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Live Review: Expo Liaison imitated the ’80s but created a refreshing festival experience in Sydney

August 27, 2018

Expo Liaison was billed as Client Liaison‘s three date-festival in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane that would follow the flair, colour and spirit of the 1980’s. Headlined by Client Liaison, the festival featured special guest John Farnham, DJ John Howard, Luke Million featuring KLP, No Zu, Alice Ivy, Total Giovanni, Ken Davis, Kon and Rainbow Chan. […]

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Hit Thredbo’s slopes with Red Bull Music and Client Liaison next month

June 29, 2018

The Thredbo Alpine Hotel is going to be more than just a getaway for Aussie ski bunnies this July, set to host Red Bull Music, Client Liaison and a swag of party starters by the pool. With a  backdrop like the Australian Alps, you couldn’t ask for a more unique way to spend a wintry day, […]

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Review: Primavera Sound in Barcelona cements itself as the world’s finest music festival

June 8, 2018

Over the weekend, I made my way to Barcelona in Catalonia for the second time; a return to the iconic festival Primavera Sound, a sprawling four day event that showcased the finest acts in the world, alongside the hottest, buzziest new acts to watch. With the main music starting around 7pm and running all the […]

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Client Liaison set to provide a new festival experience this August…. Expo Liaison

May 14, 2018

“We’re dedicated in taking a multisensory approach unlike anything which has come before us…” This is what Client Liaison are promising to us as they set to embark on a travelling exhibition tour this August. Presented by triple J and coming to four different cities, the indie-pop duo promise to guide us through a 7-hour […]

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Alex The Astronaut, Client Liaison, Didirri & more for Primavera Pro 2018

May 14, 2018

The annual Primavera festival is fast approaching, with this year’s festival held from May 30th through to June 3rd in Barcelona. Thanks to a number of collaborations between Primavera Pro, Primavera Sound and  numerous national offices, this year’s Primavera festival features the likes of Australia, Chile, South Africa and the Balearic Islands, totalling up to […]

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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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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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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is Paul Kelly and Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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The Shins set to return to Australia for December’s Fairgrounds Festival

August 17, 2017

Steel your indie loving hearts, because this year’s Fairgrounds Festival is about to take ’em on a ride this December as the country NSW festival welcomes The Shins back to Australia along with a stellar line up of artist for an unforgettable weekend in Berry. On December 8th & 9th, punters can catch The Shins with the […]

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Our top 10 acts of Splendour in the Grass 2017

July 26, 2017

Non-headliners ruled Splendour in the Grass this year, and if anything defined the festival for 2017 it was that interest is shifting towards locals who are giving it their all, swiftly outshining headliners for what has become the proving ground for many a homegrown musician over the years. As a festival, Splendour is one of […]

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Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day Three) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (23.07.17)

July 24, 2017

The third and final run of programming for Splendour weekend 2017 saw the likes of Sigur Rós return to the North Byron Parklands – this time taking to the Amphitheatre Stage – while some Aussie favourites in Client Liaison and Kirin J. Callinan provided standout moments of the day and evening. With LCD Soundsystem on hand for everyone to dance themselves […]

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A.B Original triumph, Tina Arena surprises and Sigur Rós transcend for Splendour in the Grass Day Three

July 24, 2017

Saving the best for last – even after that Powderfinger reunion – Splendour 2017 closed out with what very well may be its single best day in years. The quality on offer from start to finish was undeniable, upheld by both locals and internationals who were clearly set on not letting Bernard Fanning own the […]

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Live Review: Confidence Man, Tkay Maidza and more stand strong at Curve Ball 2017

June 14, 2017

On Sunday of the Queen’s birthday long weekend, Vivid Sydney took their creative lighting installations to a new level combining with them with some top dance music artists for an ultimate audio visual experience at Curve Ball. After the success of its debut in 2016, the guys from Fuzzy who take care of Field Day, Harbourlife […]

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Tickets for Sydney’s SAFIA-headlined Curve Ball now on sale

April 3, 2017

Taking off for its second year this June, Curve Ball returns to Carriageworks for a winter soiree featuring some of our best dance-inciting artists as part of Vivid Sydney. To be headlined by SAFIA, the mini-festival also features stellar talent in the likes of Tkay Maidza and Client Liaison, while emerging superstars of the game in Confidence Man, Thandi Phoenix and more […]

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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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Client Liaison embarking on national Diplomatic Immunity tour through March & April

January 20, 2017

ICYMI, the Client Liaison boys are hitting the road for their biggest headline tour yet. With their debut album Diplomatic Immunity doing the roads (quite brilliantly, we’ll add), the Melbourne band are due to embark on their national album tour in just a few months. Taking Luke Million on the road with them, Client Liaison will be showcasing […]

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Review: The Falls Music & Arts Festival stands strong amid a jam-packed Australian festival season

January 3, 2017

There was something different about the Falls Music & Arts Festival in 2016. Even now, a few days on from New Year’s Eve, I can’t put my finger on it. Following the Victorian event’s temporary relocation to Mt. Duneed Estate last year, we returned to the hallowed and lush surrounds of the Great Otway National Park in Lorne and […]

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Heading to the Falls Festival? Lock these artists down on your list of must-sees.

December 23, 2016

The Falls Music and Arts Festival remains one of our favourites on the summer calendar; whether you’re headed for the forest surrounds of the long-running Lorne event, the envious lush getaway vibes Marion Bay offers, the newer stomping grounds at Byron Bay or, in 2017, downtown Fremantle, Falls offers punters a festival experience unlike many […]

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Client Liaison launch summer clothing and accessories collection

November 28, 2016

The animated turn-of-the-nineties pastiche that defines Client Liaison’s aesthetic has been focused into a limited edition fashion collection, nodding heavily to the heat of Australia’s summer season with beach focused clothing and accessories for women and men. Harvey Miller and Monte Morgan of the incredibly popular – and wickedly fun – Melbourne band have co-designed […]

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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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Talking all things fashion and music with Client Liaison

November 11, 2016

The Client Liaison boys Harvey and Monte are always ahead of the trends and are known for their on point #farshun choices. Honestly, how do we keep up? Thanks to a collaboration with Kirsty Barros, this luxury summer line brings us every bit of peach and lime goodness in stylish apparel and accessories. It’s hard to feel […]

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Album News Weekly: 14th October 2016.

October 14, 2016

This Week in Album News… we’ve got a bit o’ country, a bit of soul; Client Liaison drop Diplomatic Immunity on us, while The Molochs unveil America’s Velvet Glory. FREYA JOSEPHINE HOLLICK Hollick’s new album The Unceremonious Junking of Me is out on November 11th through Heart of the Rat Records; made over three sessions at the Main Bar in […]

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Client Liaison, Holy Holy, NGAIIRE, Gordi & more named in Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition shortlist!

October 4, 2016

The 2016 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition shortlist has today been unveiled, with 90 finalists being selected to proceed forward to the final stage of judging. Three prizes are up for grabs as always: the $50,000 first prize courtesy of APRA and Alberts Music, a $10,000 second prize thanks to AMPAL (Australasian Music Publishers Association) and […]

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Yours & Owls set times are now out – get to planning!

September 15, 2016

The 2016 Yours & Owls Festival has released their official set times and map for the event taking off in Wollongong this October! Heading to Stuart Park is a stellar round of local and international names including Client Liaison, Big Scary, Bleached (pictured), Black Mountain, DMA’s and more – with a limited third and final release of tickets now on sale, you still have […]

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Chance the Rapper and Childish Gambino both set for Field Day in Sydney!

August 30, 2016

Field Day is a must for many music fans keen to keep the New Year’s party going well into January 1st and for their 2017 event, the Sydney festival organisers have confirmed both Chance the Rapper and Childish Gambino to appear. For fans of both artists, being able to catch them on the same line up, especially at a […]

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Single of the Day: Client Liaison “Wild Life” (2016)

August 22, 2016

Long may Client Liaison reign as purveyors of the glam. Purveyors of the funk. Wearers of magnificent power blazers and vests. Fresh out the gate with their new single “Wild Life”, the Melbourne group have come swinging – another musical gem of full of colour, co-written by Geordie Hewitt (Cleopold) and mixed by the master Eric J Dubowsky (Flight […]

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Yours & Owls come out swinging with one huge festival line up for October

June 14, 2016

Well, they promised it would be bigger. They promised it would be better. And in 2016 – the Yours & Owls crew have certainly delivered on the above in pulling together what is easily one of our favourite festival line ups we’ve seen yet. Some of the country’s best (not to mention some rad international […]

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Live Review: Client Liaison – Fat Controller, Adelaide (10.06.16)

June 12, 2016

I’m rarely totally surprised at club shows these days. Sometimes there’ll be a moment or two that’ll take me off-guard, but not often. But then, then, there are moments that will have me looking around and noticing everyone else around me is having the same, ‘Is this actually happening?’ point of recognition. Cue Monte Morgan emerging from […]

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Live Review: Client Liaison – Metro Theatre, Sydney (27.05.16)

May 31, 2016

When I saw Client Liaison for the first time live at Groovin’ The Moo this past April, I was blown away. The enigmatic frontman Monte Morgan had the crowd eating out of the palm of his hand, solidifying the two-turned-four piece band as the act of the day. With such high standards, I was genuinely […]

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