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Duckpond Curated A Show At Monash Uni & We Were There

Duckpond Curated A Show At Monash Uni & We Were There

Melbourne is home to a host of unique gigs in unconventional gig spaces, but there was something about The Alexander Technique, that on paper at least,...

Why International Cassette Store Day Is Stupid

Why International Cassette Store Day Is Stupid

Trends in music styles much like fashion have the ability to change as fast as the seasons roll by. However the trends of music formats is...

The 7 Shows You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Festival

The 7 Shows You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Festival

Earlier this year the line up for Melbourne Festival was announced and as usual it contained a diverse array of music, arts, theatre, dance and comedy events. Held...

The 6 Greatest Psych Bands Of All Time, According To Tomorrow’s Tulips

The 6 Greatest Psych Bands Of All Time, According To Tomorrow’s Tulips

Squished somewhere between Los Angeles and San Diego, slack-rockers Tomorrows Tulips are heading back down under to tour their third album, released locally via Stange Yonder....

How Does Julian Casablancas’ New Project Stack Up Against The Strokes?

How Does Julian Casablancas’ New Project Stack Up Against The Strokes?

Julian Casablancas + Voidz debut album wants you to turn the volume up and listen carefully. Going from being the frontman of one of the most...

Why King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Are Our Aussie Garage Heroes

Why King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Are Our Aussie Garage Heroes

To say that Melburnian’s King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard have gathered a bit of momentum in their short time together would be one hell of...

Why Highasakite Should Be Playing Laneway Festival 2015

Why Highasakite Should Be Playing Laneway Festival 2015

Famous for the fjords, the northern lights and the midnight sun, Norway is a country known for its abundance of beauty, and Oslo based band Highasakite...

The 9 Best Bands To Come Out Of Sydney’s Inner West

The 9 Best Bands To Come Out Of Sydney’s Inner West

Tomorrow, September 20th sees the birth of Young Henry’s Small World, a one-day festival and a celebration of the inner west – Small World, featuring some...

The Things We Learned From Alt-J’s ‘This Is All Yours’

The Things We Learned From Alt-J’s ‘This Is All Yours’

In this day and age it is near on impossible to escape the words; ‘pressure’, ‘anticipation’ and ‘second album syndrome’, when discussing the release of a...

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

7 Aussie Beach Music Festivals You Need To Attend This Year

Australian festival-goers have never been more spoilt for choice than they have in 2014, thanks to a steady stream of fresh-faced boutique festivals cropping up where others drop...

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

How Perfume Genius Proves There’s Still Prejudice In Music

When we spoke to Mike Hadreas back in early 2013 there was one quote that stuck out above the rest. The singer behind Perfume Genius revealed to...

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

The 6 Greatest Brisbane Bands In History, With Orphans Orphans

Incase for some crazy reason you missed them, Orphans Orphans are a Brisbane ‘collective’ formed from a number of other Brisbane bands (including The Furrs, Millions,...

Why The Hell Aren’t Aussie Acts Playing Our Grand Finals

Why The Hell Aren’t Aussie Acts Playing Our Grand Finals

It’s September, which means it’s finals season for both major sporting codes in Australia, AFL and NRL. It also means that plans are well underway for...

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....

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