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Mojo Juju

After five years as founding member, songwriter and vocalist for notorious, seven piece noir punk/garage swing band ‘The Snake Oil Merchants’, a favourite on the Australian festival circuit, Melbourne artist Mojo Juju has made a bold departure from the big band and set out on her own.

Set to breakneck rhythms and hard-¬‐boiled stories from life on the road, Mojo Juju draws inspiration from the Jazz age, early blues and Latin American ‘Pachuco’ culture of the 1930’s and 1940’s.

Described as "Sleazy, jazzy, swingin’, rockin’ sass... and it all sounds so effortless" (Time Off), watch as Mojo Juju unveils a new posse of the slickest, suavest and deadliest guns on instruments yet.

Smooth, shiny & loaded with sin. The kind of music that could make a bishop kick a hole in a stained glass window. Mojo Juju sings songs that sound just like that night you can't quite remember, in that bar you swear you weren't at, with that girl you promise you've never met.
  
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The colours and rhythms, perfumes and passions of Spain come alive in music by three of its greatest composers.THE THREE-CORNERED HAT AND DANZAS FANTÁSTICAS – COMPOSED IN 1919This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music – a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project’s website; www.1000YearsofClassicalMusic.com. MANUEL DE FALLA 1876–19461-3 The Three-Cornered Hat – selectionsISAAC ALBÉNIZ 1860–1909 orch. Enrique Arbós 1863–19394-8 IberiaJOAQUÍN TURINA 1882–19499-11 Danzas fantásticasWest Australian Symphony OrchestraJorge Mester conductor
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Seeking out undiscovered resonances on the violin with new tuning patterns of his own invention, Biber created a profound musical meditation on Christian spirituality.This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music – a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project’s website; www.1000YearsofClassicalMusic.com.HEINRICH IGNAZ FRANZ von BIBER 1644–1704The Five Joyful Mysteries1-3 Sonata No. 1: The Annunciation4-6 Sonata No. 2: The Visitation7-9 Sonata No. 3: The Nativity of the Lord10 Sonata No. 4: Jesus Presented in the Temple11-14 Sonata No. 5: Jesus Found among the TeachersThe Five Sorrowful Mysteries15 Sonata No. 6: The Agony in the Garden16-17 Sonata No. 7: The Scourging18-19 Sonata No. 8: The Crowning with Thorns20-22 Sonata No. 9: The Carrying of the Cross23-25 Sonata No. 10: The CrucifixionElizabeth Wallfisch violinRosanne Hunt celloLinda Kent organ, harpsichord
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Love is the heartbeat of the whole universe:mysterious, proud, an agony and an ecstasy to the heart.LA TRAVIATAEmma Matthews – renowned as the finest Australian soprano of her generation – unveils her triumphant third album: Agony and Ecstasy.Inspired by words from Verdi’s opera La traviata, the album presents a rich and timeless journey through the many faces of love, drawing on opera that employed the power of music to bring alive experiences of the heart as never before.Agony and Ecstasy opens with a joyful expression of young love by Juliet in Gounod’s Shakespeare-inspired opera: ‘I want to live in this heady dream forever!’ A new mood is introduced by the calculating determination of Rosina to win her lover in The Barber of Seville; the album closes with the poignant desperation of Elvira’s ‘mad scene’ in I Puritani, when she thinks herself abandoned. Between these, we witness some of opera’s most vivid characters as they grapple with love.The eight arias – by Bellini, Rossini, Verdi, Donizetti and Gounod – were composed within sixty years of one another. Influenced by a Romantic desire to explore love and emotion, these composers were given the perfect vehicle by the bel canto compositional style, which prized both vocal fireworks and honest, heartfelt emotion.Matthews has given acclaimed live performances of many of the roles on the album throughout a career that has taken in opera houses and concert halls across the globe. The presence of legendary conductor Richard Bonynge – husband of the late Dame Joan Sutherland and mentor to Matthews – is strongly felt: she first performed many of these operas with him, and in some cases the ornamentation was handed on directly from Maestro Bonynge.Agony and Ecstasy was recorded with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra under the baton of conductor Andrea Molino by ARIA-Award-winning Tonmeister Virginia Read.Emma Matthews sopranoMelbourne Symphony OrchestraAndrea Molino conductorWith Steve Davislim tenor (tracks 4 and 9)
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A magical musical journey to the land where all good dreams come true.This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music – a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project’s website; www.1000YearsofClassicalMusic.com.PYOTR IL’YICH TCHAIKOVSKY 1840–1893The Nutcracker1 Miniature Overture2 Decorating the Christmas Tree3 March4 Arrival of Drosselmeyer5 Departure of the Guests – The Magic Begins6 Battle against the Mouse King7 Journey through the Snow8 Waltz of the Snowflakes9 The Enchanted Palace10 Arrival and Festive Welcome11 Chocolate (Spanish Dance)12 Coffee (Arab Dance)13 Tea (Chinese Dance)14 Trepak (Russian Dance)15 Dance of the Mirlitons (Flutes)16 Mother Gigogne and the Clowns17 Waltz of the Flowers18 Pas de deux19 Tarantella of Prince Charming20 Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy21 Coda22 Final WaltzQueensland Symphony OrchestraWerner Andreas Albert conductor
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Singer/songwriter Taasha Coates is better known as the voice of multi ARIA Award winning folk-rock darlings The Audreys.However with The Audreys currently on temporary hiatus, Taasha has released her very first solo album titled – Taasha Coates & Her Melancholy SweetheartsRecorded with fellow singer-songwriter and producer Shane Nicholson, the well loved front woman has found a new voice through her solo material. More personal and direct and flirting more obviously with alt-country, the songs swing between the saucy and the sad, all the while held down by that truly terrific voice.
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Wilson Pickers, five of Australia’s finest singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalists.The Wilson Pickers originally started as a side project in 2009, and went on to record 2x ARIA nominated albums, The Land Of The Powerful Owl (2009) and Shake It Down (2010).Back from a five year hiatus after beloved member Danny Widdicombe undertook treatment for Leukaemia. The Wilson Pickers return with a stellar third album ‘You Can’t Catch Fish from a Train’ out August 26th.The Album was recorded in the round at Church Farm Studios in Billinudgel, NSW over three days in February this year, the ten songs on the album feature the raw ebullience for which The Wilson Pickers are known, alongside heartfelt reflections on some of what life has thrown at this band of deft musicians and close friends.Nick DiDia (Bruce Springsteen, Rage Against The Machine, Bernard Fanning) mixed and mastered the album and has brought this passionate and powerful recording to brilliant fruition. There are guest appearances by Bernard Fanning (Powderfinger) and Rod Coe (Slim Dusty) making this highly anticipated release a very well credentialed recording with a lot of heart.
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triple j’s – Matt & Alex are hosts of the highly popular triple j breakfast show. Relive the laughs, silly moments and interviews from the last 3 years that make waking up to triple j breakfast memorable on this double album.Track Listing:CD 1:WelcomeScooby Bones Vs Boaty McBoatfaceTaste Tests Gone WrongHow To Get In Da ClubWhat Have You Eaten For Stuff?Niamh And Wade: A Love StoryRye Rye RyeA Creep Is Born: Justine From Masterchef Meets Matt OkineAn Ode To Our Dad’s Album Reviewsi. Like Father, Like Sonii. Mack Vs Chickeniii. Ian Dyson Out-Puns HimselfBrunch Boys InterludeMy Name Is…Worst Internet PurchasesFake Plastic CheeseChris Rock Reviews Matt’s ComedyRemembering Secret Drawer WeekSecret Drawer WeekLike Song DedicationsThe MALTYS (Matt & Alex Legend Of The Year Awards)i. Call Of The Yearii. Crumb Of The Yeariii. Hall Of FameCD 2:Doin’ NumbersNo-One Listens To Jeff GoldblumI Like You (One Day…)Ukiyo (Boilermakers 2015 Remix)Ukiyo (DJ Snorlax 2010 Remix)West CoastPork Is CheapBonus Weather Rap: Detachable InnisfailBonus Weather Rap: Is This How You Peel? (Orange)Bonus Weather Rap: What A CoonabarabranBonus Weather Rap Battle: Hits From The Dong{Ft. Albury Hepburn}Bonus Weather Rap: Sweet ValentineBonus Weather Rap: Enter The Tannum Sands ManPardon MePlay School Theme (Boilermakers 2016 Remix)Play School Theme (DJ Snorlax 2016 ComeInside Remix)Pack ’Er Up Bois (Goosebumpz Remix)Darude – Sandstorm
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Who called Shotgun? Bags packed? Check! Full tank? Check! Road trip tunes?The 2016 instalment of ABC Music’s Beaut Ute Anthems series features local and international artists; country music royalty together with gods of rock; and all the tracks you need for the road.Check! ….. Lets Hit It!Track Listing:CD 1:The Doobie Brothers – Long Train Runnin’Free – All Right NowRascal Flatts – Life Is a HighwayAdam Brand And The Outlaws – Six Days On The RoadBrad Paisley – Mr. PolicemanCarrie Underwood – Last NameDrew McAlister – ClydeJasmine Rae – I Faked ItTravis Collins – It Was WheelsBachman-Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing YetMeat Loaf – Bat Out Of HellJayne Denham – This Is RodeoZZ Top – Gimme All Your Lovin’McAlister Kemp – TatsTim Hicks – So Do IMontgomery Gentry – If It’s The Last Thing I DoC.W. McCall – ConvoyThe Wilson Pickers – Pulled Apart By HorsesCD 2:Dierks Bentley – Free And Easy (Down The Road I Go)Stealers Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With YouCatherine Britt – I’m GoneTroy Cassar-Daley – Road ReadyLittle Big Town – Good As GoneKenny Chesney – Ain’t Back YetJody Direen – One Way TicketMaddie & Tae – Girl In A Country SongLady Antebellum – CompassEaston Corbin – Lovin’ You Is FunThe Wolfe Brothers – Beer Tastes BetterShooter Jennings – Gone To CarolinaThe Road Hammers – I’m A Road HammerCharlie Daniels – The Devil Went Down To GeorgiaMiranda Lambert – Dry TownGeorge Baker Selection – Little Green BagDean Brody – Sunday DriveThe Sunny Cowgirls – Gonna Drive
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Roy & HG are the much loved Australian comedy duo, comprising Greig Pickhaver in the role of “H.G. Nelson” and John Doyle as “’Rampaging Roy Slaven”.Written and hosted by the duo; the live, improvised, and satirical radio program This Sporting Life aired on triple j from 1986 to 2008.Their act is an affectionate but irreverent parody of Australia’s obsession with sport. Their characters are based on archetypes in sports journalism: Nelson the excitable announcer, Slaven the retired sportsman turned expert commentator.To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of This Sporting Life; the best moments are set for release on this double CD.
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Who called Shotgun? Bags packed? Check! Full tank? Check! Road trip tunes?The 2016 instalment of ABC Music’s Beaut Ute Anthems series features local and international artists; country music royalty together with gods of rock; and all the tracks you need for the road.Check! ….. Lets Hit It!Track Listing:CD 1:1. The Doobie Brothers – Long Train Runnin’2. Free – All Right Now 3. Rascal Flatts – Life Is a Highway 4. Adam Brand And The Outlaws – Six Days On The Road5. Brad Paisley – Mr. Policeman6. Carrie Underwood – Last Name7. Drew McAlister – Clyde8. Jasmine Rae – I Faked It9. Travis Collins – It Was Wheels10. Bachman-Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet 11. Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell12. Jayne Denham – This Is Rodeo13. ZZ Top – Gimme All Your Lovin’14. McAlister Kemp – Tats15. Tim Hicks – So Do I16. Montgomery Gentry – If It’s The Last Thing I Do17. C.W. McCall – Convoy 18. The Wilson Pickers – Pulled Apart By HorsesCD 2:1. Dierks Bentley – Free And Easy (Down The Road I Go) 2. Stealers Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With You 3. Catherine Britt – I’m Gone4. Troy Cassar-Daley – Road Ready5. Little Big Town – Good As Gone 6. Kenny Chesney – Ain’t Back Yet7. Jody Direen – One Way Ticket8. Maddie & Tae – Girl In A Country Song 9. Lady Antebellum – Compass10. Easton Corbin – Lovin’ You Is Fun 11. The Wolfe Brothers – Beer Tastes Better12. Shooter Jennings – Gone To Carolina 13. The Road Hammers – I’m A Road Hammer14. Charlie Daniels – The Devil Went Down To Georgia15. Miranda Lambert – Dry Town16. George Baker Selection – Little Green Bag 17. Dean Brody – Sunday Drive18. The Sunny Cowgirls – Gonna Drive
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ABC Jazz presents The Dinner Sessions, an album that invites you into the very best kind of evening. Let the beguiling vocals of Sarah McKenzie and Michelle Nicolle help the day melt away, and the mellow instrumentals of James Morrison, Don Burrows and Jonathan Zwartz set the scene for a relaxing dinner.1 Travelling Song Jonathan Zwartz2 Lucky 13 Kristin Berardi3 When Lights Are Low The Swing Street Orchestra4 I Can't Get Started Don Burrows & James Morrison5 Azure Michelle Nicolle6 Fool on a Hill Paul Grabowsky7 Bee Stephen Magnusson8 I Won’t Dance Sarah McKenzie9 Visby Dale Barlow10 Waltzing Matilda Judy Bailey Trio11 Squeeze Me Don Burrows & James Morrison12 Musica para meu pai Jonathan Zwartz
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We’d always suspected it – and over the past couple of years, Australians have confirmed it.During 2015, Christopher Lawrence – then presenting ABC Classic FM’s Morning show – began to ask his listeners what Mozart fixed for them. The reaction was instantaneous, and the answer came back loud and clear: everything from broken hearts to dripping taps. Lawrence took the idea with him to the Classic Drive show in 2016, and most recently Classic Breakfast's Phillip Sametz has also started to offer fix-it Mozart moments to listeners busy with the challenges of the weekday morning.Now, in an indispensable album from ABC Classics, a selection of Mozart’s music whose restorative power has been verified by you: the perfect antidote to all life’s woes from the ultimate handyman and heart-healer. We recommend that you keep it close by at all times.Proof from ABC Classic FM listeners that Mozart really does fix everything“Mozart – he's nothing short of a miracle worker. He has just fixed the flat tyre on our wheel barrow!”“He did it! Mozart just finished last Friday's cryptic crossword for me.”“Mozart turned down the volume of the loud person on my bus.”“Mozart fixes the springs in my legs.”“You should know that Mozart has just made my milk-laden corn flakes crunchy again.”“Mozart fixed Monday-itis! Now I’m going to work smiling!”