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17 Awesome Things We Learnt From Bluesfest’s Peter Noble

17 Awesome Things We Learnt From Bluesfest’s Peter Noble

This Easter long weekend marks Bluesfest’s 25th anniversary, complete with a Silver Jubilee lineup of around 90 artists playing across six stages over five days at...

Dan Sultan: ‘Be True To Yourself & Fuck Everyone Basically’

Dan Sultan: ‘Be True To Yourself & Fuck Everyone Basically’

It had been five gruelling years since Melbourne’s born and bred cannon of rock’n’roll and country soul, Dan Sultan, had released a record. Seeking refuge from...

The ‘Biggest’ Bands In The World, By Velociraptor

The ‘Biggest’ Bands In The World, By Velociraptor

Brisbane based 10-14 piece band Velociraptor are back on the scene, having recently signed to Dot Dash/Remote Control Records the collective will be releasing their follow...

Smith Street Band’s Wil Wagner Reviews The Menzingers New Album

Smith Street Band’s Wil Wagner Reviews The Menzingers New Album

Philadelphia-based band The Menzingers are about to release their new album Rented World on April 18 via Epitaph Records. Rented World is the fourth studio album from the band and the follow-up to their critically-applauded...

7 Things Everyone Went Crazy About At Coachella 2014

7 Things Everyone Went Crazy About At Coachella 2014

Unless you were one of the thousands kicking it in the Californian desert over the weekend, you probably missed the first weekend of Coachella 2014. However,...

7 Most ‘Aussie’ Moments In Australian Music, By Client Liaison

7 Most ‘Aussie’ Moments In Australian Music, By Client Liaison

With a mere trio of singles under their belt Client Liaison have already accomplished an awful lot. The 2012 debut single and ode to 20th Century Australian...

6 Albums That Changed tUnE-yArDs’ Life

6 Albums That Changed tUnE-yArDs’ Life

tUnE-yArDs (a.k.a Merrill Garbus) is set to release her third record, Nikki Nack, in early May. Renowned for her strong voice, complex rhythmic composition, and diverse...

The Profile: Saidah Baba Talibah

The Profile: Saidah Baba Talibah

With so much new music floating around the interwebs, sometimes it’s hard to dig a little deeper and find out more about a promising artist. That’s...

The Sexiest Album Covers Ever, With Hunx And His Punx

The Sexiest Album Covers Ever, With Hunx And His Punx

After their first visit in 2013 performing at Sugar Mountain Festival, MONA FOMA, and tearing across Australia playing some wild sold out shows, Hunx And His...

The 6 Greatest Backstage Riders With Yacht Club Djs

The 6 Greatest Backstage Riders With Yacht Club Djs

For Yacht Club DJs, the last six years have seen five glorious mixtapes, thousands of shows, international tours (not least of which, a sold out run through...

6 Tips For Touring Overseas, With The Paper Kites

6 Tips For Touring Overseas, With The Paper Kites

Melbourne’s much loved folk five-piece, The Paper Kites have enjoyed  whirlwind six months since the release of their album States, which included a headline tour of Canada and the...

Trophy Eyes

Trophy Eyes

Newcastle pop punk/ hardcore 5-piece Trophy Eyes have been rustling up massive underground hype of late. Earlier this year the band were crowned winners of Triple J’s...

Mac DeMarco: “That Was The Most Messed Up I’ve Ever Been In My Entire Life”

Mac DeMarco: “That Was The Most Messed Up I’ve Ever Been In My Entire Life”

In 2012, Vernor Winfield McBriare Smith IV, perhaps better known as Mac DeMarco, was signed to New York City’s ultimately hip independent label, Captured Tracks. That...

Chet Faker’s 10 Most Played Albums On His iTunes

Chet Faker’s 10 Most Played Albums On His iTunes

Melbourne’s soul pin-up boy Chet Faker is about to release his debut LP Built on Glass the highly anticipated follow up to the 2013 gold-selling debut EP...

The 5 Most Important Moments In Punk, With Poison Idea

The 5 Most Important Moments In Punk, With Poison Idea

The term ‘punk rock royalty’ is synonymous with the Portland-based outfit, Poison Idea. Renown for their highly-energised records such as 1990’s Feel The Darkness and the...

The Profile: Emma Russack

The Profile: Emma Russack

With so much new music floating around the interwebs, sometimes it’s hard to dig a little deeper and find out more about a promising artist. That’s...

Top 8 Records From March You Might’ve Missed

Top 8 Records From March You Might’ve Missed

For all the great albums that grab the music media spotlight, there’s many more that slip by the warm glow of recognition. It’s not always for...

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