Melbourne Ska Orchestra’s Steven Montogomery’s five favourite Victorian artists!

The Age Music Victoria Awards celebrates one of the country’s best music scenes for another year next month and the after party is going to be an unmissable live music event for those in Melbourne. Featuring live performances by the Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Camp Come and Tash Sultana down at 170 Russell, not to mention the return of The EG AllStars (with…

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LyricFind Founder and CEO Darryl Ballantyne talks about bringing the lyrics of music to all languages in the world

While in Singapore for the conference Music Matters, Larry Heath sat down with one of the event’s speakers, Darryl Ballantyne, the Toronto based Founder and CEO of LyricFind, “The World’s Largest Lyric Licensing Service”. Over recent months, the company has been expanding their services across six continents, not just offering lyrics for music of different…

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Goin’ Down in the DM’s (…and everywhere else): How social media has taken fan obsession too far

Back in August, Melbourne photographer and stylist Michelle Pitiris became the target of online vitriol from The 1975‘s fan base, stemming from a simple request for photography credit. Having toured with the UK band on two of their Australian tours, Pitiris, or as known on Instagram as @sheisaphrodite, became a well known name for her official photos for the…

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