Midnight Oil

Posted 1 Mar 2017 @ 10:28am

In a fight to keep tickets away from scalpers selling them off for exorbitant prices, Midnight Oil have added another Melbourne show due to popular demand. 


The Oils hope this additional supply of tickets in the market will reduce the ability of scalpers to unscrupulously profit from the passion of their fans. 


Posted 21 Feb 2017 @ 4:13pm

Hell yes. 


Fresh from announcing their world tour and Victorian shows, Midnight Oil will be taking on hosting duties with seminal Aussie music show, Rage. 


They'll be playing some certified bangers including Radio Birdman, Divinyls, Regurgitator, Yothu Yindi, PJ...

Posted 17 Feb 2017 @ 10:07am

The legendary Midnight Oil have confirmed their Aussie tour dates, stepping back onto the stage in one of the most hotly anticipated tours for 2017. 


The Great Circle tour will see the classic Oils lineup travel the world, climaxing with a string of homecoming shows. 
"Your musical heart never stops beating, even if you're doing other things at the time. You can...

Posted 16 Feb 2017 @ 6:41pm

The legendary Midnight Oil are reforming for a very special show. 


The iconic Australian band last performed at Melbourne's Sound Relief concert in 2009 after formally splitting in 2002. Now, the seminal group are getting back together for what's promising to be a huge tour. 


As ...

Posted 1 Jul 2014 @ 3:38pm

Every band that’s ever attained success – big or small – started out as a local unknown fighting for recognition. It’s hard to imagine now, but legendary Australian rockers and political heralds Midnight Oil didn’t always have their sights set on such bold accomplishments.


“At the time it was about getting from gig to gig and song to song and album to album,” says drummer Rob...

Posted 8 Nov 2013 @ 12:18pm

With just two weeks to go before the festival kicks off, QMF have dropped their final announcement.


A selection of the festival's 2013 performers will be getting together to perform a Midnight Oil tribute show. Chance Waters, King Of The North, Siskin RIver, Twin Beasts and other special guests will be playing renditions of...

Posted 22 Feb 2012 @ 11:09am


The second single from So Pretend has a watery, shimmering surface and a folksy vocal melody. The combination is sweet and familiar, evoking both The Church and Paul Kelly, or maybe Paul Kelly singing with The Church. The chorus is more like a gentle riff on Empire Of The Sun, sailing dreamlike on the back of a rippling synth and some lovely male harmonies.


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