Author: Laura Kebby

Disney’s Star Wars Land gets a name, new concept art and a themed resort in Orlando

August 7, 2017

At the recent D23 expo, we were finally able to uncover some more details about the highly anticipated Star Wars theme parks set to land at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World in Anaheim and Orlando, respectively, in 2019. Yes it’s a ways away, but these kind of conferences are all about putting the hype into hyperspace […]

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Music Video of the Day: Antonia and the Lazy Susans “Home Here With Your Friends” (2017)

July 31, 2017

Have you ever wondered why the punk kids seem to be able to band together whenever, and wherever they are needed most? It’s because the backbone of punk, and every other subset of the genre, is community.  Blue Mountains folk-punk outfit Antonia and the Lazy Susans have just premiered “Home Here With Your Friends,” a […]

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Music Video of the Day: Sannhet “Salts” (2017)

July 24, 2017

In 2017, it’s getting increasingly harder for bands to both shock and move their audience, especially through music videos. As fans we can sometimes get lazy, searching and wishing to be guided through a track or a thought, hand in hand as the true meaning behind an artistic idea gets handed to us. Brooklyn trio […]

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Music Video of the Day: Wafia (feat. Ben Abraham) “83 Days” (2017)

July 17, 2017

As we head into the later part of 2017, it seems that every single day, someone is pushing new boundaries with music videos. They are getting flashier, bigger, brighter, better and if you can name it, someone somewhere is doing it. But sometimes, there’s true beauty in the simplicity of the song itself, and that’s […]

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Music Video of the Day: Macklemore feat: Skylar Grey “Glorious” (2017)

July 10, 2017

Sometimes you just need a feel good story to warm the depths of your cold cold heart and Macklemore, has delivered the goods. The video for his latest track, “Glorious,” which features Skylar Grey, is honestly everything you ever needed. The video follows Macklemore’s trip to Modesto California, to surprise his Grandmother on her 100th birthday. […]

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Music Video of the Day: The xx “I Dare You” (2017)

July 3, 2017

If anyone knows how to tug at your heartstrings and make dreamy electro pop come to life, it’s the XX.  Ahead of what is sure to be an absolutely epic set at Splendour in the Grass, the band have just dropped their video for “I Dare You” and it’s wonderful. Not only is an open […]

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Album Review: London Grammar – Truth Is A Beautiful Thing (2017 LP)

June 26, 2017

The first time I heard “Rooting For You” I burst into tears. I was going through a break up at the time see, and I’m a pretty vulnerable person to begin with, so the added mental weight, backed by the beauty of London Grammar was all too much to bare. There was something about that […]

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Music Video of the Day: Drunk Mums “Ode to Death” (2017)

June 26, 2017

Ok look, I’m not going to give too much away here, but the Grim Reaper goes skateboarding in this video clip, which is pretty much what won me over and kick-pushed this track firmly into music video of the day territory. Drunk Mums are a red hot four piece from Melbourne and have just dropped their […]

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Music Video of the Day: HYLA’s “Swarm Out” (2017) is a dose of DIY goodness

June 19, 2017

Sometimes, you just have to give a bit of a shout out to some DIY goodness. Also, sometimes you have to drag your eyes away from the East Coast, and what a better time to be alive than to be able to combine the both. Perth outfit HYLA have just dropped the video for their latest track […]

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Single of the Day: Demure for Sure “Coconut Rum and Banana” (2017)

June 13, 2017

Music doesn’t always have to give us the hard hitting truths we’ve come to expect when we first put our headphones on for the day. Sometimes you’re just looking for something jangly to start your day off with a spoon full of delight, or in this case, “Coconut Rum and Banana”. The title alone should […]

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Album Review: Girlpool – Powerplant (2017 LP)

June 8, 2017

Angst manifests in many different forms, and deny it all you want, it’s a necessary outlet for the frustrations of the mundane. It’s just a part of life and thankfully, we have music to get us through. More specifically however, we have Girlpool. Self titled as an anti-debut, the Californian duo recently dropped their latest record […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Preatures “Girlhood” (2017)

June 5, 2017

Every single delightful snippet we’ve seen so far from The Preatures has been an incredible insight into their latest album, Girlhood, which is  set for release on the 11th of August. Thankfully, to take the sting out of the wait and anticipation, we now how some delicious visuals to go with the freshly dropped title track. The clip […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Smith Street Band “Shine” (2017)

May 29, 2017

If you’ve been living under a rock, you may have missed the fact that The Smith Street Band are killing it at the moment. The four piece from Footscray are right smack bang in the middle of their Australian tour for their latest album, More Scared of You Than You Are of Me, which is arguably one of the […]

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Single of the Day: Night Drive “Trapeze Artist Regrets” (2017)

May 21, 2017

After some 80s inspired electronica for your ears? We’ve got you covered. Ahead of the release of their upcoming debut self titled record, Night Drive have given us a delicious first taste. “Trapeze Artist Regrets” will have you strutting your stuff like you’re ripe and ready for a hot fire night on the town. A steady beat, flashes of […]

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Marika Hackman on I’m Not Your Man, catharsis & creating an empowering record

May 15, 2017

There are a few times where you hear a song and something just clicks. You just get it, and somehow, and in some strange way, it seems to gets you too. This is exactly what happened to me when I first heard Marika Hackman’s track “Boyfriend,” something that has been all over our airwaves as […]

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Music Video of the Day: Illy feat. Jenna McDougall “Oh My” (2017)

May 15, 2017

Some cool new nostalgia dipped visuals from  Illy? Yes please. Riding the wave of success from his album Two Degrees, Aussie hip hop entrepreneur Illy, has just dropped the official video for “Oh My”. The track features some really great vocals from Tonight Alive‘s Jenna McDougall and it’s just really, really solid. The clip is colourful and lighthearted, but with a purposeful […]

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Single of the Day: CIITY “DNVR” (2017)

May 15, 2017

Alt-Electronic outfit CIITY, have dropped yet another track from their forthcoming EP Parallels. This time paying homage to the (bitter) process of moving on, set to a backdrop of swirly ambiance and a down right delightful beat. “DNVR” definitely has the whole “I’m post break up but I’m going to get whiskey drunk and dance around my room to celebrate anyway” vibes […]

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Music Video of the Day: Polish Club “Divided” (2017)

May 8, 2017

Polish Club have just dropped another visually delightful little chunk of awesome, straight from their debut album Alright Already. Their latest single, “Divided”, is sure to pull you firmly into the Polish Club fan camp, set to motivate you through any task you happen to be running at this week. Backed by the epic slow […]

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Odd Couple (Germany) on Flügge, psychedelic sound and a solid band relationship

May 8, 2017

Music is one of the very few things, that seems to take leaps and bounds across any particular barrier, particularly language. German rockers Odd Couple mash together a mix of psychedelic rock, garage sound and old school punk to produce their latest album Flügge. In light of the release, I sat down to chat with one half of […]

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Elliot Wheeler on The Get Down, the collaborative process & why music is crucial for film and television

May 8, 2017

One of the first things I notice about any great movie or TV show, is the soundtrack. The way music can not only really connect an audience to the underlying message, but truly amplify the storyline, is the real beauty of the craft. Composer and music producer Elliot Wheeler, is the man behind the phenomenal […]

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Music Video of the Day: Dean Lewis “Need You Now” (2017)

May 1, 2017

The guy breaking all the hearts is back with yet another single set to reignite every single hopeless romantic bone in your body. Dean Lewis has just dropped his latest single, “Need You Now,”  and now we have an incredible video to feast out eyes on too. But unlike his debut single “Waves”, it’s a different […]

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Music Video Of The Day: Bernard Fanning “Isn’t It a Pity” (2017)

May 1, 2017

Everyone’s favourite son Bernard Fanning is back with yet another single, from yet another album, and honestly the man can do no wrong. His latest offering, “Isn’t It a Pity,” taken from Brutal Dawn set to be released on May 26, is catchy, nostalgic and will make you long for the release. The accompanying clip, created by Lucy Dyson pays homage […]

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Airling on her debut record, Hard to Sleep, Easy To Dream, touring & killer collaborations

April 28, 2017

The dreamy combination of atmospheric pop synths and heart on sleeve lyrics created by singer/songwriter Airling have been circulating through the airwaves  a lot as of late, and thankfully the wait for new music is finally over. In the wake of her debut album, Hard to Sleep, Easy to Dream I sat down to chat with the Brisbane based singer/songwriter, […]

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Girlpool sign to Anti-Records and tease new album Powerplant out May 12th

April 24, 2017

Since the release of their debut album in 2015, Girlpool have been continuously forging their own unique path to success. Amongst cross county relocations, deep diving into the DIY scene and the chaos of touring, all of their hard work has finally paid off. The Californian duo have just signed to Anti-Records and are primed to […]

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WAM Song of the Year 2016-17 nominees announced with Riley Pearce leading the pack

April 15, 2017

Pulling from an incredible talent pool, the 2016-2017 WAM song of the year nominees have just dropped, and what a list! Having already boosted the careers of Tired Lion, Methyl Ethyl, and KUČKA, WA’s premiere song competition is one of Australia’s biggest, and the 2016-17 event is sure to be no exception. Vying for a share in over […]

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Fanny Lumsden on the Broadbeach Country Music Festival, home town nostalgia and more

April 12, 2017

As real fan favourite of the country music industry, Fanny Lumsden  is riding an absolute wave of success. Off the back of an incredible awards season, which includes  a Golden Guitar win and an ARIA nomination, Fanny will be gracing the stages of one of the biggest country music events in the country – Broadbeach Country […]

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Honeyblood (Glasgow) on the artistry of an album, songwriting & creative perspective

March 30, 2017

The first time I heard “Sea Hearts” it felt like I’d finally found the track I’d been searching for. It’s catchy, fun, but there’s something so incredibly ferocious and unapologetic about it at the same time. The track of course, comes from Scottish duo, Honeyblood and their second album Babes Never Die. Whilst the band […]

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Alex The Astronaut (Sydney) on her debut EP To Whom It May Concern, science and creativity

March 28, 2017

Sometimes you get a rare moment, when an artist is really just happy to have a chat. Not just about music, but about exactly to whom it may concern, words and how science and creativity combine. This is pretty much exactly what happened when I sat down and had a chat with Alex the Astronaut. […]

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Travis Collins takes home three CMC music awards as 2017 winners are revealed

March 24, 2017

It’s been yet another incredible year of Australian country music, and what a better way to cap it off then with the 2017 CMC awards. Hosted by Morgan Evans, the award ceremony, now in its 7th year, is the only viewer voted country music awards in the industry, giving fans and listeners a real chance to back their […]

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The Darkness on the state of rock & roll, returning to Australia and being larger than life

March 22, 2017

When The Darkness emerged on the scene they were larger than life. Presenting an incredibly unique take on the hectic nature of rock and roll, they really were a breath of fresh air to the industry and between the release of their debut album in 2003 to now, agenda wise, thankfully, not a whole lot […]

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