The 20 Best Albums of 2016…So Far

Having tipped the midway point of 2016, we asked our team to look back on what’s been a strong six months of new music releases already. Across the genres, there’ve been some stellar local and international albums dropping and drawing some heated conversation across fandoms. Whether it was in The Drones‘ release of arguably their…

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Flight Facilities join Sigur Rós, Ice Cube and more at the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco

The tenth Treasure Island Music Festival has unveiled its line up for this year and, for its final year being held on the island in San Francisco Bay, the organisers have planned a memorable list of artists. Headlined by Sigur Rós and Ice Cube, the Treasure Island Music Festival also features James Blake, Purity Ring and Sydney’s Flight Facilities (the…

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James Blake releases anticipated third album The Colour in Anything today

New James Blake music is here and ready to make you feel all the feels once more. Originally slated to drop at midnight (US time), Blake’s third album The Colour in Anything is currently sitting pretty on Spotify and iTunes right now. The 17-track album features some notable names, with Rick Rubin as co-producer, a contribution by Bon Iver on the haunting “I Need a…

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Beyoncé premieres sixth album LEMONADE on TIDAL; features Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, James Blake & The Weeknd!

Well, after another brilliantly executed social media campaign that sparked the interest of the Beyhive and anyone with any passing interest in anything Beyoncé, Lemonade has finally been revealed. Coming to fans in the form of a hotly anticipated HBO Special, the Lemonade special showed a whole album’s worth of visuals and new songs. The…

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Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is huge. Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at The Strokes, while rumoured headliners The Cure have also been confirmed. The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels,…

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