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Yacht Club DJs Are Breaking Up, “It’s Been An Unbelievable Ride”

Yacht Club DJs Are Breaking Up, “It’s Been An Unbelievable Ride”

Today is a sad day for lovers of mashups the world over, as the Australian masters of the craft, Yacht Club DJs, announce that they are splitting...

First Bands Of Beyond The Valley 2014 Lineup Leaked

First Bands Of Beyond The Valley 2014 Lineup Leaked

The lineup for the inaugural Beyond The Valley, the new Aussie music festival taking over Phillip Island this New Year’s Eve, isn’t expected to drop until August....

Aussie Bands Reveal The Truth About Making Money In Music

Aussie Bands Reveal The Truth About Making Money In Music

Did you know that the same day that Violent Soho were nominated for a coveted ARIA Award, guitarist James Tidswell was applying for a job at...

Help Save Melbourne’s Cherry Bar From Residential Developers

Help Save Melbourne’s Cherry Bar From Residential Developers

Melbourne’s iconic rock n roll institution, AC/DC Lane’s Cherry Bar, is under threat from an encroaching residential development project but rather than sit around and wait...

Three New Aussie Boutique Music Festivals Just Got Added To Your Calendar

Three New Aussie Boutique Music Festivals Just Got Added To Your Calendar

As we slink into the second half of 2014, the music festival announcements have been coming thick and fast, offering new and returning events to fill...

Aussie Booking Agency Accused Of Fraud, Linked To “Scam” Music Festival

Aussie Booking Agency Accused Of Fraud, Linked To “Scam” Music Festival

Some messy developments have led to an Australian booking and touring agency allegedly shutting down operations after it was accused that its founder was deceiving artists,...

Replacement Announced As London Grammar Pull Out Of Splendour In The Grass 2014

Replacement Announced As London Grammar Pull Out Of Splendour In The Grass 2014

Following this morning’s surprise news that London Grammar had pulled out of the Splendour In The Grass 2014 lineup, three days out from the Byron Bay...

The 8 Awesome Music Movies At MIFF 2014 You Need To See

The 8 Awesome Music Movies At MIFF 2014 You Need To See

There’s no denying that one of, if not the best winter activity is to wrap yourself in warm layers, get super comfy, and watch as many brilliant productions...

Splendour In The Grass 2014 Loses Another Major Band From Lineup

Splendour In The Grass 2014 Loses Another Major Band From Lineup

Just three days out from its kick-off this weekend, Splendour In The Grass has lost another major international act. Following on from Two Door Cinema Club...

Aussie Music Festivals Returning In 2014 You Should Totally Attend

Aussie Music Festivals Returning In 2014 You Should Totally Attend

With Splendour In The Grass just a matter of days away, acting as the mid-year point for festival-goers, there’s already been a growing number of music festival announcements...

Melbourne Gets New Live Music Venue As Bandroom Goes Full-Time

Melbourne Gets New Live Music Venue As Bandroom Goes Full-Time

Music lovers of Melbourne, have we got the best news for you, you’re getting a brand new live music venue, well, sort of. One of the...

Help This Melbourne Venue Find The Vandals Who Damaged Their Roof

Help This Melbourne Venue Find The Vandals Who Damaged Their Roof

A Melbourne venue has put the call out to the online world to help track down some trespassing vandals after they damaged the roof of the...

BIGSOUND Backlash, Brisbane Bands Accuse Organisers Of Failing Local Talent

BIGSOUND Backlash, Brisbane Bands Accuse Organisers Of Failing Local Talent

This week the BIGSOUND Live 2014 lineup reached truly epic proportions, adding another 42 Aussie bands and artists to a grand tally of 128 acts, all set to play...

The Best Selling Aussie Albums & Singles Of 2014 Will Depress You

The Best Selling Aussie Albums & Singles Of 2014 Will Depress You

Aussie bands and artists have had a strong sales year, with more Australians buying local albums and singles in 2014 than last year, but there’s still...

This Electro Cover Of Violent Soho Is A Must-Listen

This Electro Cover Of Violent Soho Is A Must-Listen

It’s sometimes said that the strength of a song is how it can survive being adapted to alien settings. Case in point: Violent Soho’s signature hit...

Aussie Bookers 123 Agency Announce New Parnership With PledgeMusic

Aussie Bookers 123 Agency Announce New Parnership With PledgeMusic

The Melbourne-based 123 Agency has had a very fruitful 12 months since it first launched, and hot on the heels of celebrating their one year anniversary,...

Aussie Band Changes “Misogynist” Name After Being Booted From Gig

Aussie Band Changes “Misogynist” Name After Being Booted From Gig

How much does artistic license justify controversial decisions? And how far is too far? That’s the central question that’s hovering over an incident in which a...

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