Elsy Wameyo looks to be making her mark in the Australian music industry in spite of racism challenges in a male-dominated industry. The Kenyan-born musician is currently producing her first EP.
It's on again, Dark Mofo — with Swedish doom metal, a diorama of a city in riot, a performer pressing their body up against a ice carving and metal spikes piercing pages containing verse written by jailed poets on the menu. Here is how to survive Hobart's festival of the weird.
In 1985, twin brothers David and Richard Laskey took a leap of faith and bought the Dog House Hotel. It was an era when Hobart's live music scene was arguably as vibrant as anything the mainland had to offer, so where did it go?
It's estimated Owsely Stanley manufactured around five million LSD trips in his life time. But his musical archive is an even more impressive, writes Mark Bannerman.
Low pay, long hours and a cashless society threaten the viability of making music, as musicians are forced to look for new ways of marketing their bands.
Dozens of budding musicians perform at one of Perth's most popular live music venues as part of a drive to support girls in the music scene.
This year's Grow Your Own music festival in the NSW sister towns of Forster-Tuncurry shows off the best of regional Australia, fusing music, food, art, and film into one 'beast' of an event for young festival-goers.
Critics have panned the long-awaited Freddie Mercury biopic, but audiences are loving it. How could they be so out of step?
Fans of Freddie Mercury may be disappointed as the troubled biopic finally hits screens, presenting a sanitised, conservative view of an rock iconoclast.
Australian musicians are battling poor music sales by touring regional Australia, gigging in backyards, cattle stations and caravan parks to reach new, engaged audiences.