Amanda Palmer On Her Art, Her Fans, And Her Bond With Australia

Amanda Palmer On Her Art, Her Fans, And Her Bond With Australia

Art and creativity have always been a constant component and a driving force behind initiating change. Especially in the current political climate, we find that

We Chat To Shaggy About Whether Music Was Actually Better In The ’90s

We Chat To Shaggy About Whether Music Was Actually Better In The ’90s

“I have fans come up to me all the time and they’ll introduce their child to me and they’ll say something like; ‘hey this is


Refused And The Changing Shape Of Punk To Come

Refused And The Changing Shape Of Punk To Come

In 2012, 14 years on from their acrimonious split, Swedish hardcore giants Refused made a triumphant return for one of the year’s biggest and most


The Jezabels Hayley Mary On Inflated Egos And The Dark Side Of Byron Bay

The Jezabels Hayley Mary On Inflated Egos And The Dark Side Of Byron Bay

It’s late afternoon on Day two of Falls, and the sun shows no signs of going anywhere as the vocalist uses her leopard print blouse


QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen Chats Gone Is Gone, ‘Echolocation’, And His Struggle With Iggy Pop

QOTSA’s Troy Van Leeuwen Chats Gone Is Gone, ‘Echolocation’, And His Struggle With Iggy Pop

It really does feel like we’re on opposite sides of the world, with guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age) bringing the sunny


Meet The UK’s Brash New Indie Rock Export High Tyde

Meet The UK’s Brash New Indie Rock Export High Tyde

That feeling of the first time touring, getting paid to do something you love, is so incredibly infectious. It’s all about taking those first steps


Vancouver Sleep Clinic Give Us A Glimpse Inside Their Long-Awaited Concept Album ‘Revival’

Vancouver Sleep Clinic Give Us A Glimpse Inside Their Long-Awaited Concept Album ‘Revival’

Music often serves several purposes, although individual listening experiences may differ entirely, most of us are on the hunt for that active listening experience. But


Jamie T Details What It’s Like For A Performer Battling With Crippling Anxiety

Jamie T Details What It’s Like For A Performer Battling With Crippling Anxiety

It’s hard, when talking across hemispheres to Jamie T in his Wimbledon home, not to picture him as he is on the cover of his


What’s It Like Trying To Curate The Whole Of Bandcamp?

What’s It Like Trying To Curate The Whole Of Bandcamp?

Bandcamp, a name now so synonymous with music lovers across the globe. As both a company and an entity, Bandcamp has placed the power of commercialism


What Happens When Your Forgotten Track Suddenly Becomes A Global Mega-Hit?

What Happens When Your Forgotten Track Suddenly Becomes A Global Mega-Hit?

Sometimes success can really blindside you and it can certainly take many forms, particularly with music. With one particular artist, success was thrust upon her


Trivium’s Matt Heafy On What’s Kept Him Sane Being In The Band Since Age 12

Trivium’s Matt Heafy On What’s Kept Him Sane Being In The Band Since Age 12

“I still remember that trip as if it were a couple of weeks ago.” The venture the metal frontman is referring to is the Orlando


Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén Talks Life Advice & Continuing The Band’s Legacy

Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén Talks Life Advice & Continuing The Band’s Legacy

Refused is a Swedish hardcore punk band whose initial career was as brief and frenetic as their music. Formed in Sweden in 1991, the group


What Europe’s Biggest Protest Band Think Of Australia’s Refugee Crisis

What Europe’s Biggest Protest Band Think Of Australia’s Refugee Crisis

As rebellious and politically incisive as they are fun and raucous, Dubioza Kolektiv hail from Bosnia and Herzegovina and have developed a reputation as one


What Really Goes Into Putting A Festival Lineup Together

What Really Goes Into Putting A Festival Lineup Together

Picking bands for a lineup is easy – anyone can scrawl down the perfect selection of acts on the back of a napkin and dream


From The Voice To The Top Of The Charts: Inside Vera Blue’s Breakout Year

From The Voice To The Top Of The Charts: Inside Vera Blue’s Breakout Year

As we’ve previously mentioned, 2016 is well and truly the year that female Aussie musos broke out in the biggest way. It seemed that no


Coolio Takes Us On A Crazy Voyage Through Gangsta’s Paradise

Coolio Takes Us On A Crazy Voyage Through Gangsta’s Paradise

Compton, California. It’s a name synonymous with danger, and hip-hop. Home to N.W.A, The Game, Kendrick Lamar, all affiliated or associated with music industry goliath


What’s It Like Collaborating With The World’s Biggest Virtual Pop Star?

What’s It Like Collaborating With The World’s Biggest Virtual Pop Star?

While she may not be a household name – or even a physical entity – Hatsune Miku is a bona fide pop icon across many corners




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