Interviews

Anvil’s 12 Rules For Success In The Music Industry

Anvil’s 12 Rules For Success In The Music Industry

The definition of success, like beauty and art, is something that society wholly agrees upon, though at the same time, everybody you meet is poised to...

The Best Things About Australia, With Anthony Fantano

The Best Things About Australia, With Anthony Fantano

Most music fans will at least know of Anthony Fantano, the (self-professed) ‘internet’s busiest music nerd’, who since launching his website and vlog The Needle Drop...

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

The Highs & Lows Of BIGSOUND With The 2014 Lineup

By now you’ve probably lost your deep QLD tan, (hopefully) regained brain function and dealt with the three day hangover from BIGSOUND  – but not the...

How Going Sober Has Reinvigorated Justin Townes Earle

How Going Sober Has Reinvigorated Justin Townes Earle

Only three years ago Justin Townes Earle played to a packed out Forum Theatre in Melbourne. Shaking the sweat from his singlet he complained about the...

Meet Orphans Orphans, Your New Favourite Aussie Supergroup

Meet Orphans Orphans, Your New Favourite Aussie Supergroup

Brisbane collective Orphans Orphans arrived earlier this year with the pulsating, blitzkrieg rock anthem ‘Orphan’ shortly followed up by current the single ‘Lighten Up Your Day’....

Why Residencies Are Essential For Underground Aussie Music

Why Residencies Are Essential For Underground Aussie Music

Thanks to the incredible accessibility of music today, new bands can become the next big thing within moments and sell out shows before they’ve even played....

The Vines Are Back, And Better Than Ever

The Vines Are Back, And Better Than Ever

The Vines: undoubtedly one of Australia’s most erratic bands. Born out of the southern suburbs of Sydney, their acclaimed debut Highly Evolved cemented the trio as...

Meet The Muso Whose Guitar Helped Repair His Shattered Arm

Meet The Muso Whose Guitar Helped Repair His Shattered Arm

So what exactly has DLK aka Daniel Forsyth been doing for the last few years? Firstly, there was a lot of soul searching. After being thrust...

The Tea Party Take Us Behind Their First Album In 10 Years

The Tea Party Take Us Behind Their First Album In 10 Years

What does Jeff Martin admire most about his Tea Party band mates Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows? ‘Their patience with putting up with me,’ laughs Martin...

The 5 Albums That Changed I Killed The Prom Queen’s Lives

The 5 Albums That Changed I Killed The Prom Queen’s Lives

Local legendary hardcore band I Killed The Prom Queen have been tearing roofs off venues with the brutal metal influenced hardcore rock for 14 years now...

The Top 8 Tips For Getting Stereosonic Ready, With Young Franco

The Top 8 Tips For Getting Stereosonic Ready, With Young Franco

Brisbane sprout, Young Franco is back, and not holding any punches. Fresh from playing Splendour In The Grass as well as touring this fair country with...

The 5 Albums That Changed Manchester Orchestra’s Lives

The 5 Albums That Changed Manchester Orchestra’s Lives

In support of their fourth full length album Cope which came out earlier this year (via Caroline Australia), Atlanta based rockers Manchester Orchestra will be visiting...

Meet The Band Whose Music Was Banned In Australia For 10 Years

Meet The Band Whose Music Was Banned In Australia For 10 Years

Australia, prepare your devil horns, legendary American death metal band Cannibal Corpse are heading to down under early September \m/. The writers of classic hits ‘Entrails Ripped...

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

Rottofest 2014, the sixth annual weekend festival of comedy, film and music on Rottnest Island curated by Vulture Culture has announced its best line-up yet, with over...

Meet The Musician Who Makes Ads By Day And Collaborates With Gotye By Night

Meet The Musician Who Makes Ads By Day And Collaborates With Gotye By Night

From busking the streets of Melbourne with a rusty old saxophone, to fronting bands at Splendour In The Grass and Falls Festival, Spender (aka Tommy Spender)...

Inside Melbourne’s New Boutique Vintage Music Instrument Store

Inside Melbourne’s New Boutique Vintage Music Instrument Store

Musicians looking for a great instrument or a unique bit of top-end gear haven’t been spoiled for choice lately, what with the ailing state of music retailers in...

The Top 5 Lessons Bluejuice Learnt From Being In A Band

The Top 5 Lessons Bluejuice Learnt From Being In A Band

After 13 years, broken bones, gruelling tours, three full length albums, several arrests, questionable skin infections, and a busload of infuriated tour managers, Bluejuice recently announced...

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