Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

Iggy Pop, Brockhampton, King Gizzard, Sampa The Great and more line up for the 20th Anniversary of Primavera Sound in Barcelona

January 16, 2020

The Primavera Sound lineup has dropped for 2020, and as usual the Barcelona festival is an absolute blockbuster. The event, which is celebrating its 20th year this year, is bringing together 211 artists of 35 nationalities, in a lineup that celebrates the best artists of this year, and the past twenty years or more, that […]

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Aussie Abroad: Meet the acts to play Coachella, Bonnaroo, Primavera, Fuji Rock, Firefly and BottleRock in 2019

March 5, 2019

For all you jet-setting music fans out there, you’ll see plenty of Aussies hitting the stages of international festivals this year. From Coachella in California to Lollapalooza in Paris, you’ll be spotting Australian acts around the world. Here’s just a few of those destination festivals that you can expect to see some homegrown bands dominating […]

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Music Video of the Day: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever “Time in Common” (2018)

July 19, 2018

There is something particularly surprising about the success of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. On face value, the music shouldn’t be particularly interesting nor as successful as it is. Put simply, there are a lot of bands doing what they’re doing. But for some reason (let’s call it “talent”) – their latest single “Time in Common” […]

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Track of the Day: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever “Time in Common” (2018)

July 19, 2018

There is something particularly surprising about the success of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. On face value, the music shouldn’t be particularly interesting nor as successful as it is. Put simply, there are a lot of bands doing what they’re doing. But for some reason (let’s call it “talent”) – their latest single “Time in Common” being no […]

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The 20 Best Australian Albums of 2018 (So Far…)!

July 3, 2018

As we enter July, a stacked second half of 2018 awaits us when it comes to new music and if the first half was anything to go by, music fans are in for a good one. We’ve been poring over some of our favourite homegrown releases of the year so far, from Middle Kids‘ long awaited […]

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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever take $25k Levi’s Music Prize

May 9, 2018

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever are currently eyeing up a surefire successful run at The Great Escape next week but today, one of Melbourne’s favourites have added more dosh to the bank as they have been announced as the latest winners of the Levi’s Music Prize. Established to support BIGSOUND artists who have conjured considerable career momentum […]

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Festival Destinations: Primavera Sound – May & June 2018

February 16, 2018

There’s no denying that the 18th edition of Primavera Sound is going to be one to remember. If you’ve had the chance to suss out their signature line-up, you’ll know it features huge artists who are set to bring their insane live sets to Barcelona this May and June; and if you haven’t yet, head […]

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Seven Aussie artists line up to play Primavera Sound in Barcelona and Portgual

February 9, 2018

In mere months, Primavera Sound Festival will return to Barcelona for its eighteenth edition from May 30th to June 3rd. Scheduling a lineup across a wide range of genres, we’ll hear from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, The National, Bjork, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, CHVRCHES, Father John Misty, The Breeders, A$AP Rocky and […]

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Festival Review: Singapore welcomes a stellar line up as the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in style

January 30, 2018

Another year, another Laneway Festival has come and gone. With the closure of Neon Lights last year, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival remains the only up-and-running premiere indie festival in Singapore – surpassing the short-lived likes of counterparts Hostess Weekender, The Gathering, and Camp Symmetry. And yet, this year’s edition of Laneway presented a mixed bag. […]

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Focus turns to international hype generators for the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

September 11, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival line up for 2018 has dropped a day ahead of schedule thanks to a bluff by Pedestrian overnight but heck, why not – it’s a pretty tops line up. Turning the focus to artists on the come up, the Laneway Festival has curated a line up of international names that will […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2017 (So Far) from Australia and Around the World

July 4, 2017

Shockingly, we find ourselves in the second half of 2017 already. In terms of new music, we’ve been hit with some heavy releases from some of pop music’s biggest names, while some of our favourite Australian artists have come out swinging with impressive album and EP releases all their own. As the first week of […]

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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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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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SXSW welcomes Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Hockey Dad, Gabriella Cohen & more to 2017 Music program

November 17, 2016

ICYMI this week, SXSW Music bolstered its line up for the 2017 festival, adding 210 more artists from around the world as well as some more impressive keynote announcements. The legendary Nile Rodgers will be delivering a special keynote speaker – his legacy speaking for itself, quite obviously. I mean, when you’ve got over 200 production credits […]

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Jagwar Ma, Mick Jenkins, Glass Animals, Car Seat Headrest & more confirm Laneway Festival sideshows

October 27, 2016

With the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival shining out there on the horizon for early 2017, a whole stack of artists have confirmed exclusive sideshows to accompany their national festival dates, this week. From Mick Jenkins to Glass Animals and Car Seat Headrest, find out who you can be catching where. CAR SEAT HEADREST January 25th | Oxford Art Factory, SYDNEY | with […]

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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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Single of the Day: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever “Write Back” (2016)

February 17, 2016

If you were able to catch Bully performing their first Australian shows late last year, chances are you will have been introduced to Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever at those shows. The band has quickly been whipping up the momentum and praise for their breezy surfy rock-punk stylings and their latest single “Write Back” is […]

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