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The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

Rottofest 2014, the sixth annual weekend festival of comedy, film and music on Rottnest Island curated by Vulture Culture has announced its best line-up yet, with over...

Spoon Open Up About New Album, The Preatures, And ‘Vinyl Gratification’

Spoon Open Up About New Album, The Preatures, And ‘Vinyl Gratification’

After releasing five records in the space of nine years, Spoon needed a break.  Following 2010’s Transference and a subsequent world tour, the Austin-based band went...

6 Aussie Post-Punk Bands You Need To Know, According To Mere Women

6 Aussie Post-Punk Bands You Need To Know, According To Mere Women

Your Town, is the second LP from Sydney post-punk trio Mere Women, released via Poison City Records label, An album that according to our writer is “one of...

Are Broods NZ’s Next Big Pop Export?

Are Broods NZ’s Next Big Pop Export?

In the past week the city has been awash with a vast array of quality music as bands embarked on the city to play sideshows from...

The 7 Albums That Changed Boy & Bear’s Lives

The 7 Albums That Changed Boy & Bear’s Lives

Having recently toured the world to sold out venues across Europe, the UK, US, and Canada, which included a visit to the Conan studios, Sydney’s favourite...

The 9 Biggest Moments Of Lollapalooza 2014 Everyone’s Buzzing About

The 9 Biggest Moments Of Lollapalooza 2014 Everyone’s Buzzing About

Whether you tactfully avoided the internet so you didn’t catch a massive case of festival FOMO or you’ve just been living under a rock these past three...

Meet The New Wave Icons Who Formed Supergroup The Empty Hearts

Meet The New Wave Icons Who Formed Supergroup The Empty Hearts

Sometimes the simple equation of close mates, plus musical inclination, multiplied by a chance to get together can equal something that could be more than just...

Track By Track: Juston Stens – ‘Share The Road’

Track By Track: Juston Stens – ‘Share The Road’

After six years playing drums in the incredibly popular indie-folk band Dr. Dog, Juston Stens left the band in order to front his own band and travel...

Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

Bands Are Now Openly Paying Journalists To Write About Their Music

If you were a young band struggling to stand out from the crowd, would you directly pay a journalist to write about your music? Say, for a rate...

The 5 Things Only Darwin Has, Thanks To Darwin Festival

The 5 Things Only Darwin Has, Thanks To Darwin Festival

Some of you may not know that Australia’s most northern and only tropical arts festival was born out of the destruction and devastation of a natural...

Track By Track: Sticky Fingers – ‘Land Of Pleasure’

Track By Track: Sticky Fingers – ‘Land Of Pleasure’

After serving up two already massive singles this year, the upcoming second album from Sydney rock n rollers Sticky Fingers Land Of Pleasure, is definitely gearing up to be one...

Is The Vinyl Bubble About To Burst?

Is The Vinyl Bubble About To Burst?

There’s no denying the mass resurgence of vinyl in recent years, and from a sales perspective, the signs are everywhere: the year-on-year success of the annual...

The 10 Awesome Things We’d Like To See At Every Music Festival

The 10 Awesome Things We’d Like To See At Every Music Festival

With all the buzz that 2014′s insane Splendour In The Grass has generated over the past few days, even from the performing artists themselves, it’s safe to...

The Best Tracks Of 2014, According To The Operatives

The Best Tracks Of 2014, According To The Operatives

The Operatives are a collective of multi-talented musicians and curators responsible for presenting tours of ground-breaking international talent and a platform for emerging artists to be...

Interpol Tell Us What To Expect From Their Album That Almost Didn’t Happen

Interpol Tell Us What To Expect From Their Album That Almost Didn’t Happen

As music enthusiasts, we love nothing more than getting our hands on some new vinyl. In fact, for many it’s a bona fide  obsession. While a record...

Does The Acid’s Dreamy Electro Translate Live?

Does The Acid’s Dreamy Electro Translate Live?

Transcontinental almost-buzz-band, The Acid, embarked on their Australian tour this week ahead of their spot at Splendour in the Grass. Privy to their festival warm-up was...

Why Future Islands Live Up To The Hype

Why Future Islands Live Up To The Hype

The Corner Hotel might be many things to Melbourne’s live music community, but it’s probably never been the setting for a spectacle that resembled a bullfighting...

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