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The Simpsons creator’s Aussie Netflix twist

The Simpsons spoof U.S. president Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office. Courtesy: FOX Adam Briggs has been tapped by The Simpsons’ creator Matt Groenig. Picture: AAP AUSTRALIAN rapper and actor Adam Briggs has joined the dream team of comedy as a writer on the new animated adult series from …

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The real story behind YMCA

Recognise this man? He’s the founding Village Person who co-wrote all their biggest hits. And he’s back. Picture: Supplied THE Village People’s YMCA was never meant to be a gay anthem — according to the man who wrote it. Victor Willis, the disco band’s founding member and original singer, wrote …

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Father John lights up Melbourne

Father John Misty performs during Splendour in the Grass 2017 on July 21, 2017 Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images JOSH Tillman emerges from the darkness to a stage lit up like a sunrise. We are seated — yes, seated — and uncertain, like schoolchildren hauled into assembly or sinners at Sunday …

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‘The Dr Geoffrey Yunupingu I knew’

Dr G Yunupingu, the blind Indigenous singer, has died in a Darwin hospital aged 46. Dr G. Yunupingu died in Darwin on Tuesday. Picture: Skinnyfish HE was an international singing superstar whose angelic voice won him the adoration of fans and fellow music legends all over the world. But Multiple …

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Mikey Cahill shows you some of the best viral vids from this week Canadian rock band Arcade Fire with new record Everything Now (pic by Guy Aroch supplied by Sony Music) Do Arcade Fire? Will Carole King be queen again? How sharp are Nine Inch Nails? Is Dan the Sultan …

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Iconic singer Gurrumul dies aged 46

ARIA winner Dr G Yunupingu has died. ABORIGINAL musical great Dr G Yunupingu has died, aged 46, after a long battle with illness, his music label has confirmed. The multi ARIA Award winner, whose full name news.com.au has withheld due to cultural reasons, died in Royal Darwin Hospital yesterday. “Dr …

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Singer Dr G. Yunupingu dies aged 46

World famous blind Aboriginal singer Dr G. Yunupingu passed away in Darwin yesterday. Picture: Supplied. DR G. Yunupingu, one of Australia’s most treasured artists, has died after a long battle with chronic illness. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter made an indelible contribution to Australian culture, introducing his indigenous culture to …

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What happened to the music generation gap?

Brisbane rock group Powderfinger reunited at Splendour … minus the drummer, who wasn’t told. Courtesy: 9 NEWS WE like your old stuff better than your new stuff was the mantra for Splendour In The Grass last weekend. Millennials appear to have adopted the music idols of their parents according to …

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Bieber abruptly cancels rest of world tour

Justin Bieber was banned from China, and even though Beijing’s Culture Bureau called him a talented singer, they say he has engaged in a series of bad behaviors, both in his social life and during a previous performance in China. This file photo taken on September 20, 2016 shows Canadian …

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Drummer left out of Powderfinger reunion

Brisbane rock group Powderfinger reunited at Splendour … minus the drummer, who wasn’t told. Courtesy: 9 NEWS Bernard Fanning performs during Splendour in the Grass 2017. Picture: Getty POWDERFINGER drummer Jon Coghill has dismissed not being called up to join the band’s first gig in nine years at the Splendour …

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