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Photo Gallery: A Day On The Green ft. Garbage + The Temper Trap + The Preatures + Tash Sultana - Bimbadgen Wines, Hunter Valley (03.12.16)

Rebecca Houlden, December 6, 2016

Rebecca Houlden brings us some more shots from the Garbage gig out in the Hunter Valley for A Day On The Green! Out at Bimbadgen Wines, the iconic rock group hit the stage alongsid...
Festival Review: Wonderland - Kitchener Park, Perth (03.12.16)

Steph Payton, December 6, 2016

It felt like barely yesterday that we were heading through the gates at Langely Park for a memorable festival, but already it was time for the next transformed iteration of the Won...
Helmet returning to Australia in April; classic LP Betty to be performed in full!

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 6, 2016

Having held it down and held it down for well over two decades now, Helmet are soon to be on their way back to Australia. Celebrating their iconic Betty album, not to mention th...
Ryan Adams treats Sydney to a surprise, intimate show, previewing his new album Prisoner

Larry Heath, December 6, 2016

Last night, American troubadour Ryan Adams treated an intimate room of invited guests at Sydney's Factory Theatre to what was only his second performance with a brand new backing b...
Reflecting on 2016 and chatting music history with Son Little

Josh Champion, December 6, 2016

It’s about 4:30pm on a Sunday and as I rise to meet Aaron Livingston, aka Son Little, in the foyer of a five star hotel in Adelaide, a very officious hotel concierge begins point...
When 'internal issues' become public: Sticky Fingers and the issue of accountability

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 6, 2016

As we’ve seen this week, Sticky Fingers announced an ‘indefinite hiatus’ to follow their summer festival commitments, due to ‘internal issues’ within the band. Since th...

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I Prevail to make Australian touring debut with Lifelines in March

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 5, 2016

I Prevail will be out in the country for the first time early next year with their debut album Lifelines, taking in shows out on the west and east coasts. The album has enjoyed a ...
Grime heavy hitters Krept and Konan announce Australian shows for January

Chris Singh, December 5, 2016

Get ready to welcome the new year with menacing grime beats and furious street-minded rhymes as UK duo Krept & Konan plan a visit down under. The underground South London heavy...
Live Nation Entertainment adds Splendour in the Grass and the Falls Festival to Global Festival Portfolio

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 5, 2016

Huge news for the Secret Sounds Group today, with the news that Live Nation Entertainment has acquired a huge 51% share in the Aussie company led by Paul Piticco and Jess Ducr...
The State of Affairs: Radio National protests, Frontier Touring holds music attendance at all four Melbourne & Olympic Park premier venues, EMMI wins MTV Brand New and more

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 2, 2016

This week in industry news, Australian musicians and Radio National listeners rally against program axings, Frontier Touring now holds the record for attendance at all four of the ...
Album News Weekly: 1st December 2016

Lucy Regter, December 2, 2016

This week in album news, Circa Waves return with a beefed up sound on their second record, Star Slinger gears up to release his debut R&B/house inspired album just in time fo...
Australian Live Performance Industry revenue decreases; demand for Government support rises

Lucy Regter, December 2, 2016

No one needs reminding of how huge the past twelve months have been for Australia's music industry. We've continued to lead the way with some of the finest hip-hop, electronic, fol...

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Review: Shirley Manson still at the top of her game in career-spanning Garbage set in Sydney

Larry Heath, December 3, 2016

When one thinks of rock groups from the late 90s and early 00s, few are more pseudonymous than American/Scottish group Garbage. Between 1995 and 2005 the group - made up of lead vo...
Review: Ben Harper is still very much on form, making long-awaited Adelaide return with The Innocent Criminals

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 1, 2016

The last time I saw Ben Harper, he was performing with Relentless7, supporting Pearl Jam at the Adelaide Oval. That was around seven years ago. This week, I was able to see Har...
Live Review: E^ST + The Money War + Elli Schoen - The Aviary, Perth (27.11.16)

Steph Payton, November 30, 2016

It was impossible to escape the experience of live music last weekend in Perth, most notably with Flume and Arcadia taking over the city centre, but it was a cheeky little Sunday S...
Live Review: Missy Higgins and The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra + Ben Abraham - The Plenary, Melbourne (27.11.16)

Kirsten Maree, November 29, 2016

There are only a few truly perfect pairings in life. A glass of red and a handsome man. Avocado and Vegemite. Taylor Swift and a red lip… And now I’m happy to say I’ve witnes...
Live Review: A Day On The Green ft. Garbage + The Temper Trap + The Preatures + Tash Sultana + Adalita - Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley (26.11.16)

Britt Aylen, November 29, 2016

The A Day on the Green concert series has boasted some spectacular lineups since its inception in 2001 - from collections of 90s Australian Triple J darlings, to spectacular 80s re...
Festival Review: GIZZFEST - RNA Showgrounds (25.11.16)

Meredith McLean, November 27, 2016

After last year’s success, Gizzfest has returned. Trying to find a fun way to promote your band? Start your own festival was how King Gizzard the Lizard Wizard answered that ques...

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Live Review: A Day On The Green ft. Garbage + The Temper Trap + The Preatures + Tash Sultana + Adalita - Bimbadgen Winery, Hunter Valley (03.12.16)

Britt Aylen, December 6, 2016

A Day on the Green is a unique touring event, halfway between a music festival and a classy day out among the grapes. There's something poetic about the way punters begin the day w...
Live Review: The Jezabels - Music Hall of Williamsburg, New York (01.12.16)

Justine McNamara, December 5, 2016

The Jezabels played to an adoring crowd on a freezing cold night, at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in New York. Going to see The Jezabels is something I associate with summer. ...
Support charity & see your favourite musos face off on the football pitch for Musica Copa in Sydney tomorrow

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 1, 2016

Head down to the KIKOFF Soccer Centre in Marrickville tomorrow from 2pm to see the music industry swap their onstage gear for their on field colours as they take part in this year'...
Sickness forces GROUPLOVE to cancel 2016 Australian tour

Sosefina Fuamoli, December 1, 2016

Sad news for GROUPLOVE fans hanging out for the US band's Australian return for the Falls Festival this month as illness has forced the group to cancel all shows lined up for the...
Tim Rogers, Zan Rowe, Tony Mott & more added to 2017 Rock & Roll Writers Festival

Lucy Regter, December 1, 2016

The Rock & Roll Writers Festival has unveiled its second guest announcement for the 2017 event today, adding a group of musicians, authors, radio personalities, journalists,...
Photo Gallery: National Live Music Awards (SA) - The Jade, Adelaide (29.11.16)

John Goodridge, November 30, 2016

The South Australian leg of the National Live Music Awards was held at The Jade in Adelaide last night! Winners of the State categories of SA Live Voice of the Year, Live Act of t...

Single of the Day: Huntly "Please" (2016)

Sosefina Fuamoli, November 30, 2016

Melbourne's Huntly - talented, dreamy and bursting with potential going into 2017. Solidly building a reputation as an impressive live act, the experimental R&B act have drop...
Live Review: 112 + BLACKstreet + Mya - Enmore Theatre, Sydney (23.11.16)

Chris Singh, November 30, 2016

An off-shoot of the big nostalgia-fest that was "RNB (R&B) Fridays Live" had three of the tour's standouts performing as a triple-threat at Sydney's Enmore Theatre. D.C singer ...
Inaugural National Live Music Awards celebrate Australia's best around the country!

Sosefina Fuamoli, November 30, 2016

Overnight, in every Australian capital city, live music was celebrated as part of the inaugural National Live Music Awards. The eight events took place at the same time around th...
Music Video of the Day: Bleach Girls "Like You" (2016)

Sosefina Fuamoli, November 30, 2016

Byron Bay duo Bleach Girls have a sound perfect for this coming summer. They've got the heat of a pent up punk/garage band and the sunkissed vibes of some promising surf-rock all...
Festival Photo Gallery: SCUMFEST - Queen's Theatre, Adelaide (26.11.16)

John Goodridge, November 29, 2016

SCUMFEST came through Adelaide's Old Queen's Theatre over the weekend with a line up of excellent talent including God God Dammit Dammit, HANNAHBAND, Young Offenders, West The...
Photo Gallery: Bob Log III + Surviving Sharks - Jive, Adelaide (25.11.16)

John Goodridge, November 29, 2016

Bob Log III. His reputation precedes him and the live shows have become stuff of legend. Back in Adelaide and playing Jive recently, the one man band icon was supported by Survivi...