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New Aussie Live Music Venue Opens In Former Strip Club

New Aussie Live Music Venue Opens In Former Strip Club

The year is off to a bit of a rocky start for Aussie live music venues with Sydney, Perth and Adelaide all set to lose important performing spaces, however for live...

Women Aren’t Getting Credit For Their Music & They’re Getting Sick Of It

Women Aren’t Getting Credit For Their Music & They’re Getting Sick Of It

If you’ve read a major magazine in the last few years, be it Vanity Fair, TIME, or a music industry bible like Billboard, you’ve almost certainly...

This Is How Bad Talent Show Contracts Really Are

This Is How Bad Talent Show Contracts Really Are

For many aspiring artists, music reality television shows are the most golden of opportunities that fast-track careers and propel musicians into immediate superstardom, one only needs to...

Meet The Rad New Aussie Live Music Venue That Has A Taco Bar

Meet The Rad New Aussie Live Music Venue That Has A Taco Bar

It’s been a pretty grim couple of weeks for Aussie live music venues with Sydney, Perth and Adelaide all set to lose important performing spaces, however for the lucky folk...

This Musician Outsourced His Music Video To India And This Is The Result

This Musician Outsourced His Music Video To India And This Is The Result

These days, outsourcing it the name of the game. No longer the the subject of scathing Michael Moore-type documentaries, everyone’s pretty much resigned themselves to a...

Much Loved Melbourne Live Music Venue Expands To Second City

Much Loved Melbourne Live Music Venue Expands To Second City

It’s been a pretty grim couple of weeks for Aussie live music venues with Sydney, Perth and Adelaide are all set to lose important performing spaces, thankfully today...

The Truth About The Return Of Vinyl Records

The Truth About The Return Of Vinyl Records

The fact that there’s a serious revival happening in the vinyl market is undeniable. Yes, we can argue about how vinyl sales still account for a...

The Aussie Music Industry Has Taken A Major Hit

The Aussie Music Industry Has Taken A Major Hit

While sales and revenue in the vinyl and streaming markets grew during 2014, mimicking an overall global trend, the success of these sectors weren’t enough to...

Major Aussie Live Music Venue Set To Close This Year

Major Aussie Live Music Venue Set To Close This Year

Live music performance spaces have been pretty up and down in January, we’ve already seen Sydney and Perth losing some staple live music venues and sadly it...

Meet The Musician Selling His Album For $1000 & Making Serious Bank

Meet The Musician Selling His Album For $1000 & Making Serious Bank

How much would you pay for an album? Just asking the question is a 21st Century luxury, because it’s only been fairly recently that we had...

Who Needs Spotify When There’s This Google Chrome Extension?

Who Needs Spotify When There’s This Google Chrome Extension?

Does anybody remember last year when Google/YouTube went up against the likes of Spotify, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody and the ilk releasing their own form of paid streaming...

A Gigantic Music Complex Will Open In Melbourne This Year & It Looks Epic

A Gigantic Music Complex Will Open In Melbourne This Year & It Looks Epic

The year 2015 has gotten off to a shaky start for Aussie live music, with both Sydney and Perth losing staple performance spaces, however today we’ve got...

Gumtree Just Made It A Lot Harder To Get Tickets To Gigs In Australia

Gumtree Just Made It A Lot Harder To Get Tickets To Gigs In Australia

Like it or loathe it, ticket scalping is at times a necessary evil. The vast majority of us work when tickets to live music events go...

The Problem Plaguing Some Aussie Music Festivals Has Now Become A Global Issue

The Problem Plaguing Some Aussie Music Festivals Has Now Become A Global Issue

The cancellation of the 2015 instalment of long-running Australian festival institution the Big Day Out left many Aussie music fans hanging with a lot of unanswered...

Here’s Why You Should Never Buy Cheap Earphones

Here’s Why You Should Never Buy Cheap Earphones

Headphones, they’re any avid music listeners absolute pride and joy. Whether it be from giant “hamburger” noise-cancellers or super-minimalist earbuds, headphones are an absolute essential for...

Iconic Aussie Live Music Venue Set To Close This Year

Iconic Aussie Live Music Venue Set To Close This Year

It was only last week that we regrettably reported the closure of a live music venue in Sydney, and sadly we have similar unfortunate news, this...

The End Could Be Near For Sydney’s Shitty Lockout Laws

The End Could Be Near For Sydney’s Shitty Lockout Laws

It’s been almost 12 months since the NSW government passed the controversial alcohol and curfew legislation, causing licensed venues in Sydney’s ‘entertainment precinct’ to implement a...

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