The Jungle Giants

Interview: The Jungle Giants’ Sam Hales: A Major Life Remix & His Livestreaming Show

May 31, 2020

Cancelled gigs, social distancing and a deeper focus on technology are the reality of many artists right now. We had a chat with Sam Hales from The Jungle Giants about life after COVID-19 and his recent live streaming show. The Jungle Giants are known for their tours: it feels like there’s always another one around […]

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Track of the Day: The Jungle Giants “Sending Me Ur Loving” (2020)

January 22, 2020

One of our favourite bands The Jungle Giants are back with a new single, “Sending Me Ur Loving”. It’s trademark Jungle Giants, with the jangly guitars, soaring vocals and a tune you want to shake your booty to. Sam Hales, the lead singer, says of the track “Sending Me Ur Loving has been with me […]

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The 40 Best Australian Songs of 2019

January 20, 2020

With the Hottest 100 voting closing today, we thought we’d take our annual look back on the best songs of 2019. And should you still have to vote, we wanted to give you some ideas on some great local music to consider including in your top ten. We’ve put the 40 songs together in a […]

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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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Live Review: Party In The Paddock Day Two – The Jungle Giants, The Presets, Kwame, Good Doogs; White Hills (08.02.19)

February 10, 2019

Party In The Paddock Day Two is where the magic really started with the opening of the main paddock and a large variety of acts and activities spread throughout the day. Early morning yoga was the perfect refresh from the energies of the previous night with the relaxing activity helping forget the memories of a […]

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Live Review: Beyond The Valley Day Two ft. The Jungle Giants + Boo Seeka + Nicole Millar and more (30.12.18)

December 30, 2018

Day two of Beyond The Valley topped an already impressive first day! Nicole Millar set the tone for the day, leaving a predominantly young female crowd wondering how she isn’t already an international sensation. Although her song “Blindfolded” received a huge  crowd sing along she proved she has a whole catalogue of feel good pop […]

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Live Review: Spilt Milk Festival delivered a stellar day of Australian music and legendary international artists

November 19, 2018

Spilt Milk Festival in Canberra is really establishing itself as one of Australia’s biggest one day festivals. Now in its third year, even the late withdrawal of international star Childish Gambino didn’t for one second detract from the magic of the day. Childish Gambino’s broken foot led to the inclusion of Aussie favourites Angus and […]

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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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PNAU, Baker Boy, Alex Lahey among winners at the 2018 AIR Awards

July 26, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards took place in Adelaide overnight, with Australian industry gathering at the historic Queen’s Theatre in the city to celebrate independent music, labels and creatives who have accomplished massive things over the last year. Performances stunned, with the likes of Caiti Baker, Bad//Dreems, Stella Donnelly, Baker Boy and Alex The Astronaut doling out impressive numbers on stage, while Dylan […]

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7 Artists You Gotta Listen to Ahead of This Year’s Splendour in the Grass

June 13, 2018

Splendour in the Grass is back again for another year, held this year in North Byron Parklands from the 20th-22nd of July. If you’re heading out to Splendour for the first time, chances are you’re going to have a helluva bender – what a stacked line up to pop your SITG cherry! As the weekend […]

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Skegss join Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival line up this July

May 17, 2018

The return of the Spin Off Festival this year will be bringing the likes of The Wombats, The Jungle Giants and Yungblud through the Adelaide punters in amid the Splendour in the Grass madness, and today, Skegss have joined the bill. The band have already struck up a mad connection with fans right around the country, picking up the mantle […]

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Jeremy Neale wins Song of the Year at the 2018 Queensland Music Awards

May 15, 2018

It was Queensland music’s night of nights overnight, with the 2018 Queensland Music Awards taking place at the Royal International Convention Centre at the Brisbane Showgrounds. A sold out event this year, the QMA’s saw Jeremy Neale take Song of the Year for “Dancin’ & Romancin’”, while The Jungle Giants‘ Quiet Ferocity was named Album of the Year. Perhaps […]

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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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Festival Review: Flume headlines a massive New Year’s Eve program of music at the Falls Festival in Byron Bay

January 2, 2018

Here for its 25th instalment, the Falls Festival has become a staple diet for the many punters up and down the east coast of Australia who enjoy listening to quality tunes to bring in their new year. Returning for its fifth edition at the North Byron Parklands, Falls managed to put in place what has […]

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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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Festival Review: Groovin The Moo – Adelaide Showgrounds (28.04.17)

May 1, 2017

Groovin The Moo kicked off in Adelaide on Friday, with the sold-out festival returning hard and fast with another stellar line-up of national and international acts, plus a very controversial petting zoo and an even more scandalous venue change. The day promised drizzling showers and some of the coldest temperatures Adelaide had experienced all year, […]

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Live Review: Ball Park Music + The Jungle Giants – Twilight at Taronga, Taronga Zoo (11.02.17)

February 13, 2017

The great philosopher Carlos Santana and his colleague Rob Thomas were once quoted as saying, ‘Man it’s a hot one’. And while they were seven inches from the midday sun when they said it, this duo must have been in attendance at this Ball Park Music headlining show as part of the annual Twilight at […]

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Against Me!, The Darkness, Amy Shark & more confirmed for Groovin The Moo 2017

January 31, 2017

Returning for its majestic 13th year this April and May, Groovin The Moo has dropped its line up for 2017 – throwing back to some of our favourite international bands (plus some names primed to be introduced to Australians for the first time), not to mention a class cut of Australian talent in the mix. With […]

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Festival Review: Wonderland – Kitchener Park, Perth (03.12.16)

December 6, 2016

It felt like barely yesterday that we were heading through the gates at Langely Park for a memorable festival, but already it was time for the next transformed iteration of the Wonderland festival experience. Moved to the lush forest of Kitchener Park in Subiaco, it really did take on an enchanted vibe as the crowd […]

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Matt & Alex commencing final days at triple j with five-date rave tour

November 22, 2016

Yesterday, Matt Okine and Alex Dyson announced that their time as hosts of triple j’s breakfast show would be coming to an end this December; for Dyson, the end of a 10 year-long career at the broadcaster. Okine of course, came on board in 2014 to replace former host Tom Ballard. For both, it’s been years of early mornings, memorable […]

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Melbourne Music Week unveils full program for 2016, featuring Sebastien Tellier, Shihad, Seekae & more

October 4, 2016

Finally, the 2016 Melbourne Music Week program is here in full for music lovers to sink their teeth into properly, after weeks of drip-fed news tidbits to keep the fires burning. As we knew already, the weeklong music celebration is levelling up for its seventh year; the State Library Victoria has been named as the MMW […]

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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 Jungle Giants hitting the road with Gideon Bensen, The Lulu Raes and Machine Age this June and July!

April 6, 2016

The Jungle Giants are good at putting together a tour line up, that’s for sure. Their 2015 national run introduced many more to Foreign/National and the Moses Gunn Collective and now, the Brisbane group are hitting the road for the first time this year, joined by Gideon Bensen, The Lulu Raes and Machine Age. Tasty. The ‘Together We Can Work Together Tour’ […]

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Photo Gallery: The Jungle Giants + Northeast Party House + The Creases – Metro Theatre (12.10.13)

October 13, 2013

The Jungle Giants played the Metro Theatre on Saturday night with support from Northeast Party House and The Creases. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the pit.

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Dune Rats and The Jungle Giants Interview Each Other.

April 23, 2013

Both playing Track and Field in Brisbane this Friday, we asked Dune Rats and The Jungle Giants to shoot each other some questions and here’s what came back… the results are… interesting… DUNE RATS ASKING THE JUNGLE GIANTS Answers by Cesira Aitken How many times do people mention the red hair thing? All the time… […]

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