Some of Australia’s best rock musicians come together again to perform The Beatles White Album in honour of its 50th anniversary. Including: Chris Cheney, Phil Jamieson, Tim Rogers and Josh Pyke.
Author Will Oakeshott
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UK metalcore heavyweights, Architects, and Melbourne’s Thornhill shook audiences at The Gov last week. Get the scoop here.
Syndey’s alternative pop-punk trio Stand Atlantic have became a tale of hope by following their dreams. On the verge of releasing their new EP ‘Sidewinder’, the three-piece find themselves in a situation where their ambition and dreams have become an actuality
If Melbourne-based indie-soul-pop songstress Megan Sullivan McInerney, more affectionately known as MEG MAC, could hypothetically recommend a musician for the Mark Van Doren Award who guided her as her mentor with the aforementioned quotation as his direction, Michael Eugene Archer aka D’Angelo would most likely be her selection.
This year Splendour gave lucky music fans the chance to experience some of the greatest musicians and artists the world has to offer.
Awakening on day two of the event to glorious sunshine amongst the infinite sore heads and croaky voices emerging from buses and tents, it would not have been a far-fetched notion to imagine the entirety of the involved attendees to be singing Phil Collins’ Another Day In Paradise in unison.
While both performers and attendees alike leave and arrive on different days, the fluctuation has no detrimental effect; in fact it amplifies the celebration. Here’s how day 3 went down.
The official return of Killing Heidi became more than a victory for South Australia at the end of 2016. The band’s official first show reunion actually occurred in our fine state at the Handpicked Festival in Langhorne Creek, but this re-emergence was really just a taste – a sampling of sorts
The statement by famed Author Aniekee Tochuikwu Ezekiel: “The more you know yourself, the less judgemental you become” – has an immeasurable lasting effect upon further exploration. The idea of discovering oneself is arguably a lifelong lesson, a journey that continues throughout the entirety of an individual’s existence.
There is a Vietnamese proverb which states: “Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet”; whilst the comparison here could be viewed as slightly mystifying, its authenticity it certainly not without merit.
If this momentous show was to have any theme to it, Pennsylvanian folk rocker Jim Croce had it defined with one quotation: “If you dig it, do it. If you dig it a lot, do it twice”;
There is a quote by the acclaimed artist and magnificent musician that is the legendary Stevie Wonder which reads as: “Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it”. This quotation in actuality can act as a parable for the remarkable event fortunately hosted by the great Governor Hindmarsh on this night.
For over three decades Suzi has utilised her immeasurable talent to create anthems which music aficionados of the world have latched onto as if magnetised by an inescapable power.
New Zealand songstress Aaradhna Jayantilal Patel (better known by her artist name Aaradhna) proclaims her enriched cultural heritage with complete advocacy – and she’ll be playing at this year’s WOMADelaide festival.
In 1982 the world of Californian punk was transformed forever; the 15 tracks and just over 22 minutes of pop-inspired-punk which made up the notorious album known as Milo Goes To College had an immeasurable impact on rock’n’roll history.
With seven studio albums, two Grammy nominations, sold-out tours and literally hundreds of thousands of records sold, the anticipation for the return of Underoath to the live scene in Adelaide was beyond palpable.
Killing Heidi managed to transport the entirety of Lake Breeze wines to the late 90s and early 2000s, and it genuinely felt as if the group had never left music at all.