12 Of The Weirdest Music Genres To Ever Exist

A new musical movement is currently taking the internet by storm and it’s called Simpsonswave, normally stylised as SIMPSONWAVE, because the internet is like that. An offshoot of the whole chillwave thing the blogosphere were all about a few years back, it combines lo-fi electronic music with clips from and...

The Temper Trap: We’re Back With A Vengeance & Thick As Thieves

It feels like a long time since we’ve heard from The Temper Trap. After their huge debut album, Conditions in 2009, the Melbourne band went from strength to strength, reaching 200 million streams on Spotify, a number one album in their homeland, arena support tours with Coldplay and the Rolling...

Track By Track: Arthur Beatrice Take Us Inside Their New LP

British indie rock crew Arthur Beatrice have just unveiled their highly anticipated second album Keeping The Peace. In a contemporary pop climate of excess at all costs, the bane were conscious in creating an album that feels simultaneously grand, yet still intimate; grandiose yet hushed. Co-produced with Matt Wiggins, and...

New Order Performed With Australian Chamber Orchestra & We Were There

Review: New Order with The Australian Chamber Orchestra Vivid at The Sydney Opera House 2 June. With over three and a half decades of New Order history, who would have thought they would be standing on The Sydney Opera House Stage, with an Orchestra none the less? After a successful and energetic opening...

Tegan And Sara On Going From Indie Darlings To Mastering The Pop Landscape

The last time these pop darlings graced our shores was back in 2013, promoting their breakthrough album, Heartthrob. Amending their









 separation from the ‘Indie-rock’ niche the duo are back with their debut album, Love You To Death, which will be released on June 3rd. It’s fair to say they can’t wait...

Track By Track: Ladyhawke Takes Us Inside ‘Wild Things’

To call Wild Things Ladyhawke’s (aka Pip Brown) latest album anticipated would be an understatement. The impressive rew record is the first album release since 2012’s much loved Anxiety. “People wonder why there’s always a massive gap between my albums,” says Pip. The reason is both complicated and easy. “I’ve...

Track By Track: The Kills Chat To Each Other About ‘Ash & Ice’

Iconic duo The Kills (formed by American singer Alison Mosshart and British guitarist Jamie Hince) are today unleashing their brand new,highly anticipated fifth album, Ash & Ice.  Over their almost decade-and-a-half career, The Kills have released four incredible records. Each one a restless, reckless enigmatic art statement that bristled with...

Get To Know One Of Australia’s Most Overachieving Musos, Alex the Astronaut

Sydney born, currently New York based singer songwriter Alex the Astronaut is the kind of person to make you really assess your life achievements. Currently living in New York while studying a Maths and Physic degree on a soccer scholarship, she’s somehow found time to craft a string of impressive...

Meet One Of Australia’s Most In-Demand Songwriters

With consecutive club hits, ‘Everybody Together’, ‘Gonna Get Better’ and ‘Flowers’ (feat. Nat Dunn) enjoying a combined total of 13 weeks at #1 on the ARIA Club Chart, there’s no question why local dance music champion Nicky Night Time (aka Nick Routledge, aka Nicky Van She, frontman, co founder and producer of...

On The Road With Rockers West Thebarton Brothel Party

Not too long ago one of our favourite crews, Adelaide rockers West Thebarton Brothel Party dropped their ‘Red or White’ and in typical WTBP fashion it’s an all out guitar – driven sonic assault. The new single and video comes off the back of the seven piece’s 2015 self-titled debut EP which saw...

How The Evolution Of Music Consumption Has Forced Companies To Adapt Or Die

Back in April we reported on a Gizmodo study which discovered the scientific reasons why your parents’ old stereo system sounds much better than your new one. As the report states these days the vast majority of consumers aren’t really all that interested in sound quality. They buy stereos according to what kind of...

Track By Track: Winterbourne Take Us Inside Their Stunning New EP

After two long years since the release of Winterbourne’s debut EP All But the Sun (which peaked at #9 on the iTunes Albums Chart) the talented indie pop duo are back at it with their latest effort Pendulum. Since the release of their debut EP the guys haven’t slowed down,...

Aussie Bands You’ll Love, Based On Bands You Already Like

Finding music has never been easier, but deciding on what to listen to, it seems, has never been harder. Call it the tyranny of choice, but there’s actually too much music to listen to. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not complaining, and we’re up to the challenge of listening to...

The Best & Worst Experiences Touring The US With The Love Junkies

After burning rubber across the endless US highways for the last month, including South By South West in Austin, our favourite Perth rockers The Love Junkies have just touch down on home soil and already toured the country in celebration of their new single ‘I Had A Party Once’. Produced...

Why Quiet Achiever Big Pineapple Fest Is One Of The Best Festivals In Australia

It’s fair to say that once again the 2016 Big Pineapple Music Festival played out all but perfectly. It was sold out, packed out and without a doubt a BIG display of some of the best musical talent Australia has on offer. As Queensland put on its finest weather, the...