Chet Faker

Live Review: Nick Murphy – Enmore Theatre, Sydney

May 17, 2019

Identity in music is something all artists must have. Having people know who they are is a massive positive, but for a lot of acts, it isn’t the be all and end all. For most artists though, knowing who they are is intrinsic to their success and self-satisfaction in their work. For Nick Murphy his […]

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Album of the Week: Nick Murphy’s Run Fast Sleep Naked forms an experience of enlightenment

April 29, 2019

Although Nick Murphy (formerly known as Chet Faker) has been consistent in releasing new singles over the past few years, Friday saw the release of his first album, Run Fast Sleep Naked, since 2014. The Melbournian artist has spent four years travelling around the world, recording content in places where he felt the most creatively […]

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Live Review: Nick Murphy debuts his sonic evolution at the Sydney Opera House

June 2, 2017

The debut of Nick Murphy’s Missing Link at the Opera House was not so much a concert as it was an odyssey – a journey through the life and death of Chet Faker, and his rebirth as Nick Murphy. Much has already been said about the change in Murphy’s moniker, but from the opening moments […]

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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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NYC’s Panorama Festival to feature Aussies Tame Impala, Nick Murphy, Jagwar Ma and Vance Joy amongst NIN, Alt-J and more

January 10, 2017

Situated in the Randall’s Island parklands, and delivered by the same folks who bring us Coachella (Golden Voice), NYC’s Panorama Festival is showcasing a jaw-dropping wealth of talent for their 2017 event. After debuting in 2016 with a lineup that boasted Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar, The National, LCD Soundsystem and Run the Jewels, just […]

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“Hoops” beats out “King Kunta” as The Rubens take out triple j’s Hottest 100!

January 27, 2016

In case you were on a radio/social media black out yesterday or simply didn’t pay enough mind to tap into every conversation surrounding the formation of the 2015 Hottest 100, some boys from Menangle beat Kendrick Lamar to the top spot. With their tune “Hoops”, The Rubens were named #1 in the poll that saw […]

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Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote & more nominated for APRA Song of the Year!

January 19, 2016

The 20 contenders for this year’s APRA Song of the Year accolade have been announced this week, with a diverse range of Australian songwriters being acknowledged for some great releases through 2015. There were thousands of votes taken in over the last month or so, with a mix of established artists and emerging frontrunners on […]

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Chet Faker, Courtney Barnett, and Meg Mac join Kanye West, The Strokes, and Beck on the massive line up for Governors Ball 2016

January 8, 2016

Aussie acts continue to climb row by row on American festival lineup posters, with a great example being the massive new program for this year’s Governors Ball, which takes place in June on Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Headlined by the likes of Chicago rapper-producer Kanye West, indie rock gods The Strokes and […]

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The State of Affairs: Latest Music Industry News – 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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Album News Weekly: 25th November 2015

November 25, 2015

In This Issue: It’s all the electronic pop you can handle this week as the warmer weather tempts us into those summer parties. Check out the new releases from the likes of Troye Sivan, Plaitum and Icelandic DJ Airplane and Spaceship, as well as big hitters Coldplay and the jazzy couple of the year Chet […]

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Live Review: Chet Faker – Sydney Opera House Forecourt (06.11.15)

November 8, 2015

The beard may be gone, but rest assured – Chet Faker is still the king of Australian soul music. On Friday, thousands of fans flocked into the infamous Opera House forecourt for the first show in the new summer series that will welcome both Tame Impala and Florence and the Machine to the prestigious venue. […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 6th – November 8th.

November 5, 2015

There are some fantastic shows kicking off around the country this weekend, from The Darkness marking their Australian return in Adelaide on Friday, to Mumford & Sons doing their thing in Brisbane. On a local front, one of our faves The Paper Kites set up for a SOLD OUT show in Sydney, while Australian legends […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: October 30th – November 1st.

October 29, 2015

Chet Faker – Melbourne & Brisbane Chet returns to Australia for some of his biggest shows yet, hitting Melbourne and Brisbane this weekend! Having spent much of 2015 abroad, the ARIA winner has been busy collaboratin’, producin’ and accruing a legion of fans on social media who are…loyal, to say the least. Chet’s Australian shows […]

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Chet Faker to headline Ray Ban x Boiler Room event

October 8, 2015

Australia’s hottest export Chet Faker is set to headline the Ray Ban x Boiler Room event in Melbourne on November 10. Faker, along with his beard, will be performing a live DJ set, as well as hand picking the other performers for the event. Click through for details… The Ray Ban x Boiler Room series […]

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Festival Review: St Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Perth Cultural Precinct (09.02.13)

February 11, 2013

Well that’s it. The last Laneway Festival of the year has come and gone. The festivals run of shows came to a sweltering sold-out climax at Perth’s Cultural precinct. Looking at the line-up (Of Monsters and Men & The Reubens in particular) it’s hardly surprising that Perth along with a number of the other dates […]

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