The 10 Sydney Bands Who Defined The 2000s

The Sydney band scene in the 2000s ushered in a bit of a renaissance for Aussie bands, as a swathe of talented acts took the country and the world by storm. Dappled Cities were a part of this huge wave, first emerging on the local scene in the early ’00s, dropping...

Dappled Cities Celebrate New Single With East Coast Tour

Dappled Cities, one of Australia’s best loved indie rock staples, are set to mark the release of their brand new single, ‘That Sound’, with a rapid-fire tour of the East Coast this July. The single is the first taste of new music from the band’s forthcoming fifth studio album, which...

Sydney “Will Lose Next Generation Of Musicians” Say Aussie Bands

After a struggling 12 months of flux, Sydney is set to have its live music scene resuscitated thanks to the “groundbreaking” action plan of Sydney City Council. The Live Music And Performance Action Plan offers 57 key solutions to revive the city’s ailing live music scene, including “better ways to deal...

New Tours: Fuck Buttons, Hey Geronimo, Fascinator, New Festivals & More

There’s always plenty of concerts and gigs for live music lovers to see all around Australia. Get all the latest info on dates, venues, and tickets for announced upcoming tours from Fuck Buttons, Hey Geronimo, Fascinator, The Real McKenzies (with The Go Set), Zomby, a Van Morrison tribute show, and...

Merci Beaucoup, More Aussie Bands Team Up For French Covers Album

Just in time for Bastille Day on July 14th, an impressive list of Australian musical talents are tackling an equally stunning mix of French music for the release of Mélodie Française. Qu’est-ce que vous dites? Mélodie Française is a new compilation album that sees Aussie bands and artists going all Francophile in an...

Speaker TV present Live @ HTC Series With Dappled Cities, Elizabeth Rose & Ali Barter

Australia’s best online music channel Speaker TV are proud to present Live @ HTC which is series that brings together vast mix of live music gigs across Australia, showcasing a selection of internationally acclaimed home-grown talent. In line with the new HTC One’s strong focus on music, Dappled Cities will headline The Hi-Fi...

Dappled Cities

2003 was a big year for music. We lost Slim Dusty, Barry White, June and Johnny Cash, while 50 Cent told us it’s our birthday and the first season of Australian Idol marked the beginning of a strange new era in Australian music. Away from da clubs and touchdowns, somewhere...

Win A Double Pass To See Dappled Cities 10th Anniversary Show At Ding Dong

In January of this year Dappled Cities were commissioned by Sydney Festival to perform a selection of work from across their four studio albums in a Baroque style. The sold-out show played in Sydney Town Hall and included members of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra; it also marked the start of...

Hub Launches Touring & Booking Agency, As Premier Acts Jump Ship

Another shake up of the Australian booking landscape occurred this morning, with management company Hub Artist Services announcing a Melbourne office that will also see the company launch a booking agency division, in addition to their management services, label, and touring. Hub’s management division looks after a number of high...

Sydney Festival Unveils 2013 Program

Following on from the news that David Byrne and St. Vincent will be headlining the 2013 Sydney Festival, the full program has been released as of yesterday. Featuring a plethora of performances in the way of theatre, visual arts, and dance as well as music, the festival will take over the...

Dappled Cities

Coming towards the end of their national tour for the release of their fourth studio album, Lake Air, Sydney’s Dappled Cities were nothing short of impressive and clearly in good form from their run of recent shows. Irish electro duo Jape, the brainchild of Richie Egan (and joined by Glenn Keating), surprised...

Dappled Cities

It’s been two long years since Dappled Cities’ last Australian headline tour that saw them performing to sold-out crowds in suits covered in fairy lights. Nowadays, when the indie rock greats aren’t busy supporting legendary four piece Death Cab For Cutie on their recent Australian tour, they’ve been putting out...