Author: Genevieve Morris

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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Interview: KLP on “Venus x Mars”, touring and her pregnancy announcement!

October 25, 2018

Kristy Lee Peters (KLP) released a new spacey, house single “Venus x Mars” at the end of September which is said to be a look in at a bigger body of work on its way! In the meantime, KLP is back on tour, laying down some filth behind the decks and showcasing her poppy vocals. […]

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Album Review: LOSER’s Restless Noise (2018 EP) is a rock collab that’ll leave you wanting more

October 24, 2018

If, after hearing their first singles, you were left thinking Melbourne’s newest alt-rock trio LOSER sound crazily professional and experienced for a new band, you my friend, would be correct. The trio is the love child of Australian rock icons, with Tim Maxwell (Apart From This/Grim Rhythm) Chris Cowburn (The Smith Street Band) and Craig Selak […]

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Track of The Day: Tasman Keith “Divided” (2018)

October 22, 2018

Tasman Keith is using his hip hop platform to raise awareness for more than just the stereotypical “sex, drugs and money” mantra that contemporary hip hop often flaunts. His previous single “My Pelopolees” was a harsh, fast paced rap held together with a strong beat. His most recent single, “Divided”, sees the rapper taking a […]

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Five Aussie acts set to make waves at SXSW Festival 2019 in Austin, Texas

October 19, 2018

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival is an annual conference held in Austin, Texas, and is the number one hot spot for eyeing down your fav new artists. Mixed with a bunch of industry legends and newbies from around the world, artists perform in front of industry professionals, media and fans at venues ranging from […]

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Bethesda reveals Pete Hines, Tim Willits and Matt Firor are coming to Melbourne for PAX Aus

October 12, 2018

Annual gaming festival Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is held in multiple cities around the world, and luckily for us Melbourne is one of them! These festivals combine table top gaming, arcade gaming and video gaming and host a stack of tournaments, panels and performances all in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. A unique aspect […]

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Limited Edition LEGO Overwatch Omnic Bastion has just been released

October 12, 2018

Overwatch, released in 2016 allows you to control one of several Heros in 6 v 6 shooting matches. Released on PS4, Xbox and Windows, this game is now being brought to reality… by reality I mean joining blocks together, using this thing you might have of heard before called LEGO! With a player base of […]

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Meet 5 deserving acts who just scored their first ARIA nominations

October 12, 2018

Well well well, Amy Shark should be blushing a big right now. After writing her most recent hit “I Said Hi” about the music industry ignoring her until the release of her 2016 breakout hit “Adore,” the industry itself has just done her a huge favour, nominating her for nine different ARIA awards, the most […]

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