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Mildura gets set to rock with Triple J’s 2014 One Night Stand lineup announced

Mildura gets set to rock with Triple J’s 2014 One Night Stand lineup announced

Rocking out Triple J’s 2014 One Night Stand are MC Illy, soulful rocker Dan Sultan, feel-good indie group Jungle Giants, upcoming head bangers Violent Soho, and breakout electro stars RÜFÜS, James Gratton explains.

Headspace and Big Day Out team up for national band competition

Headspace and Big Day Out team up for national band competition

Headspace and the Big Day Out are giving four youth bands from around Australia the chance of a lifetime—the opportunity to perform alongside some of the world’s biggest bands at the 2014 Big Day Out. HALEY BAKER reports.

Quiet your mind and relax your senses

Quiet your mind and relax your senses

By HANNAH WEIR If you’ve ever been to a day spa it’s likely that you’ve experienced the soothing sounds of oriental, environmental or classical themed music. Music has always played a central role in the life of human beings, often during meditation, celebration or religious events as a way to inspire or balance the body […]

A Retro Revival

A Retro Revival

As the world slips into slacks and furrows into fur, the rise of a new culture threatens to dethrone the Gatsby empire. Initially used to describe the fashion and vehicles of those who built custom cars in the 50s, Kustom Kulture is today synonymous with rods and rock ‘n’ roll. SILVIA JOSIPOVIC reports.

Swing High Music supports those with disabilities

Swing High Music supports those with disabilities

A dedicated workshop will begin today as part of a music project for people with disabilities in the City of Port Adelaide. NATARSHA KALLIOS reports.

5 Minutes With…Swimming

5 Minutes With…Swimming

You might have heard their single ‘Triplebrie’ rippling along the airwaves of Triple J, or perhaps you’ve witnessed one of their many live performances around Adelaide. PATRICIA O’LOUGHLIN caught up with local indie pop trio Swimming.

WOMAD 2013: Monday wrap up

WOMAD 2013: Monday wrap up

The 7 piece band (which includes a banjitar, clarinet and washboard amongst its ol’ time orchestra) shared 1920s style swinging soul and blues tunes, making the audience itch to throw aside their chairs and start to Charleston – in fact, many did just that later in the night. LUCY AHERN reviews.

WOMAD 2013 – Saturday wrap up

WOMAD 2013 – Saturday wrap up

Circolombia was simply electrifying to watch, the whole crowd waiting for the next gravity defying stunt; no doubt more than a few were inspired to run away and join the circus. Plus, they showcased some of the best abdominal muscles WOMAD may have ever seen. LUCY AHERN reports.

WOMAD spotlight: The Cat Empire

WOMAD spotlight: The Cat Empire

If you’ve never been before, you may not realise just how big WOMADelaide really is. I found myself winding through the hubbub of people and the myriad of stalls; across the road and past all the bar tents, looking for the biggest of stages dedicated to the biggest of acts: The Cat Empire. JESSICA RENAGLIA reviews.

Walking With Thieves: Show stealers

Walking With Thieves: Show stealers

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.