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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 a coveted ARIA Award, guitarist James Tidswell was applying for a job at McDonalds?...

Much Loved Melbourne Live Music Venue Set To Return

Much Loved Melbourne Live Music Venue Set To Return

Late last year, Melbourne lost one of its inner-city live music venues as it entered into administration but despite a swan song message that they were...

17 Aussies Locked In For Great Escape To UK Festival

17 Aussies Locked In For Great Escape To UK Festival

Earlier this month, a record-breaking 55 Australian artists hit Austin, Texas for the annual music industry conference SXSW. Now a strong selection of Aussies are headed...

Soundwave 2015 Lineup Rumours Heat Up

Soundwave 2015 Lineup Rumours Heat Up

It may be only a matter of weeks since Soundwave 2014 wrapped up another year of the annual hard and heavy music festival but already some...

Dandy Warhols Sell Out In 90 Minutes, Expand Australian Tour 2014

Dandy Warhols Sell Out In 90 Minutes, Expand Australian Tour 2014

Tickets for The Dandy Warhols’ forthcoming Australian Tour 2014 went on sale yesterday morning, and already the tour has added an extra show to meet demand....

The Gum Ball 2014 Announce Set Times, Expands Lineup

The Gum Ball 2014 Announce Set Times, Expands Lineup

The Gum Ball 2014 set times have been announced, along with a pair of last-minute additions to the festival’s 10th Anniversary lineup. With just two weeks...

King Gizzard, The Murlocs Lost “Entire Recordings” In Computer Robbery

King Gizzard, The Murlocs Lost “Entire Recordings” In Computer Robbery

Because the world is terrible and people are awful, it seems as if getting your equipment stolen has become an unofficial rite of passage for Australian...

Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced, Featuring 10 Aussies

Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced, Featuring 10 Aussies

One of the biggest names in the American music festival season has announced its batch of artists for 2014. The Lollapalooza 2014 lineup has been unveiled...

How Much An Aussie Musician Really Makes

How Much An Aussie Musician Really Makes

As fans of music, it would be remiss to say that we’ve never really thought about how much artists really take in, whether they be on...

The 19 Things We Should Do To Make Melbourne’s Music Scene Better

The 19 Things We Should Do To Make Melbourne’s Music Scene Better

Melbourne is widely recognised as the live music capital of Australia and state body Music Victoria has launched a strategic plan today to ensure its growth and...

Wanna Get Pressed Onto Vinyl For Record Store Day 2014?

Wanna Get Pressed Onto Vinyl For Record Store Day 2014?

There’s only a matter of weeks until Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music retailers and all things vinyl. Set for Saturday 19th April, record...

Another Splendour In The Grass 2014 Lineup Leak

Another Splendour In The Grass 2014 Lineup Leak

The Splendour In The Grass 2014 lineup has sprung another leak. While the biggest event on the Aussie winter music calendar is still four months away,...

Top Aussie Music Photographers To Be Showcased In Exhibition

Top Aussie Music Photographers To Be Showcased In Exhibition

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but a great live music image says a whole lot more. The skill of a great live...

Rolling Stones Postponement Could Cost Up To $10 Million

Rolling Stones Postponement Could Cost Up To $10 Million

The postponement of the Rolling Stones Australian Tour last week following the sudden and tragic passing of Mick Jagger’s long-term girlfriend L’Wren Scott continues to have repercussions. While...

Sydney’s Newtown Social Club Announces First Gigs

Sydney’s Newtown Social Club Announces First Gigs

With the renovations on its bandroom nearing completion, Sydney’s Newtown Social Club has announced the first live gigs booked for the venue. Set to open in...

Gig Evacuated After “Disgruntled Patron” Sets Fire To Live Music Venue

Gig Evacuated After “Disgruntled Patron” Sets Fire To Live Music Venue

An audience at an Adelaide live music venue were forced to evacuate a gig mid-set after a fire was started by a “disgruntled patron” on Friday...

Wolfmother Drop Surprise New Album Overnight

Wolfmother Drop Surprise New Album Overnight

Wolfmother have been surprising fans with their on/off again status and series of ‘secret’ live shows in the last few months. Last night, they dropped their...

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