The Needle Drop: Why Does Australia Ban Tyler, The Creator But Celebrate Nick Cave?

The Needle Drop: Why Does Australia Ban Tyler, The Creator But Celebrate Nick Cave?

You know Anthony Fantano as “the Internet’s Busiest Music Nerd” thanks to his YouTube channel, The Needle Drop, on which he and his alter ego

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


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


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


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


Inside Melbourne’s Boutique Vintage Music Instrument Store

Inside Melbourne’s 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


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


Meet The Aussie Music Festival Who Won’t Tell You The Lineup, Or How To Buy Tickets

Meet The Aussie Music Festival Who Won’t Tell You The Lineup, Or How To Buy Tickets

Now that we’ve survived the unforgiving winter months, the emergence spring in sight means only one thing, music festival season beckons. With what currently seems to


The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

Perth’s local news, music, arts and culture stalwarts RTRFM are currently in the midst of their annual Radiothon, which runs until Sunday, 24 August. Having been


The Poignant Power Of Elbow

The Poignant Power Of Elbow

Anyone who spends a long enough stretch of time as an Elbow fan has that moment. That instant where the Manchester quintet’s sophisticated soundscapes, in


The 10 Things You Need To Know About Hip Hop Supergroup One Day

The 10 Things You Need To Know About Hip Hop Supergroup One Day

Incase you missed the memo let us introduce you to One Day, the local hip hop supergroup comprised of local hip hop legends Horrorshow, Spit


Jonathan Boulet On Creating His Own “Bowie Berlin Era”

Jonathan Boulet On Creating His Own “Bowie Berlin Era”

Musicians moving to Berlin, especially Australian musicians moving to Berlin to create music is not necessarily anything super new or noteworthy. Since Bowie’s ‘Berlin era’,


The 10 Best Queen Tracks

The 10 Best Queen Tracks

The amount of excitement surrounding Queen’s upcoming national tour of Australia is insane, the reformed band taking to our shores for a string of stadium


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


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


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


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




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