Melbourne Just Lost One Of Its Most Beloved Live Music Venues

Melbourne Just Lost One Of Its Most Beloved Live Music Venues

Just weeks after the closure of Shebeen, Melbourne has sadly lost yet another much loved live music venue, with the management of the Shadow Electric

UNIFY Gathering Hit Back At Critics Of 2016 Lineup

UNIFY Gathering Hit Back At Critics Of 2016 Lineup

The organisers of UNIFY Gathering are the latest to respond to criticism that their lineup is overly populated by male acts. In a lineup of


Stephen Colbert Just Tore Ticketmaster A New One

Stephen Colbert Just Tore Ticketmaster A New One

We love it whenever Stephen Colbert weighs in on music industry issues because it combines our two favourite things: music and Stephen Colbert weighing in


Backstage With The Aussies At Glastonbury 2016

Backstage With The Aussies At Glastonbury 2016

You’d think it’d be hard for Glatsonbury Festival to top themselves every year but they always manage to do it. The massive lineup this year


Dune Rats Buddies Skegss Announce National Tour

Dune Rats Buddies Skegss Announce National Tour

Byron-based rockers Skegss have come barrelling out of a cannon and exploded all over the Aussie rock scene, winning last year’s triple j Unearthed Splendour


How The Government Gets In The Way Of Aussie Live Music

How The Government Gets In The Way Of Aussie Live Music

Lockout laws, whether in Sydney or in Queensland, have become the go-to boogeyman for governmental overreach as far as Australia’s live music scene is concerned.


Meet The Aussie Band Still Playing The World’s Longest Residency

Meet The Aussie Band Still Playing The World’s Longest Residency

At a time when job security is dwindling and a growing number of the nation’s workforce is underemployed or looking for work, you have to


In Hearts Wake Frontman Saves Fan Being Choked Out By Security

In Hearts Wake Frontman Saves Fan Being Choked Out By Security

Security is an essential part of any live music performance, whether it be at a big-time festival or a small local gig, and for the


Waleed Aly Stole The Show With Dan Sultan & Regurgitator Supergroup

Waleed Aly Stole The Show With Dan Sultan & Regurgitator Supergroup

As if it wasn’t enough that Waleed Aly is a qualified lawyer, a human rights advocate, a lecturer at Monash University, the host of The


Watch Unlocking The Truth Clash With Their Creepy Manager In Doco Clip

Watch Unlocking The Truth Clash With Their Creepy Manager In Doco Clip

Unlocking The Truth are the Brooklyn metal trio who made headlines after they netted a $1.7 million deal with Sony Records despite still being in


Darwin Festival 2016 Unveils Incredible 18-Day Program

Darwin Festival 2016 Unveils Incredible 18-Day Program

The Northern Territory’s “biggest cultural celebration” has finally announced its absolutely jam-packed 2016 program. This August, Darwin Festival 2016 will unleash an incredible string of


6 Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

6 Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

Winter’s here but that doesn’t mean that Australia’s live music scene is about to slow down. We’re going to warm up with a fresh set


Dear Sam Newman & Eddie McGuire, The Pretty Littles Have A Song For You

Dear Sam Newman & Eddie McGuire, The Pretty Littles Have A Song For You

Responding to the ongoing controversy surrounding national embarrassments Sam Newman and Eddie McGuire, Melbourne rockers The Pretty Littles have taken to Facebook to reveal they’ve


Meet The Regional Nurse Who Makes EDM Bangers By Night

Meet The Regional Nurse Who Makes EDM Bangers By Night

Paging Future Classic, if your A&R guys are on the lookout for the next Flume, we may have just found him in the most unlikeliest


A New Way For Melbourne Musos To Get Their Foot In The Door

A New Way For Melbourne Musos To Get Their Foot In The Door

One of the hardest parts of launching a music career is just getting your foot in the door, but GRID (Grass Roots Indie Development), a


Emily Wurramara Celebrates Debut EP With National Tour

Emily Wurramara Celebrates Debut EP With National Tour

Emily Wurramara may only be on her first official release, but she’s already being touted as both a talented and important young artist, drawing on


It’s Official, Led Zeppelin Didn’t Steal ‘Stairway To Heaven’

It’s Official, Led Zeppelin Didn’t Steal ‘Stairway To Heaven’

It’s official, Led Zeppelin did not steal the iconic intro to their signature tune, ‘Stairway To Heaven’, at least not from the 1968 instrumental ‘Taurus’




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