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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,...

Sydney’s Annandale Hotel To Re-Open, But Focus Not On Live Music

Sydney’s Annandale Hotel To Re-Open, But Focus Not On Live Music

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Legendary Sydney pub and long-standing live music venue The Annandale Hotel is making a welcome...

Vance Joy Drops First Single From Debut Album, Cracks US Top 100

Vance Joy Drops First Single From Debut Album, Cracks US Top 100

Having famously conquered Australian hearts, minds, and ears (and the Hottest 100) with his breakout ukelele-strumming hit, ‘Riptide’, Melbourne singer-songwriter Vance Joy has dropped the first official single...

BIGSOUND 2014’s Epic Lineup Adds 50 Unmissable Speakers

BIGSOUND 2014’s Epic Lineup Adds 50 Unmissable Speakers

Following on from announcing the first of its massive BIGSOUND Live 2014 lineup, the organisers of Australia’s arguably biggest and best music industry conference have announce...

The Incredible Camping Experience This Aussie Music Festival Has Planned For You

The Incredible Camping Experience This Aussie Music Festival Has Planned For You

Ever wanted a jacuzzi, a mini bar, and a massage parlour to go with your boutique music festival camping experience? Well then Beyond The Valley, the...

Three Aussie Music Festivals That Are Returning Bigger & Better

Three Aussie Music Festivals That Are Returning Bigger & Better

Now that we’re at the halfway mark of the year, with the next big music event on the calendar just around the corner (that’ll be Splendour In...

YouTube Removes Aussie Band’s Music Video, And They’re Not Happy About It

YouTube Removes Aussie Band’s Music Video, And They’re Not Happy About It

The music world is still dealing with YouTube’s threat of blocking videos by indie bands and theisclr labels, but another Aussie band is up-in-arms after their...

King Gizzard Want You To Have Their Entire Discography For Free

King Gizzard Want You To Have Their Entire Discography For Free

Having trouble keeping up with the furious pace of King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s recording output? Or are you simply a newbie who needs a primer...

Wanna Play At SXSW 2015? Here’s Your Chance

Wanna Play At SXSW 2015? Here’s Your Chance

Every year the city of Austin, Texas is transformed by the thousands of bands, managers, agents, labels, media, and music fans that descend upon the annual...

Lana Del Rey Teases Australian Tour For “The End Of This Year”

Lana Del Rey Teases Australian Tour For “The End Of This Year”

America’s feminist-bothering poster girl Lana Del Rey recently hit #1 on the Aussie album charts with her latest album, Ultraviolence, and now the singer has indicated that gifting Australian fans with a...

New Melbourne Live Music Venue Launching, Set To Fill Gap Left By Palace Closure

New Melbourne Live Music Venue Launching, Set To Fill Gap Left By Palace Closure

Melbourne is set to get a new live music venue with the capacity and scale to fill the gap in the major touring market left behind by the...

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover INXS’s Classic ‘Kick’ In Full

Watch Courtney Barnett Cover INXS’s Classic ‘Kick’ In Full

Ever wanted to hear INXS classics like ‘New Sensation’ and ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ given a slacker pop makeover? Well today’s your lucky day. Footage has...

Even Scalpers Can’t Sell Tickets To Music Festivals

Even Scalpers Can’t Sell Tickets To Music Festivals

While promoter AJ Maddah and US owners C3 Presents are stressing that Big Day Out 2015’s cancellation is simply a year of “hibernation”, others see the iconic...

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...

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