No more gatekeepers: Examining the changing face of Aussie hip hop

Hip-hop in Australia went from being a carved-in niche to a national phenomena over the course of the 2000s. Although the genre had been a...

Nick Cave throws support behind suicide prevention app for Aboriginal communities

Nick Cave has thrown his support behind a suicide prevention app for indigenous people of...

The ACT Government rejects Groovin The Moo pill testing plans

The ACT Government has knocked back a proposal to allow pill-testing at the Canberra leg...

Listen to Roger Waters’ scathing new protest tune, ‘Smell The Roses’

As we announced last week, Roger Waters is releasing his first rock album in 25...

Watch James Hetfield go topless in honour of Iggy Pop’s 70th birthday

Iggy Pop defied all odds to turn 70 over the weekend (well, on Friday), and...

Watch Dave Grohl and his mother speak at a book festival

There are a hell of a lot of Dave Grohl fans, which is why his...

Remembering the floppy discs Prince sent out so the media could type his new name

In 1993, Prince died for the first time, and in his place rose an artist...

Paul McCartney looks back and laughs at the bad reviews for Sgt. Pepper

On June 1, The Beatles’ magnum opus Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, arguably the...

Listen to Tash Sultana’s new single, ‘Murder To The Mind’

Tash Sultana has to be one of the most popular young Australian artists in the...

Roger Waters announces his first rock album in 25 years

Roger Waters’ 1992 album Amused To Death was a scathing indictment of the modern culture...

Watch the video for Blondie’s new Record Store Day single

Blondie have released a video clip for their new Record Store Day single, the bouncy...

Bluejuice’s Jake Stone releases new single, ‘Smoking Weed’

Jake Stone from the recently disassembled Bluejuice has teamed with Dan Williams of Art Vs...

Skunkhour are reforming next month for a Sydney show

Skunkhour reformed last year to perform their debut album in its entirety, and that show...

Premiere: Sydney artist Clulow drops ‘The 420 Doof’

One of Sydney’s best dance producers Clulow just recorded the ultimate 4/20 anthem, and asked...

Watch Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s 12-year-old son play live for Korn

As we reported last week, Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo,...

Six unreleased Prince songs to be released on Friday; listen to one now

Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Prince’s untimely death and to mark the occasion, Deliverance,...

Brisbane duo Mid Ayr run us through their new EP ‘Elm Way’

Brisbane’s Mid Ayr have been kicking goals all over the place for a while now,...

Watch as Dumb Punts and WASH turn Newtown into a moshpit

Last month, Sydney was treated to one hell of a punk bash as Melbourne trio...

The Smiths’ Record Store Day release features a strong anti-Trump etching

Record Store Day is a beautiful thing. It gives music lovers fresh new tunes and...

Bad//Dreems’ Alex Cameron on the group’s new record, politics, and meeting your idols

When Adelaide’s Bad//Dreems came together half a decade ago after meeting at a local football club,...

The music legends came thick and fast at Bluesfest 2017

“The people have the power” is what Patti Smith sings, but for the 28th Bluesfest...

Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song is back in the US charts this week

Kids these days with their Lordes and their Led Zeppelins. Yes, this week has seen...

Byron Bay’s Skegss have had their artwork ripped off by a US rapper

There have been plenty of times in the history of music when artists have had their...

Allday is at the top of his game on his long-awaited second album, ‘Speeding’

The question is… for how much longer can we call Allday the king of modern...

Anthony ‘DJ Albo’ Albanese gives Polish Club a spin for Record Store Day

Anthony Albanese, former deputy Prime Minister, and current Federal member for Grayndler, has proved to us...

How one genius talked his way into movie history on the Wayne’s World set

While writing about Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ entering the U.S. charts again this week based...

Slash is in the studio, and the Guns N’ Roses album rumours are swirling

Ever since the impossible occurred and the Gunners crew made up long enough to take...

Queens of the Stone Age just gave a very exciting update on the new album

We had a feeling that a pre-Splendour album release from headliners QOTSA may just be...

Single of the Week: ‘Hostage Stamps’ feels like At The Drive-In never left

Our Single of the Week for this week, At The Drive-In’s latest jam ‘Hostage Stamps’...

Comedy legend Bill Murray set to release his debut album

Bill Murray’s name is almost synonymous with comedy. From his early rise to fame as a...

Kendrick Lamar teases new music during Facebook live stream

Music fans were happily placated last week with the release of Kendrick Lamar’s fourth record DAMN.,...

Premiere: Veteran Adelaide emcee Vents asks us to look around us on ‘The Bees Are Dying’

It’s been six long years since Adelaide emcee Vents dropped his sophomore record Marked for...

Thundamentals’ Jeswon interviews Wil Wagner ahead of One Night Stand

Thundamentals may be one of the most exciting hip hop acts in the country, but...

Premiere: The Ruminaters drop a wonderfully hazy Super 8 filmclip for ‘How Can I’

Having knocked over a 25 date European tour last year, and then celebrating by dropping...

Green Day’s Mike Dirnt: “One thing I like about Australia is that you really get rock ‘n’ roll”

Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt is in Las Vegas, Nevada, yet as he sits down...

The Blurst of Times set times have just dropped

Brissy’s absolute treat of a festival The Blurst of Times is about to roll through...

Edgar Wright really wants to work with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

An exciting partnership could be in the works if Shaun of the Dead and Hot...

Violent Soho reassure fans they aren’t breaking up, and have a new record in the works

It was only a few weeks ago that beloved rockers Violent Soho made a lot...

The Smith Street Band join QOTSA, Nine Inch Nails and more at Riot Fest 2017

This year’s just-announced Riot Fest has without a doubt one of the most mouth-watering lineups...

The 7 best Aussie songs you haven’t heard with PBS FM Music Director Cam Durnsford

Community radio music directors often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable...

Premiere: Aussie metal champs Superheist are back with one purpose: ‘Raise Hell’

Having returned in late 2016 from a 13 year hiatus with new vocalist Ezekiel Ox...