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Ella Hooper, Mantra, Thelma Plum and more to join Urthboy at the Melbourne Festival!

Urthboy is bringing his 'Make Me a Mixtape' to the Melbourne Festival this year and if its success at the Brisbane Festival earlier in the month was anything to go by, this event is going to bring the Melbourne Festival to a close in great fashion. Joining him for the October show will be the talented Ella Hooper, Mantra, Henry Wagons, Thelma Plum and Bobby Flynn.

Gig Announcements: Sydney & NSW - 17th July 2014

In this issue: Twerps announce EP launch shows, Presentation Night hits Sydney to discuss football and music, Little Rippers + The Groove CoOp play free show this August, Jenny Broke The Window release new single and announce hometown shows, Oliver Downes launches debut EP, Cabins hit Sydney this July, Wagons return to Australia this August, Tomorrow Never Comes returns to GoodGod + more.

MusicNSW hosting FREE legal workshop in conjunction with Arts Law and Sydney TAFE Music this month!

Musos of all genres, listen up! The folk at MusicNSW, Arts Law and Sydney TAFE Music have joined forces in presenting an incredibly beneficial night of discussion and workshopping under the apt name, 'Better Get Yourself a Lawyer...'. Featuring a range of music industry figures representing labels, law services and other advocacy bodies, this night of information is one anyone interested in learning more about negotiating management, contracts, publishing deals and more should head along to.

Brisbane Festival announces 2014 Lineup

The Brisbane Festival has announced its 2014 program and it is definitely something to get excited about! The three week annual event will take place from September 6th to 27th and will see some of the best local and international artists, musicians, comedians and performers unite for what is sure to be a spectacular event.

Photo Gallery: The Roots + Urthboy - Festival Hall, Melbourne (28.12.13)

Capping off a sick weekend for hip-hop and live music for Alex Kwong would definitely be catching The Roots and Urthboy at Festival Hall. Check out his gallery!

Live Review: The Roots + Urthboy - Festival Hall, Melbourne (28.12.13)

The iconic Festival Hall played host to American talk show host Jimmy Fallon's house band and nineties hip-hop Legends The Roots for one night only.

Photo Gallery: The Roots + Urthboy - Hordern Pavilion (27.12.13)

Legendary US hip hop/soul band The Roots (also famous for being Jimmy Fallon's house band) played the Hordern Pavilion last night. Supported by Urthboy. Photos by Johnny Au.

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).

Album News Weekly: 14 November 2013

In This Issue: This week sees some big records dropping from the likes of Jake Bugg and Spiderbait, as well as some big announcements from The Jezabels, Neil Young, Metronomy and heaps more!

Triple J's Like A Version Nine Out Now!

triple J's Like A Version Nine is out now for all music fans to get amongst, with the record featuring some of the best covers of the past year. Taking well known tunes and putting a new spin on them, the compilation features the likes of Something For Kate, Jimblah, FIDLAR, Abbe May and more!

Falls Festival sideshows announced!

The first batch of Falls Festival sideshows for 2013/14 have been announced check out the list below featuring The War On Drugs (pictured), James Vincent McMorrow, London Grammar, Solange, The Roots and more...

Photo Gallery: FBi Radio's 10th Birthday - Carriageworks, Sydney (08.09.13)

The wonderful crew at FBi Radio turned 10 over the weekend and the music and arts community turned out in droves to celebrate! David Cullen was there to capture the special day.

Live Review: FBi Radio Turns 10 - Carriageworks, Sydney (08.09.13)

FBi Radio is such a massive part of Sydney’s music scene. They support upcoming musicians with incredible passion and enthusiasm, and have been doing so for an entire decade! To celebrate double digits, FBi threw a massive fundraising music festival to celebrate, and the killer combination of a great venue with an assortment of fantastic Sydney bands and DJs made this undoubtedly the coolest 10th birthday party ever.

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.