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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...

9 ARIA Awards Moments We’d Rather Forget

9 ARIA Awards Moments We’d Rather Forget

The ARIA Awards will soon be upon us and we’re already beginning to feel the excitement. Naturally, that excitement is mixed with an equal amount of...

Why Everybody Is Talking About The Preatures

Why Everybody Is Talking About The Preatures

In the four short years since formation, The Preatures have become one of the most talked about new Australian bands, and after the release of their...

Josh Pyke’s 6 Favourite Records Of 2014

Josh Pyke’s 6 Favourite Records Of 2014

One of Australia’s favourite singer songwriters Josh Pyke had just embareked on the third leg of his national Lone Wolf tour. So far the Lone Wolf...

The Best Moments From AWME 2014

The Best Moments From AWME 2014

Established in 2008, the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo has become the undisputed premier world and roots music industry conference of the Southern Hemisphere. Calling Melbourne its...

Why Flight Facilities Are Soaring Above The Pack

Why Flight Facilities Are Soaring Above The Pack

Flight Facilities need no introduction, especially on the Australian indie electronic scene. However, after a lengthy stay in the hanger and prolonged taxiing on the runway,...

The 9 Reasons You Need To Go To Paradise Festival

The 9 Reasons You Need To Go To Paradise Festival

We’ve already made it more than clear that we’ve got love for Paradise Music Festival, having pegged it as a boutique Aussie event well worth your...

Does Pink Floyd’s First Album In 20 Years Live Up To The Hype?

Does Pink Floyd’s First Album In 20 Years Live Up To The Hype?

Prog rock legends Pink Floyd have just released a new album. If that’s not enough to excite even the most casual of Floyd fans, consider that...

The 8 Things We Learnt At Face The Music 2014

The 8 Things We Learnt At Face The Music 2014

The seventh annual Face The Music (FTM) summit at Arts Centre Melbourne just wrapped up its two-day event, giving emerging musicians and industry peeps the opportunity...

The Top 5 Athletes Turned Musicians, According To You Beauty

The Top 5 Athletes Turned Musicians, According To You Beauty

Sydney four piece You Beauty have just re-released their killer LP Jersey Flegg on vinyl (via Rice Is Nice Records) which they’ll be taking on the road with their...

Hit Or Shit? TV On The Radio’s ‘Seeds’

Hit Or Shit? TV On The Radio’s ‘Seeds’

Three years doesn’t really seem like a long time between records. However, when you’re talking about one of Brooklyn’s finest exports in the last ten years...

The 6 Things We Learnt At Fun Fun Fun Festival 2014

The 6 Things We Learnt At Fun Fun Fun Festival 2014

Fun fun fun promises three times the you know what, and it delivered Fun Fun Fun Festival is the smaller, more laid back, independent sibling of...

Hit Or Shit? Foo Fighters’ ‘Sonic Highways’

Hit Or Shit? Foo Fighters’ ‘Sonic Highways’

Few records come out with the level of anticipation that has surrounded Sonic Highways, the latest from certified arena rock gods Foo Fighters. For what may...

The 9 Most Cringeworthy Moments From Reality Music Shows

The 9 Most Cringeworthy Moments From Reality Music Shows

Reality television can be a dark, strange place, but every healthy diet should include a bit of good old fashioned hate-watching, and as far as guilty...

John Safran’s 11 Greatest Music Moments

John Safran’s 11 Greatest Music Moments

He’s been accosted by Ray Martin, arrested for piloting a remote control seagull onto a cricket pitch, and received an exorcism on camera. And this is...

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