Scene News: Progfest Announces Final Line Up For January 2018

November 21, 2017 Scene News

The 2018 line up of Progfest will be the strongest yet with Norway’s LEPROUS confirmed to headline all 3 Progfest festivals, plus headline their own sideshows in Perth and Adelaide!
Some of Australia’s finest acts including: Voyager, AlithiA, Orsome Welles, Meniscus and Dyssidia were confirmed for Progfest as part of the first round announcement. […]

Scene News: Billy Bragg releases new single, Why We Build The Wall

November 15, 2017 Scene News

Billy Bragg has released his new single Why We Build The Wall out now on Cooking Vinyl. Why We Build The Wall was written by American singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell as part of her 2010 ‘folk opera’ ‘Hadestown’ (a retelling of the myth of Orpheus & Eurydice set in the Great Depression). The song has taken on a whole new contemporary resonance with Donald Trump’s vow to build a wall between the US and Mexico. Billy first began covering the song on his 2016 Shine A Light tour with Joe Henry. Why We Build The Wall follows hot on the heels of Billy’s previous single releases King Tide And The Sunny Day Flood and The Sleep Of Reason, which were released in July and August respectively, and have gone down a storm on his recent live shows. […]

Scene News: Blooming Heck Melb album launch Workers Club 19 Nov

November 9, 2017 Scene News

Melbourne garage/pop outfit Blooming Heck sure know how to blend the perfect pop song, and listening to their stunning self-titled debut album you get the sense they are cunningly aware of all the vital ingredients. Combining a jangling sound, poptastic lyrics, a driving infectious beat, kaleidoscopic keys, and tambourine shimmery goodness the band are very excited to be launching their album at The Workers Club on 19th November. […]

Scene News: New album from Blood Blossoms

November 8, 2017 Scene News

The Auburn Girl is the sophomore effort from Sydney based group, Blood Blossoms. With a sonic range encompassing rock, grandiose orchestral pieces and acoustic ballads it is in stark contrast to the group’s debut album, Hymns From the Pit, while still containing some voyages into the shadowy territory that made that album such a caustic and despairing journey. […]

Scene News: Exclusive National Geographic Interview w/ Paul McCartney Announcing Documentary Short

November 3, 2017 Mandy Hall

Paul McCartney, musician, activist and global icon, has joined National Geographic Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg, for an exclusive conversation, ahead of releasing a new documentary short in support of his campaign “Meat Free Monday”. Encouraging everyone to become ‘meat moderators’ and discussing the impact that livestock agriculture is having on global climate change, the interview can be viewed here. […]

Scene News: The Black Seeds head down under

October 17, 2017 Scene News

In September of this year New Zealand’s The Black Seeds released their highly anticipated sixth studio album Fabric. The album reached #3 on the US Billboard Reggae Charts, #3 on the ARIA Jazz & Blues Charts and #4 on New Zealand’s […]

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