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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A breadth of musical talent lies with the music students of UniSA, and proudly put it all on display on Friday night after months of preparation. Not far out of a scene from School of Rock, the students delighted a packed-out theatre, SOPHIE FIEGERT gives us the rundown…
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?
A group of medical students have banded together for a concert to raise money for charity. SIONNIE KELLY spoke to the founding members, finding out what makes a medical student musically minded.
Adelaide’s music scene is driven by the interest of bars and clubs – but is that interest as strong as it could be? NICHOLAS PIPE discovers that the humble small music venues may be a dying breed…