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Future Islands to perform headline shows in Adelaide and Brisbane

While in Australia to support Mumford and Sons, unstoppable synth-poppers Future Islands have announced headline shows in Adelaide and Brisbane in November. It of course comes with the same massive anticipation that has been floating around the band ever since their head-turning performances at Splendour in the Grass and Laneway Festival, sets which have only been followed by strength-to-strength showmanship around the world.

Oxjam to present Stanmore Laneway Festival in Sydney this month

As an extension of last month's Oxjam, the grassroots movement will be sprouting up a mini laneway festival in Sydney's Stanmore with local bands all day, and DJ sets in between to help you party in the name of fighting poverty.

Dylan Joel announces new single, debut album "Authentic Lemonade" and headline tour

Australian musician Dylan Joel has released brand a new single "Blank" and as well as his debut album Authentic Lemonade. He's also announced an album launch headline tour for this October and November. The album features the hip-hop party jam “Swing” featuring Mantra & DJ Izm and his first single “Numbers”. Click through for all the tour info...

Koral & The Goodbye Horses announce "Nocturnes" EP tour

Adelaide five-piece Koral & The Goodbye Horses are about to the road in support of their debut EP – Nocturnes. The tour will take the band to Melbourne, regional Victoria, Adelaide and to Sydney for two shows with some soon to be announced guests. Click through for all the dates and info!

Ash Grunwald hits the road in Australia through November, in support of his brand new record "NOW"

Ash Grunwald has a new album coming out on September 25th called NOW and we're all pretty excited about it. "Second Guess" was its recently released single, which you can listen to below, and this week, Ash will head on a national tour which runs into November. Check out the dates below!

Fat Freddy's Drop announce national tour off the back of their brand new album "Bays"

Soul shakers Fat Freddy’s Drop have announced a national tour to hit our shores in February 2016, following the release of their new album Bays, set for release October 23, 2015. Sydney and Perth shows will also have the pleasure of seeing the neo-soul quartet from Melbourne, Hiatus Kaiyote.

I Know Leopard announce Australian headline tour

There's a chance you may have seen Sydney's I Know Leopard recently, supporting Gang Of Youths on their national tour. If not, you'll have plenty of chances to see the dream-pop cuties starting this September when they head out on a huge 15-date headlining tour in support of their upcoming EP Another Life.

Sydney's Lansdowne Hotel announces line up for their free farewell festival 'Last Call'

Sydney is losing yet another long-standing venue with the depressing exit of Lansdowne Hotel, set to close its doors for the very last time this month. A staple for students and a constant platform for local musicians throughout the years, the pub on the corner of Parramatta and City Rd has announced a free music festival to help make the loss sting a bit less, rounding up 13 local bands for a day of nostalgia and celebration.

Tijuana Cartel embark on national "Psychedelicatessen" tour

The boys from Tijuana Cartel are back with a new album, and a tour to support it over the coming months. Citing broad influences as the inspiration for their new direction, they've moulded a pool of eclectic influences into an album they're describing as 'Gonzo'. They've veered sharply off the road yet again, but they've never really been heading in one direction.

Melbourne's World's End Press sign to new booking agency, announce "Tall Stories" single, EP and October tour!

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Melbourne’s World’s End Press are without question one of our favourites here at the AU. Having toured Australia with Hot Chip, Primal Scream, Phoenix and Bloc Party, we're a bit excited that the band are hitting the road again this October to share their newly single "Tall Stories", along with news of a Tall Stories EP. The tour also accompanies news that the band have joined the family at booking agency UNDR ctrl, amongst artists like Roland Tings, Total Giovanni and Bag Raiders.

Acclaimed jazz musician Kamasi Washington announces intimate Sydney show

In addition to his appearance at this year's Soulfest, massively acclaimed jazz musician Kamasi Washington will be performing one exclusive show at The Basement in Sydney on Thursday 22nd October. The L.A multi-instrumentalist will be delivering his dynamic live performance and bringing to life this year's essential The Epic, his debut solo album which has received perfect scores from reviews around the world, including one in Sydney Morning Herald.

At The Dakota announce East Coast Tour For Debut EP "Stories"

The indie-groove-pop 5 piece, At The Dakota hail from the top end of Australia with musical influences and inspirations from acts like Incubus, Kings of Leon and Cold War Kids. Having found their way in the local Darwin music scene with their addictive pop sensibilities and quirky lyrics, the group will be heading out across major cities in Australia for their first ever national tour in support of their debut EP, Stories.

Jack Colwell announces two special live shows and a brand new EP out now

Jack Colwell is fast establishing himself as Australia’s next great musical rebel, with the video clip for his new single “Don’t Cry Those Tears” racking up almost 9,000 plays on Vimeo and YouTube in just two weeks. On August 28, he released a five-track EP, Only When Flooded Could I let Go, featuring “Tears” alongside his 2014 single “Far From View”. Today, Jack announces a stripped-back headline show in Melbourne, plus an evening in Sydney presented by Rolling Stone.

Hip hop legend Big Daddy Kane announces Meredith sideshows for Sydney and Melbourne

When it comes to hip hop, few can match the respect and influence that surrounds Big Daddy Kane. Pioneering member of the infamous Juice Crew and certified solo megastar, his style has been permanently embedded in the very heart of hip-hop and he has gone on to influence some of the industry's biggest including Jay-Z and Nas. Now Sydney and Melbourne are going to get a chance to witness this incredibly accomplished rapper live as he has announced two very intimate sideshows to accompany his appearance at Meredith Music Festival.

Canadian songstress Ann Vriend returns to Australia with a brand new single & a showcase at BIGSOUND

Canadian songstress, Ann Vriend returns to Australia for a special showcase at the BIGSOUND music industry conference in Brisbane this September and has just released a brand new single. Her latest Single, “A Need So Wide (You’re The One)” was handpicked based on the keen response from her Australian fans. Ann is embarking on a small run of shows to coincide with the single release, bringing her full band out on tour Down Under for the very first time...