Rap-A-Lot Records founder James A. Prince to deliver SXSW Music keynote in March!

SXSW Music has announced another keynote speaker for its 2016 programming to join producer Tony Visconti, this time heading into the hip-hop world in welcoming Rap-A-Lot Records founder James A. Prince to the festival and conference! To be interviewed by rapper Bun B on March 17th at the Austin Convention Centre, the company’s founder and current CEO will…

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The Hills Are Alive announce full line up & make tickets available to public

The complete line-up for the eighth The Hills Are Alive has been announced and for the first time in the event’s history a limited allocation of tickets has been made available to the general public. The line-up includes Bad//Dreams, The Belligerents, Fraser A Gorman, Grenadiers, Running Touch, Arthur Penn and the Funky Ten, Venus Court, Fossil Fuel and many…

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PJ Harvey, Julia Holter & múm and more confirmed for Iceland Airwaves 2016

Iceland Airwaves 2016 have confirmed their first round of acts including  PJ Harvey, Julia Holter and múm with Kronos Quartet. Other artists lined up for the festival are Axel Flóvent, GKR, Mammút, Reykjavíkurdætur, Mr.Silla and Sturla Atlas.  The iconic festival will take place in Reykjavík, Iceland on the 2nd – 6th of November this year. The ticket options include an international package…

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Backstage at Laneway Festival Singapore, Battles comment on their new LP & linking up with new artists on tour!

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is known for bringing together artists who’ve either laid down some hot collaborations (Chet Faker x Banks), brought the love-ins onstage (Connan Mockasin x Mac DeMarco) and have provided opportunities for international touring bands to get to know some fellow artists they’ve not yet had the chance to see. This…

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Seven Acts Not To Miss From The Carriageworks 2016 Program

Sydney’s Carriageworks 2016 program is currently underway, presenting contemporary multi-arts performances. It is Carriageworks most ambitious program showcasing a diverse range of projects spanning visual arts, dance, performance, film, talks and music. With over 740 artists on show, we’ve done the hard work for you and scoured the program for acts not to miss. K-Pop Party…

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Papa Pilko and the Binrats, The Dead Love & more join The Lockhearts at Old Mate’s Block Party in Sydney!

**Editorial Note: Since publishing, Papa Bilko and the Binrats have had to pull out of the event, being replaced by JOSEPH LIDDY AND THE SKELETON HORSE. Sydney musicians are hosting a celebration of the talent continuing to thrive within the city in the face of recent venue shutdowns, licensing restrictions and the general calls of the music…

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