The Pleasure Garden Announces Final Acts & Set Times

The Pleasure Garden Announces Final Acts & Set Times

With a lineup of breathtaking proportions already, one would’ve thought it to be a difficult task to add anything else to The Pleasure Garden’s bill.

$60,000 In Gear Stolen From Aussie Music Company

$60,000 In Gear Stolen From Aussie Music Company

Northern Territory police are investigating the theft of more than $60,000 worth of computers and musical equipment stolen from the headquarters of Skinnyfish Music, a


Wayne Coyne Made A Bizarre Tame Impala Mash-Up For Some Reason

Wayne Coyne Made A Bizarre Tame Impala Mash-Up For Some Reason

Wayne Coyne apparently gets bored late at night, because he’s just taken to his official Instagram page to share a mash-up he personally made of


DMA’s Absolutely Killed Their Like A Version Cover Of Cher’s ‘Believe’

DMA’s Absolutely Killed Their Like A Version Cover Of Cher’s ‘Believe’

Following on from Violent Soho’s superb cover of Silversun Pickups’s ‘Lazy Eye’ last week, triple j have now gone and tapped Newtown’s favourite sons, DMA’s,


Aussie Education Minister Responds To “Lifestyle Choices” Controversy

Aussie Education Minister Responds To “Lifestyle Choices” Controversy

As we’ve reported, Australia’s creative community is up in arms over comments made by Education Minister Simon Birmingham when announcing changes to the government’s VET


Gretta Ray Found Out She Won A $50k Music Prize Whilst Studying For Exams

Gretta Ray Found Out She Won A $50k Music Prize Whilst Studying For Exams

Studying for exams can be a stressful and disheartening time. You may be in the middle of studying for exams right now. If you are,


Tempus Sun Crowned Winners Of Melbourne Music Bank 2016

Tempus Sun Crowned Winners Of Melbourne Music Bank 2016

After rounding the long-list down to just four finalists, the organisers of Melbourne Music Bank have crowned Tempus Sun as this year’s winner. The group


“Days Are Numbered” For Heritage-Listed Aussie Music Venue After Developer Purchase

“Days Are Numbered” For Heritage-Listed Aussie Music Venue After Developer Purchase

The future of a beloved, heritage-listed live music venue in Adelaide has been placed in jeopardy with the news that a local property developer has


Gang Of Youths & More Slam Education Minister For Calling Creative Careers A “Lifestyle Choice”

Gang Of Youths & More Slam Education Minister For Calling Creative Careers A “Lifestyle Choice”

If you haven’t checked your Facebook feed this week, Australia’s musicians are standing arm in arm with the creative community to hold up a great


St Kilda Festival Returns For Its 37th Year In 2017

St Kilda Festival Returns For Its 37th Year In 2017

St Kilda Festival organisers are getting ready to celebrate the festival’s 37th year as Australia’s largest free music festival and as one of Melbourne’s favourite


Fairfax Journo Labels Musicians “Ungrateful” & “Entitled” For Wanting To Get Paid For Gigs

Fairfax Journo Labels Musicians “Ungrateful” & “Entitled” For Wanting To Get Paid For Gigs

Last week we reported on Sydney reggae outfit Black Bird Hum, who’d taken to their official Facebook page to hit out at Fairfax corporation after


Melbourne’s Getting A Great Big Record Fair This Weekend

Melbourne’s Getting A Great Big Record Fair This Weekend

The bi-annual 3MBS Book & Record Fair is back in action this weekend at the Abbotsford Convent, boasting over 10,000 books, 10,000 vinyls and 10,000


How To Protect Yourself From Dodgy Or Cancelled Music Festivals

How To Protect Yourself From Dodgy Or Cancelled Music Festivals

Yesterday, Fair Trading executive director Brian Bauer delivered some absolute gems of advice regarding buying tickets to festivals that change their lineups or cancel altogether, whether under


A Day On The Green Celebrates 400 Events

A Day On The Green Celebrates 400 Events

A Day On The Green, the beloved concert series staged in scenic wineries around Australia, is celebrating booking its 400th event. ADOTG will celebrate its


Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Announce 2017 National Tour

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Announce 2017 National Tour

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds have announced they will take their latest album, the haunting Skeleton Tree, on the road this January. This tour


Australia’s Government Just Gave Indie Bands A Big F-U

Australia’s Government Just Gave Indie Bands A Big F-U

UPDATE: This article originally stated that the government would no longer be funding Sounds Australia, including cutting off funding from the Australia Council. However, the


Tame Impala Side-Project Barbagallo Unveils Hazy New Single

Tame Impala Side-Project Barbagallo Unveils Hazy New Single

It seems everybody in Tame Impala has a side-project, even its former members have all sorts of strings on their respective bows. Come to think




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