Call out for Australian bands as Music Matters Live confirms Singapore return this September

Asia’s biggest music, sports, gaming and entertainment industry conference –All That Matters – and its live component Music Matters Live – is back again this year in September, and it’s sending out a callout for bands to register for this massive event. And of course this includes Australian artists. The 3-day, 4-night conference will be back…

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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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G Flip and RVG join impressive list of Australians bound for The Great Escape

The Great Escape is now properly entering its countdown for 2018, with the largest European music discovery event anticipating another huge year this May. The likes of Superorganism, Japanese Breakfast, Soccer Mommy, Phoebe Bridgers and more are heading to Brighton to represent for some of music’s most buzzed about artists, while the Australian contingent also continues to grow. Breakthrough…

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Branford Marsalis, Madeleine Peyroux & more to perform at the 2018 Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Overnight at The Langham, the official program for the Melbourne International Jazz Festival was launched to a room of artists, media, sponsors and other industry folk who had gathered to see what Artistic Director Michael Tortoni and his team have curated for the festival’s 21st year. Masters of Jazz are to be highlighted, while the new guard of contemporary…

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SXSW Tuesday: Aussie buzz act G-Flip plays her first ever show and Steve Aoki brings Interactive to a close as the music gets rolling

Tuesday marked the fifth day of SXSW for 2018, and as is tradition, it served as the changeover point for the festival between “interactive” and “music”, whole “film” continues throughout the week. Red River Street between 8th and 10th seemed to be one of biggest hotbeds of activity for the Tuesday, with two venues in…

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