Interviews

The Gear Devin Townsend Couldn’t Live Without

The Gear Devin Townsend Couldn’t Live Without

The musical personalities of Devin Townsend, whose career has run the gamut from heavy-as-a-really-heavy-thing industrial metal band Strapping Young Land, to epic space operas as a...

The 6 Albums That Changed Shaun Kirk’s Life

The 6 Albums That Changed Shaun Kirk’s Life

One of Australia’s most hard-touring performers Shaun Kirk spends around 300 days per year travelling from city to city, so it’s only fitting that his new...

7 Reasons The Delta Riggs Are Our Next Big Rock N Roll Export

7 Reasons The Delta Riggs Are Our Next Big Rock N Roll Export

2014 has been a pretty insane year for the Melbourne (via Gold Coast) four piece The Delta Riggs. Between being asked to support The Foo Fighters,...

Josh Pyke’s 6 Favourite Records Of 2014

Josh Pyke’s 6 Favourite Records Of 2014

One of Australia’s favourite singer songwriters Josh Pyke had just embareked on the third leg of his national Lone Wolf tour. So far the Lone Wolf...

The Best Moments From AWME 2014

The Best Moments From AWME 2014

Established in 2008, the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo has become the undisputed premier world and roots music industry conference of the Southern Hemisphere. Calling Melbourne its...

High Tension’s Guide To Surviving The Office Christmas Party

High Tension’s Guide To Surviving The Office Christmas Party

This December Melbourne legends Deathproof PR are throwing a Christmas party, featuring a pretty huge local line up including the genre banding Ecca Vandal, wild punks...

Young Magic On Making Art From “A Gauntlet Of Grief”

Young Magic On Making Art From “A Gauntlet Of Grief”

Young Magic are unequivocally one of the most intriguing artists in modern music right now. Now Brooklyn natives, the duo comprises of Indonesian-born Melati Malay and...

The Top 5 Athletes Turned Musicians, According To You Beauty

The Top 5 Athletes Turned Musicians, According To You Beauty

Sydney four piece You Beauty have just re-released their killer LP Jersey Flegg on vinyl (via Rice Is Nice Records) which they’ll be taking on the road with their...

Tkay Maidza’s Top 5 Hip Hop Inspirations

Tkay Maidza’s Top 5 Hip Hop Inspirations

During the recent BIGSOUND conference in Brisbane, there was only one name on everybody’s lips and that was Tkay Maidza. The talented young Adelaide artists, who...

Röyksopp On Their ‘Inevitable End’ & What Comes Next

Röyksopp On Their ‘Inevitable End’ & What Comes Next

“We feel like this is a goodbye to the traditional album format, In our consecutive run of albums, we have been able to say what we...

A Guide To Ambient Music With A Winged Victory For The Sullen

A Guide To Ambient Music With A Winged Victory For The Sullen

As part of Melbourne Music Week 2014 ambient music duo A Winged Victory For The Sullen will be making their Australia debut performances. AWVFTS is comprised of...

6 Things We Learnt About Australian Blues With Ash Grunwald

6 Things We Learnt About Australian Blues With Ash Grunwald

AWME is back this November, running from 13th till 16th for its seventh year as one of biggest lineups of global roots and world music, showcasing...

Yacht Club DJs’ 7 Favourite Tour Moments

Yacht Club DJs’ 7 Favourite Tour Moments

Australian hearts crumbled to pieces when the undisputed party-starting mash-up kings Yacht Club DJs announced that they were splitting up. Renown for their highly energetic and...

AlunaGeorge Curate Their Dream New Year’s Eve Party

AlunaGeorge Curate Their Dream New Year’s Eve Party

Having stayed mainly on the low down in 2014 after a smashingly successful 2013 on the back of their debut album Body Work, English production team...

The 5 Best Musical Moments In Surfing History, With Waxhead

The 5 Best Musical Moments In Surfing History, With Waxhead

In celebration of the released of ‘Home’, the first single to be taken from their debut EP of the same name, the self-described Byron Bay ‘surf...

12 Things We Learnt About CBGB From Former Sound Guy & Prong Frontman Tommy Victor

12 Things We Learnt About CBGB From Former Sound Guy & Prong Frontman Tommy Victor

It doesn’t take long to figure out that millennials have a certain affinity for legendary New York City rock venue CBGB. From the occasionally frustrating ubiquity...

The Best And The Worst Of The ’90s With Aqua

The Best And The Worst Of The ’90s With Aqua

“There was a CNN guy, he was interviewing us live and he was saying that our music made people stupid,” recounts Lene Nystrøm, frontwoman for Danish-Norwegian...

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