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Watch M Phazes and Thief join Penelope Austin to cover the Kasey Chambers and Bernard Fanning track "Bittersweet"

Last Tuesday saw the annual tradition of the APRA Music Awards hit Sydney, a celebration of the Australian music which has made the biggest impact at home and around the globe over the past 12 months. Thanks to a special between Moshcam and APRA, the "Song of the Year" live performances were recorded and streamed, seeing the tracks covered by some of the nation's most talented musicians. The fourth video in this series sees M Phazes and Thief join Penelope Austin to cover the Kasey Chambers and Bernard Fanning track "Bittersweet":

Sheppard, Dan Sultan, 5SOS and Sia lead 2015 APRA Music Award nominations with multiple nods!

Today, the 2015 APRA Music Award nominees were announced, with some Australian songwriters emerging as particular hot contenders, nabbing multiple nominations. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the likes of Sia and 5 Seconds of Summer jumped off the page, both with three nominations to their name, while the Brisbane pop juggernaut that has become Sheppard lead the pack at four nom's.

Photo Gallery: Bernard Fanning + Little May - Melbourne Zoo (31.01.15)

The Melbourne Zoo Twilights series kicked off this weekend with a stellar show by Bernard Fanning and Little May. Photos by Kimberley Salmond.

Live Review: Bernard Fanning - Taronga Zoo, Sydney (30.01.15)

Bernard Fanning is playing some small shows around Australia to show off some new songs and play old favourites.

Photo Gallery: Bernard Fanning + Little May - Taronga Zoo, Sydney (30.01.15)

Bernard Fanning was supported by Little May at the opening performance of the Taronga Zoo's Twilight at Taronga series. Nathan Atkins was there and brings us these photos from the anticipated event:

the AU's Weekend Gig Guide: January 30th - February 1st

We've taken a look at some of the shows we're going to be heading to through the weekend ahead and deliver you this guide - our gig picks of the week!

Sydney Festival Photo Gallery: Beat The Drum - The Domain (16.01.14)

It was a party to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Triple J and what a party it was. With stellar performances from Hilltop Hoods, Ball Park Music, The Presets, You Am I and a slew of special guests, Johnny Au gives you but a taste of what went down last night in this gallery:

Chet Faker, Augie March, Hilltop Hoods and more shortlisted for the APRA Music Awards!

The nominees for the 2015 APRA Music Awards were announced today, with the Sydney event set to celebrate some of the country's best at Carriageworks in March. The shortlisted artists for the prestigious Song Of The Year Award will be whittled down to five finalists, the winner of which will be announced at the ceremony on March 24th. Hosted by Brian Nankervis again this year, the event will also be joined by APRA Music Awards Director Robert Conley, who will be curating the live peformances on the night.

Gotye and Daniel Johns join a huge second artist announcement for triple J's Beat the Drum event in January!

As part of the Sydney Festival next year, triple j are choosing to throw a huge ass birthday party in the Domain! The Beat the Drum event is already hosting the likes of Hilltop Hoods, The Presets and The Cat Empire, but today on the Matt and Alex show, a huge second artist announcement was revealed for the January 16th party!

Something For Kate, Sarah Blasko, Dan Sultan and more featuring on the 2015 Twilight at Taronga series!

Today the Twilight at Taronga Series was launched in Sydney, with a stellar line up of Australian and international musicians confirmed to perform as part of the 2015 series. In a perfect setting of the harbour-side ampitheatre, these shows will return for it's 20th year in 2015 from January 30th through until March 21st.

Bernard Fanning announces Australian tour dates with Little May for January!

Bernard Fanning has been lapping up the European summer in Madrid recently, but he's now back in Australia and ready to get back out on the road! The now-solo artist was last seen touring his sophomore album Departures around the country to much acclaim, so it'll be of little surprise if Fanning's run of headline shows in January follow similar suit. Fanning will be bringing Sydney's Little May on the road for all shows, as they travel to some gorgeous venues through the early part of 2015.

Conor Oberst, Bernard Fanning, Sarah Blasko and more head up the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series next year.

The Melbourne Zoo has announced their biggest Twilight Series yet today, with a stomper line up of artists set to perform in amongst the unique environment which is the Melbourne Zoo itself. Under the stars, with the animals around, the following Australian and international musicians will perform some of the most memorable shows you're likely to see come summer 2015.

Homebake reveals details of its 18th festival edition - expands to three days!

Happy 18th birthday Homebake! Now legal to drink, go out and do other adult things, it's about time we celebrated the only way we know how! For its 18th year, the December festival as truly gone above and beyond in staging a music event that is truly representative of the Australian music scene. Moving to the steps of the Sydney Opera House, this year's Homebake will be expanding from one day to three.

Live Review: Bernard Fanning + Big Scary - Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (15.08.13)

Bernard Fanning brought his new album, Departures, to Adelaide and considering it was his birthday, the crowd was in the mood to celebrate with him. The album has been enjoying much success since it's release, demonstrating that the singer-songwriter hasn't lost that punch, when it comes to translating the material in a live setting. A set full of new material, as well as Tea & Sympathy revisits, the Thebby crowd got the classic Bernard treatment.

Photo Gallery: Bernard Fanning + Big Scary + Vance Joy - Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (15.08.13)

Bernard Fanning was in Adelaide for the first time in quite a while, ready to show us what he's got, with a new album and band in tow. Mark Davies was there to capture it all.