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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,...

Local Mayor Blames Cops After Aussie Music Festival Cancelled

Local Mayor Blames Cops After Aussie Music Festival Cancelled

City of Waverley Mayor Sally Betts has blamed local police and the council for the recent cancellation of Sydney New Year’s Eve staple Shore Thing. Cr...

Incredible New Aussie Live Music Venue Announces Launch & Entertainment

Incredible New Aussie Live Music Venue Announces Launch & Entertainment

Earlier this year the news broke that ex-Powderfinger member John Collins would open an epic new live music venue in Brisbane, which is now gearing up...

Get The Popcorn, 360 Is A Panelist On Next Monday’s Q&A

Get The Popcorn, 360 Is A Panelist On Next Monday’s Q&A

360 has been announced as one of the panelists for next Monday’s episode of the beloved ABC panel show Q&A. The rapper, real name Matt Colwell,...

Wanna Run A Live Music Venue? This Is Your Chance

Wanna Run A Live Music Venue? This Is Your Chance

For those of you who religiously follow our fortnightly 7 Awesome Jobs In Music That Could Be Yours column, dreaming of finding that ideal job in...

Are These Australia’s Best Up-And-Coming Producers?

Are These Australia’s Best Up-And-Coming Producers?

The way Australia’s electronic music scene has grown over the last few years is nothing short of staggering. From humble beginnings, our sweeping plains are now...

The Amity Affliction Frontman Addresses Lead Guitarist Split

The Amity Affliction Frontman Addresses Lead Guitarist Split

The Amity Affliction frontman Joel Birch has addressed the recent departure of lead guitarist and founding member Troy Brady during an appearance on Triple J. Speaking...

Melbourne Local Council Now Paying To Soundproof Live Music Venues

Melbourne Local Council Now Paying To Soundproof Live Music Venues

City of Yarra venue owners, your prayers have been answered. In what’s being reported as an Australian first, Yarra Council has launched a $25,000 fund to...

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Buy Tickets From Online Scalpers

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Buy Tickets From Online Scalpers

Ahh they age old ticket scalper debate, are they a necessary evil, or are they just plain evil? Well, after a giant scam in Sydney, we’re...

Local Aussie Band Goes Viral In Hilarious New Meme

Local Aussie Band Goes Viral In Hilarious New Meme

A local Melbourne band has gone viral around the world and at the same time potentially created a new and undoubtedly hilarious meme. Behind the viral...

Australia Gets Another New Live Music Venue

Australia Gets Another New Live Music Venue

We’ve been blessed in 2014 with the opening of live music venues around Australia and luckily for Melbourne, this good fortune just keeps on coming. The Railway Hotel...

This Could Be The Game-Changing Moment For Vance Joy

This Could Be The Game-Changing Moment For Vance Joy

We may be witnessing that moment when Aussie singer-songwriter Vance Joy breaks into the mainstream consciousness of America and the United Kingdom, on his way to...

Aussie Tax Office Wants 10% Of Whatever Musicians Crowdfund

Aussie Tax Office Wants 10% Of Whatever Musicians Crowdfund

Crowdfunding has taken the world by storm, in particular in the fields of technology and music. The Australian crowdfunding record for a music project was smashed...

Violent Soho Barred From Flight Because Of “Threatening” Band T-Shirt

Violent Soho Barred From Flight Because Of “Threatening” Band T-Shirt

Apparently these days and ages you have to be careful what you wear before you board a plane, a lesson Violent Soho found out the hard...

This Is The Greatest Job In Music, & It Could Be Yours

This Is The Greatest Job In Music, & It Could Be Yours

Every fortnight we scour the internet and job classifieds to find you the best jobs in music that you can apply for. But today, we’ve found...

Proof How Little Politicians Care About The Aussie Music Scene

Proof How Little Politicians Care About The Aussie Music Scene

As if you needed any more proof that many of our politicians are scumbags, here’s some direct from the horse’s mouth. When former New South Wales...

Courtney Barnett, Violent Soho Win Big At Aussie Indie Awards

Courtney Barnett, Violent Soho Win Big At Aussie Indie Awards

The 2014 Independent Music Awards have wrapped up their ninth year delivering a superbly entertaining evening handing out 14 awards to some of Australia’s finest talent,...

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