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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Methyl Ethel announce new album, Everything Is Forgotten, dropping March 3rd

Perth’s psychedelic-pop trio Methyl Ethyl have just released the second cut from their upcoming second album, Everything Is Forgotten. The new single titled “Ubu” is a funk-driven journey opening with a fat bass line accompanied by frontman Jake Webb’s fluid vocals, before transforming into an intensely hypnotic, groovy hook about haircuts. It’s playful and tinged with a…

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Blood Orange, Big Scary, My Disco and more confirmed for Sugar Mountain 2017

Sugar Mountain has delivered a stomper line up for 2017 proving once more its status as one of the country’s best celebrations of new music and art from around the world. Names like Blood Orange, Big Scary, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Pantha Du Prince immediately jumped out as must-sees, especially considering this Melbourne date is to be Blood Orange’s only…

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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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