Category: Music

RAW: Shaolin Afronauts Interview

With the impending release of their debut album, the Shaolin Afronauts sat down with Kryztoff to talk about music, WOMAD and of course their new album.

RAW: Summadayze Line-up Announced

SUMMADAYZE ADELAIDE NEW YEARS EVE, RYMILL PARK Black. White. Grey. It’s all a bit blah, really. Where’s the fun? Where’s the excitement? Where’s all the colour gone? Well, Future Entertainment is bringing it back in all of its vivid glory. We’ve found a place where colour thrives, every day and every night. Somewhere you can …

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RAW: Jazz SA announces $5000 scholarship for young jazz musicians

Jazz SA will help launch the career of a young South Australian musician through the inaugural $5000 Dr Wendy Wicks Memoriam Jazz Scholarship. The winner of the scholarship will also have the opportunity to perform onstage alongside the acclaimed Mike Nock Trio in a special concert.

RAW: Local Bands Rock The Adelaide Uni Bar Thursdays

Adelaide Unibar is proud to announce that on Thursdays they are putting on original local bands. Students will be given a chance to play on our big stage and develop themselves on the local scene.

RAW: Katie Noonan & Elixir Announce First Seed Ripening Tour Dates

With Katie Noonan’s trio of 14 years Elixir about to release their long awaited second album First Seed Ripening, and in the wake of their recent national tour supporting the American jazz legend Ron Carter, the group have now announced that they will be heading out around the country to launch said exquisite new album.

RAW: Future Entertainment Presents ‘Godskitchen’ – 1st Oct – Adel Gaol

After a phenomenal response to Godskitchen in Adelaide last year, Future Entertainment and Subconscious Entertainment had no option other than to take the event even further in 2011.

RAW: FEAR and ACID TEST – World Premieres At Accompanists’ Festival

The Accompanists’ Guild is thrilled to present new works by Australian composers written especially for the 2011 Festival. See post for details.

RAW: Cabaret Fringe – Galonka and Tzigane – Nexus – 4K

Tzigane eased us into the evening with a short yet varied set, prior to the energetic whimsy of the main act for the evening, Galonka. With the later, it was all a lot of fun, with jokey banter amongst the members between, and even during, songs, but there were also beautiful melodies played on violin and clarinet to the soulful backing of guitar, mandolin, contrabass and piano accordion. 4K

RAW: Cabaret Fringe – New Coat of Paint – La Boheme – 4.5K

All six performers were impressive on their respective instruments and had good onstage group chemistry. Alison Coppe’s voice is sublime, there is purity to it which could be thought of as the antithesis of Waits’ own sound but none-the-less it worked and brought out the beautiful melodies in his songs. 4.5K

RAW: Cabaret Fringe – Freewheelin’ – The Promethean – 4K

Carragher’s voice soared and we were reminded of just how much of a contribution Bob Dylan has made to music. Undoubtedly she could have kept playing song after song and we would have been happy to keep listening. 4K