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Saturday, October 6th, 2018


THE DARTS (US) hook up with Punk Legends THE DAMNED on US Tour

For the initial new batch of promotional photos for their upcoming nationwide tour supporting The Damned, the four members of The Darts are all dressed for the kill. The women — singer and keys player Nicole Laurenne, guitarist Meliza Jackson, bassist and singer Christina Nunez and drummer and singer Rikki Styxx — aren’t afraid of having a little fun with their image, to the extent that their chosen band description on their Facebook page reads, “Garage-psych-rock-grrls who will make your head slam and your feet shake. And then there’s the music.” The band formed in early 2016 and haveRead More

Australian Music Week Film Festival 2018

This year’s Australian Music Week Film Festival is proud to reveal its diverse line-up of feature and short films set to appear as part of the annual event, which takes place on November 10th and 11th at the GU Film House in Cronulla. Following on from the Australian Music Week industry conference (7-9 Nov), the film festival will feature six feature films, each of which will be accompanied by a short film, and together shaping up no less than 8 Australian Premieres. The program starts alphabetically with ARADA, a Turkish film which is the firstRead More

Single Release: Tiana Khasi – Nuketown

Australian jazz vocalist and songwriter Tiana Khasi releases official debut single Nuketown via Soul Has No Tempo. Well known for her soulful vocals on tracks from The Kite String Tangle, Sampology and Golden Vessel, Khasi steps into her own as a solo artist with a mature, jazz infused sound which feels both wonderfully nostalgic, and refreshingly modern. An effortless product of a collaborative, improvised session with producer Sampology and bassist, Sam Maguire, Nuketown boasts lush stacks of vocal harmonies which were looped and arranged on the spot, alongside live Rhodes, bass guitar, drum samples. “At the time of writing Nuketown, I was processing the endRead More

Single Release: Cole Phoenix – Stone Woman

This next chapter in Cole Phoenix’s career comes with the release of her new single Stone Woman. This superb blend of pure contemporary pop laced with an enduring sixties RnB flavour is sure to take Cole to a whole new level. The song is written by Cole in collaboration with seasoned LA songwriters. It follows on from a string of single releases and her growing reputation as singer-songwriter who takes her vocal cues from the likes of Whitney and Celine and combines them with all the electrifying sensibilities of AmyRead More