After five years as founding member, songwriter and vocalist for notorious seven-piece noir punk/garage swing band The Snake Oil Merchants, Melbourne artist Mojo Juju has made a bold departure from the big band and set out on her own.
Hailing from Brisbane, Bullhorn is a 9-piece includes a massive seven horn players, one drummer and one monster MC. Their upbeat, family-friendly shows are born from a high-octane mix of funk, soul, hip-hop, jazz, reggae and dance music.
All Our Exes Live in Texas is a fantasy draft of Sydney musical talent: Elana Stone, Katie Wighton, Hanna Crofts and Georgia Mooney – all beautiful performers in their own right – combining in four-part folk heaven. They sing about love,... Read More →
Triple J’s Unearthed comp has been responsible for delivering some Aussie treasures. One true gem is Melbourne’s indie folk darlings, Husky. Having just released Rucker’s Hill, the follow-up album to Forever So, the band have revealed a new maturity in this very considered approach to recording.
This year Mullum Music Festival announced their new festival patron. After two years with the vivacious Mama Kin it became imperative that the next patron had to pick up the baton and carry it on to even greater heights.
The Bombay Royale are an experience. Eleven characters creating live vintage Bollywood-inspired sound from lonesome spaghetti to surf rock to spine-bending space disco, all overlaid with the voices of protagonists The Tiger and The Lady singing in Hindi, Bengali and various other languages.
With Mullum Music Festival in its seventh year and the lineup announcement happening this week, everyone is talking about headline act The Church
Both the Falls Festival and the Mullum Music Festival have announced stellar line-ups for their next gigs and we spoke to festival directors Brandon Saul for Falls and Glenn Wright for Mullum as they both begin the countdown to the big day.
Volunteers helped to plant 650 trees to restore koala habitat at Tyagarah near the old low-level railway bridge on the weekend with money raised at last year's Mullum Music Festival.
The three-day 2013 Mullum Music Festival lived up to its fast-growing reputation and had everything going for it.
Mullum Music Festival has got off to a wild start, as a capacity crowd laughed, cheered and clapped along during the sold-out launch event last night.
On the eve of his return to Australia for a monster 20-day run, Jordie Lane unleashed his video for the single Here She Comes in the leadup to his EP Not Built to Last. Lane plays the Mullum Music Festival tonight.
Local North Coast singer/songwriter Bill Jacobi has taken the honors in the recent 'Play Mullum and Play Falls' Songwriting Competition with his song Ride.
Off the back of new single Big Things Calling, the first taste of their forthcoming new album, Melbourne’s The Perch Creek Family Jugband have just announced their national Dressin' Up & Shakin' Down tour.
According to Mullum Music Festival director Glenn Wright, whose annual event kicks off on Thursday, this year’s festival has had a dream run in with ticket sales eclipsing previous years.
In 2002 Wally De Backer (of Gotye) formed a band with two of his mates, Kris Schroeder and Tim Heath. Their style was unconventional and infectious from the start
The winners of the Mullum Music Festival Youth Mentorship program have been announced with many applicants hailing from further away than ever but most of the winners still coming from close to home.
The state government asked for feedback on its arts and cultural policy, so we sought the opinions of three local arts producer. Not all of them were entirely complimentary. But two throught there were some good elements.
Opening Night at the Mullum Music Festival is Mullum’s premier night of nights. One of the jaw-dropping acts of the night is sure to be Aluka, a three-piece experimental vocal group.
Both Pieta Brown from the US and Australia's Lucie Thorne have been recognised and lauded for their distinctive vocals and poetic sensibilities, and both have appeared as solo artists at past festivals.
Festivals create important meeting places for a community of artists to collaborate, and in some cases create performances that may never have happened if they were just touring or playing their regular live set. This year Emily Lubitz has something very special in store for festival goers, a showcase of amazing women artists called Songbirds of the 1970s.
Inspired by Mr Squiggle and Pictionary, this game-show-with-a-twist is made up of a series of playoffs between the artists and the rappers. The artist’s speed-sketch pictures relevant to a theme, topic or clue and project them onto a large screen for the rappers and audience to see.
Biggest Little Festival puts Mullum on the Map There is probably nothing more local in the northern rivers than a festival – we love a good gathering and the Mullum Music Fest is one of the local-est. Mandy Nolan caught... Read More →
The Mullum Music Festival is a true music lover’s showcase. Perhaps it’s why people keep coming back. Why musicians keep wanting to play this left-of-centre anomaly in the festival scene: eclectic genre-frying lineups, free from commercialism, featuring acts that you... Read More →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQBqDebgbeg Mandy Nolan The articulate, insightful, and dynamic Mama Kin was one of the big hits of last year’s Mullum Music Festival. She takes her boots and all approach gearing up for a performance at the Mullum Civic Hall... Read More →