Southbound 2016 Drops Epically Good Lineup

Southbound 2016 Drops Epically Good Lineup

As always, the announcement of this year’s Falls Festival lineup has brought with it the lineup announcement for its close southern sister festival, Southbound, which

How Much Is Music Tourism Worth? An Awful Lot, Says Report

How Much Is Music Tourism Worth? An Awful Lot, Says Report

Aussie music fans may already know that live music can mean big business for local economies. Such as Melbourne’s music scene recently blooming with a ‘bigger


Bluesfest Promoter Attacks “Unethical, Self-Serving” Agent Of Cancelled Act

Bluesfest Promoter Attacks “Unethical, Self-Serving” Agent Of Cancelled Act

Bluesfest Director Peter Noble is none too happy about the lineup of his award-winning festival shrinking as a result of Jamaican guitarist/producer Ernest Ranglin cancelling


Labels Introduce The Newest Album Format They’re Hoping You’ll Buy

Labels Introduce The Newest Album Format They’re Hoping You’ll Buy

The format wars were at their fiercest back when digital music and the internet was just a fledgling twinkle in the eye of Apple, Sony,


Flume Leads ARIA Awards 2013 Nominees, Takes Home Award Early

Flume Leads ARIA Awards 2013 Nominees, Takes Home Award Early

Following on from announcing the first round of ARIA Award 2013 nominees, the first winners of the coveted awards have been announced as the full


Rapper Claims GTA V Stole His Music After Making “Offensively Low Offer”

Rapper Claims GTA V Stole His Music After Making “Offensively Low Offer”

Even before its official release this time last month, the latest entry in the popular Grand Theft Auto franchise had been billed with one of the best


Drugs From Aussie Festival Overdose Bought Online, Victim Panicked At Sniffer Dogs Says Father

Drugs From Aussie Festival Overdose Bought Online, Victim Panicked At Sniffer Dogs Says Father

The family of the 23-year-old Victorian man that died at Defqon.1, the West Sydney dance music festival held last month, has spoken out about their


The Jezabels Release First Taste Of New Album

The Jezabels Release First Taste Of New Album

Having been tucked away in a London studio to put the finishing touches on a brand new album, award-winning Sydney four-piece The Jezabels have emerged


More Bands Set For Soundwave 2014 & Warped Tour 2013

More Bands Set For Soundwave 2014 & Warped Tour 2013

The Soundwave 2014 lineup is about to get bigger thanks to the addition of a batch of new bands on the second lineup announcement, but


The Amity Affliction Cancel Show Due To “Exciting Unforeseen Circumstances”

The Amity Affliction Cancel Show Due To “Exciting Unforeseen Circumstances”

Just last week, synthpop favourites Passion Pit opened up about the circumstances that surround band cancelling shows, with frontman Michael Angelakos citing conflicting scheduling, illness, and


Internet Killed The TV Star? MTV Close Aussie Broadcasting Operations

Internet Killed The TV Star? MTV Close Aussie Broadcasting Operations

Viewing options for music fans on Australian TV are already slim at best. With the exception of ABC’s legendary clip show RAGE and The Bump – a televised


Spotify Turns 5. Reveals There’s Millions Of Songs Nobody’s Listened To

Spotify Turns 5. Reveals There’s Millions Of Songs Nobody’s Listened To

In today’s digital music landscape, where decades worth of recordings and millions of songs are just a mouse click away, it’s easy to be overwhelmed


AWME 2013 Announces Peter Noble, Archie Roach, And More For Conference Program

AWME 2013 Announces Peter Noble, Archie Roach, And More For Conference Program

Following on from announcing the diverse range of acts for AWME 2013, with a huge lineup of global roots music with a roster of world-class artists


Disclosure Music Video Removed From YouTube For Glamourising Drug Use

Disclosure Music Video Removed From YouTube For Glamourising Drug Use

A music video from UK electronic duo and recent Listen Out headliners Disclosure has been removed from the internet almost as quickly as it arrived.


Lynyrd Skynyrd Australian Tour 2014 Announced

Lynyrd Skynyrd Australian Tour 2014 Announced

A Lynyrd Skynyrd Australian Tour 2014 has been announced, with the rock legends heading Down Under for their first ever Australian shows since the band’s


Band Demands Crowd Beat Up Fan For Using Smartphone At Gig

Band Demands Crowd Beat Up Fan For Using Smartphone At Gig

The use of smartphones at concerts is a phenomenon that’s grown large enough to involve not only punters and artists, but the media and industry


Dave Matthews Band Bluesfest 2014 Sideshows Announced With Gary Clark Jr

Dave Matthews Band Bluesfest 2014 Sideshows Announced With Gary Clark Jr

The Dave Matthews Band Bluesfest 2014 Sideshows have been announced, with very special guest Gary Clark Jr joining the band for their headline sideshows. One




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