No more gatekeepers: Examining the changing face of Aussie hip hop

Hip-hop in Australia went from being a carved-in niche to a national phenomena over the course of the 2000s. Although the genre had been a...

Remembering the floppy discs Prince sent out so the media could type his new name

In 1993, Prince died for the first time, and in his place rose an artist...

Paul McCartney looks back and laughs at the bad reviews for Sgt. Pepper

On June 1, The Beatles’ magnum opus Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, arguably the...

Listen to Tash Sultana’s new single, ‘Murder To The Mind’

Tash Sultana has to be one of the most popular young Australian artists in the...

Roger Waters announces his first rock album in 25 years

Roger Waters’ 1992 album Amused To Death was a scathing indictment of the modern culture...

Watch the video for Blondie’s new Record Store Day single

Blondie have released a video clip for their new Record Store Day single, the bouncy...

Bluejuice’s Jake Stone releases new single, ‘Smoking Weed’

Jake Stone from the recently disassembled Bluejuice has teamed with Dan Williams of Art Vs...

Skunkhour are reforming next month for a Sydney show

Skunkhour reformed last year to perform their debut album in its entirety, and that show...

Premiere: Sydney artist Clulow drops ‘The 420 Doof’

One of Sydney’s best dance producers Clulow just recorded the ultimate 4/20 anthem, and asked...

Watch Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s 12-year-old son play live for Korn

As we reported last week, Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo,...

Six unreleased Prince songs to be released on Friday; listen to one now

Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Prince’s untimely death and to mark the occasion, Deliverance,...

Alice Cooper to tour Australia with Ace Frehley from KISS

Break out the face paint (and the Ouija board) because Alice Cooper has just announced...

Lana Del Rey shares her new a capella song: a “hope and prayer for peace”

Lana Del Rey spent the past weekend dancing at Coachella, and on her way home...

Planned Parenthood are raffling off a guitar signed by Foo Fighters, QOTSA, Tom Petty and 99 other artists

102 artists, ranging from Katy Perry and Lady Gaga to Eric Burdon and Kim Gordon,...

Watch the trippy new clip from The Jesus and Mary Chain

The Jesus and Mary Chain recently released a new album Damage and Joy, their first...

Grinspoon add a bunch of new shows to ‘Guide To Better Living’ anniversary tour

Let’s not beat around the bush. Grinspoon’s debut album Guide to Better Living is one...

Brisbane duo Mid Ayr run us through their new EP ‘Elm Way’

Brisbane’s Mid Ayr have been kicking goals all over the place for a while now,...

Bad//Dreems’ Alex Cameron on the group’s new record, politics, and meeting your idols

When Adelaide’s Bad//Dreems came together half a decade ago after meeting at a local football club,...

Allday is at the top of his game on his long-awaited second album, ‘Speeding’

The question is… for how much longer can we call Allday the king of modern...

Anthony ‘DJ Albo’ Albanese gives Polish Club a spin for Record Store Day

Anthony Albanese, former deputy Prime Minister, and current Federal member for Grayndler, has proved to us...

Byron Bay’s Skegss have had their artwork ripped off by a US rapper

There have been plenty of times in the history of music when artists have had their...

Delta Goodrem calls Splendour organisers “scared hipsters” for dropping her from the bill

Delta Goodrem has unleashed a stunning diatribe against the organisers of Splendour In The Grass...

The Blurst of Times set times have just dropped

Brissy’s absolute treat of a festival The Blurst of Times is about to roll through...

Comedy legend Bill Murray set to release his debut album

Bill Murray’s name is almost synonymous with comedy. From his early rise to fame as a...

At The Drive-In announce Australian tour

The last half-year has been amazing for fans of At The Drive-In, with the announcement...

Premiere: Veteran Adelaide emcee Vents asks us to look around us on ‘The Bees Are Dying’

It’s been six long years since Adelaide emcee Vents dropped his sophomore record Marked for...

The Smiths’ Record Store Day release features a strong anti-Trump etching

Record Store Day is a beautiful thing. It gives music lovers fresh new tunes and...

Kendrick Lamar teases new music during Facebook live stream

Music fans were happily placated last week with the release of Kendrick Lamar’s fourth record DAMN.,...

Thundamentals’ Jeswon interviews Wil Wagner ahead of One Night Stand

Thundamentals may be one of the most exciting hip hop acts in the country, but...

Premiere: The Ruminaters drop a wonderfully hazy Super 8 filmclip for ‘How Can I’

Having knocked over a 25 date European tour last year, and then celebrating by dropping...

Green Day’s Mike Dirnt: “One thing I like about Australia is that you really get rock ‘n’ roll”

Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt is in Las Vegas, Nevada, yet as he sits down...

Edgar Wright really wants to work with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

An exciting partnership could be in the works if Shaun of the Dead and Hot...

Violent Soho reassure fans they aren’t breaking up, and have a new record in the works

It was only a few weeks ago that beloved rockers Violent Soho made a lot...

The Smith Street Band join QOTSA, Nine Inch Nails and more at Riot Fest 2017

This year’s just-announced Riot Fest has without a doubt one of the most mouth-watering lineups...

The 7 best Aussie songs you haven’t heard with PBS FM Music Director Cam Durnsford

Community radio music directors often have an encyclopedic knowledge of local music and an insatiable...

Premiere: Aussie metal champs Superheist are back with one purpose: ‘Raise Hell’

Having returned in late 2016 from a 13 year hiatus with new vocalist Ezekiel Ox...

Allday pens a hilarious track-by-track recap of new album ‘Speeding’

One of the shining lights of the Aussie hip hop scene in 2017, Allday, is...

8 bands who combine male and female vocals perfectly

Throughout the history of music, there have been been some pretty amazing musical parings; Simon...

Is this the most talked-about Aussie festival set of all time?

You might remember the year 2001; the new millennium was still young, hopes were high, and the...

Listen to Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie’s new single, ‘In My World’

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have a duets album due out June 9, news which...

Lorde locked in for intimate Nova Red Room show

Lorde is set to perform one of her most intimate live shows for 2017 as...