Music Podcast (ABC RN)
The Singing Street Preacher09/20/14
Bob Dylan may be the musical heavyweight champion of the world, but even legends have to learn their trade from someone. In Dylan’s case one of his influences was the blind ragtime and gospel musician, the Reverend Gary Davis, a singing street...
Queen - It's Kinda Magic
He was one of the most extraordinary rock singers of all time, fronting one of the greatest rock bands.
Brisbane Festival: The Painted Ladies, a revival of black protest music
The Painted Ladies is a collaboration from Brisbane musician Luke Peacock that revives the Vic Simms album The Loner, considered a lost classic of black protest music.
Sing for Spring
It's time to sing for Spring! Maybe you’re a shower singer? Or you hum lullabies to your children? Perhaps you’re in a band or a choir? However you sing, it is good for the soul.
Emilie Simon live performance
Emilie Simon joins RN Breakfast for a live performance ahead of her gig at the So Frenchy So Chic in the Park festival in Melbourne and Sydney.
Monday Muse: Missy Higgins
Not content with being just a singer or songwriter or actor, Missy Higgins can now add writer to her CV.
Brisbane Festival: genre-defying dance in 대홍수 Deluge
Another genre-defying mix of dance, theatre and song making a splash at the Brisbane Festival. 대홍수 Deluge is a work inspired by the 2011 Brisbane floods, as well as drawing on traditional Korean culture and the work of Australian poet, Judith Wright.
As the saying goes: it's as easy as one, two, three. But easy doesn't always mean simple.
A musical breeze through Bendigo
A group of bike riders in Bendigo attempt to recreate the sound of the wind. Hissing and honking of horns ensues.
He's famous for his chops- but he's not a butcher. He's fiddler Casey Driessen and his approach to bluegrass/ roots is as eclectic as they come.
Megan Washington - One For Sorrow live
Megan Washington's One For Sorrow
Larry Sitsky turns 80
On the occasion of Larry Sitsky's 80th birthday, The Music Show and Andrew Ford catch up with one of Australia's most commissioned composers
The music of Björk is celebrated in this concert collaboration of the Sydney Chamber Choir and The Idea of North.
In the half light: immersive clarinets
Contemporary classical clarinettist and musical explorer Aviva Endean is performing for Astra Chamber Music Society.
Steve Nieve - Bonus Podcast
Steve Nieve's Welcome To The Voice
Steve Nieve plays Elvis Costello
Steve Nieve re-imagines the tunes he's helped make famous as the keyboardist in Elvis Costello's different backing bands, in a new solo show touring Australia
Rockhole’s hip hop success
A hip hop video made by and for the residents of Rockhole, a tiny Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory, that has been more successful than their wildest dreams.
Tasmanian Rock: The Wolfe Brothers
The Wolfe Brothers, two brothers and two friends from Tasmania, have made their way from playing covers in pubs and clubs across Tasmania, to finishing as runners-up on Australia's Got Talent in 2012, to building a national following while supporting...
Guy Pearce live in the studio
Guy Pearce has carved out a space in Australian film and television from Neighbours to the The Adventures of Priscilla and from Memento to The King's Speech, but only those close to him have known of his talent as a musician, singer and songwriter.
Monday Muse - David Kotlowy and Mayumi Kako
Music is integral to the Japanese tea ceremony.
- Melbourne, VIC