APRA AMCOS brings NGAIIRE, Briggs, Katy Steele & Sally Seltmann together for Sydney Fringe series of talks

As part of this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival, punters will be able to sit in on some exclusive sessions run by APRA AMCOS; four one on one conversations with Australian songwriters with discussions surrounding professional and creative development. Sitting down with moderator Chit Chat, Briggs, Katy Steele, NGAIIRE and Sally Seltmann (all recipients of the APRA Professional Development Award) will…

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Áine Tyrrell steps in to replace NGAIIRE at the Rock and Roll Writers Festival this weekend

Irish performer and writer Áine Tyrrell has been announced as a late addition to the 2017 Rock and Roll Writers Festival, in place of NGAIIRE, who is unable to travel to Brisbane for the event this weekend. Despite the wickedly dodgy weather much of Queensland has withstood overnight, the festival is still very much going ahead this Saturday and…

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Five Albums You Must Listen to This Week (#003)

We’re back for another week! Five new albums from five very different artists – check out why our crew think the likes of NAO, Fenech-Soler and NGAIIRE should be on your list of must-listens this week! FENECH-SOLER – Zilla (2017) By Michael Prebeg After disappearing for a while, Fenech-Soler are back with one of their most exciting records yet. They teased us…

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Roger Shepherd, Adalita, NGAIIRE and more join the Rock & Roll Writers Festival in April

The 2017 Rock & Roll Writers Festival has unveiled its complete line up following the event’s special launch event in Melbourne overnight, with a final batch of speakers announced, as well as some great developments for the festival in this, its second year. Concentrated on exploring the relationship between writing and music, the RRWF will be held…

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Tyson Koh, Shining Bird, Julia Jacklin among 2016 FBi SMAC winners

The 2016 FBi SMAC Awards were held at Carriageworks in Sydney overnight, celebrating the city’s arts, culture and music communities. The recognition of Sydney performers, musicians, artists, events and restaurants – and their impact on the creative network – was immense, with thousands of Sydneysiders having their say in the publicly voted categories. At the awards…

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3rd Annual AU Award Winners Revealed: A.B. Original, Remi, NGAIIRE, Colin Lillie & more come out on top

What an absolute trip 2016 has been as we’ve immersed ourselves in incredible live music scenes around the country. We’ve seen some stellar artists emerge from all corners, really making the year their own. As 2016 approaches its final weeks, the Australian industry and its artists have been celebrated in all different forms; from multiple…

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