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Single of the Day: Cog "The Middle" (2018)

Jessica McSweeney, January 22, 2018

Legendary Aussie rock trio Cog are back with their first material in 10 years with new single "The Middle". A Cog reunion seemed unlikely after the band split following two critica...
Photo Gallery: Leprous + AlithiA + Bury The Heard - Badlands Bar, Perth (19.01.18)

Stuart Sevastos, January 22, 2018

Touring Australia with Progfest, Norway's Leprous stopped in at Perth's Badlands Bar alongside AlithiA and Bury The Heard on Friday show for an unbeatable gig. Absolutely wild. ...
The Blenheim Music & Camping Festival returns to the Clare Valley this March!

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 22, 2018

If you’re familiar with South Australia’s wine country, you’ll know that the Clare Valley has long been a popular site for wine lovers and now music fans alike. For the organ...
Festival Review: Sugar Mountain delivers warped sweetness in Melbourne for another year

Giselle Bueti, January 22, 2018

“It doesn’t matter how old you are, what you look like or where you are from…never be too scared to express yourself. “ A woman in her late thirties had planted herself dow...
Music Video of the Day: Cub Sport "Good Guys Go" (2018)

Jessica McSweeney, January 22, 2018

Brisbane four piece Cub Sport had a massive 2017. Their sophomore album Bats was released to critical acclaim, and massive tracks "O Lord" and "Chasin" received national airplay. T...
7 Unmissable Artists of the Laneway Festival's Class of 2018

Jessica McSweeney, January 22, 2018

St Jerome's Laneway Festival - it's here this week, finally! Starting as a tiny laneway party in Melbourne in 2005, and has now expanded to become one of Australia's largest festi...

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Indigenous talent set to shine at this year's National Folk Festival

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 19, 2018

This year's National Folk Festival is set to highlight some great Indigenous talent as the festival celebrates its 52nd year in 2018. Held over the Easter break, the Canberra even...
Donnarumma, Neon Tetra & more win local support slots for Adelaide's Clipsal 500 concert series

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 18, 2018

The Adelaide 500 (still known as 'Clipsal' to locals) is around the corner, with the likes of Robbie Williams, Cold Chisel and Birds of Tokyo set to perform during the event's ...
Courtyard Sessions returns to Sydney with packed ten week program and Mardi Gras events

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 17, 2018

The Courtyard Sessions returns to Sydney's Seymour Centre, with Heath Media's Larry Heath returning to curate for the third consecutive year, kicking things off this Friday with Ti...
Tiësto kicks off the 2018 [V] Island Party series in February

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 17, 2018

While he's in Australia for some shows on the east coast, renowned DJ and producer Tiësto will be taking to the Sydney Harbour for the first [V] Island Party of the annual seri...
Lana Del Rey touching down in Australia with BØRNS in March

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 17, 2018

Fans have been hanging out for these tour dates for a long time but luckily, Lana Del Rey has put them out of their misery, confirming more details about her long awaited Austral...
Alison Wonderland, Tash Sultana, Alex Lahey join Eminem and The Killers at Bonnaroo in June

Madison Hapek, January 16, 2018

After the dates were secured for Bonnaroo in June 2017, we've all been itching to check out the lineup. Some of the festival headliners include massive names such as Eminem, The Ki...

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Interview: Liam Kennedy-Clark checks in ahead of this weekend's Tamworth Country Music Festival

Mallory Arbour, January 15, 2018

At the tender age of 20 years old, Liam Kennedy-Clark is already an accomplished singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He’s toured with some of Australia’s big...
Interview: Juniore gears up for a surefire stunner of an Adelaide French Festival debut

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 11, 2018

So Frenchy So Chic in the Park comes to Adelaide this weekend as part of the Adelaide French Festival, bringing a slew of talented artists to Pinky Flat on January 12th. Bringing...
Interview: Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains set to debut Solide Mirage in Australia at the Adelaide French Festival

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 8, 2018

With the inaugural Adelaide French Festival just around the corner, we've been finding out some more about the artists and shows that will be coming to the Adelaide Festival Cent...
Interview: Exposing Edith brings Piaf to life courtesy of Adelaide's Michaela Burger & Greg Wain

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 4, 2018

Edith Piaf remains one of the world's best known performers, bringing French music further into the contemporary music world, while Piaf herself has become a icon portrayed on film...
Interview: Caroline Nin introduces us to Songs and Stories of the Paris Lido ahead of the Adelaide French Festival

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 3, 2018

Bringing the music of Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, Liza Minelli and more to Adelaide for the brilliantly programmed Adelaide French Festival this month, French chanteuse Carolin...

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Sydney Festival Review: 16 Lovers Lane was a celebration of love & it’s beautiful messiness

Natalie Salvo, January 20, 2018

This year marks the 30th anniversary of The Go-Betweens’ 16 Lovers Lane. Three former members of the band played a special tribute at the State Theatre for Sydney Festival. And r...
Live Review: Kelela pulls off a brilliant debut of Take Me Apart in Melbourne

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 18, 2018

I've loved Kelela's music ever since first listening to her Cut 4 Me EP back in 2013 or 2014. Her voice - followed by FKA twigs a few years later - signalled a great resurgence ...
Sydney Festival Review: Gotye’s Tribute to Jean-Jacques Perrey is a love letter to an electro music pioneer

Natalie Salvo, January 17, 2018

The name Jean-Jacques Perrey could mean everything and absolutely nothing to different people. Perrey was a musical chameleon and the first and only virtuoso of the Ondioline, a ra...
Album Review: Tiny Little Houses - Idiot Proverbs (2018 LP)

Dylan Marshall, January 12, 2018

Having been in and around Australian listeners’ ears for near enough to the past four years, it’s safe to say it has been a slow burn as Tiny Little Houses have gradually built...
Live Review: Field Day conquers sound issues in bringing a great New Year's Day experience to the Domain

Emily Feszczuk, January 8, 2018

You should start the new year off celebrating and having fun, so what better than to dance in a field with over 26,000 fellow friends? With three stages at The Domain, I did exactl...
Live Review: Everything Everything + Hatchie - The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne (05.01.18)

Larry Heath, January 7, 2018

With their fourth record A Fever Dream, Manchester outfit Everything Everything delivered what ended up being my favourite release of 2017. Taking what they'd done with Get To Heav...

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Review: Joey Bada$$ came, saw and conquered at Sydney's Enmore Theatre

Chris Singh, January 22, 2018

At just 22 years of age, Joey Bada$$ is one of the very few emcees of this generation that could easily go toe-to-toe with the legends of yesteryear. If you weren't convinced with ...
Kevin Parker, Jesswar, Basenji & more join Laneway's 'Festival Within a Festival' - Block Party!

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 16, 2018

The 2018 St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is mere weeks from kicking off now and this week, a new festival has been announced to be going down at the exact same time as the main even...
Photo Gallery: Kelela + Fortunes - 170 Russell, Melbourne (15.01.18)

Michelle Grace Hunder, January 16, 2018

While in Australia with The xx, US R&B artist Kelela has also fit in some special headline shows of her own on the east coast, the first of which taking place in Melbourne ove...
Music Video of the Day: Totally Mild "Lucky Stars" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 15, 2018

Fresh outta Melbourne, Totally Mild have brought us a great little clip for their tune, "Lucky Stars". Putting the band's Elizabeth Mitchell front and centre for this performance...
C.W. Stoneking to appear on Jack White's new album, Boarding House Reach

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 15, 2018

More details of Jack White's long awaited new album have emerged today, the third from the former White Stripes-man and his first in almost four years. Fans have already gotten...
Amy Shark & Slum Sociable among latest batch of Aussies set to play SXSW

Jessica McSweeney, January 15, 2018

SXSW, the world's biggest music, film and media festival, has announced 500 new artists playing this year's event. The Austin, Texas based event features musicians from around the...

Single of the Day: BØRNS ft. Lana Del Rey "God Save Our Young Blood" (2018)

Jessica McSweeney, January 15, 2018

When Michigan born singer songwriter BØRNS released his first album, Dopamine, it was obvious that he was one to watch. The debut was met with critical acclaim, reaching inter...
LANY announce return to Australia with March east coast tour

Jessica McSweeney, January 15, 2018

Los Angeles based alternative whizzes LANY have announced they are returning to Australia this year for a run of headline capital city shows. Their last foray on Aussie shores saw ...
Luca Brasi head up stomper line up for Perth's City Limits Festival this March

Jessica McSweeney, January 15, 2018

Tassie rockers Luca Brasi are among the massive new lineup announcement for Perth's City Limits Festival. The festival, now in it's second year, bills itself as one of the most eas...
Peking Duk announced as Mountain Sounds' secret headliner

Jessica McSweeney, January 12, 2018

After months of teasing "one of Australia's biggest live acts"  Mountain Sounds festival has finally announced that it's secret headliner is none other than Peking Duk! After deli...
Jen Cloher, Amy Shark, Gang of Youths & more up for APRA Song of the Year

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 12, 2018

The APRA Song of the Year nominees have been revealed this week, with 20 tunes penned by Australian songwriters up for the main title. With the results being announced in Sydney i...
Single of the Day: Alice Ivy ft. Bertie Blackman "Chasing Stars" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 12, 2018

Alice Ivy is gearing up for the release of her much anticipated debut album, I'm Dreaming, next month and man, we've been loving this one since we copped a cheeky advance stre...

Watch Camp Cope bring "The Opener" to the Sydney Opera House

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 12, 2018

It's safe to say that Camp Cope have had quite the New Year so far. Remaining fiercely opinionated and honest with their music and their message, it has been nothing short of insp...
Festival Photos: FOMO By Night - Festival Hall, Melbourne (11.01.18)

Michelle Grace Hunder, January 12, 2018

FOMO By Night hit Melbourne's CBD on Thursday, with the likes of Kaytranada, Post Malone, SZA, The Kite String Tangle and more coming to Festival Hall. Photos by Michelle Gr...
Exclusive Album Premiere: BOAT SHOW - Unbelievable (2018 LP)

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 11, 2018

BOAT SHOW are easily some of the hardest hitting, talented individuals currently doling out furious rock music at the moment. The West Coast group spent much of 2017 spinning the ...
Single of the Day: Milk & Bone "Nevermore" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 11, 2018

We've been enjoying what Milk & Bone have been doing over the past year; the road leading to the release of the band's sophomore album Deception Bay has been a promising one ...
DZ Deathrays, Ecca Vandal, Holy Holy & more onboard for Secret Garden 2018

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 11, 2018

This year marks the 10th anniversary of one of our favourite festivals, in Secret Garden and boy, they're turning things up to celebrate. As with many previous years, this one has...
Music Video of the Day: Insecure Men "Teenage Toy" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, January 10, 2018

Led by Fat White Family's Saul Adamczewski and Childhood's Ben Romans-Hopcraft, Insecure Men have fast become an act to watch in 2018. The music is a great blend of electroni...