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8 Great Places To Study If You Want A Career In The Music Industry

8 Great Places To Study If You Want A Career In The Music Industry

With the date fast-approaching where poor youngsters around Australia sit their final Year 12 exams, so too arrives their “life-defining” decision where they must select a University or...

The 5 Things We Learnt From Thurston Moore’s Album ‘The Best Day’

The 5 Things We Learnt From Thurston Moore’s Album ‘The Best Day’

Thurston Moore is one of the more recognizable names in alternative rock, basically the ‘cool’ version of Dave Grohl. For the uninitiated, Moore formed the seminal...

The Records That Changed Jamie T’s Life

The Records That Changed Jamie T’s Life

There’s nobody quite like Jamie T in modern music. The south-Londoner also known as Jamie Treays is notorious for his unabashed approach to indie rock, producing...

New Zealand’s 6 Most Important Bands, According To Jakob

New Zealand’s 6 Most Important Bands, According To Jakob

New Zealand post-rock legends Jakob recently released their new album Sines which arrives eight year after their last release. The record’s lead single ‘Blind Them With Science’,...

The 7 Halloween Parties You Can’t Miss

The 7 Halloween Parties You Can’t Miss

Yeah, we know. It’s an American thing. It’s a total affront to everything that is true blue and bloody Australian and we’re having none of it....

Violent Soho & The Three Other Things The Bronx Love About Australian Music

Violent Soho & The Three Other Things The Bronx Love About Australian Music

The Bronx and their Mexicana flavoured alter-ego Mariachi El Bronx love coming to Australia. Without even asking guitarist Joby J. Ford whether that’s the case the...

Alt-J: “Australia Is Arguably Our Best Fan Base In The World”

Alt-J: “Australia Is Arguably Our Best Fan Base In The World”

It’s a rare thing, to hear the theme of freedom to flowing through a band’s second album. The second record, after all, is meant to be...

Hit Or Shit? Slipknot’s ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’

Hit Or Shit? Slipknot’s ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’

The latest dispatch from metal veterans Slipknot, .5: The Gray Chapter, comes a full six years after the release of their fourth album, All Hope Is...

The 7 Events You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Music Week

The 7 Events You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Music Week

Out of the 52 weeks in a year, Melbourne Music Week has got to be one of our favourites. With the week of November 14 getting closer...

The 6 Musicians That Changed The Kooks’ Lives

The 6 Musicians That Changed The Kooks’ Lives

In support of their new LP Listen (Virgin/ EMI) Brit-pop revivalists, The Kooks, will be returning to Australia for their most monstrous tour of their Aussie...

12 Things We Learnt From Iggy Pop’s John Peel Lecture

12 Things We Learnt From Iggy Pop’s John Peel Lecture

Iggy Pop recently delivered BBC 6 Music’s annual John Peel Lecture at the Radio Festival in Salford. Taking the reigns from a diverse roster of alumni...

The 5 Reasons You’ll Be Sorry You Missed Austin City Limits 2014

The 5 Reasons You’ll Be Sorry You Missed Austin City Limits 2014

Mega festivals. It’s hard to conquer a mega festival, both from a punter’s perspective and a production perspective. Over the weekend we attempted to conquer Austin City...

Rick Astley: How An Internet Joke Revived My Career

Rick Astley: How An Internet Joke Revived My Career

Rick Astley: you probably know him as the double-denim wearing singer from the 1987 pop hit ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’, who retired from the music...

6 Reasons Why The Australian Music Industry Isn’t The Worst In The World

6 Reasons Why The Australian Music Industry Isn’t The Worst In The World

You may not have heard of online UK magazine What Culture, but their piece, ‘6 Reasons Why The Australian Music Industry Is Currently The Worst In The...

The 8 Records That Inspired The Beautiful Girls’ New Record

The 8 Records That Inspired The Beautiful Girls’ New Record

Its been a few years since we last heard a release from The Beautiful Girls, while Mat McHugh has spent some time on a solo jaunt,...

12 Things That Make New Years Eve On The Hill So Special

12 Things That Make New Years Eve On The Hill So Special

With Summer festival season just around the corner and a plethora of New Years festival announcements already out into the world it can often be hard...

The 6 Reasons You Can’t Miss Phosphorescent’s Australian Tour

The 6 Reasons You Can’t Miss Phosphorescent’s Australian Tour

Each December, Australian shores a blessed with a surmountable amount of musical talent apart of the nation’s favourite music extravaganza, Meredith Music Festival. This year’s line-up dropped...

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