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Sydney’s International Women’s Jazz Festival hits the stage

BY ASTON BROWN The Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival prepares for welcome the return to the stage across 10 days of music to highlight the contribution that women are making to jazz. The festival, which runs from November 12 to 21, will showcase a diverse range of acts across several Sydney venues. In conversation with […]

Sydney Male Choir

BY JARROD WOLFHUNTER The Sydney Male Choir surely has to be Sydney’s hidden gem of performers. The choir has around 50 members, all from very diverse backgrounds, who come together once a week to practice their singing routine. The groups inception was almost 108 years ago in 1913. The man responsible for this robust institution […]

Sarah Yagki’s latest single became her “light at the end of the tunnel”

BY LUCINDA GARBUTT-YOUNG For Sydney-based artist Sarah Yagki, music has always been a way to articulate experiences. The alternative pop artist has explored songwriting since she was just a child.  “I started out in music from a really young age, but I didn't come from a musical family. The way I connected to music was […]

The demise of live music: Two iconic venues to be demolished

By Katelyn Milligan Some have dubbed it the end of an era, with two of Sydney’s live music institutions set to be demolished. A recent development proposal for Coogee Bay Hotel has called into question the future of its live music venue Selina’s. This announcement comes just months after the revelation that Frankie’s Pizza By […]

Pirra’s Jess Beck Explores Her Indigenous Heritage During Lockdown

Although they are originally from Sydney our close neighbour Wollongong can now lay claim to indie-pop/dance outfit Pirra. This four piece band consisting of Jess Beck (vocals), James McKendry (guitar/synth), Curtis Argent (bass/synth) & Jeffrey Argent (drums) are making huge waves both here in Australia & internationally. Not only do Pirra produce incredible music they […]

Murray Cook & Lizzie Mack’s The Soul Movers release new album

By Tessa Pelle Fronted by Lizzie Mack and former red Wiggle Murray Cook, The Soul Movers’ latest album Evolution is a delectable collection of positive melodies and emotional nuance. Since hanging up his red skivvy in 2012, Inner West local Murray has shown no signs of slowing down as he embarks on his newest musical chapter […]

Cosmic Psychos “can’t stop and won’t stop”

By Tessa Pelle After a certain number of years, it’s typical for most bands to either break up or stop making music altogether. But after nearly 40 years, Cosmic Psychos have been influential in the Australian punk rock scene and show absolutely no signs of slowing down. The band’s drummer, Dean Muller credits their longevity […]

Avalanche Reviving Aussie Rock

In the years gone by you used to be able to walk into any pub around Australia and be welcomed by the sound a local band loudly bashing out good fun, rock'n'roll. This sound would become known as Aussie rock, before then being taken to the global stage via bands such as AC/DC, Rose Tattoo […]

The Ten Tenors

Jarred Newell, one of the Ten Tenors in this year’s line up, is bursting with excitement at the opportunity to perform the amazing repertoire for 2021.  It is the 25th anniversary show for The Ten Tenors and if this tour is anything like their last, we can expect sellout shows, packed out at every performance. […]

Harper Bloom

When Melbourne's Harper Bloom first started writing her latest single, Shaky Bones, little did she know the journey of a year that Australia was about to embark upon. Written just after the first COVID induced lockdown of Melbourne Harper looks back on that moment and says "we didn't realise what was about to hit us." […]