Inside The Secret Bali Retreat Where The World’s Biggest Hits Are Written

Inside The Secret Bali Retreat Where The World’s Biggest Hits Are Written

We all have a romantic idea about how a hit song gets written. It starts with one songwriter who brings it to their band or

What Everyone Missed In This Morning’s Avalanches Trailer

What Everyone Missed In This Morning’s Avalanches Trailer

You’ve got to hand it to Reddit, they know how to uncover a conspiracy. Whether or not they’re true is another matter altogether, but in


Flume Says He Changed His Sound Because Of All The Copycats

Flume Says He Changed His Sound Because Of All The Copycats

When Flume previewed his new album, Skin, to fans back in January, the response was mixed. Whether fans enjoyed what they heard or not, everyone


Why The Future Of The Palais Has The Aussie Music Industry Scared & Angry

Why The Future Of The Palais Has The Aussie Music Industry Scared & Angry

Australian music industry icon Michael Chugg is one of several local industry stakeholders to come out against the possibility of US touring giant Live Nation


The Avalanches Finally Reveal What They’ve Been Working On All This Time

The Avalanches Finally Reveal What They’ve Been Working On All This Time

A couple months back, fans of homegrown alternative hip-hop collective The Avalanches were finally given a reason to hold on to hope when the group


Briggs Visits Aussie Kids Living In Juvenile Detention In Powerful Doco

Briggs Visits Aussie Kids Living In Juvenile Detention In Powerful Doco

Homegrown hip-hop talent Briggs recently took a visit to the Reiby Juvenile Justice Centre in New South Wales, a detention facility for young A-class offenders


Turns Out, It Really Pays To Come Second In Eurovision

Turns Out, It Really Pays To Come Second In Eurovision

We’ve covered how Dami Im actually would’ve won Eurovision had this year’s event adhered to last year’s rules and we’ve also touched on why Australia


NZ Band’s Show Ends With Gnarliest Stage Injury Ever

NZ Band’s Show Ends With Gnarliest Stage Injury Ever

Helgorithms are a post-metal band from South Auckland, who’ve gained acclaim as one of the most promising young heavy bands to come out of New


Kevin Parker Hits The Studio With Mark Ronson & Lady Gaga

Kevin Parker Hits The Studio With Mark Ronson & Lady Gaga

2016 could well go down as the year the first slab of the giant wall between pop and alternative music, which has stood tall and


The Ridiculous True Story Behind Coolio’s Surfers Paradise Video

The Ridiculous True Story Behind Coolio’s Surfers Paradise Video

If you were alive, or better yet, fortunate enough to grow up in the ’90s, you know the words to ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’, the 1995 smash


Kane Hibberd Explains How He Got That Insane WACO Crowd Shot

Kane Hibberd Explains How He Got That Insane WACO Crowd Shot

Kane Hibberd, known to fans as Kanye Lens, is one of Australia’s most in-demand music photographers. Having served as Soundwave’s official pap for years, he’s


Teacher Uses Sticky Fingers To Motivate Underachieving Student

Teacher Uses Sticky Fingers To Motivate Underachieving Student

Leslie Niemann‎ is a school teacher from Salt Lake City, Utah, who teaches year eight maths (or as the Americans would put it, eighth grade


Slipknot Add Lamb Of God To 2016 Aussie Tour

Slipknot Add Lamb Of God To 2016 Aussie Tour

When Slipknot told Australian fans to “Prepare for Hell”, we knew we were in store for something absolutely brutal, but the Iowa outfit’s Aussie tour


Courtney Barnett Nailed Two Songs & A Skit On SNL

Courtney Barnett Nailed Two Songs & A Skit On SNL

Courtney Barnett made her Saturday Night Live debut over the weekend, performing her songs ‘Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party’ and


Ever Taken Drugs At A Music Festival? Curtin University Wants To Hear From You

Ever Taken Drugs At A Music Festival? Curtin University Wants To Hear From You

The conversation surrounding drug use at music festivals has become a national dialogue over the past 12 months and it seems as though there’s been


The Story Behind The Middle East’s On-Stage Splendour Breakup

The Story Behind The Middle East’s On-Stage Splendour Breakup

In 2011, Townsville outfit The Middle East were one of Australia’s most promising young bands. They’d just released their eagerly anticipated debut album, I Want


That Time Clowns Dumped Their Weed At The Border In Europe

That Time Clowns Dumped Their Weed At The Border In Europe

Clowns recently wrapped up a whirlwind tour of Europe and it looks like things went pretty well for the Melbourne punk outfit, who headed over




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