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Future Classic brings Mount Kimbie, Kučka & Christopher Port to Twilight at Taronga

December 14, 2017

Tastemakers Future Classic have been welcomed into the embraces of Sydney’s Twilight At Taronga series for 2018, with the music company set to host a night of music all their own on March 9th. Featuring Mount Kimbie, Kučka and Christopher Port, the night marks the first partnership and show of its kind between Future Classic and Twilight at Taronga so no doubt, […]

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Women dominate the National Live Music Awards nominations

October 10, 2017

With all the buzz around the ARIAs kicking off today, the National Live Music Awards got in just ahead of them with the massive unveiling of their nominees for 2017. During their official event in Sydney overnight, nominees across 54 categories were revealed, with the ladies of Australian music coming through strongly in holding the lion’s […]

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MURA MASA, Flume, Stormzy and more to stomp Field Day 2018

August 29, 2017

The Field Day lineup is here and continues to fuse some of the best in electronic, hip hop and house, with the likes of Vince Staples, D.R.A.M and A-Trak joining Stormzy, Flume, MURA MASA and more for one epic New Year’s Day celebration at Sydney’s Domain. There’s not much else to say at this point but prime your credit cards for when tickets […]

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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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Change the Record, Change the Conversation: Addressing (again) a lack of females on Australian festivals

October 27, 2016

It’s like a broken record at this point. Another festival announces its first lineup and a severe lack of female artists are represented and celebrated. I took to Twitter to vent my frustration – with many industry friends mutually outraged – and I was surprised when someone I know (who is involved in said festival) […]

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Blood Orange, Big Scary, My Disco and more confirmed for Sugar Mountain 2017

October 17, 2016

Sugar Mountain has delivered a stomper line up for 2017 proving once more its status as one of the country’s best celebrations of new music and art from around the world. Names like Blood Orange, Big Scary, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Pantha Du Prince immediately jumped out as must-sees, especially considering this Melbourne date is to be Blood Orange’s only […]

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Middle Kids, PINES and Kučka join The Drums, SOHN & more on latest SXSW reveal!

October 14, 2016

SXSW Music has continued to deliver the goods for 2017 with their latest artist announcement. Continuing to focus on the unearthing of some of the music world’s soon-to-be breakout names, this latest artist reveal shows that SXSW has once again stepped up in its curation of a line up that encourages artists from many different areas […]

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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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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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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The State of Affairs (1st July 2016): AMIN’s $5million music fund proposal, BIGSOUND festival lineup announced & more!

July 1, 2016

This week in the music industry: AMIN asks political parties to endorse their $5million music fund proposal ahead of the federal election, and Brisbane’s annual BIGSOUND Festival released their first set of lineups for 2016. AMIN’s $5 million music fund proposal Ahead of the 2016 federal election on Saturday July 2nd, the Australian Music Industry Network […]

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The full RBMA Weekender line up for Sydney drops; includes Flight Facilities, Kano, Ta-ku & more

June 29, 2016

From September 8th through until September 11th, multiple Sydney locations are going to hosting some of the globes hottest artists as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender! 40 artists are involved in this massive event, with the likes of Flight Facilities, Peanut Butter Wolf, Kano and Ta-ku all confirmed to be bringing the heat. It’s the first event of […]

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Anohni, Poliça, Hiatus Kaiyote and more to feature in free Vivid Live artist talks

May 11, 2016

A series of free creative conversations have been announced as part of this year’s Vivid LIVE in the form of “Artist Talks”, featuring rare and in-depth discussions with the likes of Anohni, Ta-ku, Poliça and Wafia, alongside a live recording of popular podcast Song Explored (featuring Hiatus Kaiyote) and much more. In addition to the free events, the festival will also […]

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Jazz, Death Metal, Electronica and Rock feature on the lineup for Dark Mofo 2016

April 10, 2016

One of Australia’s most unique and adventurous festivals, Dark Mofo will be sweeping through Hobart this June for 11 days of what is being described as a “maelstrom of cultural pandemonium”, casting its multifaceted shadow over various nooks and crannies, as well as theatres, warehouses, and hubs, across the city. The program planned to fit […]

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Single of the Day: Flume ft. Vince Staples and Kučka “Smoke & Retribution” (2016)

February 4, 2016

A new taste of the highly anticipated Flume album has just been released, and it features Vince Staples and Perth singer/producer Kučka. Flume’s style of warped beats get a little more distorted in this one, before feeling as dreamy as we’re used to when Kučka’s divine vocals come in. Check it out here: Flume’s second LP Skin […]

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Kučka lets us in on the Red Bull Music Academy application process

November 10, 2015

She’s already won awards and been sampled by the likes of A$AP Rocky, but Perth bedroom-producer Kučka still values the kind of growth and development that an institution like Red Bull Music Academy will bring. It’s well known now that RBMA is one of the most challenging, provoking, and rewarding experiences for any producer or […]

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Tame Impala, Tired Lion, Methyl Ethel, KUČKA and more take home WA Music Awards!

November 6, 2015

The 2015 WA Music Awards took place in Perth overnight as part of this year’s WAM Festival, with Jack Rabbit Slim’s being packed out with folk keen to celebrate the sheer amount of talented musicians coming out of the West throughout the year with some unforgettable music. As expected, Tame Impala won big on the […]

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Discover Tomás Ford’s five favourite WA Music Award nominees for 2015

October 30, 2015

One of our favourite parts of heading to Perth – especially for WAM Festival, which is kicking off next week – is that we know we’ll get a chance to catch one of Australia’s finest live talents hit the stage. That’s none other than Tomás Ford. We caught up with Tomás – who’ll be hosting the WA […]

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Festival Review: St Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Perth Cultural Precinct (09.02.13)

February 11, 2013

Well that’s it. The last Laneway Festival of the year has come and gone. The festivals run of shows came to a sweltering sold-out climax at Perth’s Cultural precinct. Looking at the line-up (Of Monsters and Men & The Reubens in particular) it’s hardly surprising that Perth along with a number of the other dates […]

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