black coral – openings

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heres to now festival

 

Here’s To Now has a pretty incredible lineup; C.W. Stoneking, Remi, Oisima (playing with a 10-piece band), Dan Kelly, Ainslie Wills, Sex On Toast, Sweet Jean, Skies, Max Savage & His False Idols (performing Paul Simon’s “Graceland” in its entirety), Surahn, Young Muscle DJ’s and Nan & Betty. Being held on Saturday 2nd January 2016 […]

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best gigs 17 – 23 dec

Wrapping up the christmas work week has never looked this good. Koral & The Goodbye Horses, Sparkspitter & Nakatomi are going to be taking over the intimate stage of everyones favorite bar The Grace Emily on Saturday 19th December. Its a great lineup of Adelaide bands, and quite an eclectic mix as well! Onto the gigs […]

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format festival VII

Format Collective, Parsec Cafe and PHASE SPACE present FORMAT FESTIVAL 7 ‘Alright Then’! This mad DIY collective have been putting on a festival that pushes boundaries in art, music and all things creative! The fest, running from Formats new spot on Hindley St takes place from November 12 to 22nd.

Sprouting a mad line up […]

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the bennies

Psychedelic Reggae Ska Doom Metal Punk Rock From Hell in the form of The Bennies hits Adelaide on the 19th of November. Joining them across this great land is Wet Pensioner and Adelaide’s finest honest punk duo The Hard Aches.

These guys like to party f@#kin’ hard and tour f@#kin’ hard! Their following grows and […]

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koral & the goodbye horses

Koral & The Goodbye Horses are not content with just staying home and laying low… they have just announced a run of shows with Howl At The Moon. Starting in Adelaide at the Wheatsheaf Hotel, the band will hit up The Spotted Mallard (VIC) and The Union Hotel (NSW). Good luck with the shows!

8-NOV-15 – The […]

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mojo juju

Mojo Juju brings her rootsy-soul-blues back to this fine state in October. The pint sized purveyor of all things twisted and odd has played her her way through her fair share of dive bars in 15 years, always evolving and growing that dirty soul sound.

Its been a busy year with two singles and an […]

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sealed our fate ‘heartbreaker’

We’re keeping an eye on Sealed Our Fate, an Adelaide Post-Hardcore band who is quickly making ground in the Oz Metal Scene. This year has seen them tour the East Coast, and support Chelsea Grin and Boris the Blade – and they’ll soon be releasing a whole whack of new stuff.

They’re currently working on their […]

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original music comp opens

UPDATE: Deadline extended to 23 July

Attention lovers of songs – and acronyms – entries are now open for FOOM (the Festival of Original Music Song Competition), run by SA’s own SCALA (Songwriters, Composers & Lyricists Association).

The annual competition encourages musicians to write new material and showcase it to the world via the resulting SCALA CD […]

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15 may – stabbitha & the knifey wifeys

UPDATE! 15 May 2015 - the band has kept their top spot for a second week on the charts!

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local buzz: robert dunstan, bands on track, koolta & more

– First of all, a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to ROBERT DUNSTAN, one of the most passionate and longest-serving champions of the local music scene Bob turns 60 this week. Happy birthday Bob, here’s to many more!

– […]

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Scene Buzz: Red Tape Cuts, Octanic, Bands On Track, Lazy Eye, Backwater, Squeaker & More

– The big news of the week is the announcement that the State Government will cut red tape and costs for venues wanting to host live entertainment by removing the requirement to submit an “Entertainment Consent” Application. The change will not only save money and headaches when attempting to start a new venue, […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Red Tape Cuts, Octanic, Bands On Track, Lazy Eye, Backwater, Squeaker & More

Bands on Track Artists 2015

Congratulations to the six South Australian acts who have been selected from more than 100 applications to showcase their live performance on the Clipsal 500 Adelaide concert stage with some of Australia’s best live artists from 27 February 2015.

Read the official press release in our News.

 

 

Koolta and URTEKK
Selected to open for Stafford Brothers, Havana Brown, […]

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Scene Buzz: Poetikool Justice, Geordie Little, Quiet Child, Max Savage, Juno, Brillig & More

– The ADELAIDE FRINGE opening night party takes place on February 13, and venues are starting to announce their live music options for that night. Annual favourite Arcade Lane will host GORILLA JONES for their album launch, whilst the newly-re-opened Crown & Sceptre will see HEADPHONE PIRACY, FUNK LATIN UNION and JUPITER grace their stage.

– […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Poetikool Justice, Geordie Little, Quiet Child, Max Savage, Juno, Brillig & More

Laneways from Fourwords, Blenheim Fest, Croquet Club & More

It feels like the crew from FOURWORDS have been a bit quiet lately, but they’re back at Arcade Lane again this year, collaborating with local musician collective YOUNG MUSCLE for a series of events called PACIFICANA. Promising a “Tropical Laneway Paradise”, the first show is on February 21 with FLAMINGO launching their latest EP and […]

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featured release: tim moore

SA singer songwriter Tim Moore has taken an unique approach with his latest album. “Songs For Little People” is one for children and adults alike, and the latter will certainly appreciate that it diverges from the usual ‘high energy’ music that targets kids these days.

Tim’s originals and well known cover tracks keep things upbeat and […]

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Scene Buzz: Grenadiers, Gorilla Jones, Tom Moore, The Sloe Ruin, Jayne-Anne Power & More

– Congrats to punk rockers GRENADIERS – they’re triple j’s feature album this coming week, the first non-HILLTOP HOODS South Australian act to achieve the nod in pretty much forever. Grab a copy of the album here. Congrats also to TKAY MAIDZA for making it in the Hottest 100, as well as JESSE DAVIDSON for his appearance […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Grenadiers, Gorilla Jones, Tom Moore, The Sloe Ruin, Jayne-Anne Power & More

Scene Buzz: Inglewood Inn, Grenadiers, Three D Radio, The Timbers, The Villenettes & More

– A MASSIVE congrats and great job to the team at the INGLEWOOD INN, who’ve raised over $77,000 from their bushfire relief fundraiser. The event took place last week and featured live sets from BAD//DREEMS, ICE ON MERCURY, THE MOTIVE and more. An incredible result.

– If you’re a regular triple j listener, there’s a fair chance […]

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Scene Buzz: Moving Music, Young Offenders, Tony Font Show, Central Deli Band & More

– Great job to THE GOV, raising more than $10,000 for their Bushfire fundraiser. This Sunday, the INGLEWOOD INN hosts a fundraiser too, with live sets from BAD//DREEMS, ICE ON MERCURY, DUSTY LEE, THE MOTIVE and more. More info here.

– The weather was iffy in the lead-up to MOVING MUSIC, meaning the walking tour mostly […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Moving Music, Young Offenders, Tony Font Show, Central Deli Band & More

Scene Buzz: Eric Bogle, Audio Reign, Gorilla Jones, Ms Trace, The Rememberz, Feelgood Folk & More

– A few SA Bushfire benefit gigs this week, including ERIC BOGLE performing at The Gov. AUDIO REIGN drummer Dieter Schoell is doing something a bit different, offering to shave off his dreadlocks if pledges get high enough. The big shave will happen at their gig at The Promethean this Saturday night. More info here.

– […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Eric Bogle, Audio Reign, Gorilla Jones, Ms Trace, The Rememberz, Feelgood Folk & More

scene buzz: boxing day cup, rip it up, chasing the race, moving music

– If you didn’t make it to the Musos vs Bartenders Boxing Day Cup, you missed out on a great day of fun and a couple of great performances with a nailbiting finish. Check out photos and highlights on the official Facebook page […]

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Scene Buzz: Alice Fraser, Bad//Dreems, Tkay Maidza, Boxing Day Cup, Kaurna Cronin, Oisima & More

– ALICE FRASER’s THE JAM ROOM is no more. Say hello to the CREATIVE ARTS COLLECTIVE – a “collision of creatives who run music shows, work at festivals and produce coastal arts markets”. The first CA Collective event is the Mollusc Jamboree at Russell’s Pizza in Willunga, featuring BOBBY ALU and NICK SAXON as well as a […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Alice Fraser, Bad//Dreems, Tkay Maidza, Boxing Day Cup, Kaurna Cronin, Oisima & More

Scene Buzz: Loren Kate, Sparkspitter, WOMAdelaide, Bus To Big Trees, Grenadiers, Ross McHenry & more

– Huge congrats to LOREN KATE – the local singer/songwriter is one of the two the national winners of Telstra’s “Road To Discovery”, scoring a $15,000 music development fund. She’ll also be heading to the US to perform showcases, attend workshops, record and play a festival or two. More info here.

– Congrats also to SPARKSPITTER […]

By |December 4th, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Loren Kate, Sparkspitter, WOMAdelaide, Bus To Big Trees, Grenadiers, Ross McHenry & more

More News Headlines: December 2014

More headlines from around the industry:

 

Kaurna Cronin Gets Accolade From SA APRA
10 December 2014
Congratulations Kaurna Cronin who has won this year’s Emily Burrows Award, taking home $5000 courtesy of APRA AMCOS. This independent folk singer songwriter from  Adelaide, South Australia will use the prize money to further his blossoming music career. Just a few weeks […]

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Scene Buzz: Hilltop Hoods, Music Room, Lonelyspeck, Shaolin Afronauts, Urtekk, Christian Andrew & More

– Congrats to HILLTOP HOODS for their ARIA award win for Best Urban Release. Great to hear them give a shout out to Neville Clarke from DISK EDITS, too. SIA also took out the Best Album award, but can we please stop pretending she’s South Australian artist? Sure she was born here, but it’s been […]

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Scene Buzz: Club5082, Moving Music, Tom West, Hilltop Hoods, The Yearlings, Piano Busker & More

– Are you interested in composing electronic music? CLUB5082 are running a workshop in January around composition utilising beats and loops. Numbers are strictly limited so get in quick. Something tells us it’ll be quite popular. Hopefully they can run more in the future, too. More info here.

– If you haven’t seen it yet, make […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Club5082, Moving Music, Tom West, Hilltop Hoods, The Yearlings, Piano Busker & More

Scene Buzz: Glass Skies, FLMAs, Flamingo, EMC Play, Til The Break, Butterthief & More

 

– The Fowler’s Live Music Awards ceremony is TONIGHT! On top of the main awards, more than 2000 people cast votes in the Public awards for Favourite Song of The Year, Favourite SA Band or Artist, Favourite Music Venue, Favourite SA Music Event and Favourite SA Music Media Outlet, […]

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Scene Buzz: Bus To Big Trees, Tracer, Uberjakd, Timberwolf, Love & Other Crimes, & More

– It’s only a week till the FOWLER’S LIVE MUSIC AWARDS for 2014! Public voting is still open for your favourite local artist, song, venue, live music event and local music media source so make sure you head to the official website and get your votes in before Sunday November 9, and wear your favourite […]

By |November 6th, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Bus To Big Trees, Tracer, Uberjakd, Timberwolf, Love & Other Crimes, & More

Scene Buzz: Orianthi, Peter Darwin, Silent ReMasters, Fresh Air, Tony Font Show & More

 

– Adelaide-born ORIANTHI is probably most famous for being guitarist for MICHAEL JACKSON, though she’s also been in touring bands for ALICE COOPER, STEVE VAI, CARLOS SANTANA, RICHIE SAMBORA and heaps more. She’s playing a hometown show at The Gov on Sunday December 21, and looking for a local […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Orianthi, Peter Darwin, Silent ReMasters, Fresh Air, Tony Font Show & More

Scene Buzz: Tkay Maidza, Feelgood Folk, West Thebarton Brothel Party & More

– They say the music industry is all about momentum, and as TKAY MAIDZA’s star continues to rise, we see bigger and bigger announcements coming from the young rap prodigy. The latest is that she’s signed to The Agency Group for international bookings [home of A$AP Rocky, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Tkay Maidza, Feelgood Folk, West Thebarton Brothel Party & More

Scene Buzz: ARIA Noms, Fowler’s Live Music Awards Voting, Womad, Alpha Beta Fox & More

A huge congrats to our SA artists who’ve picked up ARIA nominations in this week’s announcement. HILLTOP HOODS are up for Best Group and Best Urban Release, THE AUDREYS for Best Blues And Roots Album and THE BEARDS for Best Comedy Release. SIA is also nominated for Album Of The Year, best Female Artist and […]

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Scene Buzz: Jesse Davidson, BSide Magazine, Luke Million, Cheapskate & More

– Big news today of course is the ST JEROME’S LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2015 lineup. With a killer list of international buzz-bands like FKA twigs, Future Islands, Royal Blood and St Vincent, local lad JESSE DAVIDSON also features on the Adelaide lineup. More info here.

– Also dropping today is the first edition of BSIDE MAGAZINE. After […]

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Scene Buzz: Clip It!, Slick Arnold, Ricochet Pete, Twig, Luke Million

– The CLIP IT! film clip initiative – a joint production between the Media Resource Centre, Canon and Musitec – is back for another year. Previous years have seen amazing clips made for HAWKS OF ALBA, MESSRS, DIALECT & DESPAIR,GRENADIERS, SLEEPTALKER and more. This year’s clips are all in the can [or at least we […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Clip It!, Slick Arnold, Ricochet Pete, Twig, Luke Million

Top Gigs: 18- 24 September 2014

featured gig

The last few years has seen RICOCHET PETEbecome a bit older, dirtier and grittier but definitely not any more mature. Their new album Burning Bridgesshow’s they’re still all about drinking, boys, heroes and BFFs, now they’re just a little more cynical too. Joining the rowdy launch celebration at The […]

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Scene Buzz: Germein Sisters, The Mark Of Cain, Jason Sweeney, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival

-SA Greens MLC Tammy Franks has been hard at work pushing for live music policy in a couple of ways lately. The first is with a petition to stop VET music course funding cuts, while the second is by pushing for liquor licensing reforms to prevent the “culture cops” from having any impact on what […]

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Scene Buzz: Pimpin’ Horus, BigSound, Shaolin Afronauts, Ride Into The Sun,

– Best of luck to all our artists and industry reps currently in Brisbane for Big Sound. TKAY MAIDZA, BAD//DREEMS,JESSE DAVIDSON, LUKE MILLION and ECHO AND THE EMPRESS are all there as part of the Stigwood Fellowship, while SPARKSPITTER, OISIMA, LIFE PILOT and more are also showcasing. Reps from BY POPULAR DEMAND, THE MAKE READY […]

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Top Gigs: 28 August- 3 September 2014

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The final weekend of August means the final show inTHE DUNES’ residency at The Grace Emily. This time bringing friends BATTLEHOUNDS in for support, THE DUNES will perform old favourite and new. “The new material is darker, the fuzz pedals harsher, and with a more collaborative song writing process being followed, all 5 members […]

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Scene Buzz: Fleurieu Folk Festival, The Seekers, Hilltop Hoods, Jimmy & The Mirrors

– The FLEURIEU FOLK FESTIVAL have announced the lineup for 2014, including songwriter KEITH POTGER of THE SEEKERS, Melbourne sister act THE LITTLE STEVIES and fanatic fiddler MARCUS HOLDEN, as well as locals CHRIS FINNEN, HALFWAY TO FORTH, COURTNEY ROBB, GOLDSTEIN and heaps more. The festival take place in Willunga across October 24-26. More info […]

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Scene Buzz: Three D Radio, Fowler’s Live Music Awards

– Subscribing to community radio stations helps keep them broadcasting and supporting the local music scene. Every year, THREE D RADIO holds a Radiothon to encourage subscribers. There’s heaps of amazing prizes up for grabs including a Golden Ticket to The Gov, stacks of food and entertainment vouchers and free music for punters, as well […]

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Scene Buzz: Cat Dog Bird, Blood Plastic, Urtekk

– Folk duo CAT DOG BIRD have announced a run of shows in the coming months, including spots at SCALA Live and on Radio Adelaide’s Songcatcher program. Check out the full list here.

– The debut album from psych-grunge act BLOOD PLASTIC, Blood Makes Fantastic Plastic, is still a couple of weeks off, but they’ve released […]

By |August 14th, 2014|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Scene Buzz: Cat Dog Bird, Blood Plastic, Urtekk