The True Impact Of Losing An Aussie Music Festival

The True Impact Of Losing An Aussie Music Festival

It’s sad to say, but these days we’ve pretty much grown accustomed to hearing of another Australian music festival announcing a hiatus, taking a year

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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,


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


Anyone Who Says Rock Is Dead Is So Wrong It’s Funny

Anyone Who Says Rock Is Dead Is So Wrong It’s Funny

Rock is dead. You know it, we know it, it’s over. It was good while it lasted and we fought a good fight there, but


Australians Are Buying More Aussie Music Every Year, Reveal ARIA

Australians Are Buying More Aussie Music Every Year, Reveal ARIA

It’s well established that Aussie musicians did nothing short of kill during the last 12 months, both at home and abroad. Most recently, Tone Deaf


Your Favourite Musicians Have Officially Been Sold Out

Your Favourite Musicians Have Officially Been Sold Out

When asked to name a band that embodies the spirit of anti-corporate, non-conformist rock and roll, many will immediately jump to The Velvet Underground. In


There’s A Christian-Only Music Service That Could Be The Future Of Streaming

There’s A Christian-Only Music Service That Could Be The Future Of Streaming

For many, Apple’s purchase of Beats Electronics was the event that convinced them streaming wasn’t going away, but was in fact paving the future for


Soundwave Promoter Says To Expect “Fuck All” Sidewaves In Melbourne

Soundwave Promoter Says To Expect “Fuck All” Sidewaves In Melbourne

The only thing that can match the excitement of an oncoming Soundwave event is the knowledge that Sidewave announcements are sure to accompany the main




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