A two-night festival of improvised and experimental music is coming to Carriageworks

Biannual experimental music festival Open Frame: Room40 will return to Sydney’s iconic Carriageworks this year, set for two nights at the end of June with a line up curated by composer and artist Lawrence English. Eclecticism is the main aim here, highlighting various electronic, experimental, improvised and conceptual performances from world-class musicians who make a…

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Check out the trailer for Season Two of Laura Imbruglia’s Amateur Hour

Laura Imbruglia‘s Amateur Hour returns for a second season, bringing to screen seven episodes featuring interviews, music and more. The DIY style variety show has been filmed in Sydney and Melbourne, hosted by Imbruglia, and will be featuring the likes of Olympia, Candy Bowers, Ash Flanders and more in its new season. It’s a unique presentation and one that has…

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A frank series of discussions about mental health in the music industry to take place around the country

Musicians around Australia will have the opportunity to engage in frank discussions about mental health thanks to a just announced series Music and the Mind: Panels on Mental Health, which will tour the country throughout May and June 2017. The events, presented by the Australasian Performing Right Association (ARPA AMCOS) and Support Act, will open up discussions…

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Aussies shine while Europe demonstrates their position as one of music’s biggest players at The Great Escape

The Great Escape wound up for another year overnight, with the beating heart of Brighton’s cultural district and city surrounds hosting one final night of eclectic and diverse live music. Over Friday and Saturday’s program, we were exposed to music from some intriguing artists out of Europe who left a remarkable impression upon us – Iceland…

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South Australia’s finest emerging talent to be showcased across the city’s East End via Scouted

Some of Adelaide’s best emerging talent will be put front in centre for national industry to get a taste of with the newly announced Scouted showcase series, announced by MusicSA this week. To be unveiled in conjunction with this year’s AIR Awards and the music industry conference that has also been confirmed for Adelaide this July, Scouted…

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