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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 Does Angus & Julia Stone’s Hyped New Album Translate Live?

How Does Angus & Julia Stone’s Hyped New Album Translate Live?

Try as you will, it’s impossible to fully capture the spirit of Angus & Julia Stone until you’ve witnessed their live performance. Whilst some may pigeonhole...

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 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

The 7 Bands You Can’t Miss At Bigsound

Today marks the kick off date for BIGSOUND 2014‘s live roster, and though the speaker panel line up and the live is the biggest and best we’ve...

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...

Canada’s 6 Most Exciting Bands You Should Know, With July Talk

Canada’s 6 Most Exciting Bands You Should Know, With July Talk

Following their recent successful UK tour, and support from the likes of BBC 6 Music, Canadian rock outfit July Talk will be heading to our shores...

Hit Or Shit? Vance Joy’s ‘Dream Your Life Away’

Hit Or Shit? Vance Joy’s ‘Dream Your Life Away’

Not many musicians can claim that they’ve been booked into major slots at festivals across the globe without having released a debut album – but Vance...

Meet Night Beats, Your New Favourite Psych Band

Meet Night Beats, Your New Favourite Psych Band

With their Australian tour just around the corner we decided it was a good time to take an in-depth look at this soulful psych-garage rock trio and...

The 6 BIGSOUND Parties You Can’t Miss

The 6 BIGSOUND Parties You Can’t Miss

September 9th is the kick off date for BIGSOUND 2014, and though the speaker panel line up and the live music roster is the biggest and...

Hit Or Shit? Interpol’s ‘El Pintor’

Hit Or Shit? Interpol’s ‘El Pintor’

In the early 2000s, New York was a fertile breeding ground for a tonne of rock bands – one of the best albums in this period...

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...

Are Kingswood Set To Be Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export?

Are Kingswood Set To Be Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export?

The boys from Kingswood have been busy – and it looks like their hard work is about to pay off. After their knockout Splendour in the...

Why The Amity Affliction Have Become One Of Australia’s Biggest Acts

Why The Amity Affliction Have Become One Of Australia’s Biggest Acts

Four years ago, The Amity Affliction released Youngbloods. It was a landmark sophomore effort for the band, and one that marked them as a dominant force...

Is Death From Above 1979’s New Album Worth The Hype?

Is Death From Above 1979’s New Album Worth The Hype?

What’s a sure fire way to get people excited about your new record? Tell them it was made out of a desire to stop hearing from...

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...

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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