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Guest Playlist: Reuben from Peking Duk’s choice of the most iconic collaborations of all time

November 19, 2020

Australia’s resident dance floor party specialist Peking Duk have teamed up with festival favourites The Wombats on collaborative electro-rock anthem “Nothing To Love About Love”.  The single is the second official release from Peking Duk this year, and follows on from the release of “Move” earlier in the year, which featured Alisa Xalayith of The […]

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Track of the Day: Ayla “Go Slow” (2020)

June 5, 2020

Not only has Ayla released her debut single “Wish I Was” at 18 years old, she has already produced two EP’s and other standout tracks in her career. Her latest single “Go Slow” is co-written and produced by Peking Duk’s Reuben Styles. The single brings a colourful electronic-indie-pop rhythm with zestful beats. The essence of […]

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Some of Australia’s finest live music photographers have put their works up for sale for the first time

April 1, 2020

With the COVID-19 shutdown bringing the arts industry to a standstill, there are plenty of ways you can help out those affected by the current crisis. The first port of call for the Australian music scene is the Sounds of Silence website – an industry initiative to bring together various industry bodies to collate efforts […]

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Six Australian music festivals you can’t miss this summer

August 19, 2019

This summer is looking like a scorcher with some extra-hot line-ups being released ahead of the festival season. Earlier this month, Lost Paradise dropped their bill filled to the brim with some incredible Australian talent including Rüfüs Du Sol, Hilltop Hoods, Mallrat and The Chats, joining a huge list of festivals, both new and established, […]

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It’s not just Peking Duk: 5 musicians you didn’t know wrote children’s books

November 15, 2018

Musicians seem to be a pretty multi-talented bunch. Some of them find themselves in television and movies el la Cher and others find themselves walking the runway like Young Thug. What you might not expect however, is the amount of musicians who have delved into a different sort of profession. Writing children’s books! Rockstars expanding […]

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Meet 5 deserving acts who just scored their first ARIA nominations

October 12, 2018

Well well well, Amy Shark should be blushing a big right now. After writing her most recent hit “I Said Hi” about the music industry ignoring her until the release of her 2016 breakout hit “Adore,” the industry itself has just done her a huge favour, nominating her for nine different ARIA awards, the most […]

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Photo Gallery: Yours & Owls Day One ft. Peking Duk – Stuart Park, Wollongong (29.09.18)

October 1, 2018

The first day of Yours & Owls brought a slew of incredible talent to the Wollongong foreshore including Maddy Jane, CLEWS, Alice Ivy, Mallrat, Tiny Little Houses, Middle Kids, Hellions, The Jungle Giants, Peking Duk and many, many more. Danny Hanssen brings us back these photos from the festivities:

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Festival Review: Wollongong’s Yours and Owls kicks off 2018 event with epic sets from Peking Duk, Moaning Lisa, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets and more

September 29, 2018

While most of Sydney’s partygoers were heading to Listen Out, I jumped on the train to Wollongong to check out the sold out Yours & Owls two day festival; an annual event which has become among the most anticipated and celebrated in the region. Often being overseas at the same time, it was my first […]

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Music Matters Interview: Why NZ duo Chores reckon Melbourne is better than Auckland

September 26, 2018

New Zealand producers Chores had a chat with the AU review during their recent stop in Singapore for Music Matters 2018. Although originally from Auckland, the boys are making the move to Melbourne, describing it as “the best city in the world.” Discussing Melbourne’s “thriving scene,” Chores acknowledge that “there’s just so much going on […]

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Peking Duk joins David Byrne, Khalid and more in Hong Kong for Clockenflap 2018

August 8, 2018

Clockenflap, the biggest annual music and arts festival in Hong Kong, has just released the first round of its 2018 lineup. The world-class music program, which has built a reputation of featuring a large range of styles across both international and local musicians, will feature no less than 13 Hong Kong live debuts, 2 Asian […]

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Peking Duk, Angus & Julia Stone and Alison Wonderland top massive Yours & Owls international lineup for 2018

May 28, 2018

It’s fair to say that the 2017 Yours & Owls Festival in the coastal NSW city of Wollongong really took things up a notch, with legendary rockers At The Drive-In headlining proceedings. This year, while the top of the lineup is a local affair – and an impressive one at that – an incredible international […]

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Peking Duk announced as Mountain Sounds’ secret headliner

January 12, 2018

After months of teasing “one of Australia’s biggest live acts”  Mountain Sounds festival has finally announced that it’s secret headliner is none other than Peking Duk! After delivering a stunning set at Falls Festival and the success of recent single “Let You Down”, booking Peking Duk at a festival is a no brainer. These Aussie […]

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Festival Review: Liam Gallagher, Peking Duk & The Kooks provide a fitting close for Falls Byron Bay

January 5, 2018

Entering the last day of Falls Festival Byron Bay, you could sense festival fatigue was starting to hit the masses en masse. The campground was quieter for longer in the morning, the toilet blocks were giving off a lovely earthy odour, and security started to be less hands on than they’d been in the previous […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is Paul Kelly and Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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‘Your Choice’ becomes key motto as Falls Festival celebrates its silver jubilee in 2017

August 22, 2017

The beloved Falls Festival turns 25 this year and in its release of the first line up for the summer event tour dropping today, it’s evident that the crew behind Falls are making their silver jubilee one to remember. The international visitors to stages in Lorne, Fremantle, Byron and Marion Bay over New Year’s are largely […]

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The xx packs the main stage but local acts dominate at Splendour in the Grass Day One

July 22, 2017

The sky is clear, the sun is shining, and a giant replica of Kanye West‘s head is beaming in front of an enormous rainbow. The first full day of Splendour in the Grass 2017 is upon us, packing North Byron Parklands with the kind of life and energy that only comes with one of this […]

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Peking Duk replace George Ezra at Splendour in the Grass; start planning your festival with the official timetables!

July 7, 2017

As is tradition with Splendour in the Grass these days, the festival still has changes and surprises up its sleeves, even weeks out from playtime in North Byron. Today, the official set times and maps were released, but not without a sneaky line up change. Unfortunately for George Ezra fans, the British musician has had to cancel his […]

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London’s Ministry of Sound Club is launching in Sydney this month

June 2, 2017

In what should be big news for club-minded Sydneysiders, London’s iconic Ministry of Sound Club is making it’s way on over the the harbour city, launching from Saturday 10th June for weekly residencies at ivy. Every Saturday night onwards will feature a brand new four-room soundsystem and clubbing experience curated by MoS, which has remained […]

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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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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Some fun facts about the FOMO Festival artists, as the east coast tour starts in Adelaide tonight

January 6, 2017

The FOMO Festival begins its 2017 run in Adelaide at the historic site of the Adelaide Gaol tonight but make no mistake, this isn’t an event that will remain any type of locked up. With the likes of Desiigner, Peking Duk, Flosstradamus and more set to hit the stage, crowds down the east coast are in for one hell of […]

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Keep Sydney Open to install special plaques at fallen venues through the lockout zone tonight

September 23, 2016

Tonight in Sydney, 18 plaques will be unveiled across the city in front of shut down venues, a move by Keep Sydney Open to further highlight how damaging the Callinan review of the State Government’s lockout laws have been to Sydney’s live music culture. The venues involved have been integral to many artists and represent poignant […]

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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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2016 APRA Music Awards Wrap: Courtney Barnett, Kevin Parker, Sia & more recognised in Sydney!

April 6, 2016

Last night, Carriageworks hosted the 2016 APRA Music Awards, where the likes of Courtney Barnett, Kevin Parker, Peking Duk and Sia walked away with awards recognising some stellar songwriting through 2015, while Cold Chisel and songwriter Phil Barton were both acknowledged with special awards commending their work and contribution to the industry both in Australia and abroad. Performances on the night brought some unique highlights […]

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Wasted Wanderers, Nakatomi, Cabin Cults and more announced by Music SA for local Clipsal 500 slots!

January 21, 2016

The winners of Music SA’s Bands on Track competition, run each year in conjunction with the Clipsal 500, have been announced today! 134 applications were submitted by local bands to be in with the chance of opening one of the three nights of live music Clipsal programs, this year to feature the likes of Peking […]

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Festival Review: Falls Festival (Part I) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (31.12.15 – 01.12.16)

January 2, 2016

The 2015 Falls Festival had a line up that brought together some of the best music of the moment, some legendary live acts, as well as the cream of the new crop. Summer is in full swing, and Byron Bay provided the perfect setting to bring in 2016 with its perfect weather and lush forests. […]

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Nicole Millar (Sydney) chats about her new single “Wait” and party boys Peking Duk on the ARIA Red Carpet

December 1, 2015

the AU caught up with Sydney artist Nicole Millar, who has been busy writing and traveling across the world in the past twelve months, on the red carpet at the recent ARIA Awards. Watch the video below as she talks about steering clear from the bad influence of Peking Duk , and the release of her debut single […]

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Flight Facilities, Hermitude, Peking Duk & more confirmed to perform at the 2015 ARIA Awards

November 5, 2015

The artists set to perform at this year’s ARIA Awards ceremony have today been announced! Touted as one of the most diverse and eclectic performance line ups the ARIA’s have had, the artists set to take to the stage at The Star in a few weeks are also nominees and will be joined by Tina […]

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