In one among his most profound achievements, Michael Gudinski pulled collectively final yr’s distinctive Music From the Residence Entrance live performance in 9 days.
Uniting musicians from Australia and New Zealand with folks at dwelling in lockdown as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the live performance was seen by near 1.5 million folks. This coming Anzac Day eve Music From the Residence Entrance will likely be staged once more – solely this time it can function a mixture of dwell leisure from Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl and pre-recorded performances from artists together with Jimmy Barnes, Amy Shark, Tina Area, Vance Pleasure, Mia Wray, the Rubens, Lime Cordiale, Tash Sultana, Bliss N Eso, Hayley Mary with You Am I, Jerome Farah and Kasey Chambers.
Gudinski, who died on March 2, wrote in liner notes for the Music From the Residence Entrance triple album that he was “so happy with the present and humbled by the response to our unimaginable music expertise”, including that on behalf of “all of the artists and everybody in our superb music trade I thanks, the followers”, for his or her assist.
In near 50 years of shaping and supporting the Australian music scene, Music From the Residence Entrance was a second of “significant celebration”, in response to the Mushroom boss, who rated it amongst his most vital accomplishments in a life and profession devoted to fostering and spruiking home-grown expertise.
Jimmy Barnes, who carried out just lately on the state memorial service for Gudinski, instructed The Sunday Age and Sydney Morning Herald he’d wish to see Music From the Residence Entrance grow to be an annual occasion.
“It was Michael’s ardour, because it was for his entire profession, to champion Australia and Australian artists,” Barnes mentioned. “I’d like to see that nice work proceed with a yearly occasion in his honour.”
Barnes mentioned probably the most highly effective music “comes from the guts and it’s necessary that it connects with folks’s hearts” and he’ll be giving “120 per cent like we at all times do” for this month’s Music From the Residence Entrance. “We’re trying ahead to showing on the present with so many nice Australian acts,” he mentioned.
Newly appointed Mushroom Group chief govt Matt Gudinski mentioned staging Music From the Residence Entrance a second time “resonates deeply with all of us at Mushroom” and can additional assist the trade his father cherished.