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MUSIC REVIEW: JEN GLOECKNER

This is perhaps less a review and more an overview of three albums by Iowa based artist JEN GLOECKNER, covering Miles Away (2003), Mouth of Mars (2010), and Vine (2017).

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VINYL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY - THE RAW SPACE EXPERIENCE

Unless you’ve been idling on a remote desert island for the last few years, you’ll have read about Streaming ad nausea. Streaming music is clearly here to stay but it’s also evolving to a point where we now have an artist creating an...

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MUSIC REVIEW: CAMILLE THURMAN - ‘INSIDE THE MOMENT’

With this release, Chesky Records stakes a claim in the MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) format, paired as it is, with the re-mastering of Rebecca Pidgeon’s 'THE RAVEN', both due for release at the end of May.

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KEF’S AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR IS A BONAFIDE VINYL FANATIC

KEF Australia have appointed a new brand ambassador. Widely known on social media and around the globe, Sydney based Steve Kouta is a music and vinyl enthusiast that has attracted over 50,000 followers on Instagram in just over two years.

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GLOBAL MUSIC SALES ARE BOOMING BUT AUSTRALIA IS LAGGING BEHIND

While global streaming music sales recorded a massive 60.4 per cent growth in income for the 2016 financial year, Australia’s share of the market isn’t keeping pace.

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NEIL YOUNG PUSHES XSTREAM MUSIC SERVICE

If you're a fan of TV show Empire from FOX, you'd be familiar with XStream, a streaming music service created by the label in a bid to drive the record company into the future.

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STREAM TO OWN, WITH VOLTRA

While the music consumption and distribution model has changed significantly over the last half-decade, one thing that has not changed is the ridiculously little revenue the artists themselves are receiving from streaming platforms.

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MUSIC REVIEW: SANTANA, LOTUS

Hot on the heels of Audio Fidelity winding back on their excellent run of Surround Sound SACDs, this is a very interesting choice for the label.

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Showcasing Audio Visual to the Masses with the Melbourne International HiFi Show 2017

Billed by many as Australia's best ever HiFi Show, the International HiFi Show returns to Melbourne next year, November 3rd-5th 2017.

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Australian Musician Mary Webb Puts It All On The Line

Captivating vocals, catchy, offbeat guitar picking and a swig of poetry, you can see why Mary Webb has been described as "a shining light" in Adelaide's Folk scene. Now, Mary takes off to the big US of A, and needs your support.

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Classic Albums Sunday Launches in Sydney

You may have heard of Classic Albums Sunday, or 'CAS', for short. The brainchild of Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy, who wanted people to hear music in the way she had; contextually, communally, uninterrupted, and of course, in 'high fidelity'.

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MUSIC REVIEW: Macy Gray - Stripped

Audiophile label Chesky Records released Macy Gray's 'Stripped' album in September. StereoNET's music guru, David Martin takes a listen.

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Cold Chisel ‘The Live Tapes’ Vol 2 on Vinyl

Cold Chisel have a new vinyl release this week. The Live Tapes, Vol 2 - 'Live At The Bombay Rock' has been lovingly mastered for thick, 180g vinyl and packaged in beautiful double-album, gatefold packaging and manufactured in limited numbers.

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MUSIC REVIEW: Trivium - Silence In The Snow

In the almost irrelevant Latin language, a Trivium is a place where three roads meet, etymologically speaking. For Florida metal band Trivium, it’s a three-way intersection between metal core, melodic death metal and thrash, although most critics may ques

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MUSIC REVIEW: Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon

Former trouble-maker choir girl, Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, better known as Lana Del Rey, has again released a crowd pleaser in the form of new release “Honeymoon”.

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MUSIC REVIEW: Ozark Henry - Paramount

When Belgian musician, songwriter, and producer PIET GODDAER pulls on his trousers each morning, then steps out the front door, he becomes OZARK HENRY.

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Music Review: ‘When Sharpies Ruled’ - A Vicious Selection

The release of this well curated retrospective throws the 'Winnie Blue' glow of recognition on to one of the funniest, oddest, strangest eras of Aussie Rock. Ah, yes. The Seventies.

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