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Foo Fighters, Drake, Sheppard, Vance Joy and more announced for ACL Lineup 2015!

Coming October, Austin City Limits (ACL) festival will be running for two consecutive three-day weekends from 2nd-4th & 9th-11th at Zilker Park. With a killer lineup including the likes of Foo Fighters, Drake, Florence + The Machine as well as eight stages and 130 acts to choose from, festival goers will have to look out for this one! Read on to find out which Aussie artists are being featured!

the AU interview: Ellis Ludwig-Leone of San Fermin (Brooklyn) talks about new LP, Nico Muhly and dream music collabs

Described as having a “Baroque Pop” sound, San Fermin are a band fueled by orchestral chemistry, approaching classical instruments with a modern-day edge. With the release of their sophomore album, Jackrabbit, we see a band that takes pride in their music. Alongside their SXSW shenanigans, this band are destined to have many opportunities coming their way... We speak to Ellis Ludwig-Leone who's behind the music composition, about how the band took shape, his inspirations and what he hopes to achieve in the near future. Perhaps one day we will see his band collaborate with one of the greatest hip-hop artists known to mankind.

Austin's own The Black Angels brings the Pandora Discovery Den to a close at SXSW 2015

For the last four days, the Pandora Discovery Den at SXSW has been taking audiences through the world of music, starting with Electronic, moving through Hip Hop, Americana and closing the week out with a day dedicated to Rock. Performing through the final day were artists like Big Data - who earlier in the day also rocked the Rachael Ray Feedback Party at Stubb's - Joywave, Ex Cops, Zella Day, Priory and Palma Violets.

Single Stream: San Fermin "Jackrabbit" (2015)

Brooklyn's San Fermin are gearing up to release their new album Jackrabbit in Australia in April and to give us a taste, they've unveiled the pretty title track, "Jackrabbit". A great piece of pop music from the now eight-piece, San Fermin continue to establish themselves as a formidable mainstay of the current American scene - we can't wait to see them make it out here!

Haitus Kaiyote, Gang of Youths, Lenka and Mansionair featured on second SXSW artist announcement!

Photo: Wilk

SXSW's second artist announcement came out of Austin in the early hours of this morning, revealing a whole new stack of artists from around the world who will be taking part in the March 17 - 22 program next year! It's shaping up to be another kickass few days of live music and conference sessions spread throughout the Texan city, and the Australian contingent is only getting stronger, with Hiatus Kaiyote, Lenka, Gang of Youths and Mansionair now joining the bill.

My 8 Musical Discoveries at CMJ Music Marathon 2014

CMJ week, also known as “When all my Hanukkahs come at once” (if I had Christmas I would tell you about it), is an all-you-can-eat buffet of international music concentrated within just a few blocks of New York’s Lower East Side neighbourhood, and over the bridge in Williamsubrg, Brooklyn. It’s also the worst, most FOMO-inducing week of the year for music lovers.