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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 …

If there was one act Bluesfest Festival Director Peter Noble was desperate to secure, it was Paolo Nutini. It had been eight years since the Scottish singer songwriter had toured, so when word got out that Paolo may be touring, the Bluesfest booking team went into overdrive to secure him. And secure him they did! …

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, 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 …

Golden Robot Records are proud to announce the signing of esteemed Australian band, The Badloves. With Michael Spiby at the helm, The Badloves are continuing to enjoy a career that has spanned almost 30 years with their success being traced all the way back to their 1993 debut album Get On Board. The album saw …

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’, …

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 …

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. …

Liberation Records have released the second single from Australian rock icon, Adalita‘s upcoming album, Inland. The song is accompanied by a lush, widescreen video clip which was produced with film-maker, Adam Harding and is shot on the open roads and vast spaces of rural Australia. Along with a classic 70’s muscle car (a Chrysler Valiant …

WOMADelaide today announced a further 30 artists for its 10-13 March 2023 festival in Adelaide’s Botanic Park.  Spanning Korean folk to Scottish rock, Americana to Moroccan blues and everything in between, the artists represent the best music, arts and dance from around the world and include Senegalese headliner Youssou N’Dour & Le Super Etoile de …