Battlehounds, The Byzantines, Playback 808 & more win annual Clipsal 500 ‘Bands on Track’ competition

When the Clipsal 500 race comes through Adelaide next year, the official after-race concerts will be showcasing the talents of some musical heavy hitters, not to mention opening the stage up to some of South Australia’s best emerging artists. The winners of the annual ‘Bands on Track’ competition have been revealed today, with the artists announced…

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‘Not just a brown girl’: Aaradhna on finding herself in music and introducing her sound to Australian audiences

Overnight, the New Zealand Music Awards took place at Auckland’s Vector Arena, with Aaradhna making the headlines for refusing the Tui for Best Hip Hop Album. “I feel like if you’re putting a singer next to a hip-hop artist, it’s not fair.” she said, before giving her award to SWIDT. “I’m a singer, I’m not a rapper, I’m not…

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Review: Kylie Auldist & Aaradhna dole out double lesson in powerful, soulful vocals in Adelaide

The Gov hosted two of my favourite vocalists on a Thursday night that deserved way more people in attendance. Set up cabaret style, the intimate crowd gathered for Kylie Auldist and Aaradhna got one impressive show that would ultimately have a dance party happening but for everyone else who stayed in or remained unaware that this show was even…

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Adelaide’s Clipsal 500 offering local musos chance to share the stage with Hilltop Hoods, Hunters & Collectors in March

South Australian artists have been given another chance to hit up stages at the Clipsal 500, with the Bands On Track competition now open! This year saw the likes of Nakatomi, Cabin Cults, Wasted Wanderers and Thom Lion win opening spots at the concerts held in early March; winners of the Bands On Track comp for 2017 will be notified on…

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