The 40 Best Albums of 2017

This week, we brought you an end of year list detailing some special Australian albums released this year, the Top 20 in fact, that have made their mark. With Gang of Youths‘ Go Farther in Lightness taking the Number One spot, and the likes of Jen Cloher, Ecca Vandal, Winston Surfshirt and more also featuring prominently, we revisited some of…

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Interview: Kim Churchill on returning home for FOTSUN, fresh from touring Europe with Milky Chance

Kim Churchill is no stranger to the Australian festival scene. Easily one of the country’s most popular and hardworking performers, Churchill found himself home from Europe and back into the swing of things earlier this month, hitting the Festival of the Sun stage in Port Macquarie. We checked in with Kim as the weekend rolled out! It’s always…

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BOAT SHOW, Timberwolf, Ziggy Ramo to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Hills Are Alive

South Gippsland drawcard event, The Hills Are Alive, celebrates 10 years in 2017 and the organisers have grouped together a great line up of artists to mark the occasion and bring punters good times next March. The Farm is hosting the likes of BOAT SHOW, Ziggy Ramo, Timberwolf, Alex the Astronaut and more this year, and as co-producer Aidan McLaren has explained…

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia….

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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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Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down & more added to The Great Escape line up!

Brighton mega-festival and industry convention, The Great Escape, has just added a whole new round of artists to the 2016 bill because evidently 300 musicians on the first announcement signified that they were only getting started. The new announcement includes exciting artists including Thomas Cohen, Barns Courtney, SG Lewis  and Carnival Youth, while Australian acts like Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down, Vallis Alps and Kim…

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