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National Slam Day 2012

In February, 2010, 20000 music fans marched on the streets of Melbourne to support live music. It changed government policy.

December 7, 2011
The Bedroom Philosopher
The Bedroom Philosopher

The Bedroom Philosopher has been waxing lyrical about inner city life for over a decade now, tickling people's funny bones with songs like I'm So Postmodern and Northcote (So Hungover).

December 7, 2011
Gregg Arthur

Gregg Arthur sings what affectionately is known as “American Cool” and artists dressed to perform.

December 6, 2011
Bluejuice
Bluejuice

The terribly clever Stav and Jake from Sydney party crew Bluejuice get frank about their funky new album Company.

December 6, 2011
Kitchen Knife Wife
Kitchen Knife Wife

Rising Melbourne mod-rockers Kitchen Knife Wife drop in to chat about all the attention before they've even recorded an album.

December 5, 2011
Greg Arnold
Greg Arnold

Things Of Stone And Wood and Swamp Dandies frontman and producer Greg Arnold talks about the folk rock highway.

December 5, 2011
Matt Sonic
Matt Sonic

Rock animals Matt Sonic and The High Times fire up for new album This Love Electric, but Matt never thought he'd play it live.

December 3, 2011
Funeral Party
Funeral Party

Californian dance-punks Funeral Party tell the truth about old members, singing skills, dodgy labels, and their unformed debut.

December 3, 2011
These Kids Wear Crowns
These Kids Wear Crowns

Canadian jumpstarters These Kids Wear Crowns drop in to talk MILFs, awkward impromptu busking sets and their hit single.

November 30, 2011
DAMNDOGS
DAMNDOGS

DAMNDOGS are the product of Jet's Chris Cester and Mark Wilson who enlisted the help of Louis Macklin and cousin to the Cesters, Mitch McIvor, but don't expect Jet rehashed. DAMNDOGS are a live-instrument disco party.

November 29, 2011
James Ash of the Rogue Traders
Rogue Traders

Rogue Traders have finally returned to the public eye after several years hiding in the shadows with a greatest hits compilation and a new album tacked on the side.

November 29, 2011
Strange Talk
Strange Talk

What do you get if you put a violinist and a DJ in a band together? Australia's brightest synth-pop hope, Strange Talk!

November 29, 2011
Zowie
Zowie

Budding Kiwi powerhouse Zowie talks fashion, Katy Perry, her drumming past, and tough electro-pop tunes.

November 29, 2011
Grand Atlantic
Grand Atlantic

Brisbane indie rock stayers Grand Atlanta talk to us about recording their most ambitious album yet, in a Kiwi lunatic-asylum-turned-studio.

November 29, 2011
Paul Mac
Paul Mac

Face The Music 2011: Australian dance music legend Paul Mac discusses songwriting, the state of electro, and reviving Itch-E & Scratch-E.

November 28, 2011
Dan Rosen image
Dan Rosen, ARIA

Since joining ARIA as Chief Executive Officer, Dan Rosen has rejuvenated the office and brought the business end of Australia’s music business into the 21st Century.

November 28, 2011
David Briggs, Little River Band

David Briggs was the guitarist for Little River Band at the band’s peak from 1976 to 1981.

November 28, 2011
Brent Grulke, SXSW Part 2

SXSW is the world’s biggest music gathering. The conference and festival takes place in Austin, Texas each March.

November 28, 2011
Brent Grulke, SXSW Part 1

SXSW is the world’s biggest music gathering. The conference and festival takes place in Austin, Texas each March.

November 28, 2011
Henry Wagons
Henry Wagons

Face The Music 2011: Mr Henry Wagons discusses the time Joe Pug almost killed him, and how playing in churches might finish the job.

November 25, 2011
Jarrad Brown, Eagle & The Worm
Jarrad Brown, Eagle & The Worm

Face The Music 2011: Jarrad Brown of Eagle & The Worm talks songwriting and his collab with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Juiceboxxx.

November 25, 2011
Ben Salter
Ben Salter

Through The Gin Club, Giants Of Science, Wilson Pickers and more, Ben Salter became a lynchpin of the Brisbane scene. And now he's gone solo.

November 25, 2011
Judith Durham, The Seekers

The achievements of The Seekers are overwhelming. The band was one of Australia’s most successful groups of all-time, selling more than 60 million records worldwide.

November 24, 2011
Kid Mac
Kid Mac

From the beaches of Maroubra to the main stages comes rising urban pop star Kid Mac.

November 23, 2011
Becky Ayers
Becky Ayers, Liverpool Sound City

Face The Music 2011: We ask Becky Ayers from Liverpool Sound City about what makes the home of the Beatles such a vital musical town.

November 23, 2011
Georgia Fair - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Georgia Fair

Sepia-toned strummers Georgia Fair discuss their recording session with Bill from Band of Horses, and why they're not really a folk band.

November 23, 2011
Folk Uke

Folk Uke come from true music pedigree. Amy Nelson is the daughter of Willie Nelson. Cathy Guthrie is the daughter of Arlo Guthrie and granddaughter of Woody Guthrie.

November 21, 2011
Tim Freedman at Noise11.com
Tim Freedman

The Whitlams’ Tim Freedman has released his first solo album ‘Australian Idle’, his first album of new music since the last album from The Whitlams ‘Little Cloud’ almost six years ago.

November 17, 2011
Stan Walker at Noise11, Photo
Stan Walker

Urban pop star Stan Walker goes track-by-track through his new, half-personal half-party album Let The Music Play.

November 17, 2011
Balance And Composure
Balance And Composure

Pennsylvania post-hardcore outfit Balance And Composure ponder their majestic debut album Separation.

November 16, 2011