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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 be...

AIR General Manager Nick O’Byrne

AIR General Manager Nick O’Byrne

Held by the Australian Independent Record Labels Association, better known as AIR, the 2012 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards are just around the corner. Celebrating the strength...

Xiu Xiu

Xiu Xiu

It seems that avant-garde electro act Xiu Xiu (pronounced shoe-shoe) will never stop causing intrigue, confusion, and above all else, controversy. Frontman Jamie Stewart has always...

Bluesfest Promoter Peter Noble, “It’s Not Ego When You’re Telling The Truth”

Bluesfest Promoter Peter Noble, “It’s Not Ego When You’re Telling The Truth”

As Australia’s music festival scene gets more and more competitive, the lineup announcements come earlier and thicker than ever before.  From Future Music Festival revealing their hand yesterday,...

Paul Dempsey of Something For Kate

Paul Dempsey of Something For Kate

As Something For Kate edge closer to two decades of making music, Paul Dempsey – the band’s face, voice and chief songwriting linchpin – can’t cast...

Bertie Blackman

Bertie Blackman

Bertie Blackman seems to do it all: music, writing, art and fashion, there’s seemingly nothing she’s not involved in. But like a lot of creative types,...

The Paper Kites

The Paper Kites

The words ‘young’ and ‘north’ name two things, age and place. Combine them together and they make up the title of the latest EP from Melbourne...

Gomez

Gomez

Tom Gray has an overarching message for Australian Gomez fans; see them at their upcoming Quinceañera tour or be prepared to wait a while for their...

Tortoise

Tortoise

Two decades is a long time. Ask Tortoise, they know. The five-piece instrumental band from Chicago have been injecting their post rock, jazz infused tunes through...

sleepmakeswaves

sleepmakeswaves

Smack bang in the middle of a tour and the guitarist from Sydney post-rock instrumental act sleepmakeswaves (all lowercase, no spaces thanks), Jonathan ‘Kid’ Khor, still...

Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr is the blues guitarist of the moment. The hype machine has been suitably greased up and primed and modest, laidback dude from Austin’s...

Collarbones

Collarbones

Die Young, the sophomore album from Adelaide/Sydney experimental electronica duo Collarbones, is a carefully studied and suitably intoxicating treatise on the age-old phenomena of young love....

Cannibal Corpse

Cannibal Corpse

24 years on and death metal veterans Cannibal Corpse are still going strong. The release of their latest album, Torture is sending the 5-piece on a national Australian...

Sebastien Tellier

Sebastien Tellier

It is pure coincidence that Sébastien Tellier looks like a Renaissance Jesus, as he graces the cover of his latest album My God Is Blue. The...

Woe, Is Me

Woe, Is Me

The excitement for Soundwave Festival 2013 is still very much alive with the touring festival’s biggest lineup yet, including first time visitors to Australian shores, American...

Winter People

Winter People

Winter People have been charming the ears off music lovers since the release of their first single, ‘Wishingbone’ a year ago. With the release of their...

Little Hurricane

Little Hurricane

Celeste “CC” Spina ticks all the boxes when it comes to defining every man’s fantasy woman. She’s brunette, smacks a drum skin with authority and – having...

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