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Australian rock icon, Adalita, has today unveiled her latest album, Inland. Her third LP sees the culmination of a near-decade of artistic endeavour, soul-searching and redemption delicately wrapped up into the ten tracks of this hugely evocative, and highly impressive release. To celebrate the release, the fourth film-clip from the album, for the hauntingly beautiful …

Three years on from sophomore release, I Just Do What God Tells Me To Do, the third full-length release from These New South Whales delivers in spades. The multi-faceted chameleons of Australian punk/post-punk have grown their signature sound, with the schedule of pre-release singles from the album giving a tasty sampler of the album’s full …

Bluesfest Touring have announced the return of Paolo Nutini to Australian shores after an absence of eight long years, with the singer-songwriter often referred to as a superstar in waiting, to play at the State Theatre, Sydney this coming April. Touring his 2022 album Last Night In the Bittersweet, Paolo Nutini’s fans were brought to tears …

Bluesfest Touring, due to popular demand, has announced a final show for Buddy Guy at the State Theatre, Sydney after the sell-out of previously-announced performances in Melbourne and Sydney. This final concert on Friday 14th April at Sydney’s State Theatre, will give fans their last ever opportunity to see Buddy play in Australia on his appropriately named, ‘Damn Right …

Legendary Malian guitarist, Vieux Farka Touré, along with his band, has announced a full Australian tour in 2023 from February 24 until March 11. One of the world’s most respected guitarists and musicians, Touré returns to Australia with his full band to perform from his extensive back catalogue and critically acclaimed new LP, ‘Les Racines’, …

nipaluna/Hobart-based post-punk outfit, Slag Queens have released their scorching second album on Rough Skies Records. Mixed in with the distinctive vocals of Lucinda Shannon and the largely powerful and at times, pounding rhythms provided by the bass (Shannon) and drums (Claire Johnston), the addition of relative newcomers, Wesley Miles on synth and Amber Perez-Wright on …

The eight-time Grammy Award winning artist, BECK, has been named as one of the major headliners for Bluesfest Byron Bay 2023. His announcement makes him the 50th artist announced to be playing at Australia’s premier festival. Joining the likes of Elvis Costello, Buddy Guy and Jackson Browne, the brilliant BECK will be gracing the stage …

I am a relatively recent convert to some of the “desert rock/desert blues” that has come to notice in increasing amounts in Western countries over the past 5 years or so. Bands such as Songhoy Blues, Tinariwen and Mdou Moctar along with Ali Farka Touré and son Vieux Farka Touré come to mind. Given that, …

Adelaide rockers, Bad//Dreems turned out at The Republic Bar, Hobart for the second of their two Tasmanian shows as part of their national Spring tour……and the punters turned out in force to see a band who were at their energetic best. Led by the enigmatic, yet charismatic frontman and lead singer, Ben Marwe, Bad//Dreems punched …

Melbourne’s hard-rocking power blues quartet, The Ugly Kings stopped off in Hobart/nipaluna at Hobart Brewing Company as part of their ‘Paranoid’ national tour. Despite the smallish crowd in attendance, the band lit up the stage with a powerful performance led by the magnificent vocals of Russell Clark atop the grand riffage of guitarist, Christos Athanasias. …