Australia’s Live Music Scene Looks Like It’s In Big Trouble

Australia’s Live Music Scene Looks Like It’s In Big Trouble

While there’s plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future of Australian live music, especially considering the great crop of artists we’ve seen pop

The King Khan & BBQ Show Return For 2013 Australian Tour

The King Khan & BBQ Show Return For 2013 Australian Tour

Internationally revered, locally loved – The King Khan & BBQ Show is the elite powerhouse of Mark Sultan, aka BBQ – smashing snare, bass drum


David Bridie Announces New Album & 2013 Australian Tour

David Bridie Announces New Album & 2013 Australian Tour

“We’re washing in dirty water/cause we never flaunt our assets or our business schemes/ take 15 grams of Quinine with a bottle of Sal Volatile / smoke


Oh Mercy Announce Final Shows For 2013

Oh Mercy Announce Final Shows For 2013

Oh Mercy recently announced their final Melbourne headline shows for 2013 before they relocate overseas, limited tickets remain for Thursday 16th May while Friday 17th


Bernard Fanning 2013 Australian Tour Begins To Sell Out, Adds Extra Dates

Bernard Fanning 2013 Australian Tour Begins To Sell Out, Adds Extra Dates

Bernard Fanning’s Departures Tour has proven itself to be one of the hottest tickets in town. After going on sale today at 12 noon, shows


Festival Of The Sun 2013 Dates Prompt Themed Edition

Festival Of The Sun 2013 Dates Prompt Themed Edition

Situated in the picturesque surrounds of the Port Macqaurie seaside and entering its ninth year, Festival Of The Sun has quietly carved a name for


Victoria Considers Cutting Red Tape On Underage Music Events

Victoria Considers Cutting Red Tape On Underage Music Events

Industry leaders agree that Melbourne is the Music Capital of Australia, its live music scene regularly outselling other cities by a comfortable margin, and given


A Fistful Of Euros, Ennio Morricone Sued For Stealing Iconic Spaghetti Western Riffs

A Fistful Of Euros, Ennio Morricone Sued For Stealing Iconic Spaghetti Western Riffs

Clint Eastwood donning a black Stetson with a cigarette half flailing out of his mouth. Scorching Western sunset, guns drawn, and that twanging slow-drawl of


The Preatures Announce 2013 ‘Is This How You Feel?’ Single Tour

The Preatures Announce 2013 ‘Is This How You Feel?’ Single Tour

Hot off the road supporting Hungry Kinds Of Hungary across the country for their latest national tour, The Preatures barely have time to wash their smalls before they pack


BitTorrent Bundle Turns Song Downloads Into Digital Music Shops

BitTorrent Bundle Turns Song Downloads Into Digital Music Shops

When you think of the word ‘torrent’, it’s generally the term ‘music piracy’ that first pops into your head. However, a leading US torrent download


New Aussie Music Festival Set To Launch In New South Wales

New Aussie Music Festival Set To Launch In New South Wales

Aside from the Splendour in the Grass, which has now completely sold out, there’s a notable lack of Australian winter music festivals, which is why


Fortitude Valley’s Live Music Model The “Envy Of A Nation” Says Report

Fortitude Valley’s Live Music Model The “Envy Of A Nation” Says Report

Following BIGSOUND’s recent announcement lineup for 2013, with Billy Bragg and Amanda Palmer topping the bill, the area the industry conference calls home, Brisbane’s Fortitude


Record Store Day Release Sells For Eye-Watering $5,700

Record Store Day Release Sells For Eye-Watering $5,700

Nearly a month on, the success of the 2013 Record Store Day is continuing to resonate. While industry reports demonstrate that the annual event –


Community Cup 2013 Announced, Beasts Of Bourbon To Perform

Community Cup 2013 Announced, Beasts Of Bourbon To Perform

With its laces tied, the pitch match-ready, and the weather turning – the time is ripe for the annual take-no-prisoners traditional clash between the PBS


The Evening Cast Announce 2013 ‘Lake’ EP Tour

The Evening Cast Announce 2013 ‘Lake’ EP Tour

Both musically and personally, The Evening Cast have had a more eventful start to 2013 than most. Back at the end of 2012 and the


BIGSOUND 2013 Announce Speakers & Acts Including Billy Bragg & Amanda Palmer

BIGSOUND 2013 Announce Speakers & Acts Including Billy Bragg & Amanda Palmer

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


Thelma Plum Announces 2013 Australian Tour

Thelma Plum Announces 2013 Australian Tour

Thelma Plum has been gaining in national notoriety over the last twelve months, casting a spell across all in her path. The 18-year-old singer-songwriter from Brisbane recently




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