Holy Holy: Young Bands Are Being Crippled By Expectation And The Weight Of History

Holy Holy: Young Bands Are Being Crippled By Expectation And The Weight Of History

As guitarist and producer Oscar Dawson makes his cup of morning coffee, “feeling lazy” at home in Melbourne, you wouldn’t think that the indie rockers

The Delta Riggs Want To Give Their Fans Memories Instead Of Merch

The Delta Riggs Want To Give Their Fans Memories Instead Of Merch

Australia’s irrepressible jam-band, The Delta Riggs are releasing their third studio album Active Galactic tomorrow, and fans are in for a disco-infused, punk-laced rock ‘n’ roll


The Guitar Gear Deftones Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear Deftones Couldn’t Live Without

California heavy music veterans Deftones have announced they are set to return to Australia for a run of national headline shows this November, to be


How Harts Is Smashing The Limitations Of Bedroom Recording

How Harts Is Smashing The Limitations Of Bedroom Recording

It’s been six to seven years since Melbourne soulster Harts starting putting together songs for his debut EP Offtime in his tiny bedroom. Now in


Glass Animals On Hunting For UFOs And Making Guns In Grandma’s Basement

Glass Animals On Hunting For UFOs And Making Guns In Grandma’s Basement

Glass Animals’ sophomore release How To Be a Human Being drops on 26 August, and with it the weight of expectation. But for Glass Animals, there’s


The Records That Changed The Superjesus’ Life

The Records That Changed The Superjesus’ Life

The Superjesus have returned in the biggest possible way, with a new EP having just been released, and a brand new string of national tour dates


A.B. Original: “Being Subtle & Humble Is What The Oppressor Wants, We’re Not About That”

A.B. Original: “Being Subtle & Humble Is What The Oppressor Wants, We’re Not About That”

Confrontation is what A.B. Original are and what they stand for, and their upcoming appearance at BIGSOUND may just be the push in the right direction


Alex Williamson On The Loosest Units In Aussie Music And Getting ‘Punched’ By Kerser

Alex Williamson On The Loosest Units In Aussie Music And Getting ‘Punched’ By Kerser

Alex Williamson is the Adelaide comedian and musician skewering all sorts of Australian tropes, examining the role of the ‘bogan’ in modern Australian society on his popular


One Of Violent Soho’s Biggest Singles Almost Ended Up A B-Side

One Of Violent Soho’s Biggest Singles Almost Ended Up A B-Side

The road for Brisbane alt-rockers Violent Soho has been far from smooth. Yet, after hitting another year, their frontman has plenty to celebrate – especially


The Legendary Kid Congo Talks The Bad Seeds, Spider Goddesses, And Pink Monkey Birds

The Legendary Kid Congo Talks The Bad Seeds, Spider Goddesses, And Pink Monkey Birds

Kid Congo Powers has had a remarkable career in music as the noisy open-tuned guitarist of legendary outfits like Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds,


Twelve Foot Ninja: Triple J Is “Stepping In A Positive Direction For Fans Of Heavy Music”

Twelve Foot Ninja: Triple J Is “Stepping In A Positive Direction For Fans Of Heavy Music”

It is an insanely exciting time to be a member of Twelve Foot Ninja. Sophomore album Outlier is ready to drop on August 26, new


Pierce The Veil Discuss The Long, Challenging Road To ‘Misadventures’

Pierce The Veil Discuss The Long, Challenging Road To ‘Misadventures’

American post-hardcore band Pierce The Veil recently released their fourth studio album, Misadventures – but it was a long time coming. Initially scheduled for release in 2014,


The Story Behind Australia’s First Aboriginal Protest Album

The Story Behind Australia’s First Aboriginal Protest Album

Cooper-Lily Nikora interviews Luke Peacock of The Painted Ladies ahead of a special performance with Vic Simms this Friday night at Melbourne’s NGV. No one


Palace Of The King Recount Europe’s Huge Passion For Aussie Rock

Palace Of The King Recount Europe’s Huge Passion For Aussie Rock

Melbourne 6-piece Palace Of The King are one of the hardest working bands in the rock ‘n roll scene, with two EPs, two albums, and


The Pretty Littles And Food Court Grill Each Other In A Hard-Hitting Interview

The Pretty Littles And Food Court Grill Each Other In A Hard-Hitting Interview

You may not know this, but this year marks the 200th anniversary of the invention of the fabled bain marie – which has of course become


Avoid Being A Sleaze With Abbe May’s Guide To Flirting

Avoid Being A Sleaze With Abbe May’s Guide To Flirting

Abbe May is back after a pretty tumultuous couple of years with the slinky comeback ‘Are We Flirting?’, the lead single from her forthcoming record Bitchcraft.


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




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