Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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Festival Recap: Day One at Austin City Limits (Weekend 2) – Zilker Park, Austin (07.10.16)

October 9, 2016

Austin City Limits began its second weekend in spectacular fashion with a lineup filled with just about anything you could want. Headlined by the iconic rock band Radiohead, the day was filled with up and coming names and established world superstars. A new weekend brought another mass of over 100,000 fans from all over the […]

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Flume’s Skin takes a hat-trick of ARIA Awards at official event in Sydney today!

October 5, 2016

At the official ARIA Award nominations event in Sydney today (still underway), Flume‘s 2016 album Skin has cleaned up, taking away three awards for Best Cover Art, Best Engineer and Producer of the Year. “We’re making incredible music here and everyone should be very proud of that.” engineer Eric J Dubowsky said, accepting his award for his work on the […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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Fine Arts, Best Comedy and Artisan ARIA Award nominees announced!

October 3, 2016

We’re entering ARIA Award territory for another year, with the first round of nominees (Fine Arts, Artisan and Best Comedy) being announced, the winners to be announced at the official ARIA Nominations Event in Sydney this Wednesday. Already, Flume and The Avalanches have had their latest records recognised across all three artisan categories, an impressive indicator of […]

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7 Unmissable Artists at Austin City Limits 2016!

September 30, 2016

Austin City Limits began as one of the most important television programs spotlighting the greatest music the world had to offer. So the fact it shares its name with one of the biggest music festivals on the planet tells you all you need to know about the magnitude and excellence of Texas’s biggest music festival. […]

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Flume unveils new track, “Healer”, for new Keep Sydney Open promo video

September 27, 2016

Just days after 18 plaques were unveiled by Keep Sydney Open to commemorate live music venues and the artists who cut their teeth in gaining invaluable experience on their stages, the anti-lockout law group have followed it up with a new promo video featuring the sounds of one of the city’s favourite exports, Flume. The new video, running […]

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Keep Sydney Open to install special plaques at fallen venues through the lockout zone tonight

September 23, 2016

Tonight in Sydney, 18 plaques will be unveiled across the city in front of shut down venues, a move by Keep Sydney Open to further highlight how damaging the Callinan review of the State Government’s lockout laws have been to Sydney’s live music culture. The venues involved have been integral to many artists and represent poignant […]

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The Best On Ground at the 25th Anniversary of Lollapalooza!

August 6, 2016

The 2016 edition of Lollapalooza was the biggest Lolla of all time. This is indisputable, due to the fact it expanded from three to four days for the first time. This change was meant to celebrate 25 years since the first Lollapalooza. The increase in days and bands allowed for more opportunities for fans to […]

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Flume, LCD Soundsystem and more help close out the 25th year of Lollapalooza in Chicago

August 1, 2016

Lollapalooza closed outs its 25th year celebration in big time fashion Sunday night. Sunday night lacked the giant headliners that Friday and Saturday had but had plenty of star power and variety to close out in perfect fashion. LCD Soundsystem and Elle Goulding had the honors of closing out the two main stages. The two […]

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Our picks for Lollapalooza 2016 (and which Aussies to watch out for)!

July 29, 2016

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park in beautiful Chicago this weekend, with a huge line up of performers locked in for the next three days and nights of inner city live music. We love being out there, soaking up the atmosphere and seeing what surprises pop up at the official festival after-shows, not to mention […]

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triple j releases its Splendour in the Grass programming schedule for next weekend!

July 18, 2016

triple j has unveiled one hell of a live music broadcast this morning, with the release of their Splendour in the Grass programming list for the weekend. If you missed out on tickets to the Byron Bay event, don’t even stress – just tune on in and listen to a wide array of live sets, interviews […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2016…So Far

July 13, 2016

Having tipped the midway point of 2016, we asked our team to look back on what’s been a strong six months of new music releases already. Across the genres, there’ve been some stellar local and international albums dropping and drawing some heated conversation across fandoms. Whether it was in The Drones‘ release of arguably their […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of February 2016

June 22, 2016

Our ICYMI series continues this week, as we take a look back at the music videos we vibed on throughout February this year. From Troye Sivan‘s “Youth” to Violent Soho‘s “Viceroy” and Bullet For My Valentine‘s “Worthless”, the second month of 2016 saw some big hitters drop impressive visuals. Hit play on the below and take a look/listen! Playlist Troye […]

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Album News Weekly: 27th May 2016

May 27, 2016

In This Issue: A wide range of fresh tunes this week from electro to thrasher, broaden your ear drums and enjoy! FLUME After writing in hotel rooms, aeroplanes, trains, taxis and tour vans, Flume’s album Skin is available today via Future Classic! FUJIYA & MIYAGI Brighton based outfit Fujiya & Miyagi will be releases new music in EP […]

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Aussies Abroad: Flume announces massive world tour through NZ, USA & Europe

May 5, 2016

From forth the beaches of Sydney springs greatness, and his name is Flume. The country’s biggest electronic producer at the minute has just announced a huge world tour to support his sophomore album SKIN and this one looks to be one for the books. While the Australian dates fall at the end of 2015 in November and […]

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Flume announces huge world tour dates; heading around Australia this November & December

May 5, 2016

From forth the beaches of Sydney has sprung greatness, and his name is Flume. The country’s biggest electronic producer at the minute has just announced a huge world tour to support his sophomore album SKIN and this one looks to be one for the books. While the Australian dates fall at the end of 2015 in […]

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Single of the Day: Flume ft. Tove Lo “Say It” (2016)

April 28, 2016

Flume‘s second LP Skin, set for release next month, is still building hype with its incredible run of singles. The latest release, “Say It”, juxtaposes distorted beats with the incredible vocals of Tove Lo. Along with the release of this single, Flume’s also announced the other guests set to feature on his record, including the likes […]

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Here’s who is playing on what day at Splendour in the Grass 2016

April 13, 2016

This morning Splendour in the Grass dropped a massive lineup on us, with headliners including The Cure, The Strokes and – holy shit – The Avalanches. Also announced is the day-by-day breakdown of the lineup, raising the inevitable speculation of which day is going to the best. Friday 22nd July The festival’s first day is […]

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Single of the Day: Flume “Wall Fuck” (2016)

April 12, 2016

Flume‘s forthcoming second album is one of the most anticipated Aussie releases of the year and after dropping killer singles “Never Be Like You” with Kai and “Smoke & Retribution” with Vince Stapes and KuÄŤka, he’s released the intense instrumental track “Wall Fuck”. It’s unlike anything we’ve heard from Flume before, driven by a huge […]

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Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

April 12, 2016

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is huge. Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at The Strokes, while rumoured headliners The Cure have also been confirmed. The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels, […]

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Flume, RĂśFĂśS, Slumberjack & more Aussies announced for Lollapalooza Chicago!

March 27, 2016

Lollapalooza has brought the noise once more with its 2016 line up, bringing a massive round of artists through to Grant Park in Chicago this July. For the festival’s flagship event, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining the four day event. Over 170 artists have been announced, representing some of the best popular music […]

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Lollapalooza names its full line up for Chicago, headlined by Radiohead and the Red Hot Chili Peppers!

March 25, 2016

Lollapalooza has brought the noise once more with its 2016 line up, bringing a massive round of artists through to Grant Park in Chicago this July. For the festival’s flagship event, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining the four day event. Over 170 artists have been announced, representing some of the best popular […]

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Montreal’s Osheaga Festival announces 2016 lineup, featuring Aussies Flume, The Cat Empire, The Paper Kites, and more!

February 25, 2016

Canadian music festival Osheaga has revealed its 2016 lineup, headlined by Radiohead, Lana Del Ray, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Joining the slew of impressive acts will be Australia’s very own RĂśFĂśS (or RĂśFĂśS DU SOL as they’re known in North America), Flume, Hiatus Kaiyote, The Cat Empire, and The Paper Kites. Osheaga 2016 will take […]

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Music Video of the Day: Flume ft. Kai “Never Be Like You” (2016)

February 19, 2016

Not surprisingly, Flume‘s latest outing in “Never Be Like You” has been riding strong on top of various radio charts throughout Australia and throughout the music blogosphere and rightly so – the producer’s knack for not only linking up with great talent, but also rolling out some tidy arrangements has only continued to strengthen. “Never […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival – Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne (13.02.16)

February 16, 2016

Melbourne turned on a perfect summer’s day as a sold out Laneway Festival crowd descended on the banks of the Maribyrnong River for what was nothing less than a spectacular day of music. With a lineup on show sporting the likes of Flume, CHVRCHES, and Purity Ring to name only a few, there was little […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival – RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane (06.02.16)

February 8, 2016

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, colloquially referred to as Laneway, has taken on many forms since its inception of what it’s known as now in 2005. It only came to Brisbane in 2007, and marks only one more year short of a decade of the highly anticipated Brisbane event. This year, the big honchos were Beach […]

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Single of the Day: Flume ft. Vince Staples and KuÄŤka “Smoke & Retribution” (2016)

February 4, 2016

A new taste of the highly anticipated Flume album has just been released, and it features Vince Staples and Perth singer/producer KuÄŤka. Flume’s style of warped beats get a little more distorted in this one, before feeling as dreamy as we’re used to when KuÄŤka’s divine vocals come in. Check it out here: Flume’s second LP Skin […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival Singapore – The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay (30.01.16)

January 31, 2016

Ah, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, we meet again. In this year’s edition of the acclaimed indie music festival, organisers pulled out all stops when it came to righting the wrongs of yesteryear – and have duly redeemed themselves. In 2015, much was made about the mismanagement of crowds, the poor choice of the placement of […]

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Flume’s Skin preview – what to take away from it?

January 5, 2016

Flume gon’ done dropped a preview of his sophomore album Skin this morning, sending fans into an understandable bit of a tizz. The EDM wunderkind of 2012 has been toiling away hard on the follow up to his impressive debut release, pulling off ambitious live shows around the world and more recently, doling out the […]

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