Mon, 29 May 2017 00:32:00 GMT
National Reconciliation Week is now underway and Double J has compiled a playlist of songs that celebrate Indigenous music. Today's pick is a song by the group Kardajala Kiddidadda. Their song "Grandmother's song" explores the connection between Aboriginal ...
Mon, 29 May 2017 02:27:00 GMT
This whole fidget spinners thing is getting out of hand (so to speak). The bizarre fad has now seeped into the music world, with people around the globe now using the tiny rotating pests to create music. Yes, these violently-named stress-relief toys ...
Mon, 29 May 2017 03:20:29 GMT
PHILADELPHIA - Detroit has the Motown Museum. Mississippi has a blues trail. Memphis has Graceland, Sun Studio and the Stax Museum of American Soul. But in Philadelphia — birthplace of the lush acoustic style known as The Sound of Philadelphia and the ...
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Sean Paul thinks Drake should give more credit to Jamaican music. The 44-year-old rapper - who hails from Kingston, the capital of Jamaica - has pointed to Drake's use of dancehall music on 'One Dance' and argued he should have given greater "accolades" to ...
Sun, 28 May 2017 13:15:00 GMT
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn southern rock in a career also marred by tragedy and drug abuse, has died at the age of 69. Allman idolised his ...
Sun, 28 May 2017 18:37:00 GMT
Ice-T (aka Tracy Marrow) looms as one of hip hop’s most contentious figures. A gangsta rap pioneer, he led the way for NWA and 2Pac. Today the New Jersey native may be regarded in the scene as an elder statesman, but he’s lost none of his potency.
Sun, 28 May 2017 17:55:00 GMT
THE state’s peak contemporary music body has thrown its support behind the push to protect Port Phillip’s pubs. Music Victoria chief executive Patrick Donovan told the Leader it was “vital we preserve” live music venues in Melbourne. “I agree ...
Sun, 28 May 2017 18:41:00 GMT
While Music CDs/DVDs are still on sale, the demand for them have drastically decreased because of the arrival of several popular music streaming sites. With a lot of music streaming services available, it is time to choose some of the best music ...
Sat, 27 May 2017 17:46:00 GMT
British Bobbies have been high-fived by grateful music fans as they left the first major event held in Manchester since a suicide bomber targeted a pop concert in the city. Armed officers watched for potential threats as the crowds poured out of Lancashire ...
Sat, 27 May 2017 17:00:00 GMT
“This is the first direct hit on music that we’ve had in this so-called war on terror,” U2’s singer Bono said after the murders of 90 people at the Bataclan theatre in Paris in 2015. Since then there have been atrocities at the Pulse nightclub in ...