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The 40 Best Albums of 2022

December 20, 2022

It’s that time of year when our team of music writers and editors get together to count down the 40 best albums of the year. And while this has been no usual year, the quality of music that has been released has been incredibly high. Suffice it to say, this has been a very difficult […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2022… so far

July 8, 2022

With 2022 just past its halfway point, we’re taking a look at some of our favourite albums released over the past six months. 2022 has started off with plenty of quality releases that are sure to remain on repeat as we head into the second half of the year. With the year already off to […]

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“Honest, brave and dedicated”: Camp Cope and Birdz shine at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre

May 13, 2022

The artist, known as Birdz, a proud Butchulla rapper, original from Katherine in the NT, arrived on the expansive Enmore stage to a smattering of early arrivals. It didn’t take much encouragement for the main floor the start filling as he introduced himself and dove into a visceral highlight from his 2021 Legacy album, ‘Aussie […]

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Photo Gallery: Camp Cope + Birdz – Enmore Theatre (12.05.22)

May 13, 2022

Camp Cope showcased songs from their third album Running with the Hurricane and played all their favourites to an enthusiastic crowd at Enmore Theatre supported by Australian Hip Hop artist Birdz. Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.  

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Album of the Week: Camp Cope – Running with the Hurricane (2022 LP)

March 25, 2022

Camp Cope recently covered Sam Fender’s track “Seventeen Going Under”. There’s a line in the song that’s gone TikTok viral, but also equally represents the progression of Camp Cope pretty well. ‘That’s the thing with anger/ it begs to stick around’. It’s poignant and pertinent but easily highlights the longevity and mentality of the Melbourne […]

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Is it time Western Sydney music receives the respect it deserves?

February 4, 2022

With a population of approximately 6 million people, Sydney is the largest city of Australia. And just like every other city in the country, Sydney has many suburbs, cultures, sub-cultures, communities and milieus that make it culturally and artistically rich. The most important, and often overlooked, is Western Sydney. Always seen as the poorer and […]

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Track of the Week: Camp Cope “Blue” (2021)

November 10, 2021

After three and a half years, Melbourne’s Camp Cope are back! We’re might still be champing at the bit for news about that as-yet-unannounced third album, but if latest single “Blue” is anything to go by, it’ll be worth the wait. Softer, more relaxed, and a little more refined than the Camp Cope of old, […]

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Track of the Week: Georgia Maq ft. Alice Ivy “Someone Stranger” (2021)

July 28, 2021

Naarm / Melbourne’s Georgia Maq and Alice Ivy have teamed up on the fun new party banger, “Someone Stranger” and we are delighted to have this as our Track of the Week. Georgia is singer, songwriter and guitarist for Camp Cope, and in 2019 released her debut LP, Pleaser. Annika Schmarsel, a songwriter and producer whose stage name is […]

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (08.02.19)

February 11, 2019

Laneway Festival rolled into Hart’s Mill again on Friday, with a huge lineup including Gang of Youths, What So Not, Courtney Barnett, Camp Cope, Rex Orange County, and more, each act drawing massive crowds throughout the day. Our photographer Kerrie Geier was there to bring you these shots.

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Meet 5 deserving acts who just scored their first ARIA nominations

October 12, 2018

Well well well, Amy Shark should be blushing a big right now. After writing her most recent hit “I Said Hi” about the music industry ignoring her until the release of her 2016 breakout hit “Adore,” the industry itself has just done her a huge favour, nominating her for nine different ARIA awards, the most […]

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Single of the Day: Camp Cope “How To Socialise and Make Friends” (2018)

February 5, 2018

Melbourne rockers Camp Cope had a massive 2017. From sticking it to festivals, to releasing some of their best work to date, the trio proved that they’re a force to be reckoned with. Their new offering “How To Socialise and Make Friends” is the title track off their upcoming album, set for release on March […]

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Watch Camp Cope bring “The Opener” to the Sydney Opera House

January 12, 2018

It’s safe to say that Camp Cope have had quite the New Year so far. Remaining fiercely opinionated and honest with their music and their message, it has been nothing short of inspiring to see the strength these three women have presented themselves with, in the face of constant backlash that has come their way. Their […]

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Festival Review: Dune Rats find Scott Green, Camp Cope shine on New Year’s Day in Byron Bay

January 2, 2018

With heads pounding and only the cicadas and Kookaburras making noise, the eerie silence of a camp ground at 6am on New Years Day is something to behold. Making the seemingly genius decision to get up early and have a cold shower was the kick start needed to get 2018 underway. What wasn’t envisaged was […]

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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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Best New Music Mondays ft. Jack River, Pataphysics & more (November 27th)

November 27, 2017

Whether you’re into some hard hitting rhymes coming from Omar Musa, intricate production style from Melbourne’s Pataphysics or some glorious new material from Jack River and Walken, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our new playlist and start adding to your own with these choice cuts from Australia and abroad.   ———- This content has recently been […]

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Camp Cope’s “The Opener” paints a beautifully brutal picture of being a woman in music

November 17, 2017

“Treat them like queens until they disagree,” Georgia Maq sings, though in the pointed tones of her voice, the words are delivered with extra potency. “[and] never reflect to think, ‘Wait, maybe the problem was me’…” The Melbourne trio’s new single “The Opener” is the first we’re hearing from the highly anticipated sophomore Camp Cope album […]

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Live Review: Camp Cope headlines a huge line up at the Corner for Night One of 2017’s Poison City Weekender

September 18, 2017

Poison City Weekender surfaces each year in the wake of BIGSOUND – Melbourne nonchalantly shrugging its shoulders and reminding Australia of why it’s the music capital. The first night of this year’s PCW was exactly that; an evening of some of Melbourne’s finest coolly sharing the stage with international acts, shrugging their shoulders and showing […]

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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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Camp Cope to support Against Me! on May Australian tour

February 7, 2017

US rockers Against Me! will be back in Australia this year for the Groovin The Moo tour and have this week announced a slew of headline dates to show off their new album, Shape Shift With Me. Also announced to be joining them on the road will be Melbourne’s Camp Cope, who’ve already gotten their 2017 off to a […]

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Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival lights up Sydney College of the Arts in Rozelle (04.02.17)

February 6, 2017

Sixteen years ago, Sum 41 released an album titled All Killer, No Filler. In late 2016, Laneway Festival made a line up announcement that was pretty much the same thing: all killer, no filler. As the festival made its way to Sydney on the first weekend of February 2017, pretty much all acts went about […]

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Festival Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – FCAC & The River’s Edge, Melbourne (28.01.17)

January 30, 2017

You know those choose-your-own-adventure novels, the ones you read as a kid? With the exception of dying in 90% of the story lines, the Laneway Festival is like that – bear with me here. There’s thirty-six acts, and where you start, stop and travel is entirely up to you. I asked my maths-genius friend to […]

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Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Brisbane Showgrounds (26.01.17)

January 27, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicked off for another year yesterday, celebrating the public holiday out on the east coast at the Brisbane Showgrounds. With acts including A.B. ORIGINAL, Gang of Youths, Whitney and Tame Impala all taking to stages throughout the day and evening, punters showed up in strong numbers to get around it. Photos by Andrew Wade. [print_gllr […]

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The 40 Best Singles of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 17, 2017

You may have been keeping up with our recent ‘Best of 2016’ series over the last week and as we get stuck into a year of new music, we take a final look back at the songs that made our year. Throwing voting open to our contributors, we’ve compiled 40 of the best songs that […]

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The 40 Best Australian Albums of 2016: From Outlier to Reclaim Australia

January 16, 2017

Last week we delivered our Top 40 Albums of 2016, as voted by our contributors – some huge albums from chart dominating artists entered in, as did some breakthrough records from bands on the homefront we were still getting to know. We go another level deeper and look at the Top Australian releases as part […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part Two): The Top 20

January 12, 2017

Top 20’s are always hard to pull together. As we saw with the first part of our Best Albums of 2016 countdown, the list was looking to be a varied one, with records from bands including Descendents, The Hotelier, Julia Jacklin and NO ZU all making the cut. As we look to the Top 20 records (as voted by our […]

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3rd Annual AU Award Winners Revealed: A.B. Original, Remi, NGAIIRE, Colin Lillie & more come out on top

December 15, 2016

What an absolute trip 2016 has been as we’ve immersed ourselves in incredible live music scenes around the country. We’ve seen some stellar artists emerge from all corners, really making the year their own. As 2016 approaches its final weeks, the Australian industry and its artists have been celebrated in all different forms; from multiple […]

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2016 AU Awards: Your ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ nominees

December 14, 2016

This week, it’s all about the nominees of this year’s AU Awards and what their 2016’s have been like. We’ve already delved into our nominations for Male and Female Artist of the Year respectively, and now we turn to those bands and soloists who have come out the gates strongly and have backed up the […]

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NGAIIRE, Camp Cope, Tash Sultana take multiple nominations in this year’s AU Awards!

December 9, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, the Australian music industry is by no means slowing down and heading into any type of hibernation for the holidays. With our summer festival season just ramping up, the last few months seem to have been all about celebrating some amazing talent doing amazing things both in the studio […]

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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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Review: Victoria’s best celebrated at The Age Music Victoria Awards

November 21, 2016

The dimly lit underground haunt of 170 Russell was packed with the best and brightest of Victorian music,  gathering for The Age Music Victoria Awards and after party! Certain awards were decided by popular vote: the choice of the punters, after all, being the deciding factor in the success of artists. The air was jubilant, and […]

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