WAM Festival

Stella Donnelly dominates at this year’s WAMAwards!

November 6, 2017

The best of West Australian music and entertainment have gathered for the WAMAwards last week as a part of WAMFest, the state’s celebration of local and international contributions to the West Australian music scene. Lo-Fi guitar pop up-and-comer Stella Donnelly won five out of her six nominations including Best EP, Best Folk Act, Best Single, Best […]

Read More

3rd Annual AU Award Winners Revealed: A.B. Original, Remi, NGAIIRE, Colin Lillie & more come out on top

December 15, 2016

What an absolute trip 2016 has been as we’ve immersed ourselves in incredible live music scenes around the country. We’ve seen some stellar artists emerge from all corners, really making the year their own. As 2016 approaches its final weeks, the Australian industry and its artists have been celebrated in all different forms; from multiple […]

Read More

Joni in the Moon (Perth) on WAM fest, the importance of local support, recognition, and future plans

December 2, 2015

Mesmerising Perth artist Joni in the Moon took some time out to chat the AU review’s Larry Heath at length while at WAM Festival earlier this month, reflecting on the local music scene in Perth, the importance of community, the fear that comes with recording, and more. Check out the full transcript below. You’ve done […]

Read More

Tame Impala, Tired Lion, Methyl Ethel, KUČKA and more take home WA Music Awards!

November 6, 2015

The 2015 WA Music Awards took place in Perth overnight as part of this year’s WAM Festival, with Jack Rabbit Slim’s being packed out with folk keen to celebrate the sheer amount of talented musicians coming out of the West throughout the year with some unforgettable music. As expected, Tame Impala won big on the […]

Read More

Seven acts (and 7 songs) not to miss at the WAM Saturday Spectacular this weekend!

November 5, 2015

This weekend, the Saturday Spectacular returns to Perth as part of the annual WAM Festival and Conference, showcasing over 80 bands, across nine venues and some 12 hours – and entry is completely free! Out of that incredible list, we’ve chosen 7 artists (and 7 songs) – presented for you here in no particular order – […]

Read More

WAM Awards Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed, Craft Winners Announced and More!

November 3, 2015

The WAM Awards Hall of Fame Inductees have been revealed! Jazz icon, Helen Matthews, and producer Paul Sloan, will be inducted into WA Music’s Hall of Fame this Thursday, November 5th. In addition, the winners in the Craft categories have been announced. See the winners below. BEST SOUND ENGINEER (live) Presented by RTRFM Adam Round […]

Read More

Discover Tomás Ford’s five favourite WA Music Award nominees for 2015

October 30, 2015

One of our favourite parts of heading to Perth – especially for WAM Festival, which is kicking off next week – is that we know we’ll get a chance to catch one of Australia’s finest live talents hit the stage. That’s none other than Tomás Ford. We caught up with Tomás – who’ll be hosting the WA […]

Read More

Full line ups for the WA Music Conference & Saturday Spectacular revealed!

October 15, 2015

The WA Music Conference has announced its third round of speakers for the 2015 event, including our Editor in Chief Larry Heath, building impressively upon previous announcements. Fred Pessaro (Noisey/VICE Music) will be delivering a keynote address on the future of music media and journalism, another addition in today’s announcement – sure to be a popular feature of […]

Read More