Jim Beam launched a Giant Esky at Bondi Beach on Thursday night, putting on a huge party at Icebergs, which you can capture some of the action from in the video above, and in the photos below. Keep your eyes out for the boys from Art Vs Science, Channel [V]'s Danny Clayton and more!
This broadcast will not be broadcasted! What?! Take off your headphones, Radio is in trouble. Also, if you haven’t seen him on the festival rounds, Flume, is touring the nation. Rita Ora, Rita who now? Well you should learn the name. And wait there’s more.
In this last State Of Affairs column of the year, we look back at a week where Gotye continues to be recognised for that song, Christmas albums attack the ARIA charts and awards aplenty are being handed out here at home for various things. Plus a bunch of awesome opportunities to get funding for your project through the Australia Council.
On Friday, December 7, the creme de la creme of Australian sporting, media and arts industries will be partaking in 'Strut The Streets', the Guinness World Record attempt for the largest swimwear parade in order to raise money for the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience.
After relocating to Germany and continuing to work on his own projects in the aftermath of Philadelphia Grand Jury's break up, Simon Berkfinger aka Feelings is now ready to release his new project and single. "One in a Million", inspired by Brian Eno-like sounds, is the first taste Australians will be getting off Feelings' debut record, which is just having its final touches applied at present.
Excellent week of releases with a little bit of everything in there. We have a fair few releases from new bands like Silent Empathy and Inmate but there's also plenty of pop, dance and other genres including a release from Ministry of Sound and one from Raw and another from Matt Nathanson and classics The Cults.
Brimming with a genuine passion for independent Australian artists, MusicOZ Awards are moving from strength to strength. Held this year at the Sydney Opera House, the awards night played host to a wonderfully vast caliber of speakers and performers, rendering the night anything but predictable – and a far cry from being dull or overly formal.
Future Music has joined forces with the Formula 1 Grand Prix once again to bring forth Sidetracked Music Festival to the event once more!
Delivering two days of scorching trackside tunes, Grandmaster Flash will be headlining the event, alongside a swag of Australian live acts and DJs, including (but not limited to!) Art Vs Science, The Stafford Brothers, Timmy Trumpet, The Potbelleez, Bombs Away and more to be announced!
In the final video from our series at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie - December 2011 - Larry Heath catches up with Sydney's Art vs Science, fresh off their ARIA win. We find out what's next for the band, check out (briefly) their live performance, and more!
Camera: Yaya Stempler, Editor: Larry Heath.
What an amazing year we had in 2011! We're taking a look back now at our 11 favourite tours from the year, featuring the local artists who dominated our live scene...
Last night, in front of a packed industry crowd at Sydney's Oxford Art Factory, the 2011 J Awards winners were announced, and Gotye was crowned the big winner of the night - winning the J Award for Australian album of the year after Art Vs Science belted out their hit single "A.I.M Fire!", which was coincidentally nominated for best Australian music video of the year.