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Five Aussie acts you can’t miss at Falls Music & Arts Festival 2018/19

September 10, 2018

Every time New Years rolls around, Australians don’t turn to each other and say “should we go to a festival this year?” We good people of Australia turn to each other and say “oi mate, which festival are we hitting up this New Years?” New Years festivals like Falls Festival, Field Day, Lost Paradise and […]

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From location to lineup, why Jindabyne Festival Snowtunes needs to be in your 2018 plans

August 13, 2018

Starting in 2015, Snowtunes is hosting one of the countries most impressive and exciting lineups in one of the coolest (sorry) locations in the country. If 2018’s decent snowfall isn’t enough to get you to the slopes, we make the case why it’s not too late to book a last-minute road trip to the ski […]

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Check out Tired Lion at their ferocious best with new video for “Where Were You?”

May 11, 2018

Tired Lion‘s Australian tour is upon us, with the band anticipating a near sold out run of gigs that will take them right round the country as purveyors of some blistering punk rock. They’re only getting better, too, which is the best part. Today, the band have released a new music video for the hectic […]

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Twilight at Taronga welcomes Electric Ladies, featuring Montaigne, Tired Lion & Sloan Peterson

December 5, 2017

Next year’s¬†Twilight At Taronga¬†series is already ramping up to provide some special moments at one of Sydney’s most beloved sites, but with the¬†Electric Lady Presents crew well in the fold for 2018, best believe there’s going to be some stellar live music hitting the zoo stage. Come March 3rd, Twilight at Taronga will host¬†Montaigne,¬†Tired Lion¬†and¬†Sloan […]

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Best New Music Mondays ft. Jack River, Pataphysics & more (November 27th)

November 27, 2017

Whether you’re into some hard hitting rhymes coming from¬†Omar Musa, intricate production style from Melbourne’s¬†Pataphysics or some glorious new material from¬†Jack River and¬†Walken, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our new playlist and start adding to your own with these choice cuts from Australia and abroad.   ———- This content has recently been […]

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Music Video of the Day: Tired Lion “Dumb Days” (2017)

November 23, 2017

Tired Lion‘s year has been nothing short of¬†yuge. Dominating on stages in Australia and internationally as well, the band has brought their debut album¬†Dumb Days to life with excellent vigour and a ferocity that has positioned Tired Lion as one of the country’s best emerging rock bands. Today, we’re loving the band’s new music video […]

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Our top picks for the home stretch of Melbourne Music Week 2017

November 21, 2017

Until the 25th of November, Melbourne is throwing open its music venues and public spaces as part of a nine day celebration of the city’s internationally renowned music scene. The centre of Melbourne Music Week is Saint Paul’s Cathedral, which will host a fair chunk of the action inside the church as well as in […]

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Dune Rats, Remi, Bec Sandridge and more announced as special guests for ‘Live At The Steps’ in Melbourne

November 14, 2017

As part of triple j’s Ausmusic Month, this year’s ‘Live At The Steps’ has not only moved to a larger venue at Melbourne’s Treasury Gardens, but the free live music event has been bolstered by some of the country’s most popular touring artists. Joining¬†Baker Boy,¬†Skegss,¬†Tired Lion and¬†Mallrat at ‘Live At The Steps’ will be special […]

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Get a taste of WA’s finest with this exclusive SOTA Festival playlist

May 30, 2017

The 2017¬†SOTA Festival¬†is celebrating everything great about WA music on June 5th, with a huge free event coming to Elizabeth Quay on June 5th, from 12pm. Headlined by¬†Karnivool¬†and¬†Drapht, the epic live music event also features performances from the likes of¬†Tired¬†Lion,¬†Gyroscope,¬†Abbe May¬†and¬†Katy Steele – a great array of artists, both emerging and established, all set to […]

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Review: Rain came to dampen The Great Escape but instead, the global music industry embraced the conditions in 2017

May 22, 2017

Ah,¬†The Great Escape. Snipping at the heels of its American counterpart, SXSW, the British festival – established for¬†music¬†discovery – has grown considerably in recent year, drawing thousands of music fans and industry professionals out to Brighton to watch hundreds of established and emerging bands from the world over showcase their sounds in a variety of […]

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Our Top Acts to Watch at The Great Escape Festival

May 18, 2017

The Great Escape¬†festival returns to Brighton and Hove this year, bringing with it over 450 new and up and coming bands. Here at¬†the AU, we love Australian music, and couldn’t be prouder of the Aussie acts that have been selected to perform, in the midst of such a sheer volume of talent. Honourable mentions to […]

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Sounds Australia outlay huge Sound Gallery & Aussie BBQ plans for The Great Escape

May 12, 2017

The Sounds Australia crew return to the UK for¬†The Great Escape this year and once more, they have curated some incredibly showcases for the British to see what the Australians have going. Two showcases have been planned for Brighton – the Sound Gallery returns to Komedia on Thursday, May 18th, while the Aussie BBQ hits […]

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Dune Rats set for their largest regional tour this winter

April 12, 2017

Dune Rats aren’t ones to leave their fans out in the cold this winter, with the boys hitting the road for their largest regional tour to date this ¬†June and July. Appropriately titled ‘FUCK YEAH LEDGE YEW!’, the dates extend to venues throughout NSW, Victoria, WA, Queensland and Tasmania. Joining Dunies on the road for […]

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Sampa The Great, Tired Lion among new additions to The Great Escape

February 2, 2017

A hundred new artists have been added to this year’s¬†line up for¬†The Great Escape out in Brighton, UK in May. Widely regarded as the biggest festival in Europe for new music discovery, we’re stoked to see the likes of¬†Sampa The Great,¬†Tired Lion,¬†Slaves,¬†Marika Hackman and more join a stellar group of artists from all over the […]

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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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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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Review: Violent Soho rise to King status as they bring huge tour through Adelaide

November 8, 2016

It’s easy to go on a ‘Remember when¬†Violent Soho played…’ type trip – the fact is that, for many, this band from Mansfield, Brisbane have carved for themselves a special spot in our live music loving, mosh-indulging hearts. Watching them consistently climb with each album release to becoming one of the country’s best known and […]

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Koi Child win big at WAMAWARDS in Perth, kicking off WAMFEST 2016 in style

November 3, 2016

Celebrating what has become a rich and diverse music industry out West overnight, the 2016¬†WAMFEST was kicked off brilliantly with this year’s¬†WAMAWARDS. Held at the new Gate One Theatre at the Claremont Showgrounds, the event saw¬†Koi Child¬†(pictured) take home awards for four of their five nominated categories, while the likes of¬†Abbe May,¬†Verge Collection,¬†Mathas,¬†Tired Lion and […]

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Tired Lion to Ocean Alley: 9 Artists to suss ahead of The Plot Festival!

October 25, 2016

Before going to any festival, I like to make a festival playlist to highlight a couple of my must catch acts and also, to pre-game. Anyway, here’s my picks for The Plot Festival! There are some rising goodies, as well as some more obscure and alternate acts for a little mix. TIRED LION I loved […]

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the¬†National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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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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London Grammar, The Avalanches, Violent Soho & more join Childish Gambino for the 2016 Falls Festival!

August 23, 2016

Following on from this morning’s announcement that¬†London Grammar would be joining¬†Childish Gambino on this year’s¬†Falls Festival¬†tour, the festival organisers have continued to make our Tuesday by following through with a stack of international and local names set to hit festival sites in Lorne, Byron and Marion Bay and of course for its first year, Fremantle, […]

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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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Aussies Abroad: Perth’s Tired Lion follow up Glastonbury with a run of shows through Europe & the UK

June 28, 2016

Fresh from playing (and being evacuated from) Hurricane Festival in Germany and the iconic Glastonbury in the UK, Perth rockers Tired Lion are currently conquering Europe and the UK with a string of festival dates and headline shows. The tour continues later this week at Bravalla Festival in Sweden, before heading to Switzerland for Open […]

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Yours & Owls come out swinging with one huge festival line up for October

June 14, 2016

Well, they promised it would be bigger. They promised it would be better. And in 2016 – the Yours & Owls crew have certainly delivered on the above in pulling together what is easily one of our favourite festival line ups we’ve seen yet. Some of the country’s best (not to mention some rad international […]

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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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Live Review: Tired Lion + FOAM + Hip Priest – Jack Rabbit Slims, Perth (06.02.16)

February 8, 2016

The streets of Northbridge were packed on Saturday night with people soaking up the colour of the Perth Fringe Festival, so it was great to see a crowd still come out in force for local grunge rockers Tired Lion. Bringing out their usual bravado, it was a great night for the always excitable Jack Rabbit […]

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Courtney Barnett takes out J Award for Australian Album of the Year!

November 19, 2015

Courtney Barnett has just taken out Australian Album of the Year at the J Awards, with the acclaimed Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit claiming yet another accolade for 2015. The album was up against releases from the likes of Tame Impala and Gang of Youths and currently has Barnett continuously […]

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Tame Impala, Tired Lion, Methyl Ethel, KUńĆKA and more take home WA Music Awards!

November 6, 2015

The 2015 WA Music Awards took place in Perth overnight as part of this year’s WAM Festival, with Jack Rabbit Slim’s being packed out with folk keen to celebrate the sheer amount of talented musicians coming out of the West throughout the year with some unforgettable music. As expected, Tame Impala won big on the […]

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Seven acts (and 7 songs) not to miss at the WAM Saturday Spectacular this weekend!

November 5, 2015

This weekend, the Saturday Spectacular returns to Perth as part of the annual WAM Festival and Conference, showcasing over 80 bands, across nine venues and some 12 hours – and entry is completely free! Out of that incredible list, we’ve chosen 7 artists¬†(and 7 songs) – presented for you here in no particular order – […]

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