music > News DMA’S fallin’ asleep at the bar Mar 28th 2017 | 1:58pm | Staff Writer Tweet Ahead of Good Friday on 14 April, the folks at Bad Friday have enlisted a bunch of acts from this year’s event to showcase just how not to spend the end of the week. Drowning your sorrows

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Turin Brakes Rob Allum Cyclone

Par dans Music le March 28, 2017 à 5:58 am

Music > Interview Turin Brakes Mar 28th 2017 | Cyclone Tweet Rob Allum has had to hang up his cricket whites since Turin Brakes hit it big, he tells Cyclone. Turin Brakes drummer Rob Allum has a secret passion. He’s an avid cricketer. Until recently, the Brit was Captain of his local Chigwell Cricket Club. But, ultimately, music

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Music > Interview Nahko & The Medicine For The People Mar 28th 2017 | Steve Bell Tweet Portland collective Nahko & Medicine For The People seek to incite change through their feel-good music, and bandleader Nahko Bear tells Steve Bell that they’re just getting started. For nearly ten years now, Portland-based world music collective Nahko & Medicine For The People

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Slightly Stoopid Miles Doughty Rip Nicholson

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Music > Interview Slightly Stoopid Mar 28th 2017 | Rip Nicholson Tweet Slightly Stoopid have matured from punk rock surfers into domesticated markers of culture, lead singer Miles Doughty tells Rip Nicholson. Gone are the days when the So-Cal boys of Slightly Stoopid toiled in the sand and skated their days away. Off-tour, the guys tend to go their separate ways these days, home

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industry > News Mar 28th 2017 | 2:43pm | Neil Griffiths Tweet Last week’s first ratings for 2017 showed that Double J is Australia’s most-listened to digital-only radio station overall, with stats indicating that the network has a weekly reach of 200,000 across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. The ratings are a hugely-impressive feat, given

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Dara O’Briain Joe Dolan

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Comedy > Interview Dara O’Briain Mar 28th 2017 | Joe Dolan Tweet Comedian and self-confessed nerd extraordinaire Dara O’Briain says that comedy and maths aren’t as different as you may think. By Joe Dolan. When Dara O’Briain learns he has a fan on the other end of the line, it’s not quite the usual response you’d expect.

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Federal member for Grayndler, former Deputy Prime Minister, and crate-digging DJ Anthony Albanese has been announced as the final ambassador for Record Store Day 2017. Music fans won’t be surprised at Albo’s latest post, considering his guest hosting slot on RAGE, and frequent DJ sets at venues such as Newtown Social Club, and the Corner

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Poison drummer Rikki Rockett appeared on the Decibal Geek podcast where he unleashed a number of hairy tales from Poison’s early days, including his transition from country boy to Hollywood hustler. “I was really scared. I lived in the same house [in Pennsylvania] until I was 22 years old. All of a sudden, BAM, I’m

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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

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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

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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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Jonah Hill is a longtime hip hop fan, once covering ‘Martians’ by Drake live, and going one step further on SNL when he stood in for Drizzy and rapped ‘Jumpman’ with Future. It wasn’t the best, but it wasn’t the absolute worst either. Now it would appear he has collaborated with Danny Brown, with the

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A program which monitors waste water for drug use has shown a regional area in Tasmania as having the highest usage of MDMA anywhere in Australia. According to the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, this could be due to a dance music festival coinciding with the sample period in which results for the ominious-only-if-you-think-about-it National Wastewater

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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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