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Album Review: Fishing ‘Shy Glow’

Words by Kathleen Warren After years supporting some of Australia’s top electronic acts and cementing their place as true up-and-comers, Blue Mountains duo Fishing have created a debut album filled with the undeniably cheery energy of a neon bouncy ball popping in pink lemonade. Written over their many overseas jaunts, Shy Glow seamlessly flows from […]

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Album Review: NO ‘El Prado’

“Is this The National?” Many heads have poked through my door in the last week to ask that question. Tempting as it has been to engage in an Abbott and Costello “Who’s On First” esque argument and reply with “No, it’s NO,” I haven’t. After all, the confusion is understandable. Like The National, the LA […]

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Tour Announcement: NIGHT BEATS

Seattle rockers Night Beats are heading down under for their FIRST EVER Australian tour this September! If you aren’t familiar with Night Beats, it’s time that all changed: think psychedelic-infused garage rock that’s full of soulful guitars, bluesy melodies and foot-stomping rhythms. Since forming in 2009, Night Beats have been endlessly touring, sharing stages with […]

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Rave of Thrones ft. DJ HODOR is a thing, and it’s happening in Australia

Game of Thrones is over for the year. I’m still sad about this, crying every Monday night about the lack of blood, gore, dragons and nudity on my TV screen. You might be feeling the same way. We’ve got a long year to go until Season 5 comes out, folks. Never fear, though: we’ve got […]

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Interview: Boy & Bear

Prodigal Australian sons Boy & Bear have been doing the hard yards. With 18 months of solid touring around the globe under their belt, they’re headed home for something special. The Get Up & Dance tour will see them play at some of Australia’s most prestigious and beautiful venues, including the Sydney Opera House, with […]

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Kina Grannis is touring this week!

Words by Hope Scott It is said that Australia really does feel the elements, but nothing can prepare us for the beauty of those that are to come as Kina Grannis returns to Australia this week! Since getting her first break on Youtube in 2007, the American songstress has taken not only Youtube, but the […]

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Gang of Youths have a new video and tour dates!

With Robert Thornton Sydney (and now, Nashville) rockers Gang of Youths have seriously exploded onto the scene since forming just last year. For five guys from Sydney who reportedly met at “Jesus camp” while growing up, producing rich, opulent alt-rock seems like it would present a bit of a challenge. However, for the band’s front […]

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Millions are heading out on the road again!

Words by Krissy Bryant Rejoice! Brisbane sweethearts Millions have just announced details of their launch shows to celebrate the release of their long-awaited, greatly anticipated debut album Max Relax. Following the hype over their recently released new single, the absolutely electrifying Clementine, there will be no doubt that these shows will be absolutely insane. Tour dates: […]

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EP Review: Nussy, ‘Nussy’

In a cloud of shimmering electro-pop, Melbourne-based Nussy, aka Dani Smarrelli, shows huge potential with her eponymous debut EP. The vibrant tracks certainly impress, despite demonstrating there is a little way to go before the quirky songstress becomes a mainstay on the Australian pop scene. With a quick glance of Nussy’s debut video clip, it […]

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Live Review: Violent Soho, July 12th @ Manning Bar

Waking up with bruises on your abdomen isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. The red and purple splotches strangely resembled the tie died merch I’d been eyeing off the night before. Pressed up against the metal rail of Manning Bar, the air slowly squeezing out of my lungs, I witnessed one of Australia’s most talented bands […]

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