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New Music Discoveries 22nd March: King Stingray, Indian Pacific, AURORA and more

With Easter just around the corner, we have added another ten tracks to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music, including one single we exclusively premiered on Wednesday. Our track of the week is “Through The Trees” from Yolŋu surf-rockers King Stingray. The track has a euphoric feel to it, yet comes with a…

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Interview: Adelaide musician Rob Edwards on latest single release “Dreaming” and his musical journey

Soulfully inspired, multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter, Rob Edwards combines jazz, blues and R&B with the powerful art of storytelling to create a unique and authentic sound. The release of the raw and authentic “Dreaming” dives into the painful and all too common story of the Stolen Generation in Australia, and the effects it has passed on from…

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South Summit share latest EP Tales of the Yeti and six artists they’re listening to right now

Perth indie-rock five-piece South Summit have returned yet again with their second EP of the year, Tales of the Yeti – released 4 August – just six months after dropping the former Creatures. Featuring the singles “Just Like You” and “Sidelines”, the six-track project explores more of a reggae style with local influences. The past…

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Jada Weazel

New Music Discoveries 30th June: Jada Weazel, King Stingray, Kirsteen Harvey and more

As we hit the half-way point of 2023, we’ve added ten more tracks to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music, including one track we exclusively premiered earlier in the week. Our track of the week is “Skin” from First Nations artist Jada Weazel. Jada is an emerging singer/songwriter from Woorabinda in Central Queensland….

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Live Review: King Stingray + Gretta Ray + George Alice – Sydney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne (31.03.23)

While Melbourne had a long list of things to do including the F1 and football on Friday night, King Stingray at the bowl was where it was at! The All Ages performance was full of exciting sounds, including the two openers, George Alice and Gretta Ray. George Alice’s initial opening set was the first of…

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Photo Gallery: King Stingray + Gretta Ray + George Alice – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne (31.03.21)

King Stingray put on an amazing performance, Friday night alongside opening acts Gretta Ray and George Alice. The bowl was alive with music and it was an occasion to share with everyone on the night!

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King Stingray announce That’s’ Where I Wanna Be national tour kicking off in June

King Stingray have announced today a natioanl headline tour, ‘That’s’ Where I Wanna Be’, to kick off in Sydney on the 24th June at the Enmore Theatre, concluding on the 7th July in Brisbane/Meanjin at The Tivoli. The band has had a phenomenal past twelve months. Last year they released their debut album that was nominated…

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Heaps Good Festival was a triumphant day of music

For native South Australian Croweaters the expression “Heaps Good” is used to denote something better than good; i.e. “That’s Heaps Good.” Hence this festival lived up to its name of being Heaps Good. With headliners Arctic Monkeys, CHVRCHES and Jamie XX, how could you go wrong? The outdoor Eucalyptus Stage opened with  local acts Mum…

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Photo Gallery: Lost Paradise ft. Arctic Monkeys, G Flip, Jamie XX and more – Glenworth Valley (28-31.12.22)

Lost Paradise festival returned to the beautiful Glenworth Valley in NSW on the 28th December for four days of music, dancing and all round good times. It was a young and friendly crowd, who were lured by the combination of great bands, cracking DJ’s and an epic location to see in the new year. Being…

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Liam Gallagher

Photo Gallery: Splendour in the Grass Festival – Byron Bay, Day 3 (24.07.22)

The sun was shining as we entered the grounds of Splendour for Day 3. I can’t say the mud has dried out, but whatever. We were ready for tunes and good times. It was another action-packed day. King Stingray rocking their surf-rock vibe at the GW McLennan. Then it was onto Andy Golledge and his…

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Photo Gallery: Ball Park Music + King Stingray + RAT!hammock – Forum Melbourne (18.07.22)

Ball Park Music blew Melbourne crowds away last week on the final leg of their Weirder and Weirder tour, supported by King Stingray and RAT!hammock. The Forum was full with the whimsical magic the band has put together over the years, and it was a great way to cap off a special tour. Dan Hanssen…

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Live Review: Ball Park Music came to Melbourne to party with King Stingray and RAT!hammock

Saturday night saw the beginning of Ball Park Music’s closing weekend for their scintillating Weirder and Weirder album tour, which we recently named the best albunm of the year (so far). After almost six weeks of dates, it came to a close in the best of ways, with two shows at the Forum Theatre in…

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Live Review: Ball Park Music + King Stringray + Teenage Joans + RAT!hammock – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (17.06.22)

Is there a better way to celebrate your 500th show than with 5000 of your closest friends? I’m here to tell you the answer is no, dear reader. Seven albums in and on the back of their newest album Weirder & Weirder, Ball Park Music returned to Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion and showed the crowd how…

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New Music Discoveries 18th March: King Stingray, Arcade Fire, Charlie Collins and more

This week we’ve topped up our Discovery playlist with nine more new or recent releases. Our Track of the Week goes to AU favourites King Stingray and their fantastic new single “Camp Dog”.  The release caps off a successful run of sold-out shows, not to mention a strong showing in this years Hottest 100. The…

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The 40 Best Tracks of 2021

We’re officially back from our Summer hiatus, and kicking things off with a look back at our favourite tracks of 2021. Unlike our albums of the year piece, we won’t go in depth about each song on the list, and why it was included, but rather let the music itself do most of the talking….

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Vance Joy

The Sound returns to ABC TV for Season 3 with a stacked lineup

ABC TV and Mushroom Studios’ The Sound is returning for its 3rd season this weekend, just in time for Ausmusic Month. And they’ve got a stacked lineup for its season premiere. Series 3 promises to be focused on the live performances, with a  big-name guest dropping in to chat with one of the featured acts. This…

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Track of the Day: King Stingray “Hey Wanhaka” (2020)

King Stingray is an exciting new 4-piece, from Yirrkala, North-East Arnhem Land. They play what it is described as Yolŋu surf-rock, a fun, loud raucous mix of indigenous melodies with undeniable surf, indie and funk influences. The first track to be released by this outfit is “Hey Wanhaka”,  a song about finding love in the city….

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