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CMJ Music Marathon In The Grip Of Ebola Scare

CMJ Music Marathon In The Grip Of Ebola Scare

A doctor who was recently confirmed by New York City officials as the city’s first case of Ebola allegedly attended a 22nd October event at a...

You Won’t Believe How Much Money SXSW Generates

You Won’t Believe How Much Money SXSW Generates

Every year the city of Austin, Texas is transformed by the thousands of bands, managers, agents, labels, media, and music fans that descend upon the annual...

Snoop Dogg Under Fire For Homophobic Instagram Post

Snoop Dogg Under Fire For Homophobic Instagram Post

Snoop Dogg is just the latest in a string of musicians who should think before they tweet or upload to Instragram, following the backlash against Cee...

A Video Tour of the World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Collection

A Video Tour of the World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Collection

Last month we introduced you to Zero Freitas, a 62-year-old Brazilian bus line magnate who has been using his fortunes to feed a life-long vinyl buying...

Kanye West Shames Aussie Fan in Wheelchair for Not Standing at Concert

Kanye West Shames Aussie Fan in Wheelchair for Not Standing at Concert

Kanye West might want to think twice the next time he tries to force everyone at one his concerts to get on their feet. The notoriously...

What’s Tame Impala Taste Like? You Can Now Eat Your Favourite Songs

What’s Tame Impala Taste Like? You Can Now Eat Your Favourite Songs

Have you ever heard a song so good you wished you could eat it? Maybe you’ve pondered that before, maybe you haven’t, but regardless, consider your...

Man Jailed For Posting Song Lyrics On Facebook

Man Jailed For Posting Song Lyrics On Facebook

One of the top music-related searches on the internet is song lyrics, and most wouldn’t think twice about posting them on social media. But without context...

Good Night Sweet Prince, Apple Just Killed The iPod Classic

Good Night Sweet Prince, Apple Just Killed The iPod Classic

All attention was on Apple yesterday as they unveiled their latest line of gadgets with two new iPhones and a watch. But amidst the pomp and...

Courtney Love’s Isolated Guitar & Vocal Is The Worst Thing You’ve Ever Heard

Courtney Love’s Isolated Guitar & Vocal Is The Worst Thing You’ve Ever Heard

Rolling Stone once described Courtney Love as the ‘most controversial woman in the history of rock’. Though she’s made headlines recently for ‘solving’ the mysteries of missing...

Move Over Kyle Sandilands, The Most Offensive Female Musician Interview Yet

Move Over Kyle Sandilands, The Most Offensive Female Musician Interview Yet

Earlier this year, Sydney-via-LA producer Anna Lunoe decried the inappropriate attitudes towards female musicians after being the subject of a borderline sexist interview, calling for an end to the...

Aussie Rapper Gives The Worst Lip Sync Performance Ever

Aussie Rapper Gives The Worst Lip Sync Performance Ever

At the beginning of this year, rapper Iggy Azalea was pegged among a handful of Aussie artists set to crack America, and now the Aussie-bred, LA-based musician has...

Gene Simmons Declares Rock Dead, Except For Tame Impala

Gene Simmons Declares Rock Dead, Except For Tame Impala

Gene Simmons is Rock N Roll’s equivalent to that uncle who comes over every Christmas and subjects everyone to his verbal diarrhoea that switches between bat...

The Million Dollar Record Label Theft, & How It Came Crashing Down

The Million Dollar Record Label Theft, & How It Came Crashing Down

It’s not uncommon to hear about record labels ripping off bands by failing to pay royalties or using other kinds of financial trickery. But it’s not...

This Musical Illusion Will Make You Question Your Own Ears

This Musical Illusion Will Make You Question Your Own Ears

Growing up, we’ve been amazed by optical illusions such as magic eye and made sick by things like 3D movies. But it’s one thing to question...

This Musician’s Disgusting Comments Prove Rape Culture Is Alive & Well

This Musician’s Disgusting Comments Prove Rape Culture Is Alive & Well

Fresh from the local internet storm surrounding a misoginistic photo sprees on Instragram from Bliss N Eso’s MC Eso, comes comments from another musician about women...

Meet The Real Life Wayne’s World In This Incredible Music Doco

Meet The Real Life Wayne’s World In This Incredible Music Doco

Unless you’re a local of Hudsonville, Michigan or stumbled across it on YouTube, you’ve unlikely seen or heard of the hugely entertaining public access music TV show Hot...

Spoiler Alert: Kanye West’s Australian Tour Will Be Awesome & Here’s Proof

Spoiler Alert: Kanye West’s Australian Tour Will Be Awesome & Here’s Proof

Kanye West is touching down in Australia this week to kickstart his postponed Yeezus tour and judging by the reports coming in for his performance at the Made...

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