To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Australia's unofficial anthem 'Great Southern Land', famous Aussie artists have collaborated together to produce a video clip that takes a fresh look at the song and the landscape down under.
Working under the guise of Icehouse lead singer Iva Davies and Tourism Australia, everyday characters like an oyster farmer at Barilla Bay in Tasmania and a local choir from the Blue Mountains feature with well-known artists like Katie Noonan, Van She, Jonathon Boulet, Muscles, Eskimo Joe and Cut Copy.
The Grammy Awards are typically a night to celebrate the music industry’s biggest and brightest. However, there are always turning points that make the viewing experience that tiny bit more exciting. Here's our top 10 noteworthy moments from the night...
1. Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt's tribute to Etta James with “Sunday Kind of Love.”
Indie darlings Death Cab For Cutie have produced some awe inspiring songs over the last few decades. Although Keys & Codes Remix EP is a good experimental departure from their guitar leanings and melancholy edge, fails to reach the emotive heights of single “I Will Follow You Into The Dark” or “I Will Possess Your Heart”.
Claire Knight from the AU review catches up with Tim and Ben from Cut Copy backstage at the 2011 Homebake Festival in Sydney. They chat about successes overseas, their Grammy award, ARIA win and much more....
Interviewer: Claire Knight, Camera: Yaya Stempler, Editor/Producer: Larry Heath.
So last night held many firsts for me. My first time working the ARIAs (or attending at all for that matter), my first time doing red carpet interviews and my first time meeting Kylie Minogue (assuming asking a question in the press centre is "meeting"). But more on all that later...
Cut Copy return with a truly wicked clip! Check it out here:
Live music is back on your telly with the return of a huge 12 week concert series: triple j presents
Every Tuesday on ABC2, triple j presents will give you front row seats to some of the hottest gigs in town. The series kicks off tonight with Cut Copy taking their synths and strobes to the massive Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.
Sydney Opera House today launched its first ever iPhone App for Vivid LIVE. Available for download from iTunes now, features include live streaming of the Lighting the Sails, program information, ticket purchases, a photo application and more. Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House is part of Vivid Sydney, the city’s festival of music, light and ideas which kicks off tonight with the Lighting the Sails - the transformation of the iconic Sydney Opera House sails with digitally projected artwork.
After popping my festival cherry at the start of this year with Future Music Festival, I was very excited to head along to something a little bit more up by alley – Groovin’ The Moo.