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This Sydney Band Just Had The Biggest Aussie Debut On The US Charts Ever

This Sydney Band Just Had The Biggest Aussie Debut On The US Charts Ever

Following a few weeks on from Adelaide-bred songwriter-to-the-stars Sia storming into #1 on the US Album Charts, another Australian act has debuted atop the Billboard 200 – with some record-breaking results....

BIGSOUND 2014 Unveils The Most Epic Speaker Lineup Yet

BIGSOUND 2014 Unveils The Most Epic Speaker Lineup Yet

BIGSOUND has signalled its 2014 intentions by bringing a collection of the world’s most influential live music bookers to check out Australasia’s hottest rising acts. BIGSOUND 2014 will be the biggest...

Tame Impala & Pond’s Managers Launch New Record Label

Tame Impala & Pond’s Managers Launch New Record Label

The global success of popular psych-rock exports Tame Impala and Pond has already managed to put Perth on the map (just ask NME), and now the bands’...

Are These The Aussie Artists Set To Crack America?

Are These The Aussie Artists Set To Crack America?

If 2013 was characterised by Australian artists continuing the good work that the likes of Gotye and Tame Impala did the previous year in spreading Australian...

Triple J Announce Hosts & Programming Of New Station, Plays First Song

Triple J Announce Hosts & Programming Of New Station, Plays First Song

Minutes ago, Triple J launched their brand new radio network, Double J, in a special broadcast live from The Kelvin Club in Melbourne where host Myf...

How King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Plan To Spend Their $50K

How King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Plan To Spend Their $50K

Mighty Melbourne seven-piece King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have had a very busy 2014. In the last six months they’ve released a new album, rocked a...

Laneway Festival Cancels Event Due To Lineup Issues

Laneway Festival Cancels Event Due To Lineup Issues

The organisers of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival may have already started the rumour mill for the lineup for next year’s Australian edition of the event, but...

This Aussie Band Just Won ‘Best New Talent’ At Coveted US Awards

This Aussie Band Just Won ‘Best New Talent’ At Coveted US Awards

The invasion and consequent success of Aussie musicians overseas is looking pretty damn healthy at the moment. From the likes of Melbourne’s very own Courtney Barnett...

Triple J’s New Station Is Playing The Same Song On Repeat

Triple J’s New Station Is Playing The Same Song On Repeat

On Monday at midday, Triple J’s digital radio station Dig Music took a break from its regular programming for 48 hours for the lead-up for its relaunch...

Lorde & Iggy Azalea Slam “Spineless” Music Media After Poor Review

Lorde & Iggy Azalea Slam “Spineless” Music Media After Poor Review

New Zealand sensation Lorde and Aussie-bred rapper Iggy Azalea have slammed “spineless” music media for what they see as the two-faced way they profile and promote...

This Aussie Band Just Scored The Longest Local Independent #1 Ever

This Aussie Band Just Scored The Longest Local Independent #1 Ever

Two independent Aussie artists are currently dominating the local ARIA charts following a strong sales week that sees a young band breaking a singles chart record,...

Watch Courtney Barnett Killing It On US Late Night TV

Watch Courtney Barnett Killing It On US Late Night TV

When it comes to international attention, it’s been a good start to 2014 for Courtney Barnett. The 26-year-old Melbourne songsmith and her band, the Courtney Barnetts,...

Watch How Bliss N Eso Toured Afghanistan In Secret

Watch How Bliss N Eso Toured Afghanistan In Secret

Remember that time Bliss N Eso took their own tour of duty, secretly heading to the Middle East on a top secret mission to perform Australian...

Aussie Band Release Anti-Tony Abbott Computer Game

Aussie Band Release Anti-Tony Abbott Computer Game

Whoever’s in charge of the marketing for UNFD-signed band In Hearts Wake deserves a medal. Following on from the Byron Bay hardcore five-piece pulling a hysterical...

Karl Stefanovic Is A Music Journalist Now, Gets His Own TV Show

Karl Stefanovic Is A Music Journalist Now, Gets His Own TV Show

Aussie music fans and artists alike have been clamouring for more music programming on television for years, and while the return of popular ABC music quiz...

How To Inappropriately Interview A Female Musician

How To Inappropriately Interview A Female Musician

Last month, 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...

Aussie Band’s Music Video Ripped Off By One Direction

Aussie Band’s Music Video Ripped Off By One Direction

Well-groomed and well-mannered boy band One Direction have released a new music video. Great, you’re not a teenage girl so why should you care? Because the...

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