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AFL Ditches Aussie Music For Grand Final Entertainment

AFL Ditches Aussie Music For Grand Final Entertainment

Despite a strong focus on promoting Australian music the last two years, the AFL have decided to ditch local talent for the Grand Final this year in...

Missy Higgins Celebrates History Of Aussie Music For New Covers Album & Book

Missy Higgins Celebrates History Of Aussie Music For New Covers Album & Book

Celebrated musician Missy Higgins has turned to a fertile source of inspiration for her latest musical project: her fellow Australian songwriters. The chart-topping, award-winning Higgins has...

Ever Wanted To Play With The Cat Empire? Here’s Your Chance

Ever Wanted To Play With The Cat Empire? Here’s Your Chance

The Cat Empire already have an impressive lineup locked in for their upcoming Australian headline tour but now the ever-impressive Aussie live music masters of genre-mixing delights...

Melbourne’s Live Music Scene To Be Protected From Noise Complaints, At Last

Melbourne’s Live Music Scene To Be Protected From Noise Complaints, At Last

After ongoing delays on long-held promises, the Melbourne live music scene is at last getting the protection it needs from noise complaints and encroaching residential developments...

Bluejuice Break Up, Announce Farewell Tour

Bluejuice Break Up, Announce Farewell Tour

Sydney rock band Bluejuice have announced that they are calling it a day but before they hang up their instruments, they’re embarking on a final farewell...

This Sydney Band Just Had The Biggest Aussie Debut On The US Charts Ever

This Sydney Band Just Had The Biggest Aussie Debut On The US Charts Ever

Following a few weeks on from Adelaide-bred songwriter-to-the-stars Sia storming into #1 on the US Album Charts, another Australian act has debuted atop the Billboard 200 – with some record-breaking results....

NYE On The Hill & 4 Other Aussie Festivals To Get Excited About

NYE On The Hill & 4 Other Aussie Festivals To Get Excited About

It seems that with the madness of Splendour In The Grass over the weekend, pretty much every Aussie live music lovers is going crazy with excitement, hell...

Top Local Music Photographers To Be Showcased In Sydney Exhibition

Top Local Music Photographers To Be Showcased In Sydney Exhibition

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again and again; the skill of a great live music photographer is in capturing the spirit of the...

“Adelaide Council Is Trying To Get Rid Of Soundwave 2015″ Says AJ Maddah

“Adelaide Council Is Trying To Get Rid Of Soundwave 2015″ Says AJ Maddah

The new two-day format Soundwave is set to kick off simultaneously in Melbourne and Adelaide next February but the hard and heavy festival’s boss has alerted...

Aussie Promoter Attacks “Bottom Feeder” Journalist

Aussie Promoter Attacks “Bottom Feeder” Journalist

An Aussie promoter has attacked a Fairfax journalist after an article published by the Sydney Morning Herald accused him of withholding significant funds from Fleetwood Mac and Lenny Kravitz,...

Jetstar Apologise For Warning Splendour Passengers To Dump Drugs Before Landing

Jetstar Apologise For Warning Splendour Passengers To Dump Drugs Before Landing

We already know that sniffer dog patrols on site at last weekend’s Splendour In The Grass were particularly successful but it turns out that drug detection patrols...

Stereosonic 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Enormous

Stereosonic 2014 Lineup Announced, And It’s Enormous

The Stereosonic 2014 lineup has been announced and has been the tradition for Australia’s biggest dance music festival, the lineup is massive. Once again taking on...

First Album Nominees For $30,000 Australian Music Prize Announced

First Album Nominees For $30,000 Australian Music Prize Announced

A strong selection of Australian music-makers and their highly esteemed albums are in the running for $30,000 as the first nominees of next year’s coveted Australian Music...

Aussie Venue Offers Bands Chance To Crowdfund Their Way Onto A Bill

Aussie Venue Offers Bands Chance To Crowdfund Their Way Onto A Bill

We’ve seen crowdfunding platform Pozible do some awesome things for Australian music lately, from a Melbourne prog metal band taking the record for the most money...

Bank Of Melbourne Offers Career-Making Chance Of A Lifetime To Local Musicians

Bank Of Melbourne Offers Career-Making Chance Of A Lifetime To Local Musicians

Think you can pen (or have already written) a killer song inspired by Australia’s live music capital, Melbourne? Well then you need to make a deposit...

Melbourne Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Incredible Music Program

Melbourne Festival 2014 Lineup Announced, With Incredible Music Program

The Melbourne Festival 2014 lineup has been revealed with the annual celebration of the city’s arts and culture confirming an impressive music lineup featuring everything from...

8 Incredible Things Everyone Went Crazy About At Splendour In The Grass 2014

8 Incredible Things Everyone Went Crazy About At Splendour In The Grass 2014

There’s no point living in denial, not all of us were lucky enough to make our way to this year’s kick-ass Splendour In The Grass music...

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