Freaking Finally: The Music Industry Is Actually On The Rebound

Freaking Finally: The Music Industry Is Actually On The Rebound

We’ve been hearing for years that the music industry is in trouble thanks to piracy, but we finally have some good news on that front. According

Bluesfest Is Officially Australia’s Best Regional Event

Bluesfest Is Officially Australia’s Best Regional Event

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016 — which featured a string of big names including Kendrick Lamar, The National, Brian Wilson, Tom Jones, and D’Angelo — has


Double J Unveil Big Plans For The 25th Anniversary Of ‘Nevermind’

Double J Unveil Big Plans For The 25th Anniversary Of ‘Nevermind’

Saturday, September 24th marks 25 years since Nirvana’s Nevermind was released, and Double J are celebrating. Nevermind is undoubtedly one of the most popular, critically revered,


Triple M Are About To Take On Triple J

Triple M Are About To Take On Triple J

Triple M looks set to take on triple j’s status as Australia’s premier nationally branded broadcaster, with Southern Cross Austereo reportedly planning a new overhaul


Briggs, Tkay Maidza & More Join Huge Face The Music Lineup

Briggs, Tkay Maidza & More Join Huge Face The Music Lineup

Not only will the 2016 iteration of Melbourne’s national music conference Face The Music feature live music for the first time, but the list of speakers


The Whitlams’ Tim Freedman, Joyride & More Say ‘F**k You’ To Pokies

The Whitlams’ Tim Freedman, Joyride & More Say ‘F**k You’ To Pokies

Some of Sydney’s most notable artists and musicians have banded together to give a big F-U to the pokies. The Whitlams chief Tim Freedman, One


Ouch, Lady Gaga’s Kevin Parker Collab Looks Like A Total Flop

Ouch, Lady Gaga’s Kevin Parker Collab Looks Like A Total Flop

They say too many cooks spoil the broth and that might just be the case with the latest single from Lady Gaga, which had a


Triple J Already Have A New Hottest 100 Date In Mind

Triple J Already Have A New Hottest 100 Date In Mind

After weeks of speculation and all-out war between keyboard warriors of all stripes on social media, last week triple j finally confirmed that the next


National Treasure Nick Cave Just Set An Australian Chart Record

National Treasure Nick Cave Just Set An Australian Chart Record

Looking at the Aussie charts can be a mixed bag. Homegrown music usually performs pretty well on the albums chart, but the singles chart continues


Melbourne Recording Studio Holding A ‘Pay As You Feel’ Day For Aspiring Musos

Melbourne Recording Studio Holding A ‘Pay As You Feel’ Day For Aspiring Musos

Melbourne recording studio and rehearsal space Magnet Rehearsals are doing a good deed for local musos, and have announced they are holding a ‘pay as


Meet The Newest Piracy Threat Facing The Music Biz

Meet The Newest Piracy Threat Facing The Music Biz

It took a while to get there and it’s a relationship that’s still fraught with arguments and accusations of infidelity, but the music industry has


Aussie Bands At War With Venue Over Alleged Dodgy Dealings

Aussie Bands At War With Venue Over Alleged Dodgy Dealings

Adelaide venue The Producers Bar has come under fire from more than one local band claiming the venue did not honour contracts it had signed,


Dune Rats Sign Deal For “A F***load Of Cash”

Dune Rats Sign Deal For “A F***load Of Cash”

Another day, another goal kicked by the boys in Dune Rats. In the same week that they revealed they’d completed their long-awaited new record, they’ve


Melbourne Music Bank 2016 Finalists Announced

Melbourne Music Bank 2016 Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2016 Melbourne Music Bank have been announced and it’s once again another selection of some of the finest up-and-coming talent Melbourne


Lockouts Review Suggests Government Should Take It Easy On Live Music Venues

Lockouts Review Suggests Government Should Take It Easy On Live Music Venues

The highly anticipated review into Sydney’s lockout laws led by former High Court judge Ian Callinan has been unveiled and it’s found what we all


Triple J Say They’re Not Changing The Hottest 100 Date… For Now

Triple J Say They’re Not Changing The Hottest 100 Date… For Now

triple j have finally issued a response to the growing push to change the date of the annual Hottest 100 countdown. In a statement, the


Michael Gudinski Calls For Crackdown On Ticket Scalpers In Australia

Michael Gudinski Calls For Crackdown On Ticket Scalpers In Australia

Australian music industry legend Michael Gudinski has hit out at ticket scalpers and the resale websites that are now facilitating their unscrupulous practices, which he




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