Ed Sheeran still top of the charts, but could Drake steal his crown?

At this point, seeing the words ‘Ed Sheeran on top of the charts’ might seem less like news and more like a report on the status quo, but with less of his tracks appearing in the singles charts for this week, could we finally be seeing the Englishman’s stranglehold on the charts...

11 Bands Who Rose From The Ashes Of Others

We’re already far too aware of the fact that good things don’t last forever. After all, how many times have you discovered a band only to find out they broke up years before you got into them, meaning that your fanaticism will never experience the joy of seeing them live,...

More People Watched Crowded House’s Opera House Gig Than The ARIAs

Crowded House made their triumphant return to Sydney’s Opera House forecourt over the weekend. Which proved to be something of a ratings powerhouse for the ABC. Who broadcast the last of four sold out shows for the group. While the size of the crowd was a far cry from the...

Despite A Few Hitches, Crowded House Made A Glorious Return To The Opera House

“Don’t let them win”, sang Neil Finn, during the big old singalong that is ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’. He implored the throng to hold onto that thought, as it’s an important one right now, and everyone raised their voices a bit louder. And although this was not a political night...

Crowded House’s Sydney Opera House Concert Will Be Aired Live On TV

If you missed out on tickets to Crowded House’s upcoming string of Sydney Opera House performances or you just can’t make it into the NSW capital for the shows, the ABC has your back. As part of Ausmusic Month, the ABC have announced that they will be simulcasting the legendary...

Aussie Band Frontman Among Fans Hitting Out At Crowded House Touts

The welcome return of Australian-New Zealand music legends Crowded House has been somewhat soured by the fact that tickets to their upcoming encore shows at the Sydney Opera House have ended up on resale sites for thousands of dollars. Scalpers have apparently bought up tickets to the band’s upcoming shows,...

Crowded House Announce More Sydney Opera House Concerts

Having quickly sold out their first two Encore shows at the Sydney Opera House Forecourt, Australian-New Zealand music legends Crowded House have announced a third show set to take place on Thursday, 24th November 2016. The concerts will mark 20 years since the band bid Farewell to the World with...

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Crowded House With Chris Martin

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder teamed up with Coldplay’s Chris Martin over the weekend to perform a three-song set as part of Global Citizen Festival, a charity concert in New York’s Central Park that aims to eliminate global poverty. In addition to a rendition of the timeless Pearl Jam ballad...

Crowded House Return To Sydney For Two ‘Encore’ Shows

In 1996 the world bid farewell to Crowded House on the steps of the Sydney Opera House. This November, nearly 20 years to the day, the trans-Tasman band are reforming for two anniversary encore shows on the 25th and 26th of November – their only shows for 2016. The timing...

Crowded House Set To Reform For ARIA Hall Of Fame Induction

Crowded House are set to reunite for their induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame in November. The band will also be celebrating 30 years since unveiling their debut album, which coincides with the ARIA Awards’ 30th anniversary. After releasing their self-titled debut, Crowded House went on to sell more...

The 10 Greatest Songs About Melbourne

As we announced in late July, Bank Of Melbourne has launched the Melbourne Music Bank, which aspires to uncover the ‘next big thing’ by alluring the city’s best musicians with a major career boost of $15,000. All you have to do is submit an original composition inspired by Melbourne, sounds pretty...

Neil Finn Says Lorde Should Get Out Of New Zealand, Then Backtracks

Neil Finn’s third solo album Dizzy Heights is released today, as the singer-songwriter gears up for an Australian tour next month to support the release of his first solo effort in 13 years. But the treasured Crowded House/Split Enz frontman is dealing with comments he made yesterday to The Guardian in an interview promoting...

The Best Melbourne Songs Of All-Time Are By New Zealand Bands, Says Fan Poll

The songs that best represent the spirit and legacy of Melbourne, Australia’s music capital, are… by two New Zealanders. Australia’s always had a habit of co-opting talent from across the pond as its own, and its happened once again in the results of a new music poll that asked Aussie...

20 Years On: Crowded House – ‘Together Alone’

By the time that Together Alone had received its birth on the 18th of October 1993 the Melbourne band, made up of Neil Finn, Paul Hester and Nick Seymour, were one of Australia and New Zealand’s greatest exports. By 1993 the success of the Finn brothers and their various music...

40 Years Of Aussie Music Celebrated In Mushroom Exhibition

Ever wanted to peruse the personal collections of some of Australia’s biggest artists, like Paul Kelly, Jimmy Barnes, and Kylie Minogue? How about rifling through the desk of Mushroom mogul Michael Gudinski? A new exhibition of music memorabilia is giving punters the chance to do just that and more, in...