King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Jen Cloher, Amy Shark, Gang of Youths & more up for APRA Song of the Year

January 12, 2018

The¬†APRA Song of the Year nominees have been revealed this week, with 20 tunes penned by Australian songwriters up for the main title. With the results being announced in Sydney in April, the APRA Song of the Year has been decided upon by a panel of industry judges, whose task it is to now whittle […]

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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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Jen Cloher, Alex Lahey, Gang of Youths & more make the longlist for the Australian Music Prize

December 5, 2017

The longlist for the 13th¬†Australian Music Prize has been unveiled, following an official event in Melbourne overnight that saw three of the nominees perform, and a selection of the longlist announced by a line up of special guests. At The National Hotel in Richmond, RocKwiz’s¬†Brian Nankervis and¬†The Jezabels‘¬†Sam Lockwood hosted the AMP event, that saw¬†Jen […]

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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017¬†ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is¬†Paul Kelly and¬†Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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13 non-headliners that are going to absolutely slay at Splendour ’17

July 20, 2017

Got your Splendour schedule locked in? You might want to leave a few spots open. One of Australia’s biggest and best music festivals is a gold mine when it comes to discovering new music or watching that mid-card act completely own the entire festival and make you wonder why they weren’t top-billed in the first […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2017 (So Far) from Australia and Around the World

July 4, 2017

Shockingly, we find ourselves in the second half of 2017 already. In terms of new music, we’ve been hit with some heavy releases from some of pop music’s biggest names, while some of our favourite Australian artists have come out swinging with impressive album and EP releases all their own. As the first week of […]

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NGAIIRE, Camp Cope, Tash Sultana take multiple nominations in this year’s AU Awards!

December 9, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, the Australian music industry is by no means slowing down and heading into any type of hibernation for the holidays. With our summer festival season just ramping up, the last few months seem to have been¬†all¬†about celebrating some amazing talent doing amazing things both in the studio […]

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Album News Weekly: 24th November 2016

November 25, 2016

This week in album news, we hear the first hypnotic/insane offering from one of¬†the four King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard albums we’re expecting next year, Iranianian-born Dutch songwriter Sevdaliza haunts us with her minimalist electronic-pop and LA dream Molly Burch gives us a classic 70’s throwback with her charming¬†indie-pop, plus more… LOYLE CARNER This […]

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Eight artists you must see at this year’s Fairgrounds Festival

November 21, 2016

Summer is well on its way in Australia and what better way to celebrate the best season of the year than attending the Fairgrounds Festival in Berry? The festival is held on the first weekend of summer across two days, hosting 18 musical artists who will showcase some of their best music. If you‚Äôre off […]

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D.D Dumbo’s Utopia Defeated named Australian Album of the Year at 2016 J Awards

November 17, 2016

As part of triple j’s Ausmusic Month, the annual¬†J Awards were announced in Melbourne this afternoon, with¬†D.D Dumbo¬†emerging supreme as winner of Australian Album of the Year for his acclaimed 2016 release¬†Utopia Defeated. Also crowned winners at the ceremony today were¬†Tash Sultana¬†(Unearthed Artist of the Year) and¬†King Gizzard & The Lizard¬†Wizard, who nabbed both the […]

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Album Review: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard “Nonagon Infinity” (2016 LP)

May 16, 2016

Melbourne seven-piece outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard¬†have just released their eighth full-length release, Nonagon Infinity, and it is nothing short of pure madness. Although typically referred to as a psychedelic rock group, the septet have been here, there and everywhere over the course of their relatively short musical career (for a group with […]

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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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