Oh Pep!

Album Review: Oh Pep! – I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You… (2018 LP)

November 1, 2018

Melbourne Duo Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs, known as Oh Pep!, are back again. Since they first met in a performing arts school in 2009, the girls have brought out two EPs, one full-length album, and concluded several international tours. Now the duo follow on from their critically acclaimed debut Stadium Cake with I Wasn’t Only […]

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Queenscliff Music Festival tickets are set to sell out with the announcement of headliner Courtney Barnett for 2018

June 27, 2018

For those regular attendees of the Queenscliff Music Festival, the vibe of the event is unbeatable; perfect for music fans of all ages, the music festival is set against one of the east coast’s most beautiful backdrops and this year, the crew behind Queenscliff have ensured that the line up this year does not deviate […]

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Alice Ivy, Gang of Youths, Gordi and more round out this year’s Vanda and Young Songwriting comp shortlist

April 19, 2018

The shortlist for this year’s Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition has been unveiled today, with submissions from all over the globe being considered for the ultimate prize – AUD $50,000 cash from APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG, not to mention an AUD $5,000 travel package from the Show Group. For this year’s competition, 3,296 songwriters entered […]

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Live Review: Bernard Fanning’s Brutal Dawn tour brings out strong numbers to Melbourne’s northside

October 30, 2017

Piling into the Croxton Bandroom on Thornbury’s High Street on Thursday evening, an audience representing a broad demographic of music fan take in the tones of two of Melbourne’s own, Oh Pep! – a long anticipated return to home turf gigging for Olivia Hally and Pep Emmerichs, who have spent a good deal of the past two years on […]

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Live Review: The Mountain Goats + Oh Pep! – Factory Theatre, Sydney (09.04.17)

April 10, 2017

“Do you like math rock? That’s good.” remarked Oh Pep!‘s Pepita Emmerichs with a wry grin, as they drew their support set to a close, jumping into “Seven Babies” and “Doctor Doctor”, two highlights from their 2016 release Stadium Cake. Earlier in the night, “Tea Milk and Honey” impressed, as the Melbourne pair performed a rare […]

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3rd Annual AU Award Winners Revealed: A.B. Original, Remi, NGAIIRE, Colin Lillie & more come out on top

December 15, 2016

What an absolute trip 2016 has been as we’ve immersed ourselves in incredible live music scenes around the country. We’ve seen some stellar artists emerge from all corners, really making the year their own. As 2016 approaches its final weeks, the Australian industry and its artists have been celebrated in all different forms; from multiple […]

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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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Review: Victoria’s best celebrated at The Age Music Victoria Awards

November 21, 2016

The dimly lit underground haunt of 170 Russell was packed with the best and brightest of Victorian music,  gathering for The Age Music Victoria Awards and after party! Certain awards were decided by popular vote: the choice of the punters, after all, being the deciding factor in the success of artists. The air was jubilant, and […]

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NYE On the Hill reveals The Preatures, CERES, L-FRESH The Lion & more for 2016 festival

October 19, 2016

The complete line up for NYE On The Hill has arrived and, with the announcement that there are less than 500 tickets on offer, you’d best make up your minds quick as to where you’re going to be ringing in 2017 (hint: this is a bloody good way of doing it). Headlined by The Preatures, the third NYE […]

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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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The Preatures, Pierce Brothers and more for NYE on the Hill in Gippsland!

August 10, 2016

The NYE on the Hill crew have delivered once more for their 2016 event, positioning The Preatures and the Pierce Brothers at the top of their line up announcement, unveiled today. Known for celebrating emerging and some of our favourite established touring bands, the festival has curated a diverse line up rich in talent another year running. The three day, two night […]

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Music Video of the Day: Oh Pep! “Bushwick” (2016)

July 26, 2016

Melbourne’s Oh Pep! have spent much of 2016 overseas with their debut album Stadium Cake, winning fans through the US and Europe/UK regions; bringing some brilliantly honed folk rock to audiences that have been lapping it up eagerly. Before they come home to tour the album in September, Olivia and Pepita have dropped the visuals for their latest single, “Bushwick”. Filmed […]

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Full Aussie contingency revealed for Primavera Pro & Sound in Barcelona, Spain

May 11, 2016

Barcelona, Spain’s annual music festival and conference Primavera has revealed the 41 bands who will make up their Primavera Pro line-up – showcasing the bands from around the world who will feature as part of the conference part of the festival. Among them are six Australian artists: Gang Of Youths, Jack Carty, The Meanies, Methyl Ethel, Money For Rope and […]

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SXSW Music Interview: Oh Pep! (Melbourne) let us in on what’s looking to be a huge 2016 at the Aussie BBQ!

April 1, 2016

Next week, Oh Pep! kick off their Australian east coast tour starting in Adelaide, before winding down with a show in Sydney in mid-April! The first few months of 2016 have already been busy ones for the Melbourne group, who have been readying their debut album Stadium Cake for release and refining what’s become an excellent and endearing […]

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Sounds Australia unveils both Sound Gallery & Aussie BBQ line ups for SXSW!

March 2, 2016

The Sounds Australia crew have today released details of their official SXSW events, including the always popular Aussie BBQ. The full artist line ups for the Aussie BBQ and two Sound Gallery Showcases have been unveiled, with 30 Australian acts set to perform. The Aussie BBQ celebrates its 13th year at SXSW in 2016 and […]

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Thee Oh Sees, Hockey Dad, Alicia Witt, Sui Zhen & more added to SXSW Music!

November 18, 2015

A huge round of names have been added to SXSW Music program, featuring artists from all corners of the globe. The Australian contingent continues to become a well-rounded and diverse one for the festival next year, with alt-country, rock, electro and more being represented. Amid the new round of artists being announced today, SXSW Music […]

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