The 17 Best Aussie Records Of The Year So Far

The 17 Best Aussie Records Of The Year So Far

We’re halfway through the year and that means it’s time to look back and reflect on the past six months and from what we can

Inside The Recording Of An Album With The Middle East’s Bree Tranter

Inside The Recording Of An Album With The Middle East’s Bree Tranter

Bree Tranter, formerly of combustible sensations The Middle East, dropped her long-awaited solo album Another Night on Earth last week, and has sent along an assortment of

Does Listening To Music Help You Study, Or Just Make It Harder?

Does Listening To Music Help You Study, Or Just Make It Harder?

Exams have just about wrapped up this year, and no doubt a lot of students were reading textbooks with headphones in, trying to ease the pain

All The Live Music You Can’t Miss This Month At NGV

All The Live Music You Can’t Miss This Month At NGV

Melbourne’s NGV has just become an ideal place to catch live music every Friday night with the introduction of a new weekly event: ‘Friday Nights at NGV’.

15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than ‘Stairway To Heaven’ & ‘Taurus’

15 Songs That Sound More Similar Than ‘Stairway To Heaven’ & ‘Taurus’

So Led Zeppelin officially didn’t rip off ‘Stairway to Heaven’ from an obscure instrumental by a 1960s prog-rock band. At least as far as a

A Music Lover’s Guide To The 2016 Federal Election

A Music Lover’s Guide To The 2016 Federal Election

With the 2016 Federal Election looming (it’s 2nd July, in case you forgot), the one thing that seems to be on the lips and minds of voters

6 Albums That Changed letlive.’s Lives

6 Albums That Changed letlive.’s Lives

Los Angeles punk outfit letlive. have just released their fourth album, If I’m The Devil…, a counterculture smack in the face that defies the constraints of

The 8 Best Aussie Songs You Haven’t Heard with SYN Music Director Gloria Brancatisano

The 8 Best Aussie Songs You Haven’t Heard with SYN Music Director Gloria Brancatisano

Community radio music directors often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable thirst to keep their ears ahead of the curve. So

An Essential Guide To Led Zeppelin In 6 Songs

An Essential Guide To Led Zeppelin In 6 Songs

One of the greatest rock bands of all time deserves only the heaviest, most epic of symphonic tributes and that’s precisely what Stairway To Heaven

The Guitar Gear Hoodlum Shouts Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear Hoodlum Shouts Couldn’t Live Without

Canberra rockers Hoodlum Shouts have returned after four years with a new album, Heat Island, out through Poison City Records. Having just capped off their

Cat’s Eyes On Pushing The Boundaries Of Traditional Pop Music

Cat’s Eyes On Pushing The Boundaries Of Traditional Pop Music

Cat’s Eyes are an enigmatic duo, comprised of Italian-Canadian opera soprano and classical multi-instrumentalist Rachel Zeffira, and prowling frontman of British psych rockers The Horrors,

12 Aussie Bands Who Started Their Own Businesses

12 Aussie Bands Who Started Their Own Businesses

It’s easy to imagine that our favourite musos spend their days just writing and rehearsing, and then playing gigs all weekend, but for most part they

We Heard Blink-182’s New Album ‘California’ & These Are Our First Impressions

We Heard Blink-182’s New Album ‘California’ & These Are Our First Impressions

Hello nostalgia, our old friend. Marking the twenty-second year of their seminal career, Blink 182 are set to release their seventh studio album, California. The band

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu & Lewis Cancut Chat About Australia’s Love Of J-Pop

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu & Lewis Cancut Chat About Australia’s Love Of J-Pop

It’s fair to say that J-Pop megastar Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, has rapidly become one of the largest cultural sensations on the planet. Thanks to her

The Temper Trap On Bouncing Back From A Disappointing Second Album

The Temper Trap On Bouncing Back From A Disappointing Second Album

It’s a glorious early summer afternoon in New York City, an ideal rejoinder to the previous evening when the members of The Temper Trap stood

The 6 Albums That Changed Marcus Whale’s Life

The 6 Albums That Changed Marcus Whale’s Life

Marcus Whale is one of Australia’s most prolific, versatile and ever-surprising talents, having performed in a variety of projects like BV, Collarbones, Scissor Lock and Tennis Boys

Inside One Of Australia’s Most Exciting New Indie Rock Talents DIET.

Inside One Of Australia’s Most Exciting New Indie Rock Talents DIET.

In keeping with the theme of Aussie bands smashing 2016 out of the park, Melbourne indie-pop hooligans DIET. are stepping up to the plate again



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