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Four Reasons Why Vulnicura Is Björk’s Best Record In Years

Four Reasons Why Vulnicura Is Björk’s Best Record In Years

While it’s true for most artists, comparing Björk’s records against each other is a particularly futile task. Each one of her previous eight LPs are unique...

What To Expect From Pond’s ‘Man It Feels Like Space Again’

What To Expect From Pond’s ‘Man It Feels Like Space Again’

Having already released three full length albums it seemed as though POND were intent on being able to fly under the radar of the mid-noughtie’s psyche-rock resurgence....

The Guardian Says Triple J Are “Sexist” For Ignoring Taylor Swift, & That’s Just Dumb

The Guardian Says Triple J Are “Sexist” For Ignoring Taylor Swift, & That’s Just Dumb

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, the internet has gone into a virtual meltdown after BuzzFeed started a campaign to...

Hottest 100: Can Betting Companies Please Stay The Fuck Away

Hottest 100: Can Betting Companies Please Stay The Fuck Away

As we edge closer and closer to Australia Day, there’s been a growing trend of betting companies trying to turn the Hottest 100 into some kind...

The 6 Things We Learnt From Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Special’

The 6 Things We Learnt From Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Special’

Mark Ronson has experienced chart success before, but he’s never quite experienced the current level of popularity that the Bruno Mars starring ‘Uptown Funk’ is garnering....

Why Australia Needs A Music Museum, Not Just A Hall Of Fame

Why Australia Needs A Music Museum, Not Just A Hall Of Fame

How Australia still doesn’t have a hall of fame building or music museum in 2015 is crazy when you think about it. We love live music,...

The 7 Greatest Musical Moments In Film, According To Guy Pearce

The 7 Greatest Musical Moments In Film, According To Guy Pearce

In case you missed it Aussie rock legend and Aussie movie legend Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) and Guy Pearce have teamed up and are planning on head...

7 Reasons Why Let Them Eat Cake Is Australia’s Most Exciting Boutique Festival

7 Reasons Why Let Them Eat Cake Is Australia’s Most Exciting Boutique Festival

Back for another year the incredibly successful and anticipated boutique electronic music festival Let Them Eat Cake stormed headfirst into 2015, returned for its third appearance...

Is Beyond The Valley Australia’s New Must Visit Music Festival?

Is Beyond The Valley Australia’s New Must Visit Music Festival?

Beyond The Valley’s inception suggests that competitors might have a challenger hot on its heels for the famed New Years eve entertainment slot. In the saturated...

Hit Or Shit? The Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Monuments To An Elegy’

Hit Or Shit? The Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Monuments To An Elegy’

Few bands have held such uncertainty in their future as The Smashing Pumpkins. With their evolution from a grunge favourite of the 1990s to a more...

Why Violent Soho Are The Saviours Of Aussie Rock

Why Violent Soho Are The Saviours Of Aussie Rock

To describe the year Violent Soho have had since the release of their sophomore album ‘Hungry Ghost’ as anything but revolutionary would be a crime. One...

The Datsuns Prove The Garage Rock Revival Isn’t Dead

The Datsuns Prove The Garage Rock Revival Isn’t Dead

Back in 2002, garage rock seemed to rule the airwaves. Bands like The Hives, The White Stripes, The Strokes, and the Hellacopters had finally become household...

Hit Or Shit? AC/DC’s ‘Rock Or Bust’

Hit Or Shit? AC/DC’s ‘Rock Or Bust’

While it would be questionable to call Rock or Bust, the much talked-about 16th studio effort from Australian hard rock icons AC/DC, a “highly anticipated release”,...

Why Australia Needs A Psych Festival

Why Australia Needs A Psych Festival

In a season so densely packed with festivals, each exhaustingly touting an international act more unmissable and indiscernible from the last, there emerges – from those...

The 9 Things We Learnt From The 2014 ARIAs

The 9 Things We Learnt From The 2014 ARIAs

The ARIAs are everyone’s favourite love-to-hate awards show. They’re the perfect target for our nation’s chronic tall poppy syndrome, and the (few) people who actually watch...

Dallas Frasca: Why Is Nudity More Offensive Than Misogyny?

Dallas Frasca: Why Is Nudity More Offensive Than Misogyny?

Returning from their fourth triumphant tour overseas in the past 18 months, Melbourne three-piece riff rockers, Dallas Frasca are set to celebrate their international successes and...

The Best Moments From Melbourne Music Week 2014

The Best Moments From Melbourne Music Week 2014

So the final days of November mark the end of yet another Melbourne Music Week. Now in its fifth year, Melbourne Music Week’s 2014 program was bigger and bolder than...

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