Laneway Festival May Be Forced To Move Cities Following Venue Problems

Laneway Festival May Be Forced To Move Cities Following Venue Problems

Besides a few chatty musos who can’t seem to keep their mouths shut, things are going pretty well in the Laneway Festival camp. Organisers have

Dick Diver Lead New Nominees For $30,000 Australian Music Prize

Dick Diver Lead New Nominees For $30,000 Australian Music Prize

Another selection of Australian musicians have had their albums nominated for the coveted Australian Music Prize (AMP), added to the nominations list of artists in


Hacker Tricks Streaming Services, Makes Big Bucks From Unlistenable Music

Hacker Tricks Streaming Services, Makes Big Bucks From Unlistenable Music

You might never have heard of hit producer John Matrix, but the Aussie has surpassed the chart-busting likes of Flume, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and


Aussie Music Festival’s Proposed New Location Ires Local Residents

Aussie Music Festival’s Proposed New Location Ires Local Residents

A popular Aussie music festival is looking to secure a new home for its future over in Western Australia, but after proposing a new site


Airline’s Amazing Flight Safety Demo Is Better Than Most Music Videos

Airline’s Amazing Flight Safety Demo Is Better Than Most Music Videos

Yes, we know how a seatbelt works. Yes, we’ve stowed our luggage. Assuming you’re like every other airborne passenger from across the ages, you’ll likely


Karnivool Australian Tour 2014 Announced With Dead Letter Circus

Karnivool Australian Tour 2014 Announced With Dead Letter Circus

A Karnivool Australian Tour 2014 has been announced, with the ARIA-topping Perth prog powerhouse partnering with two Aussie majors for an exceptional bill travelling around


James Blake Wins Coveted Mercury Prize, Gets Mistaken For James Blunt

James Blake Wins Coveted Mercury Prize, Gets Mistaken For James Blunt

Here’s a great ‘whoops’ for the award ceremony history books as electronic singer-songwriter James Blake walked away with one of the UK’s most coveted music


Sales Of Lou Reed’s Music Surge By 607% Following Death

Sales Of Lou Reed’s Music Surge By 607% Following Death

The music world is still saddened by losing iconic art rock pioneer Lou Reed on Sunday night, with many remembering the Velvet Underground leader the


Aussie Musicians Get $243.5 Million Payday

Aussie Musicians Get $243.5 Million Payday

With traditional revenue streams from record sales shrinking, licensing and broadcasting of music is becoming an ever-important income source for Australian musicians. Just ask any


XXYYXX Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows Announced

XXYYXX Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows Announced

XXYYXX Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshows have been announced, with the beatmaking prodigy playing exclusive headline shows to complement his appearance at the indie boutique festival


Triple M To Launch New Digital Station

Triple M To Launch New Digital Station

The owners of Triple M have announced that the commercial radio station is adding a “new member to its real music family” with the launch


Hard Rock Cafe Enters Administration, Owing More Than $4 Million

Hard Rock Cafe Enters Administration, Owing More Than $4 Million

This year we’ve seen major music retailers collapse, the music festival market struggle, and now the Australian franchise of an music-themed chain is looking to


The Flaming Lips Share Awesome Tame Impala Cover, Everybody Wins

The Flaming Lips Share Awesome Tame Impala Cover, Everybody Wins

Who better to do a cover of Perth psych-rock exports Tame Impala than Oklahoma’s finest purveyors of the art form, The Flaming Lips? Well that’s


Aussie Music Festival Not Returning For 2013 Due To Financial Struggles

Aussie Music Festival Not Returning For 2013 Due To Financial Struggles

The community fundraising and music event, Surry Hills Festival, will not be returning this year with organisers confirming that the 2013 edition has been cancelled


Four Tet Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Announced

Four Tet Laneway Festival 2014 Sideshow Announced

A Four Tet Laneway Festival 2014 sideshow has been announced with the electronic master playing a unique headline show to complement his appearance at the indie boutique


Spotify, iTunes Aren’t “Putting Money Back Into Content Creation,” Says Amanda Palmer

Spotify, iTunes Aren’t “Putting Money Back Into Content Creation,” Says Amanda Palmer

It’s no secret that punk cabaret performer Amanda Palmer is an outspoken sort. This is after all the same artist that protested against the writer


More Official Bluesfest 2014 Sideshows Announced

More Official Bluesfest 2014 Sideshows Announced

The second round of Official Bluesfest 2014 Sideshows have been announced. Following on from the third addition to the lineup for the 25th Silver Anniversary




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