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This Aussie Band Just Sold Half A Million Records In The US Over 3 Months

This Aussie Band Just Sold Half A Million Records In The US Over 3 Months

Despite recent reports of the fairly dismal albums sales in Australia for 2014, there are artists that are selling plenty of records in the US, in...

Amazing List Of Female Rockstars Enlisted As Teachers For Online School For Girls

Amazing List Of Female Rockstars Enlisted As Teachers For Online School For Girls

Imagine how amazing high school would have been if grunge heroine Courtney Love was your teacher, or how about having Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon as your...

First Act Of Laneway Festival 2015 Lineup Leaked

First Act Of Laneway Festival 2015 Lineup Leaked

The dust may not have only just settled on Splendour In The Grass but as any Aussie music festival-goer knows, the wheels never stop spinning for...

You Won’t Believe How Much Cherry Bar Crowdfunded In 24 Hours

You Won’t Believe How Much Cherry Bar Crowdfunded In 24 Hours

Congratulations live music lovers, you helped ‘save rock n roll’. Iconic Melbourne live music venue Cherry Bar launched a crowdfunding campaign on Wednesday, appealing to the...

Watch Boy & Bear Nail Their Late Night US TV Appearance

Watch Boy & Bear Nail Their Late Night US TV Appearance

It’s no secret that Australia loves Boy & Bear, the Sydney five-piece’s second album Harlequin Dream not only went straight to #1 back in August but it’s also among...

Pure Pop Records Shuts Up Shop After 3 Year Battle

Pure Pop Records Shuts Up Shop After 3 Year Battle

A Melbourne independent record store and music venue located in the port-side suburb of St. Kilda has decided to shut up shop and begun the hunt...

Vic Minister Slams Live Music Group’s Demands To Fix Noise Complaints

Vic Minister Slams Live Music Group’s Demands To Fix Noise Complaints

Despite promises made to Melbourne’s live music scene that its venues would be protected from the threat of residential development and noise complaints through the implementation of the...

Bummed You’re Missing Splendour? Here’s The Best Cure For Your Festival FOMO

Bummed You’re Missing Splendour? Here’s The Best Cure For Your Festival FOMO

Missed out on a ticket to Splendour In The Grass? Jealous of those that are currently road-tripping their way to Byron to get their ‘Hey Ya!’ on?...

Elbow Australian Tour 2014 Announced

Elbow Australian Tour 2014 Announced

An Elbow Australian Tour 2014 has been announced, with one of England’s finest bands returning to greet their fans Down Under for the first time in two...

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...

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