New Music to Listen to This Week (11th September 2017)

September 11, 2017

Carefully curated by our very own writers and editors, this week’s Spotify playlist has got some absolute gems. If you haven’t acquainted yourself with the cruisy S.M. Jenkins, electronic duo Nocturnal Tapes or all-girl rockers The Coathangers, now is your chance. Get listening! ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The […]

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Music Video of the Day: Tigertown “Warriors” (2017)

September 11, 2017

Tigertown continue to craft and execute gorgeous pieces of music, the latest example coming in the form of their new single, “Warriors”. The music video that has recently been released to accompany has been directed by Imogen Grist and is frankly, a stunning watch. Toeing the line between fantasy and reality, the “Warriors” film clip embodies […]

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The 40 Best Singles of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 17, 2017

You may have been keeping up with our recent ‘Best of 2016’ series over the last week and as we get stuck into a year of new music, we take a final look back at the songs that made our year. Throwing voting open to our contributors, we’ve compiled 40 of the best songs that […]

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Gold Class, Middle Kids & Tigertown amongst first 50 artists announced for The Great Escape!

November 25, 2016

The Great Escape returns to Brighton in the UK next year, taking over the British seaside from May 18th – 20th. Lauded as the festival for unearthing some of music’s most exciting talent from around the globe, The Great Escape will be celebrating its twelfth year with some of the best established and emerging artists. Amongst the […]

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Gretta Ray takes out the Vanda & Young Songwriting Comp for 2016 with “Drive”

October 27, 2016

Newcomer Gretta Ray has won the $50,000 first prize in this year’s Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition with her debut single “Drive”. Out of the 3,934 entries, the young Melbourne artist came out on top ahead of Emma Louise and “Underflow” in second place, and Sydney’s Tigertown (“Lonely Cities”) and US songwriter Tia P (“4 Seats From Beyoncé”) who came in […]

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Tigertown drop new single and announce national tour this December!

October 4, 2016

December will see Sydney pop foursome Tigertown bring The Papernote Tour across Australia in celebration of their recently released single, ‘Papernote’. Following up from their debut EP Lonely Cities, the Papernote EP is due to be released October 28 and promises a selection of sunshiny, powerhouse tunes. The past twelve months was packed with international touring for […]

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Festival Review: BIGSOUND 2016 (07.09.16 & 08.09.16)

September 11, 2016

For one magical week of the year, Fortitude Valley transforms to a musical haven; a subtropical playground bathed in the auditory ambrosia that is BIGSOUND. Christmas for the music industry has just passed, and what a week BIGSOUND 2016 has been. Dissection, examination and support of the Australian music community sustained the BIGSOUND conference during the […]

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Nine artists I’m not going to miss at BIGSOUND – and neither should you!

September 6, 2016

Well, I’m just about to jump on a plane up to BIGSOUND, and many of you probably are as well. So while your editor-in-chief Sosefina delivered her comprehensive nine picks earlier in the week, today I’m going to assume you’re as time poor as I am and just cut to the chase. Here are the […]

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Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Tigertown (Sydney) on their return to The Valley!

August 25, 2016

For Tigertown, this year’s BIGSOUND music festival and conference isn’t going to be their first rodeo at the Brisbane event. Hitting BIGSOUND for their third time, it’s safe to say that they’d have some tips and a game plan in place to survive the chaos. Alexi Collins takes us through it as part of our 2016 artist […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of May 2016

July 27, 2016

Continuing our look back at our favourite music videos, we turn the spotlight to May, where we became introduced to some more rad artists and their latest visuals; from MOSSY‘s “Ginsberg”, to Modern Baseball‘s brilliant video for “Wedding Singer”, there were definitely all angles covered. Hit ‘play’ and revisit them below! PLAYLIST Tim Wheatley – “78 Benz” […]

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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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Music Video of the Day: Tigertown “Lonely Cities” (2016)

May 10, 2016

Tigertown continue to impress, following up a well-received run of live shows with the release of the official music video for their brilliant single “Lonely Cities”. The title track from their latest EP, “Lonely Cities” is a glossy, prime example of the handle on pop sensibilities the band has and is a standout song from their body […]

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Live Review: Tigertown + Angus Dawson – Jimmy’s Den, Perth (16.04.16)

April 18, 2016

With an odd burst of warm weather over the weekend, Northbridge was buzzing nice and early on Saturday night with the maze of boutique bars around Jimmy’s Den thriving as we waited for doors open. After hearing an interview with the band, I was well and truly keen to see Sydney act Tigertown taking their […]

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SXSW Music Interview: Tigertown (Sydney) chat new music, writing while being away from Australia & more!

April 1, 2016

Tigertown returned to Austin for their second SXSW this year, off the back of what’s already been a successful few months on the road through the States. The Sydney band has been garnering praise for shows alongside St. Lucia in particular and this month, the band returns home for their long-awaited Australian tour, kicking off in Sydney […]

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The SXSW comedown… Sose gives us her thoughts on another jam-packed week of music in Austin!

March 23, 2016

It’s currently encroaching on Wednesday evening and I find myself seated at the desk in my hotel room, coming in and out of blank stares out the window and an email inbox count that is slowly eating away at my soul. It’s my first day back in Australia in two weeks and I’m struggling to stay awake, […]

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Aussies at SXSW: Spotlight on 2016 Showcase Artists Tigertown!

March 13, 2016

The sun is shining in Austin, the beers are flowing and the smells of Texan BBQ are teasing us into what’s going to be a week of indulgence. Monday spells the beginning of the SXSW Music program for 2016 and we’ve done for the last few years, the AU will be bringing you some exclusive […]

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Sounds Australia unveils both Sound Gallery & Aussie BBQ line ups for SXSW!

March 2, 2016

The Sounds Australia crew have today released details of their official SXSW events, including the always popular Aussie BBQ. The full artist line ups for the Aussie BBQ and two Sound Gallery Showcases have been unveiled, with 30 Australian acts set to perform. The Aussie BBQ celebrates its 13th year at SXSW in 2016 and […]

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Tigertown (Sydney) on the new Lonely Cities EP, touring & more!

March 1, 2016

From LA, Tigertown‘s Chris Collins fills us in on the Sydney band’s recent time writing and touring abroad (most recently with St. Lucia), as well as the release of their new EP, Lonely Cities. For the group, they’ve grown stronger as a creative unit considerably over the past year and a bit and as Collins mentions, the lessons they’ve […]

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The Kills, Miike Snow, Baio and more set for three-day StubHub SXSW Music series!

February 23, 2016

We’re mere weeks away from hitting Austin, Texas for another year of SXSW chaos and still, the Music festival is managing to surprise and hype us up with new excitement with the reveal of some new live performance series. Today, we find out that the likes of The Kills, Miike Snow, Baio, Bloc Party and more will be performing as part […]

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The Festival Diaries: CMJ Day Five Ft The Preatures, Bored Nothing, Hermitude + More – New York City (19.10.13)

October 21, 2013

The last day is here. I write this in a state of both sadness and joy, because I have seen so many great bands perform in front of pretty enthusiastic crowds. NYC really likes to cheer and woo for their entertainment, and it’ll be something I really miss from this city. Then again, I’m sitting […]

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The Festival Diaries: CMJ Day Three Ft Courtney Barnett, Real Estate, Tiny Ruins + More – New York City (17.10.13)

October 17, 2013

Staying up until 3am last night broke the record of staying up until 1am on the 16th October for me. The range of places that I went to varied insanely – too much probably. Going from living-room sized tiled rooms underneath restaurants to larger rooms that could fill hundreds of people was an experience and […]

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