Interviews

The 5 Gigs That Changed Bad//Dreems’ Lives

The 5 Gigs That Changed Bad//Dreems’ Lives

Being big fans of Adelaide’s Bad//Dreems, we’ve probably said all there is to be said about Aussie rock four piece. They recently dropped their latest single...

Meet The Aussie Music Fan Who Just Smashed Through The 500 Greatest Records Of All Time

Meet The Aussie Music Fan Who Just Smashed Through The 500 Greatest Records Of All Time

With the overwhelming accessibility of music today, deciding what to listen to is a constant (first world) problem. But you could always follow the model of Melbourne music lover,...

The 16 Best Aussie Songs Of 2014, According to Triple R 102.7 FM

The 16 Best Aussie Songs Of 2014, According to Triple R 102.7 FM

This Friday the 15th of August marks the first day of Melbourne community radio station Triple R (3RRR)’s 2014 Radiothon. Since being founded in 1976 Triple...

Why Bad Album Reviews Are Good For Artists, With The Internet’s Busiest Music Nerd

Why Bad Album Reviews Are Good For Artists, With The Internet’s Busiest Music Nerd

Meet Anthony Fantano, the (self-professed) ‘internet’s busiest music nerd’, who since launching his website and vlog The Needle Drop in 2007 has fast become one of the most respected...

5 Important Tips For Emerging Bands, With Gang Of Youths

5 Important Tips For Emerging Bands, With Gang Of Youths

Sydney indie rockers, Gang Of Youths only formed last year but already boast a pretty impressive CV. Their achievements this far include playing sold out shows supporting The...

Hilltop Hoods Take Us Behind The Making Of Their New Album

Hilltop Hoods Take Us Behind The Making Of Their New Album

The Kings are back. The Hilltop Hoods’ highly anticipated sequel to their double platinum, ARIA award winning album Drinking From The Sun is here, and damn...

Spoon Open Up About New Album, The Preatures, And ‘Vinyl Gratification’

Spoon Open Up About New Album, The Preatures, And ‘Vinyl Gratification’

After releasing five records in the space of nine years, Spoon needed a break.  Following 2010’s Transference and a subsequent world tour, the Austin-based band went...

6 Aussie Post-Punk Bands You Need To Know, According To Mere Women

6 Aussie Post-Punk Bands You Need To Know, According To Mere Women

Your Town, is the second LP from Sydney post-punk trio Mere Women, released via Poison City Records label, An album that according to our writer is “one of...

The 7 Albums That Changed Boy & Bear’s Lives

The 7 Albums That Changed Boy & Bear’s Lives

Having recently toured the world to sold out venues across Europe, the UK, US, and Canada, which included a visit to the Conan studios, Sydney’s favourite...

Meet The New Wave Icons Who Formed Supergroup The Empty Hearts

Meet The New Wave Icons Who Formed Supergroup The Empty Hearts

Sometimes the simple equation of close mates, plus musical inclination, multiplied by a chance to get together can equal something that could be more than just...

Track By Track: Juston Stens – ‘Share The Road’

Track By Track: Juston Stens – ‘Share The Road’

After six years playing drums in the incredibly popular indie-folk band Dr. Dog, Juston Stens left the band in order to front his own band and travel...

The 5 Things Only Darwin Has, Thanks To Darwin Festival

The 5 Things Only Darwin Has, Thanks To Darwin Festival

Some of you may not know that Australia’s most northern and only tropical arts festival was born out of the destruction and devastation of a natural...

Track By Track: Sticky Fingers – ‘Land Of Pleasure’

Track By Track: Sticky Fingers – ‘Land Of Pleasure’

After serving up two already massive singles this year, the upcoming second album from Sydney rock n rollers Sticky Fingers Land Of Pleasure, is definitely gearing up to be one...

Interpol Tell Us What To Expect From Their Album That Almost Didn’t Happen

Interpol Tell Us What To Expect From Their Album That Almost Didn’t Happen

As music enthusiasts, we love nothing more than getting our hands on some new vinyl. In fact, for many it’s a bona fide  obsession. While a record...

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...

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