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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Joe Moore "Easy For You" (2016)
James Tidswell on Violent Soho's chaotic Australian success, returning to the US & the importance of touring
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Music Video of the Day: Japanese Wallpaper "Cocoon" (2016)

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 30, 2016

Japanese Wallpaper has recently unleashed the visuals for "Cocoon", a perfect way to cap off a successful run of shows on Australian turf. A collection of outdoor scenes and landsc...
Live Review: L-Fresh The Lion + Omar Musa + Sukhjit - The Odd Fellow, Fremantle (27.08.16)

Steph Payton, August 30, 2016

Despite the dreary winter weather still clinging to WA, people flocked to the basement of The Odd Fellow in Fremantle on Saturday night to soak up the positive vibes as it transfor...
Tkay Maidza links up with Killer Mike for "Carry On"; drops national album tour dates!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 30, 2016

Life's pretty sweet for Adelaide rapper Tkay Maidza. She's just dominated her first proper run of European festivals and has recently announced that she'll be on tour with What S...
Single of the Day: Ali Barter "Girlie Bits" (2016)

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 30, 2016

Ali Barter, drop your album already please. Since "Far Away" dropped earlier this year, the Melbourne songwriter has had us well excited for new material and with multiple opportu...
Live Review: Gordi + Xavier Dunn - Newtown Social Club, Newtown (28.08.16)

Dylan Marshall, August 30, 2016

You know how much a ticket was to see one of my favourite artists play the last show on her current tour? $15. Fifteen Australian dollars. A year ago, I was in London spending that...
Artists at BIGSOUND: Ceres (Melbourne) on premiering new material for fans & chilli dogs in the Valley

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 30, 2016

Easily one of our most anticipated Australian album releases is Ceres' new record, Drag It Down On You. Set to drop this Friday, the album is going to be fleshed out on a tour po...

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Chance the Rapper and Childish Gambino both set for Field Day in Sydney!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 30, 2016

Field Day is a must for many music fans keen to keep the New Year's party going well into January 1st and for their 2017 event, the Sydney festival organisers have confirmed both...
Music Video of the Day: Angel Olsen "Sister" (2016)

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 29, 2016

Angel Olsen's latest music video, this time for her stunning tune "Sister", showcases summer in LA, particularly at Joshua Tree National Park. Directed by Olsen and Conor Hagen, t...
The State of Affairs (August 26, 2016): Music NSW launches Sound Advice series & more!

Zaya Altangerel, August 26, 2016

This week in the music industry: Music NSW announced the launch of their new music industry panel series Sound Advice, and  APRA AMCOS won Australian Disputes Centre's Corporate...
Album News Weekly: 26th August 2016

Kirsten Maree, August 26, 2016

In this issue: A cool girl gives us lady wood, a Perth boy gives us a musical gang bang, some yanks call us ‘Generation Fucked’ and I need a cold shower... ...
Mariachi El Bronx set for one-off headline Sydney show in November!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 26, 2016

Taking some time out from their tour with Violent Soho as the demonic and fiercely entertaining The Bronx this year, Mariachi El Bronx are going to be stopping by the Manning ...
Remi announces the Divas and Demons album launch tour for November & December!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 25, 2016

Remi's new album, Divas and Demons, is just weeks away from release now (keep an eye out come September 16th) and today, there's a brand spanking new tour that's been announced in...

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Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Ainslie Wills (Melbourne) on her must-see showcase artists & new music!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 29, 2016

Representing for Melbourne at BIGSOUND this year, the talented Ainslie Wills and her collaborator and guitarist Lawrence Folvig will be hitting up the massive conference and musi...
Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Fait (Perth) talks spreadsheets, speed dating & more ahead of her festival return!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 26, 2016

Multi-instrumentalist Elise Higgins, aka Fait, is coming to BIGSOUND representin' for the West Coast and stands to be one of the highlight artists of the live music program...at ...
Introducing The Pin: Nkechi Anele & Lucie Cutting highlighting biculturalism in Australia with new discussion platform

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 26, 2016

For many of us, Nkechi Anele is best known for her work as the dynamic frontwoman of Melbourne band Saskwatch. Recently, she's been entering new territory with her friend Lucie ...
What Twelve Foot Ninja's new album Outlier means to vocalist Kin Etik, ahead of their launch tour!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 25, 2016

Melbourne heavy fusion band Twelve Foot Ninja are about to embark on the next crazy phase of their career, with the release of their new album Outlier lined up for Friday. Their...
Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Tigertown (Sydney) on their return to The Valley!

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 25, 2016

For Tigertown, this year's BIGSOUND music festival and conference isn't going to be their first rodeo at the Brisbane event. Hitting BIGSOUND for their third time, it's safe to sa...

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Review: Brisbane's The John Steel Singers say goodbye to Sydney in career-spanning set at the Newtown Social Club

Larry Heath, August 30, 2016

Friday night marked Brisbane group The John Steel Singers' final ever show in Sydney, following the band's decision to turn their latest tour - celebrating the release of their new...
Live Review: Paul Dempsey + Olympia - The Gov, Adelaide (25.08.16)

Sosefina Fuamoli, August 29, 2016

On a Thursday night, The Gov fills out comfortably to await the return of Paul Dempsey to his beloved Kingdom. The air is chilly, but the vibe on the inside of the popular venue r...
Album Review: Glass Animals - How To Be a Human Being (2016 LP)

Dylan Marshall, August 26, 2016

Too often, acts struggle to find a quality sound on their sophomore release that meets both the changing tastes and influences of the band members, but also tries to meet the deman...
Live Review: Maxwell - Enmore Theatre, Sydney (22.09.16)

Chris Singh, August 25, 2016

If Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite, Maxwell's stunning debut album, was released today instead of two decades ago perhaps it would be him who would hold the power to glue our eyes to a ...
Album Review: Disclosure - Caracal (2015 LP)

Kirsten Maree, August 24, 2016

Caracal was one of the most anticipated releases of 2015. Disclosure had burst onto the scene two years before, with the brilliant debut LP Settle and lead track "Latch", which int...
Live Review: Grouplove + Lisa Mitchell - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (16.08.16)

Tanya Ali, August 18, 2016

The first song I ever heard by Grouplove was "Colours"; I think it was an iTunes Single of the Week back in the days before streaming – remember those?! In the months that follo...

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