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Yours & Owls announce a massive lineup for January 2021 festival

July 16, 2020

The lineup for the rescheduled Yours & Owls Festival has been announced, and it’s an absolute belter. To ensure that the lineup stays as advertised, the festival is ‘staying local’, with the best of Australia and New Zealand showcased at this postponed edition of Y&O. The organisers have stated that they will be working with […]

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Melbourne: The Drive-In announces Lime Cordiale, Baker Boy, Winston Surfshirt & more for first weeks of shows

June 16, 2020

Our entertainment industry has been one of the hardest hit by social distancing practices, but with restrictions loosening, it’s time to bounce back. Many of our favourite artists have responded with innovation: live-streaming their performances, actively engaging with their fans on Instagram, and even hosting online parties. However, nothing beats going to a gig, feeling […]

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Gear up for New Year’s Eve in Sydney with Northeast Party House, Nicole Millar & more

August 9, 2017

There’s a new kid on the Sydney music event scene, with the huge¬†NYE in the Park announcing its inaugural event this December. Keeping its ethos simple and to the point, the festival is all about curating good times for the final day and night of the year – begone, long lines and stupidly expensive ticket […]

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Running Touch (Melbourne) talks A Body Slow EP, his national tour and reflects on his SXSW debut

April 12, 2017

Melbourne’s Running Touch just keeps going from strength to strength, returning from SXSW in Austin, Texas a few weeks ago to release his debut EP A Body Slow. I caught up with the man himself to talk about his time in America, the new EP and the tour which is taking him all over the […]

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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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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Running Touch (Melbourne)

March 2, 2017

SXSW¬†is weeks away and while we pack our bags for another chaotic trip of music discovery out in Austin, we’re checking in with some of the Australian artists bound for the music festival. One member of the local contingent we’re keen on seeing out in Texas is¬†Running Touch. Having had a brilliant 2016, the¬†musician looks […]

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Single of the Day: Running Touch ft. Ira Horace “Aubrey” (2016)

September 12, 2016

Running Touch, mate. His new single “Aubrey” has seen the Melbourne producer link up with¬†Ira Horace¬†for a pounding dance jam that’s been rattling around in my ahead since I was directed to it only a few days ago. The addition of Horace’s raps in amongst Running Touch’s fast-paced beats and production doesn’t drop in energy […]

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Alex Lahey, Vera Blue, Oscar Key Sung & more feature on first artist reveal for SXSW 2017

September 7, 2016

The first names for¬†SXSW Music have been unveiled this morning, with a solid number of Australians included in this initial artist release. Along with confirmed keynote speaker¬†Lee¬†Daniels¬†(Empire), some impressive speakers have been announced too, making for an eclectic and entertaining program for another year. Featured on the first artist announce today are the likes of¬†Vera […]

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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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Chance the Rapper, MSTRKRFT & more hitting up Beyond the Valley for New Year’s!

August 9, 2016

Beyond the Valley¬†has¬†revealed their first round of artists confirmed for their 2016/2017 event, with¬†Chance the Rapper leading a stellar group of international and Australian artists up at the Lardner Park New Year’s celebration. Chano’s Australian visit continues to garner hope as fingers are crossed tightly for some headline dates while he’s out here but for […]

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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 ¬†Kuńćka, 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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Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

April 12, 2016

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is¬†huge.¬†Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at¬†The Strokes, while¬†rumoured headliners¬†The Cure¬†have also been confirmed.¬†The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels, […]

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The Hills Are Alive announce full line up & make tickets available to public

February 9, 2016

The complete line-up for the eighth The¬†Hills Are Alive¬†has been announced and for the first time in the event’s history a limited allocation of tickets has been made available to the general public. The line-up includes¬†Bad//Dreams, The Belligerents, Fraser A Gorman, Grenadiers, Running Touch, Arthur Penn and the Funky Ten, Venus Court, Fossil Fuel¬†and many […]

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