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The 20 Artists We’d Love To See Tour Australia in 2015

The 20 Artists We’d Love To See Tour Australia in 2015

You’ve probably read plenty of listicles related to the year’s forthcoming album releases, but it’s less likely you’ve thought ahead about the plethora of tours that...

Kinky Friedman Talks Music Legends, Legalising Marijuana, & The American Idol Generation

Kinky Friedman Talks Music Legends, Legalising Marijuana, & The American Idol Generation

The anecdotes and humour of Kinky Friedman’s life precede him. Most people who have heard his name or his songs once usually don’t forget who he...

The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra

The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra

Inspired by the infectious Afro-beat music of Nigeria and its neighbours, The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra delivers a homespun version of contemporary African funk. This mammoth...

Sepultura Talk 30 Years As A Band, Recording, & Their New Drummer

Sepultura Talk 30 Years As A Band, Recording, & Their New Drummer

Brazilian thrash metalers Sepultura are back in full force having just released The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart, their 13th studio...

A Guide To Running A Music Festival Successfully

A Guide To Running A Music Festival Successfully

It’s no secret that the Aussie music festival has undergone what seems to be a major downturn in recent months that might suggest the booming market...

The Mountains

The Mountains

2013 has been a massive year for The Mountains so far. Out of the 100 or so gigs you’ve played this year, which stand out in...

Sonny And The Sunsets

Sonny And The Sunsets

Prolific San Franciscan singer/songwriter Sonny Smith is bringing his Sunsets back to Australia this month to play three East Coast events, beginning with the headline spot...

MØ Talks Her Punk Background, Danish Culture & Her Reaction To Success

MØ Talks Her Punk Background, Danish Culture & Her Reaction To Success

Karen Marie Ørsted speaks with enthusiastic warmth. She giggles between almost every answer and is so humble to the point where you might just question her...

Jordie Lane

Jordie Lane

What were your food influences when you were growing up and what kind of food did you eat at home or with your family? Our family...

The Pretty Littles

The Pretty Littles

The Pretty Littles Australian Tour 2013 has been announced, with the four Melbourne music muck-abouts hitting the road in support of their first ever album. The...

Why Having ‘Good’ Music Just Isn’t Enough Anymore

Why Having ‘Good’ Music Just Isn’t Enough Anymore

For some reason we have this idea that ‘good’ music is enough to be able to forge yourself a successful career, if it was ever true...

The Contortionist Talk Musical Influences, New Music & Their Upcoming Australian Tour

The Contortionist Talk Musical Influences, New Music & Their Upcoming Australian Tour

Aside from the Indy 500, U.S. state Indiana boasts another special entity, and perhaps on decibel par with the infamous race day. Progressive metalers The Contortionist...

Georgia Fields

Georgia Fields

Georgia Fields is an independent musician, writer, and arranger from Melbourne. Her self-titled LP was released to critical acclaim in 2010, being named ‘Album of the...

Hellions

Hellions

A Hellion: a rowdy, mischievous, troublesome person… A description that perfectly defines the spirit of this band, we are hell-bent on delivering erratic, rebellious and confronting...

Trash Can: Springsteen’s Dirty Jokes, Britney Spears Scares Pirates, Questlove’s Chicken Shop Eulogy, & More

Trash Can: Springsteen’s Dirty Jokes, Britney Spears Scares Pirates, Questlove’s Chicken Shop Eulogy, & More

By the end of every week there are a bunch of music-related stories, cool links, videos, and other internet ditties that are a little on the...

Franz Ferdinand Talk New Music, Remixes, & Their Upcoming Australian Tour

Franz Ferdinand Talk New Music, Remixes, & Their Upcoming Australian Tour

“We weren’t actually named after him – we got the idea from a racehorse.” Referring to the Archduke of Austria, it’s quite a surprise to hear...

Bodyjar

Bodyjar

Australia’s much-loved pop punk pioneers BODYJAR are readying their ripping new tunes from new album Role Model’to hit the road to make Dad jokes all over the country, starting...

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