The 13th AMP moves to Melbourne again in 2018; Sampa the Great, Jen Cloher & more up for top prize

The Australian Music Prize has revealed its anticipated shortlist for 2018, following a run of meetings in Sydney earlier this month by the prize’s judging panel, helmed by AMP Chairperson and Hoodoo Gurus frontman, Dave Faulkner. The panel this year welcomed producer Charles Fisher, musician Melinda Schneider and CMC’s Group Program Manager Tim Daley to the fold, as the panel deliberated…

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the AU interview: Antonia Sellbach of Beaches (Melbourne)

Five girls plus three guitars does not equal “all-girl psych-rock” band. According to Antonia, guitarist and co-vocalist of Beaches, there are more elements at work. In looking back at the creation of their latest album, Antonia (who also has art projects) finds a crossover in the creative worlds of music and art. “I looked at…

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