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Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane Gets A New Rock Venue

Melbourne’s AC/DC Lane Gets A New Rock Venue

With the stomach-churning news of Melbourne’s iconic The Palace Theatre being forced to close its doors on May 31st, Melbournians are desperate for some positive news...

Watch Hilarious Sticky Fingers Campaign For Hottest 100 Votes

Watch Hilarious Sticky Fingers Campaign For Hottest 100 Votes

The Triple J Hottest 100 countdown is sneaking up with just one week until voting closes, leading to a number of bands making some interesting appeals...

Triple J Blamed For Homogenisation Of Aussie Music

Triple J Blamed For Homogenisation Of Aussie Music

Nearly every music fan can agree that Triple J has a huge influence on Australian music, but the more interesting topic of debate is whether the...

Watch Illy Go Undercover To Discover What People Really Think About His Music

Watch Illy Go Undercover To Discover What People Really Think About His Music

Over the course of a decade, Aussie hip hop has grown from a fledgling underground scene to a chart-topping concern that has transformed the likes of...

Big Pineapple Music Festival 2014 Bands Pull Out As Lineup Grows

Big Pineapple Music Festival 2014 Bands Pull Out As Lineup Grows

The Big Pineapple Music Festival 2014 lineup is undergoing a re-shuffle as more artists are added to the bill of the Queensland event. Returning to the...

Watch “Someone Try To Kill” Vampire Weekend With Flare At Falls Festival

Watch “Someone Try To Kill” Vampire Weekend With Flare At Falls Festival

The dust has settled on another successful edition of the Falls Festival, including the newly expanded Byron Bay leg (with organisers eyeing a further expansion), but...

New Aussie Music Festival Draws 50,000 Punters. Yeah, You Read That Right

New Aussie Music Festival Draws 50,000 Punters. Yeah, You Read That Right

While last year was characterised as a worrying year of change for the Aussie music festival market, as many big name players felt the squeeze –...

Melbourne Gets Huge Live Music Reforms, “Still Working” On Noise Complaints

Melbourne Gets Huge Live Music Reforms, “Still Working” On Noise Complaints

Melbourne’s live music scene celebrated a major win yesterday with the news of the State Government announcing a ream of red tape reform changes aimed to...

Falls Festival Eyes Further Expansion Following Successful Byron Bay Debut

Falls Festival Eyes Further Expansion Following Successful Byron Bay Debut

The Falls Festival has only just finished its annual editions in Victoria, Tasmania, and – for the first time ever – in New South Wales. The...

Blockbuster Year For Aussie Musicians As Album Sales Boom

Blockbuster Year For Aussie Musicians As Album Sales Boom

The selling power of Australian artists to their local audience is in a relatively healthy condition, at least according to ARIA’s results of the best selling...

24 More Aussie Bands Added To SXSW 2014 Lineup

24 More Aussie Bands Added To SXSW 2014 Lineup

Last year was a banner year for Aussies making a big splash in international waters, with a number of bands cracking overseas media, the blogosphere, festivals...

Major Win For Melbourne Live Music Scene Over Noise Complaints

Major Win For Melbourne Live Music Scene Over Noise Complaints

The Melbourne live music scene has claimed a major victory in the ongoing struggles and costly fallouts of noise complaints from inner-city residents. The Victorian State...

Aussie Dance Festival Causes International Infectious Viral Outbreak

Aussie Dance Festival Causes International Infectious Viral Outbreak

A Sydney-based dance festival has been identified as the starting point of a viral outbreak that has now travelled internationally and seen nearly 15 cases of...

Noise Complaints Could Force Melbourne Live Music Scene To Sydney, Warns Industry

Noise Complaints Could Force Melbourne Live Music Scene To Sydney, Warns Industry

Noise complaints against live music venues from residents in Melbourne’s inner-city suburbs is already considered a major issue for the live music sector. But the problem...

Park Rangers Slam Aussie Festival For “Nudity, Syringes, Environmental Vandalism”

Park Rangers Slam Aussie Festival For “Nudity, Syringes, Environmental Vandalism”

It seems that the million dollar mistakes of Wet ‘n’ Wild’s NYE Water Festival wasn’t the only New Year’s music event to gain attention for the...

The Million Dollar Aussie Festival Belly Flop

The Million Dollar Aussie Festival Belly Flop

The Aussie music festival market experienced a pretty drastic year of change in 2013, with many of the biggest events undergoing a major squeeze. The most...

The Top 50 Music Videos Of 2013, According To Rage

The Top 50 Music Videos Of 2013, According To Rage

Voting in Australia’s biggest music democracy, the Triple J Hottest 100, may already be in full swing, but the general public have already spoken on some...

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