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Violent Soho To Guest Program Rage

Violent Soho To Guest Program Rage

Everything’s coming up Violent Soho. As if slamming some of Australia’s biggest festivals, scoring international label deals, and inspiring some killer merchandise wasn’t enough, now the Brisbane...

Shady Lane Announces Oxford Arts Factory February 2013 Residency

Shady Lane Announces Oxford Arts Factory February 2013 Residency

Following on from the release of their second album, Built Guilt, Shady Lane are setting up camp this February over at Oxford Art Factory’s Gallery Bar....

Big Day Out Fires Rogue Worker For Stunt Urging Girls To ‘Get Em Out’

Big Day Out Fires Rogue Worker For Stunt Urging Girls To ‘Get Em Out’

The Gold Coast Big Day Out already made news when Cub Scouts frontman Tim Nelson was involved in an unprovoked attack that left the pianist/vocalist beaten...

Tame Impala Lead Nominations For NME Awards 2013

Tame Impala Lead Nominations For NME Awards 2013

What Australian artist can say they had a better 2012 than Perth’s beloved psychedelic rock outfit, Tame Impala? Unless your name rhymes with Otye, not many....

Groovin The Moo 2013 Lineup Leaking? TMBG, Tegan & Sara Confirm Aussie Tours

Groovin The Moo 2013 Lineup Leaking? TMBG, Tegan & Sara Confirm Aussie Tours

Groovin The Moo has been one of the happier music festival success stories in recent years, finding a niche in regional Australia starved of contemporary Australian...

The Gum Ball 2013 Announces More Acts

The Gum Ball 2013 Announces More Acts

True to their statement of presenting quality eclectic music, organisers of The 9th Annual Gum Ball are pleased to announce the second round of artists to...

Passenger Australian Tour 2013 Announced

Passenger Australian Tour 2013 Announced

After twelve months of crossing the globe more than once in support of his latest album All The Little Lights the respected troubadour and songwriter Mike...

Chris Isaak 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Chris Isaak 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Music’s coolest crooner, Chris Isaak, will be returning to Australia in March with tickets going on sale from 9am on Monday 4th February. As well as...

SXSW 2013 Announce Clive Davis As Featured Speaker

SXSW 2013 Announce Clive Davis As Featured Speaker

Austin, Texas’ annual industry and music conference, South By Southwest (SXSW) is shaping to be quite the show for this year’s event, with 40 Australian bands...

Local Natives 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Local Natives 2013 Australian Tour Announced

The introduction of Local Natives to the international music scene in 2009 was a revelation. Their music and live shows are a deliberate brilliance of messiness...

New National Live Music Coordinator Sets Agenda, ‘Time To Cut The Red Tape’

New National Live Music Coordinator Sets Agenda, ‘Time To Cut The Red Tape’

This week, Sounds Australia and Federal Arts Minister Simon Crean appointed Dr Ianto Ware as Australia’s first National Live Music Coordinator, using his expertise to advise...

New Study Insists Listening To Metal & Hip-Hop Encourages Teenage Delinquency

New Study Insists Listening To Metal & Hip-Hop Encourages Teenage Delinquency

It’s official, listening to Metallica, Eminem, Marilyn Manson, and Skrillex will turn you into a delinquent. At least, that’s according to research from a new study...

Bob Dylan To Play Splendour In The Grass 2013?

Bob Dylan To Play Splendour In The Grass 2013?

Following on from The Polyphonic Spree’s Tim DeLaughter spilling the beans that the cult-sized psychedelic pop ensemble would be heading to Australia for  Splendour In The...

CherryRock 2013 Lineup Announced With Unida & Truckfighters

CherryRock 2013 Lineup Announced With Unida & Truckfighters

International Stoner Rockers will make their way to Australia to headline CherryRock013 on Sunday 5 May, the annual festival now in it’s 7th year will take...

Adelaide Festival 2013 Adds Additional Acts For Unsound

Adelaide Festival 2013 Adds Additional Acts For Unsound

Great news for this year’s Adelaide Festival-goers with some great acts being announced. The notable Canadian dark ambient sound artist, Tim Hecker will perform a highly-anticipated...

Panama 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Panama 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Having recorded their debut EP in LA with super producer, Eric Broucek of DFA Records fame, with the high hat help of drummer Jim Orso (Hot...

MySpace Accused Of Stealing Artists’ Music Following Recent Launch

MySpace Accused Of Stealing Artists’ Music Following Recent Launch

With celebrity popstar Justin Timberlake and investor group Specific Media at the helm, the slick new MySpace re-launched last week, and following years in the social media...

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