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As the opening bars of “I Love It” blare through the speakers, the crowd of 10,000 boisterous hip hop fans is sent into frenzy. MAX BURFORD reports.
Don your fisherman pants, ditch the shoes and leave your fear of dancing in public at the door – WOMAD is again upon us! The sprawling parks welcome us back for a huge 21st celebration – that’s right, WOMADelaide is all grown up, having shared with us the finest world music and international flavours for over two decades.
Last month, Walking With Thieves – featuring vocalist Cameron Johnson, guitarists Randall Purkis and Luke Busuttil, bassist Dillon Olliver and Jesse Lemke on drums – beat 252 bands nationwide to take out the National Campus Band Competition. However, the band’s recent success has come with difficulties, and is a result of patience and hard work, writes LAURA ECKERT.
After a whirlwind year, James Abberley performed his first headline gig at The Gov on Friday night and his music career shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. ADANA HARDING went along to the gig and had a chat with him backstage afterwards.
Emerging folk singer songwriter James Abberley has recently released his debut album, played at Scorcherfest, supported Xavier Rudd, set up residency at Adelaide’s treasured music venue Governor Hindmarsh and is playing his first headline gig this week. After that list of achievements, he is only 20-years old. So how is he adjusting to his new found success?
Fed up with the predictability and poor value of major festivals, local arts figure Sam Wright has decided to create his own grassroots event- one with a bit of mystery, writes NICHOLAS PIPE.
Tickets for the entire Australian tour by British band Radiohead sold out in mere minutes earlier this month, moments before scalpers on the internet were offerings tickets at grossly inflated prices, writes NICHOLAS DESCALZI.
More great photos from the 2012 WOMADelaide, taken by PAIGE MULHOLLAND.
Photographer TANYA JANE BRAIN went along to the first night of WOMAD 2012 and captured some of the magic and music in a series of beautiful photos.
On The Record is kicking off the 2012 Fringe coverage with a review of fourwords from ELLIE JONES. But what is fourwords? ELLIE followed the noise and crowds down the rabbit hole (Arcade Lane) to find out…