Interviews

The 8 Things We Learnt About The New Angus & Julia Stone Record

The 8 Things We Learnt About The New Angus & Julia Stone Record

After a four year hiatus, beloved Australian indie-rock siblings Angus and Julia Stone are finally returning with arguably one of the most anticipated releases of their...

Meet Wild Beasts: The Saviours Of Indie Rock

Meet Wild Beasts: The Saviours Of Indie Rock

It is easy to see why so many are getting pulled into the Wild Beasts’ delectable musical abyss. Prior to this year’s release of Present Tense...

A Crash Course In Music Publishing & How Bands Can Make Bank

A Crash Course In Music Publishing & How Bands Can Make Bank

Local music publishers Native Tongue recently celebrated their 10th year of helping Aussie acts get heard internationally. Originally started by Chris Gough and now managed by...

The 7 Reasons You Should Support Local Female Musicians

The 7 Reasons You Should Support Local Female Musicians

On August 16 local promoters (and the bookers of Alia Arthouse) Bonny And Clyde are throwing the ‘Femme Warehouse Event’ a celebration of the ladies who...

The 6 Aussie Music Docos You Need To See

The 6 Aussie Music Docos You Need To See

Melbourne raised, UK based film maker Thomas Meadmore’s debut full-length documentary How To Lose Jobs And Alienate Girlfriends  is a warts-and-all documentary about the rollercoaster creative...

The 6 Best Aussie Side-Projects, According To Pepa Knight

The 6 Best Aussie Side-Projects, According To Pepa Knight

Jinja Safari co-frontman and Central Coast musician, Pepa Knight has been receiving a fair amount of buzz since announcing his solo side project earlier this year,and...

The 6 Greatest Tassie Bands In History, According To Luca Brasi

The 6 Greatest Tassie Bands In History, According To Luca Brasi

Since releasing their celebrated By A Thread album earlier this year, Luca Brasi have shown no signs of slowing down, having toured nationally to raucous, sold out crowds. The guys are...

The 5 Step Guide To Going Solo, With Ella Hooper

The 5 Step Guide To Going Solo, With Ella Hooper

Aussie legend Ella Hooper has had one incredible career, from fronting local rock n roll heros Killing Heidi for a decade, Ella has gone on to...

A Guide To The Best Aussie Shoegaze Acts, With Lowtide

A Guide To The Best Aussie Shoegaze Acts, With Lowtide

Back in 2011, having released the astonishingly beautiful 7″ single ‘Underneath Tonight’, all eyes were on Melbourne quartet Lowtide, patiently awaiting their next move. Now, after...

King Parrot’s 8 Tips For Creating A Killer Music Video

King Parrot’s 8 Tips For Creating A Killer Music Video

Formed in 2010 emerging through the baptism of fire of the Melbourne metal scene, King Parrot have pillaged their way to international recognition. The band’s notoriety began with...

The 7 Aussie Music Industry Events You Should Attend

The 7 Aussie Music Industry Events You Should Attend

Often music industry events can be tricky to navigate; will you know anyone there? Will the panel discussions be helpful? We chatted to publicist Ashley Sambrooks...

The 5 Most Promising Indigenous Hip Hop Acts Of 2014

The 5 Most Promising Indigenous Hip Hop Acts Of 2014

Non-profit organisation Desert Pea Media are about to release Song Nation No. 1 compilation, a collection of original music and online videos celebrating the vibrant Indigenous hip hop culture, out July...

How Soundcloud Helped This Aussie Band Tour The US

How Soundcloud Helped This Aussie Band Tour The US

Melbourne pop/ funk/ hip hop five piece Jakubi have in recent times amassed an incredible online following both locally and worldwide. Each of the band’s last...

The Muso’s Guide To Surviving Music Festivals, With Willow Beats

The Muso’s Guide To Surviving Music Festivals, With Willow Beats

For those who have been living under a rock, Willow Beats are a constantly evolving electronic duo from NSW who burst onto Australia’s music scene last...

Morning Glory’s 5 Step Guide To New York Punk

Morning Glory’s 5 Step Guide To New York Punk

Morning Glory, formed by Ezra Kire (Leftover Crack and Choking Victim), are a group of New York City musicians brought together by their love of making...

A Guide To Aussie Hip Hop’s New Wave, With Allday

A Guide To Aussie Hip Hop’s New Wave, With Allday

As our Tone Deaf scribe wrote last week: “In 2014 it’s getting increasingly lazy to slag off Aussie hip hop. If you still subscribe to the stigma...

Buzz Osborne: The Top 5 People That Influenced My Career

Buzz Osborne: The Top 5 People That Influenced My Career

After a 31-year career in music with the Melvins, which has born over 30 albums of studio and live material, dozens of limited and highly limited...

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