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Chet Faker, DZ Deathrays Lead First ARIA Awards 2014 Nominations

Chet Faker, DZ Deathrays Lead First ARIA Awards 2014 Nominations

The first nominations for this years ARIA Awards have been announced, with the albums from Chet Faker, Sticky Fingers, and DZ Deathrays all getting nods. Kicking...

Chet Faker’s New 90s Jam Is The Best Cover You’ll Hear Today

Chet Faker’s New 90s Jam Is The Best Cover You’ll Hear Today

Flume’s BFF and Australian music’s current bearded heartthrob, Chet Faker, is the latest to provide our weekly Friday morning music ritual, otherwise known as Triple J’s ‘Like...

“Hell Fuck No!” Violent Soho Censored For Delicate Americans

“Hell Fuck No!” Violent Soho Censored For Delicate Americans

One of the year’s best live experiences can be boiled down to three words: “Hell fuck yeah!” The visceral catch-cry of Violent Soho’s fan favourite ‘Covered...

Splendour In The Grass 2014 Set Times Revealed, Brace For Clashes

Splendour In The Grass 2014 Set Times Revealed, Brace For Clashes

The Splendour In The Grass 2014 set times have been revealed, with the full playing schedule for the four-day winter music festival now locked in. With...

Planning On Using Your Mobile Phone At Splendour 2014? Don’t Bet On It

Planning On Using Your Mobile Phone At Splendour 2014? Don’t Bet On It

Are you one of the patrons headed along to the sold out Splendour In The Grass 2014 later this month? Be forewarned, you might not be able...

The Vines Announce New Double Album, Stream First Track

The Vines Announce New Double Album, Stream First Track

A month ago, absent Aussie rockers The Vines revealed their new look lineup and plans for releasing the long-gestating follow-up album to 2011’s Future Primitive.  Today, the...

Three New Aussie Music Festivals Set To Soothe The Big Day Out Blues

Three New Aussie Music Festivals Set To Soothe The Big Day Out Blues

When it’s confirmed that the Big Day Out is bowing out for a year it spells only doom and gloom for the Aussie music festival scene,...

Meet The New Genres That Aussie Bands Invented This Year

Meet The New Genres That Aussie Bands Invented This Year

Are you a little bit tired of straight-laced rock? Sick of hearing your little sister’s bubblegum pop blaring from her bedroom? Or a tiny bit over...

You Should Definitely Watch This Awesome Behind The Scenes Bluesfest Doco

You Should Definitely Watch This Awesome Behind The Scenes Bluesfest Doco

Whether it’s scoping Violent Soho blazing up on their way to Groovin The Moo or experiencing Soundwave through the eyes of Korn, who doesn’t enjoy a...

Papa Vs Pretty Break Up, “All Good Things Come To An End”

Papa Vs Pretty Break Up, “All Good Things Come To An End”

Aussie indie rock band Papa Vs Pretty have announced that they have decided to split. The Sydney-based quartet had only just played the River Sessions festival in Mackay...

The Extraordinary Story Of The Aussie Promoter And A $700,000 Bag Of Cash

The Extraordinary Story Of The Aussie Promoter And A $700,000 Bag Of Cash

The man behind Australian concert promoters McManus Entertainment has been implicated in a series of questionable activities after he was allegedly found to be the owner of...

Soundwave 2015 Dates Announced, Expands To Two Days

Soundwave 2015 Dates Announced, Expands To Two Days

The Soundwave 2015 dates and venues have been confirmed as festival boss AJ Maddah announces that Soundwave will become a two-day event next year. Adelaide’s Bonython...

AJ Maddah Goes Ballistic On “Evil Scumbag” Big Day Out Founder

AJ Maddah Goes Ballistic On “Evil Scumbag” Big Day Out Founder

Yesterday, former Big Day Out promoter and co-founder Vivian Lees had some harsh words for AJ Maddah, labelling the (ex)Big Day Out Director a “major dickhead”,...

This Courtney Barnett Cover By The Smith Street Band Is A Must-Listen

This Courtney Barnett Cover By The Smith Street Band Is A Must-Listen

Is 2014 going to go down as the most interesting year in the history of Triple J’s Like A Version segment? In the last few months there’s...

Who’s Headlining Soundwave 2015? Here’s What We Know

Who’s Headlining Soundwave 2015? Here’s What We Know

Following the Big Day Out saga that’s unravelled in the last 48 hours – from owner C3 Presents confirming that the even won’t be returning next...

AJ Maddah “Is A Mega Dickhead” Says Big Day Out Co-Founder

AJ Maddah “Is A Mega Dickhead” Says Big Day Out Co-Founder

Vivian Lees, the man who co-founded the Big Day Out in 1992, has some very harsh words for AJ Maddah, the promoter who has just sold...

“We’re Working On Big Day Out 2016 Already,” Says AJ Maddah

“We’re Working On Big Day Out 2016 Already,” Says AJ Maddah

Following this morning’s news, confirming that Big Day Out 2015 had been cancelled, the sage over Australia’s iconic music festival continues to offer its share of surprises....

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