Holy Holy: Young Bands Are Being Crippled By Expectation And The Weight Of History

Holy Holy: Young Bands Are Being Crippled By Expectation And The Weight Of History

As guitarist and producer Oscar Dawson makes his cup of morning coffee, “feeling lazy” at home in Melbourne, you wouldn’t think that the indie rockers

The 7 Best Aussie Songs You Haven’t Heard with RTRFM Music Director Will Backler

The 7 Best Aussie Songs You Haven’t Heard with RTRFM Music Director Will Backler

Community radio music directors often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable thirst to keep their ears ahead of the curve. So

Emerging Artists Share The Live Performances That Inspired Them

Emerging Artists Share The Live Performances That Inspired Them

Everyone needs a bit of musical inspiration from time to time – aspiring musicians possibly most of all. Alana Wilkinson and The Moody Spooks are two emerging

30 Years Of The ARIA Awards: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

30 Years Of The ARIA Awards: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The date and venue for this year’s ARIA Awards, the Australian music industry’s night of nights, has been announced. The 2016 ARIA Awards will take

One Of Violent Soho’s Biggest Singles Almost Ended Up A B-Side

One Of Violent Soho’s Biggest Singles Almost Ended Up A B-Side

The road for Brisbane alt-rockers Violent Soho has been far from smooth. Yet, after hitting another year, their frontman has plenty to celebrate – especially

We Rank The White Stripes’ Albums From Worst To Best

We Rank The White Stripes’ Albums From Worst To Best

The White Stripes were an anomaly. They came, they conquered, and then they went away. At a time when everybody had left rock and roll

The Legendary Kid Congo Talks The Bad Seeds, Spider Goddesses, And Pink Monkey Birds

The Legendary Kid Congo Talks The Bad Seeds, Spider Goddesses, And Pink Monkey Birds

Kid Congo Powers has had a remarkable career in music as the noisy open-tuned guitarist of legendary outfits like Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds,

Aussie Musicians Tell Us The Impact Community Radio Has Had On Their Lives

Aussie Musicians Tell Us The Impact Community Radio Has Had On Their Lives

Community radio stations are a hugely important part of the foundations that the local music industry and, of course, community are built on. Perth’s beloved RTRFM

Twelve Foot Ninja: Triple J Is “Stepping In A Positive Direction For Fans Of Heavy Music”

Twelve Foot Ninja: Triple J Is “Stepping In A Positive Direction For Fans Of Heavy Music”

It is an insanely exciting time to be a member of Twelve Foot Ninja. Sophomore album Outlier is ready to drop on August 26, new

Emerging Aussie Artists Share The Songs That Inspired Them

Emerging Aussie Artists Share The Songs That Inspired Them

Everyone needs a bit of musical inspiration from time to time – aspiring musicians possibly most of all. Maker Resonate, Dimitrios and Sarah EIDA are three

Pierce The Veil Discuss The Long, Challenging Road To ‘Misadventures’

Pierce The Veil Discuss The Long, Challenging Road To ‘Misadventures’

American post-hardcore band Pierce The Veil recently released their fourth studio album, Misadventures – but it was a long time coming. Initially scheduled for release in 2014,

The Story Behind Australia’s First Aboriginal Protest Album

The Story Behind Australia’s First Aboriginal Protest Album

Cooper-Lily Nikora interviews Luke Peacock of The Painted Ladies ahead of a special performance with Vic Simms this Friday night at Melbourne’s NGV. No one

The 10 Coolest Origin Stories In Music

The 10 Coolest Origin Stories In Music

Whilst most bands start up after having known each other for years or having met at a party, others start off by selling their souls

The 5 Bands You Can’t Miss At Volumes Festival

The 5 Bands You Can’t Miss At Volumes Festival

Sydney’s multi-venue Volumes Festival is kicking off this month, and it’s absolutely packed with incredible local talent, across a variety of genres. The full, monster lineup can

Why Every Band Should Tour Regional Australia

Why Every Band Should Tour Regional Australia

Australia is a truly massive place, yet most of us seem to huddle around our capital cities, reluctant to leave the comfort of the coast.

Palace Of The King Recount Europe’s Huge Passion For Aussie Rock

Palace Of The King Recount Europe’s Huge Passion For Aussie Rock

Melbourne 6-piece Palace Of The King are one of the hardest working bands in the rock ‘n roll scene, with two EPs, two albums, and

The Pretty Littles And Food Court Grill Each Other In A Hard-Hitting Interview

The Pretty Littles And Food Court Grill Each Other In A Hard-Hitting Interview

You may not know this, but this year marks the 200th anniversary of the invention of the fabled bain marie – which has of course become



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