The Music Scene in Brisbane, Australia

Australia has some of the most incredible cities in the world. The country has several multidimensional towns which have a great balance of all the fields like music and sports. People talk about Melbourne as the music centre of Australia, but Brisbane is slowly and steadily making the status of being the music capital of Australia its own. Brisbane has developed an impressive underground live music scene in the past few years. The capital of Queensland has had a history of producing world-class musicians over the years. Brisbane has seen many music movements throughout its history, most notable being the punk music revolution in the 70s. The Saints were the pioneers of this music movement. They showed the way to...

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This Australian Band and Their Rainbow Colours – PNAU

Known for their music, PNAU is a famous and widely loved band from Australia. They are a widely appreciated dance music band, and they are more commercially known as one of the best electronic music acts to be seen. The group itself is known to be rather new since its first song was released only in 1999. During the course of the years, the band has released more than four albums, the most recent being the fifth, which is titled ‘Changa’. The album itself has coaxed positive reviews and fellings about the band. Colours have always been a part of the band and its music. The most recent release of ‘Go Bang’, marked the introduction of a new type of...

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The Incredible Falls Music and Arts Festival in Australia

In the year of 1993, a town named Lorne decided to create the Falls Festival. Lorne was built right alongside Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. Simon Daly was the one who decided to create the festival. He had an idea to make his usual celebration for New Years involve his whole community so that they could join in and have fun. The festival only took place for one night at the start. Simon Daly and his family didn’t expect more than five thousand people, but on the night of the festival, there were over ten thousand people that attended the festival. That year's festival paved the way for the celebrations that would occur in the future. The success of the festival...

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Never ‘Torn’ From Australia – The Natalie Imbruglia Story

When Natalie Imbruglia came to London 25 years ago, she had only one dream, to make it big as a pop star. She did not arrive with all the right contacts to give her a boost in the music industry. Initially, Natalie had to even sing in nightclubs to make a living. After struggling for three years, Natalie finally got her break when she received a contract from RCA. She did not disappoint the company as her debut song 'Torn' was a massive hit and sold millions of copies throughout the world. Though people in England had seen her familiar face through her hit TV show "Neighbours," this success was something of a huge accomplishment for her. Her move to...

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An Australian Country Musician With Potential – Rachael Fahim

For those who are continually looking at the American charts for budding talent, here’s a little surprise from the Australian sub-continent. The competition of Toyota Star Maker, whose winners included Rachael Fahim winning in 2017, her biggest prize has been shaking up the charts. She already got her song ‘Brake Lights’ one step closer to being pop-friendly and became a vocal boom whose choruses keep swelling; fit to burst. Rachael’s Humble Beginnings Rachael Fahim, a Sydney-born music singer, is working to win her way into the ever-growing music industry and the audience’s hearts. Growing up in Sydney’s outskirts, she loves country music and entered talent quests, gaining rapid acknowledgment of being ‘the country girl from the city’. As a person...

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Someone That Australia Still Knows – Australia’s Gotye

The 21st century has seen several Australians come to the limelight, especially in the music industry. The era has seen the likes of Gotye bring out hit songs that are bound to entertain for generations to come. His hit single ‘Somebody that you used to know’ still fascinates music and art lovers alike. The music video has that amazing marriage between art and music explicitly to enthrall fans. The artist is known for his love for the music industry to the point that he does not even wish to take royalties from Youtube for the use of his song. His music channel is one of the highest visited in the world, and the artist has given up a choice to...

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How Underground Blues Music Shaped The Australian Music Scene

The music industry in Australia is excellent. The country has a history with the blues genre of music, and it continues to be a very active part of the original Aussie lifestyle. The number of events in the blues genre every year has only increased with the younger generations following suit of their predecessors, The newer blues bands are always a thriving favorite amongst the locals in the country too. While most other countries don't give the genre as much of the spotlight like before, Australia continues to grow in the style and keeping with a rich history in music from before. One of the most predominant musicians from Australia who has influenced the genre is Phil Manning. He is...

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The Tamworth Country Music Festival is Top Notch

Most country music festivals are all about the genre and the country lifestyle. However, the unique Tamworth Country Music Festival isn’t just about the genre – it is a legendary spectacle. In January of every year, over the ten days of holidays, the Tamworth Country Music Festival celebrates the genre and every single aspect of the true Aussie lifestyle across every square inch of the city. The entire town is filled with stalls, punters, musicians, artists, buskers, and whatnot. It is by far the second-largest festival that is dedicated to the country music genre in the entire world and comes only close after the Nashville festival. There are over 3000 events as part of the festival with more than 1000...

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UNESCO’s Creative Cities Names Australia’s Adelaide As The Music City

Adelaide, a city known for its creativity and deep-rooted music culture, has been named as the music City by the UNESCO's creative cities forum. It's the only city from Australia to have been honored with the music city status. Australia already has Melbourne and Sydney as the official members of the creative cities forum, but they are there as literature city and film city respectively. Other than these big and famous cities, another Australian city Geelong is part of the creative city forum as the design city. What makes Adelaide special The South Australian city of Adelaide has always been open to new cultures and have always embraced their creativity. It has also been a host to lots of international...

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Bringing Australian Indigenous Musicians to The Front

Many musical genres are famous and popular in Australia and the rest of the world. For a long time, pop music, rock, and hip hop have dominated the majority of the music scene. However, Australian music is becoming more and more diverse and explosive in its creativity with the rise of various indigenous bands and musicians. The Medics and Emily Wurrumara More than highlighting the beauty of indigenous music's revival in the contemporary music scene, The Medics are an aboriginal rock band that aims to address other aspects as well. With the lyrics and rhythm of their music, their goal is to heighten social awareness, connection, and the cultural history of the Torres Strait and Aboriginal Islander as well. The...

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