Like a fine wine, long-time singer, songwriter and acoustic music legend Mike McClellan is only getting better with age. “I certainly think I’m singing better than I ever have.”
If you’ve heard of Melbourne’s acoustic duo The Bean Project, it’s partly due to the Folk Alliance Australia and their National Showcase which aims to highlight young and emerging folk artists.
A year ago, Music Victoria – the independent, not-for-profit, voice of the Victorian contemporary music industry – released an updated version of the five-year-old Victorian Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues.
Created in 2010 with the vision of helping kids tackle their fears and make music in a band-focussed environment, High Voltage Rock School (HVRS) has given thousands of students the tools to write, play and perform their songs and let them take back their creative power.
They are the legends of the party. Australia’s favourite dance pop duo Peking Duk (made up of Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles) are known as the wild, fun-loving guys wearing matching tracksuits on the red carpet, leaving you champagne-sprayed at their live shows, and being the ones responsible for some absolute bangers.