The 40 Best Albums of 2017

This week, we brought you an end of year list detailing some special Australian albums released this year, the Top 20 in fact, that have made their mark. With Gang of Youths‘ Go Farther in Lightness taking the Number One spot, and the likes of Jen Cloher, Ecca Vandal, Winston Surfshirt and more also featuring prominently, we revisited some of…

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Festival Review: Missy Elliott has Beyoncé dancing, while Frank Ocean serenades Brad Pitt at LA’s FYF Fest this weekend

From its humble beginnings as a one-night showcase at LA club The Echo, FYF Fest has evolved both in venue and scope with a diverse lineup spanning 3 days at Downtown’s Exposition Park. Day One’s Friday afternoon began with the punch of Sydney’s own Royal Headache, followed by the soothing touch of Canadian outfit BADBADNOTGOOD, whose…

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Star-studded Bon Iver set and surprise appearances from Troye Sivan & Skrillex the talk of Coachella as Gaga closes Day Two of Weekend Two

When you replicate a lineup of a festival across two weekends, generally there aren’t too many surprises left for punters – especially when that event live streams the first weekend to the world. But Coachella’s diverse lineup proved that they had plenty of tricks up their sleeves with several surprises throughout the day. Arguably biggest of…

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Californian singer/songwriter Thundercat returns with new album, Drunk

Genre-defying, multi-instrumentalist Thundercat will release his third full-length album Drunk February 24th on Brainfeeder, via Inertia Music. Known for a rich history of collaborations with heavy-weights like Mac Millar and Childish Gambino, this 23-track release will have a bunch of special guests including Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar, Washington and Flying Lotus, just to name a few. “Show You…

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