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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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Merivale’s Sunday Sundown features free gigs from PNAU, Remi, Montaigne and more (Sydney)

November 28, 2016

Hospitality juggernauts Merivale and Summer Bright Lager have officially kicked off their returning Sunday Sundown series, a free live music program which will last across Sydney’s scorching summer with some of the country’s best acts showing out at the group’s best venues. This time around, the shedule has grown to include sixteen free events from […]

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Gold Class, Middle Kids & Tigertown amongst first 50 artists announced for The Great Escape!

November 25, 2016

The Great Escape returns to Brighton in the UK next year, taking over the British seaside from May 18th – 20th. Lauded as the festival for unearthing some of music’s most exciting talent from around the globe, The Great Escape will be celebrating its twelfth year with some of the best established and emerging artists. Amongst the […]

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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’re off […]

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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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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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Live Review: City Calm Down + Middle Kids + Ali Barter – 170 Russell (28.09.16)

October 3, 2016

Supporting last year’s extremely successful debut LP In A Restless House, City Calm Down seem more at home than ever. Straight off the line up from Splendour in the Grass, the electronic-rock band excitably rounded out their month of touring with a string of homegrown gigs at Melbourne’s own 170 Russell. Although a gradual crowd welcomed City Calm […]

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The Top 10 On Ground at BIGSOUND 2016!

September 12, 2016

Now that the BIGSOUND dust has settled and the industry has returned to some sense of normal; our on-ground team have been going back through notes jotted down on phones, ‘Definitely check out…’ style messages sent back and forth, in determining the selection of bands who stood out as strong winners across the board. With many of these […]

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From Brisbane with Love: Larry Heath’s musical highlights from the best BIGSOUND ever

September 12, 2016

The few days we spend at BIGSOUND in Brisbane is best described as an annual escapade into a fine slice of the best in Australian music – a sample of what’s been round the traps recently, what’s returned after some time away and what’s coming next. Across the three nights of live music – two official […]

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Nine artists I’m not going to miss at BIGSOUND – and neither should you!

September 6, 2016

Well, I’m just about to jump on a plane up to BIGSOUND, and many of you probably are as well. So while your editor-in-chief Sosefina delivered her comprehensive nine picks earlier in the week, today I’m going to assume you’re as time poor as I am and just cut to the chase. Here are the […]

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Middle Kids take out FBi’s ‘Northern Lights Competition’ for 2016!

September 1, 2016

Add this to Middle Kids‘ ever-growing list of accomplishments made in a short period of time – they’re off to Iceland! Named the winners of FBi’s Northern Lights Competition today, the band have won an expenses paid trip to Iceland to perform at Iceland Airwaves alongside the likes of PJ Harvey, Santigold and Of Monsters and Men, not to mention the […]

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Anatole, Baro, Middle Kids and more announced as finalists in FBi’s Northern Lights competition!

August 22, 2016

An eclectic group of musicians have been selected as finalists for FBi Radio’s Northern Lights competition for 2016! The competition offers the winning artist the opportunity to fly to Iceland to not only performed at the esteemed Iceland Airwaves Music Festival this November, but also record at Sigur Rós‘ Sundlaugin Studio for a day before bringing the music they made […]

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Gang of Youths, Seth Sentry, Montaigne & more hitting Port Macquarie for Festival of the Sun!

August 15, 2016

Festival of the Sun returns to Port Macquarie for its 12th year in 2016, bringing with them a strong and brilliantly curated line up of Australian artists for the ride. The ‘Deep Sea Edition’ of FOTSUN this year will be hosting the likes of Gang of Youths, The Smith Street Band, Montaigne, Seth Sentry and more on the North Coast this […]

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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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BIGSOUND unleashes excellent first artist announcement including Tigertown, Alex Lahey, Gideon Bensen & more

June 22, 2016

Here we go! The first round of artists set to perform at BIGSOUND this year has been officially released, giving us a taste of the high calibre of quality we can be expecting in September. We already expected the Brisbane music conference and showcase event to be coming out swinging, as it does every year, […]

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City Calm Down take their live show to larger venues around the country this September

June 3, 2016

Fresh off the back of some impressive shows in the UK, Melbourne’s City Calm Down dropped news of their new Australian tour this week. With debut album In a Restless House continuing to generate a considerable amount of positive momentum, the band now sets their sights on larger venues around the country, and are bringing two fantastic Aussie talents […]

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Single of the Day: Middle Kids “Edge of Town” (2016)

May 19, 2016

Sydney’s Middle Kids have come out with a full-bodied, satisfying sound in debut single “Edge of Town” – and just like a fine wine, the song keeps getting better with each listen. For a debut, “Edge of Town” is impressive, with equal amounts of bounding confidence coupled with a gorgeous broodiness that highlights itself with […]

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