Off The Rails Festival ft. Amyl and The Sniffers, The Mark of Cain & more in Marrickville and Newcastle this October long weekend

July 13, 2023

Our October long weekend has just been organised! Just announced Off The Rails Festival this October long weekend in Marrickville and Newcastle featuring the best of pub, punk and indie rock and roll, Amyl & The Sniffers, The Mark of Cain, Private Function, RVG, Full Flower Moon Band and a whole lot more. Currently touring around […]

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The Jezabels and DMA’s will headline Sydney’s Bad Friday Festival in April

January 21, 2019

One of Sydney’s most popular block parties, the long-running Bad Friday, has announced a huge line up for their 10th anniversary event, featuring some of the country’s finest (plus one international) in what will no doubt be a highly sought boutique festival. Set to kick off the Easter long weekend, Bad Friday will make the […]

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Alex Lahey, Jen Cloher & The Jungle Giants among multiple AIR Award nominees for 2018

April 17, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards returns to Adelaide this July for its second year in South Australia, coming to the Queen’s Theatre on July 26th. Along with the AIR Awards, the two-day Indie-Con Australia Conference also comes back to Adelaide, hosted by The Hindley on July 26th and 27th, welcoming industry folk from around the country to come […]

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Aussies Abroad: Post-punk outfit RVG set to tour Europe with rising stars Shame

April 13, 2018

Following a successful run of shows in the US which included SXSW in Texas and showcases in LA and NYC, acclaimed Australian post-punk band RVG are set to embark on a 12-stop European tour alongside UK band Shame in May. Having their gig in SXSW described as embodying “pure self-expression the way the Muses intended” […]

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G Flip and RVG join impressive list of Australians bound for The Great Escape

April 6, 2018

The Great Escape is now properly entering its countdown for 2018, with the largest European music discovery event anticipating another huge year this May. The likes of Superorganism, Japanese Breakfast, Soccer Mommy, Phoebe Bridgers and more are heading to Brighton to represent for some of music’s most buzzed about artists, while the Australian contingent also continues to grow. Breakthrough […]

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Aussies Abroad: Our Golden Friend announce showcases in NYC and at SXSW

March 11, 2018

Our Golden Friend have emerged as one of Melbourne’s premiere artist management companies and with SXSW off an running, the music festival has provided the perfect platform for the company to show off their talented roster. Bringing Jade Imagine, RVG, Totally Mild and Jess Ribeiro to Texas, Our Golden Friend will be hosting a must-attend party at the Australia […]

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Music Video of the Day: RVG “IBM” (2018)

February 28, 2018

Melbourne’s RVG are gearing up for a huge 2018, with international tour dates right on the horizon; the band is preparing to bring their acclaimed debut album A Quality of Mercy to American and European audiences for the first time. Ahead of RVG’s third, yes third, sold out gig at The Old Bar on home turf, the […]

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Amy Shark, Gang of Youths amongst major winners at the National Live Music Awards

December 8, 2017

Eight events took place simultaneously around the country last night, celebrating the contributions to live music by some of our best established and emerging acts, with the National Live Music Awards taking place from another year. With the ticketed gala event happening at The Grace Darling Hotel in Collingwood, the Melbourne event of the NLMAs saw […]

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The Age Music Victoria Awards open public voting as 2017 nominees are unveiled

October 13, 2017

The Age Music Victoria Awards are set to take place at 170 Russell in Melbourne on November 22nd as part of this year’s Melbourne Music Week, celebrating 12 years of recognising Victorian musicians and venues continuing to put their city on the map as a thriving artistic hub. Today, the nominees have been announced, with the […]

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Gang of Youths, Marlon Williams, Brightness & more feature on SXSW Music line up for 2018

October 11, 2017

The first line up for next year’s SXSW music festival dropped in the early hours, unveiling an impressive list of global names set to be performing in and around Austin, Texas, from March 12th – 18th. Returning names include the likes of Shamir, Marlon Williams and Milk & Bone, while the Australian contingent boasts some of our favourite established and […]

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Live Review: Gold Class, RVG and Millú shake down the Melbourne Museum on Friday night

August 8, 2017

Do you remember when you were still a little primary school cherub, and for whatever reason you got to go to school after hours – maybe a parent teacher interview night, a sleep-over at school, a school disco. There was kind of a feeling of being up to something bad, and you act a little […]

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BIGSOUND artist count rises to 133 with latest round of confirmed names dropped today

July 27, 2017

BIGSOUND has bolstered its 2017 artist list with a stack of new names being released today, taking the official count to 133 (so far). The list sees some BIGSOUND debutantes in the mix with some returning names and a block of Australian favourites set to mix it up in Fortitude Valley this September 5th – 9th. […]

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