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Glass Towers, Bad//Dreems, KLP and more featured on Culture Collide's first artist announcement!

The first artist announcement for October's Culture Collide Festival in Los Angeles has dropped! Returning to LA for October 16-18, Culture Collide brings with it some more huge names in 2014. The event, in its fifth year this year, announces a stellar first wave of artists, which includes a great starting Aussie contingent in Glass Towers, Bad//Dreems, KLP and Fractures:

SXSW Live Review: The Aussie BBQ presented by Sounds Australia - Maggie Mae's (15.03.14)

Undoubtedly one of the biggest, if not the biggest, events of my SXSW calendar had to be the Aussie BBQ. Taking over Maggie Mae's on Saturday, a staggering amount of Australian artists were divided up over three stages inside the venue, set to fly the flag and let the Americans know how good Australia is having it right now as a music and creative industry.

ARIA Week Live Review: Nothing Major - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (28.11.13)

Photo taken at Big Sound in September 2013

Inertia got together some of their talent and put on Nothing Major at Oxford Art Factory for ARIA week.

Festival Review: The Farmer & The Owl Festival - UniBar, Wollongong (23.11.13)

Having attended the University of Wollongong for four years and lived in the city throughout that period, I cannot stress what a joy it was to see an event like The Farmer & The Owl take place. Even more of a joy, was the fact it was run so effectively and efficiently.

Photo Gallery: The Farmer and The Owl Festival ft. Glass Towers + Shining Bird - University of Wollongong (23.11.13)

Dan Turner takes us to the inaugural boutique Farmer and the Owl festival in Wollongong, headlined by Dappled Cities and The Drones. Though the headliners are unfortunately not pictured here, enjoy the rest of day's fine offerings including Harmony, Shining Bird, Glass Towers and many more...

CLOSED Win a double pass to the The Farmer & The Owl Festival!

The Farmer & The Owl Festival has become Illawarra's first annual boutique music and arts festival and is just a few days away! Featuring acclaimed acts such as The Drones, Dappled Cities, Harmony, The Laurels and Glass Towers, it's sure to be a stellar day!

Album Review: Promised Miracles - Paradise: The Mixtape (2013 Compilation)

Promised Miracles have generously put together a sumptuous slice of what’s to expect on the lyrical rolling hills of this year’s Paradise festival. Run by a collective of creatives, the boutique festival showcases some of Australia’s best emerging musicians and artists. Celebrated on the brink of summer in the alpine wonderland of Lake Mountain, Paradise aims to reinterpret Melbourne’s cosmopolitan culture at a home away from home.

Details announced for ARIA Week 2013!

ARIA Week is returning in November and December this year, in the lead up to the 2013 Aria Awards. The very first ARIA Week was celebrated in 2012, with a week-long program of gigs, showcases, conferences and events taking place in Sydney in celebration of Australian music. It was such a success that Aria Week is now back bigger and better in 2013, with the very best new artists the Australian music scene has to offer.

Tickets are on sale now through

The schedule for ARIA Week is below!

Live Review: The Cribs + Glass Towers, Upstairs Beresford, Sydney (24.10.13)

The Cribs, Photo Johnny AU

The Cribs are a pretty simple rock band, they don’t play synthesizers, they don’t have disco drum beats, they don’t have complex looped sections. They just have a seemingly neverending stream of downright dirty riff-taculour rock and roll songs that have been an inspiration to a dozens of young indie rock groups over the past decade.

Photo Gallery: Fat As Butter Part 2 - Camp Shortland, The Foreshore Newcastle (26.10.13)

Fat As Butter festival returns to Newcastle with a stellar local and international line up. Part 2 of our photo gallery includes Bliss N Eso, Boy & Bear (Pictured above), Dialectrix, Glass Towers, Goldfields, Gym Class Heroes, Matt Corby, Owl Eyes, Peking Duk, Spit Syndicate and The Ashton Shuffle. Photos by Johnny Au

Photo Gallery: The Cribs + Glass Towers - Upstairs Beresford (24.10.13)

English indie rock outfit The Cribs celebrated their 10 year anniversary at Upstairs Beresford. Supported by Glass Towers Photos by Johnny Au

The Farmer and The Owl Festival announce second line up!

The second line up for Wollongong's own The Farmer and The Owl festival has been announced, with the addition of some stellar up and coming Australian bands set to perform alongside the likes of The Drones, Dappled Cities and more!

Live Review: BIGSOUND Live - Night 1 (11.09.13)

There is a magical time of the year, when all the stars align and the live music scene in Brisbane booms. This magical time of year is called BIGSOUND. Step 1: bring together industry gurus from all over the country and from across the seas and throw them together in a conference room for 4 days. Step 2: On the middle two nights, then bring them out for to party, and invite the people of Brisbane who love live music. Step 3: Watch the bliss unfold. This year BIGSOUND live boasted 120 acts over 12 glorious stages. This is a but snapshot of the two-night festival.