Interview: Bede Kennedy of Castlecomer (AUS) talks launching in the States, Sydney’s lock out laws and Christmas plans

December 20, 2018

Sydney-bred band Castlecomer are turning up the heat in the US after their hit “Fire Alarm” landed the #6 spot on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart. The boys have broken their hectic American schedule to return home for the festive season and I was lucky enough to steal half an hour of lead singer Bede Kennedy’s […]

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Five Aussie acts set to make waves at SXSW Festival 2019 in Austin, Texas

October 19, 2018

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival is an annual conference held in Austin, Texas, and is the number one hot spot for eyeing down your fav new artists. Mixed with a bunch of industry legends and newbies from around the world, artists perform in front of industry professionals, media and fans at venues ranging from […]

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Gang of Youths, Marlon Williams, Brightness & more feature on SXSW Music line up for 2018

October 11, 2017

The first line up for next year’s SXSW music festival dropped in the early hours, unveiling an impressive list of global names set to be performing in and around Austin, Texas, from March 12th – 18th. Returning names include the likes of Shamir, Marlon Williams and Milk & Bone, while the Australian contingent boasts some of our favourite established and […]

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Sounds Australia reveals four massive showcases in Austin for SXSW 2017

March 3, 2017

The Sounds Australia crew have come out guns blazing for their annual line up of showcase events for SXSW this year. Always renowned for their curation of stellar emerging and established Australian talent at events the world over, this SXSW foray is not to be missed if you’re soon to be Austin-bound. The massive four showcases include […]

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Castlecomer, LANKS, Allan Smithy & more set for the Surry Hills Festival in September

August 15, 2016

The 14th Surry Hills Festival takes over the Sydney suburb next month across Ward Park, Shannon Reserve, Tudor Reserve, The Clock Hotel and Crown Street (not to mention venues, laneways and spaces in between) – opening its doors to music and art fans to come and enjoy some rad local talent. The live music program has been […]

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Single of the Day: Castlecomer “The Noise” (2016)

April 15, 2016

New Castlecomer! Yes! The band have been in the studio through early 2016 working on their new EP All of the Noise, but have now given us a taste of what to be expecting in new single “The Noise”. It’s a great little addition to the list of impressive tunes the band have been churning out […]

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