Tech startup Musiio is using AI to build you a better playlist

March 5, 2018

How often do you jump onto Spotify looking for something to listen to and find yourself staring at the screen, unable to make a decision? Like scrolling endlessly through Netflix for something to watch, music streaming platforms are so content rich that users may find themselves paralysed by indecision. They know what they like the […]

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Playlist: Sydney’s Thunder Fox share the inspirations for new tune, “Two For One”

February 14, 2018

Upon your first listen of Thunder Fox‘s latest single, “Two For One”, you’re hit with a one-two punch. Between the funk soaked bass line and those vocals courtesy of Sam Dawes, “Two For One” is delivered with a vintage flair while remaining very much in 2018. The band is heading out on the road with “Two […]

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5 NSW Artists to Add to Your Playlist

December 12, 2017

New South Wales is a treasure trove of great new music, from the North Coast to Sydney, from Wollongong to Bathurst, we’ve rounded up five up and coming artists you need to jump on now! DANDE AND THE LION Indie-rock five piece Dande and The Lion have a sound as sweet as their name. […]

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5 Queenslanders You Need to Add to Your Playlist

December 11, 2017

It’s hot. It’s sunny. It’s rowdy. It’s Queensland! We’ve rounded up five of the best artists killing it in the sunshine state that you need to listen to. SHORELINES Brisbane band Shorelines are bringing making pop-punk great again! Featuring two main vocalists, the group have been cutting their teeth in the Brisbane music scene with […]

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5 Western Australian Artists You Need to Add to Your Playlist

December 5, 2017

While a lot of the music scene in Australia is taken up by Melbourne and Sydney, it’s easy to forget how many amazing artists are taking the nation by storm that come out of WA. The WA music scene has certainly made some noise in recent years, shining, like Adelaide, as a thriving music scene […]

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5 Tasmanian Artists You Need To Add To Your Playlist

November 24, 2017

Tasmania is known for a few things: it’s history, it’s wilderness and it’s music. Tasmanian musicians have unique experiences, from small towns to big cities; from sunny beaches to dreary farms. We’ve found five of the most interest Tasmanian artists you should all be listening to before they make it big on the mainland. Denni […]

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A handy playlist to guide you through the first official Bluesfest 2018 announcement

September 19, 2017

The first Bluesfest announcement dropped today, with some impressive names from Australia and abroad named as being Byron Bay bound next Easter. Leading the roster is Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, while the likes of Lionel Richie, Tash Sultana, The John Butler Trio and more all set to appear. Bluesfest will once again be taking place at the Tyagarah […]

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Playlist: Get a taste of what to expect from BIGSOUND 2017’s first crop of showcasing artists

June 22, 2017

Hoo boy, BIGSOUND is coming out strong this year with its first artist announcement dropping today. 64 Australian bands and international visitors have been revealed to be heading to Brisbane in September for the huge music conference and showcase series, the event beginning to nip at the heels of its overseas cousins in standing strong as […]

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Playlist: A reminder that Death Grips are a force to be reckoned with

June 21, 2017

Okay, so let’s take it back to the Big Day Out of 2013. The festival may have been on its way out but it still had some pretty big punches to pull before the final nails were well and truly hammered into the coffin. It was the first time I was introduced to Death Grips and […]

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Playlist: Ten times Rihanna nailed the collaboration game

June 13, 2017

Rihanna is one of modern pop music’s most bankable artists. Since her “Pon De Replay” days, the Bajan vocalist has been an in-demand name both as a solo artist and as a hot guest artist on many a pop and hip hop chart buster. The years have seen Rihanna collaborate with the likes of Maroon […]

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Playlist: WAAX share the songs that make them feel both Wild & Weak

June 2, 2017

WAAX‘s new EP, Wild & Weak, is officially out today (congratulations!) and to mark the occasion and herald yet another weekend primed for kicking on, the band have shared with us some of their favourite tunes. Whether they’re full on, energetic numbers, or more stripped back, evocative songs that are aimed right at the heart, check […]

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Get a taste of WA’s finest with this exclusive SOTA Festival playlist

May 30, 2017

The 2017 SOTA Festival is celebrating everything great about WA music on June 5th, with a huge free event coming to Elizabeth Quay on June 5th, from 12pm. Headlined by Karnivool and Drapht, the epic live music event also features performances from the likes of Tired Lion, Gyroscope, Abbe May and Katy Steele – a great array of artists, both emerging and established, all set to […]

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Exclusive Playlist: Northeast Party House (Melbourne) Bring Us Their Top Road Trip Tracks

October 27, 2015

Melbourne’s own Northeast Party House are currently on their first global tour, bringing along with them their unique brand of “guitar soaked dance tunes”. Touring inevitably means plenty of downtime between cities. To bring us closer to life on the road, the band have supplied us with their must-have songs on their road trip playlist. Drake – […]

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Exclusive: Skegss (Bryon Bay) serve up a perfect dinner party playlist!

October 26, 2015

Byron Bay lads Skegss recently released their debut EP 50 Push Ups For a Dollar (perfectly titled, really) this month and it’s everything we could’ve wanted from the trio. Fun, rollicking and generally down for anything, it’s a mantra that has applied to the Skegss work and performance ethic since their break out during 2015. Since they […]

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Exclusive Playlist: KLP’s Top 10 Love Song Dedications

October 13, 2015

Spring has sprung – love is in the air and KLP has put together the perfect dreamy love song dedication list to get your summer flings into full swing, exclusively for the AU review! Her playlist comes in advance of her performance as part of the Sea ‘n Beats music festival (epic cruise ship party, […]

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