Record producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s and was convicted of murdering a Hollywood acctress, has died at age 81.
The organised artistic chaos that descends on the city each year always leaves its mark. Simon Collins details what makes Perth Fringe — the world’s third largest — such an immersive rite of passage.
That’s the way it’s gonna be: Daryl Braithwaite’s The Horses turns 30 this month – enough reason for us to dig up 30 secrets behind the iconic anthem.
The ultimate Aussie singer wears his heart on his sleeve as he reflects on his long career.
Major events will be cancelled because of new COVID restrictions that ban dance floors from concerts, prohibit “visible stages” at festivals and reduce audience capacity, WA’s music industry warns.
ARIA have released Australia’s highest selling album and singles of 2020, with some big surprises.
Despite a firestorm of ‘ableist’ criticism, Aussie pop superstar Sia stands by her decision to cast muse Maddie Ziegler in an autism role.
Kojonup farmers David House and Henry Carrington-Jones have gone from jamming in a horse stable to selling out some of WA’s most iconic pub venues — proving the power of Spotify.
Simone Craddock returns to the Fringe with a tribute to jazz legends Ella FitzGerald and Louis Armstrong
Cygnus Arioso plays Grieg and Schoenberg with Summer Camp string orchestra at Government House Perth
A musical partnership from the golden age of rock and roll still resonates with guitar slinger Mike Campbell in his latest release, Wreckless Abandon.
Rapper Illy leads a pack of hotly-anticipated releases to start the year, including from Drake, Passenger and Jarryd James.
Divas Daniella Sicari, Leah Guelfi and Caitlin Cassidy join forces for Let’s Misbehave! — jazz standards and other favourites at Lyric’s Underground, Maylands, for the Fringe.
We can all name one hit wonders, but there are international and Aussie acts who manage to score two hits before disappearing. See where they are now.
Penny Shaw, Robert Hofmann & Tommaso Pollio present songs of star-crossed love in Mismatched! at Perth Fringe
Maybe Taylor will make it a trilogy. Maybe Rihanna will break her drought. And maybe Beyonce will trump them all with an iso album and accompanying fragrance. In a new year, anything can happen.
The lasting love between Slim Dusty and Joy McKean is at the heart of a new doco and Joy says Slim’s kindness in fixing a shoe caught her attention first.
Gerry and the Pacemakers singer Gerry Marsden has died after a short illness. He was 78.
America's tax agency says music icon Prince's estate is worth far more than what the estate's administrator found.
The Orchestra Collective launches at Government House Perth, teaming students and professional musicians
They write the songs, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they love them. These are the popular Aussie and international artists who hate their own songs.
These are the Australian music stars who you need on your playlist. They are set to shake the global airwaves with their genre-busting tunes.
Vienna Pops Orchestra, Rachelle Durkin and Mark Coughlan rock in New Year at Perth Concert Hall
It was New Year’s Day in 1981. Dave Faulkner formed the Hoodoo Gurus. Now the Aussie rock Hall of Famer reveals more about the iconic band.
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