Gardens DJs deliver scorching sets

Electric Gardens returned to Perth on the weekend and while the festival failed to draw a massive crowd it delivered some great moments for dance music once the sun went down. With the temperature hitting 40 degrees in Perth the idea of standing outside in a field listening to music held little appeal, and it […]

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Inaugural FOMO by Night shows promise for future events

Inaugural FOMO by Night shows promise for future events

This month Perth joined FOMO as a tour stop. Although the line up didn’t quite compare with what the festival had to offer in other cities it was still an interesting night hosting a variety of different artists and genres. There were six musicians performing for the night with a set of around 45 mins […]

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Fresh tunes – add some new music to your life

Fresh tunes – add some new music to your life

Looking for some new sounds to liven up your life? Our team have taken a listen to some of the recently recent albums and new tunes and delivered a verdict on what’s worth downloading. Glades To Love You ★ ★ ★ ½ Following on from their EP from 2016, Glades’ debut album follows up on […]

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Review | Glades take fans on a romantic drive down memory lane

Review | Glades take fans on a romantic drive down memory lane

Glades | Jack Rabbit Slim’s | Fri Nov 30 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Comprised of three members: Karina Wykes, Cameron Robertson & Joseph Wenceslao, Glades garnered widespread attention for the first time in 2016 with the release of their track ‘Drive’, and have only gathered more attention since. Hailing from Sydney, electronic-pop trio Glades have […]

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Review | Mojo Juju transcends genre at Jack Rabbit Slim’s

Review | Mojo Juju transcends genre at Jack Rabbit Slim’s

  Mojo Juju | Jack Rabbit Slim’s | Fri Nov 17 | ★ ★ ★ ★  If you haven’t heard her signature song, Native Tongue, do yourself a favour and go listen to it. Soulful and personal, this song speaks of a journey for identity and a sense of place. It speaks to an indigenous, female strength […]

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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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Dionne Warwick impresses with her grace and showmanship

Dionne Warwick | Riverside Theatre | 2 November 2018 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Visiting Perth’s well-packed Riverside Theatre for the second time in as many years,  Ms Warwick stepped onto the stage in a glittering black two piece with a shock of silver hair and an air of grace, showmanship and gratitude that stayed with […]

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Review | Donny Benet is all about having fun

Review | Donny Benet is all about having fun

Donny Benet | Rosemount | ★ ★ ★ ½  It would be easy to take Donny Benet at face value. He is, after all, a middle aged balding dude who makes music videos of himself, his gloriously hairy chest bared, dancing next to a dam that stands in for Santorini. But this isn’t some ironic hipster love of bad […]

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New music from Neneh Cherry, Paul Simon and Total Giovanni

Paul Simon In the Blue Light ★ ★ This ten-track album culminates the closing chapter on singer-songwriter Paul Simon’s amazing career and accomplishments. Taking lesser known songs from his post-Garfunkel days he has re-orchestrated every song adding to the mix West African rhythms/chamber music/Dixieland with more than a dash of smoky jazz elements. At 77, […]

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