the music app

22nd April, 2015

The Music App 2.0 has released The Music App 2.0, a major version update to the existing The Music App, which is designed to make it easier for you to plan your weekends and gig plans, as well as stay up-to-date with what’s happening in Sydney.

The update features a significant redesign to the app’s home screen which now provides streamlined navigation as well as immediate access to the latest news being posted to the site.

You can also search for gigs within a 1km, 3km, 5km or 10km radius. You can also search for gigs in a particular venue, or gigs by an artist of your choice.

The redesigned app was created in collaboration with developer Pete Kavanagh of The 404.

The Music App version 2.0 is available for free download for iOS (an Android update will follow within the week.



Nominees for the annual Jazz Bell Awards have been announced for all seven award categories, celebrating Australia’s best talent in the jazz world.

The Awards will take place in Melbourne’s grand Regent Theatre Ballroom on Thursday, 30 April, and will be hosted by journalist and television presenter, Helen Kapalos.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album

Josh Kyle & Sam Keevers — Songs Of Friends

Tom Barton — Aspirations

Sarah McKenzie — We Could Be Lovers

best australian modern jazz album

Paul Grabowsky — The Bitter Suite

Daniel Susnjar — Su Su Nje

James Mustafa Jazz Orchestra — The Last Sanctuary

Best Australian Contemporary ‘avant-garde’ Jazz Album

Monash Art Ensemble: George — Hexis

Barney McAll/Trio Feral: Trio Feral — Don’t Feed

Paul Van Ross — My Cuban Soul

best australian traditional jazz album

James Morrison — A-Z Of Jazz

The Hunter & Pointers — The Hunters & Pointers

Geoff Bull — Clarence Williams Tribute

Best Jazz Song of the Year

Paul Grabowsky — Black Saffron

Penelope Sai — Some Kind Of Dream

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