Day: 4 December 2020

NSW: A breakdown of the new live music reforms and Covid-19 restriction lifts

NSW has recently become the accommodator for the biggest law reforms affecting the live music industry in the state’s history. On November 12, the NSW Legislative Council passed amendments that saw long overdue, but nonetheless historic changes made to liquor, planning, local government and building laws. The reforms have excited all and everyone, particularly for…

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Sydney Writers' Festival

Sydney Writers’ Festival returns to Carriageworks for four events this Summer as part of Sydney Festival

Sydney Writers’ Festival and Sydney Festival are joining forces for one weekend in January to present four major events at Carriageworks. The four events, presented under the banner Something to Talk About will see Sydney audiences spending time with the 2020 Booker Prize Winner, Douglas Stuart; perennial Festival favourites Jennifer Byrne, Michael Mohammed Ahmad and…

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Track of the Day: The Jungle Giants “In Her Eyes” (2020)

After having their renowned track ‘Heavy Hearted’ nominated for ARIA Song of the Year, The Jungle Giants return with their latest single, “In Her Eyes”. The song captures quintessential summer vibes with a ray of 90’s inspired groovy beats. Lead singer, Sam Hales talks us through the inspiration behind the track: “It feels so good…

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Garrett Kato

Track by Track: Garrett Kato takes us through his time in the hemispheres

Canadian-born, Byron Bay-based singer Garrett Kato has released his new album hemispheres today. The final act to his earlier released EP, s.hemispheres, this album reflects on Kato’s memories and experiences in the southern and northern hemispheres (as the title suggests). From sombre reckonings on life and vices, like on “Breathe It In”, a collaboration with…

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Tim Minchin

Back to the Outback: A new star-studded Aussie animated film is coming to Netflix feat. the music of Tim Minchin

With a focus on, you guessed it, the Aussie outback, Netflix’s new animated film Back to the Outback is set to debut globally in 2021. Featuring a strong line-up of Aussie talent, including Isla Fisher, Miranda Tapsell, Guy Pearce and Angus Imrie, the comedy-adventure film has been directed by debut filmmakers Clare Knight and Harry…

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Tash Sultana guitar

Tash Sultana just got their own Fender Guitar: Introducing the Tash Sultana Stratocaster

Fender have teamed up with singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana for their all-new Signature Stratocaster.  The guitar, which features a wide range of tonal options and a custom “Skull” neckplate, is Sultana’s first artist signature model with the iconic guitar brand. The collaboration comes after an incredibly successful five years for the singer-songwriter; going…

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