Live Review: Guy Sebastian gives a Sydney audience a lesson in well-refined pop music

Forget everything you know about Guy Sebastian. Now, allow me to describe to you an artist whose voice, energy, and undeniable musical talent reaches behind cynicism and invites us to experience pop music as it was always meant to be: powerful, relatable, enjoyable. Titled Sub-Conscious, the intimate preview of his forthcoming album, Conscious, introduced to…

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Flume and A.B. Original lead the APRA’s Song of The Year Top 20 list

APRA AMCOS have released their shortlist for the 2017 APRA Song of the Year, with 20 Aussie songwriters making it to the final round, as voted by APRA AMCOS songwriter and publisher members. Newcomers Amy Shark, Julia Jacklin, Tash Sultana and D.D Dumbo enter the shortlist for the first time, while A.B. Original and Flume lead the Top 20 charge with two nominated songs featuring…

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Guy Sebastian on tragedy, inspired songwriting, religion & the importance of music streaming

The original Australian Idol and current X Factor Australia judge, Guy Sebastian, is a man with little time on his hands these days. When he’s not got his judge/mentor hat on alongside Iggy Azalea, Mel B and Adam Lambert for the Channel 7 reality show, Sebastian is in his Sydney studio, working on album Number Eight. With a focus of our short window…

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year,…

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