Author: Genevieve Morris

Album Review: Flume – Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape) (2019)

March 23, 2019

With only 24 hours notice, veteran Flume dropped a 17 track mixtape with full accompanying visuals on Australian label, Future Classic.  Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape) will be one of the most important releases of the year and reminds us that Flume is an artist but also a visionary. Breaking his two year silence, Flume and […]

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NSW government’s “War on Festivals” blamed for Mountain Sounds’ cancellation

February 10, 2019

Today’s devastating news about the cancellation of Central Coast Mountain Sounds Festival raises many more questions about the NSW Governments festival safety regulations and approach to tackling drug deaths. Just one week out from the festival, Mountain Sounds, originally budgeting for 11 user-pay police report being blindsided with a $200,000 in upfront costs for 45 user-pay police […]

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Inteview: Ultra Australia headliner Martin Garrix talks Anima, STMPD and the importance of his team

February 8, 2019

We’re just a couple of weeks away from the debut of the international EDM festival Ultra Australia; with the event taking place in Melbourne and Sydney on the 23rd and 24th of February, respectively. We recently had the chance to catch up with one of the event’s headliners, the Dutch DJ and Record Producer Martin Garrix. […]

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Live Review: Field Day delivers a great New Years Day celebration in Sydney’s Domain

January 3, 2019

On New Years Eve, parties at Watson’s Bay, the fireworks in the city and NYE In The Park festival divide Sydney party goers. However, on New Years Day there is no competition. Field Day at The Domain Is the best celebration in the city and arguably the country. Field Day hosts a huge electronic and hip hop lineup, […]

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Live Review: Beyond The Valley Day Two ft. The Jungle Giants + Boo Seeka + Nicole Millar and more (30.12.18)

December 31, 2018

Day two of Beyond The Valley topped an already impressive first day! Nicole Millar set the tone for the day, leaving a predominantly young female crowd wondering how she isn’t already an international sensation. Although her song “Blindfolded” received a huge  crowd sing along she proved she has a whole catalogue of feel good pop […]

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Live Review: Beyond The Valley Day One ft. Joey Badass + Client Liaison + Winston Surfshirt and more (29.12.18)

December 30, 2018

Beyond The Valley (BTV) in Lardner, an hour and a half outside Melbourne has been proving itself to be a hot contender in the battle for the ideal New Years Festival, against tough competition from Falls Festival, Lost Paradise, Field Day and a stack of others. Although Falls generally has the biggest international names, Beyond […]

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Interview: Mountain Sounds bound SLUMBERJACK (AU) on their favourite moments of 2018 and what the duo have planned for 2019

December 18, 2018

Australian electronic duo, SLUMBERJACK have been adding their signature feelsy, melodic sound to wonky trap tracks for years now. Busy touring the world with TroyBoi, Ekali, Alison Wonderland and playing huge festival sets round the world they haven’t played many shows in Australia in 2018. Luckily they will be back with big things in 2019, saying […]

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Live Review: Gang of Youths put on a mesmerising show at Enmore Theatre as their huge tour comes to an end

December 3, 2018

Gang of Youths‘ epic stories of victory, tragedy and hope have been bringing young Australians a new appreciation of classic feelsy rock. The charisma, insightfulness and passion of lead singer Dave Le’aupepe has been at the front of most of this success, rendering comparisons to legends Bruce Springsteen and Michael Hutchence. I saw Gang of Youths perform […]

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Album Review: The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships (2018 LP)

November 29, 2018

Manchester pop stars The 1975 have divided critics and music lovers since their self titled debut album back in 2013. Lead singer Matthew Healy has been at the forefront of most of the distaste for the band, glorifying the drugs, sex and money culture to his adoring and impressionable teenage girl fanbase. Despite falling captive […]

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12 up-and-coming artists from Australia and around the world we think you will love

November 22, 2018

With streaming services and so many great artists going round it’s easier than ever to find new music. However, the endless options make this process overwhelming and often disheartening. We have picked out 12 great artists who we think might just be your next favourite artists! Fripps and Fripps Back in 2014 I watched a […]

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Album Review: Clea reveals her cleverly crafted debut Vermillion (2018 LP)

November 21, 2018

22 year old Brisbane girl Clea is set to release her debut LP Vermillion on Friday after she finishes touring Australia and New Zealand with pop-star of the moment, King Princess. Like King Princess’ tracks, Vermillion is a panoramic look at growing up in our contemporary world told through Clea’s resonant and rich voice. From a […]

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Live Review: Spilt Milk Festival delivered a stellar day of Australian music and legendary international artists

November 19, 2018

Spilt Milk Festival in Canberra is really establishing itself as one of Australia’s biggest one day festivals. Now in its third year, even the late withdrawal of international star Childish Gambino didn’t for one second detract from the magic of the day. Childish Gambino’s broken foot led to the inclusion of Aussie favourites Angus and […]

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Track of the Day: The Moving Stills “Almost There” (2018)

November 16, 2018

The Moving Stills are Central Coast rising stars who have cemented themselves in the East Coast garage rock scene by adding their surfy playfulness to each and every track. These guys have done their job well, opening shows for the likes of Ocean Alley, Skegss, Bootleg Rascal and a heap of other industry icons. After the […]

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Album Of The Week: Vance Joy – Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre (2018 LP)

November 14, 2018

Vance Joy has been round the world over the last eight months, putting on an impressive 83 shows on the back of his most recent album, Nation Of Two. If you somehow missed this massive run of shows or are just suffering from post concert depression, he is now releasing a 16 track live record which […]

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Track of the Day: Washington “Claws” (2018)

November 9, 2018

ARIA award winning Megan Washington, better nown as Washington, continues to move away from her jazzy rock roots, and into the indie-pop sphere with new single “Claws.” This is the first taste of new music we have had since 2016, and “Claws” is perfectly dainty, while triumphant, sitting comfortably in year of captivating indie-pop Australian music. […]

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Album Review: E^ST’s Life Ain’t Always Roses (2018 EP) is an eclectic look at young relationships

November 2, 2018

As we look back on music in 2018, female indie-pop artists swarm my mind, with G-Flip, Nicole Millar, Mallrat, Angie McMahon, CXLOE, Amy Shark and E^ST all dominating airwaves. After really making a name for herself in 2017 with glowing single “Life Goes On,” E^ST‘s seven track EP Life Ain’t Always Roses was released last […]

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Track of the Day: Eliza Hull “Going Soon” (2018)

November 2, 2018

“Going Soon” is the final single off of Eliza Hull’s recently released EP – How We Disappeared. Known for her huge swirling soundscapes and harrowing vocals, Hull brings a more rhythmic twist to her indie-folk sound in “Going Soon.” Enchanting and textured Eliza’s voice aims straight for the heart in the same way that Lana Del Rey, Angus […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Hawksley Workman “Battlefords” (2018)

October 26, 2018

Singer-songwriter and multi instrumentalist Hawksley Workman has become something to rely on in Canadian music, making music for over 20 years, releasing 16 albums and performing over 1000 shows worldwide. His creativity and strong vocals have gained him two JUNO awards (Canadian Music Awards) and he has graciously shared his skills to help produce albums […]

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Track Of The Day: Joyride “On The Level” (2018)

October 26, 2018

There are a few things you must understand about Joyride before you fall in love with his most recent single “On The Level” off his upcoming album, Sunrise Chaser! He has been Spit Syndicate’s touring DJ for years and was one half of the hilariously brilliant electronic duo The Meeting Tree, who are performing a […]

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Sydney Lock Out Film Turn It Up! to open Australian Music Week Film Festival as individual tickets go on sale

October 25, 2018

Australian Music Week Film Festival presents a diverse lineup of film premieres, set to grace the event on 10-11 November. Already announced, films range from discussing the politics of music to sharing the uniqueness of Melbourne’s music scene. Today, the 13th and final film was announced, Turn it Up! Finding Sydney’s Sound, which discussed the city’s […]

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