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These Two Aussie Bands Are Dominating US Radio, Next Stop The World

These Two Aussie Bands Are Dominating US Radio, Next Stop The World

With 2014 well and truly winding up, we’ve taken a look at what a mega year Aussie musicians have had, and two stars burning bright and indie-pop...

Freak Brisbane Super Storm Destroys Oztix Office And Damages Live Music Venues

Freak Brisbane Super Storm Destroys Oztix Office And Damages Live Music Venues

Several music industry outlets have been affected by the violent storm that hit Brisbane yesterday, with the Brisbane headquarters of Australian ticketing giant Oztix sustaining major...

Aussie Music Festivals Threatened After Locals Complain About “Disagreeable” Genre

Aussie Music Festivals Threatened After Locals Complain About “Disagreeable” Genre

While The Blurst of Times and Out on the Weekend festivals enjoyed successful and well-received debuts last month, not everyone in the Williamstown area was eager...

Flume’s What So Not Slams Critics Who Say DJs Only “Press Play”

Flume’s What So Not Slams Critics Who Say DJs Only “Press Play”

Unfortunately, there are many music fans in the world who choose to separate “live music” and “DJing”, labelling the latter as a lesser art form that requires...

Watch This Local Aussie Musician Blow The Minds Of Pitchfork Festival Paris

Watch This Local Aussie Musician Blow The Minds Of Pitchfork Festival Paris

With the completion of the prestigious ARIA Awards just last night alongside the announcement of Triple J’s coveted J Awards earlier this month, November has been...

Aussie Independent Music The Real Winners At ARIA Awards 2014

Aussie Independent Music The Real Winners At ARIA Awards 2014

The year 2014 has been massive for Aussie music and last night saw our fair nation come together to celebrate what a triumphant year our incredibly...

This Guy Who Sold 40,000 Pills At Aussie Music Festivals Just Got Sent To Jail

This Guy Who Sold 40,000 Pills At Aussie Music Festivals Just Got Sent To Jail

Two Perth men, Marc Quaid, 39, and his courier, 51-year-old Roberto Zanon, have been jailed for their involvement in a multi-million dollar drug operation that they...

Australia’s Most Insane Guitar Collection Is For Sale, Although You Probably Can’t Afford It

Australia’s Most Insane Guitar Collection Is For Sale, Although You Probably Can’t Afford It

Fancy yourself a bit of a guitar nerd? Got a little collection happening? Maybe you even have a few prized items in there, like an axe...

Can Live Music Save Kings Cross And Sydney’s Nightlife?

Can Live Music Save Kings Cross And Sydney’s Nightlife?

Sydney is well and truly feeling the pinch of the tough new curfews and liquor restrictions that were placed upon the Harbour City’s ‘Entertainment Precinct’ at the beginning of...

Panama Festival 2015 Lineup Gets Even Better

Panama Festival 2015 Lineup Gets Even Better

Housed in the secluded picturesque valley of northeast Tasmania, A Festival Called Panama, commonly known as Panama, is gearing up for it’s second event at the beginning...

Aussies Win Big At The American Music Awards

Aussies Win Big At The American Music Awards

The American Music Awards (AMAs) for 2014 have just concluded and we are so stoked to announce that multiple awards have been given to Aussie artists. Arriving with...

Journey Through Sydney’s Underground Electronic Scene In This Incredible New Documentary

Journey Through Sydney’s Underground Electronic Scene In This Incredible New Documentary

Just last week the legendary guys from Cut Copy released a killer documentary on Melbourne’s underground electronica world, and as of this week, Aussie music management crew...

Aussie Band’s Video Of Airline Mishandling Equipment Goes Viral, Airline Responds

Aussie Band’s Video Of Airline Mishandling Equipment Goes Viral, Airline Responds

Thundamentals have taken to their official Facebook page to give the last word on a saga involving the Blue Mountains hip-hop crew and airline Virgin Australia....

Police Raid Home And Business Of Troubled Aussie Promoter Andrew McManus

Police Raid Home And Business Of Troubled Aussie Promoter Andrew McManus

Concert promoter Andrew McManus was the subject of two police raids late last week, Fairfax Media is reporting. Two properties linked to the troubled promoter, including...

Charities Left Hanging After Council Cuts Aussie Music Festival Funding

Charities Left Hanging After Council Cuts Aussie Music Festival Funding

Organisers of Cronulla’s popular Endless Summer Festival have announced the cancellation of this year’s event, which was set to go down next month, citing a “last...

Meredith Music Festival 2014 Set Times Released

Meredith Music Festival 2014 Set Times Released

Attention punters, our lovely Aunty Meredith has some exciting news for us all, the set times for her wondrous music festival in December have been announced....

Hilltop Hoods Say They Regret Name-Checking Bill Cosby

Hilltop Hoods Say They Regret Name-Checking Bill Cosby

Hilltop Hoods have taken to their official Facebook page to express their regret over name-checking Bill Cosby in their recent single ‘Cosby Sweater’, taken from the...

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