Playlist: Revisiting the Best Songs of 2011

August 26, 2020

As we continue to reflect back on the last decade of music, join us as we revisit 2011. We‚Äôve taken the songs from our top 40 tracks of 2011 poll – as voted for by our contributors almost a decade ago – and curated a ripper playlist on Spotify. Gotye and Kimbra topped the list […]

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D.D Dumbo & Flume win big at APRA Awards in Sydney overnight

April 3, 2017

The 2017¬†APRA Music Awards hit Sydney’s ¬†Convention Centre Grand Ballroom overnight to celebrate the songwriting achievements of some of our best artists and for¬†D.D Dumbo¬†and¬†Flume¬†in particular, the night proved to be extra special. With his acclaimed single “Satan”, D.D Dumbo was awarded the APRA Song of the Year gong. A choice cut from his 2016 […]

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Flume, Sia, Julia Jacklin and more nominated for 2017 APRA Music Awards

March 16, 2017

This week, we learned that the nominations for the 2017 APRA Music Awards have been unveiled, with some of our great songwriters being recognised for the fantastic year of music they had through 2016. As such,¬†Flume leads the nominations (perhaps unsurprisingly) with four, while¬†Sia¬†follows closely behind with three noms to her name. Julia Zemiro will […]

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Adele wins over thousands at the Adelaide Oval on a Mad March Monday

March 13, 2017

Adele couldn’t have picked a more interesting time to make her South Australian debut. We’re currently in the throes of our festival season and plonking a massive stadium show in the midst of the madness in the city was only set to add fuel to the fire. Still, running from Day Four of WOMADelaide at […]

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Adele to make Australian debut with national stadium tour in February & March

November 14, 2016

It’s difficult to believe¬†Adele has never toured Australia extensively before. The multiple award winning artist has taken her music throughout the rest of the world and yet, a visit to her Australian fans hasn’t been ticked off the list yet. This morning, it finally was, with Live Nation announcing Adele’s debut Australian dates for February […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about¬†Blue Neighbourhood,¬†Skin, Nonagon Infinity and¬†Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is¬†Flume¬†(with 11 nominations) and¬†Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin¬†already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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Full Glastonbury line up announced; Muse, Adele and Coldplay top 2016 bill!

March 29, 2016

Arguably the mother of all European music festivals, Glastonbury, has announced its full line up for 2016 – the¬†Worthy Farm event priming itself to host the likes of¬†Muse,¬†Adele,¬†Coldplay and many, many more this June 22nd-26th. Newly confirmed acts for Glasto this year have included¬†Beck,¬†Foals,¬†LCD Soundsystem,¬†CHVRCHES,¬†ZZ Top¬†and¬†Bring Me the Horizon, while many acts and performers are […]

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The 40 Best Songs of 2015: Part Two – 30 to 21

December 16, 2015

We continue our countdown of 40 favourite tracks of 2015 with a fantastic run of local talent to kick us off. If you want to look back at the first 10 tracks, click HERE. Watch and listen to the run of 10 songs first and then read through our thoughts on the tracks after… 30. […]

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Album Review: Adele – 25 (2015 LP)

November 30, 2015

I won‚Äôt deny that I was extremely excited for this album. It‚Äôs been a whole four-years since the world has heard a full-length record from¬†Adele Adkins, arguably one of the best voices of our generation. The long awaited record is called 25 and it is Adele‚Äôs third album following the monumental success of 21 and […]

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The State of Affairs: Latest Music Industry News ‚Äď 25th November 2015

November 25, 2015

In This Issue: APRA announces the winners of the Professional development Awards, Adele destroys the charts, there are some exciting new signings with record deals on the horizon and the ARIA charts get their share of the limelight. The APRA PDA Winners have been announced Whittled down from a pool of 1200 talented music artists¬†APRA […]

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The State of Affairs: Latest Music Industry News – 11th November 2015

November 11, 2015

In This Issue:¬†The American Music Awards announces its host and line-up,Red Bull prepares for the annual billy cart races with the help of NOVA 96.9, Rdio announces its new Artist To Watch and OpenLIVE launches the new Artist Dashboard as well as the latest ARIA charts. The 2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Live on FOX8 Australia […]

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Rick Ross adds a verse to Adele’s “Hello” for some reason

October 29, 2015

There is no denying that Adele’s “Hello” has been worth the wait. The ultra emotional ballad about forgiveness and forgotten-ness has rightfully placed her back into the very heart of the music industry, and reminded us that she is one of the most powerful voices living today. The last thing we’d expect is a remix […]

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Adele calls her new album 25 a “make-up record” in lengthy Twitter post; apologises for delays

October 21, 2015

Following the incredible success of her sophomore record 21, UK pop star Adele became an artist heard but not seen. Though her music was unavoidable for years, the artist stopped touring and – as far as we know – stopped working on new music. And though it did little to stall her popularity, becoming one […]

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