Exclusive Music Video Premiere: At The Dakota "Bad Vibes Ruin Highs" (2018)
Round Up: Aussies conquer Brighton with the biggest and best lineup ever at The Great Escape
White Summer share tour memories as Soul Breaker tour is announced
Exclusive Single Premiere: Oh My My "Animal House" (Kitrich Remix) (2018)
Interview: Different Beings Being Different proves West Thebarton's worth as Adelaide's new rock heroes

 

Music Video of the Day: Princess Nokia "Look Up Kid" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 23, 2018

Princess Nokia has come through with a new music video, this time for "Look Up Kid", from her A Girl Cried Red mixtape - the result? It's another blistering step forward from th...
Ricochet Ball introduces mixed netball to the music industry to raise money for charity

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 23, 2018

KLP and Anna Fitzgerald have put the call out for musicians, media, record labels, touring agencies and other music industry creatives to don a netball bib and get involved in th...
Exclusive Music Video Premiere: At The Dakota "Bad Vibes Ruin Highs" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 23, 2018

Darwin's At the Dakota have continued to prove themselves as one of the NT's most entertaining indie bands with the recent release of their new single "Bad Vibes Ruin Highs". Refu...
Interview: Getting to know Maine's new folk quartet SnugHouse

Chris Singh, May 23, 2018

Named for the Greenlandic word meaning “What is it?”, Sunaana is a steady growing music (and craft beer) festival that poses a bunch of questions for the U.S city of Portland, ...
Single of the Day: Club Yorke "Stop the Bleeding" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 22, 2018

Chances are you might remember Residual - the indie group out of Melbourne rode the same wave that was quick to promote the likes of City Calm Down to wider acclaim; one that champ...
Win a double pass to see Jeremy Loops in Adelaide!

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 22, 2018

With his acclaimed new album Critical As Water, Jeremy Loops has continued to make his presence felt on the wider indie-folk and roots scene. His Australian tour kicks of in Pert...

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Sabrina Robertson named the latest recipient of The Lighthouse Award

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 21, 2018

Sending out big congratulations to artist manager and Native Tongue Creative Co-ordinator Sabrina Robertson, who has been named this year's recipient of The Lighthouse Award. Th...
Round Up: Aussies conquer Brighton with the biggest and best lineup ever at The Great Escape

Larry Heath, May 20, 2018

It was impossible to go anywhere in Brighton (UK) this week without bumping into an Australian group; both on the streets of the city and within its venues. No less than 26 Aussie ...
National Community Radio Awards reveals new categories for 2018 season

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 17, 2018

The National Community Radio Awards will be coming to the Gold Coast this year, with winners being announced as part of the CBAA Conference on November 10th. Recognising excellenc...
Skegss join Adelaide's Spin Off Festival line up this July

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 17, 2018

The return of the Spin Off Festival this year will be bringing the likes of The Wombats, The Jungle Giants and Yungblud through the Adelaide punters in amid the Splendour in th...
White Summer share tour memories as Soul Breaker tour is announced

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 16, 2018

White Summer enjoyed a great year on the road last year, continuing to build the hype surrounding the release of their debut album Soul Breaker and now, with the album coming out ...
Jeremy Neale wins Song of the Year at the 2018 Queensland Music Awards

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 15, 2018

It was Queensland music's night of nights overnight, with the 2018 Queensland Music Awards taking place at the Royal International Convention Centre at the Brisbane Showgrounds. A...

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Interview: Alexander Biggs talks navigating his way through The Great Escape and his first overseas trip

Larry Heath, May 22, 2018

Melbourne's Alexander Biggs is an artist we've been big supporters of for a while now - seeing how his profile rose exponentially off the back of his 2017 BIGSOUND appearance was ...
Interview: Theresa Wayman opens up and explores emotional terrain with solo album LoveLaws

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 21, 2018

Do you remember the last time you bought a CD or a vinyl record you were hanging out for? That sound of the plastic peeling off, that first time you thumb through the album booklet...
Interview: CeaseTone on Iceland's changing music scene, Portland's Sunaana and more

Chris Singh, May 18, 2018

Named for the Greenlandic word meaning "What is it?", Sunaana is a steady growing music (and craft beer) festival that poses a bunch of questions for the U.S city of Portland, Main...
Interview: Stella Donnelly on returning to Wales, touring with Alex The Astronaut

Larry Heath, May 15, 2018

We managed to catch up with Stella Donnelly while in Wales recently, the beginning of what's going to be quite the busy few months for the now Perth-based musician. She's got a su...
Interview: Different Beings Being Different proves West Thebarton's worth as Adelaide's new rock heroes

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 14, 2018

The debut album from West Thebarton - Different Beings Being Different - will finally be unleashed on to eager fans this Friday and we can safely guarantee that for the Adelaide ...

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Album Review: Biffy Clyro - MTV Unplugged (Live At Roundhouse, London) (2018 LP)

Jennifer Quinlin, May 16, 2018

When you think of Biffy Clyro live you're most likely to think of a night out which leaves you sweaty, with ringing ears and a raw throat, and possibly some sort of discombobulatio...
Live Review: Tropical Fuck Storm rain ferocity down on The Foundry for Brisbane debut

Tim Byrnes, May 14, 2018

Brisbane venue The Foundry was pitch-black. The only light inside was an exit sign above a door and the red glow of the stage lights. Eyes were fixed to the stage, where Tropical F...
Live Review: Marlon Williams captivates a crowd of thousands at triumphant Melbourne homecoming show

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 14, 2018

There's something slightly bittersweet and admittedly selfish about seeing an artist you already know is going to be embraced by the rest of the world to the point where the intim...
Live Review: G Flip meets the hype with unforgettable OAF Gallery show in Sydney

Michael Lean, May 14, 2018

There’s a certain thrill about catching an act live just before their big breakthrough moment. Maybe it’s a little bit of hype has been building away with rumours about their l...
Live Review: US quartet Bully play Cardiff’s iconic Clwb Ifor Bach ahead of TGE & Splendour

Larry Heath, May 14, 2018

US quartet Bully are no strangers to Australian shores - though it’s been a while between drinks, over two years in fact since we welcomed them to AU HQ. But hot off the heels of...
Live Review: 25 years on, The Whitlams haven't lost any of their charm or dynamism as a live band

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 11, 2018

A band like The Whitlams are a band you can always depend upon to provide you with a good time. The fact that the Sydney band have enjoyed consistent successes and sold out shows ...

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Oh My My "Animal House" (Kitrich Remix) (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 15, 2018

Last week, we featured the sultry new single from Sydney producer and musician Oh My My in "Animal House". The song brought Oh My My - the moniker of Bad Pony's Sam Thomlinson -...
Regina Spektor to make her long awaited return to the Sydney Opera House in July

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 15, 2018

Regina Spektor has long held a strong connection with Australian fans; her intelligence and charm injected into her songwriting over the years have truly made her a voice of a gene...
Alex The Astronaut, Client Liaison, Didirri & more for Primavera Pro 2018

Jessica Lee, May 14, 2018

The annual Primavera festival is fast approaching, with this year's festival held from May 30th through to June 3rd in Barcelona. Thanks to a number of collaborations between Prima...
Music Video of the Day: Luca Brasi "Let It Slip" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 14, 2018

Luca Brasi have a brand new album coming out (yay!) this June in the form of Stay - the band's fourth album, Luca Brasi are bringing more life experiences into the fold. Their ne...
Client Liaison set to provide a new festival experience this August.... Expo Liaison

Jessica Lee, May 14, 2018

"We're dedicated in taking a multisensory approach unlike anything which has come before us..." This is what Client Liaison are promising to us as they set to embark on a travel...
Music Video of the Day: Hein Cooper “Hear My Voice” (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 11, 2018

Hein Cooper has made his presence felt back in Australia over the last few weeks and with his latest single, “Hear My Voice”,  we’ve gotten a great insight into this new ch...

Sydney's Carriageworks announces experimental electronic festival Open Frame

Chris Singh, May 11, 2018

Composers, producers and artists will gather at Carriageworks over two days in June for Open Frame. The festival, presented by Room40, will highlight various stages of sonic intens...
Music Victoria's Live Music Professionals Program names its recipients for 2018

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 11, 2018

The Live Music Professionals program that has been established by the folk at Music Victoria have named the recipients of this year's round; this group of industry individuals wi...
Check out Tired Lion at their ferocious best with new video for "Where Were You?"

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 11, 2018

Tired Lion's Australian tour is upon us, with the band anticipating a near sold out run of gigs that will take them right round the country as purveyors of some blistering punk roc...
Live Review: The Killers execute condensed stadium rock greatness for Sydneysiders at Selina's

Dylan Marshall, May 11, 2018

I have two vivid memories of The Killers. The first was when I was twelve years old, and my brother and I were out shopping with mum during the school holidays. We both decided we ...
Single of the Day: Oh My My "Animal House" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 10, 2018

Bad Pony's Sam Thomlinson has recently released a great simmering track under the name Oh My My - welcome to the "Animal House". Built on the ideas of lust and its often dark an...
The Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition names Amy Shark and David Le'aupepe their top writers for 2018

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 10, 2018

Amy Shark and David Le'aupepe are two of the country's most popular songwriters and musicians at the moment, so it comes as little surprise that they would come out on at the top ...

Virginia Grohl and Mardi Caught named keynote speakers at BIGSOUND 2018

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 10, 2018

The first BIGSOUND announcement came on through today, with Mardi Caught (the head of new independent marketing services company, The Annex) and Virginia Grohl (author of From...
Reacquaint yourself with the Arctic Monkeys at their exclusive pop up shop in Sydney this week

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 9, 2018

The long awaited new Arctic Monkeys album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, is just DAYS from release and while we wait for this one to drop, the band's team have continued to...
Music Video of the Day: JUNGLE "Happy Man" (2018)

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 9, 2018

JUNGLE ARE BACK. You'll remember what drew you in the first time round, when it came to the band's brilliant 2014 debut album. Kaleidoscopic and ever changing as a live unit, Ju...
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever take $25k Levi's Music Prize

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 9, 2018

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever are currently eyeing up a surefire successful run at The Great Escape next week but today, one of Melbourne's favourites have added more dosh to th...
Interview: Houston "raptivist" Genesis Blu on balancing psychotherapy and hip hop

Chris Singh, May 9, 2018

Rising Houston rapper Genesis Blu doesn't seem like your typical Third Coast emcee. She's not rapping about the things often ascribed to the Lone Star State's unique brand of hip h...
Meet rising Adelaide producer Alêtro and get a hit of "Bubblebeam"

Sosefina Fuamoli, May 8, 2018

Adelaide producer Alêtro comes through to us this week with a bright, pulsating piece of new music in "Bubblebeam"- inspired by his Nintendo 64 game sounds and an ever present lo...