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Single of the Day: LUCIANBLOMKAMP "From Afar" (2015)

Melbourne producer LUCIANBLOMKAMP has just dropped his new single “From Afar”, full of stunning electronic percussion and stunning reverb drenched vocals. Having played festivals like Iceland Airwaves, Splendour and BIGSOUND, it’s no surprise “From Afar” has such a honed and unique sound. Give it a listen here:

Secret Garden Festival announces full line up for 2015!

The Secret Garden Festival recently dropped the news that it had completely sold out all tickets for the 2015 festival, which was only testament to the event's continued popularity and faith from the loyal public who've backed it for so long. Today, the Sydney organisers dropped the full line up of artists set to perform and man, is it impressive. Over 60 bands and DJs will play over four stages at Secret Garden, promising to be the biggest outing of the festival yet. Both international and Australian talent will be represented well at the event, so if you've managed to nab yourself a ticket, you're definitely in a lucky crop!

the AU interview at BIGSOUND: Lucianblomkamp (Melbourne)

Larry caught up with Lucianblomkamp at BIGSOUND earlier this month where they spoke about BIGSOUND firsts and the release of his debut LP last month. Lucianblomkamp also spoke about how he is heading to Iceland to play Airwaves festival after winning the Northern Lights competition which he "can’t believe is actually happening!". Watch the interview here:

Violent Soho, Sia, Courtney Barnett and more nominated for 2014 Carlton Dry AIR Awards!

The nominees for the 2014 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards have been announced, once again representing a great and diverse range of Australian musicians who have produced some standout material over the past 12 months. Alongside some of the country's best emerging artists (REMi, Kilter, DMA's), are nominations for some of Australia's established favourites, including the likes of the John Butler Trio, Sara Storer, Violent Soho and more.

Gig Announcements: SA & QLD - 3rd September 2014.

In this issue: Brisbane's LeSuits launch debut single, Katchfire perform at The Gov, BIGSOUND parties announced all over the place through Brisbane, The Skatalites bring 50th anniversary party to Adelaide, The Smith Street Band bring the noise to The Gov, The 1975 add an Adelaide show, Shihad performs live at The Gov, The Bloodpoets announce album launch, Bloodstock: A Mick Blood Benefit Gig, Lowrider perform final show in Adelaide, C.W. Stoneking to play Adelaide, Ball Park Music add another Adelaide show to tour, The Return of The Joint Effort hits Brisbane and The Con & The Liar announce an album launch for Deserters.

LUCIANBLOMKAMP and The Walking Who named winners of FBi Radio's 'Northern Lights' competition!

The two winners of FBi Radio's 'Northern Lights Competition' have been announced today - congratulations LUCIANBLOMKAMP and The Walking Who! Both artists were selected from just under 600 entries in the competition and are now going to be finding themselves heading to Reykjavik, Iceland in November for the Iceland Airwaves festival! The Melbourne producer and the Sydney band will perform showcases at the festival, log studio time and meeting and network with industry figures while in Iceland, all the while being able to get their tourist on!

Single Stream: LUCIANBLOMKAMP "Help Me Out" (2014)

“Help Me Out” is the most recent single from Melbourne producer, LUCIANBLOMKAMP, and the first and foremost from his debut LP, Post Nature, due for release August 15. Once again showcasing his unique meld of musicianship, the track is a veritable goodie bag of soundscapes and samples.

New festival PARADISE reveals line up details!

As one festival nears cancellation, another new one rears its head for its first year in 2013. Paradise, announced today as a three day/two night party from November 29 to December 1, concentrates on showcasing and supporting Australia's up and comers and man, is it a fine line up.