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Meet The Aussie Music Festival Who Won’t Tell You The Lineup, Or How To Buy Tickets

Meet The Aussie Music Festival Who Won’t Tell You The Lineup, Or How To Buy Tickets

Now that we’ve survived the unforgiving winter months, the emergence spring in sight means only one thing, music festival season beckons. With what currently seems to be...

What Happens When The Frontman Goes Solo?

What Happens When The Frontman Goes Solo?

Whether through natural attrition or otherwise, there’ll come a time when a band is forced to stare into the eyeballs of its own demise. The circumstances...

AlunaGeorge

AlunaGeorge

AlunaGeorge is the combination of Aluna Francis on vocal duties and George Reid sitting at the production helm. Together the fusion of Aluna’s sugary-sweet harmonies and...

Crowdfunding Forecast: Slash’s Horror Film Score, Ali Barter’s Debut, Sleep Parade Tour & More

Crowdfunding Forecast: Slash’s Horror Film Score, Ali Barter’s Debut, Sleep Parade Tour & More

If the success of Melbourne prog-metal band Twelve Foot Ninja’s music video campaign, smashing the previous record set by Eskimo Joe in February this year, has taught us...

The Ape

The Ape

Just as crashing footsteps heralded the lumbering approach of King Kong, so do slinking drumbeats, solid riffs, and growling vocals sound the path of The Ape,...

Darwin Deez

Darwin Deez

In addition to his performance at the sold out Splendour In The Grass over the weekend, Darwin Deez is also doing his own headline shows at the...

Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples

It’s a life that arcs like a work of fiction. Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee. Civil rights activist. Grammy Award winner. Daughter of gospel...

Lamb Of God

Lamb Of God

There are a handful of bands that metal fans of all stripes are familiar with. Having influenced so many acts within the genre since their formation...

Trash Can: Daft Punk Do Vogue, Sufjan Stevens’ Crazy Obsession, Drunk Florence Welch & More

Trash Can: Daft Punk Do Vogue, Sufjan Stevens’ Crazy Obsession, Drunk Florence Welch & More

By the end of every week there are a bunch of music-related stories, cool links, videos, and other internet ditties that we haven’t managed to get...

Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Jon Porras and Evan Caminiti aka Barn Owl have always specialised in devotional darkness, pushing desert rock into previously unexplored, murky territories. Now with their fifth record V released...

Klaxons

Klaxons

“Last night I DJ’d in Paris and played out a beat I’d made myself for the first time and it was great to see the dance...

Go Violets

Go Violets

The Go Violets debut EP is at its final stages and will be ready in spring 2013. After ‘Teenager’ and ‘Josie’, the band have one more...

Villagers

Villagers

Conor O’Brien is the doe-eyed face of rising Irish troupe Villagers. At the moment he’s sitting at home, a rare place to catch him, while his...

Tundra

Tundra

Tundra is a four-piece alternative-pop band from Brisbane, Australia. Their upbeat songs are instantly appealing and are guaranteed to leave audience members humming well after their...

Dan Parsons

Dan Parsons

Hello, my name is Dan Parsons.  I’m a Melbourne based singer-songwriter who’s just about to release his second LP.  I recorded it myself, played most of...

Remixtape: Vampire Weekend Cover Robin Thicke, The Flaming Lips Do Devo, Willow Beats Remix Fractures & More

Remixtape: Vampire Weekend Cover Robin Thicke, The Flaming Lips Do Devo, Willow Beats Remix Fractures & More

Call it crazy, but we’re convinced one of the biggest joys in life and music is a good remix or cover. Why? Because it means a...

Big Scary

Big Scary

“Is it better than last time?” The genial duo of Melbourne’s Big Scary are discussing their second full-length album, Not Art. But it’s not the quality...

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