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Exclusive Single Premiere: The Flowers “Truly Madly Sleepy” (2019)

May 8, 2019

Ahead of its official release tomorrow, today we’re excited to bring an exclusive first look at “Truly Madly Sleepy”, the debut single from indie rockers The Flowers. With lyrics inspired by “a years worth of travelling around, suffering from chronic jet lag and unrequited affection”, the band have dropped a great slice of indie rock, that […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Hope D “Swim” (2019)

May 7, 2019

This morning we’re excited to bring you the exclusive premiere of “Swim”, the new single from Brisbane singer-songwriter Hope D. The single, which will appear on the songwriter’s forthcoming debut EP is an empowering anthem for the disenfranchised within our society. According to Hope D, the track “tells the brutally honest story of the internal […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Tobias Hengeveld “Separation Street” (2019)

May 6, 2019

Melbourne singer-songwriter Tobias Hengeveld today releases Naughts & Ones, his anticipated third solo album. Coinciding with this release, we’re stoked this morning to bring you an exclusive first look at the accompanying visuals for ‘Separation Street’, the third single lifted from the completed album.  Directed and cut by Mark Murray, and shot by Adrian Harrold […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Angus Dawson “Ngurra” [Acoustic] (2019)

May 3, 2019

Last month, WA producer and singer-songwriter Angus Dawson released “Ngurra”, a poignant and introspective single born out of his experiences working with Western Australia’s remote Indigenous communities. Today we’re excited to bring you an exclusive first look at an acoustic live performance clip Dawson has put together for the single – it’s utterly beautiful stuff! […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Wahoo Ghost “She Wolf” (2019)

May 1, 2019

Sydney based trio Wahoo Ghost have just released their album The Eighth Door, and we’re stoked to be hosting the exclusive premiere of the video for the gorgeously bluesy opener, “She Wolf”. Wahoo Ghost consists of Charli Rainford (vocals/guitar/percussion), Rob Crow (guitar, bass, piano, producer), and Jarvis Woolley (drums). The band draws on a huge […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Mini Simmons “A Way With Murder” (2019)

April 30, 2019

Earlier this month New Zealand’s Mini Simmons dropped, “A Way With Murder”, the third offering from their forthcoming debut album. Today we’re excited to bring you an exclusive first look at that single’s brilliant accompanying music video.  Filmed and edited by Christian T. In Auckland, New Zealand, the video offers up a fun, somewhat kitschy, […]

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Album of the Week: Nick Murphy’s Run Fast Sleep Naked forms an experience of enlightenment

April 29, 2019

Although Nick Murphy (formerly known as Chet Faker) has been consistent in releasing new singles over the past few years, Friday saw the release of his first album, Run Fast Sleep Naked, since 2014. The Melbournian artist has spent four years travelling around the world, recording content in places where he felt the most creatively […]

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Game of Thrones: Five things we know about The Battle of Winterfell

April 26, 2019

It doesn’t seem like enough to just say this next, third, episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 will be ambitious. Plenty of things in this day and age are ambitious: jazz-rap concept albums from chiselled Compton emcees; some absolutely fucked mutant food hybrid, likely involving Nutella and doughnuts; millennial media start-ups that are so […]

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Game of Thrones Season 8: Who will die in the Battle of Winterfell?

April 25, 2019

People are going to die in Game of Thrones next week. There’s absolutely no question about it. Hyped as the longest battle sequence ever committed to film/tv, the third episode – probably titled “The Long Night” – will undoubtedly be a milestone in television history as it deals with the direct result of the fearsome […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Miles Recommends “You’re Never Alone” (2019)

April 23, 2019

This morning we’re excited to bring you an exclusive first look at music video for “You’re Never Alone”, the latest single from Melbourne-based Miles Recommends. Given that the band was conceived whilst guitarist/vocalist Des Atkinson was living through a military coup in Bangkok in 2014, it perhaps shouldn’t come as a surprise that, “You’re Never […]

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Kanye West’s Coachella Sunday Service: Tears, Water, and DMX

April 22, 2019

Coachella’s second weekend may have been rich with performances from some of the music industry’s biggest names, but no other event garnered as much wide-eyed curiosity as Kanye West’s “Sunday Service”. An extension and validation of all the Sunday Service sessions that have been drip-fed to us over the past few months, portraying an invigorated […]

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Etihad Airways are offering free 2-night stopovers in Abu Dhabi

April 18, 2019

Etihad Airways are currently offering passengers a free stopover in Abu Dhabi as part of a “landmark global promotion”, tied to flights between 21st April and 15th July 2019. Not only that, but no less than 15 different hotels in the UAE capital have come on board to offer two free nights accommodation for guests […]

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Guest Playlist: The songs that inspired Jackson Carroll’s “Holy Hell”

April 18, 2019

Sydney singer-songwriter Jackson Carroll dropped his sublime debut single, “Holy Hell” last Friday. The single is the first taste of Carroll’s forthcoming EP, and if the rest comes anywhere close to this single then we’re in for a treat. The single was recorded at Sydney’s Noisegate Studios, with Luke Carra (Caravana Sun) and Ian Pritchett […]

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Tour Diary: The Pinheads take us behind the scenes of their SXSW adventure

April 18, 2019

We might only be in April, but Illawara rockers The Pinheads have already had a busy year. Freshly returned to Australia from a scorching run of shows in Austin for SXSW, the band have dropped new single “Feel It Now” – another hint at what to expect from their forthcoming sophomore album, Is This Real, […]

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All the delicious things you can do in Sydney this Easter long weekend

April 16, 2019

More than just an excuse to fill up on chocolate, Easter means a long weekend filled with good food, friends and family (usually in that order). There’s no lack of exclusive Easter treats to eat around Sydney this year, both for the savoury and sweet lovers, so we’re rounded up five of the best to […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Blood Bank “Shadow Boxing” (2019)

April 16, 2019

Today we’re stoked to be bringing you the exclusive premiere of “Shadow Boxing”, the latest track from rising Brisbane foursome Blood Bank. High school mates Sam Pennisi (vocals/guitar), Tom Ryan (vocals/guitar/synth), Will Kilah (drums), and Peter Katsanevas (bass/vocals) have been ripping up the Brisbane post-punk scene since they formed back in 2016. Counting Joy Division, Iggy […]

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Album of the Week: BATTS takes us on The Grand Tour, with a brilliant first release

April 12, 2019

For those fans of growing Melbourne artist BATTS, the news of an album release was a quiet relief. The Grand Tour, draped in the magic of the stars, portrays the singer-songwriter as an artist and person, creating a wonderful fusion album that evokes her powerful storytelling in different ways. As a concept, BATTS’ The Grand Tour […]

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Van Duren’s Guide to Memphis, Tennessee

April 5, 2019

Currently doing the film festival rounds – with its Australian premiere happening at the Gold Coast Film Festival on Monday – is Waiting: The Van Duren Story, from first time Australian directors Greg Carey and Wade Jackson. The film documents the life of Memphis based songwriter Van Duren, a much loved artist by those in […]

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Chur Burger’s Warren Turnbull Shares His Top 5 Sydney Burger Joints

April 4, 2019

Going down every Thursday in April, Panhead’s Chief Beer Engineer, Mike Neilsen will be sharing some of Panhead’s weird and wonderful brews, not to mention a custom beer inspired by the home of The Workshop, Oxford Street. Alongside free shows curated by Volumes, featuring The Pinheads, Buzz Kull Sophiegrophy & Godtet, plus a beautifully-beery custom […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Future Haunts “Weather Vane” (2019)

April 3, 2019

Brisbane indie rockers Future Haunts have returned from a bit of a break with a brand new single, “Weather Vane”, and we’re excited to be bringing you this exclusive first listen.  Following the release of their debut EP, Rubicon, in 2016 and the follow-up single “Make Time” in 2017, the lads from Future Haunts headed […]

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