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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 »
WHAT’S in a name? Well, seemingly not much when you consider how rising roots and rock band Bonjah ended up with its random and accidental but catchy moniker. more »
HE may not have the global following or remarkable mystique of music legend Roy Orbison, but Irish/Aussie delight Damien Leith sure has a similar humble charm and striking vocal talent. more »
THE link between Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet and former Perth musician Mark Lizotte, aka Diesel, probably doesn’t seem obvious at first (though I’m sure he’s broken plenty of hearts over time). more »
FREMANTLE’S music memories have come alive for a series of performances, installations and events taking over High Street this month as part of the first Winter Music Series of Hidden Treasures. more »
INTERNATIONAL blues, gospel and jazz vocalist Richard Jackson will make his Australian debut in Fremantle this Friday night with WA vocalist and trumpeter Adam Hall. more »
SOMETHING of a musical whiz, Papa vs Pretty frontman Thomas Rawle began playing the drums at age four, the piano at six and the guitar at 12. more »
MOST of us mere mortals would find being in the same room as rap royalty Jay-Z and Kanye West rather intimidating. Add the presence of fierce pop diva Beyonce and the whole scenario becomes, well, somewhat terrifying. more »
FREMANTLE has plenty of local talent to keep music venues thriving throughout winter, and this weekend is no different with Hilton-Hamilton Hill outfit the Gypsie Howls set to launch their debut EP. more »
TASH Phillips may be 16 but her life is very different from your average teen. more »
IT would have to be the most unconventional entry into the world of elite opera: an Aussie brickie cuts his arm with an angle grinder in a work accident, takes singing lessons at theage of 23 and ends up performing alongside Placido Domingo. more »
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Western Suburbs Weekly reporter Erienne Lette and City of Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson talks about the new Cinemas Project.
Editor Denise Cahill talks with Harriet Wyatt about new conservation and restoration works being done to the Oliver Hill Battery.
Western Suburbs Weekly journalist Erienne Lette with this week's Cat Haven update.
Western Suburbs Weekly journalist Erienne Lette with this week's Dog Refuge update.