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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...

Josh Pyke

Josh Pyke

Those familiar with the work of Josh Pyke will know the foreboding that lurks beneath his tasteful acoustic folk. Strip away the shimmering arpeggios and minor...

Nicholas Roy

Nicholas Roy

After more than 5 years of regular performances, independent releases, and high rotation airplay on Triple J my music has recently found its way onto the...

Onra

Onra

French beat-maker and globetrotting producer Onra is about to return to Australia for the first time since his live debut Down Under in 2011. Live, Onra’s...

Trash Can: Daft Punk Condoms,Turn Vinyl Into Hipster Specs, Genius Beatboxer & More

Trash Can: Daft Punk Condoms,Turn Vinyl Into Hipster Specs, Genius Beatboxer & 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...

The Used

The Used

After an incredible amount of anticipation, the Vans Warped Tour Australia lineup has been announced and includes The Offspring, Parkway Drive, and Simple Plan. In addition...

Such Great Heights: 25 Years Of Sub Pop Records

Such Great Heights: 25 Years Of Sub Pop Records

From its flannel-wearing origins as an influential supporter of Seattle’s burgeoning grunge scene, releasing the spotty-faced debut from a pre-Nevermind Nirvana, to bringing the likes of The...

Babyshambles

Babyshambles

There wasn’t a journalist alive a decade ago who didn’t love to sink their teeth into a juicy Pete Doherty scandal. After his split from cult-indie...

Simon Meli and The Widowbirds

Simon Meli and The Widowbirds

We hear that yourself and the Widowbirds toured across Europe in early 2013.  Yeah – We were lucky enough to hook up 30 shows in around...

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada

Metalcore mavericks The Devil Wears Prada are currently in Australia to tour their latest release Dead Throne. The album shows their evolution towards the progressive, adding new sonic...

Primal Scream

Primal Scream

Towards the end of “2013”, the opening track on Primal Scream’s most recent album More Light, frontman Bobby Gillespie makes an impassioned plea. “Truth no lies,...

Everything Everything

Everything Everything

Australian fans giddy with excitement over the impending arrival of Manchester quartet Everything Everything will be pleased to know that the feeling is definitely mutual. “We’re...

Lindsay McDougall of Frenzal Rhomb

Lindsay McDougall of Frenzal Rhomb

It’s happy days for Frenzal Rhomb fans as the band recently added 5 new dates to their Australian tour in Victoria, New South Wales and Tassie, to...

Money Vs. Music: Why We Need To Save The Palace

Money Vs. Music: Why We Need To Save The Palace

Music venues across Australia are always in a constant state of flux. Much like the bands that play within their dark bellies, the venues themselves have...

Citizen Kay

Citizen Kay

Originally born in Ghana, then moving to the Capital of Australia while still very young, Citizen Kay has grown up with an ambition to make his...

Stereophonics

Stereophonics

It may be over 15 years since they released their debut album Word Gets Around, but Stereophonics’ new record Graffiti On The Train is proof that...

LO!

LO!

April 2013 saw the release of Sydney quartet, LO!’s, second album entitled Monstrorum Historia. A brutal mash up of sludge, hardcore, rock and even some classical...

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