What Really Goes Into Putting A Festival Lineup Together

What Really Goes Into Putting A Festival Lineup Together

Picking bands for a lineup is easy – anyone can scrawl down the perfect selection of acts on the back of a napkin and dream

The Guitar Gear The Waifs Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear The Waifs Couldn’t Live Without

23 years after Donna and Vikki set off from Albany to play music across Australia to any willing listeners, teaming up with Josh en route,


Montaigne On Being Discovered By Triple J & Why She Doesn’t Care Who She Supports

Montaigne On Being Discovered By Triple J & Why She Doesn’t Care Who She Supports

With a countrywide headline tour underway, we caught up with one of Australia’s most exciting upcoming artists Montaigne about touring, writing, and how it feels to be


A Guide To Guitar Pedals & The Musicians That Use Them

A Guide To Guitar Pedals & The Musicians That Use Them

To the layman it may just be a metal box with some switches and wires inside, but any guitarist, whether up-and-coming novice or seasoned pro,


Why Kisschasy Decided To Break Up After 13 Years

Why Kisschasy Decided To Break Up After 13 Years

“My funniest memory is from South By Southwest in Texas during 2005,” recounts John Watson of Eleven Management. “Kisschasy was playing a small bar so


Meet The Seven Ups, Melbourne’s Favourite Funk Party Band

Meet The Seven Ups, Melbourne’s Favourite Funk Party Band

Concocting an inimitable blend of influences from 1970s Nigerian Afrobeat to the deepest of street funk, The Seven Ups are Melbourne’s favourite party band, delivering


5 Things You Can Do Instead Of Soulfest

5 Things You Can Do Instead Of Soulfest

You’ve probably heard by now that this year’s instalment of Soulfest, “Australia’s first neo-soul, jazz & hip-hop festival”, has been cancelled, with organisers confirming the


Meet Mathas, One Of Perth’s Most Acclaimed Hip-Hop Talents

Meet Mathas, One Of Perth’s Most Acclaimed Hip-Hop Talents

Perth rapper Mathas has managed to collect a pretty hefty stockpile of awards and accolades in a short amount of time, having won the WAM


Why Did Blind Melon Turn Down An Australian Tour 22 Years Ago?

Why Did Blind Melon Turn Down An Australian Tour 22 Years Ago?

Melonheads of Australia rejoice. One of the most underrated bands of the 90s, Blind Melon, will be here later in the month and to find


Looking Back At The Tea Party’s ‘The Edges of Twilight’ 20 Years On

Looking Back At The Tea Party’s ‘The Edges of Twilight’ 20 Years On

The Tea Party has had quite the journey since The Edges of Twilight dropped 20 years ago. Most importantly in recent years, Jeff Burrows, Stuart


The Guitar Gear The Creases Couldn’t Live Without

The Guitar Gear The Creases Couldn’t Live Without

In celebration of their latest single ‘Point’, The Creases recently announced a five-date headline tour around the country. The Brisbane four-piece’s stage skills will certainly


5 Bands We Discovered This Month That You Need To Hear

5 Bands We Discovered This Month That You Need To Hear

Adam Kelly is an artist manager for Melbourne favourites Jakubi, in addition to his work as a promoter, music industry consultant, and project manager at


Catching Up With The Aussie Winners Of Converse Rubber Tracks

Catching Up With The Aussie Winners Of Converse Rubber Tracks

Quick, think of the most iconic and respected recording studios in the world. Got your list? Who’s on it? Abbey Road? Hansa? Sunset Sound? Well,


Checking The Health Of Australia’s Reggae Scene With Kingfisha

Checking The Health Of Australia’s Reggae Scene With Kingfisha

Homegrown roots favourites Kingfisha are turning what was already a huge 2015 into an absolutely massive 2015 with the announcement of their new single, ‘Water


Why Boutique Aussie Music Festivals Are The Future

Why Boutique Aussie Music Festivals Are The Future

Australian music festivals aren’t just about riding the Soundwave or enjoying some Splendour In The Grass. Down Under, we’re lucky enough to have a thriving


Turning Heartbreak Into Legendary Songwriting With Lucinda Williams

Turning Heartbreak Into Legendary Songwriting With Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams caught up with Tone Deaf from Nashville where she had just completed a fabulous show with Roseanne Cash and Emmylou Harris. Williams sounded


20 Years On: Looking Back At Oasis’ (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

20 Years On: Looking Back At Oasis’ (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

20 years after it went to number one in Australia, Adrian Pedic looks back (no pun intended) on Oasis’ crowning achievement,(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?.




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