Ahead of Heaps Good Festival, The Avalanches Robbie Chater chats about his music influences

November 29, 2023

The Avalanches, the Australian electronic music duo of Tony Di Blasi and Robbie Chater, took the world by storm in 1997 with the release of their debut album, Since I Left You. Consisting of some 3000 samples and with hit singles such as “Frontier Psychiatrist”, it has become a classic album. They recently released a […]

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Bonnie Fraser of Stand Atlantic chats about Good Things Festival, touring and new music!

November 22, 2023

Sydney alternative rock group Stand Atlantic have had a massive year following the release of their album f.e.a.r in 2022, playing countless shows across the country and internationally. Currently, they’re on tour supporting Waterparks and have recently dropped their latest single, “Sex On The Beach”. I had the absolute joy of chatting with lead singer […]

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Interview: Ben Stewart of Slowly Slowly talks touring, Good Things, and upcoming projects

November 21, 2023

With Good Things Festival around the corner, I had the pleasure of catching up with Ben Stewart, lead singer of Melbourne’s very own Slowly Slowly. Known for their emotive lyrics, dynamic sound, and captivating live performances, Slowly Slowly has been making waves in the Australian music scene. In this interview, Ben shares insights into their […]

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Interview: Ahead of Kerala Dust’s debut visit to Australia, we chat to lead singer Edmund Kenny about their album Violet Drive

November 14, 2023

Formed in London in 2016 and now based between Berlin and Zurich, Kerala Dust is a four-piece band influenced by iconic indie acts like CAN, The Velvet Underground, and Tom Waits. They fuse their influence of psychedelic rock, blues, and techno into their own signature hypnotic sound. In late 2020, they released their debut album […]

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Aussie Indie Artists: Lara Villani on singing cover songs and songwriting

November 2, 2023

Aussie Indie Artists is a series of interviews with lesser known Aussie creators across all forms and fields. The goal is to share exciting new works, find new angles towards the art, and peek behind the scenes.  Lara Villani’s music journey began at age 6, when her big sister started singing lessons. Like all little […]

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Interview: Adelaide musician Rob Edwards on latest single release “Dreaming” and his musical journey

October 25, 2023

Soulfully inspired, multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter, Rob Edwards combines jazz, blues and R&B with the powerful art of storytelling to create a unique and authentic sound. The release of the raw and authentic “Dreaming” dives into the painful and all too common story of the Stolen Generation in Australia, and the effects it has passed on from […]

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Interview: Lucas Woodland of Holding Absence talks unfinished art, tours and comic books

October 23, 2023

Welsh alt-rockers Holding Absence have gone from strength to strength and their third album The Noble Art of Self Destruction – released 25 August via SharpTone Records – is no exception. With a hectic tour schedule and exceptional live show, the band are turning heads and capturing hearts all over the world. Featuring the singles […]

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Mayday Parade’s Jeremy Lenzo talks life on the road, family and their upcoming Aussie tour

October 23, 2023

Alternative rock legends Mayday Parade are gearing up to tour Down Under early next month, opening for All Time Low’s highly anticipated tour. I had the immense pleasure of chatting with bassist Jeremy Lenzo about life on the road, family and new music! You guys have had a really busy year! You’ve played a bunch […]

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Aussie Indie Artists: Woody Samson’s debut single, process, and trumpet

October 20, 2023

Aussie Indie Artists is a series of interviews with lesser-known Aussie creators across all forms and fields. The goal is to share exciting new works, find new angles towards the art, and peek behind the scenes.  Woody Samson has been a musician ever since the first tan-ta-ra-tan of his trumpet at age 7, but he […]

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Louis from Sorry (UK) chats about their debut Aussie headline tour and Yours and Owls Festival

October 7, 2023

If you haven’t heard of Sorry, you’re missing out. This delightful indie group from the UK consists of Asha Lorenz, Louis O’Bryen, Lincoln Barrett, Campbell Baum and Marco Pini. Their second studio album, Anywhere But Here, was released in late 2022, and let me tell you- this is a special one. Forging an artistic path […]

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Interview: Jono Hawkey of Bloom talks signing to Pure Noise Records, new single and arena dreams

October 5, 2023

Sydney melodic hardcore five-piece Bloom have been turning heads since their phenomenal 2020 sophomore EP In Passing. Last week, the lads shared their latest single “Bound to Your Whispers” – the first offering since 2022’s “Sink into the Soil” – and announced their signing to Pure Noise Records in partnership with local label Greyscale Records. […]

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Lach from Ocean Alley talks all things touring ahead of their massive AU/NZ tour

September 27, 2023

  Aussie national treasures Ocean Alley have just kicked off their AUS/NZ headline tour with support act Winston Surfshirt. Starting in New Zealand, this tour will see them play twelve shows, including three music festivals and venues spanning from Auckland’s massive Spark Arena to Melbourne’s quaint but classic Forum. But that’s not all, you’ll also […]

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Holy Holy on new album Cellophane, creative processes, and the Aussie music industry

September 22, 2023

Holy Holy, one of Australia’s most beloved musical acts, have just dropped their fifth studio album, Cellophane. With the reputation as one of Australia’s best live acts, it was a pleasure to sit down with Tim and Oscar and chat all things Holy Holy. I’ve had a listen to the album, I absolutely love it! […]

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John Floreani of Trophy Eyes talks Suicide and Sunshine, solo projects and upcoming regional tour

September 19, 2023

Aussie alternative rock group Trophy Eyes have had a massive year. after releasing their fourth studio album, Suicide and Sunshine – an absolutely stellar piece of work – and embarking on a capital cities tour, they’re back and ready to set off on their regional tour with pals Dear Seattle. I had the absolute pleasure […]

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Fears and overcoming: a moment with NZ musician you need to know, Reb Fountain

September 19, 2023

For Reb Fountain, music has been innate to her since childhood. “My parents emigrated to New Zealand (from Southern California) and we’d always have music in the family,” the enigmatic performer explains. “Music was the way that we connected to other migrant families, particularly ….My dad would make up a songbook and we’d sing along. […]

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Interview: Move Over Marvel – The Yorke Cinematic Universe is Here

September 18, 2023

Let’s be honest: at some point, we’ve all yearned for a personal soundtrack to our everyday lives. To be able to capture the crescendos and lulls of a musical piece, attaching them to the scenarios unfolding before our eyes. When a melody perfectly aligns with a specific memory, we embark on a theatrical voyage that […]

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Boy & Bear discuss their new EP, fifth studio album and upcoming regional tour

September 15, 2023

Boy and Bear have had a massive year, with the release of their self-titled fifth album earlier this year, a capital city tour and upcoming regional tour, and the tenth anniversary of their hit album Harlequin Dream around the corner. On top of that, they’ve also just announced The Lost Dreams EP– three previously unreleased […]

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Aussie Indie Artists: Mo•Louie on “Hold You”, game soundtracks, and that little dot

August 29, 2023

Aussie Indie Artists is a series of interviews with lesser known Aussie creators across all forms and fields. The goal is to share exciting new works, find new angles towards the art, and peek behind the scenes.  Mo•Louie’s singing vibrates between soulful, jazzy and poppy. She’s sometimes Charli XCX, sometimes Dorian Electra, and sometimes Sia. […]

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Interview: Afro pop singer-songwriter Le She makes the move to Perth alongside new release

August 21, 2023

Le She is leaning back in his chair, framed by the city lights, looking thoroughly at home in the suave Ritz-Carlton meeting room. Adorned with a tasteful amount of gold and silver, and clad in a black leather jacket, he’s the sort of person who looks like they’re about to leave Perth, not someone who’s […]

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Interview: Eddie Rawk on his latest release “Memories”, inspiration and the vision for Eddie Rawk Band

August 16, 2023

The modern country music powerhouse, Eddie Rawk Band, released their latest single “Memories” last Friday, 11th August. “Memories” is an upbeat country-pop song reminiscing on the highs and lows of a true first love story. The single follows the band’s February release “My Life’s Road” which showcased more vulnerable songwriting and a rather traditional country […]

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Aussie Indie Artists: Eliott talks her debut album, her mother, and her muses

August 11, 2023

Aussie Indie Artists is a series of interviews with lesser-known Aussie creators across all forms and fields. The goal is to share exciting new works, find new angles towards the art, and peek behind the scenes.  Singer/songwriter Eliott’s lovely, powerful singing voice has often been likened to Adele, James Blake or Florence Welch, and her […]

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Interview: Fanny Lumsden, fresh from Glastonbury, talks new album Hey Dawn, songwriting and family

August 4, 2023

Hey Dawn a new album by Fanny Lumsden is out this Friday, 4th of August. Hey Dawn is Fanny’s fourth album, following her award-winning release Fallow (2020). Fallow debuted at #10 on the all-genre ARIA charts and took out Best Country Album at the 2020 ARIA Awards. The album also secured five CMAA Golden Guitar […]

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Interview: Amy McIntosh from Vilify talks latest single, tours and Newcastle’s heavy scene

August 3, 2023

Newcastle hardcore act Vilify have emerged as a force to be reckoned with since their debut EP Clarity in 2020. Featuring Amy McIntosh and Lizi Blanco of The Beautiful Monument, the quartet have come out swinging this year with blistering single “Take the Pill” and latest offering “From the Inside”. We caught up with Amy […]

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Aussie Indie Artists: Poppy Rose on music, muses, and her lost song

August 3, 2023

Aussie Indie Artists is a series of interviews with lesser known Aussie creators across all forms and fields. The goal is to share exciting new works, find new angles towards the art, and peek behind the scenes. Singer/songwriter/producer Poppy Rose is a self taught artist who has gone from singing to Garageband in her bedroom […]

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Interview: Joshua Moore from We Came As Romans talks tour, perseverance and golf

July 22, 2023

Michigan metalcore outfit We Came As Romans have undergone a significant change these past few years yet still power through as one of the genre’s leading acts. Since the passing of vocalist and keyboardist Kyle Pavone in 2018, an integral member from their 2009 debut album To Plant a Seed onwards, WCAR soldiered on for […]

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Artist on Artist: Laura Lucas and Lawson Hull delve into their collaboration “I Imagine You Are Happy”

July 21, 2023

Laura Lucas and Lawson Hull, both talented indie-folk storytellers, have joined forces to create a tender and emotional ballad “I Imagine You Are Happy”. Released today, it is a delicate little tune, simple and warm, reflecting on sentiments of wishing the best for someone who has departed from your life.  About the artists Laura Lucas […]

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Brooke McClymont and Adam Eckersley on Up, Down & Sideways, COVID and family life on tour

July 12, 2023

The country power couple Brooke McClymont and Adam Eckersley released their second album Up, Down & Sideways last week (read our 5-star review HERE!). The usual suspects on the Golden Guitars podium, Brooke & Adam took home three wins at the 2023 Country Music Awards of Australia this January being crowned Country Music Capital News Group […]

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Interview: Dande and the Lion on “Children of the Hour”, songwriting inspiration and The Gum Ball

July 5, 2023

Dande and The Lion are a Sydney-based indie-pop band, reknowned for their high-energy melodic indie pop. Their most recent release was “Children of the Hour”, an emotive banger that examined the push and pull of a doomed relationship. The band is fronted by dual vocalists Abbey Gardner (A) (synth) and Natassa ‘Tass’ Zoë (T) (guitar), […]

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Interview: Jess Hitchcock on Unbreakable, songwriting and representing First Nations artists in the Australian music industry

June 28, 2023

Unbreakable by the talented singer-songwriter Jess Hitchcock is out this Friday, 30th June 2023. In her second album, the proud First Nations artist serenades us with an achingly beautiful reminder that we can find power in ourselves to become unbreakable. Unbreakable is a follow-up to Jess’s acoustic debut Bloodline (2019), which was inspired by her […]

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Interview: Sam McGovern and Lola Scott interview each other!

June 28, 2023

Lola Scott and Sam McGovern are two of the bright stars on the Australian music scene. They were selected for the latest round of the Live Nation One’s To Watch program and were featured last week at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney for an exclusive industry showcase. Lola hails from NSW’s Southern Highlands, and […]

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