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Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

Cherry Bar Responds To Fuckwit Who Moved Next Door & Complained About The Noise

James Young, co-owner and booker of beloved Melbourne hard rock venue Cherry Bar, has shared his reply to a disgruntled neighbour who recently emailed him to...

Album Pulled From Aussie Indie Awards In Hilariously Revealing Mistake

Album Pulled From Aussie Indie Awards In Hilariously Revealing Mistake

Yesterday, the nominations for Australian Independent Record Labels Association’s (AIR) awards were unveiled, with this year’s nominees including a stunning array of the country’s brightest emerging...

Kanye West Yeezus Pop Up Shop Opens In Melbourne

Kanye West Yeezus Pop Up Shop Opens In Melbourne

The world’s gone pop up mad and the music community isn’t immune to the phenomena; from pop up live music venues, to the One Direction pop...

Violent Soho, Chet Faker Lead AIR Awards 2014 Nominations

Violent Soho, Chet Faker Lead AIR Awards 2014 Nominations

The AIR Awards 2014 nominations have been revealed as the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) unveils the list of artists up for a gong at...

Massive Win By Melbourne’s Live Music Scene Against Developers

Massive Win By Melbourne’s Live Music Scene Against Developers

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

Triple J Say They Won’t Play Bliss N Eso Following Misogyny Backlash

Triple J Say They Won’t Play Bliss N Eso Following Misogyny Backlash

The dust is beginning to settle on the fury surrounding offensive comments made by one half of Aussie hip hop group Bliss N Eso earlier this...

Aussie Musician Pens Must-Read Open Letter On Misogyny In Music

Aussie Musician Pens Must-Read Open Letter On Misogyny In Music

The local hip hop community has been in the spotlight this week following the backlash against Bliss N Eso after a series of offensive instagram photos by MC Eso....

Proof The Sydney Lockout Has Made The City More Dangerous

Proof The Sydney Lockout Has Made The City More Dangerous

Sydney’s live music venues have been suffering all year under the oppression of tough lockout laws that were rushed through Parliament in January. The city’s music scene has put up...

Gotye And His Bandmates To Enter Politics, & They Want Your Vote

Gotye And His Bandmates To Enter Politics, & They Want Your Vote

Peter Garrett might be out of parliament (and turning down Midnight Oil reunion offers) but following on from the likes of Rose Tattoo’s Angry Anderson and country music...

Amity Affliction “Shocked & Appalled” Over Security Guard Incident

Amity Affliction “Shocked & Appalled” Over Security Guard Incident

We all just let out a collective sigh of resignation today at Tone Deaf, as we’re sure a number of women reading this will too. It’s...

Help Support Aussie Musicians With This Huge Crowdfunding Campaign

Help Support Aussie Musicians With This Huge Crowdfunding Campaign

Sadly, there are very few safety nets available to people working in the Australian music industry, most of who don’t have super, sick leave, or any...

Aussie Hype Band Releases Debut Album Over 30 Years Later

Aussie Hype Band Releases Debut Album Over 30 Years Later

An Australian band that were set to surf the New Wave boom of the 80s only to dissolve before they hit their heyday has found a...

New Aussie Music Festival Announced, The Black Keys Headlining

New Aussie Music Festival Announced, The Black Keys Headlining

The music-minded brains behind the popular A Day On The Green concert series are launching a brand new live music spin-off, named Rolling Green, locking in...

The First Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Is Here, And It’s Incredible

The First Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Is Here, And It’s Incredible

The first Bluesfest 2015 lineup announcement is here, bringing an impressive cross-section of local and international artists both old and new to what will be the 26th...

Bliss N Eso Backlash After Misogynistic Photo Spree

Bliss N Eso Backlash After Misogynistic Photo Spree

Yesterday Max MacKinnon, better known as MC Eso in the ARIA-topping Aussie hip hop trio Bliss N Eso, posted snaps of his recent visit to the Madame...

Falls Festival 2014 Lineup Expands

Falls Festival 2014 Lineup Expands

The Falls Festival 2014 lineup has expanded with the addition of a collection of local favourites and one very special international artist. With the ballot ticketing issues...

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...

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