Meet the Aussies heading to Reykjavík for the 20th Iceland Airwaves

September 3, 2018

Iceland Airwaves will be celebrating its 20th year in November. And some of Australia’s freshest talent have joined the massive line-up to help celebrate. Four Aussie talents have been announced to join a lineup of more than 220 acts – from 26 countries – for the cardinal Reykjavík event, which recently made news for being 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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The 20 Best Australian Albums of 2017!

December 21, 2017

There’s no mistaking it, 2017 has been a stellar year for Australian music. We’ve seen Aussies surge forward internationally, while the term ‘household name’ has never been truer for some as this year has rolled out. As we approach the end of 2017, we’ve put together our annual End Of list, representing the 20 Best Australian […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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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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New Music to Listen to This Week (18th September 2017)

September 18, 2017

In the week that was, we were spoilt for choice with a bunch of new music releases. With our weekly Spotify playlist, you can wrap your ears around the charming new one from Julia Jacklin, a sultry pop number from Wallace and a spicy collab between Hanne Hukkelberg and Emilie Nicolas (plus heaps more)! ———- […]

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Music Video of the Day: Yeo “Leavin'” (2017)

September 12, 2017

Yeo continues to go from strength to strength – the release of new album Desire Path has won the Melbourne producer and writer much acclaim and now, he’s bossing up for a national tour set to bring the Yeo name to many new ears. Today, we’re loving his new film clip for “Leavin’”, one of our favourite […]

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Album Review: Yeo – Desire Path (2017 LP)

August 29, 2017

In the months following the release of Yeo‘s Ganbaru record last year, I felt the Melbourne producer remained criminally slept on; what we had been given was a nigh on flawless collection of songs that put his talent as alt-pop producer and purveyor well on display, as well as giving us an insight into one of the […]

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Yeo & Kira Puru are the duo you didn’t know you were waiting for until today’s release of “Three Dots”

June 9, 2017

“All I wanna do is talk to you for hours,” Yeo croons. It’s a sentiment we’ve all felt. In an age where social media reigns supreme, chances are you’ve spent at least one night glued to your phone scrolling back through the Instagram or Facebook of an ex/crush just to see if they’ve made any new […]

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New Music You Have to Listen to This Week (22nd May 2017)

May 22, 2017

Missed the best new tracks hand-selected by our own writers? Catch up on all the goodness, from the raucous new one by Press Club to the bubbling electronic R&B beats by Ladi6, this playlist covers all bases. Get listening now! ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: […]

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Music Video of the Day: Yeo ft. Asta “Never Wanted That” (2017)

May 15, 2017

Coming straight out of his studio, Melbourne artist Yeo is showing off his skills in his latest single “Never Wanted That”, a catchy pop song mixed with the typical electronic flair and indie notes that he makes his own. The simple, split screen, almost 70’s style video has been shot by Bonita Carzino and adds humour to […]

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Single of the Day: Yeo ft. Asta “Never Wanted That” (2017)

April 27, 2017

YEO! We’ve been patiently waiting for one of the country’s most exciting talents to get his 2017 off to a cracking start and as we expected, he’s gone done it with new single, “Never Wanted That”. Linking up with Asta, the slice of pop you can hear below is clear cut and packed with vibrancy. The […]

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The 40 Best Australian Albums of 2016: From Outlier to Reclaim Australia

January 16, 2017

Last week we delivered our Top 40 Albums of 2016, as voted by our contributors – some huge albums from chart dominating artists entered in, as did some breakthrough records from bands on the homefront we were still getting to know. We go another level deeper and look at the Top Australian releases as part […]

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2016 AU Awards : A look at the “Male Artist of the Year” nominees

December 12, 2016

This Friday, we announce the winners of the third annual AU Awards – a celebration of what has been a rich and diverse year of Australian music, delivered both on stage and in studio on record. Ahead of the ultimate reveal, we’re taking a look at some of the categories and those up for awards, […]

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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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Single of the Day: Yeo “Frost” (2016)

November 11, 2016

Before wrapping up a huge year packed with touring plus the release his latest album, Ganberu, Melbourne singer/producer/writer Yeo has just put out a brand new single, “Frost”. This slinky lil’ number is classic Yeo: layers of textural pop and electronic glitches, bobbing and weaving around the muso’s low-fi vocals that simply glide. Just when you think this is […]

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HÆLOS set for headline Melbourne & Sydney dates in January

November 3, 2016

London trio HÆLOS have been a favourite act of ours since first clapping eyes on their live show at SXSW this year. Coupling gorgeous melancholy with some brilliant arrangements that instantly bring to mind some Portishead, London Grammar and even Massive Attack, HÆLOS are finally bringing it all out to Australia for the first time at the end of […]

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Music Video of the Day: Yeo “Got No Game” (2016)

July 19, 2016

Yeo has taken to directing his latest music video, helming the visuals for his latest tune, “Got No Game”. Linking up with Trevor Santos, Alix Petah and Ben Dennis for some contemporary daaaaannce that must be seen, the video is an addictive watch. Absorb it all below and be sure to catch Yeo on the road with “Got No Game” and Ganbaru this September! […]

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What’s Your Flava? – Highlighting diversity in the Australian music industry (Part Two)

July 8, 2016

Last week, we brought you the first part of our feature on the diversity existing and thriving within our music industry. Across genres, artists have been standing up, proudly so, and making some incredible music that has been, as we found out, influenced by their cultural upbringings in some way. Whether they had relocated from […]

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YEO set for the ‘Got No Game’ tour this September

July 1, 2016

Yeo‘s getting out on the road this September with new single “Got No Game”, supported by our new favourites SAATSUMA and Take Your Time! A line up boasting three of the country’s freshest and most exciting artists, this tour is going to be Yeo’s final headline run of shows for the year. His national Ganbaru tour saw Yeo reach […]

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