11 SXSW Acts Everyone Is Talking About Right Now

11 SXSW Acts Everyone Is Talking About Right Now

South by Southwest, Austin’s world-famous conference of music, art, film, and culture is upon once more. The event’s legendary music program recently kicked off and

In Memory, 7 Moments That Defined Lou Reed

In Memory, 7 Moments That Defined Lou Reed

The iconic New Yorker and rock ‘n’ roll pioneer has had a profound influence on modern music and pop culture across more than half a

Eskimo Joe Talk Crowdfunding, New Directions, & The Changing Face Of The Music Biz

Eskimo Joe Talk Crowdfunding, New Directions, & The Changing Face Of The Music Biz

As the queen of the ‘art of asking’, Amanda Palmer once said, “you can’t crowdfund without a crowd”. Kav Temperley, Stuart Macleod and Joel Quatermain

Patrick James

Patrick James

Sydney singer Patrick James has a brand new single that was recently recorded at the famed Alberts studio, under the keen eye of producer Wayne

Guineafowl

Guineafowl

My given name is Sam Yeldham but I tend to go by the pseudonym Guineafowl. I am a Sydney Musician. I began my career writing

Trash Can: Beyonce Hit Up The Melbourne ‘Burbs, Ke$ha Is Still Gross, & More

Trash Can: Beyonce Hit Up The Melbourne ‘Burbs, Ke$ha Is Still Gross, & 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

La Bastard

La Bastard

Picture Nancy Sinatra singing out front of the Gun Club with Dick Dale playing lead guitar at the best party of the year. If you

Melvins Talk Meredith, Muumuus, & Lyrical Meaninglessness

Melvins Talk Meredith, Muumuus, & Lyrical Meaninglessness

“Who’s playing this year, besides us?”, Buzz Osborne asks of the upcoming 2013 Meredith Music Festival. Well, The Brian Jonestown Massacre are playing. “On the

Winter York

Winter York

How do you do? It’s nice to make your acquaintance! We’re Winter York, a four- piece indie-pop band from Melbourne that plays music expressing the

Kingston Crown

Kingston Crown

Forming in early 2013 five- piece funk soul groove machine Kingston Crown has hit the ground running playing shows and festivals all over Victoria and

Bec Laughton

Bec Laughton

Ever since I was a little girl I had trouble grasping the concept of a quiet ‘indoor voice’ … and now I’m singer and make

Stonefield Talk Debut LP Touring The Country, & Misogyny In Music

Stonefield Talk Debut LP Touring The Country, & Misogyny In Music

It’s getting close to four years since Stonefield entered the collective music mind after winning the Triple J Unearthed High competition in 2010. Unlike most

High Tension

High Tension

Melbourne’s High Tension are set to tour the East Coast of Australia in support of new album Death Beat this November. Consisting of members of The Nation Blue and Young & Restless

Testament Talk Their Live DVD, Thrash Metal Today & Soundwave

Testament Talk Their Live DVD, Thrash Metal Today & Soundwave

Besides a handful of bands rising to stardom from the ‘80s, most metal groups from that era are not around today, let alone releasing new

Declan Kelly – The Bucket Lounge

Declan Kelly – The Bucket Lounge

The Bucket Lounge is the quintessential performance space situated in Bondi Beach at Venue 34 Degrees South. As you walk down the stairs of 34

Pluto Jonze

Pluto Jonze

Pluto Jonze has accrued mass accolades with singles ‘Plastic Bag In A Hurricane’ hitting high-rotation on Triple J, FBi and indie radio stations nationwide. Having supported the likes

Courtney Barnett Talks Shadow Electric, Her Double EP, & Accidentally Making It Overseas

Courtney Barnett Talks Shadow Electric, Her Double EP, & Accidentally Making It Overseas

It’s Courtney Barnett’s voice, so laid back and so obviously Australian that first draws you in. But it’s the way she weaves words together –



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