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Mansionair’s Like A Version Of 2014’s Biggest Song Is Utterly Flawless

Mansionair’s Like A Version Of 2014’s Biggest Song Is Utterly Flawless

Ahh Friday, our favourite day of the week, not just because the weekend is almost upon us, but because it’s Triple J’s Like A Version day, and just like...

Is This App The New Secret Weapon Against Sydney’s Lockout Laws?

Is This App The New Secret Weapon Against Sydney’s Lockout Laws?

It’s being touted as the “Tinder for parties and events” and the latest tool in the battle against Sydney’s draconian lockout laws, but the critics of...

Help This Aussie Musician Catch The Scumbag Who Stole Her $2.5K Guitar

Help This Aussie Musician Catch The Scumbag Who Stole Her $2.5K Guitar

It seems an unfortunate spate of musical equipment theft that took place around Melbourne earlier this year has now metastasised north. Maia Jelavic, a 20-year-old independent...

Aussie Musician Cancels Shows After Brutal Attack On Sydney Streets

Aussie Musician Cancels Shows After Brutal Attack On Sydney Streets

A violent incident that occurred in Sydney last week has left an Aussie musician recovering in hospital with a broken jaw. Singer-songwriter Steve Smyth and his brother were...

Aussie Venue Forced To Stop All Live Music Due To One Resident’s Complaints

Aussie Venue Forced To Stop All Live Music Due To One Resident’s Complaints

Last week we reported on Aussie hiphop trio Hilltop Hoods who played a country-town gig, only to be slammed by a disgruntled nearby resident, labelling it a “blatant...

Hilltop Hoods Slammed By Local Residents Over “Horrific Noise Pollution”

Hilltop Hoods Slammed By Local Residents Over “Horrific Noise Pollution”

While it looks as though Melbourne could now be safe from noise complaint bullying, which has long been the scourge of the city’s vibrant music scene,...

The Doctor Skewers Commercial Radio In Love Letter To Triple J

The Doctor Skewers Commercial Radio In Love Letter To Triple J

Having recently announced that his departure from Triple J, Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall has penned a heartfelt love letter to the youth network that he’s called...

Melbourne Gets A Rad New Pop-Up Venue As A Favourite Expands

Melbourne Gets A Rad New Pop-Up Venue As A Favourite Expands

The live music venue news just keeps on keeping. Just last week we reported on three iconic performance spaces that were closing in Australia. Thankfully, today brings...

This Aussie Band Could Now Be The Next Big Thing In The US

This Aussie Band Could Now Be The Next Big Thing In The US

Aussies are killing it right now. Between Sia, Iggy Azalea, Vance Joy, and 5 Seconds of Summer, we’ve got more talent than the overseas market knows...

Proof Aussie Musicians Are Killing It Overseas Right Now

Proof Aussie Musicians Are Killing It Overseas Right Now

There’s no arguing that the year 2014 has been a triumphant year for Aussies in music. We’ve seen a surmountable amount of our artists invade international...

Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

James Young, co-owner and booker of beloved Melbourne hard rock venue Cherry Bar, has shared his reply to a disgruntled neighbour who recently emailed him to...

This Aussie Band’s Story Is The Scary Truth About Money In Music

This Aussie Band’s Story Is The Scary Truth About Money In Music

While there’s plenty of talented Australian artists who are making a pretty comfortable living after hitting it big in their sunburnt homeland, sustained by the unending...

360: “I Identify The Australian Flag With Racism”

360: “I Identify The Australian Flag With Racism”

360 made his debut on beloved ABC panel program Q&A last night, taking on topics such as life in outer space, music, and racism. During a...

This Local Aussie Band’s Interactive Music Video Will Melt Your Face

This Local Aussie Band’s Interactive Music Video Will Melt Your Face

Have you ever been so involved with a music video that you’ve wanted to dive into the screen and be apart of it? Well, thanks to...

Fuckwit Moves Next Door To Cherry Bar, Complains About The Noise

Fuckwit Moves Next Door To Cherry Bar, Complains About The Noise

And the prize for the biggest fuckwit of the year goes to none other than the resident who recently moved into the Melbourne CBD next to...

Aussie Record Label Blasted By Iggy Azalea Over Photoshoot

Aussie Record Label Blasted By Iggy Azalea Over Photoshoot

Oh man, poor old Iggy Azalea is having a pretty tough week. First up, the chart-smashing rapper was bullied by legend of the game Snoop Dogg...

Australia Loses Three Iconic Live Music Venues

Australia Loses Three Iconic Live Music Venues

Australia’s live music scene has seen some significant highs and significant lows in 2014 so far, and sadly today, we’re reporting three blows in the field...

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