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Mr Scruff announces February tour!

DJ, producer, cartoonist and occasional tea drinker, Andy Carthy aka Mr Scruff has announced an Australian tour for February.

Tim Chaisson Announces National Headline Tour!

Canadian singer/songwriter Tim Chaisson, has announced his national Lost in Light headline tour dates for this November & December. 

The tour is to support his album Lost In Light which was released last month.

Little Dragon to perform Laneway sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne

Following the announcement of several sideshows for next year's stellar Laneway Festival, adored Swedish four-piece Little Dragon confirm that they will follow suit and give Sydney and Melbourne some very special performances while they are in the country.

Gig Announcements: Adelaide & Perth - 7th November 2014

In this Issue: Koolta parties in Adelaide with new single, Deltron 3030 to jam at the Gov, enjoy a spooky New Year's Eve party at The Bakery, Ghostface Killah heads to Perth, Mariachi El Bronx bring their signature mariachi flavour to the Gov, Blue King Brown swing into the Gov, Jake Shimakuburo performs on stage with his signature ukulele in Adelaide, Blue Grey Pink set for a stellar launch party, Suzi Quatro shows her love for Perth, Factory Floor takes over The Bakery, and Brooke Fraser is excited to enchant the crowd at the Gov.

The Temper Trap announce Falls Festival sideshows

The Melbourne-via-London indie four-piece, The Temper Trap will return home to headline this year’s Falls Festival after working on their as yet untitled third album these past twelve months. The band will be playing sideshows in Melbourne and Sydney this coming January with special guests Mansionair and Charlotte OC.

Hunting Grounds announce three shows to say farewell

After almost ten years of playing together, two EP’s, one album and a countless amount of shows, Hunting Grounds have decided that this year will be their last. The guys will play their last shows ever this November and December celebrating their history together.

The Basics announce "The Lucky Country" Tour

The Basics have recently returned from their regular world travels and sick of watching the soap opera of mediocrity that has become Australian public life, they have decided to do something about it and begin with the release of The Lucky Country. The Basics will be spending the Christmas and New Years period taking their new EP on the road.

Client Liaison announces new EP and international tour dates with Flight Facilities!

Melbourne duo Client Liaison have just been announced as the international supporting act for Flight Facilities world tour, and in addition to the numerous Australian shows, the duo will also support Flight Facilities in Berlin, Paris, London, Dublin, New York and Los Angeles. If that isn’t enough excitement for them, they will also be announcing the Client Liaison EP that will be released internationally on December 2nd.

Gig Announcements: Sydney & NSW - 6th November 2014

In this issue: Chronixx hits Sydney on his debut Australian tour this December, Strut! @ The Stag host semi finals of local band competition, Rock N Roll and Alternative Markets return this November, Kristina Olsen to play special one off Sydney show, Parquet Courts announce headlining show for March, Daniel Rossen sells out first Sydney show + announces second show for March, Airel Pink hits Sydney this January + more.

How to Dress Well set for Australian and New Zealand tour in January!

How To Dress Well is set to make his highly anticipated Australian return next January, as well as a journey to New Zealand! Tom Krell and his work has become loved all around the world and he's become highly prolific both as an artist as a producer. 2012 saw him release Total Loss, with this year's What is this Heart serving as a hauntingly beautiful follow up album. Now, three records deep, How To Dress Well has truly begun garnering an impressive body of work - set to be shown off over four dates in January.

the AU's Weekend Gig Guide: November 7th - November 9th.

We've taken a look at some of the shows we're going to be heading to throughout the week ahead and deliver you this guide - our national gig picks of the week!

Eagulls announce Laneway Festival sideshows!

The Leeds five-piece, Eagulls are set to come down under to Australia for a set of shows in early 2015 and as part of the St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. The band have spent the past six months playing sold out show on their UK tour, as well as sold out shows across Europe and the States.

Nas will take Illmatic tour around Australia in January

Legendary emcee Nas made waves in the hearts and minds of every hip-hop fan in the country when he was announced as the headliner for Melbourne's Sugar Mountain festival; now he is set to spread the mass hysteria even further as he takes his exciting Illmatic tour around Australia to Brisbane, Sydney, and Perth.

Food Court announce new EP and tour dates!

Sydney based garage fuzz dudes, Food Court are back with a new 7 track EP Big Weak, which is set for release November 7. The band will be touring the East Coast hitting up venues in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne throughout late November and early December. Being added to high rotation to Triple J, plus recently supporting the likes of Dune Rats, Palms and Bad//Dreems, these boys are definitely on the rise.

Mogwai return to Australia after six years for a headline tour!

Six years after their last headline Australian tour and five years since their Harvest Festival appearances, Mogwai finally return for an all headline tour in Australia. The six-piece will be taking in a headline spot at Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre, debut performances in Sydney and Melbourne, a return slot in Brisbane, and the band will visit New Zealand for this first time ever! Taking their audience from a whisper to a scream, from darkness to light, you’ll be in on the most epic of journeys!