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Photo Gallery: Julia Jacklin - Metro Theatre, Sydney (25.05.17)

Mikki Gomez, May 26, 2017

Rising star Julia Jacklin played her biggest headline show in Sydney to date last night at the Metro Theatre, wowing crowds and delivering a powerful set. Mikki Gomez was there to ...
Single of the Day: Mikhael Paskalev "Shotgun" (2017)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 26, 2017

Mikhael Paskalev is back with another sparkly number, this time in "Shotgun". A fine return from the Norwegian pop maestro - with swirling textural vibes akin to popular Tears For ...
From Aldous to Dean: The 8 Best Performances at The UK's Great Escape

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 26, 2017

Now the dust has finally settled on The Great Escape for another year and a flight back to Australia beckons, I've been loading up my flight playlist and have come to land on my to...
Music Video of the Day: Baby Blue "New Girlfriend" (2017)

Margy Noble, May 26, 2017

We give Melbourne's Baby Blue a lot of love, and for good reason. The four-piece, fronted by Rhea Caldwell, are a genre-spanning group, spinning through grooving 60's rock, indi...
The prolific Martin Kennedy talks about Kilbey Kennedy's fifth record Glow and Fade

Larry Heath, May 26, 2017

The Church frontman Steve Kilbey and All India Radio's Martin Kennedy have been releasing music under the guise Kilbey Kennedy since 2009, and today the prolific pair have release...
Live Review: Julia Jacklin + Jaala - Metro Theatre, Sydney (25.05.17)

Dylan Marshall, May 26, 2017

There was a song on Phoenix’s Bankrupt album called ‘Trying To Be Cool”, which is a fair description for a lot people you see at gigs. I mean, maybe they really do dress and ...

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Check out the trailer for Season Two of Laura Imbruglia's Amateur Hour

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 24, 2017

Laura Imbruglia's Amateur Hour returns for a second season, bringing to screen seven episodes featuring interviews, music and more. The DIY style variety show has been filmed in ...
A frank series of discussions about mental health in the music industry to take place around the country

Adrienne Goode, May 22, 2017

Musicians around Australia will have the opportunity to engage in frank discussions about mental health thanks to a just announced series Music and the Mind: Panels on Mental Hea...
Aussies shine while Europe demonstrates their position as one of music's biggest players at The Great Escape

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 21, 2017

The Great Escape wound up for another year overnight, with the beating heart of Brighton's cultural district and city surrounds hosting one final night of eclectic and diverse liv...
Sampa The Great reigns supreme as The Great Escape Festival wraps up its first night

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 19, 2017

The Great Escape brought its A-game to the first official day of proceedings out in Brighton this Thursday. The rain did not deter the delegates and punters from embracing the shee...
Sounds Australia makes another impressive impact during the first day of The Great Escape

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 19, 2017

The SOUNDS AUSTRALIA crew have always maintained an impressive presence internationally, The Great Escape proving to be no exception to the rule for another year. Kicking off the...
South Australia's finest emerging talent to be showcased across the city's East End via Scouted

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 16, 2017

Some of Adelaide's best emerging talent will be put front in centre for national industry to get a taste of with the newly announced Scouted showcase series, announced by MusicSA ...

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Album Review: Zander Hawley - When I Get Blue (2017 LP)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 24, 2017

Zander Hawley is an American songwriter truly coming into his own with this, his debut album, When I Get Blue. Having first come across his music a few years ago (he is one half o...
We attend Tune Out 2017 ft. Horace Bones, Black Bats and more at The Bendigo Hotel

Margy Noble, May 23, 2017

One in four performing artists have attempted or considered suicide. More than one in three performing artists, and one in four industry support workers, report mental health probl...
Review: Rain came to dampen The Great Escape but instead, the global music industry embraced the conditions in 2017

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 23, 2017

Ah, The Great Escape. Snipping at the heels of its American counterpart, SXSW, the British festival - established for music discovery - has grown considerably in recent year, dr...
Live Review: Methyl Ethel + Erasers + Reef Prince - Corner Hotel, Melbourne (19.05.17)

Giselle Bueti, May 21, 2017

Playing their third sold out night in a row at the Corner Hotel in Richmond, Methyl Ethel treated Melbourne punters to a delightful night of eargasms. Having just toured Europe and...
Album Review: San Cisco - The Water (2017 LP)

Kristen Settinelli, May 18, 2017

The coolest kids on the block and possibly the sweetest kids of the bunch - Western Australian band San Cisco are back with The Water, a serenade of rich insistent pop tunes. L...
In defence of Harry Styles: leaving the chaos of One Direction for an alluring new sound

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 17, 2017

I'll put my hand up in admitting that I was never a One Direction loyalist. I remember seeing the band perform on their first Australian tour as a member of the keen-eyed media ...

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Exclusive Premiere: Billy Davis and The Good Lords are "Golden" on PBS Radio's Studio 5 Live Series

Larry Heath, May 23, 2017

Our friends at PBS 106.7 FM are holding their annual Radio Festival right now, driving subscriptions to one of Melbourne - and Australia's - finest community radio stations. Entire...
Music Video of the Day: Overcoats "Leave The Light On" (2017)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 23, 2017

New York duo Overcoats are JJ Mitchell and Hana Elion - two musicians who have captivated our attention recently. Their debut album YOUNG is out now - exuding excitement and c...
Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Splendidid "coco.sexbreath"

Margy Noble, May 22, 2017

Melbourne's Splendidid (not a typo) have been crafting a niche for themselves in the inner North's music scene over the last eight months. Voracious gigging has allowed the group...
Single of the Day: Night Drive "Trapeze Artist Regrets" (2017)

Laura Kebby, May 22, 2017

After some 80s inspired electronica for your ears? We've got you covered. Ahead of the release of their upcoming debut self titled record, Night Drive have given us a delicious f...
Single of the Day: Juñor ft. Mann "Top Flight" (2017)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 19, 2017

Melbourne's Juñor has this time found himself mixing things up with LA's Mann - known for his work with the likes of Kendrick and Frank Ocean - on new single "Top Flight". A...
Digging Deep or Digging Down? A Muse fan's first impression of the band's new single, "Dig Down"

Jennifer Quinlin, May 19, 2017

Muse dropped their brand new single, "Dig Down", overnight and the reaction has been varied. Sounding a lot like "Madness" from The 2nd Law it has a slow, pulsating bassline - poss...

Music Video of the Day: Dear Seattle "Afterthought" (2017)

Margy Noble, May 19, 2017

Sydney's Dear Seattle started turning heads after uploading some pretty amazing tracks to triple j unearthed, particularly with release of breakthrough single 'Meadows'. The gr...
Kieron Shuddall on Circa Waves' Different Creatures album potentially being 'the biggest rock record in Britain'

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 19, 2017

We first met Circa Waves in 2014 - it was a sweaty Sydney afternoon when the Liverpudlian rockers stopped by our offices for a chat around their debut Australian appearances for S...
Ben Dowd of Melbourne's APES talks Stranger Than Strangers

Margy Noble, May 19, 2017

APES are an enigmatic Melbourne band. They’re well-known across the Australian music community, however in their long career, they haven’t released a full-length album – only...
Single of the Day: Hatchie "Try" (2017)

Margy Noble, May 18, 2017

One word for this single: wow. This stellar debut single is from Brisbane's Hatchie, aka Harriette Pilbeam, an artist who's made music with a lot of groups, including indie po...
Ian Moss on heading to Queensland for Blues on Broadbeach 2017

Mallory Arbour, May 18, 2017

Blues on Broadbeach is one of the largest free music events in Australia. Held on May 18 to 21st, the festival is celebrating its 16th year, having started in 2002. Cold Chisel gui...
Music Video of the Day: Hachiku "Moonface" (2017)

Margy Noble, May 18, 2017

I'll be damned if this isn't the cutest music video I've seen in a long while. Hachiku, aka Anika Ostendorf, crafts avant-garde tinged dream pop from whatever bedroom she's writi...