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morgen navigates adulthood with bouncy new single “Hammock”

August 25, 2022

At just 18 years old, Californian singer-songwriter morgen has had a striking start to her burgeoning music career. Today, her latest single “Hammock” has dropped and will have you swinging through your problems with no worries at all. As a teenager in a global pandemic, the step into adulthood has been a big and confusing […]

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Lost Paradise festival to feature extensive wellness program, Shambhala Fields

August 24, 2022

Celebrate the end of 2022 and kick off the New Year with some great music, and a warm embrace of self-care at the Lost Paradise festival in Glenworth Valley. The festival will run from the 28th of December until the 1st of January 2023. This festival has always been a favourite of mine. Glenworth Valley […]

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver to tour Australia in February 2023

August 24, 2022

Justin Vernon‘s incredible debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago, under the Bon Iver moniker, scooped many album-of-the-year awards in 2008, and he has never looked back. Exciting news has dropped today that Bon Iver will be returning to Australian shores next February and March. Personally, I’m super excited. I first saw them at the Sydney […]

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Adelaide’s Harvest Rock Festival to feature Jack White’s only Australian show and Crowded House

August 24, 2022

Over two days, Sat 19 and Sun 20 November at Rymill Park in Adelaide, Harvest Rock is presenting the only Australian show for legendary Jack White. Joining him on the bill will be Crowded House, The Black Crowes, Khruangbin, Groove Armada, Sam Fender, The Lumineers, Tones and I, The Avalanches and much more. Taking over […]

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DMA’S, West Thebarton, Wafia to launch the Hindley Street Music Hall on September 15

August 24, 2022

The Hindley Street Music Hall, Adelaide’s newest state-of-the-art live music venue, will open its doors for the first time on Thursday September 15, celebrating with an incredible line-up that includes DMA’S, West Thebarton, Wafia, and Jess Day, all hosted by South Australia’s kings of radio, Ben and Liam. Previously known as HQ in Hindley Street, […]

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Bernie Dieter

Sydney Fringe: Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett returns to Sydney

August 22, 2022

After a successful season early in 2022, Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett returns to Sydney Fringe. We caught the show in February, and it was an absolute hoot. I hadn’t laughed so hard in months. I swear a dislodged a filling that night. The show is packed with laughs, it leaves you gasping and is definitely […]

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SOUND WEST conference coming to Parramatta this Thursday

August 22, 2022

This Thursday, the 25th of August, the SOUND WEST conference day will be held at CommBank Stadium in Parramatta. The conference will bring a shining light on the hotbed of talent coming from Parramatta and Greater Western Sydney. Amongst the speakers will be the rapper Masked Wolf, Dylan Alcott AO, Fred Schebesta (founder of Finder), […]

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KISS: The End of the Road tour hits Australia

August 17, 2022

KISS ‘The Hottest Band In The World’ in August/September 2022 are about to embark on their last tour ever in Australia. The End Of The Road tour started way back in 2019, but the tour was first cancelled in 2019 after Paul Stanley was advised by doctors to rest due to a bad case of influenza. […]

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What happened at the South Park 25th Anniversary Concert at Red Rocks with Ween and Primus

August 10, 2022

In what became some of the hottest tickets of the year, the first of two concerts celebrating the 25th anniversary of South Park was held tonight just outside of Denver, Colorado, at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The shows are being filmed to air later this week on US network Comedy Central, the home of […]

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Sigur Ros is coming to Australia next week and it’s exactly the kind of experience we need right now

August 5, 2022

Ahead of their first studio album since 2013’s idiosyncratic and widely acclaimed Kveikur, Icelandic music royalty Sigur Ros is just about to kick off a long-overdue tour of Australia. With live music now firmly back on the cards, it’s about time we’ve got something as immersive and ethereal as this unimpeachable Icelandic band, who have […]

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Gang Of Youths

Gang of Youths announce intimate acoustic show for Sydney’s Enmore Theatre

August 4, 2022

Gang of Youths are currently in the throes of their angel in realtime. tour. Today they have announced that they will be performing a one-off acoustic and intimate show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Monday, the 22nd August 2022. Tickets are available for presale now, and you can find the full ticketing options below. In […]

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Years & Years announce Brisbane and Adelaide shows for November

August 3, 2022

Secret Sounds is pumped to announce headline shows by trailblazing, Platinum-selling, British pop star Years & Years, taking over Brisbane and Adelaide in November 2022! The hotly-anticipated shows will see the singer, actor and cultural vanguard hit down under with a host of new tracks from his stunning new album, Night Call, released earlier this […]

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Deadlights and Mirrors announce co-headline national tour The Ego’s Valley

August 1, 2022

Today local heavy giants Deadlights and Mirrors have announced a co-headline tour of Australia – The Ego’s Valley – in November, supported by Inertia. Brisbane hardcore outfit Deadlights and Gippsland metalcore act Mirrors have proved to be some of the country’s best heavy performers in recent years. With the former’s The Uncanny Valley and the […]

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KIAN drops new single and video “Shine” and announces EP

July 27, 2022

Growing up in Castlemaine, Victoria and first exploding onto the scene at just 17 years old, singer-songwriter KIAN’s progression is nothing short of incredible. The person behind the 4x Platinum single “Waiting” and winner of multiple APRA awards returns with another taste of his sophomore EP Shine, out 26 August. Produced by Willie Tafa (ONEFOUR, […]

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The Strokes cap off a memorable day as music returns to the main stages at Splendour in the Grass

July 25, 2022

Day Two of the festivities at Splendour in the Grass had a slow start as punters wearily emerged from their tents in the mid-morning. With the sun trying to break through, overalls and footy shorts made a regular appearance. Bin bags taped around ankles also became a substitute for gumboots after Friday’s wet welcome. Shout […]

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What happened in Byron after Splendour in the Grass Day One was cancelled: The party goes on

July 23, 2022

The eagerly awaited return of Splendour in the Grass did not kick off with the bang that organisers had hoped for. After people from all over the country spent hours waiting in car queues, the main events of Day One were cancelled due to wet weather. With most music acts called off, there were just […]

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Check out Adelaide’s Illuminate Festival at the Lab this July

July 11, 2022

This July sees Adelaide transforming into a kaleidoscopic beacon of light and creativity as part of the annual Illuminate Adelaide celebrations. While the entire city is transformed into a hive of activity, it’s Light Square venue The Lab that is set to feature some of the most iconic and unmissable events on offer. The Lab […]

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Jeremy Loops unveils awaited third studio album Heard You Got Love

July 8, 2022

South African singer-songwriter/producer/eco-activist Jeremy Loops has finally unveiled his awaited third studio album Heard You Got Love, out today. Featuring the singles “Better Together”, “This Town” and “Happy Birthday”, the project boasts 13 cruisy anthems in his own brand of energetic acoustic pop. Jeremy Loops has amassed over 250 million streams, performed headline shows around […]

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Robyn Archer takes a trip through Australia’s melodic history

July 1, 2022

National treasure Robyn Archer has set up home at Queensland Theatre for the next couple of weeks. Alongside her long-time band members, George Butrumulis (Zydeco Jump), Cameron Goodall (The Audreys) and Ennio Pozzebon (Keating: The Musical), she’ll be taking audiences on a journey through Australian song – and it won’t always be the tracks you’re […]

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SXSW to head to Australia in 2023

June 30, 2022

SXSW have announced an annual Asia-Pacific installment, with Sydney set to host in October 2023. It’s the first time the iconic conference and festival of creativity has expanded beyond North America since its inception in 1987. A joint collaboration between the NSW Government, Destination NSW, TEG, and SXSW, SXSW Sydney will bring together the world’s […]

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THIS THAT Festival announces huge lineup for Sandstone Point and Newcastle shows

June 28, 2022

Today, one of the best lineups of the year dropped as THIS THAT announced its awaited return. The contemporary music festival will host two shows in Sandstone Point (QLD) on 29 October and Newcastle (NSW) on 5 November 2022. Announced at 8am Monday, the huge lineup features DMAs (Newcastle only), The Presets (Newcastle only), Earl […]

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Nick & June share dreamy video for latest single “Anything But Time”

June 24, 2022

German indie-folk duo Nick & June have today shared the dreamy video for the latest single “Anything But Time” – released 3 June – from their forthcoming EP Beach Baby, Baby. Nick & June (Suzi-Lou Kraft and Nick Wolf) share a unique dynamic and their first release since 2017 is an exciting and important step […]

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US rockers Halestorm to head Down Under following new album Back from the Dead

May 28, 2022

Grammy-winning US hard rock band Halestorm have announced a tour of Australia and New Zealand in February 2023 following the release of their fifth studio album Back from the Dead, released 6 May via Atlantic Records. Returning Down Under for the first time since 2019, Halestorm will be stopping by Auckland before making their way […]

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Every Splendour In The Grass 2022 Official Sideshow Announced So Far!

May 19, 2022

The team that are bringing us the biggest Aussie music festival of the year, Splendour In The Grass, have just announced their official sideshows and our calendars are going to be filled to the brim come July! Secrets Sounds have today released who we’ll be able to catch in cities up and down the East […]

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Prep for The Kid LAROI’s tour with these 5 Must-Know songs

May 18, 2022

The Kid LAROI is heading to Australia for his highly anticipated End Of The World tour at the end of the month, playing some of the countries biggest and best venues. To say we’re excited is an understatement. Over the past few years, The Kid LAROI has transcended from a young Redfern rapper cutting his […]

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Austin City LImits

ACL 2022 Lineup: Flume and Genesis Owusu to join Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paramore and more

May 12, 2022

The Austin City Limits Festival has just dropped its 2022 lineup, and once again it spans many decades, genres, and music tastes. This October, over two weekends, an eclectic mix of the biggest names in music will join the next generation of artists, as they fill Zilker Park in Austin, Texas in what is one […]

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Falls Festival

Falls Festival is back with a lineup to wrap up 2022 the right way

May 4, 2022

Falls Festival has announced its buzz-worthy 2022/23 lineup alongside new venues in VIC and WA to make sure Aussies across the country can experience the quintessential New Year’s festival’s revival. Having been cancelled each summer through the pandemic, this year’s bill does not disappoint. Headlining the multi-day event are internationals such as Arctic Monkeys, Lil […]

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S.A.S.H’s 12th birthday party brings massive club nights back to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

April 30, 2022

Although dancing and clubs have been a thing once more for a good few months now, it’s still worth shouting from the rooftops that clubs are most definitely back. Along with live music, hitting a well-curated club night was sorely missed over the past few years but the nightclubs that Australia does have left are […]

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Spilt Milk’s monumental line-up has dropped, Gold Coast included for the first time

April 28, 2022

Since 2016, Spilt Milk has been giving Australians an opportunity to party in Canberra, Ballarat, and now the Gold Coast. It’s known for its sensational line-ups and delivered-upon promises – there’s a reason it sells out in less than 30 minutes when tickets drop! This year, we’ve got another incredible line-up to look forward to. […]

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Harry Styles

It’s official: Harry Styles IS coming to Australia

April 22, 2022

It hasn’t even been a week since Harry Styles performed ‘As It Was’ for the first time and unveiled two brand new songs. Yet, fans from Australia and New Zealand are getting more sensational news, further satiating their voracious desire for all things Harry Styles. Harry Styles will be coming to Australia and New Zealand […]

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