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New Single: Twerps ‘Back To You’

Melbourne outfit, Twerps, have just released a quaint little tune that had my toes tapping and head nodding before I even realised what was going on. They’ve also paired the track with a beautiful film clip that shows quintessential suburbia in an almost warm glow. Catchy riffs and relaxed harmonies, as well as tight melodies make […]

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Golden Plains Nine line up announced!

The illustrious Golden Plains is back for their ninth, yes – ninth, turn at taking over the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre in 2015. This in itself is a huge feat for a festival that has never compromised their beliefs and values (BYO, no commercial sponsors, no dickheads, one stage etc), but their first lineup announcement is […]

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Q&A: Dick Diver

The coolest new festival to hit the east coast kicks off this Saturday, and it is filled to the brim with unreal Australian acts. Headlined by Brisbane’s DZ Deathrays, the festival starts in Brisbane before heading to Melbourne and Sydney. One of the most anticipated sets comes from Melbourne’s Dick Diver, a four piece that […]

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Sugar Mountain first lineup announcement!

“HOLY SHIT,” sums up my not so eloquent reaction to the first announcement for the 2015 edition of Melbourne’s Sugar Mountain. Jam packed with stellar acts, this lineup is the curveball we’ve been waiting for! Headlining the event is the one and only Nas who will be performing the iconic Illmatic in full. They’ve also […]

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New video: Don Vitale ft Midas Gold – ‘Chop About It’

Brisbane legends Bedlam Records seem to just have a knack of making some damn good music, and the latest tune to come out of the studio is no exception. Chop About It is the latest efforts from local hip hop artists Don Vitale and Midas.Gold. If you’re like me, you stray far from anything that […]

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New Music: Young Franco x UV Boi – ‘Anywhere’

Fresh-faced Brisbanites Young Franco and UV Boi have been busy making names for themselves in the local, national and even international communities for a while. 19 year old Franco has already supported the likes of Alison Wonderland, Wave Racer and was recently awarded the Triple J Unearthed accolade of “Spotlight Artist”. He’s played at Splendour In The Grass, St Jerome’s Laneway […]

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New video: Highasakite – ‘Darth Vader’

Fresh off a world tour, including two incredible Australian shows, Norway’s Highasakite show no signs of slowing down their gradual world takeover. They’ve just released a visually beautiful clip for their latest single, Darth Vader. The clip is charming and playful, and celebrates kids being kids. The rhythmic pulses and joyful chorus fit perfectly with […]

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Single Review: MOVEMENT x HAIM “My Song 5″

By Cameron Webley Modular People’s Australian trio Movement seem to be impressing everyone, everywhere. They dropped back through Australia last month after extensive UK, Europe and US touring for a string of sold out shows in Sydney and Melbourne, then once again shot off overseas to support BANKS on her sold-out US tour. Now, their […]

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Live Review: DMA’s, October 2nd @ The Brightside

Words by James Tait. Stepping into Brisbane’s The Brightside, it’s not surprising to see it packed out. DMA’s national tour has sold out most venues, the band never more popular after a 2014 that has been nothing short of supersonic. What is surprising is the numbers gathered to see support act, Brisbane’s own The Creases. […]

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Interview: KELE

I’m sure many of you reading this would have grown up with Bloc Party. They were the soundtrack to many an adolescent’s most important (or so we thought) years, and Kele Okereke was at the helm of this movement. Then, as we got older, something happened: the king of the indie rock world went AWOL… […]

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