Interview: Shelby J (US) on celebrating Prince’s life and legacy in Nothing Compares 2 Prince

March 30, 2018

Shelby J is an American singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and social activist, who has toured nationally and internationally with her band Blackgypsy and as leading backing vocalist in Prince’s The New Power Generation. In Australia next month for the World Premiere of Nothing Compares 2 Prince, she will be one of the twelve performers involved in […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Moonlover “Lazy Daisy” (2018)

March 30, 2018

Here’s something to soothe you this long weekend – the latest from Melbourne psych rocker, Moonlover. “Lazy Daisy”, from the debut Moonlover album Thou Shall Be Free, is a cut of gorgeous pop steeped in psych traditions that oozes romanticism and rich musical quality. The music video matches up with the tone of the song, as we […]

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Harrison Craig on his Kings of Vegas album, the influence of the city & his Aussie tour

May 5, 2017

Harrison Craig has been wowing audiences with his voice since 2013. With the release of his third studio album Kings Of Vegas (featuring new interpretations of classics such as “Almost Like Being In Love”, “She’s A Lady” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”) displaying a mature sound with swing-inspired direction, this platinum-selling artist (and […]

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Book Review: Prince: Purple Reign by Mick Wall

September 26, 2016

Prince was an enigma. And after reading a biography like Prince: Purple Reign the artist formerly known as remains a real mystery. The book is by the accomplished music journalist Mick Wall, and while it presents some facts, anecdotes and chronology about Prince’s life, there are many aspects that are glossed over or omitted from this […]

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Paddington’s Blender Gallery pays tribute to Prince

June 15, 2016

On April 21st, musical innovator and icon Prince passed away at the age of 57. Since then the tributes have flown in, there have been covers of his songs posted, tribute concerts planned and memorials attended. Now the Blender Gallery in Paddington, NSW are staging their own tribute, showcasing their collection of photographs of the late […]

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The State of Affairs (22nd Apr 2016): The industry mourns Prince, NSW Police crack down on ticket counterfeiting, Kanye gets sued & more!

April 22, 2016

Prince Dies Aged 57, Industry Mourns A Legend Prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park Studios compound, which included his home, in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen. “When deputies and medical personnel arrives, they found an unresponsive adult male in the elevator. First responders attempted to provide lifesaving CPR, but were […]

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Prince has died at the age of 57

April 21, 2016

As has been reported around the world this morning, legendary musician Prince – full name Prince Rogers Nelson – was found dead today at Paisley Park, his famous recording studio and estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Prior to the discovery the Carver County Sherriff’s Department was called to investigate a death at the estate, following which […]

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Prince adds a Perth show to his last minute Piano & A Microphone Australian tour

February 12, 2016

After the shock announcement that Prince will be touring Australia and New Zealand at the end of this month with his concept live show, Piano & A Microphone, the Purple One has decided to up and spread the Aussie love outside of just Sydney and Melbourne. The legendary musician will now be heading the Perth […]

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Dates Revealed: Prince is bringing his “Piano and Microphone” tour to Australia and New Zealand THIS MONTH!

February 5, 2016

Regal Purple One, Prince, will be blessing Australia and New Zealand with a tour this month, with the shock announcement coming through this week from reputable promoters Dainty Group. It will be part of his solo “Piano and Microphone” tour concept, which when hitting Paisley Park in Minneapolis earlier this year was described as “the […]

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You can now watch Prince cover Radiohead’s “Creep”… thanks to Radiohead

December 8, 2015

At Coachella in 2008, Prince delivered a very Prince cover of Radiohead’s classic “Creep”, gifting those in attendance something very special and exclusive, seeing that the purple one issued takedown notices for every video of the performance that made it’s way online. Following the disappointing take-downs, Thom Yorke implored Prince to put the video back […]

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