The 12 best albums made by triple j

This Friday just gone marked the release day of this year’s triple j Hottest 100 compilation. The annual selection of tracks serves as a way to collect some of the highlights of the most recent Hottest 100 countdown, and also as a musical time capsule of years past – not...

The Presets, Jake Shears To Play Mardi Gras 2013

Sydney’s globally recognised celebration of sexual liberation, Mardi Gras, is fluffing the feather boas and oiling the gears for next February and March in its 35th year of championing “lesbian gay bisexual transgender queer and intersex pride.” Mardi Gras has a long and illustrious relationship with live music, and this...

The End Of Scissor Sisters? Group Announce Indefinite Hiatus

Were you amongst the lucky few fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of sassy US pop rockers the Scissor Sisters during their Australian stopover earlier this year? Count yourself lucky (or possibly unlucky if you witnessed their disaster ridden set at Pyramid rock), because you may not see them again...

Scissor Sisters Announce Australian Tour 2012

New York’s leading purveyors of glam-disco, Scissor Sisters, have announced their return to Australian soil in support of their latest slight of delightful pop campery, Magic Hour. Playing a rapid-fire east coast tour, with dates in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, they’ll be bringing their lights and lycra to kick off in...

Scissor Sisters – Baby Come Home

The Scissor Sisters’ fantastic new record Magic Hour is finally out, and this morning the band released an official video for Baby Come Home, one of the strongest tracks on the new LP.

Josh Homme Stars In Infomercial For New Scissor Sisters Album

If you were the Scissor Sisters, who would be the best person to pitch your latest collection of disco-infused pop? Why, the frontman for desert rockers Queens of the Stone Age of course. In a brilliantly humorous bit of marketing, Joshua Homme has lent his services to promote the ‘benefits’...

Scissor Sisters Announce New Album

Prepare to be led down a seedy alley into a backwoods discotheque one more time – everybody’s favourite homopop band Scissor Sisters have announced that their fourth studio album Magic Hour will be released on 28th May. The lead single ‘Only The Horses’ will be released a week earlier as...

Summadayze

Summadayze. A New Year’s Day institution and, for some, a semi-religious event. One day. Ten stages. Over a hundred DJs and bands from Australia and around the world. This one day festival is one of the highlights of the events Future Entertainment put on in Australia. It has been at...

Scissor Sisters Try To Lure Josh Homme

2011 seems to be the year of bizarre and unexpected collaborations, so we’re not too surprised to hear about another potential weird matchup. Jake Shears, the enigmatic frontman for everybody’s favourite glam band Scissor Sisters, has revealed in an interview that the band are working on a follow up to...

Pyramid Rock Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

On the back of their lineup announcement a few weeks ago, Pyramid Rock have announced that tickets will be going on sale at 9am AEST tomorrow morning. If you fancy that idea of bringing in the New Year with the likes of Scissor Sisters, The Living End, Gotye, and Grandmaster...

Pyramid Rock Festival 2011 Lineup Announced

Pretty much the last festival this year that we’d still been waiting on an announcement for, and indeed wondering which bands were left in the world to play at it, but it looks like the organisers have found a pretty good line up to keep fans of the annual Phillip...