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Review: Laneway Turned Into Rain-way But That Couldn’t Dampen Sydney’s Spirits (02.02.20)

February 3, 2020

Sydney’s St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival had surprises in store even before the day had begun. With The 1975 being a late cancellation to the previous night’s festival in Brisbane, Sydneysiders were stricken with worry that their the headliner wouldn’t be fit to perform. But as the city got festival-ready in the morning, the UK act […]

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The 40 Best Australian Songs of 2019

January 20, 2020

With the Hottest 100 voting closing today, we thought we’d take our annual look back on the best songs of 2019. And should you still have to vote, we wanted to give you some ideas on some great local music to consider including in your top ten. We’ve put the 40 songs together in a […]

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Splendour Interview: KAIIT (AUS) on her SITG debut, manifesting and thrift shopping

July 20, 2019

KAIIT is a 21-year-old R&B protegé currently based in Melbourne, but making some serious waves across the nation. Her debut EP Live From Her Room has garnered her an incredible amount of attention and even landed her the Unpublished award at the 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition. At such a young age, this performer appears well […]

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Track of the Day: Kaiit “Miss Shiney” (2019)

May 29, 2019

If you’re after some funky neo-soul to help lift your day then you could do worse then getting straight across Kaiit and her charming new single “Miss Shiney”. Following a big 2018, and praise from the likes of legends Jill Scott and Erykah Badu, the Melbourne-based singer-songwriter continues her honey-sweet discography with this confident jam […]

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Photo Gallery: Aussies shine in Brighton and London at The Aussie BBQ

May 14, 2019

It was year of the Aussie at The Great Escape in Brighton, with some 30 acts performing at the annual UK event. Psychedelic Porn Crumpets and Confidence Man were definitely the talks of the Australian contingency, but there were also particularly strong showings for the likes of Press Club, Alex Lahey and Tropical Fuck Storm. […]

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Live Review: Aloe Blacc unravels the history of Soul at Zoo Twilights (Melbourne)

February 26, 2019

The Melbourne summer peak may be on its last legs, but musical and cultural events are still in full swing around the city. A series of concerts under the name Zoo Twilights are currently underway at Melbourne Zoo, lasting from January to March. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early to see the animals then bring […]

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Photo Gallery: Smino + Kaiit – Metro Theatre, Sydney (06.02.19)

February 6, 2019

American rapper, singer, songwriter and music producer Smino hit up the Metro Theatre in Sydney last night as part of his current Australian tour, one which has him also appearing at Laneway Festival. Joining Smino for the evening was Melbourne rising star Kaiit. Our photographer Belinda Hedges was there to capture all the action.

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Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in Melbourne this September

August 29, 2018

Spring is right around the corner! The night’s will be getting longer, and a helluva lot warmer. So there’s no better time to get out and enjoy some live music, and Melbourne, you’ve got some killer gigs coming up next month! Here are our picks for the best live music events not to miss in […]

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Electric Fields to headline Klub Koori in Sydney this July

June 27, 2018

Koori Radio’s annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture in all its vibrancy is returning to Carriageworks in Sydney next month, with a stacked line up of artists ready and raring to go. Electric Fields will headlining Klub Koori this year, along with Melbourne’s Kaiit, who has been making a name for herself throughout […]

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Music Video of the Day: Kaiit “OG Luv Kush p.2” (2018)

June 26, 2018

Kaiit continues to nail each release with a fresh level of individual flair that has propelled the Melbourne songwriter onto the radars of tastemakers around the country. With “OG Luv Kush p.2”, Kaiit further explores a vocal territory drenched in rich soul and a musical palette formed off the back of some of hip-hop and […]

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‘Because of Her, We Can!’: Nocturnal brings Thelma Plum, Mojo Juju & Kaiit together at the Melbourne Museum

June 14, 2018

For this year’s NAIDOC Week, Nocturnal at the Melbourne Museum has unveiled its line up beneath the theme – ‘Because of Her, We Can!’ – for July 6th. Performing full sets on the night will be a dynamic trio of Thelma Plum, Mojo Juju and Kaiit, while DJ Sovereign Trax will be ensuring the dancefloor is jampacked throughout the night, […]

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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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Briggs’ dons his solo cap for the huge Melbourne ZOO Laneway Party

October 26, 2017

It’s been a little while since fans have seen A.B. Original and Bad Apples powerhouse Briggs perform solo but for punters in Melbourne, the chance to get round him is coming next month, as Section 8 and Ferdyduke are set to host their ZOO Laneway Party on November 25th. As part of this year’s Melbourne Music Week, the […]

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New Music You Have to Listen to This Week (June 26th 2017)

June 26, 2017

Missed out on the best new releases this past week? Don’t stress because as always, we got you. This week’s Spotify playlist introduces Melbourne’s newest soulful songstress Kaiit, some classic rock’n’roll from The Iron Horses and even a bit of stripped back R’n’B with the new one by Carmouflage Rose. Get listening below!   ———- […]

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Music Video of the Day: Kaiit “Natural Woman” (2017)

June 21, 2017

Melbourne soul gyal and all round emerging talent powerhouse Kaiit has come slamming through with new single “Natural Woman” and the music video that accompanies it this week is equally as great. With Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore at the helm, we see Kaiit kicking back with her crew while that dynamic voice evokes everything we love about the likes […]

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