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Tusks

Tusks releases new single “Adore”, and announces new album GOLD

London-based electronic songwriter and producer Tusks, aka Emily Underhill, is getting ready to drop her third album, Gold, following   2017’s Dissolve and 2019’s Avalanche. The album will be released on the 12th of April this year, and she has also just released her new single, “Adore”. The album was worked on in her London home and…

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Five new Groovin’ The Moo 2024 sideshows just got announced ft. GZA, The Beaches and more

Frontier Touring has just announced a run of Groovin’ the Moo sideshows. They’ll be touring Claire Rosinkranz, GZA & The Phunky Nomads, Kenya Grace, Stephen Sanchez, and The Beaches – all set to take the stage at venues around the country this April and May (in addition to their GTM dates). Here are the dates,…

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Ruby Jones

Exclusive Single Premiere: Ruby Jones “Feeling of Falling” (2024)

Melbourne’s Ruby Jones is back with her new single, “Feeling of Falling”. This is the first single to feature on the successor to Ruby’s 2021 debut album, The Woman Who Loves You. We’re delighted to be premiering the track ahead of its release on Friday. The track was inspired by the difficult series of lockdowns…

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4 international acts you need to see over the next few weeks: February and March 2024

2024 is well and truly underway. The Laneway Festivals have kicked off, and there are a number of outstanding international visitors ready to hit our shores in February and March. We’ve picked a few of our favourites. Dinosaur Jr After last touring Australia in 2017 legendary US alternative rock band Dinosaur Jr return to Australia…

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Take That

Take That bring Sophie Ellis-Bextor back to Australia for a huge tour

For the first time since 2017 British pop royalty, Take That – with three of the original line-up – return to Australia for their This Life On Tour extravaganza. Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald will bring the act around the country in October and November 2024 playing a series of arenas and spectacular A…

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Live Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway sizzles at Sydney Showground (04.02.24)

The actual laneways may not exist anymore, but the hot weather remained for the 17th Sydney edition of the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival. The Sydney Showgrounds were again the venue for the well-loved festival and despite some trepidation at the change last year, there were some nice additions that improved the experience this year. With…

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Tenacious D return to Australia for the first time in a decade

“Let’s f**king get it on!” The rock-pig duo of Jack Black and ‘KG’ Kyle Gass are finally returning to Australia for their first tour of the country since 2013. The ‘Spicy Meatball Tour’ will  arrive in five Australian cities in July, before stepping over to New Zealand. They would also be in the country around…

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Lima Delta

Exclusive Single Premiere: Lima Delta “Ghosts” (2024)

It’s always exciting when we get to debut the first release for an artist, and we are thrilled to have that honour today in premiering “Ghosts” from Lima Delta. When the pandemic hit, Lima found herself scrambling to find a job. One industry that kept running was mining, and Lima found herself driving sixty-tonne articulated…

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Interview: Petey talks coming to Australia for the first time and leaning into life

California-based artist Petey has been turning heads in the music scene since his debut album hit the airwaves in 2020. Fresh off the heels of his third studio album’s triumph in 2023, Petey is now making his long-awaited debut down under in Australia with a series of nearly sold-out shows. If you’ve been living under…

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Texas and Sharleen Spiteri – The friends you’ve always needed, rock Sydney’s Enmore Theatre

You may not realise it, but Texas have always been there. Maybe popping up in your brain on an idle Tuesday or keeping you awake at night with the refrain of “I don’t want a lover; I just need a friend.” The Scottish group have never disbanded, and despite some hiatus time (where solo projects…

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Paramore, Miley Cyrus, Lorde and more come together to celebrate Talking Heads with Everyone’s Getting Involved

A24 Music has announced “EVERYONE’S GETTING INVOLVED: A TRIBUTE TO TALKING HEADS’ STOP MAKING SENSE,” showcasing an impressive lineup of eclectic artists to commemorate the recent re-release of Jonathan Demme’s concert film of the same name and the 40th anniversary of its soundtrack. In a triumphant return to theatres in 4K, A24’s acquisition of Stop…

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Emily Wurramara

New Music Discoveries 2nd February: Emily Wurramara, Kitty Coen, Charm of Finches, and more

We’ve finally made it to February, and we’ve got ten new tracks to add to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music. This week our Track of the Week is “Magic Woman Dancing” from award-winning Warnindhilyagwa singer-songwriter Emily Wurramara.  “Magic Woman Dancing” is a vast and magical sonic journey, showcasing her warm vocals, innate…

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Product of Neglect share explosive debut album Synthetic Freedom

Product of Neglect may not be a name you are familiar with, but the Brisbane deathcore act have today unleashed their brutal debut album, Synthetic Freedom, which will surely put them on the map. Featuring the singles “Perpetual Night” and “Cerberus”, the nine-track project was a long time coming and went through numerous iterations to…

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Photo Gallery: Texas + Sarah Levins – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (01.02.24)

Glaswegian rock band Texas played a special 35th anniversary show at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre supported beautifully by local Australian artist Sarah Levins. The very chatty and animated vocalist Sharleen Spiteri from the get go had everyone out of their seats and dancing to the classic Texas songs from the 1990s including the smash hit “I…

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Kate Hudson to Talk About Love on anticipated debut single as she pacts with Virgin Music Group

Since first revealing in April of 2022 that she was forging ahead with a long-teased venture into music – she captioned a photo of her on Instagram in front of a microphone “Finally realized it’s time to say f#%! it and saaaannngg!!!!!” – Academy Award-nominated actress Kate Hudson has made good on her word, announcing…

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Sons of Zoku

Huge free live music event New Found Sound hits Port Adelaide on Feb 17th

More than two dozen South Australian acts will play at multiple venues across Port Adelaide on the evening of Saturday, 17th of February. With free entry at nine venues, New Found Sound promises to be an exciting night of adventure and discovery. Some of the acts playing on the night include DJ Troy Been, Alana…

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The Chats’ Eamon Sandwith on writing on the road, playing for Foo Fighters, and their upcoming Bargain Bin Tour

Known for their unbridled energy and cheeky lyricism, The Chats have been making waves in the music scene since the explosive release of their viral hit “Smoko” in 2017. Far from resting on their laurels, the boys have continued to make their mark on the Aussie music scene with hits such as “Pub Feed“, and…

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Photo Gallery: Lord Huron – The Tivoli, Brisbane (24.01.24)

Over their last two ethereal records – Strange Trails and Long Lost – Lord Huron have now fully realised their unique blend of Americana, with a more than subtle nod to Roy Orbison and the Phil Spector approach to production. The band’s sold out show at The Tivoli was an absolute treat for long waiting fans…

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Photo Gallery: Noah Kahan – Red Hill Auditorium, Perth (27.01.24)

  Vermont folk rocker Noah Kahan blew the roof off Red Hill Auditorium on Saturday. The sold-out show was a mix of tenderness and honest emotion from the proclaimed ‘Folk Malone’ who rose to recent fame with handfuls of stunning tracks. With help from Tik-Tok virality, Kahan has gained critical success from his latest album Stick…

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Tim Minchin

4 Australian acts you need to see over the next few weeks: January & February 2024

Every few months, we’re going to be taking stock of some of the most exciting Australian tours going down. Why? Well, the trend of people picking up tickets last minute is only going to get more salient from here. Cost of living means that we’re planning more things last minute than in advance, so consider…

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New Music Discoveries 26th January: Big Scary, Metteson, Eilish Gilligan, and more

This week sees ten more tracks have been added to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music. Naarm indie duo Big Scary have snagged our Track of the Week with “Something To Remember” – the lead single from their forthcoming sixth album Wing (out February 16th). The track and album saw the duo come…

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Interview: Ville Valo (Finland) on album Neon Noir and his upcoming Australian tour; “There’s something about the way the sun looks over yonder that is very different from other parts of the world.”

Ahead of his upcoming Australian tour, Finland’s own Dark Lord of love metal, Ville Valo, aka VV, recently took time to chat with us about his album Neon Noir. We talked about the transition from lead singer of HIM to solo artist, and the process of creating his debut solo album, including playing every instrument…

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Photo Gallery: Bruno Major – The Rechabite, Perth (22.01.24)

Bruno Major wrapped up his world tour in Perth, celebrating the release of his third studio album, Columbo. The Rechabite was at a standstill for an incredible night of soulful music and laughs with the eager crowd tightly squeezed into the city venue. Bruno Major Setlist The Show Must Go On Like Someone in Love Fair-Weather Friend Wouldn’t…

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Gracie Abrams

Gracie Abrams delivers a captivating performance for her first ever Melbourne show – Forum Melbourne (21.01.24)

Rising star Gracie Abrams showcased her undeniable talent in a captivating performance at Melbourne’s Forum on the chilly night of January 21st. Having embarked on her musical journey with the release of her first single in 2020, Gracie has quickly ascended to stardom with two successful EPs, an album, and even sharing the stage with…

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Flight Facilities, Dom Dolla and more Aussies to join No Doubt at Coachella 2024

Another year, another bonkers Coachella lineup. And for 2024, the USA’s most famous music festival is most certainly bringing the goods. The headline is that legendary ska-pop band No Doubt will be the special guests across Coachella’s two weekends in April, boosting a lineup that already includes headliners Lana Del Rey, Tyler, the Creator and…

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The Rolling Stones, Foo Fighters and Neil Young to headline New Orleans Jazz Fest 2024

Across eight days in April and May, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will pull off what is perhaps one of the greatest line-ups I’ve seen in…ever. The 2024 leg of the massive music festival, which turns New Orleans into an even bigger party than it already is, will be headlined by The…

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New Music Discoveries 19th January: Morgan Harper-Jones, Laena Myers, Hollow Coves and more

We’re back from our summer break with ten new tracks for our Discovery Playlist on Spotify and Apple Music, including one where we exclusively premiered the music video. Our first Track of the Week for 2024 is “Alone With You” the next single from Manchester singer-songwriter Morgan Harper-Jones’ forthcoming debut album Up To The Glass…

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Noah Kahn

Noah Kahan puts on a breathtaking solo performance in Melbourne – Sidney Myer Music Bowl (17.01.24)

While American singer-songwriter Noah Kahan is certainly no stranger to Australia, after the success of his 2023 album Stick Season, he’s here and playing the biggest Aussie venues he’s ever headlined. Kicking off at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl, last night’s show was one for the books. Earlier in the day, Kahan shared on social…

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Review: Neck Deep’s self-titled LP isn’t just an album – it’s a milestone

Welsh pop-punk brilliance Neck Deep are about to drop their fifth studio album- and it is just magic. Self-titled and self-produced, the record truly captures the essence of Neck Deep in all its glory. A 10-track masterpiece of fun, brilliantly written and masterfully produced tracks- it’s Neck Deep in their purest form. Frontman Ben Barlow…

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Jennifer Lopez’s heart and soul dance to their own beat in full-length This Is Me…Now trailer

Following on from last year’s announcement of the “This Is Me…Now” musical experience, which encapsulates both her forthcoming album and the visual film inspired by the music, Jennifer Lopez has released the This Is Me…Now full length trailer ahead of its anticipated February 16th global release on Prime Video. This Is Me…Now: A Love Story…

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