Day: September 28, 2018

Interview: Michael Shuman on QOTSA, Japan, Edwyn Collins and his new Mini Mansions EP Works Every Time.

September 28, 2018

Chatting about his current tours, Michael Shuman (better known as Mikey Shoes) had a talk with us about his bands Queens of the Stone Age and Mini Mansions, the lack of vacationing in his life and a brand new EP, Works Every Time, which is released today. Mikey had a lot to say about his […]

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Travel Review: U By Uniworld reinvents European river cruising

September 28, 2018

I’m watching European countryside scenery roll by from my bed, and my phone won’t stop buzzing. Picture messages, texts, oh, and the odd GIF – they’re all coming through in the WhatsApp group I’m in. It’s called The A – the same name of the river cruise ship I’m on. Run by U by Uniworld, […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Sydney-based soul songstress Wallace returns with “Pantone Home” (2018)

September 28, 2018

Today we’re thrilled to premiere the brilliant, brand new single “Pantone Home” from Sydney-based soul songstress Wallace. Opening with an isolated piano, it’s not long before the beat steps in and we get a spectacular mix of soul, jazz, hip-hop and electronica. The beautiful track – her second of 2018 – may just be Wallace’s […]

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Five Tracks That Inspired Us: Hey Geronimo (Brisbane) and “Working For Google”

September 28, 2018

Earlier this month, Brisbane-based outfit Hey Geronimo released their new album Content. Off of it came the single “Working For Google”, which saw a video released around the same time as the album dropped. We asked the band to share with us five tracks that inspired the track: Boys Better — The Dandy Warhols ‘Google’ […]

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Track of the Day: Bald Beagle “U-Turn” (2018)

September 28, 2018

Following the release of their debut EP Centrelink last year, Margaret River’s Bald Beagle are back with their new single “U-Turn”. Bald Beagle were born out of somewhat humble beginnings; originally it was just three friends coming together to play another friend’s twenty first. Since then, they’ve released an EP, added a further two members to the band, […]

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4 more acts not to miss at Australian Music Week as 40 more artists and conference program details are added

September 28, 2018

Sometimes leading trends in music can become boring and predictable. From 7th to the 9th of November, Australian Music Week celebrates the artists going at it a bit differently, down at the Shire. Lather on that sunscreen and come feel the heat of Australia’s most accessible, grassroots music industry conference. With a focus on real […]

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Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in Sydney this October

September 28, 2018

It’s the end of September and we are reaching to grasp the Summer Holidays and Christmas celebration, but just can’t quite get there. Stop reaching for holidays and start grabbing tickets because life doesn’t have to be mundane with great live music around everywhere. Here are nine great gigs in Sydney this October that will […]

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What we learned at the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music (PFOAM) event

September 28, 2018

Politicians and Musicians don’t often see eye to eye, especially of late in NSW, but on Wednesday night at the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music (PFOAM), songwriters, musicians, recording artists and key industry leaders joined forces in Macquarie Street to illustrate the importance of contemporary music for Australia – not just for starting parties but […]

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Live Review: Jhené Aiko treats Sydney Trip Tour to special guest A$AP Rocky

September 28, 2018

On Wednesday night American singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko took Sydney crowds at Hordern Pavilion on a final emotional and musical journey during her last Australian show of her Trip tour. Making it a real trip for everyone she had a very special guest rapper A$AP Rocky join her for part of the set. Starting off the […]

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