Music
Summer music vibes to relieve end of year madness

As we near the end of 2023 and find our lives busier than ever, IA's music guru David Kowalski is ...  
Eye for Australia: 7

Australian record executive-royalty Michael Gudinski AM posing with his "pride and joy", a sig ...  
Music Month celebrates the future of Australian talent

Welcome to November, which in recent years has been regarded as Australian Music Month... in some ...  
In a week of grief and doom, there's still time for Black Leather

In the news this week, everything is grim. Let’s listen to a few tunes and, as Billy Joel sings ...  
Tell-all book sees Silverchair feud escalate

The release of a new book by Silverchair's Ben Gillies and Chris Joannou has created further ...  
Controversies abound: Wenner book outrages as Jet lands in Hall of Fame

The co-founder of Rolling Stone has released a book being accused of racism and sexism, while the ...  
Vale, Steve Harwell: A smashing, full throttle life

Steve Harwell, the incendiary lead singer of the American alternative rock band Smash Mouth, has ...  
John Farnham — The Voice of change

Australians have a history of coming together through music, sports and culture, and the Voice ...  
Farnham's Voice soars as mainstream media shuns Oz music

In the midst of controversy over the mainstream media not giving Australian music a platform to be ...  
Farewell to Jimmy Buffett — licence to chill

Jimmy Buffett, an artist who successfully pioneered a genre called “tropical rock”, has passed ...  
Queen deemed too extreme for pre-teens

No strangers to controversy, Queen is back in the headlines for a faux scandal that is giving ...  
JOHN SCHUMANN: Redgum's political messages were ahead of their time

John Schumann reflects on gigging in the dark days of the Bjelke-Petersen regime and finds Redg ...  
Searching for Rodriguez, the elusive Sugar Man

The passing of Rodriguez has once again brought the reclusive musician's name into the spotlight ...  
In a week of farewells, some good news comes rolling in

With the tragic loss of some big names in the music industry lately, the announcement of a big ...  
Farewell, Randy Meisner — the reluctant rock star

Randy Meisner, a founding member of the quintessentially Californian supergroup, the Eagles, has ...  
Giving our regards to Tony Bennett, the king of self-belief

World-renowned pop and jazz crooner Tony Bennett recently passed away following a career spanning ...  
Farewell to warrior queen Sinéad O’Connor

The passing of Sinéad O’Connor last week shocked the world and rekindled discussions about the ...  
Better 'Believe' the DMA's have got you covered

From country to rock, indie to Indigenous, it's been an exciting week for Australian music, ...  
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