Molly Meldrum back on the box and a big Motherland hooroo

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | A Ding Dong welcome back for a Melbourne institution as well as Mr Molly Meldrum, and a sad hooroo from an Aussie music maestro in London.

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Aussies set to invade Edinburgh Fringe, surf’s up for the Beach Boys and Oz without the cringe

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | The Australian bill for Edinburgh Fringe is taking shape while back home The Beach Boys are set to ride a wave of nostalgia and an unknown Tassie singer takes us to the world.

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Long way to the top for Gotye, a One Night Stand and The Voice drowned out

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | In England, it never rains it pours – so in the midst of our live music gluttony spare a thought for our compatriots back home who don’t get this pick or value for money.

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Music is streaming, help for the Hard Ons, and vale to our fallen musicians

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | Hard man Hard On Peter ‘Blackie’ Black on the road to recovery; Spotify launches in Australia; and we remember late Australian music veterans Robin Gibb and Peter Jones.

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Sun worshippers, Australian guitar gods and indigenous Triple J

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | While Empire of the Sun tease us with their much anticipated second album, we salute those Aussie guitar gods who have rocked our socks.

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Epic sets, nasty dunnies and an Aussie music feud

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | We’ve got the low down on the Kate Miller-Hiedke v Anthony Callea stoush; plus Smokin’ Joe Mehkael plans his revenge and the Annandale Hotel dunnies get a make over.

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Big building goes bang, who’s got the Voice and unleashing the inner Rage

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | The Queen might be celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this year but one of Australia’s treasures is celebrating its silver jubilee this week. Plus we get the lowdown on Rachel from The Voice and check in on the Ent Cent.

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Cat power, Purple royalty and One Direction

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | We’ve had to work extra hard this week, scouring through Australian news and reports, to find other music news than the One Direction boys visiting Down Under. But we uncovered that Mossy is a ‘pussy’ and Prince is coming to Oz.

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Musical conspiracy, icon remixed and farewell to a Little legend

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | This week we say farewell to an Aussie music legend; we throw our hat in the ring for the contemporary v classical music debate; and we get funky to ‘the best cold beer’ remix.

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Kimbra’s turn, bye bye Jet and Aussie milestones

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | Kimbra now top of the pops, Jet landing low and some milestones for our Aussie icons.

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SxSW, flooded out and return from the motherland

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | Australian Times Music Editor Paul Judge returns to the hot seat after a month in Oz and is instantly back in the know with golden Aussie music news and gossip.

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The Sheila supporting Australian songwriters in Europe

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | This week we’ve got a lady right near the top of Aussie pop in Europe guest editing Music from the Motherland. Cathi Odgen is the go to woman for all Aussie musicians in the UK and she’s got a bit of advice for our aspiring musos.

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Chris Hawkins and his BBC Radio 6 Aussie playlist

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | BBC Radio 6 presenter Chris Hawkins guest edits Music from the Motherland this week to give you his thoughts on the state of Aussie music and where to next.

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London life according to Bonfire Nights

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | This week’s Music from the Motherland guest writers are the glamorous up-and-coming Aussie band in London, Bonfire Nights…

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How Tara Minton came to be an artist in London…

MUSIC FROM THE MOTHERLAND | Backpack Sounds continues its residency as guest editor of Music from the Motherland – and they’re proud to present a tale of adventure from their favourite electric harpest! Introducing Miss Tara Minton…

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