Author: Emily Feszczuk

Album of the Week: Karrie Hayward – Ephemeral (2018 EP)

December 12, 2018

Karrie Hayward is a Brisbane based songstress with a pop infused, indie edge sound. Spending the last few months travelling solo in a van performing shows down the Eastern coast of Australia from Townsville to Melbourne she recently released her debut EP Ephemeral. An album about the experiences of a past relationship and the raw […]

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Album of the Week: Jacob Collier – Djesse Vol. 1 (2018 LP)

December 5, 2018

Jacob Collier is not your average English Twenty Four year old. He is a singer, arranger, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. The London bred artist released his debut album In My Room in 2016, which led to a 200 date global tour and won him two Grammy Awards, and being dubbed “Jazz’s new messiah”. Managed by […]

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Track Of The Day: JXN “Solitude” (2018)

November 27, 2018

Australian Youtuber and Instagram influencer Jackson Brazier has gained millions of fans as the funny guy who always mucked around with music in his videos. The 25 year old year old has shown a new side to himself releasing his first single ‘Solitude’ under the stage name JXN. The Victorian musician taught himself to play […]

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Live Review: Jhené Aiko treats Sydney Trip Tour to special guest A$AP Rocky

September 27, 2018

On Wednesday night American singer-songwriter JhenĂ© Aiko took Sydney crowds at Hordern Pavilion on a final emotional and musical journey during her last Australian show of her Trip tour. Making it a real trip for everyone she had a very special guest rapper A$AP Rocky join her for part of the set. Starting off the […]

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Track of the Day: Jack Gray “My Hands” (2018)

September 24, 2018

Heading to Europe is pretty exciting for any normal person, but Jack Gray has taken it up a notch. The 20 year old musician from the Sunshine Coast is currently travelling Europe and the UK as the support on Dean Lewis’ sold out tour. Just before the artist hit the road, however, he treated fans […]

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Live Review: Hayden James + Happiness Is Wealth + Carmouflage Rose – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (21.09.18)

September 24, 2018

Enmore Theatre felt like it was hosting a festival set on Friday night for the Sydney show which was the closing city of Hayden James’ Just Friends tour. The all ages event in the record producer’s hometown brought overall a very young crowd who had seemingly pre-gamed and were ready to party all night long. […]

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Track of the Day: ALTA “Figured Out” (2018)

August 24, 2018

Made up of Hannah Lesser and Julius Dowson, emerging Melbourne duo ALTA rolled into 2018 full steam ahead after a massive 2017, filled with new releases, sharing stages and their own headline national tour. And they don’t seem to have any plans to slow down any time soon. Coming off a stellar Splendour in the Grass set […]

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Live Review: The Hard Aches bring Mess loud and proud to Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory

April 25, 2018

On Friday night, the art space otherwise known as Oxford Arts Factory in Sydney was busy and buzzing for the Mess album launch tour for The Hard Aches, the two-piece from Adelaide. Forgetting how bad parking was in Darlinghurst but playing it off as being fashionably late, I dragged my two friends along to the […]

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Live Review: Field Day conquers sound issues in bringing a great New Year’s Day experience to the Domain

January 8, 2018

You should start the new year off celebrating and having fun, so what better than to dance in a field with over 26,000 fellow friends? With three stages at The Domain, I did exactly that on January 1st at the Sydney’s Field Day. Starting the day early in full sunshine on the Centre Field stage was E^ST, who […]

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Best New Music Mondays ft. Vallis Alps, DZ Deathrays, The National & more (December 11th)

December 11, 2017

The final weeks of 2017 are upon us and as summer playlists continue to come together, we’ve got another slew of new songs for you to listen to. From DZ Deathrays‘ “Total Meltdown” to Sufjan Stevens‘ “The Greatest Gift”, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into this week. Get started by hitting play! ———- This content has […]

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Festival Review: No Spilt Milk to cry over in Canberra as Lorde headlines stellar festival event

November 29, 2017

On Saturday, the 25th of November, the Spilt Milk festival brought its A game with the weather, location and acts. Commonwealth Park in Canberra was beautiful with the lush green gardens in the sunshine with everyone’s sunny outfits to match. Starting early was Mallrat looking super cute in a green baby dress with the moves to […]

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New Music Mondays (November 13th)

November 13, 2017

A brand new week is upon us and as we hurtle towards the end of 2017, the new music is keeping on coming to tide us over. Check out new tunes from some great Aussie talent including Grenadiers, Stella Donnelly and Eves Karydas, not to mention the return of N*E*R*D and Angel Olsen‘s “Sans”. ———- This content has recently been ported […]

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Live Review: Khalid shows great potential beyond “Young, Dumb and Broke” at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion

November 9, 2017

A few months ago I happened to hear a song called ‘Location’ that was filled with soulful lyrics to a cool beat and became obsessed with a nineteen year old singer from Texas named Khalid (pronounced Kuh-Leed) who has recently blown up on our radio stations and in our charts. On Tuesday night I had […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week: 30th October 2017

October 30, 2017

We’re back! Diving into what’s been a heavy few weeks of new music, we present tunes from all over the country and beyond. Whether the new Sleigh Bells banger is your fare, or Sydney’s HANDSOME has brought you in with her captivating new music, there’s something for you this week, below. ———- This content has recently been […]

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Ziggy Ramo to Teischa: 10 artists set to breakthrough BIGSOUND 2017

August 16, 2017

With more than 130 acts spread out over four days, across 18 venues, Brisbane’s BIGSOUND festival definitely earns its name. Even glossing over the expansive program of artists for this year has gotten us a bit light headed, but there have been a group of artists we’re keen to be checking out below – if […]

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Live Review: Slum Sociable and Jonti light up The Lansdowne for Red Bull Sound Select

July 31, 2017

Legendary Sydney live music venue The Lansdowne Hotel has come back from the dead after being closed for nearly two years. The rough around the edges pub played host to the Red Bull Sound Select July instalment on Friday night curated by St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival. These events give music lovers new music monthly along with […]

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Live Review: Rag ‘N’ Bone Man – Metro Theatre, Sydney (21.07.17)

July 23, 2017

The Metro Theatre is one of the more intimate venues but on Friday night people were definitely getting close and personal for Rag’n’Bone Man’s Splendour Sideshow. I walked in to a purple haze of the packed theatre with support act hip hop artist L-FRESH the LION signing off after spitting what I’m sure were some fire […]

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Live Review: Willow Beats + Blondebears + Oh Boy – The Chippo, Sydney (14.07.17)

July 17, 2017

Tucked under The Chippendale Hotel in Sydney there is a den. It is darkly lit to set the mood with music posters on the roof and graffiti sprawled all over the walls. On Friday night, it was filled with hippies, hipsters, goths and everyone in between. All to see the dynamic duo that is Willow […]

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Our top 10 picks for Splendour in the Grass 2017!

June 29, 2017

Festivals are, of course, the perfect opportunity to see some of the world’s biggest artists perform live, and this year’s Splendour in the Grass is no exception, with some of our favourite headline acts performing. However, there’s nothing better than discovering an act that you haven’t heard of before, so here are a few of our […]

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Live Review: Confidence Man, Tkay Maidza and more stand strong at Curve Ball 2017

June 14, 2017

On Sunday of the Queen’s birthday long weekend, Vivid Sydney took their creative lighting installations to a new level combining with them with some top dance music artists for an ultimate audio visual experience at Curve Ball. After the success of its debut in 2016, the guys from Fuzzy who take care of Field Day, Harbourlife […]

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8 Must See Shows at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival

June 6, 2017

Cabaret is an art form that has something for everyone. The Adelaide Cabaret Festival, running from the 9th to the 24th of June showcases this perfectly. In its 17th year, it has a great mix of classic and contemporary performers from both Australia and overseas. We have listed some of the must-see acts for you […]

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Single of the Day: Nick Murphy “Your Time” (2017)

May 16, 2017

While I never thought I could fully accept the transition for Chet Faker to Nick Murphy, I think I have finally been converted. His newest track “Your Time”, which is from his Missing Link EP, show’s him flexing his creative muscles and exploring his sound – and let me tell you, we like what he is […]

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Music Video of the Day: Karl Phillips & The Rejects “Plastic Gangsta” (2017)

May 16, 2017

UK band Karl Phillips & The Rejects video for their newest single “Plastic Gangsta” shows off a day in the hood, but in their typical tongue-in-cheek way. What it really showcases though is what makes this 7 piece rock band from the Midlands so unique. That is the creative blend of ska, punk and hip-hop. […]

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Single of the Day: Hundred Waters “Particle” (2017)

May 16, 2017

“Particle” is the first single off American group Hundred Waters‘ EP Currency. The track starts off with some beautiful piano and then builds into the electronic sound that saw them signed to Skrillex’s label. Add in Nicole Miglis’ dreamy vocals and you have a song you can easily find yourself lost in. It is a stand out dance […]

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Music Video of the Day: Yeo ft. Asta “Never Wanted That” (2017)

May 15, 2017

Coming straight out of his studio, Melbourne artist Yeo is showing off his skills in his latest single “Never Wanted That”, a catchy pop song mixed with the typical electronic flair and indie notes that he makes his own. The simple, split screen, almost 70’s style video has been shot by Bonita Carzino and adds humour to […]

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Koi Child (Perth) talk about touring regional south west WA, Henry Kissinger & offer debut reflection

May 15, 2017

With Koi Child‘s Down South by South West tour wrapping up in Perth and Margaret River next weekend, we were able to check in with the band recently to find out how they had been anticipating the tour and what’s coming next. Have you spent much time performing in the South West region in the past and what’s […]

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