Alice Ivy, Gang of Youths, Gordi and more round out this year’s Vanda and Young Songwriting comp shortlist

The shortlist for this year’s Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition has been unveiled today, with submissions from all over the globe being considered for the ultimate prize – AUD $50,000 cash from APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG, not to mention an AUD $5,000 travel package from the Show Group. For this year’s competition, 3,296 songwriters entered…

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Dune Rats, Remi, Bec Sandridge and more announced as special guests for ‘Live At The Steps’ in Melbourne

As part of triple j’s Ausmusic Month, this year’s ‘Live At The Steps’ has not only moved to a larger venue at Melbourne’s Treasury Gardens, but the free live music event has been bolstered by some of the country’s most popular touring artists. Joining Baker Boy, Skegss, Tired Lion and Mallrat at ‘Live At The Steps’ will be special…

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Queens of the Stone Age throttle the Amphitheatre during Night Two of Splendour in the Grass

Day Two kicked into hyper-drive, starting off with an energetic bang! Opening in the Amphitheatre were NSW boys Hockey Dad, whilst Gretta Ray and Mallrat took to the Mix Up Stage and GW McLennan tent. Coming in like an energy drink, Confidence Man followed with an animated performance filled with little outfits, bubbly tunes and frantic dancing. “Boyfriend (Repeat)” saw the whole…

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Peking Duk announce largest national tour to date kicking off this April

You can’t deny that Peking Duk (Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles) are a force to be reckoned with, with their recent single ‘Stranger’ (ft. Elliphant) scoring #7 in 2016’s Hottest 100, and already hitting double platinum. The rambunctious Aussie electronic music duo have just announced a huge tour through all five states, with regional and capital shows, on their ‘Clowntown’ Tour. They’re…

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