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DMA'S

Laneway Festival 2016 Lineup Released, features Flume, Hermitude, DMA's and more

The line-up for Laneway Festival 2016 has just been announced. With the likes of Flume, CHVRCHES, the DMA's, Hermitude and loads more set to take the stage, the Aussie leg of the festival is ready to impress. Click through for the full line-up as well as info on dates and tickets...

Five performances you can't miss at Lollapalooza 2015 this Sunday August 2nd - other than Florence!

Lollapalooza is now two days and nights down, with Metallica headlining the Grant Park festival on Saturday evening. With recent Australian visitors Florence + The Machine set to bring it home on Sunday, the final day, it's safe to say that Lolla has done it up right for its 2015 event. We continue our look at the program day-by-day and bring you five bands that aren't to be missed, other than the flame-haired headliner, of course!

Aussies Abroad: Tame Impala, Chet Faker, Sheppard, Alison Wonderland, DMA's and Peking Duk Reveal International Tour Dates

As an ongoing commitment to support Australian music, we give you six Australian bands that will soon be doing international tours in the next couple of months. Read on to find the latest dates and location venues...

Music Video of the Day: DMA'S "Laced" (2015)

Having just sold out their first headline London show, killed it at Great Escape, and are now in the States to play some huge music festivals, Newtown's DMA'S have now released an awesome video for their single "Laced". Created by French director & animator Julien Rivoire, this clip is definitely worth checking out. Click through to watch it in full!

Festival Review: Groovin' The Moo - Maitland Showgrounds (09.05.15)

With the recent flooding that has affected the Hunter Region for the past month, enthusiastic punters should have arrived at Maitland Showground with their wellies pulled up and ready for mud. The flooded paddocks alongside the highway just out of town bode for a messy occasion but it was a pleasant surprise to find upon entrance a solid dry ground with nary a fleck of mud in sight...

Photo Gallery: Groovin' The Moo - Bendigo Showgrounds (02.05.15)

Groovin' The Moo came to Bendigo for another year, bringing with it a brilliant array of talent both from Australia and abroad. From Northlane to Tkay Maidza, through to the Pierce Brothers and the Hilltop Hoods, there was enough music at the showgrounds to keep the party going well into the night. Kimberley Salmond was there for the AU and brings us these shots!

The State of Affairs: The Latest Music Industry News - 24th April 2015

In this issue: Megan Washington joins the PPCA board, Record Industry sales drop,#NotON Violence against women campaign picks up speed, Channel [V] launch new channels, Timmy Trumpet and Savage kick goals with "Freaks", DMA's release debut EP in the USA, who was signed this weel, plus the ARIA charts.

A$AP Ferg, Broods, Hilltop Hoods and more feature on the 2015 Groovin The Moo bill!

Australia's huge regional touring festival, Groovin the Moo, has dropped its line up this morning, sure to rev festival punters up into a tizz. Last year saw GTM introduce a South Australian leg to the tour and in 2015, the Oakbank Racecourse in the Adelaide Hills is where GTM will start. Kicking off on ANZAC Day, the likes of A$AP Ferg, Hilltop Hoods, Broods and more will perform around the country at venues in Bunbury, Bendigo, Canberra, Maitland and finally Townsville. Like most years, tickets for Groovin the Moo tend to fly out the window, so keep an eye on sale dates and jump up on em!

Meg Mac, Remi, Kirin J Callinan and more added to the SXSW Music line up!

SXSW have released another round of musicians from around the world who will be joining the massive music program as part of their 2015 program overnight, featuring a strong line up of Australian artists who are sure to make their impact in Austin next March! Included on SXSW Music's third round are the likes of Meg Mac, Remi, Kirin J Callinan and Tkay Maidza, while on an international level, punters can be expecting the likes of Circa Waves, Best Coast, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Marina and the Diamonds to showcase!

FBi SMAC Awards nominees announced!

FBi Radio today announced the nominees for the 2014 SMAC Awards, celebrating Sydney's music, arts and culture industry for its 7th year! Recognising musicians, artists, restaurants, events and performers who have stood out in their artistic and business endeavours in Sydney in 2014, the SMAC Awards once again represent a diverse and incredibly talented bunch of trailblazers.

Live Review: DMA’s + The Creases + Archers - Rocket Bar, Adelaide (09.10.14)

In the past few months, DMA's have achieved more than most young bands dream of achieving over the course of a few years. From being signed to I OH YOU to playing Splendour In The Grass, the journey of this Sydney trio thus far has to be what Hilary Duff was referring to when she said, "Hey now, hey now, this is what dreams are made of". Making their first appearance in Adelaide last Thursday night at Rocket Bar, these Britpop bandits were eager to prove that their sudden popularity is more than just a matter of dumb luck.

Photo Gallery: Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards - Meat Market, Melbourne (08.10.14)

The Australian independent music industry was celebrated last night at the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, held in the new venue at North Melbourne's Meat Market building. Performances by Meg Mac, Sheppard, DMA's, SAFIA and Carlton Dry Global Music Grant winner REMi entertained the large crowd, with the award winners taking home some great trophies and praise. Rebecca Houlden brings you this gallery from the night!

Photo Gallery: The Vines + DMA's + Chicks Who Love Guns + The Lulu Raes - The Vic, Sydney (05.10.14)

The Vines returned to the stage with a massive free show over the long weekend at The Vic in Sydney, supported by bands like Chicks Who Love Guns, DMA's, The Lulu Raes and more. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the epic day:

the AU interview at BIGSOUND: Johnny Took from DMA's (Sydney)

Johnny Took from DMA’s sat down for an interview with Larry at Brisbane's BIGSOUND earlier this month. He spoke about the upcoming trip to New York for CMJ, writing, recording, and 12 piece bands? Watch the interview here:

Photo Gallery: The A-Z of BIGSOUND 2014 (Part One)

Photographer Johnny Au takes us to BIGSOUND in Brisbane with an A-Z of the best performances he captured from the week. In Part One, we take you from Airling to The Love Junkies.