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British acts Foals, Disclosure and Bloc Party plus American parody king “Weird Al” Yankovic headline a truly tantalising line-up for next year’s Southbound.

Four years ago Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was due to embark on his debut tour of the US but the all-important launch into the world’s biggest music market was called off at the last minute.

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are a modern- day Carter Family. It’s not just the Durham siblings, who have been performing together since youngest member Kitty was just eight years old (she’s now 22) …

Felix White, lead guitarist and spokesman for the Maccabees, says the London indie rockers’ fourth album is about finding “the magic in the mundane”.

New York rabble rousers Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are back with their best album in nearly 20 years. Freedom Tower — No Wave Dance Party 2015, a mouthful by any measure, is widely being compared …

“As the years roll by it’s getting less and less obvious what genre best describes our music,” Melbourne contemporary songsmith Lucie Thorne confesses when asked about her inspired work with …

Tame Impala’s latest record, Currents, has had a monster debut, taking out the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart.

After turning his back on hip-hop to open Solomon’s, Drapht found himself struggling to unclog a grease trap.

When he’s not courting critical acclaim as lead guitarist for New Jersey indie darlings Real Estate, Matt Mondanile moonlights solo under the nom de plume Ducktails.

Jamie T is more than a little excited about supporting childhood heroes Blur around Australia this month. In Perth for a rowdy Australia Day performance at the Astor Theatre, the South Londoner born …

Madonna thinks artists deep into their careers should stop if they don’t have anything more to say. But at 56, the singer says she still has things to talk about, and in short, she feels like Pablo …

Chart-busting English producer Mark Ronson partied with local band Koi Child at Northbridge venue Jack Rabbit Slim’s on Tuesday night.

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