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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:

Australia Day Long Weekend Fundraiser shows announced for The Reverence Hotel and The Corner in Melbourne!

For five years running now the Melbourne music community has come together over the Australia Day long weekend to generate much needed funds and awareness for The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, The Refugee Council and Oxfam, all in the name of celebrating our country’s diversity and fighting the ignorance that has at times blemished our national day.

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!

the AU interview: Joelistics (Melbourne) talks "Blue Volume"!

the AU review sits down with Melbourne based MC, producer and multi-instrumentalist Joelistics to talk about his new album Blue Volume (out now) and his upcoming tour with Sietta and Mathas, which kicks off in Sydney on October 17th, before heading off nationally through November...

The Smith Street Band, Joelistics and more heading for NYE on the Hill this year!

Just when you thought NYE on the Hill couldn't get any more rad, it goes and does just that! The festival which is already set to host the likes of Jackie Onassis, The Bennies, City Calm Down and more fantastic Australian bands, has announced another slew of amazing artists confirmed to head to 'The Farm', just outside Loch Village in Victoria this NYE.

Joelistics announces 'Blue Volume' tour dates for October and November!

The ever talented Joelistics is going out on tour this October to support the release of the anticipated and already highly praised album Blue Volume! What is possibly his most personal and candid record to date, Joelistics has really bared all with his latest musical offering and it's time people were able to see it translated to full effect on live stages. Joel's taking mates Sietta and Mathas out on tour with him, so audiences are set to get three powerhouse performances all in one night! Sounds good to us...

Darwin Festival Photo Gallery: In Between Sounds (Joelistics and Sietta) - The Lighthouse (16.08.14)

Joelistics and Sietta

Darwin Festival was treated to an intimate glimpse into the stories behind some of Joelistics and Sietta's most popular tracks in the aptly titled - In Between Sounds at Darwin Festival. Chinese-Australian MC and spoken word artist Joelistics (aka Joel Ma of TZU) and Filipino-Dutch-Australian producer/songwriter James Mangohig of Sietta combined with powerhouse vocalist Caiti Baker (Sietta) and the smooth-as DJ Soup for an epic show at The Lighthouse.

Feature: 10 Unmissable Shows at the 2014 Darwin Festival!

The 2014 Darwin Festival brings possibly one of its strongest programs yet this year, being Artistic Director Edwina Lunn's final year at the helm. Celebrating not only the amazing culture of Darwin's artistic community, but that of Australia's performing artists, theatre community, music industry and more, the Darwin Festival this year proves again that there is something for everyone. We've picked out ten great shows you can't miss if you're going to be perusing the program trying to work out your own schedule for the August 7-24 event or if you'll be pondering whether or not to make the trip north for some warmth and good times this year.

The 2014 Darwin Festival program launches today with a huge list of shows and artists set for August!

The 2014 Darwin Festival program was unveiled today, with the lineup representing the vibrant and diverse nature of the festival's surrounds for another year. Artistic Director Edwina Lunn departs the role this year and it's fairly evident that this year's Darwin Festival program is going to be one she'll remember for some time to come.

Single Stream: Joelistics "Say I'm Good" (2014)

On June 20th, Joelistics will release the much anticipated follow up record to his acclaimed debut Voyager, in Blue Volume. The record is already described as being 'melancholic and raucous', channelling some pretty raw emotions. New single "Say I'm Good" is a great example of this type of nature, with Joelistics coming together with the likes of Nostromo and Wil Wagner from The Smith Street Band in producing a piece of a fun, infectious music.

Tour Updates: Future Islands, Hands Like Houses, Dune Rats, Carcass, Joelistics and more!

In this issue: Future Islands sideshows sell out, Hands Like Houses announce Adelaide venue change, Dune Rats announce national supports, Carcass announce support acts, Joelistics announce Brisbane venue change, Airling announced as support act for James Vincent McMorrow, New War announced as Liars Melbourne support, Things Of Stone & Wood sell out Melbourne show, add another, Gareth Emery Melbourne and Sydney shows sell out!

Photo Gallery: Elefant Traks 15 Year Anniversary Party (Day Two) - Northcote Social Club, Melbourne (23.11.13)

Alex Kwong shoots the second day of the 15th Anniversary Party thrown by Elefant Traks in Melbourne. The day featured Joelistics, Urthboy, The Tongue, Sky'High, Jane Tyrell and Last Kinection (pictured).

Elefant Traks celebrating 15 years in the business with two massive shows in Melbourne and Sydney each.

15 years is a remarkable time for any company, but to celebrate the milestone, Elefant Traks are throwing two massive shows in Melbourne and Sydney each! Coming to venues near you in November, the label's roster will be showing off their goods over two nights of awesome music in each city.

Rock The Boat benefit gig announced for this Thursday!

The Rock The Boat benefit gig has been announced - hosted by Spicks and Specks' Alan Brough - and will feature artists such as The Basics, 90's band Snout, MC/producer Joelistics and local talent, Even.