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The 6 Albums That Changed Seth Sentry’s Life

The 6 Albums That Changed Seth Sentry’s Life

Local hip hop legend Seth Sentry is currently preparing to embark of one of his ever biggest Australian tours. So what’s he been doing lately? After touring...

Cold War Kids’ Musical Guide To Longbeach, California

Cold War Kids’ Musical Guide To Longbeach, California

The Cold War Kids, powered by their signature tune ‘Hang Me Up To Dry’ off their stellar debut release Robbers & Cowards from 2006, have cemented...

Phil Jamieson’s 6 Favourite Acoustic Performances

Phil Jamieson’s 6 Favourite Acoustic Performances

If there’s one test of a musician’s mettle that will sort the posers from the genuine articles, it’s going unplugged. Everybody knows that any musician worth...

A Guide To Aussie Prog Rock, With Caligula’s Horse

A Guide To Aussie Prog Rock, With Caligula’s Horse

While Australia is traditionally thought of as the home of pub rock and, increasingly, talented young bedroom producers, some Aussie music lovers may be surprised to...

The 7 Albums That Changed Killer Be Killed’s Lives

The 7 Albums That Changed Killer Be Killed’s Lives

“Eventually, the record is gonna sound like whatever it’s gonna sound like, but I knew the combination would sound explosive and powerful, because of the variety...

How Drugs, Mental Problems, And New Orleans Shaped Eyehategod

How Drugs, Mental Problems, And New Orleans Shaped Eyehategod

The road travelled by Mike IX Williams has been one full of difficult bends, weaving through punk rock, writing, hurricanes, addiction and endless sincere self expression....

We Tried To Interview Evan Dando, And This Is What Happened

We Tried To Interview Evan Dando, And This Is What Happened

All photos in the article are courtesy of Dando himself (sent during correspondence). Sometimes the life of a rock star, even one not in the bright...

The 6 Albums That Changed The Cairos Lives

The 6 Albums That Changed The Cairos Lives

Having just toured the UK, Asia, and slaying it at CMJ, Brissy locals The Cairos have returned to Australia for a bunch of summer festivals and their ‘Row...

The Gear The Producer Behind Your Favourite Aussie Records Couldn’t Live Without

The Gear The Producer Behind Your Favourite Aussie Records Couldn’t Live Without

Though you may not instantly recognise it, the name Andrei Eremin can be found in the liner notes of many of your favourite Australian records, including...

Why Tribute Shows Aren’t As Naff As You Think

Why Tribute Shows Aren’t As Naff As You Think

Australia’s longest running large-scale Led Zeppelin homage concert, ‘Whole Lotta Love’, is set to return for the third time to Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Saturday March 21...

Why Australia Needs A Psych Festival

Why Australia Needs A Psych Festival

In a season so densely packed with festivals, each exhaustingly touting an international act more unmissable and indiscernible from the last, there emerges – from those...

The Greatest Gingers In Music, According To Clowns

The Greatest Gingers In Music, According To Clowns

While the notorious ‘Filth and the Fury’ reputation of punk rock has long since receded, it can be argued that its status as a community, indeed...

The 5 Records That Changed Sleepwave’s Lives

The 5 Records That Changed Sleepwave’s Lives

“I was really, really, really paying attention and praying for the most honest record I could make and I think that prayer was answered when my...

Twerps Take Us Through Their Vinyl Collection

Twerps Take Us Through Their Vinyl Collection

It’s been a busy year for Melbourne’s adored breeze-pop outfit, Twerps. The four-piece have performed perhaps only a handful of gigs this year, trading-in their buoyant and...

Is Regional Australia The Future Of Aussie Music Festivals?

Is Regional Australia The Future Of Aussie Music Festivals?

If you’ve been paying attention, Australian music festivals have been having kind of a tough year. The past 12 months have seen events that were once...

Dallas Frasca: Why Is Nudity More Offensive Than Misogyny?

Dallas Frasca: Why Is Nudity More Offensive Than Misogyny?

Returning from their fourth triumphant tour overseas in the past 18 months, Melbourne three-piece riff rockers, Dallas Frasca are set to celebrate their international successes and...

A Guide To Reggae With SOJA

A Guide To Reggae With SOJA

The story goes in jazz circles that when legendary pianist and composer Dave Brubeck was formulating the cool tones and avant-garde time signatures that would eventually...

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