The 2017 American Music Prize finalists include Whitney, Son Little and Margaret Glaspy in its sophomore year

Twelve finalists for the second annual American Music Prize (AMP) for “Best Debut Album” have recently been unveiled. Founded in 2016 by Scott Murphy, the pioneer of the coveted  Australian Music Prize, the AMP’s “Best Debut Album” award aims to celebrate the album format of music delivery, and discover, reward and promote brand new artists. Last year’s inaugural AMP “Best Debut Album” award was…

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Music Video of the Day: Gallant ft. Jhene Aiko “Skipping Stones” (2016)

One of our favourite songs of this year now has a film clip, yes. Gallant and Jhene Aiko‘s gorgeous “Skipping Stones”, produced by Adrian Younge and Stint for Red Bull Sound Select, sees the former locked up in the boot of a car by Aiko in this slick music video directed by American Millennial. Switching between the perspectives of both vocalists, the clip…

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Mary J. Blige and Corinne Bailey Rae lead strong second artist reveal for Bluesfest 2017

Thank you, Bluesfest lords. The second announcement for the 2017 event is here, with some of our favourite internationals set to come through Byron Bay for some special shows over the Easter weekend. Mary J. Blige, Michael Kiwanuka, Corinne Bailey Rae and more have been announced today on the Bluesfest bill, as tickets for the multi-day festival continue to…

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