Regurgitator to play ‘Unit’ live for the 20th anniversary of the record

In 1997, Regurgitator’s Unit was simultaneously ahead of its time, behind the times, and of its time. It is one of the most inventive, tuneful, and brilliant Australian albums of all time, and although it seems like it has always been around, it’s still a shock to learn the Triple...

Tim Rogers is publishing his memoir

Tim Rogers may have shied away from autobiography on his new album An Actor Repairs, but it appears he has been saving stories for his forthcoming memoir: Detours. The book will be released through publisher Hardie Grant, but doesn’t take the form of a traditional autobiography – sounding closer to...

At The Drive-In lead a monster Your & Owls Festival lineup for 2017

The list of acts that Yours & Owls festival brought to Wollongong last year was impressive, with bands like The Living End, DMA’S and Hermitude joined by big international names in The Coathangers and PUP – but it turns out they were just getting warmed up, with this year’s lineup...

It looks like the Foo Fighters are coming to Australia this August

Foo Fighters just posted a few Asian dates for August on their Twitter feed, which is usually a fairly good sign that a band is going to visit Australia too, because when you travel across the globe with all your leads and guitars and ride cymbals and all that, why...

Listen to the quirky new Courtney Barnett single, ‘How To Boil An Egg’

The best thing about being a fan of an artist is discovering that — outside of their studio albums and radio singles — there are a bunch of cool B-sides, rarities, and oddities. Courtney Barnett is particularly good at keeping fans sated with such releases; her latest is ‘How To...

Maroochy festival’s 2017 lineup ticks plenty of boxes

Back for a third run this year, Queensland bash Maroochy Music & Vis Arts Festival has just revealed the list of acts set to pile onto the stage of Maroochydore’s natural amphitheatre come Saturday August 26. Following on from a ripper event last year, they’re kicking things off in 2017...

Police arrested dozens of Sydney festival punters for drug offences over the weekend

Another festival and, predictably, another host of arrests for drug-related offences, as Sydney police swooped on the city’s festival attendees over the weekend. As Music Feeds reports, the sold-out hardstyle festival Midnight Mafia saw police search over 200 of the several thousand attendees, resulting in a total of 32 arrests...

‘That. Movie. Guy’ Marc Fennell has left triple j after 11 years – and now they’re hiring

In his 11 on the air, triple j’s resident film expert – or rather, “movie guy” – Marc Fennell has become the most prominent voice in Aussie film criticism this side of David and Margaret, his weekly reviews hitting our stereos every week and always proving to be a great...

The Smith Street Band have some pretty big news coming soon

The Smith Street Band are no strangers to success. With their newest record¬†More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me getting rave reviews around the country, and with countless international tours under the belt, the group could pretty much just retire now, content with everything they’ve achieved, right? Well,...

Gang of Youths announce a national tour and drop new track ‘Atlas Drowned’

Happy Friday – we’ve just been treated to the latest taste of Gang of Youths’ upcoming album,¬†Go Farther In Lightness, and have even been dished up a full national tour as well. The gang have just shared the politically-charged ‘Atlas Drowned’, the newest tease ahead of the album’s release on...

Nelly Furtado’s ‘I’m Like A Bird’ gets its moment on triple j’s Like A Version

Nothing to get the blood flowing on a Friday morning like a stone-cold Nelly Furtado classic, and the resurgent German folk outfit Milky Chance have stopped by the triple j studios this morning to deliver their take on the slinky pop jam. Singer Clemens Rehbein’s distinctive twang doesn’t sound quite...

Briggs has an alternative to the Labor Party’s whitewashed jobs ad

A.B. Original’s Briggs has done exactly what we expected him to do in his short time on ABC’s news-ish show The Weekly: get stuck into people about Indigenous issues just like he does everywhere else. So, when Bill Shorten’s Labor Party not only dropped the ball earlier this week, but...

triple j takes the piss out of the ridiculous photos we take at music festivals

triple j always manages to have a bit of fun with festival punters, even launching Dr. Karl at some munted Splendour punters to hit them with a hard, cold dose of science as they attempted to recover in their tents. Now, the station has played the cruelest prank of all...

Leaps and Bounds festival just announced an intriguing first lineup for 2017

It’s just the first announcement for this year’s edition of Leaps and Bounds festival, with more shows to be revealed later in the month, but we’re already excited by what they’ve put together for the 10-day Sounds of Winter Program. Kicking off between July 13th and 23rd, the fifth run...

Briggs and Trials play a bunch of free gigs this weekend – from the back of a truck

We’re all for unique performances spaces, but this weekend’s sets from Briggs and Trials (along with the rest of their Bad Apples Music signees) are definitely up there, seeing them roaming around Melbourne to play sets from the back of a truck. Pretty much acting as a musical Mr. Whippy...