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Five Albums You Must Listen To This Week (#002)

Sosefina Fuamoli, February 23, 2017

The second edition of our new album recommendations column features a slew of 2017 releases, plus a hark back to one of the albums of 2014. This week, we hear from the likes of ...
Sydney electronic trio The Nights release new single from forthcoming EP due this March

Lucy Regter, February 23, 2017

Originally forming in 2013, former PANAMA member Tom Marland, VIVID Live's Rob Campbell and producer/percussionist  Walter Flamenco joined forced with a shared love for making und...
Peking Duk announce largest national tour to date kicking off this April

Margy Noble, February 23, 2017

You can't deny that Peking Duk (Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles) are a force to be reckoned with, with their recent single 'Stranger' (ft. Elliphant) scoring #7 in 2016's Hottest ...
Boo Seeka drop new single "Does This Last" and announce national tour

Margy Noble, February 23, 2017

Sydney duo Boo Seeka have given a double scoop of goodness to fans of their blissful electronica, as they today unveiled their new single 'Does This Last', and announced a nation...
J COLE announces '4 Your Eyez Only' world tour hitting Australia in December

Margy Noble, February 23, 2017

You'd better believe it - J. COLE, the multi-platinum-selling artist, has today announced a 57 city world tour. Five shows have been announced across Australia and New Zealand, in...
London duo Ten Fé share new single from their upcoming debut album, Hit The Light

Lucy Regter, February 23, 2017

Aching for new music that's claimed to be majorly influenced by a whole lot of Bruce Springsteen and The Cure? Look no further than London-based duo Ten Fé, consisting of Ben Mo...

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Neil Finn added to Bluesfest line up alongside Remi, Playing for Change and more

Sosefina Fuamoli, February 22, 2017

As the countdown for Bluesfest continues to to wind down, the festival organisers have added a new round of names to the Easter Weekend event. In the wake of the various cancellati...
The AIR Awards relocating to Adelaide for the next three years as part of new industry partnership

Zaya Altangerel, February 21, 2017

A huge coup for the South Australian music industry, the renowned and revered AIR Awards - normally held in Melbourne - have been relocated to Adelaide from this July.  Now set t...
Sun Kil Moon to perform select shows on the east coast this May & June

Sosefina Fuamoli, February 21, 2017

Sun Kil Moon fans have been blessed this week with the announcement of Mark Kozelek's Australian tour this May. Over three nights on the east coast, the prolific and often divisi...
ORiGin Music and APRA AMCOS announce Pan-Asian Digital Licensing Agreement

Zaya Altangerel, February 20, 2017

On February 15th, APRO AMCOS announced Sydney-based independent music publisher ORiGin Music as their fifth and newest participant of their Pan-Asian Digital Licensing and Adm...
Polish Club touring debut album Alright Already through May & June

Sosefina Fuamoli, February 17, 2017

Sydney's Polish Club will be celebrating the release of debut album Alright Already with their biggest headline tour of Australia to date this winter! The duo have continued to b...
LA dance duo Phantoms announce debut album and share latest single, "Pulling Me In"

Lucy Regter, February 17, 2017

Introducing Phantoms - a Los Angeles electro-pop duo putting out some delicious, smooth dance numbers and very shortly, their self-titled debut album. After gaining serious mom...

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Album Review: Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains - Solide Mirage (2017 LP)

Dylan Marshall, February 22, 2017

Here’s a fun fact: Other than English, French is the only other language to appear on all government authorised passports worldwide. Why I know that? I have no idea. Here’s ano...
Review: Kishi Bashi shows Sydney why he's one of the world's most entrancing performers

Larry Heath, February 21, 2017

I can't remember how I first came to know about Kishi Bashi. I know I fell in love with his debut record, 151a, back in 2012, and even came to interview the man himself that same y...
Review: Maya Vik's Beyond The Basics album still hits all the right notes

Lucy Regter, February 21, 2017

Ahead of being a model, brand ambassador and part-time chef, Maya Vik is a veteran queen of funk. Her name might be lesser known outside of Europe, but her 2015 LP Beyond the Basic...
Album Review: Dirty Projectors - Dirty Projectors (2017 LP)

Ruby Niemann, February 20, 2017

Sometimes when you’re reviewing something subjective, like music or art, you run up against this age-old debate between subjectivity and objectivity. That’s where I am with Dir...
Paul Dempsey and Melody Pool captivate during the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series

Margy Noble, February 20, 2017

The Eastern Barred Bandicoot is a tiny marsupial, once found across Victoria and Tasmania. Due to predation from feral foxes and cats, the mainland subspecies has been classified a...
Adelaide Fringe Review: Djuki Mala - Garden of Unearthly Delights (17.02.17)

John Goodridge, February 20, 2017

The Chooky Dancers achieved overnight success when Frank Djirrimbilpilwuy uploaded a video clip of the group dancing to “Zorba the Greek” on YouTube in October 2007. After t...

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Music Video of The Day: The Polish Club "Come Party" (2017)

Margy Noble, February 20, 2017

The Polish Club have announced their largest tour to date, the release of their debut album Alright Already, and have dropped a video for "Come Party". If their high energy, soul...
Single of The Day: Morning Harvey "Holy Gun" (2017)

Margy Noble, February 20, 2017

Since forming in 2014, Brisbane trio Morning Harvey have been building a diverse fan-base, through their charismatic live shows and even more charismatic music. Their latest singl...
Exclusive Album Premiere: The Byzantines - You Pull It (2017 EP)

Sosefina Fuamoli, February 20, 2017

First emerging onto the scene with some catchy hooks and a sound akin to Kasabian's younger, Adelaide-bred cousin, The Byzantines have continued to refine their sounds and broaden...
Exclusive Album Premiere: The Treehouse Children "Please" EP

Margy Noble, February 17, 2017

Some say it's their air-tight live show and rollicking pop-rock beats, others say it's their cat-like reflexes and boyish charms. Regardless, The Treehouse Children are showing th...
Music Video of the Day: Gussy "Mornings" (2017)

Sosefina Fuamoli, February 17, 2017

Gussy has come on through again with another arresting song and music video to match with the stunning "Mornings". The Sydney artist linked up with Strict Face to produce a sing...
COPIA announce Australian tour dates in support of new album Epoch for March & April

Charmain Cribb, February 17, 2017

Heavy metal Melbourne natives COPIA are bringing their high energy show on an east coast tour this March. Their new album, EPOCH, saw the boys experiment with heavier music and...

Exclusive Single Premiere: Baby Blue "Concentrate" (2017)

Margy Noble, February 17, 2017

Baby Blue began as a solo project for Rhea Caldwell, swelling to a four-piece that delivers folk-tainted indie pop-rock. The group are fast becoming a Melbourne stalwart, picki...
Midnight Oil announce highly anticipated October & November Australian tour dates

Sosefina Fuamoli, February 17, 2017

It's been a long morning already for Midnight Oil fans in Australia who've been keeping their attention trained to the band's Facebook page, but finally, the wait is over. Through...
Ali Barter shares new single and announces debut album, A Suitable Girl, for March release

Lucy Regter, February 17, 2017

Following up her huge 2016 single "Girlie Bits", Melbournian pop-rocker Ali Barter has revealed her newest single "Cigarette". The news comes paired with the highly anticipated rel...
Music Video of the Day: The Pink Tiles "Time For Love" (2017)

Margy Noble, February 16, 2017

Regardless of how your Valentine's Day/International Hallmark Day celebrations (or lack thereof) went down, The Pink Tiles gave us all a present with their super sweet music video...
Butterfingers announce national tour for new single "Big Night Out"

Charmain Cribb, February 16, 2017

Australian hip-hop royalty Butterfingers are back. Officially back in the saddle after a 10 year long hiatus from the recording studio, the four piece from Brisbane are soon to be...
Single of the Day: HOLY HOLY "That Message" (2017)

Margy Noble, February 16, 2017

It's nearly here. The second album, PAINT, from the divine HOLY HOLY, set for release on February 24th. Luckily, the duo Oscar Dawson and Tim Carroll realised we couldn't hold...