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The third Brisbane Music Festival, curated by pianist Alex Raineri, will be presented in 2020 as an entirely digital series.
From presenting digital studio concerts, to performing on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall, percussionist Claire Edwardes has been keeping her beat.
Innovative indie quintet Topology have announced their 16th album, We Will Rise, will be an anthem of resilience.
The recent COVID-19 restrictions have meant that many artists are suffering from a loss of work and, as a result, income. Within the music industry it is unknown when concerts and festivals will be up and running again, meaning musicians are facing a difficult path ahead.
Five-time ARIA award-winning songwriter, Katie Noonan has released her 20th album The Sweetest Taboo during isolation.
Forever soaring Perth band Great Gable have recently announced their debut album, Tracing Faces… so check these spaces! Read our chat below and check the tour dates at the bottom of the Q&A so you can catch a post-isolation gig at town or city near you.
When businesses were asked to comply to COVID-19’s restrictions in the drop of a hat, the internet was primed and ready to safely let people order food, watch a movie or buy a new pair of shoes. The tool allowing this happens to be the very one that devalued recorded music at the turn of the century, forcing musicians to place all their bets on performing.
We were lucky enough to catch up with Sydney based showman, synth-king and all round don, Donny Benèt, in the wake of his latest project: ‘Mr Experience’, a ten track magic carpet ride to bass heaven and back. A body of work that reaffirms his consummate musicianship and, well… experience.
Emerging from their hiatus, New York’s Diet Cig have returned with one of this year’s finest albums. Deeply striking and inquisitive, Do You Wonder About Me? is the duo’s sophomore album, arriving three years after their debut Swear I’m Good At This.
With festivals, concerts and gigs being cancelled indefinitely, the entertainment industry is going through one of its toughest times due to COVID-19.