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SINGER-songwriter Pete Murray would have to be one of the cruisiest guys on the Aussie music scene but that's not to say he doesn't take certain things seriously, like say, his quest for the perfect “truck-stop” burger.
MAKING it as a professional musician comes with significant sacrifice – consider the case of wunderkind Kimbra. more »
Probably the best ‘skip-hop’ outfit on the scene right now (certainly outshining overrated counterparts Illy, Drapht and Bliss n Eso) Harley Webster AKA Phrase offers an impressive – and somewhat daring – third album. more »
IT’S hard to knock dance DJ and producer du jour David Guetta, who’s taken doof-doof music out of clubs and onto mainstream radio with enviable ease. more »
PERTH band The Panics would have to be one of our proud town’s quiet music achievers. more »
DONNING her trademark leather garb and sexy street-smart style, Michigan music legend Suzi Quatro – synonymous with guitar-driven anthems Can the Can and Devil Gate Drive – remains our gallant queen of the rock chicks. more »
WITH one-time Freo busker John Butler having conquered the Australian music industry, it's safe to assume the sky's the limit for fellow former street performers the Brow Horn Orchestra.
THEY may share the same name as a Lady Gaga hit song, but Perth indie popsters Boys Boys Boys! claim they had it first.
PERTH independent broadcaster RTRFM is nearing the end of its annual Radiothon appeal, calling for listeners to subscribe and help keep the station running. more »
BY his own admission, indie muso Ben Salter was a nerdy sort while growing up in dusty Townsville – he loved comic books and played the bagpipes in the school’s Scottish pipe band. more »
MOST people wouldn’t associate Melbourne indie-pop quintet Architecture in Helsinki with sport; in recent photos they look straight out of a pallid hipster t-shirt catalogue rather than fresh off a playing field. more »
WITH commercial radio-friendly hits like In the Summertime and Someday Someday, Aussie pop-rockers Thirsty Merc have become synonymous with good vibe-infused tunes. more »
CALLING All Cars dodged the bullet of “second album syndrome”. more »
GIVEN dance music is driven by ‘dirty’ beats, the tale of how Aussie electro-house act The Potbelleez evolved into a four-piece formation is rather fitting. more »
FREMANTLE’S Winter Music Series Hidden Treasures draws to a close this week, with Thursday night’s finale to feature an intergenerational line-up of local musicians. more »
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Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Rosanna Candler with this week's Cat Haven update.
Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Rosanna Candler with this week's Dog Refuge update.