24 Mar 2015

Our Festival Scene & A Festival Called Panama

In recent years, Australia has experienced a noticeable change in the music scene. Mainstream music festivals are being increasingly associated with violence, drugs and assault, resulting in a new breed of boutique music festivals. A shifting demographic with a desire for a more personable, niche experience has seen smaller, more

23 Mar 2015

The Black Keys Cancel Australian Tour, Including Byron Bay Bluesfest

The Black Keys have had to cancel their upcoming Australian visit, which included headlining next weeks Byron Bay Bluesfest, following drummer Patrick Carney’s shoulder surgery. The injury, sustained in January, has also seen New Zeland and Japan removed from The Black Keys’ Turn Blue World Tour. Despite hoping to resume

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23 Mar 2015

Alison Wonderland Announces Warehouse Project 2.0

Following the success of last years tour, Sydney-based DJ and producer, Alison Wonderland, has just announced she’ll be embarking on another national tour. Kicking off in May, The Wonderland Warehouse Project 2.0 will see industrial warehouses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and the Gold Coast be transformed into thriving dance

23 Mar 2015

Live Interview : The Moving Stills

They’re unable to legally purchase a beer, yet they’ve accomplished a lot more than a band their age would ever dream of. They’ve performed at established festivals such as Mountain Sounds and The Reunion Festival, received air time on Triple J Unearthed, supported internationally recognised bands like The Griswolds and have won

21 Mar 2015

Q&A: Direwolf

Having only established himself as Direwolf a couple of years back, 24 year old Matt Dewar has since devoured the Sydney music scene. His emotive lyrics combined with his powerful voice and flawless guitar captivates audiences no matter the venue… we bet you tonight’s $12 entry fee that you won’t be able to find

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17 Mar 2015

Allday Announces First National Tour of 2015

Arguably Australia’s most prominent young artist Allday has announced dates for his procrastination-inspired national tour. Officially titled, “I Should Be Working On My Album But I’m Doing A Tour”, sees Allday visit Adelaide, Freemantle, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney over 8 days in May/June, joined by fellow artists and previous collaboration

16 Mar 2015

Guest Post: How Crowdfunding is Reinventing Music |

Words by Fred Schebesta | Co-founder & Director at’s Fred Schebesta gives us an insight on his theory surrounding crowdfunding in the music industry. Ten years ago, the idea of getting people to pay for something that hadn’t even happened yet could’ve landed you in jail for being a

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16 Mar 2015

Ben Howard announces new Australian tour dates

Armed with his soaring and emotionally connective second album “I Forget Where We Were“, the million-selling, Mercury-nominated English singer-songwriter Ben Howard is returning to Australia. After last week’s tour rescheduling announcement, Ben has unfortunately had to cancel his appearance at Bluesfest this year. Ben is what you might call a

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14 Mar 2015

Grumpys and Von Grimm Records Present: Craft & Cult 2015

Imagine enjoying a selection of craft beers while listening to local Melbourne bands perform live… could you wish for a better combination?! A round of applause to Von Grimm Records, Grumpys Green and Gold Beer Week for making it happen! Get out your planners and scrawl Craft & Cult over Wednesday

13 Mar 2015

An insight into ‘Deeper Than House’, an event you can’t miss!

No lockouts, no last drinks, live electronic entertainment, a ‘no dickhead’ policy, certified deep house music, professional photography, a venue thriving with culture and an event composed of diversity … a once a month rarity and it’s happening tonight. Deeper Than House is essentially an innovative competition where 16 established