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Street Poster Wars As Arsonist Strikes In Brazen Attack

Street Poster Wars As Arsonist Strikes In Brazen Attack

Street posters are part of the fabric of the local music scene in Melbourne, seen on many street corners throughout the city promoting the latest record...

Blink 182’s Travis Barker Pulls Out Of Soundwave 2013 Due To Phobia

Blink 182’s Travis Barker Pulls Out Of Soundwave 2013 Due To Phobia

Australians have been pining for a return appearance from punk pop icons Blink 182 for over a decade, and given the combination of their ‘indefinite hiatus’...

The Altais Announce First Sydney Shows

The Altais Announce First Sydney Shows

Gold Coast alternate folk duo The Altais, comprise of 20-year-old Perth-born Eliza-Jane Doherty and 22-year-old Tully Davidson, two independent solo artists who loved each others’ music...

Beasts Of Bourbon Members Release Covers Album Ahead Of ATP Reunion

Beasts Of Bourbon Members Release Covers Album Ahead Of ATP Reunion

Ahead of their one off reformation performance for the Drones-curated All Tomorows Patries festival ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’ this Sunday, two members of classic Aussie rock...

Aussie Start Up Puts Modern Twist On The Classic Mixtape

Aussie Start Up Puts Modern Twist On The Classic Mixtape

You would think the days of carefully crafting a cassette mixtape were all but gone. Or are they? Australian start-up business Sharetapes are bringing back the...

Mushroom Group Planning New Music Festival With Federal Government?

Mushroom Group Planning New Music Festival With Federal Government?

The Mushroom Group recently celebrated its 40 years of contributing to the music industry with a complete visual rebrand and “repositioning” of its more than 20...

Caught In A Mosh? ‘Science Can Explain Why’ Says Physicist

Caught In A Mosh? ‘Science Can Explain Why’ Says Physicist

With the hard and heavy Soundwave Festival kicking off next Saturday 23rd February at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds (set times here), there’s bound to be punters rubbing...

Sando Receivers Take Control Of Sydney’s Annandale Hotel

Sando Receivers Take Control Of Sydney’s Annandale Hotel

Following the announcement that The Annandale Hotel in Sydney would be entering into receivership due to crippling ongoing financial struggles, telling a private farewell party that the...

New York’s Finest, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & The Strokes Drop New Music

New York’s Finest, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & The Strokes Drop New Music

Following the release of new material from two of New York’s finest examples of  rock royalty earlier this year, The Strokes and Yeah Yeah Yeahs have...

Melbourne To Lose Record Store Following “Pointless Revenue-Gathering Permits”

Melbourne To Lose Record Store Following “Pointless Revenue-Gathering Permits”

Following a short lived run as an iconic Melbourne music site, the independent record store and cafe Wooly Bully is set to close this year at...

Triple M Owner SCA To Launch New Aussie Music Streaming Service

Triple M Owner SCA To Launch New Aussie Music Streaming Service

Its no secret that the music streaming market has had a booming twelve months, with 2012 seeing many established digital music services establishing a foothold in...

Deap Vally 2013 Debut Australian Tour Announced

Deap Vally 2013 Debut Australian Tour Announced

Secret Sounds is proud to announce California’s latest heartbreakers DEAP VALLY will bring their fierce riffs to Australia for the first time this April, playing two intimate...

Azealia Banks 2013 Future Festival Sideshows Announced

Azealia Banks 2013 Future Festival Sideshows Announced

If you missed her 35 minute set last year in Australia, you’re in luck as the one and only Miss Azealia Banks will be playing a...

David Jones Stop Selling Music Following Terrible Christmas Season

David Jones Stop Selling Music Following Terrible Christmas Season

In light of UK Music Retail Giant HMV’s continued plans to ‘restructure’ including expected 1500 job cuts and the closing of 60-100 stores, as well as...

BIGSOUND 2013 Applications Are Now Open

BIGSOUND 2013 Applications Are Now Open

BIGSOUND is widely recognised as the biggest and most important gathering of the music industry in Australia, where over three days each September, the conference draws...

Sydney Live Music Venue To Reopen With New Owners

Sydney Live Music Venue To Reopen With New Owners

In an otherwise dark week for Sydney’s live music scene, which saw iconic music pub the Annandale announcing it was going into receivership; it has been revealed...

Aussie Musicians & Labels Win Significant Court Case Against Commercial Radio

Aussie Musicians & Labels Win Significant Court Case Against Commercial Radio

Following on from reporting on a record breaking 2012, distributing $29 million to registered Australian artists and record labelsmarking a 13% increase on the $25.6M that was...

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