Björk collaborator Jesse Kanda leads CLIPPED Festival program announcement

As part of VIVID Sydney this year, the CLIPPED Festival also returns, putting the spotlight on Australian music videos and the creative minds behind them. Coming to Carriageworks on June 2nd, CLIPPED celebrates the medium through interactive exhibitions, premieres, keynote lecture sessions and more – a great insight into how forward thinking and progressive the…

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Splendour in the Grass line up revealed; Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and more to perform

One of Australia’s premiere festivals – the one and only Splendour in the Grass – announced its line up for 2018 and man, is it stomper. There is a slew of international and local talent locked into perform at the North Byron Parklands this July including Kung Fu Kenny himself, Kendrick Lamar. Lamar joins the likes of Lorde, Miguel, CHVRCHES and Girl…

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Midnight Oil honoured alongside Paul Kelly, Amy Shark & more at 2018 APRA Music Awards

The Grand Ballroom of Sydney’s International Convention Centre was packed out with songwriters, publishers, publicists, media, managers, loved ones and more as the 2018 APRA Music Awards took place for another year – acknowledging the contributions and achievements of Australian songwriters both at home and abroad over the last 12 months. Hosted by Julia Zemiro, the…

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Interview: The Hard Aches’ Mess is more than a rock album, it’s a conversation starter

This weekend, The Hard Aches embark on what is quite the highly anticipated album tour – the first presentation of their sophomore record Mess. As has become an intergral part of his songwriting, Ben David delves into personal territory and tread an emotional terrain that, particularly in the Australian rock scene, has long been considered murky and off-brand….

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Start planning! Final Music Cities Convention schedule now available for Melbourne

It’s coming! The 2018 Music Cities Convention will be taking over Arts Centre Melbourne for the first Australasian event of the building franchise, giving music industry folk from all over the world the opportunity to converge as this year’s edition theme stands out: Music as Infrastructure. Members will explore the relationship between music ecosystems and urban life,…

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The Kite String Tangle surprises with mini-album, The Kite String Tangle Presents: In a Desperate Moment

The Kite String Tangle doesn’t do things by halves, oh no. The QLD producer and songwriter has been busy preparing for some highly anticipated shows with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra for the Wave Festival, not to mention a swag of international shows but still, Danny Harley has managed to come through and end his week with a new…

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