Interviews

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...

New Zealand’s 6 Most Important Bands, According To Jakob

New Zealand’s 6 Most Important Bands, According To Jakob

New Zealand post-rock legends Jakob recently released their new album Sines which arrives eight year after their last release. The record’s lead single ‘Blind Them With Science’,...

Violent Soho & The Three Other Things The Bronx Love About Australian Music

Violent Soho & The Three Other Things The Bronx Love About Australian Music

The Bronx and their Mexicana flavoured alter-ego Mariachi El Bronx love coming to Australia. Without even asking guitarist Joby J. Ford whether that’s the case the...

Alt-J: “Australia Is Arguably Our Best Fan Base In The World”

Alt-J: “Australia Is Arguably Our Best Fan Base In The World”

It’s a rare thing, to hear the theme of freedom to flowing through a band’s second album. The second record, after all, is meant to be...

The 6 Musicians That Changed The Kooks’ Lives

The 6 Musicians That Changed The Kooks’ Lives

In support of their new LP Listen (Virgin/ EMI) Brit-pop revivalists, The Kooks, will be returning to Australia for their most monstrous tour of their Aussie...

Rick Astley: How An Internet Joke Revived My Career

Rick Astley: How An Internet Joke Revived My Career

Rick Astley: you probably know him as the double-denim wearing singer from the 1987 pop hit ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’, who retired from the music...

The 8 Records That Inspired The Beautiful Girls’ New Record

The 8 Records That Inspired The Beautiful Girls’ New Record

Its been a few years since we last heard a release from The Beautiful Girls, while Mat McHugh has spent some time on a solo jaunt,...

12 Things That Make New Years Eve On The Hill So Special

12 Things That Make New Years Eve On The Hill So Special

With Summer festival season just around the corner and a plethora of New Years festival announcements already out into the world it can often be hard...

The 5 Asian Pop Songs That Are Weirder Than Acid, According To Joelistics

The 5 Asian Pop Songs That Are Weirder Than Acid, According To Joelistics

Melbourne MC Joelistics draws on a lot of influences, (many of which we mentioned when writing about his video to ‘Everyone Everything’ earlier this year) including ‘80s-era...

8 Tips For Juggling School & A Music Career, With Lili Kendall

8 Tips For Juggling School & A Music Career, With Lili Kendall

Brisbane’s indie pop songstress Lili Kendall is a pretty amazing young artist. Having written her first song at the age of 11, it wasn’t long before...

The 7 Best Triple J Like A Version Covers Ever, According To Matt & Alex

The 7 Best Triple J Like A Version Covers Ever, According To Matt & Alex

This Friday 10 October sees the tenth instalment of Triple J’s hugely successful Like A Version compilations released through ABC Music / Universal. Over the past...

Real Estate: The ‘Death’ Of Guitar Rock Is “Pretty Silly”

Real Estate: The ‘Death’ Of Guitar Rock Is “Pretty Silly”

It’s been a big year for Real Estate frontman Martin Courtney. His band released their third album, Atlas, to overwhelming critical and popular success. Pitchfork gave...

Gerard Way On The End Of My Chemical Romance And ‘Bringing Bowie Into The Mainstream’

Gerard Way On The End Of My Chemical Romance And ‘Bringing Bowie Into The Mainstream’

It doesn’t feel like that long ago when My Chemical Romance were sweeping through high schools across the country with angsty teenagers dying their hair black...

The 7 Most Important Acts From New Orleans, With Tuba Skinny

The 7 Most Important Acts From New Orleans, With Tuba Skinny

Tuba Skinny are a globe-trotting jazz phenomenon, channeling the upbeat sounds of 1920 New Orleans, the eight piece are the closest you’re going to come to...

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...

The 6 Records That Changed Yellowcard’s Lives

The 6 Records That Changed Yellowcard’s Lives

Earlier today we announced eagerly awaited return of pop punkers Yellowcard to Australian shores. The band will be returning for their biggest tour yet (ever) in...

Why The Preatures Are Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export

Why The Preatures Are Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export

The past twelve months have been a seemingly unending barrage of craziness when it comes to the world of music, from depressing album sales, bizarre reality...

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