Photo Gallery: Electric Lady ft. Jack River, Alex Lahey, Bec Sandridge & more – Metro Theatre, Sydney (30.06.17)

Electric Lady took over the east coast this weekend just gone, with Jack River leading a tour de force of incredible women through unmissable live shows in Sydney and Melbourne. Taking to Sydney’s Metro Theatre on Friday night, fans were able to see Jack River, Ali Barter, Alex Lahey, Bec Sandridge, Rackett, Gretta Ray and Body Type in full swing. Photos by Belinda Dipalo.

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The…

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The Hills Are Alive announces Cloud Control, Amy Shark and more for 2017 festival

The hills are definitely going to be alive in South Gippsland in March. The 9th annual ‘Festival of Friends’ and the line-up for The Hills Are Alive is all killer, no filler. For three days, the farm comes alive with music, comedians, food, field games, and for the really committed, free camping. Featuring the likes of Cloud Control, Dope Lemon, Amy…

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Festival Photo Gallery: Falls Festival (Day Two) – Lorne, Victoria (29.12.16)

The second day of programming at the 2016 Falls Festival saw The Valley Stage host the likes of Gretta Ray, Fat Freddy’s Drop, AlunaGeorge and Illy, before night fell and artists including Ta-ku and Childish Gambino came out to play with Lorne punters. John brings us the photo coverage from Thursday’s acts, including a trip to the Village and Rancho Relax!

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The State of Affairs: APRA AMCOS release their 2015-2016 review report, Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition winners announced & more!

This week in the music industry, APRA AMCOS released their full review report for the 2015-2016 financial year period, Melbourne’s Gretta Ray won the 2016 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition, a new social networking app for the music industry was launched, and tickets to the inaugural National Live Music Awards are available now. APRA AMCOS 2015-2016…

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Gretta Ray takes out the Vanda & Young Songwriting Comp for 2016 with “Drive”

Newcomer Gretta Ray has won the $50,000 first prize in this year’s Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition with her debut single “Drive”. Out of the 3,934 entries, the young Melbourne artist came out on top ahead of Emma Louise and “Underflow” in second place, and Sydney’s Tigertown (“Lonely Cities”) and US songwriter Tia P (“4 Seats From Beyoncé”) who came in…

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