tour > News Bliss N Eso Mar 28th 2017 | 1:12pm | Staff Writer Tweet With the release of the hip hop trio’s sixth record, Off The Grid, nearing closer, Bliss N Eso have announced a mammoth 27-date tour to keep them busy and support the album. Due out on 28 April, Off The Grid has

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music > News Mar 28th 2017 | 1:16pm | Staff Writer Tweet New Zealand partygoers have been tricked into believing a local artist performing a Lorde song was the global pop star herself following a performance on Monday night As NZ Herald reports, after teasing that a “special guest” would make an appearance, many attendees at a ‘No Lights

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Music > Interview Vintage Trouble Mar 28th 2017 | Rod Whitfield Tweet Before hitting our shores for Bluesfest, the guys from Vintage Trouble tell Rod Whitfield about celebrity fans and what keeps bringing them back to Aus. California-based rockin’ rhythm & blues band Vintage Trouble are heading back to Australia in April for Byron Bay Bluesfest (as well as a

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Dami Im Grease Alannah Maher

Par dans Music le March 28, 2017 à 4:26 am

Arts > Interview Dami Im Mar 28th 2017 | Alannah Maher Tweet Dami Im is no beauty school dropout, but The X Factor winner is still a newcomer to musical theatre. She talks Teen Angel, gender-bending and Grease with Alannah Maher. There’s always a large amount of pressure on the shoulders of any stage production based on a hugely

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DJ Shadow Locks In Australian Headline Dates

Par dans Music le March 28, 2017 à 4:26 am

tour > News Mar 28th 2017 | 12:33pm | Staff Writer Tweet In support of his appearance at this year’s Vivid Sydney, DJ Shadow has announced three exclusive Australian headline dates.  The US producer will bring his This Mountain Will Fall tour to Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne during his May visit Down Under, on the back of his 2016 LP

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industry > News Mar 28th 2017 | 12:38pm | Staff Writer Tweet A week on from naming its first crop of ambassadors for 2017, Record Store Day organisers have added more names to the list in celebrated Indigenous rappers A.B. Original and country-music star Catherine Britt, as well as veteran industry man Tim Dalton. A.B.

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release > News Mar 28th 2017 | 12:49pm | Staff Writer Tweet Following the death of Chuck Berry last week, the details for the music icon’s final LP and first album since 1979, Chuck, have been confirmed.  The record is to be released on 16 June and is comprised of ten new recordings, eight of which were written

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music > News Nicki Minaj. Image via Twitter: @nickiminaj Mar 28th 2017 | 11:06am | Staff Writer Tweet Pop star Nicki Minaj is reportedly reshooting parts of her upcoming music video for No Frauds, having filmed on Westminster Bridge in London just days before the terror attack that killed five people last week. According to The

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Lisa Hannigan Confirms May Headline Tour

Par dans Music le March 28, 2017 à 2:58 am

tour > News Lisa Hannigan Mar 28th 2017 | 11:27am | Staff Writer Tweet Irish folk singer Lisa Hannigan is headed our way for Vivid Festival this May and to coincide with her visit, the acclaimed singer has locked down a handful of national headline shows. We don’t know about you but we’re excited — and not

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industry > News C’wise from top left: Violent Soho, Good Boy, Tia Gostelow, Cub Sport. Pics: John Stubbs Mar 28th 2017 | 11:35am | Staff Writer Tweet The Queensland music industry converged on the Brisbane Powerhouse for the third year running last night for the annual Qld Music Awards event, with major winners including Violent

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Trainspotting FortyFiveDownStairs Sam Wall

Par dans Music le March 28, 2017 à 2:58 am

Theatre > Review Mar 23rd 2017 | Sam Wall Tweet Walking in, glow sticks are handed to the audience in lieu of the customary ticket stub. Worksite partitions covered in spray-painted slogans (Iggy/Welcome To Mother Superior’s/No Poll Tax/Ali is a slag) cut off the stage area. Behind them there’s some serious doofing going on and

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festival > News Clockwise L-R: Ngaiire, Skegss, Alex Lahey, Royal Headache Mar 28th 2017 | 10:02am | Staff Writer Tweet Brisbane’s The Blurst Of Times festival has today delivered its 2017 line-up which is already being described as its best yet and its tough to argue if you ask us.  Following a sold-out 2016 event, The Blurst

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festival > News Bill Callahan. Photo by Hanly Banks Mar 28th 2017 | 9:00am | Staff Writer Tweet Alt-country master Bill Callahan has already locked in four shows at the Sydney Opera House as part of Vivid LIVE this year, but now the famous baritone troubadour has added a six-show residency to his schedule, too.

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Film & TV > News Mar 28th 2017 | 9:40am | Staff Writer Tweet Mark Seymour made the most of his appearance on last night’s Q&A by ripping into the One Nation party and its leader, Pauline Hanson.  As The New Daily notes, The Hunters & Collectors frontman featured on the panel of the ABC panel and fielded

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festival > News The Wolfe Brothers, Sara Storer Mar 28th 2017 | 9:52am | Staff Writer Tweet The free-to-enter Broadbeach Country Music Festival is already bursting with stellar international and local talent like ’70s soft-rock legends America, Kasey Chambers and Troy Cassar-Daley, but this morning they’ve added another handful to sweeten the deal. Australia’s Got

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Martin Zandvliet Land Of Mine Anthony Carew

Par dans Music le March 27, 2017 à 8:55 am

Film > Interview Land Of Mine Mar 27th 2017 | Anthony Carew Tweet Danish director Martin Zandvliet has braved public opinion to tell a WWII narrative that doesn’t vilify the Nazis. He spoke to Anthony Carew about the explosive truth in his film Land Of Mine.  Land Of Mine, a film about German prisoners-of-war clearing

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music > News Mar 27th 2017 | 5:02pm | Staff Writer Tweet Three people have been hospitalised after an alleged attempt to rob US rapper Fetty Wap early Sunday morning resulted in a shootout. According to TMZ, cash and a chain belonging to the 25-year-old were taken in his hometown of New Jersey and police were called

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Nelly Furtado The Ride Madelyn Tait

Par dans Music le March 27, 2017 à 7:55 am

Five years since her last full-length release, Nelly Furtado returns to music with The Ride — her most mature, organic album yet.   For those who only know Furtado for her 2000 hit I’m Like A Bird or Timbaland-produced club tracks like Promiscuous, her sixth album may come as a surprise. It’s pop, but with the influence of producer John

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Mantar The Spell Christopher H James

Par dans Music le March 27, 2017 à 7:55 am

Further evidence of genuine promise emerges from this Hamburg-based doom duo. While some of this material could have been saved for the full-length follow-up to their well-received debut for Nuclear Blast, the title track of this EP is patently too good to have been kept a secret any longer. With lacerating vocals from Bolzer frontman Okoi Jones

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The Hot 8 Brass Band On The Spot Guido Farnell

Par dans Music le March 27, 2017 à 7:55 am

Surviving Katrina and the street violence for which New Orleans has a reputation, The Hot 8 Brass Band still shine brightly on their fifth longplayer. A street marching band all louche with freewheeling New Orleans jazz, this marching band mix it up with funk, soul and hip hop to deal effortlessly cool vibes. Their playing

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