The Jezabels – Young Woman Rising

Posted by Aphra Magazine on 4/3/16. The Jezabels have never been a band shy about challenging gender equality; just consider their name taken from the biblical character of Jezebel, a woman who has been unfairly represented in history. Since forming in 2007, the alternative/pop-synth band from Sydney have found success with three EPs, two albums […]

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Deena: On musical independence

Posted by Aphra Magazine on 22/12/15. Deena isn’t bound by the expectations of others, nor does she adhere to mainstream music standards. The indie bluesy-rock musician from Brisbane originally started writing music as an emotional outlet following the death of one of her close friends. And years on it continues to be impassioned, moving and […]

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Jamie Lawson

Posted by Aphra Magazine on 5/10/15. UK singer/songwriter Jamie Lawson released his first album Last Night Stars in 2003 and, with multiple releases now behind him, is on the verge of a new acoustic beauty in the form of Jamie Lawson. He’s perhaps most known for his 2011 single ‘Wasn’t Expecting That’, which achieved double platinum status, but […]

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Jamie Lawson

Posted by Aphra Magazine on 5/10/15. UK singer/songwriter Jamie Lawson released his first album Last Night Stars in 2003 and, with multiple releases now behind him, is on the verge of a new acoustic beauty in the form of Jamie Lawson. He’s perhaps most known for his 2011 single ‘Wasn’t Expecting That’, which achieved double platinum status, but […]

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Sister Jane – Frontier

Posted by Aphra Magazine on 28/9/15. Rarely do we see a band coincide the announcement of their breakup with the release of a new album; Sydney’s Sister Jane may just be breaking new ground here. Having endured the tumultuous departure of frontman Dan Davey in 2014—the presser describing a ‘man on the brink who turned […]

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Tim Wheatley: On his new album and fifteen-year career

Posted by Aphra Magazine on 17/9/15. Tim Wheatley is a folk rock singer from Melbourne. He has most recently been electrifying the alt-rock scene with a national tour celebrating his new album,Cast of Yesterday, and single, ‘Valerie’. Both contain his personal Australian twist—developed throughout his fifteen-year journey as a musician—with a signature country twang. The […]

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