Japanese Wallpaper

Track of the Day: Your Smith “Bad Habit” (Japanese Wallpaper Remix)

February 27, 2019

New Neon Gold signing Your Smith is about to hit Australian shores for the first time, following the release of the Japanese Wallpaper remix of this track, “Bad Habit”, our Track of the Day. Minneapolis native Your Smith a.k.a. Caroline Smith relocated to Los Angeles in 2016, where inspired by the cherished songwriters of her youth, she […]

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Sounds Australia reveals four massive showcases in Austin for SXSW 2017

March 3, 2017

The Sounds Australia crew have come out guns blazing for their annual line up of showcase events for SXSW this year. Always renowned for their curation of stellar emerging and established Australian talent at events the world over, this SXSW foray is not to be missed if you’re soon to be Austin-bound. The massive four showcases include […]

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SXSW adds All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable and more to 2017 Music program

January 11, 2017

We’re two months out from SXSW 2017 and this week, the music festival organisers have dropped another fat stack of artists from around the world to get us excited. As usual, the Australian additions are impressive with the likes of All Our Exes Live in Texas, Slum Sociable, Tkay Maidza and Totally Mild featuring, while newer artists in The Coconut Kids from Adelaide […]

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The Jezabels, Oliver Tank, Alex Lahey & more for Secret Garden 2017

December 14, 2016

Secret Garden has long held a soft spot in the hearts of many Australian music lovers and it’s no reason why. Held in a gorgeous part of NSW over two days, the festival sells out before the line up even gets announced, such is their stellar reputation. Don your fancy dress and get ready for […]

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Skream, Highasakite, Bag Raiders: Artists to watch at Beyond The Valley 2016!

December 9, 2016

Three days of non-stop music with a promising line-up? Talk about a good way to end the year! Beyond the Valley is bringing a heated line up of local and international talent to Gippsland to bring in the New Year and, now we’re just a few weeks out, we bring you our top artists to catch! TOKiMONSTA […]

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Festival Review: Wonderland – Kitchener Park, Perth (03.12.16)

December 6, 2016

It felt like barely yesterday that we were heading through the gates at Langely Park for a memorable festival, but already it was time for the next transformed iteration of the Wonderland festival experience. Moved to the lush forest of Kitchener Park in Subiaco, it really did take on an enchanted vibe as the crowd […]

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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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Briggs, Zola Jesus, Tkay Maidza & more to speak at Face The Music in Melbourne

September 20, 2016

The 2016 Face The Music conference has announced its second speaker announcement following on from a strong initial reveal including the likes of Robert Forster, Ricki Astin, Zan Rowe and Anthony Fantano. Taking place at the State Library Victoria during Melbourne Music Week this November, Face The Music co-programmers Ash Sambrooks and Zac Abroms have today announced the following artists and industry figures will also be joining the event […]

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Single of the Day: Auguste “Siren Sounds” (2016)

September 6, 2016

Adelaide duo Auguste have continued to display promising potential with their new single, “Siren Sounds”. Straight up the alley of everything dreamy and atmosphere, a path illuminated by the likes of London Grammar in recent years, the song a great production by the girls who already made a significant impact with debut single “Kingdom”. The song itself […]

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Music Video of the Day: Japanese Wallpaper “Cocoon” (2016)

August 30, 2016

Japanese Wallpaper has recently unleashed the visuals for “Cocoon”, a perfect way to cap off a successful run of shows on Australian turf. A collection of outdoor scenes and landscapes, the song has been further explored by director Hamish Mitchell – the end result being all types of lush and stunning. Just like “Cocoon” itself. While […]

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Alex Lahey, Luca Brasi, The Belligerents, Tash Sultana and more for The Plot 2016!

August 24, 2016

THE PLOT is back for another year, continuing to gain speed as one of the east coast’s best festivals for both emerging talent and some of our favourites. Returning to Parramatta for its third year in 2016, THE PLOT has got a slick little line up raring to go; from indie to hip hop and raucous […]

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Chance the Rapper, MSTRKRFT & more hitting up Beyond the Valley for New Year’s!

August 9, 2016

Beyond the Valley has revealed their first round of artists confirmed for their 2016/2017 event, with Chance the Rapper leading a stellar group of international and Australian artists up at the Lardner Park New Year’s celebration. Chano’s Australian visit continues to garner hope as fingers are crossed tightly for some headline dates while he’s out here but for […]

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Tommy Faith unpacks TEEF Records’ 2016 OXFAM fundraiser compilation album, Imperium In Imperio II

August 8, 2016

Independent Sydney record label TEEF recently released a special album curated and collaborated on by some of Australia’s best and innovative new talent. Titled Imperium In Imperio II (or, ‘Empire Within an Empire’), the title is in reference to this group of artists surging forward and creating something huge of their own within the wider Australian music […]

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DZ Deathrays, Tkay Maidza, Harts, Gawurra & more join the 2016 BIGSOUND Live line up

July 27, 2016

BIGSOUND has unveiled its latest artist additions to the 2016 festival, with some of the country’s beloved touring names joining on a line up exceeding 150 names. DZ Deathrays, Tkay Maidza, Harts, Japanese Wallpaper and Vera Blue have been named alongside Gawurra, Teeth & Tongue, The Belligerents, Harmony James, I Heart Hiroshima, The Gooch Palms, Kučka, Rainbow Chan and more on the latest BIGSOUND reveal – colour us absolutely stoked. They […]

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Sydney label TEEF release Imperium In Imperio II, fundraising for OXFAM’s Syrian refugee appeal

July 1, 2016

Independent record label TEEF are gearing up for the release of a special album curated and collaborated on by some of Australia’s best and innovative new talent. Entitled Imperium In Imperio II (or, ‘Empire Within an Empire’), the title is in reference to this group of artists surging forward and creating something huge of their own within […]

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Single of the Day: Japanese Wallpaper “Cocoon” (2016)

June 20, 2016

One of Triple J’s Unearthed High success stories, Japanese Wallpaper, made a huge impact with his string of singles over the past few years, leading up to his debut EP, which featured the likes of Airling and Wafia on vocal duties. For his new single “Cocoon” however, the producer and songwriter also takes on the role of singer. […]

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M83 returns to Australia in May with highly anticipated new album, Junk!

March 2, 2016

Cast your minds back to the Laneway Festival tour of 2012. For many of us, it was the first time experiencing the synth-y majesty that was M83‘s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming album delivered live. A truly unforgettable live show over too quickly. For Anthony Gonzalez, 2016 is positioned to deliver that same evocative vibe through new M83 album Junk (due out […]

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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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Official Laneway Festival after parties announced for the east coast!

January 14, 2016

For another year, the Laneway Festival crew are keen to ensure that the festivities don’t stop once the headliner has wrapped up the final set of the event at the main gig, and have revealed details of the official after parties set to go down in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this year. Right after the […]

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