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Museyon’s Guide To…Splendour in the Grass

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  Splendour in the Grass is Australia’s largest, Winter festival, taking place from July 30th to August 1st, and is so popular that in past years, tickets have sold out in a matter of hours with scalped tickets going for over $3,000 on Ebay. This year, the line-up is once again worthy of desperate measures as the festival welcomes a ... Read More »

Australia’s Unexpected Record-Breaking Painting Is Charmingly Antipodean

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  Australians are a cheery lot, only apt to lose their senses of humor when we from the Northern Hemisphere point our their congenital case of good vibes. But looking at the newest painting to hold the title of Australia’s most expensive native artwork, it’s hard not to point out the it’s tongue-and-cheek attitude and what that says about the ... Read More »

Art in Transit: Van Gogh Goes Down Under as Picasso and Pals Head to Cuba

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  For a couple of dead fellows, they do get around. News from the art world has masterpieces by two of Museyon’s favorites headed to new climes. First, a selection of 112 works from Paris’ renowned Musée D’Orsay are currently on display at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, including Paul Gauguin’s “Tahitian Women on the Beach” (1891) and ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

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In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

Ask The Locals: Deloris

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Melbourne rockers Deloris are currently in the studio with a new line-up and a new sound. We’re eagerly awaiting the results, but in the meantime we chatted with the band’s singer/songwriter Marcus Teague about the state of the Australian scene. He gave us tons of insider tips — including his exhaustive guide to Melbourne’s venues and his picks for Australia’s ... Read More »

Behind The Scene: Brisbane

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The recipe for a rock ‘n’ roll explosion is simple: Take a bunch of frustrated teenagers. Mix equal parts isolation and desolation. Stir in a lot of boredom and add a conservative society for good measure. That’s exactly what gave birth to Brisbane, Australia’s mid-’70s art rock revolution.    From the moment The Saints released their genre-defining “(I’m) Stranded” — ... Read More »

Introducing…

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Listen up and look out … Music+Travel Worldwide is coming! The latest from Museyon Guides, Music+Travel tours the globe searching for the freshest sounds coolest scenes, and it hits bookstores this October. Visit 12 cities from Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Addis Ababa to Australia. There you’ll discover the sounds of experimental music, new cumbia, Ethiopop, art rock and much, ... Read More »

wowOwow: the sequel

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Last week the fabulous females at Women on the Web featured Museyon’s Film + Travel guide to Europe. Today they’re at it again, this time featuring our guide to Asia, Africa and Oceania. Check out their most excellent slideshow includes a scene from the classic flick ‘Out of Africa.’ Then find out which North African nation‘s architecture and terrain make it ... Read More »

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