Nathan Jolly

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First Drafts: The Stone Roses

The first Stone Roses album is routinely regarded as one of the finest ever made, straddling the line between psychotropic ’60s music and the beat-driven...

Pandora launches ongoing event series in partnership with UMA

Australian millennial listeners (and advertisers) are the key focus of Pandora’s latest music series. The ‘Sunset Sessions’ event series launched in May with a gig...

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Should Australia celebrate its musical landmarks with a plaque system?

England’s ‘blue plaque’ system is great when it comes to celebrating the heritage of significant areas of the country, marking notable birth-places, work-places, and basically...

Taylor Swift’s return to streaming services nets US$400K in a week

Early this month, Taylor Swift finally relented and allowed her music back onto streaming services, a move she framed as a celebration of her 1989...

Another inner-city venue receives a lock out extension

Slowly, the silly lock out laws are being relaxed as yet another inner-city venue receives a lock out extension. Chinese Laundry will now be able...

Need $15,000 to record your next musical masterpiece?

PPCA and the Australia Council have announced they will be offering another series of $15,000 grants, to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings. The...

Girls to the front: triple j and double j are only playing songs by women today

Triple J will be celebrating International Women’s Day today by only playing songs by women across all three of their stations: triple j, double j,...

Is this the solution to Sydney’s live music woes?

Old warehouses, office blocks, storefronts, and everywhere in between could soon be a potential live music venue if a radical new proposal developed by the...

Rihanna now has more top 10 singles than Michael Jackson

Rihanna has the third-most top 10 hits now, trailing Madonna at 38, and The Beatles at 34. It seems like only yesterday that radio DJs everywhere...