Battlehounds, The Byzantines, Playback 808 & more win annual Clipsal 500 ‘Bands on Track’ competition

When the Clipsal 500 race comes through Adelaide next year, the official after-race concerts will be showcasing the talents of some musical heavy hitters, not to mention opening the stage up to some of South Australia’s best emerging artists. The winners of the annual ‘Bands on Track’ competition have been revealed today, with the artists announced…

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Adelaide’s Clipsal 500 offering local musos chance to share the stage with Hilltop Hoods, Hunters & Collectors in March

South Australian artists have been given another chance to hit up stages at the Clipsal 500, with the Bands On Track competition now open! This year saw the likes of Nakatomi, Cabin Cults, Wasted Wanderers and Thom Lion win opening spots at the concerts held in early March; winners of the Bands On Track comp for 2017 will be notified on…

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year,…

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Photo Gallery: Hilltop Hoods & the ASO + Maverick Sabre + A.B. Original – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (16.04.16)

Today, the Hilltop Hoods broke a record of their own, selling out all tickets for their arena show at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena. This comes off the back of what was an incredible hometown show in Adelaide on Saturday night, bringing their Restrung Tour to the Entertainment Centre with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, supported by Maverick Sabre…

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2016 APRA Music Awards Wrap: Courtney Barnett, Kevin Parker, Sia & more recognised in Sydney!

Last night, Carriageworks hosted the 2016 APRA Music Awards, where the likes of Courtney Barnett, Kevin Parker, Peking Duk and Sia walked away with awards recognising some stellar songwriting through 2015, while Cold Chisel and songwriter Phil Barton were both acknowledged with special awards commending their work and contribution to the industry both in Australia and abroad. Performances on the night brought some unique highlights…

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