An Inside Look At What Happens When A Major Album Leaks

An Inside Look At What Happens When A Major Album Leaks

These days, it’s a foregone conclusion that an upcoming album is going to leak onto the internet. With the web more accessible than ever before,

Fat Freddy’s Drop Announce 2013 Australian Tour In Support Of New Album

Fat Freddy’s Drop Announce 2013 Australian Tour In Support Of New Album

Following on from their breathtaking audio-visual album preview at Sydney Opera House for Graphic 2012 (shortlisted by Sydney Morning Herald as one of the best


Hits & Pits 2.0 Announces First Acts For Lineup

Hits & Pits 2.0 Announces First Acts For Lineup

After first rocking its way around the nation in March, the organisers of the Hits & Pits Touring Mini-Fest have decided that waiting a full


Willow Beats Release New EP, Announce National Tour

Willow Beats Release New EP, Announce National Tour

Recent Triple J added singles, ‘Alchemy’ and ‘Elemental’ are set to feature on Willow Beats’ second full EP ‘Alchemy’, which will drop on the 27th


Go Violets Release New Single, Announce Launch Tour

Go Violets Release New Single, Announce Launch Tour

Brisbane surf-rock quartet Go Violets have revealed the second single from their upcoming debut EP. Recorded and produced by Sean Cook, ‘Josie’ takes the band


Melbourne Venue ‘Scales Back’ Gigs Following “Noise Complaints, Licensing & Council Legislation”

Melbourne Venue ‘Scales Back’ Gigs Following “Noise Complaints, Licensing & Council Legislation”

Just this morning, there was the report of Melbourne music studios and residents in Richmond unifying in outcry over a proposed residential development that had


Barunga Festival 2013 Announce Final Program, Release Timetable

Barunga Festival 2013 Announce Final Program, Release Timetable

Barunga Festival has unveiled its final program for 2013, welcoming Gurrumul and John Butler to headline, with Thelma Plum, Emma Louise, B2M, Tjupi Band, Lonely


Rolling Stone Owner Installs 22-Year-Old Son As New Head

Rolling Stone Owner Installs 22-Year-Old Son As New Head

Following last week’s nothing-short-of conversation-starting readers poll that named Nirvana as one of the worst bands of the 90s, Rolling Stone have cracked out another shocker,


Music Studios Fearful Of Noise Complaints As Apartment Developer Fights Council

Music Studios Fearful Of Noise Complaints As Apartment Developer Fights Council

A number of live music venues in Melbourne have famously battled with councils over noise complaints in recent years, including The Old Bar in Fitzroy, Pure Pop


Daft Punk’s Japanese Bonus Track Leaks Online

Daft Punk’s Japanese Bonus Track Leaks Online

Since first leaking online and the appearing as full stream on iTunes a week ago, fans have had plenty of time to familiarise themselves with


“I Finished It, Then Scrapped It” Chet Faker Talks Debut Album, Flume Side-Project

“I Finished It, Then Scrapped It” Chet Faker Talks Debut Album, Flume Side-Project

There’s no denying the success and popularity of Chet Faker. The soultronica star has gone from being Melbourne’s best-kept secret to soundtracking a Superbowl commercial


Liberals Propose Privatising ABC, Triple J, Say Public Ownership ”No Longer Valid”

Liberals Propose Privatising ABC, Triple J, Say Public Ownership ”No Longer Valid”

The recently revealed Federal Budget may have neglected to show support to community radio, neglecting to address the $1.4 million shortfall in enabling up to


Eminem Publisher Sues Facebook For Ripping Off Rapper In Advert

Eminem Publisher Sues Facebook For Ripping Off Rapper In Advert

Facebook way well lose themselves in a serious legal quandary after apparently misusing one of Eminem’s songs, via an ad released in early April of this year.


Beach Fossils Announce 2013 Australian Tour

Beach Fossils Announce 2013 Australian Tour

Brooklyn’s indie favourites Beach Fossils are globally respected and revered, but the band have yet to make it to their Australian fans yet. Despite having


Grinspoon Announce Additional 2013 Australian Tour Dates

Grinspoon Announce Additional 2013 Australian Tour Dates

Grinspoon are one of Australia’s most treasured live rock bands and following on from their winning appearances as part of the 2013 Big Day Out


Police Lift “Obscene” Ban As Dark MOFO Skinnydip Given Go-Ahead

Police Lift “Obscene” Ban As Dark MOFO Skinnydip Given Go-Ahead

Yesterday, organisers of the inaugural Dark MOFO arts and music festival, which unveiled its full program a month ago, had one of their public events axed


Liz Stringer Announces Overseas Farewell Show

Liz Stringer Announces Overseas Farewell Show

With an enviable reputation for captivating live performances and equally touching songwriting, Melbourne’s Liz Stringer has established herself as one of the most exciting and




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AJ Maddah And Aussie Venues Declare War On Selfie Sticks

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