The Aussie Albums We Can’t Wait To Hear In 2016

The Aussie Albums We Can’t Wait To Hear In 2016

Pat yourselves on the backs, readers, we made it through 2015 and in one piece, no less. Having survived a month’s worth of end-of-year lists,

Chris Robinson: I “Have Not Made Any Money, And No One Really Cares”

Chris Robinson: I “Have Not Made Any Money, And No One Really Cares”

You can feel the California sunshine; almost smell the organic vegetarian chilli cooking on the stove and the sweet sound of the Grateful Dead blowing

17 Ways To Support Your Favourite Bands When You’re Broke

17 Ways To Support Your Favourite Bands When You’re Broke

Recently, we reported on the struggles of one Aussie band that relocated to the States with the high hopes of making it big, to no

The 5 Things We Learnt From Thurston Moore’s Album ‘The Best Day’

The 5 Things We Learnt From Thurston Moore’s Album ‘The Best Day’

Thurston Moore is one of the more recognizable names in alternative rock, basically the ‘cool’ version of Dave Grohl. For the uninitiated, Moore formed the

The Records That Changed Jamie T’s Life

The Records That Changed Jamie T’s Life

There’s nobody quite like Jamie T in modern music. The south-Londoner also known as Jamie Treays is notorious for his unabashed approach to indie rock,

New Zealand’s 6 Most Important Bands, According To Jakob

New Zealand’s 6 Most Important Bands, According To Jakob

New Zealand post-rock legends Jakob recently released their new album Sines which arrives eight year after their last release. The record’s lead single ‘Blind Them With

The 7 Halloween Parties You Can’t Miss

The 7 Halloween Parties You Can’t Miss

Yeah, we know. It’s an American thing. It’s a total affront to everything that is true blue and bloody Australian and we’re having none of

Violent Soho & The Three Other Things The Bronx Love About Australian Music

Violent Soho & The Three Other Things The Bronx Love About Australian Music

The Bronx and their Mexicana flavoured alter-ego Mariachi El Bronx love coming to Australia. Without even asking guitarist Joby J. Ford whether that’s the case

Alt-J: “Australia Is Arguably Our Best Fan Base In The World”

Alt-J: “Australia Is Arguably Our Best Fan Base In The World”

It’s a rare thing, to hear the theme of freedom to flowing through a band’s second album. The second record, after all, is meant to

Hit Or Shit? Slipknot’s ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’

Hit Or Shit? Slipknot’s ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’

The latest dispatch from metal veterans Slipknot, .5: The Gray Chapter, comes a full six years after the release of their fourth album, All Hope

The 7 Events You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Music Week

The 7 Events You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Music Week

Out of the 52 weeks in a year, Melbourne Music Week has got to be one of our favourites. With the week of November 14 getting

The 6 Musicians That Changed The Kooks’ Lives

The 6 Musicians That Changed The Kooks’ Lives

In support of their new LP Listen (Virgin/ EMI) Brit-pop revivalists, The Kooks, will be returning to Australia for their most monstrous tour of their

12 Things We Learnt From Iggy Pop’s John Peel Lecture

12 Things We Learnt From Iggy Pop’s John Peel Lecture

Iggy Pop recently delivered BBC 6 Music’s annual John Peel Lecture at the Radio Festival in Salford. Taking the reigns from a diverse roster of

The 5 Reasons You’ll Be Sorry You Missed Austin City Limits 2014

The 5 Reasons You’ll Be Sorry You Missed Austin City Limits 2014

Mega festivals. It’s hard to conquer a mega festival, both from a punter’s perspective and a production perspective. Over the weekend we attempted to conquer Austin

Rick Astley: How An Internet Joke Revived My Career

Rick Astley: How An Internet Joke Revived My Career

Rick Astley: you probably know him as the double-denim wearing singer from the 1987 pop hit ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’, who retired from the

6 Reasons Why The Australian Music Industry Isn’t The Worst In The World

6 Reasons Why The Australian Music Industry Isn’t The Worst In The World

You may not have heard of online UK magazine What Culture, but their piece, ‘6 Reasons Why The Australian Music Industry Is Currently The Worst In

The 8 Records That Inspired The Beautiful Girls’ New Record

The 8 Records That Inspired The Beautiful Girls’ New Record

Its been a few years since we last heard a release from The Beautiful Girls, while Mat McHugh has spent some time on a solo



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