The 20 Best Australian Albums of 2017!

December 21, 2017

There’s no mistaking it, 2017 has been a stellar year for Australian music. We’ve seen Aussies surge forward internationally, while the term ‘household name’ has never been truer for some as this year has rolled out. As we approach the end of 2017, we’ve put together our annual End Of list, representing the 20 Best Australian […]

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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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New Music Mondays (November 13th)

November 13, 2017

A brand new week is upon us and as we hurtle towards the end of 2017, the new music is keeping on coming to tide us over. Check out new tunes from some great Aussie talent including Grenadiers, Stella Donnelly and Eves Karydas, not to mention the return of N*E*R*D and Angel Olsen‘s “Sans”. ———- This content has recently been ported […]

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A.B. Original fuel the ARIA win bonfire with a massive night at the SA Music Awards

November 10, 2017

2017 is A.B. Original‘s year. What started as an EP’s worth collection of material written over a span of a few days by Trials and Briggs, soon turned into one of the country’s most important albums and definitely, one of the most acclaimed this year. At the South Australian Music Awards in Adelaide overnight, the group continued their […]

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Music Video of the Day: Grenadiers “Long Way Down” (2017)

November 1, 2017

Adelaide rockers Grenadiers edge closer to the release of Album Number Three in Find Something You Love and Let It Kill You, due out on November 10th, with the release of their latest music video – “Long Way Down”. Taking on a distinctive Midnight Oil-esque Aussie vibe, the video puts the trio out amongst the country and […]

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A.B. Original leads nominations for 2017 South Australian Music Awards

October 4, 2017

Celebrating their third awards event in November, the 2017 South Australian Music Awards have today unveiled their nominees, with A.B. Original leading the pack with a massive six noms to their name. On their heels, Tkay Maidza has four nominations while emerging SA talent DyspOra, Lonelyspeck and Bec Stevens have made their mark on the list this year. The event itself has […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Grenadiers “Panic Attack” (2017)

July 19, 2017

‘Grenadiers, mate.’ It’s a short but sweet sentence I found myself uttering through much of last year, whenever asked who would be counted as an exciting musical export out of Adelaide. The trio have been touring consistently while working on the follow up record to 2015’s acclaimed Summer album – you can even catch Grenadiers on […]

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Music Video of the Day: Grenadiers “Suburban Life” (2017)

April 4, 2017

Adelaide trio Grenadiers gave us the first taste of their upcoming third album last week with “Suburban Life”, a big, driving track with punchy guitars, shout-along refrain and persistent rhythm. As if the track wasn’t enough of a gift, the trio today dropped an accompanying video, which looks like it’s come straight off mid 90s RAGE. It’s […]

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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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Live Review: Stonecutters (Night #2) – Queen’s Theatre, Adelaide (17.09.16)

September 21, 2016

It’s rare that you get an event like Stonecutters come through Adelaide with as much gusto as this event has done now, two years running. It’s grown up for 2016, moving to the larger digs of the old Queen’s Theatre and expanded over two nights instead of cramming bands into one. Boasting a line up of […]

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Dune Rats, The Bennies, Alex Lahey…hit ‘play’ & plan for the Stonecutters two-dayer in Adelaide!

September 14, 2016

Okay, so last year, the crew at 5/4 Entertainment threw one hell of a party within the hallowed walls of the Freemasons Hall in Adelaide. It was raucous, featuring some amazing local rock and punk talent and it was quite obvious that it was setting a high bar for any similar event to follow. This weekend, […]

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Dune Rats and The Bennies head up Adelaide’s STONECUTTERS festival this September

July 20, 2016

The first edition of the Stonecutters mini-festival had Adelaide rock music fans pour into the Masonic Hall on North Terrace for a night of debauchery to be remembered. A resounding success, we’re stoked to see its return in 2016 – a bigger and definitely more fleshed out affair than before. Moving to the iconic Queen’s […]

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Aussies at The Great Escape: Spotlight on 2016 Showcase Artists, Grenadiers!

May 18, 2016

Continuing to globe hop through the early months of 2016, a strong contingent of Australian bands have now found themselves in Brighton, UK for The Great Escape. Descending upon the beachside English town for the next three days and nights of live music showcases and conferences, the musicians flying the flag for our area of […]

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Shihad celebrating 20 years of The Fish Album with east coast Australian tour this June & July

April 27, 2016

Celebrating the release of their breakthrough album, Shihad are touring the affectionately regarded The Fish Album around the Australian east coast this year! The album, the NZ band’s debut self-titled effort, turns 20 this year and is going to be seeing a special reissue on both vinyl and in digital formats. The tour will be the first for […]

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Single of the Day: Grenadiers “Live Fast, Diabetes” (2016)

February 15, 2016

Adelaide lads, the Grenadiers, are soon to be on the road for another blistering tour of Australian venues next month but before they warm back up for the gigs, they’ve given fans a new slice of heat in new single “Live Fast, Diabetes”. Self-recorded by the band and mixed by James Balderston, the newy is […]

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The Hills Are Alive announce full line up & make tickets available to public

February 9, 2016

The complete line-up for the eighth The Hills Are Alive has been announced and for the first time in the event’s history a limited allocation of tickets has been made available to the general public. The line-up includes Bad//Dreams, The Belligerents, Fraser A Gorman, Grenadiers, Running Touch, Arthur Penn and the Funky Ten, Venus Court, Fossil Fuel and many […]

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Darren Hanlon, Moses Gunn Collective, Gang of Youths, Mathas included in final AMP album longlist!

January 12, 2016

The 11th Australian Music Prize (AMP) has today announced the final additions to its longlist for its award this year, with 56 albums being given the greenlight by its panel of judges. It’s been a tough process for the judges this year, sorting through the multitude of submissions from Australian artists but as the final […]

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Win a double pass to see Unwritten Law in your city!

November 30, 2015

KillRockStar Entertainment are bringing San Diego melodic punk rock stalwarts Unwritten Law back to Australia for their Love Is The Law tour this December, with very special guests, Adelaide’s Grenadiers. Formed in Poway, California, Unwritten Law were a major part of the power pop-punk movement that swept through America in the early 90’s. With ferocious punk energy and […]

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Grenadiers, SKIES, Timberwolf and more revealed as SA nominees for the 2nd Annual AU Live Music Awards!

November 13, 2015

This afternoon via Radio Adelaide, the South Australian artists, events and venues up for awards in this year’s AU Live Music Awards were revealed. Coming off the back of a huge night of recognition at the South Australian Music Awards this week, we’ve been stoked to have teamed up with Radio Adelaide in bringing the […]

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Tkay Maidza, Timberwolf and More Win Big at South Australian Music Awards!

November 11, 2015

Tonight, the South Australian music industry was celebrated with the 2015 South Australian Music Awards, held at the Mercury Cinemas. Tkay Maidza and Timberwolf were the big winners, along with other Australian artists and industry figures hailing from the City of Churches. Rapper Tkay Maidza was given Best Female Artist, along with Best Release for her Switch Tape EP. Best […]

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Tkay Maidza, Grenadiers, Timberwolf And More Unveiled As SA Music Award Nominees!

October 11, 2015

The nominees for the 2015 SA Music Awards have today been announced, with successful Adelaide export Tkay Maidza leading the charge, nominated for seven awards across 14 categories! Music SA this morning revealed the results of what has been a months-long judging process for a panel of local industry minds, reflective of the amount of […]

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BIGSOUND: Grenadiers (Adelaide) talk about their recent album success and touring!

September 30, 2015

We spoke to Jesse and Phil from solid rock band Grenadiers on their time at BIGSOUND, touring and future album plans. After opening BIGSOUND with a massive set, the two reveal their favourite acts from the festival and more… Simultaneously staying and performing at The New Globe Theatre was a fantastic chance for the band […]

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