Our top 10 picks for Splendour in the Grass 2017!

June 29, 2017

Festivals are, of course, the perfect opportunity to see some of the world’s biggest artists perform live, and this year’s Splendour in the Grass is no exception, with some of our favourite headline acts performing. However, there’s nothing better than discovering an act that you haven’t heard of before, so here are a few of our […]

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Peking Duk announce largest national tour to date kicking off this April

February 23, 2017

You can’t deny that Peking Duk (Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles) are a force to be reckoned with, with their recent single ‘Stranger’ (ft. Elliphant) scoring #7 in 2016’s Hottest 100, and already hitting double platinum. The rambunctious Aussie electronic music duo have just announced a huge tour through all five states, with regional and capital shows, on their ‘Clowntown’ Tour. They’re […]

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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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Tired Lion to Ocean Alley: 9 Artists to suss ahead of The Plot Festival!

October 25, 2016

Before going to any festival, I like to make a festival playlist to highlight a couple of my must catch acts and also, to pre-game. Anyway, here’s my picks for The Plot Festival! There are some rising goodies, as well as some more obscure and alternate acts for a little mix. TIRED LION I loved […]

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You Am I, Jack River, Northeast Party House & more added to Falls Festival line up!

October 13, 2016

The Falls Music and Arts Festival has added to its summer east coast line up today, with the addition of a smattering of great Australian and international talent! If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to be getting on the Falls train this New Year’s, Marion Bay and Fremantle events are still on […]

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FOTSUN expands, adding The Creases, Mallrat, Ayla, World Champion and more!

September 16, 2016

This year’s Festival of the Sun line up has just gotten bigger, with the addition of some great local and emerging artists joining the likes of Gang of Youths, The Smith Street Band, Urthboy and more out at Port Macquarie this December. Also in today’s FOTSUN news is the addition of BYO Comedy Night for Thursday night, featuring Anna Wilson, Gen Fricker and Luke […]

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Thundamentals touring new single “Never Say Never” from October through December!

September 15, 2016

October will see Thundamentals head out on the road for the first time since their arena jaunt supporting Macklemore x Ryan Lewis earlier this year! With a new single ready to be brandished in “Never Say Never”, the lads are ready to get back out into the headline spotlight. Joining them on the road for the epic […]

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Alex Lahey, Luca Brasi, The Belligerents, Tash Sultana and more for The Plot 2016!

August 24, 2016

THE PLOT is back for another year, continuing to gain speed as one of the east coast’s best festivals for both emerging talent and some of our favourites. Returning to Parramatta for its third year in 2016, THE PLOT has got a slick little line up raring to go; from indie to hip hop and raucous […]

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Single of the Day: Mallrat “Uninvited” (2016)

July 29, 2016

Newcomer Mallrat (aka Brisbane’s Grace Shaw) is only 17 but you wouldn’t know it to listen to “Uninvited” and get a taste of that swag she’s bringing. In much the same way Lorde waxed lyrical about lifestyles of the rich and famous on “Royals”, Mallrat goes in on in-crowds and crushing annoyances that can come with fitting […]

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