Jen Cloher, Alex Lahey, Gang of Youths & more make the longlist for the Australian Music Prize

The longlist for the 13th Australian Music Prize has been unveiled, following an official event in Melbourne overnight that saw three of the nominees perform, and a selection of the longlist announced by a line up of special guests. At The National Hotel in Richmond, RocKwiz’s Brian Nankervis and The Jezabels‘ Sam Lockwood hosted the AMP event, that saw Jen…

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Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Harts Mill, Port Adelaide (03.02.17)

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival pulled up into Harts Mill in Port Adelaide yesterday, the first stop of the epic three-day run of events to see out the 2017 tour. The sun beat down strongly on the riverside location, with artists including Julia Jacklin, Camp Cope and Car Seat Headrest facing the rays like champions. With the evening program consisting…

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Album News Weekly: 24th November 2016

This week in album news, we hear the first hypnotic/insane offering from one of the four King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard albums we’re expecting next year, Iranianian-born Dutch songwriter Sevdaliza haunts us with her minimalist electronic-pop and LA dream Molly Burch gives us a classic 70’s throwback with her charming indie-pop, plus more… LOYLE CARNER This…

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D.D Dumbo’s Utopia Defeated named Australian Album of the Year at 2016 J Awards

As part of triple j’s Ausmusic Month, the annual J Awards were announced in Melbourne this afternoon, with D.D Dumbo emerging supreme as winner of Australian Album of the Year for his acclaimed 2016 release Utopia Defeated. Also crowned winners at the ceremony today were Tash Sultana (Unearthed Artist of the Year) and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, who nabbed both 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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