Koi Child

Koi Child (Perth) talk about touring regional south west WA, Henry Kissinger & offer debut reflection

May 15, 2017

With Koi Child‘s Down South by South West tour wrapping up in Perth and Margaret River next weekend, we were able to check in with the band recently to find out how they had been anticipating the tour and what’s coming next. Have you spent much time performing in the South West region in the past and what’s […]

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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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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 11, 2017

Looking back at last year’s run of new releases, it’s safe to say there were some definite hits alongside those that may not have lived up to the hype. We saw the return of some esteemed artists after a long time out of the spotlight, while some of our own emerging superstar talents came through strongly […]

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How A Festival Called PANAMA has emerged as one of the country’s best

November 23, 2016

This week, we learned of the latest additions to A festival called PANAMA for 2017. Alongside the likes of Kurt Vile, D.D Dumbo, Koi Child and Margaret Glaspy join some incredible musicians including Big Scary, Emma Louise, Julia Jacklin and NGAIIRE. To look at the festival line up, now in its full glory, is a thing of beauty – representative of some stellar international visitors […]

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Koi Child win big at WAMAWARDS in Perth, kicking off WAMFEST 2016 in style

November 3, 2016

Celebrating what has become a rich and diverse music industry out West overnight, the 2016 WAMFEST was kicked off brilliantly with this year’s WAMAWARDS. Held at the new Gate One Theatre at the Claremont Showgrounds, the event saw Koi Child (pictured) take home awards for four of their five nominated categories, while the likes of Abbe May, Verge Collection, Mathas, Tired Lion and […]

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A Festival Called Panama unveils first line up, featuring Kurt Vile, Margaret Glaspy & more

October 25, 2016

A Festival Called Panama has revealed its first line up for its fourth year, headed up by Kurt Vile and featuring the likes of Margaret Glaspy, D.D Dumbo, Koi Child and more. The festival is set to be held from March 10th – 12th next year out in Tassie and no doubt, will follow suit and sell out as their events […]

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SA’s Here’s To Now Festival unveils 2017 lineup; Koi Child, 30/70, The Transatlantics & more to play!

October 11, 2016

Picture it. You’ve got views of some of the best wine country South Australia has to offer (outside the Barossa, of course), some of Adelaide’s best foodies providing delectable eats and a stage that has an eclectic line up of live music taking you through a summer’s afternoon right into the warm night time. This […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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The 2017 Laneway Festival line up is here, with Tame Impala, Glass Animals, The Julie Ruin & more confirmed

September 14, 2016

In its 13th year in 2017, the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival returns with some names that have graced its stages before breaking out overseas, some names who will be making their Laneway debut and some names that come with a solid whack of international hype backing them. We already knew that A.B. Original and Nick Murphy (FKA Chet Faker) would be on […]

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Shannon Cruz Patterson of Koi Child (Fremantle) talks surreal partnerships and creative cesspools

September 5, 2016

If you’re yet to witness the energetic prodigy that is Koi Child, do yourself a favour. Their raw energy is infectious. Their arrangements are downright impressive. There’s a wild ferocity to their sound, but at the same time, everything seems to have its place, and with seven heads coming together to forge the hip hop/jazz […]

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Catfish and The Bottlemen, Hermitude, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram & more for Southbound

August 4, 2016

Pack your bags and head West this December, because Southbound has come in hot with a brand new artist announcement for their three day/night festival! Along with some great homegrown talent in San Cisco, Tired Lion, LUMBERJACK and  Kučka, Southbound has dropped the news that some international visitors including Catfish and The Bottlemen, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram and more will also be hitting the stages in […]

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Sampa the Great, Elliphant, Hermitude and more join ScHoolboy Q on THIS THAT festival line up

August 2, 2016

Newcastle’s THIS THAT festival has today unveiled its official artist line up, naming the likes of Sampa The Great, Elliphant, Hermitude, SAFIA, Peking Duk and more to join the already announced ScHoolboy Q (in his only Australian festival gig for 2016). Taking place on the Newy Foreshore on November 5th this year, THIS THAT organisers have curated one killer line up that will […]

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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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The 20 Best Albums of 2016…So Far

July 13, 2016

Having tipped the midway point of 2016, we asked our team to look back on what’s been a strong six months of new music releases already. Across the genres, there’ve been some stellar local and international albums dropping and drawing some heated conversation across fandoms. Whether it was in The Drones‘ release of arguably their […]

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Volumes Festival secures Nicholas Allbrook, Slum Sociable, Mossy, Summer Flake & more for 2016 Event

June 21, 2016

The 2016 Volumes Festival has dropped their 2016 line up today, showing that it’s more than confident in delivering an eclectic and entertaining line up of local talent in its second year. Taking over the heart of Sydney in August, Volumes expands this year to become a two-day event with multiple stages and venues set […]

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Festival Review: Wonderland – Langley Park, Perth (18.12.15)

December 22, 2015

Perth’s most nomadic festival returned to the city foreshore for the 2015 instalment over the weekend, bringing back previous innovations of the Teepee Village, that super casual boutique vibe and of course some killer artists. Though the weather felt like it was going to be a torturously windy day, the parameters of the festival seemed […]

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Meg Mac, SAFIA, Eves the Behavior and more feature on Spotify’s Spotlight on 2016 Artists

December 7, 2015

Spotify have released the Spotlight on 2016 artists list- a look ahead at who they predict to be the brightest stars of 2016. The list is curated by the team at Spotify and involves an analysis of music fan’s listening data, considering the following: The artists whose music is appearing in Spotify’s viral charts, which are […]

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Tame Impala, San Cisco, Tired Lion among WA Music Awards nominees for 2015!

October 23, 2015

Today has seen some of WA’s best musicians honoured, with the nominations for the 2015 WA Music Awards being revealed again as part of the WAM Festival. Tame Impala leads the charge this year, scoring six  nominations (excluding individual nominations in the Craft Awards), while Pond aren’t too far behind, with five noms to their name. Nominations […]

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Full line up revealed for Golden Plains 2016

October 14, 2015

Following the already huge announcement that Melbourne band Eddy Current Suppression Ring will be reuniting especially for one of Australia’s most popular and important festivals, Golden Plains, the organisers have decided to release the full line-up via their Twitter account this evening. It’s a pretty big one to celebrate the 10th year this adored festival […]

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