Sophie Gallagher interviews Rayya Elias
Halfway through our interview Michael Graham stops me mid-question. “We might just see what these kids want,” he says, grinning slightly. I juggle phones and cameras as five young boys climb all over him, posing for photos and shaking his hand. In the background of each snap is the Walgett Showground and a stage where…
There is no such thing as new music any more, ponders Lachlan Cameron.
Astha Rajvanshi survived.
Australia has silenced the beat of a young musician, writes Elliot Brennan.
Victoria Zerbst met a rising star.
Samantha Jonscher reports on an impending employment dispute at the Conservatorium of Music.
A letter from Georgia Readett.
Geordie Crawford chats to Hiatus Kaiyote, a world-famous Australian band you probably haven’t heard of.
Perhaps even more compelling than the phenomenon of a successful Australian band which sings exclusively about beards is the question: what kind of man goes to see such a band perform? The atmosphere before a show is often more interesting than the show itself, and Friday night’s performance by The Beards at Bondi Junction’s Jam Gallery was certainly so.…