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Three New Aussie Boutique Music Festivals Just Got Added To Your Calendar

Three New Aussie Boutique Music Festivals Just Got Added To Your Calendar

As we slink into the second half of 2014, the music festival announcements have been coming thick and fast, offering new and returning events to fill...

Experts Agree With Art Vs Science, Sniffer Dogs Should Be Banned

Experts Agree With Art Vs Science, Sniffer Dogs Should Be Banned

It seems that party-starting electronic trio Art Vs Science and a panel of drug safety and policy experts are in agreement: trialling a ban on sniffer...

First Band Of Meredith Music Festival 2014 Announced As Ballot Opens

First Band Of Meredith Music Festival 2014 Announced As Ballot Opens

It’s that time of the year again, when the jewel of Victoria’s music calendar is ready to reveal the first of its very enviable deck. Taking...

Splendour In The Grass 2014 Lineup Loses Band, Gains Another

Splendour In The Grass 2014 Lineup Loses Band, Gains Another

Are you one of those lucky ticket holders making their way to the sold out Splendour In The Grass festival? If so, there’s something you should...

Looks Like Another Huge Band Is Playing Soundwave 2015

Looks Like Another Huge Band Is Playing Soundwave 2015

The official Soundwave 2015 lineup is less than a month away but that hasn’t stunted the fervent speculation over who’ll be playing the festival’s new two-day...

This Melbourne Band Just Smashed The Aussie Crowdfunding Record

This Melbourne Band Just Smashed The Aussie Crowdfunding Record

A Melbourne six-piece that have turned to their fanbase to help raise backing for a world tour have not only smashed their $40,000 target but have now...

New Aussie Music Festival Announced, Reveals 2014 Lineup

New Aussie Music Festival Announced, Reveals 2014 Lineup

Melbourne music fans are getting a brand new addition to the festival calendar designed as a “celebration of Americana music, great food, and fine booze” set...

Powderfinger Member To Open New Live Music Venue

Powderfinger Member To Open New Live Music Venue

Thankfully, Aussie live music lovers had reason to celebrate over the past few weeks, with the arrival of a new venue in Melbourne’s inner-west. And now...

Art Vs Science Call For Sniffer Dog Ban At Festivals

Art Vs Science Call For Sniffer Dog Ban At Festivals

With this year’s Splendour In The Grass festival a mere couple of weeks away, punters’ excitement for the favourite Aussie festival reaches great heights. However, so...

Washington Cleans Out Qantas’ Bank Account In Song Dispute

Washington Cleans Out Qantas’ Bank Account In Song Dispute

Megan Washington is taking flight around Australia next month for a national tour in anticipation of the release of her much-anticipated sophomore album, but chances are she won’t...

Melbourne Live Music Among The Best In The World As Venues Top Poll

Melbourne Live Music Among The Best In The World As Venues Top Poll

It’s official, Melbourne retains the title of being the country’s rock n’ roll capital as a number of Aussie venues are named among the most successful in...

Another Band On Soundwave 2015 Lineup Leaked

Another Band On Soundwave 2015 Lineup Leaked

The Soundwave 2015 lineup is due this August, with rumours heating up just as it was confirmed that the annual hard and heavy festival would be...

Help Violent Soho Get Gear Stolen From Their Gig Back

Help Violent Soho Get Gear Stolen From Their Gig Back

Violent Soho are in the middle of their nearly sold out Australian Tour, but the Brisbane grunge revivalists’ victory lap of the nation has been blighted...

You Won’t Believe How Shit Robin Thicke’s Album Sales Are

You Won’t Believe How Shit Robin Thicke’s Album Sales Are

Hate ‘Blurred Lines’ hit-maker Robin Thicke? Well, you’re not alone – in fact, you’re in a very vast majority indeed. The first week sales for Thicke’s...

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...

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