Duende Indalo Debut Album Launch

Inspired by the likes of Dhafer Youssef, Antonio Forcione and bass guitar mastery reminiscent of Jaco Pastorius, instrumental genre crossing musicians Duende Indalo play an eclectic mix of world music fusing together Flamenco, Jazz, Middle Eastern, Latin and ambient sounds to create something wholly unique. Duende Indalo release their highly anticipated debut album at The […]

Balmy Nights 2023

Since inception Balmy Nights has grown steadily to become a fully-fledged Music and Arts Festival. Evolving from a live music focussed outing into a celebration of the multiple artistic mediums delivered at The Cannery Arts Centre. Supporting events have been created, to invite the wider community to experience elements of our primary event. In 2023, […]


WAMCON 2023 16 – 18 NOVEMBER 2023 THE RECHABITE, NORTHBRIDGE We are beyond excited to present to you our incredible keynote speakers who will be joining us at WAMCon 2023. This year we will be joined by Sub Pop Records CEO, Megan Jasper. Sub Pop Records is an independent record label based in Seattle, Washington […]

Chats with WAM – Dal Jones

In this series of articles, WAM Song of The Year ‘Act Belong Commit’ category finalists chat to Bob Gordon about music and mental health. Dal Jones has been nominated in the Act Belong Commit Category of the WAM Song Of The Year competition with Kaya. “I was sitting with my kids talking one morning going […]

Chats with WAM – Jordan Anthony

Jordan Anthony leads the SOTY field this year with two songs in three categories. Tell us a bit about yourself and your music. Who is Jordan Anthony? I’ve always loved storytelling through my music and taking real world problems that a lot of us go through and creating it into a catchy and digestible pop […]

Winners Reveal – Song of the Year 2023

With the live awards event at Freo.Social now ticked and toasted, we’re proud to announce the winners of the 2023 WAM Song of the Year competition presented by Act Belong Commit. The results echo the diversity and talent amongst both emerging and established artists in the West Australian contemporary music scene, and why we’re so […]

Song of the Year 2023 – Nominees Announced

The quest to find WA’s best songwriting talent is well and truly on as West Australian Music (WAM) announce the outstanding list of nominees for the 2023 Song of the Year competition presented by Act Belong Commit. WAM Song of the Year is the state’s premier songwriting competition, with 2023 nominees in the running for […]

Demos from Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance

West Australian Music (WAM) is excited to announce the release of its fifteenth regional recording compilation – Demos from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance. The 23-track double album is the first of its kind in WAM’s acclaimed regional recording series, showcasing the stunning juxtaposition of stories, song and landscapes between two music communities on either […]

Nurturing New Noise with WAM’s Digital Tool Kit and Website

WAM usher in the new school term with the launch of the digital New Noise tool kit and website, plus the new Musicians in Residence schools program. WAM have teamed up with Act Belong Commit to make it even easier for educators, learners and artists to get involved with New Noise, and support their mental wellness through music. Delivered as part […]