Interview: Partner (Canada) on touring the world, their goal “to not be compared to Weezer anymore” and flute solos

One of the most exciting Canadian outfits right now goes by the name of Partner. Led by Lucy Niles and Josée Caron, the Ontario group recently were short listed for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize (the Canadian equivalent of the AMP), won the SOCAN Songwriting Prize (the Canadian equivalent of the Vanda & Young Songwriting…

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Interview: Hartway on their return to Adelaide’s Rocket Bar for this month’s Scouted event!

Adelaide duo Hartway are Jack Degenhart and Conor Barkway; the described ‘acid jazz, nu disco’ group have been impressing with the release of their Motions EP last year, taking inspirations from the likes of Flight Facilities and FKJ and creating some funky music of their own. They’re one of the talented artists set to perform at Rocket Bar on July 27th…

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Montreal’s Osheaga Festival lines up Tash Sultana, Amy Shark, Gang of Youths, Alex Lahey and more Aussies for 2018

Montreal’s Osheaga Festival, which takes place on the first weekend of August at Parc Jean-Drapeau, has lined up a mammoth lineup for its 2018 event. Among the big names to grace the stage this year include Travis Scott, Odesza, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arctic Monkeys, Khalid and Florence and the Machine. And they’re accompanied by an impressive array…

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The 20 Best Albums of 2018 (so far…!)

This week, we’ve been taking a look at the albums that have properly made their mark this year; yesterday, we took on releases from Australian artists that struck a chord as the strongest albums of 2018 so far, and today, we look to the international players. From Zeal & Ardour‘s Stranger Fruit to the vibrant and powerful Janelle…

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