Day: 2 September 2016

Blackstreet, Nelly, TLC and more touring Australia for ‘RnB Fridays Live’!

September 2, 2016

A huge tour celebrating some huge R&B hits is coming to Australia this November! The Hit Network’s RnB Fridays broadcast has obviously become a hugely popular hit with radio audiences around the country and in a few months, they’re levelling up in bringing some hitmakers out to Australia for a national tour (except Adelaide, sorry guys). […]

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The State of Affairs (September 2nd, 2016): Karen Conrad introduces ‘SHE RATES’, Justine Clarke & Josh Pyke team up for charity single & more!

September 2, 2016

This week in the music industry: Melbourne publicist Karen Conrad offering ‘SHE Rates’, Justine Clarke and Josh Pyke team up to support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, The Pretty Littles sign with Caroline Music Australia & MusicSA want your feedback! Karen Conrad introducing ‘SHE RATES’ for female-driven PR campaigns In an attempt to try and fix the gender […]

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Single of the Day: Hau ft. Sarah Corry “Sleep” (2016)

September 2, 2016

Sarah Corry of Sydney duo Left. has jumped on  Hau‘s new tune “Sleep” –  a slick dancehall-infused jam that we’ve been vibing on through this week. With Hau spending much of last year and 2016 celebrating and touring his debut solo album The No End Theory, this new cut is a solid follow up to the album material that introduced […]

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Album Review: Ceres – Drag It Down On You (2016 LP)

September 2, 2016

Christ, there have been some absolutely stellar Australian album releases this year that have captured the full spectrum of emotion, threaded catchy-as-fuck guitar riffs and percussion throughout, and presented it in a rocking format to hungry music fans. Like Horror My Friend, Slowly Slowly and Pretty City before them this year, Ceres have produced a 2016 album that has done […]

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Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds reveal first single from new album, “Jesus Alone”

September 2, 2016

Ahead of next week’s release of Skeleton Tree, the 16th studio album from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, the iconic Australian band has unveiled first single “Jesus Alone”, a solemn number accompanied by an equally soul-bearing video taken from the band’s other project, a movie entitled One More Time With Feeling. The pain stemming […]

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Music Video of the Day: Sleigh Bells “It’s Just Us Now” (2016)

September 2, 2016

Hands up if you have, at one point, idolised Alexis Krauss? Hand firmly in the air this afternoon, we are digging the latest tune from Sleigh Bells in “It’s Just Us Now”. The music video has been unveiled this week, directed by Derek Miller – we see Krauss facedown in a pool before she emerges, mascara streaming down her […]

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Mýa (US) on new music and her Australian return for RnB Fridays Live!

September 2, 2016

This morning, everyone who has low-key been enjoying R&B Fridays broadcast on the Hit Network around the country (or high-key, no judgement here) has woken up to news between Frontier Touring and Hit Network’s entertainment company Southern Cross Austereo, the radio format has now become a touring event. This November will see the likes of Nelly, Mýa, Blackstreet, Blu Cantrell, 112, TLC and […]

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Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Wallace (NZ/Sydney) on returning to Brisbane with more music to share

September 2, 2016

Wallace has been establishing herself as an artist to watch through 2016 with singles “Is It You” and “Negroni Eyes” in particular striking a chord. Returning to Brisbane for BIGSOUND next week, the Sydney based New Zealander tells us a little about how her experience at the event last year has informed how she’s approaching the chaos […]

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Son Little to tour Australia for the first time this November & December

September 2, 2016

November will see Son Little on his first ever headline tour of Australia! Fresh off Leon Bridges‘ tour as main support act, Son Little is continuing to conquer North America, and will be stopping by our shores for his own solo tour this time. Brooding blues infused with indie R&B is = a good time! You might also […]

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Lunice bringing in the New Year with New Zealand and Australian tour dates!

September 2, 2016

Dance the night away with Lunice as he celebrates the New Year with a slew of performances all over Australia and New Zealand! The Canadian producer has been in the B-Boy and trap scene for ages, and has since gathered many fans with his visionary hip hop style. With hints of rumors of a debut full-length […]

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Sampology heading out on tour with new EP Natural Selections this October & November

September 2, 2016

Sampology returns to the stage with a whole range of new material and a tour to boot! Celebrating his latest EP, Natural Selections, with a new mixtape and various dates around the city, Sampology is one to watch in the soul/electronic scene. His new single, “Thicker Than Water”, is one soulful song that features vocals from […]

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Lindsay McDougall of Frenzal Rhomb on the band’s tour, kicking off in Melbourne tonight!

September 2, 2016

Frenzal Rhomb are Australian music titans. They’ve been serving up a brand of politically charged, but suitably irreverent punk rock for over two decades now. And they’re at it again. With a new best of album We Lived Like Kings (We Did Anything We Wanted) having been released on the world, the band is headed […]

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Disney calls on the musical talents of Alicia Keys for upcoming film Queen of Katwa

September 2, 2016

Disney‘s new release Queen of Katwa, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo , has partnered with 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys, debuting the original song “Back to Life’”. Keys explains “Back to Life” is “about pushing past that little voice of doubt in our heads so we can instead, electrify the world. When […]

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Film Review: Blood Father (MA15+) (France, 2016) is a tight action flick with strong performances

September 2, 2016

One of the first thing that Blood Father makes clear is that John Link (Mel Gibson) is over being a flashy action hero type. It’s old hat to an ex-con like him and he doesn’t want anything to do with it. However, don’t be fooled, Gibson himself seems to be having a hell of a […]

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Scrubs‘ Zach Braff is planning a TV comeback based on Alex Blumberg’s podcast StartUp

September 2, 2016

According to Deadline Hollywood, Zach Braff will both direct and star in a new comedy series called Start Up. Based on the podcast of the same name by Alex Blumberg, the show will see Braff reuinte with Scrubs producer Matt Tarses, the writer for this series. The show will document the hilarity that ensues when a […]

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Nine things we learned from our evening with Jean-Claude Van Damme

September 2, 2016

Last month, Jean-Claude Van Damme came to Australia for two special Q&As in Sydney and Melbourne. We learned a lot about the iconic action star while he was on stage at Sydney’s The Star, in conversation with Richard Wilkins. Here’s just a nine of those tidbids of knowledge we took away from the night: He […]

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Aussies Abroad: The Bennies touring with Less Than Jake in Europe this October

September 2, 2016

They’ve become one of Australia’s favourite party bands and come October, it’s Europe’s turn to see what The Bennies are all about. The legends are going to be on the road with Less Than Jake and Big D and the Kids Table following a huge run of UK shows for the ‘Fuelled By Fireball Tour’ which will see them play […]

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Where and when to catch the Aussies at Music Matters Live in Singapore

September 2, 2016

In just two weeks, over thirty bands from around the world are going to be playing a run of shows as part of the Music Matters Live – a free event that coincides with the All That Matters conference in Singapore. All That Matters encompasses a wide range of panels focusing on Digital, Advertising, Sport […]

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