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Pseudo Echo
Pseudo Echo

More than 30 years after its first recording, Pseudo Echo’s Brian Canham was discovered the tapes of the Pseudo Echo album we didn’t get to hear. ‘1990 The Lost Album Demos’ is a complete Pseudo Echo collection of nine songs that may have been the band’s fourth album, but instead Pseudo Echo split.

June 20, 2021
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading has spent the last 18 months making the album ‘Consequences’ by writing the songs, playing the instruments, recording and producing the album by herself. That sounds like a Lockdown chore, doesn’t it? Nope! Not for Joan. She has been making her albums like this for years.

June 16, 2021
Iva Davies
Icehouse

On 3 July 2021, Icehouse will headline Trip The Switch, a music festival for Brisbane out of Ipswich.

June 10, 2021
Shannon Noll
Shannon Noll

On 3 July 2021, Shannon Noll will take part in Trip The Switch, a music festival for Brisbane out of Ipswich.

June 9, 2021
Lisa Edwards Im Still The Woman
Lisa Edwards

You may have first heard Lisa Edwards vocals back in the 80s even if you didn't know her name. Lisa sang on Real Life’s ‘Send Me An Angel’. John Farnham first used Lisa’s voice on his 1988 ‘Age of Reason’ album and she was a staple of his live shows for decades.

June 9, 2021
Nick Barker
Nick Barker

For 2021 Nick Barker will play the Valley Sounds in the Yarra Valley.

June 6, 2021
Bev Bevan
Bev Bevan

Rock Legend Bev Bevan made music history first with The Move in the 1960s before co-founding Electric Light Orchestra in the 1970s. He has been a member of Black Sabbath and currently sits within Quill.

June 6, 2021
Catherine Mayer
Gang of Four, Catherine Mayer

When Gang of Four’s Andy Gill passed away in February 2020 he had been working on a 40th anniversary homage to Gang of Four to mark the anniversary of the first album ‘Entertainment’.

June 5, 2021
Don Powell
Don Powell of Slade

Legendary Slade drummer Don Powell and his friend of decades, co-legend Bev Bevan of Electric Light Orchestra and The Move have made a few phone calls and gather a few friends for an all-star drumming circle version of the Sandy Nelson classic Let There Be Drums.

June 1, 2021
The Datsuns Dolf de Borst
The Datsuns

Australian music news and inteIn 1998 New Zealand rocked out garage rock done well with The Datsuns. The first self-titled album was released in 2002. It reached no 1 in New Zealand and no 17 in the UK. 2004’s ‘Outta Sight/Outta Mind’ was a top 10 in NZ and charted again in the UK.

May 15, 2021
Mick Thomas
Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission

Mick Thomas has been busy during lockdown. First was the album ‘See You On The Other Side’ which Mick described as a “postcard from April 2020’. Now there is ‘City’s Calling Me’, another album of newly recorded songs which Mick says kept him busy and a few musicians and industry workers employed while we merged into opening after Covid life.

May 15, 2021
The Angels
The Angels

As Australia continues opening up to live music The Angels will return to Melbourne for their first post-lockdown shows in June.

May 15, 2021
Tony Romeril at Noise11.com
Tony Romeril

Tony Romeril’s ‘Will You Remember Me – A Tribute To Ted Mulry’ was a labour of love.

May 13, 2021
Seth Sentry at Noise11.com
Seth Sentry

Laidback Melbourne rapper Seth Sentry has a new album,  and jokes about lowered expectations, tough guy hip-hop, yo-yos, and more.

May 13, 2021
Denis Walter
Denis Walter

In ‘Yesterday Once More’, Denis Walter has created a new album of songs that date back to when he first started listening to music.

April 23, 2021
Boom Crash Opera
Boom Crash Opera

Boom Crash Opera are Australia’s latest band to reactivate following the pandemic shutdown. Boom Crash Opera will head out on their ‘Kick It Out Live’ 2021 Australia tour starting May 7 in Albury.

April 22, 2021
The Soul Movers Evolution
The Soul Movers ‘Evolution’

The Soul Movers were faced with a challenge to record their new album ‘Evolution’. That thing called Covid, a lockdown and the inability to travel meant that Lizzie Mack and Murray Cook would make the record in hometown Sydney.

April 21, 2021
Henry Wagons Accidentally Like A Martry
Henry Wagons Accidentally Like A Martyr

In Accidentally Like A Martyr Australian singer songwriter Henry Wagons tells the story of Warren Zevon, a songwriting genius but troubled human being.

April 19, 2021
Todd McKenney photo by Jeff Busby
Todd McKenney

Peter Allen released his first solo record in 1971. He died in 1992, 21 years later. Todd McKenney first played Allen in The Boy From Oz in 1998 so in a way he has been performing the music of Peter Allen longer than Peter Allen played Peter Allen.

April 19, 2021
Nile Rodgers
Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers is a musical genius. Since the mid 70s, Rodgers has been crafting the sound we know today in contemporary dance music.

April 13, 2021
Casey Barnes Noise11.com
Casey Barnes

Casey Barnes is one of Australia’s most popular independent Country singers.

April 1, 2021
Mark Seymour Noise11 interview
Mark Seymour

2021 marks 40 years since Hunters & Collectors started. Between 1982 and 1998 the band released nine studio albums. Since 1997, lead singer Mark Seymour has now released 10 solo or The Undertow albums passing his H&C output in 2020 with his latest album ‘Slow Down’.

March 30, 2021
The Badloves Get On Board 30th Anniversary Interview Noise11.com
The Badloves Get On Board

In 1993 The Badloves released their debut album ‘Get On Board’. As the 30th anniversary approaches the album has been remastered and expanded, given its first vinyl release as Michael Spiby prepares the band to tour again to celebrate what became an award winner for Best New Talent and Breakthrough Artist – Album at the 1994 ARIA Awards and took away Highest Selling Album at the ARIA’s the following year.

March 27, 2021
Jon Batiste at Noise11
Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste comes from a New Orleans musical dynasty. The Batiste family dates back decades. In previous generations Harold worked with Sam Cooke and Sonny and Cher, Alvin was a music teacher who played with Wynton Marsalis and Cannonball Adderley and Lionel was once a member of the Treme Brass Band.

March 23, 2021
Richard Clapton Noise11
Richard Clapton

Some years back Richard Clapton decided to pay homage to his influences. It started with Dylan, went to The Byrds and then he went on a journey of discovery via David Crosby to Crosby Still & Nash into Neil Young into Crosby Stills Nash & Young.

March 21, 2021
Adam Thompson of Chocolate Starfish
Chocolate Starfish

Chocolate Starfish have a new album for 2021. 'Beautiful Addiction' was made during lockdown and preceded by a cover of 4 Non Blondes 1993 classic 'What's Up'.

March 20, 2021
Alice Cooper Noise11
Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper has a lot of Detroit Stories tell. he started out in Detroit, with The Stooges, Bob Seger, MC5, Suzi Quatro ... it was a hard rock town.

March 20, 2021
Gavin Rossdale of Bush
Bush

Bush will head to Australia in April and May 2021 for the Under The Southern Stars tour.

March 19, 2021
Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

The first Cheap Trick album came out in 1977, the second in the same year. A few years later guitarist Rick Nielsen was playing on John Lennon's Double Fantasy sessions and taking the Beatle guitar shopping.

March 19, 2021
Ian Moss
Ian Moss

Ian Moss is touring again with the One Guitar One Night Only Australian tour.

March 17, 2021