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Gotye Launches New Indie Record Label In Australia

Gotye Launches New Indie Record Label In Australia

Australia has a rich diversity of independent record labels, as the nominations for the 2014 AIR Awards reveals. From I Oh You, to Elefant Traks, and...

30th Anniversary Of Iconic Music Venue’s Destruction Reminds Us Why Heritage Is Important

30th Anniversary Of Iconic Music Venue’s Destruction Reminds Us Why Heritage Is Important

Today marks 30 years since one of Brisbane’s most historical and dearly loved establishments was demolished overnight. As the Brisbane Times reports, Cloudland, which was originally going to...

Want To Buy Radiohead’s First Ever Demos? That’ll Be $50K Thanks.

Want To Buy Radiohead’s First Ever Demos? That’ll Be $50K Thanks.

As excitement (and the monstrous rates of scalped tickets) continues to rise for Radiohead’s forthcoming Australian tour, their first down under in nearly a decade, news...

Bluesfest 2013 Announce Even More Sideshows

Bluesfest 2013 Announce Even More Sideshows

Blues Fest is already boasting one of the most impressive festival lineups of 2013 with Iggy And The Stooges, Wilco, Santana, Ben Harper, and countless others....

Falls Festival 2012 Adds Huge List Of Acts To Lineup

Falls Festival 2012 Adds Huge List Of Acts To Lineup

The Falls Music & Arts Festival is celebrating two milestones with this years event, turning 20 years old in Lorne, and enjoying a decade at the...

Ed Kuepper & Mark Dawson 2013 Joint Australian Tour Announced

Ed Kuepper & Mark Dawson 2013 Joint Australian Tour Announced

When Ed Kuepper reunited with drummer Mark Dawson in early 2011 the intention was to do a handful of shows to revisit and reappraise some former...

Melbourne’s Pony Bar Announces Lineup For Final Live Music Marathon

Melbourne’s Pony Bar Announces Lineup For Final Live Music Marathon

As previously reported, Melbourne’s beloved live music venue-come-late night institution Pony Bar will be closing its doors this December, but not before it saddles up for one...

Daniel Johns Mentors Competition Winners, Working On Solo Album

Daniel Johns Mentors Competition Winners, Working On Solo Album

It’s been 20 years since Silverchair had their big break from winning a nationwide talent search through SBS and now Daniel Johns, frontman of the Australian...

Dave Grohl To Appear On New QOTSA Album As Drummer Quits

Dave Grohl To Appear On New QOTSA Album As Drummer Quits

Queens of the Stone Age recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of their landmark 2002 album Songs For The Deaf. The band’s third studio album was a breakout...

The Trouble With Templeton Announce Australian Tour 2012

The Trouble With Templeton Announce Australian Tour 2012

After a massive month in the US, that saw The Trouble With Templeton play 18 shows & showcases in 18 days to enraptured audiences, they are excited...

Extra Tickets Released For Harvest Sunday In Melbourne

Extra Tickets Released For Harvest Sunday In Melbourne

After finalising its strong international lineup including Beck, Sigur Ros, Grizzly Bear and many more, along withcementing some homegrown talent from Triple J Unearthed, as well as...

Aussie Musicians To Play Melbourne Airport Gig

Aussie Musicians To Play Melbourne Airport Gig

With a slew of bad news in the form of a variety of live music venues shutting down, it seems Melbourne’s answer to the problem is...

Megaupload Mogul Plans Music Reboot, Vows To Fund New Zealand’s Broadband

Megaupload Mogul Plans Music Reboot, Vows To Fund New Zealand’s Broadband

It seems not even a multi-million dollar international raid can keep a crazy business entrepreneur down. Following the United States Government shutdown of controversial media service Megaupload earlier in...

Soundwave Boss AJ Maddah Buys Allans Billy Hyde Stage Systems

Soundwave Boss AJ Maddah Buys Allans Billy Hyde Stage Systems

It’s been a hard fought run to the top for Soundwave Festival boss AJ Maddah who has reportedly added another asset to his portfolio by buying...

Big Day Out 2013 Adds (Literal) Metal Act To Lineup

Big Day Out 2013 Adds (Literal) Metal Act To Lineup

One of Australia’s longest-running and most popular music festivals turns 21 this year, and to celebrate the milestone the Big Day Out is undergoing some radical...

Michael Kiwanuka 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Michael Kiwanuka 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Early this year, 25 year old British soul artist MICHAEL KIWANUKA sold out an East Coast tour and thrilled the audience at Splendour in the Grass....

Music Identities Land Nominations For Australian Of The Year

Music Identities Land Nominations For Australian Of The Year

As Australia Day fast approaches, the music community is welcoming the news that two of their own will be in the running to take out one...

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