Bad//Dreems

Photo Gallery: Fire Aid: A Bushfire Fundraiser – Adelaide Uni (01.02.20)

February 3, 2020

A number of big hitting artists decamped on Adelaide at the weekend for Fire Aid. Taking place on University of Adelaide’s campus, the fundraising event was headlined by Pond. Also on the bill were Bad//Dreems, Tim Rogers, West Thebarton and more. Photographer John Goodridge was there to capture all the action.

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To Adelaide, with love: SEVSONS list their SA music recommendations

June 28, 2018

Alt-rockers SEVSONS have been deep in new EP territory over the last few months, building upon the success of live shows and more recently, the release of their catchy as heck new single, “Evolution”. It’s a strong step forward from the Sydney band, who are sure to be extending their reach further around the country as […]

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Alex Lahey, Jen Cloher & The Jungle Giants among multiple AIR Award nominees for 2018

April 17, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards returns to Adelaide this July for its second year in South Australia, coming to the Queen’s Theatre on July 26th. Along with the AIR Awards, the two-day Indie-Con Australia Conference also comes back to Adelaide, hosted by The Hindley on July 26th and 27th, welcoming industry folk from around the country to come […]

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Donnarumma, Neon Tetra & more win local support slots for Adelaide’s Clipsal 500 concert series

January 18, 2018

The Adelaide 500 (still known as ‘Clipsal’ to locals) is around the corner, with the likes of Robbie Williams, Cold Chisel and Birds of Tokyo set to perform during the event’s live concert series. Packed down the city’s East End, the series has also been offering local bands the opportunity to cut their teeth on the massive stage at […]

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A.B. Original fuel the ARIA win bonfire with a massive night at the SA Music Awards

November 10, 2017

2017 is A.B. Original‘s year. What started as an EP’s worth collection of material written over a span of a few days by Trials and Briggs, soon turned into one of the country’s most important albums and definitely, one of the most acclaimed this year. At the South Australian Music Awards in Adelaide overnight, the group continued their […]

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A.B. Original leads nominations for 2017 South Australian Music Awards

October 4, 2017

Celebrating their third awards event in November, the 2017 South Australian Music Awards have today unveiled their nominees, with A.B. Original leading the pack with a massive six noms to their name. On their heels, Tkay Maidza has four nominations while emerging SA talent DyspOra, Lonelyspeck and Bec Stevens have made their mark on the list this year. The event itself has […]

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‘Your Choice’ becomes key motto as Falls Festival celebrates its silver jubilee in 2017

August 22, 2017

The beloved Falls Festival turns 25 this year and in its release of the first line up for the summer event tour dropping today, it’s evident that the crew behind Falls are making their silver jubilee one to remember. The international visitors to stages in Lorne, Fremantle, Byron and Marion Bay over New Year’s are largely […]

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The Preatures, Holy Holy & more announced for Festival of the Sun 2017

August 15, 2017

Festival of the Sun returns to Port Macquarie this December, looking to sell out quickly too, if previous years’ ticket sales are anything to go by! Long regarded as one of the east coast’s most popular festival events, Festival of the Sun hasn’t changed its blueprint one iota. Still completely BYO, FOTSUN has retained its family […]

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Feature: Bad//Dreems let us in on how Gutful has seen them grow as a band

June 20, 2017

Adelaide’s own Bad//Dreems finished their Gutful national tour at home on the weekend, playing to a sold out venue at The Gov – their largest headlining show in Adelaide to date. We followed the guys around a bit after their soundcheck on Saturday night and found out how this tour has compared to their other adventures on the road, […]

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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Music Video of the Day: Bad//Dreems “Feeling Remains” (2017)

February 28, 2017

Another cut of South Australian goodness today, with the new music video from Bad//Dreems for “Feeling Remains”. Throwing back to the glory days of Recovery (what’s up, Dylan Lewis), Baddies dive right back into the 90’s and the final result is pretty darn great. The tune itself is taken from the band’s newly announced sophomore album Gutful – out on April […]

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Midnight Oil announce highly anticipated October & November Australian tour dates

February 16, 2017

It’s been a long morning already for Midnight Oil fans in Australia who’ve been keeping their attention trained to the band’s Facebook page, but finally, the wait is over. Through a conference broadcast online from Sydney, the iconic Aussie group broke the news that they would be back on tour around the world for the first […]

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Review: The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival brings noise and life to Port Adelaide’s Harts Mill for another summer

February 5, 2017

A refreshed sense of vibrancy? A positive outlook on what’s still to come from artists in our own backyard as well as abroad? This year’s Laneway Festival had a lot going for it this year. In terms of highlights of the 2017 Laneway Festival, let’s start with Adelaide local, Lonelyspeck. Recently welcomed into the TEEF family, Lonelyspeck’s profile […]

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Bad//Dreems join Laneway Festival line up for Adelaide while east coast after parties are announced

January 24, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in Australia this week after a successful run in Singapore last weekend and still, the new announcements are rolling out. First up, for Adelaide fans: Bad//Dreems have been added to your festival down at Port Adelaide, slotting in neatly between White Lung and Luca Brasi on the Spinning Top Stage at 3:10pm. […]

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Inaugural National Live Music Awards celebrate Australia’s best around the country!

November 30, 2016

Overnight, in every Australian capital city, live music was celebrated as part of the inaugural National Live Music Awards. The eight events took place at the same time around the country, with a diverse range of Australian artists being recognised for their efforts on stages at home and abroad. NGAIIRE (pictured) was big winner at […]

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Matt & Alex commencing final days at triple j with five-date rave tour

November 22, 2016

Yesterday, Matt Okine and Alex Dyson announced that their time as hosts of triple j’s breakfast show would be coming to an end this December; for Dyson, the end of a 10 year-long career at the broadcaster. Okine of course, came on board in 2014 to replace former host Tom Ballard. For both, it’s been years of early mornings, memorable […]

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All-star live entertainment line up and hosts announced for 2016 SA Music Awards

November 2, 2016

The 2016 South Australian Music Awards is taking place in a few weeks at the Norwood Concert Hall – the now completely sold out event set to recognise the talented individuals doing SA proud throughout the year. Today, Music SA announced that MC’ing the official ceremony on November 11th will be multi-instrumentalist Adam Page and BIGSOUND programmer, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Bad//Dreems “Mob Rule” (2016)

October 27, 2016

December sees Adelaide’s Bad//Dreems back on the road for their final headline shows of the year before 2017 comes along and we see what they’ve been working on hard throughout this year. Of course, when we got a hint of album Number Two with “Mob Rule”, everything pointed to a strong follow up record to […]

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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West Thebarton Brothel Party lead the SA Music Award nominations for 2016

October 7, 2016

The nominees for the 2016 South Australian Music Awards have been unveiled this week, with West Thebarton Brothel Party striking out ahead with the most nods this year. Raking in an impressive six nominations, including Best New Artist, Best Group and Best Release, the SA Music Awards have definitely recognised the huge year the seven-piece band have had. Not […]

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Single of the Day: Bad//Dreems “Mob Rule” (2016)

October 5, 2016

Baddies! The Adelaide crew is back with new single “Mob Rule”, the first taste of the new album that has kept Bad//Dreems squirrelled away a decent part of 2016. Dropping ahead of their national tour with DMAs, the single comes packed with that gritty, gnarly energy that first put the band on the map. It doesn’t feel […]

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The Avalanches, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Modern Baseball… clap your eyes on these Falls Festival sideshows!

September 19, 2016

The 2016/2017 Falls Festival and Southbound run has already got festival lovers applying for holiday leave, locking away the New Year’s celebrations for the run of events out on the east and west coasts this year. Today, a run of sideshows have been announced from a large swag of artists set to play; from The Avalanches on stage with Grandmaster […]

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Watch a bunch of great Aussie bands recommend records from 2015 you need to listen to

September 6, 2016

There was so much great music released in 2015. But now, 9 months into 2016, it’s easy to forget some of what might have come before us. So, we’re looking back at what a bunch of Aussie bands rated amongst their favourite albums and songs of 2015. Did you listen to all of them? Featured […]

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The Public Voted categories of the 2016 SA Music Awards are now open; event details unveiled for November ceremony!

August 8, 2016

The 2016 SA Music Awards is taking on a bit of a different format this year, switching things up from last year’s ceremony and after party, instead opting for a more formal soiree. Celebrating SA music and the talent surging ahead and making an impact nationally and in some cases, abroad, the second annual SA […]

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DMA’s announce east coast tour alongside Bad//Dreems for October

July 6, 2016

DMA‘s will be returning to Australia for a tour of some of their biggest venues played yet, taking mates Bad//Dreems out on the road as well! The October dates will have the Sydney band travelling down the east coast, taking to the likes of The Enmore, The Triffid and more with Hills End – the debut album […]

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Travel Diary: Touring the UK with Adelaide rock band Bad//Dreems

May 19, 2016

Adelaide-based rock band, BAD//DREEMS share an exclusive tour diary with the AU review on their exciting international adventure at The Great Escape from last year. Taking us along for the ride from Leeds to Derbyshire and from Birmingham to London, the band give us the lowdown on their life on the road. Live at Leeds […]

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The magic and splendour of one of Australia’s finest boutique festivals – Secret Garden

March 2, 2016

It’s hard to know where to begin when covering the NSW boutique festival Secret Garden, an event I attended for the first time over the weekend. It takes place about an hour out of Sydney and gives precedence to its name by not revealing its announcement until the event sells out; which was about a week […]

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Raury, Gang of Youths & Tuka feature on newly announced Secret Garden Festival line up!

February 23, 2016

The 2016 Secret Garden Festival has officially sold out and we all know what that means – the line up has followed straight behind it! The NSW event celebrates its eighth sold out year in a row and with only two more sleeps left until it kicks off for another year, the organisers have unveiled the full […]

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The Secret Garden Festival unveils the first 10 bands from its 2016 line up!

February 8, 2016

As Secret Garden edges ever closer, the folk behind the well-loved NSW event have given fans even more of an excuse to get excited, today rolling out a tasty artist reveal! The first 10 artists to from the event line up have been revealed, indicating that yet another memorable and diverse Secret Garden Festival is […]

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Darren Hanlon, Moses Gunn Collective, Gang of Youths, Mathas included in final AMP album longlist!

January 12, 2016

The 11th Australian Music Prize (AMP) has today announced the final additions to its longlist for its award this year, with 56 albums being given the greenlight by its panel of judges. It’s been a tough process for the judges this year, sorting through the multitude of submissions from Australian artists but as the final […]

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