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Hilltop Hoods Want To Give $10,000 To An Emerging Australian Artist

Hilltop Hoods Want To Give $10,000 To An Emerging Australian Artist

Hilltop Hoods have once again partnered with Australian performers’ rights organisation APRA to announce the return of their HTH Initiative, which awards an emerging Australian hip-hop...

Falls Festival 2014 Lineup Expands

Falls Festival 2014 Lineup Expands

The Falls Festival 2014 lineup has expanded with the addition of a collection of local favourites and one very special international artist. With the ballot ticketing issues...

AFL Ditches Aussie Music For Grand Final Entertainment

AFL Ditches Aussie Music For Grand Final Entertainment

Despite a strong focus on promoting Australian music the last two years, the AFL have decided to ditch local talent for the Grand Final this year in...

Listen Out 2014 Lineup Loses International Act

Listen Out 2014 Lineup Loses International Act

The Listen Out 2014 lineup has lost one of its international artists, less than four weeks out from the boutique dance music festival’s sophomore edition kicking...

Kingswood “Absolutely Amazed” At Debut Album’s Major ARIA Chart Success

Kingswood “Absolutely Amazed” At Debut Album’s Major ARIA Chart Success

If you take a look at the ARIA Albums Chart this week, you’ll find a heartwarming anomaly among the Top 10 rankings – a high-charting local...

New Aussie Music Festival Expands, Announces Killer New Lineups

New Aussie Music Festival Expands, Announces Killer New Lineups

Having only just locked in its impressive lineup earlier this month, Brisbane’s awesomely named music festival, The Blurst Of Times, has confirmed that it is expanding...

Help Crowdfund This New Boutique Aussie Music Festival To Success

Help Crowdfund This New Boutique Aussie Music Festival To Success

We’ve already seen many bands and music venues making creative use of crowdfunding campaigns to great success (re: Melbourne’s Ne Obliviscaris and Cherry Bar) and now...

A-Pop, The Aussie Music Revolution Taking Over America

A-Pop, The Aussie Music Revolution Taking Over America

Aussie artists have been making huge waves overseas this year and few have made a bigger splash than the likes of Sia, 5 Seconds Of Summer,...

Got A Killer Music Video? You Could Score $10k In Prizes

Got A Killer Music Video? You Could Score $10k In Prizes

Whether it’s indie artists being offered the chance to score $50k for international exposure, or Melbourne songwriters afforded a once-in-a-lifetime prize – we love sharing killer...

Meredith 2014 Ticket Sales Delayed Due To “Technical Issue”

Meredith 2014 Ticket Sales Delayed Due To “Technical Issue”

If you were waiting patiently for the digital box office to open this morning (or you just plum forgot), online ticket sales for this year’s Meredith...

Falls Festival 2014 Ticketing Meltdown Leaves Fans Furious

Falls Festival 2014 Ticketing Meltdown Leaves Fans Furious

Ballot tickets for this year’s Falls Festival went on sale yesterday morning but fans attempting to secure their coveted multi-day passes to the annual New Years...

Who’s Going To Kyle Sandilands’ Music Festival? Yeah, That’s Right

Who’s Going To Kyle Sandilands’ Music Festival? Yeah, That’s Right

It’s been an interesting time for music festivals in Australia, with the consolidation of the major music festivals, and the explosion of new and fresh boutique...

Aussie Music Festival Reveals The Most Insane VIP Camping Options Ever

Aussie Music Festival Reveals The Most Insane VIP Camping Options Ever

With the diverse inaugural lineup announced and tickets are already on sale, Beyond The Valley has now revealed the full pricing details and options for those looking for...

ATO Targeting Aussie Musicians In Tax Crackdown

ATO Targeting Aussie Musicians In Tax Crackdown

Are you a recording artist who makes your income from your music output? Well consider this caution: declare or beware. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is cracking...

St Kilda Festival 2015 Set To Charge Entry Fee For Main Stage

St Kilda Festival 2015 Set To Charge Entry Fee For Main Stage

Thought it has proudly billed itself as Australia’s largest free music event for many years, next year’s St Kilda Festival could be the first to charge punters...

Mark The Date, First Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Announcement Coming

Mark The Date, First Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Announcement Coming

Brace yourself, the date for the first Bluesfest 2015 lineup announcement has been locked in for next week while the annual festival is on track for...

Inside Melbourne’s New Boutique Vintage Music Instrument Store

Inside Melbourne’s New Boutique Vintage Music Instrument Store

Musicians looking for a great instrument or a unique bit of top-end gear haven’t been spoiled for choice lately, what with the ailing state of music retailers in...

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