Singing the praises of social media

Before the proliferation of social media, bands relied on traditional methods to attract audiences to shows – posters plastered on lightpoles and walls, media interviews and advertising, and word of mouth.

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The rise, fall, and reformation of Buffalo

Almost half a century after they first formed, Australian Blues band Buffalo Revisited is back with a new name and new members. Returning member Dave Tice talks to CHLOE RICHARDSON about his musical journey and what it’s like to discover

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Live music: standing up to sexual assault

On the cold sidewalk of Sydney’s Oxford Street, Savannah Young stands shivering as an icy wind presses her sweat-drenched T-shirt against her body. The motion almost masks her paranoid trembling, as recollections of the night flicker repeatedly through her mind.

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ICYMI: This week in music

Finalists announced for Triple J Unearthed High, K-Pop group celebrates tenth anniversary and Paramore tour teased.

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Tyler, the Creator: Flower Boy Review

Through painful isolation, maturation and self-reflection, Flower Boy, the latest album from Tyler, the Creator, gives the world its first real look at Tyler, the person.

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ICYMI: This week in music – July 29

Father John Misty teases a new album, Paramore get nostalgic and a heavy metal legend touring as a hologram. Here’s what you may have missed this week.

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ICYMI: This week in music – July 23

Vera Blue’s debut, Sky Ferreira gives an update on her second album and news on the Queen biopic. Here’s what you may have missed this week.

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ICYMI: This week in music – July 14

Meg Mac’s debut arrives, there’s a new Eminem album and a top electronic producer drops new music. Here’s what what may have missed this week.

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Q & A: Blues musician Davy Knowles

In 2008 Manx-born Chicago-living blues guitarist Davy Knowles rose to fame with his band Back Door Slam. Guitar players and blues lovers from around the world were obsessing over this new kid on the scene who, with rich vocal work,

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Review: Jay-Z continues to be the epitome of excellence with 4:44

4.5 out of 5
Rating: 4.5

At 47 years of age, many questioned if an album from Jay-Z would be relevant or needed in 2017. But, as always, the master emcee has left all doubters of his craftsmanship eating humble pie, writes Troy Whittaker.

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