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Review – WOMADelaide: Day 1

The festival gardens went from empty to almost full on Friday’s late-afternoon kick off Opening Night program of WOMADelaide. Zimbabwe fusion Afro-beat six-piece Mokoomba blasted out an infectious dance beat from the elaborate Stage One. Mokoomba are relatively new to the world music circuit and have been nominated in the “top six” by UK magazine Songlines […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide August 29th

The Paper Kites: Indie mixers The Paper Kites are set to rock the Metro Theatre in a show you won’t want to miss. With a following that can only be described as a product of the technological age, the five-piece from Melbourne have managed to develop their Internet fandom into physical crowds, with a string […]


A quirky name, a versatile sound and over ten years of experience, New Zealand soul pioneers Fat Freddy’s Drop are preparing to go back on the road with their latest work Blackbird. Listening to this intriguing body of work, it’s clear that this album will be their most considered work to date. “We had recorded […]