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Tim Finn and Phil Manzanera
Tim Finn and Phil Manzanera

Tim Finn and Phil Manzanera first met in 1975 with Split Enz supported Roxy Music on their Australian tour. The following year Phil produced the Split Enz ‘Second Thoughts’ album. Now more than 40 years later Finn and Manzanera have reunited for a remarkable album of multi-genre, multi-generational and multi-national songs. ‘Caught By The Heart’.

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Vika and Linda
Vika & Linda ‘The Wait’

Vika and Linda have released the ‘The Wait’, their first album of original songs since 2002.

September 14, 2021
Lil Band O Gold at Noise11.com photo image
Lil’ Band O’ Gold

Louisiana supergroup Lil’ Band O’ Gold have just released their tribute album to Fats Domino ‘Lil’ Band O’ Gold Play Fats’ with an all-star cast including Robert Plant, Lucinda Williams, Jimmy Barnes and Tim Rogers.

September 8, 2021
Jeanne Pratt and Ken Mackenzie-Forbes The Production Company photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Production Company

After 21 years and 65 productions Australia’s The Production Company has ceased production but the history goes on.

August 29, 2021
The Black Sorrows the Noise11 interview
The Black Sorrows

With The Black Sorrows ‘Saint Georges Road’ Joe Camilleri is clocking up his 50th studio album.

August 13, 2021
David Duchovny Noise11 interview
David Duchovny

Some know him as Fox Mulder, others as Hank Moody. The truth (out there) is that David Duchovny is an actor, an author and a musician. It’s the latter qualification that why summons here today.

August 11, 2021
Steve Kilbey of The Church, the Noise11 interview
Steve Kilbey, The Church

Steve Kilbey has had a remarkable creative output. In around 40 years he has released around 70 albums … but who is really counting?

August 2, 2021
Musexpo 2022 with Sat Bisla

Our the music industry continues to evolve with new technologies, the Musexpo conference in Los Angeles has been the leading gathering for open discussion of the evolution.

July 31, 2021
Something for Kate Noise11 interview
Something for Kate – Echolalia

Like everyone Something for Kate were grounded as a live act across most of the Covid lockdowns.

July 28, 2021
Jack Chrome
Rick Springfield and Russell Morris

Rick Springfield and Russell Morris have been working on a new music concept called ‘Jack Chrome and the Darkness Waltz’ over the extended Covid lockdown period.

July 25, 2021
Ellen Foley at Noise11
Ellen Foley

Ellen Foley is heading towards the release of her fifth album. ‘Fighting Words’ is coming in August.

July 24, 2021
Jackson Browne
Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne ‘Downhill From Everywhere’ is an observation on society. It is a 2021 snapshot of the world by health, by environment, but politics and by culture.

July 23, 2021
Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman

When he first heard of Danny Elfman he was fronting US rock band Oingo Boingo. Australia liked Oingo Boingo. ‘Weird Science’ was a top 40 hit, so was ‘Stay’.

July 22, 2021
Moby
Moby

Moby doesn’t hold back in ‘Moby Doc’, his new documentary detailing the highs and lows of his life and career.

July 21, 2021
Robby Krieger of The Doors
The Doors Robby Krieger

The Doors’ classic ‘L.A. Woman’ album was released on 19 April 1971, exactly 50 years ago today.

July 20, 2021
Flo Rida
Flo Rida

Noise11 talks to the million-selling rapper producer Flo Rida about his megahits, Sia, the lost Chris Brown tune, and more.

July 19, 2021
Diesel 2021
Diesel, Alone With Blues

Diesel put Covid lockdown to good use. In 2020 he released ‘Sunset Suburbia’, an album of new songs. In 2021, he is once again paying tribute to his blues roots with ‘Alone With Blues’.

July 14, 2021
Keith Potger of The Seekers
The Seekers

In 2014 Australia’s legendary The Seekers embarked on their Golden Jubilee Farewell tour in the UK. The 15 date sellout tour took them through Wales, Scotland and England.

July 2, 2021
Robin Campbell of UB40
UB40

More than 40 years after UB40 released their first album ‘Signing Off’ comes a new album ‘Bigga Baggariddum’.

June 29, 2021
Blues Arcadia
Blue Arcadia

Blues Arcadia will open the Trip the Switch music festival in Ipswich, Queensland on 3 July.

June 27, 2021
Gary Numan
Gary Numan

Gary Numan is now 22 albums into a 40 plus career and while he admits to have a long career, he says its hasn’t always been successful.

June 21, 2021
Mirusia
Mirusia

At age 36 Australian soprano Mirusia is already chasing “veteran” status. Mirusia has been touring then world with conductor André Rieu. In 2008 André further introduced Mirusia into her own spotlight with the ‘Waltzing Matilda’ album.

June 20, 2021
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