Cable Ties

Live Review: Party In The Paddock Day Two – The Jungle Giants, The Presets, Kwame, Good Doogs; White Hills (08.02.19)

February 10, 2019

Party In The Paddock Day Two is where the magic really started with the opening of the main paddock and a large variety of acts and activities spread throughout the day. Early morning yoga was the perfect refresh from the energies of the previous night with the relaxing activity helping forget the memories of a […]

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Meet the first Aussies heading to Brighton for The Great Escape 2019

December 4, 2018

To celebrate a ten-year partnership with Sounds Australia, UK’s premier showcasing event The Great Escape will host a slew of Australian artists at their next annual run, with Australia as the focus country for the event. And they’ve announced the first ten Aussie artists to grace the event’s stages. From the 9th until the 11th of May, […]

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Festival Photos: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – FCAC & The River’s Edge, Melbourne (03.02.18)

February 6, 2018

Saturday in Melbourne brought the sunshine and the great vibes down at Footscray’s Community Arts Centre and alongside the Maribyrnong River, as the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival took hold for another year. Photos by Rochelle Flack. [print_gllr id=52370] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: Music and may […]

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7 Unmissable Artists of the Laneway Festival’s Class of 2018

January 21, 2018

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival – it’s here this week, finally! Starting as a tiny laneway party in Melbourne in 2005, and has now expanded to become one of Australia’s largest festivals, with locations across the country, New Zealand and Singapore. We’ve picked some artists we reckon you can’t miss at this year’s Laneway hits your city. […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Amy Shark, Gang of Youths amongst major winners at the National Live Music Awards

December 8, 2017

Eight events took place simultaneously around the country last night, celebrating the contributions to live music by some of our best established and emerging acts, with the National Live Music Awards taking place from another year. With the ticketed gala event happening at The Grace Darling Hotel in Collingwood, the Melbourne event of the NLMAs saw […]

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Jen Cloher, Alex Lahey, Gang of Youths & more make the longlist for the Australian Music Prize

December 5, 2017

The longlist for the 13th Australian Music Prize has been unveiled, following an official event in Melbourne overnight that saw three of the nominees perform, and a selection of the longlist announced by a line up of special guests. At The National Hotel in Richmond, RocKwiz’s Brian Nankervis and The Jezabels‘ Sam Lockwood hosted the AMP event, that saw Jen […]

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A love note to Melbourne Music: How the Age Music Victoria Awards affirms strength in community

November 27, 2017

Once again, Melbourne has hurtled through its famed Melbourne Music Week, seeing even more music injected into the already thriving music scene. The Age Music Victoria Awards are an integral part of the festivities, celebrating and showcasing that Victoria really is Australia’s music capital. The awards were co-presented this year by community radio favourites Chris […]

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Jen Cloher, BIRDZ & Gretta Ziller to perform at the Australian Music Prize Longlist Party in Melbourne

November 24, 2017

The 13th Australian Music Prize is edging into its home stretch of deliberations in locking down their final long list of Australian artists to be in the running for the $30,000 cash prize (courtesy of the PPCA) – announced in early 2018 – but in the meantime, the organisers of the prize have unveiled another event […]

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Festival Photos: The Plot – Parramatta Park, Sydney (18.11.17)

November 20, 2017

The Plot brought a great line up of Australian and international visitors out to Sydney’s Parramatta Park on the weekend, with the crowds being able to dance and get down to artists including Bec Sandridge, Confidence Man, Manu Crook$, WAAX and more! Photos by Belinda Dipalo. [print_gllr id=48479] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on […]

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The Age Music Victoria Awards open public voting as 2017 nominees are unveiled

October 13, 2017

The Age Music Victoria Awards are set to take place at 170 Russell in Melbourne on November 22nd as part of this year’s Melbourne Music Week, celebrating 12 years of recognising Victorian musicians and venues continuing to put their city on the map as a thriving artistic hub. Today, the nominees have been announced, with the […]

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The Age Music Victoria Awards announce their 2017 After Party for November

September 21, 2017

Melbourne music fans, take heed. Returning for its 12th year this November, the Age Music Victoria Awards are hitting 170 Russell for their lauded after party, sure to impress. I mean, with the likes of Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda, Gold Class and Cable Ties on board, it can’t fail. Co-presented by RRR 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, the official after […]

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Live Review: Screamfeeder, Siamese & Clowns strike out as highlights of the Poison City Weekender’s second night

September 20, 2017

Following an immense evening at The Corner, Weekender Fest round two eased itself in, solo sets from Hanny J and Bec Stevens serenading the hangover away at The Old Bar. Loobs and Paper Thin started to pick up the pace, as the crowd dispersed between The Old Bar and The Evelyn Hotel. Again, the Weekender […]

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Focus turns to international hype generators for the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

September 11, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival line up for 2018 has dropped a day ahead of schedule thanks to a bluff by Pedestrian overnight but heck, why not – it’s a pretty tops line up. Turning the focus to artists on the come up, the Laneway Festival has curated a line up of international names that will […]

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Music Video of the Day: Cable Ties “Say What You Mean” (2017)

April 13, 2017

Cable Ties have smashed out another post- and kraut-punk dripping track in “Say What You Mean”- in this video, they literally smash it in this film clip. Their sound is pulsating rhythm sections, interspersed with attacks from frontwoman Jenny McKechnie, her immense voice and driving guitar towering over the track. First heard by audiences at Meredith Music Festival in […]

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Peaches, Sheila E., King Gizz and more set for Meredith 2016!

August 11, 2016

Once again, the Meredith Music Festival has dropped a killer line up of artists that’ll have people rolling out to the ‘Sup in strong numbers this December! The 26th edition of the event now has its ticket ballot also open for everyone to get involved in via their website – you have until 10:26pm, August 16th to get […]

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