3rd Annual AU Award Winners Revealed: A.B. Original, Remi, NGAIIRE, Colin Lillie & more come out on top

What an absolute trip 2016 has been as we’ve immersed ourselves in incredible live music scenes around the country. We’ve seen some stellar artists emerge from all corners, really making the year their own. As 2016 approaches its final weeks, the Australian industry and its artists have been celebrated in all different forms; from multiple…

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Photo Gallery: National Live Music Awards Sydney Gala – The Basement (29.11.16)

The inaugural National Live Music Awards in Sydney saw a gala take place at The Basement on Tuesday night, with the national category awards doled out, as well as the NSW State awards being gifted to the likes of NGAIIRE, Gang of Youths and more. Live performances on the night included sets from High Violet, Left., L-FRESH THE LION, Colin Lillie, Leah Flanagan and Totally…

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How A Festival Called PANAMA has emerged as one of the country’s best

This week, we learned of the latest additions to A festival called PANAMA for 2017. Alongside the likes of Kurt Vile, D.D Dumbo, Koi Child and Margaret Glaspy join some incredible musicians including Big Scary, Emma Louise, Julia Jacklin and NGAIIRE. To look at the festival line up, now in its full glory, is a thing of beauty – representative of some stellar international visitors…

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Julia Jacklin, The Avalanches, Big Scary among J Award nominees for 2016

It’s November, which means that for triple j, it’s officially Australian Music Month – dedicated to celebrating homegrown music and the artists who have been emerging, thriving and consistently nailing it throughout the year! This morning, the annual J Awards were announced, returning for its 12th year. The awards recognise breakthrough artists, some incredible albums and…

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RÜFÜS, NGAIIRE, DMA’s and more join Dune Rats at the Mountain Sounds Festival in February

Australian music is going to be celebrated in pretty fine form at the Mountain Sounds Festival next February, with the full line up showing its hand today. Joining the already announced Dune Rats on the bill is the likes of RÜFÜS, NGAIIRE, DMA’s, Bec Sandridge and more in its fourth year. Check out the full announcement reveal video below! The festival returns…

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Ali Barter, Ecca Vandal, Luke Million & more added to Beyond The Valley 2016!

Beyond The Valley just got a little sweeter, with the addition of some of our favourite names to the 2016 bill! Joining the likes of Alex Lahey, Chance The Rapper, Hudson Mohawke and Hermitude this December include Ali Barter, Ecca Vandal and Luke Million. Continuing to prove itself a diverse festival across pop, dance, rock and indie, Beyond The Valley has become a New…

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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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Client Liaison, Holy Holy, NGAIIRE, Gordi & more named in Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition shortlist!

The 2016 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition shortlist has today been unveiled, with 90 finalists being selected to proceed forward to the final stage of judging. Three prizes are up for grabs as always: the $50,000 first prize courtesy of APRA and Alberts Music, a $10,000 second prize thanks to AMPAL (Australasian Music Publishers Association) and…

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