Live Review: Julia Jacklin + Jaala – Metro Theatre, Sydney (25.05.17)

May 26, 2017

There was a song on Phoenix’s Bankrupt album called ‘Trying To Be Cool”, which is a fair description for a lot people you see at gigs. I mean, maybe they really do dress and act like that, but surely there’s an essence to their gig persona where they really are just trying to be cool. […]

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Julia Jacklin announces biggest Australian shows in Melbourne & Sydney, supported by Jaala

February 14, 2017

Julia Jacklin is currently still riding a wave of mad success; her appearance on the national Laneway Festival tour brought her debut album Don’t Let The Kids Win to huge crowds and with more international opportunities still on the horizon for 2017, we’re counting our blessings every time we’re able to see Julia on stage at […]

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Middle Kids, Buzz Kull, Jaala and more join the Volumes Festival line up

July 29, 2016

Sydney’s Volumes Festival just got bigger, with the addition of the second round of artists being unveiled this week. Joining the likes of Mossy, Koi Child and Nicholas Allbrook on August 26th and 27th this year is this talented group of artists: BUZZ KULL CORIN FELIX LUSH GUSSY JAALA KATO KIMCHI PRINCI LOW TON MAKEDA MIDDLE KIDS MORNING TV PRIVACY THHOMAS […]

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12 Aussie Album & EP releases you may have missed…Part II!

April 6, 2016

Earlier this week we brought you the first part of our lil’ 2015 album and EP retrospective, where we looked at some stellar releases that may have flown under your radar amid the flurry of wonderful Australian records that made their way to music fans everywhere. Today, we take a look at the second half […]

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Methyl Ethel touring through April off the back of 4AD signing!

March 2, 2016

Rising live show favourites Methyl Ethel are getting back on the road and will be touring Australia through April! The WA band has recently been announced as having signed to 4AD (home of Grimes, Bradford Cox etc), another impressive notch added to the Methyl Ethel belt, following on from the success of their debut album, Oh Inhuman […]

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Cosi of Mangelwurzel (Melbourne) talks Gary, Whitney Houston obsessions and hyperactivity

February 26, 2016

The first listen of Mangelwurzel can be a bit of a mind fuck. But in the best way possible. Tantalising overstimulation meets uncompromising direction. There’s a thousand elements whooshing around, but it maintains the kind of effortless fluidity that’s not often paired with seemingly disjointed brilliance. We chatted to Cosima Jaala ahead of the release […]

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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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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: December 4th – December 6th

December 3, 2015

As we gear up for the festival season, we first take a look at the weekend ahead, where some rad artists are going to be making their way to a venue near you! Have a suss of our choices for the next few nights out! Chris Cornell – MELBOURNE Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is currently […]

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Album News Weekly: 18th November 2015

November 18, 2015

In This Issue: A slew of EP’s and Debut’s are coming your way from the likes of the dark and raw R. W. Grace and the seemingly unknown Fantastic Modern to live recordings and covers from Placebo and Natalie Prass. R.W.Grace Perth-via-Sydney songstress R.W.Grace’s debut EP Love It Need It Miss It Want It is […]

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