Underage event XraySpeX returns to the Oxford Art Factory in November

Following on from its successful debut in July, the crew behind XraySpeX are coming back to the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney with another jam packed live music event, specifically catered for the underage music fans. Headlined by The Belligerents and featuring the likes of Jack River, Bleeding Knees Club and Taj Ralph, November’s XraySpeX event is proudly brought to…

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Manu Crook$ and Caiti Baker reign supreme through BIGSOUND’s second night

Night Two of BIGSOUND brought some huge voices out to The Valley on Wednesday night. Split between heavy hitting vocals and fleshed out bands, we were spoiled for choice; when you have the likes of Total Giovanni and The Belligerents rolling alongside buzz artists like Body/Type and Willaris.K, you know that the Australian band scene is heaving. We made sure…

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Konstantin Kersting of The Belligerents talks “Caroline” & their debut album!

As I’m chatting to Konstantin Kersting, bassist of The Belligerents, the band has just touched down in Melbourne and their cymbals appear to be missing in action. While the remainder of the Brisbane five-piece tracked down the elusive percussion pieces, Konstantin chatted with me about their upcoming album release, their new single “Caroline”, national tours,…

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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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The Preatures, Pierce Brothers and more for NYE on the Hill in Gippsland!

The NYE on the Hill crew have delivered once more for their 2016 event, positioning The Preatures and the Pierce Brothers at the top of their line up announcement, unveiled today. Known for celebrating emerging and some of our favourite established touring bands, the festival has curated a diverse line up rich in talent another year running. The three day, two night…

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Single of the Day: The Belligerents “Caroline” (2016)

Brissy group The Belligerents have come through once again with new single “Caroline”. Taken from their debut album Science Fiction (coming this November), The Belligerents continue to play with psych and some bloody great pop before taking a sharp turn toward some dance-party inciting sounds before winding out – “Caroline” is colourful, textured and definitely an exciting indicator…

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