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American rock icon Lou Reed dies aged 71

American rock icon Lou Reed has passed away in New York aged 71. Reed, who co-founded notorious rock band Velvet Underground was a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty years of punk music. Famous for fusing art and music- Reed alongside his band Velvet Underground revolutionised the industry in the 60s…


Get to know Tim Rogers

The countdown is on. There’s just a week left before the premiere of STUDIO at the MEMO and we can’t wait for Australia to experience this all-singing, all-dancing, outrageous new cabaret series. Starting next Tuesday 16 July at 8.30pm, STUDIO at the MEMO will be giving audiences an access-all-areas pass to one of Australia’s most…


Ray Manzarek, founding member of The Doors, has died aged 74

Yesterday the world was saddened to hear the news that Ray Manzarek, founding member of The Doors, passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 74. Manzarek founded The Doors after meeting then-poet Jim Morrison in California.The band went on to become one of the most successful rock ‘n’ roll acts to emerge from…


Studio Rock Icons: Supertramp – Breakfast In America Live In Paris

Friday 13 July, 8.30pm

British progressive rock band Supertramp formed in 1969. Their sixth album, Breakfast in America, was released in March 1979, and reached #3 in the UK and #1 in the United States where it stayed on top for six weeks. Don’t miss this iconic live performance of Supertramp at the Paris Pavilion. The band performs all of…


Great Australian Albums

Thursday 19 April, 9.30pm

This documentary series examines four of the all-time classic Australian albums, diving headlong into the creative process to uncover the motivations and goals of the artists. Revealing the work, struggles and triumphs behind each iconic album, the series is an illuminating look at Australian music. Thursday 5 April 9.30pm                   Diorama By Silverchair Silverchair singer Daniel…