Hockey Dad

Childhood friends Zach Stephenson and Billy Fleming, who make up Hockey Dad, blend their chilled vibes into their surfy rock tunes. The duo are based out of Windang, just south of Wollongong.

Track By Track: Hockey Dad Run Us Through Their Brilliant Surf Rock Debut ‘Boronia’

Boronia is the brilliant debut LP from Wollongong surf rock champions Hockey Dad. Recorded with Tom Iansek of Big Scary and #1 Dads, the album is named after the street...

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The 10 best one-day music festivals in Australia

Music festivals are undoubtedly highlights on the music lover’s calendar, but let’s face it, who has the stamina to camp your way through a multi-day music festival all the time?...

Dune Rats

Dune Rats add new dates after their first gigs sell out instantly

For any Dune Rats fans who missed out on tickets to their monster shows coming up in a couple of months, don’t worry, they’ve just put more gigs on sale....

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The survival guide to Splendour in the Grass

There’s no getting past it: while Australia is spoilt when it comes to top-notch music festivals, Byron Bay institution Splendour in the Grass is the biggest and best of all...

Dune Rats

Dune Rats announce a ridiculous lineup for their next Aussie tour

Dunies have been running themselves ragged of late, tearing across Australia with Skegss and The Gooch Palms in support of their new album The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit, before...

All four members of Lismore band Grinspoon

Grinspoon’s Enmore Theatre gig proved that 20 years on, they’re still champions

Bundaberg natives Good Boy are a delightfully curious prospect, insofar as their versatility and genre-defiant abnormalities means they fare far better than your average guitar-twanging slackers. They may tack on...

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Grinspoon’s debut LP is higher up in the charts right now than it was in ’97

Grinspoon did pretty okay when they released their debut album 20 long years ago, but it seems that people are in a nostalgic mood right now, with the new deluxe...

BIGSOUND Festival announces the first artist lineup for 2017

Australia’s biggest music industry conference and artist showcase, BIGSOUND Festival is back for its 16th year, and has just revealed its first lineup of over 60 acts who’ll be performing...

Phil Jamieson on Grinspoon’s debut: “Do we really have to glorify it because it’s old?”

Yes, Grinspoon’s lauded debut album Guide to Better Living just turned 20 years old, and long-time fans are looking back at the monumental Aussie release with incredibly fond memories. But...

Splendour is offering 50 VIP passes to raise money for flood victims

Plenty of people were upset to miss out on tickets to this year’s fast-selling Splendour in the Grass festival, but compared to the trauma experienced by the victims of flooding...

Grinspoon add a bunch of new shows to ‘Guide To Better Living’ anniversary tour

Let’s not beat around the bush. Grinspoon’s debut album Guide to Better Living is one of the most popular Aussie albums of the past fifty years, so it’s no real...

Splendour in the Grass is sold out, but you still have a chance to get tickets

Having posted up a lineup boasting the likes of QOTSA, The xx and LCD Soundsystem, it only took around half an hour for Splendour in the Grass to sell out...

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LCD Soundsystem and more look set to play Splendour in the Grass sideshows

The massive Splendour in the Grass 2017 lineup just dropped, and among the big names like The xx and Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsytem also stand out as...

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Queens of the Stone Age headline Splendour in the Grass with The xx

We’ve been waiting impatiently for some massive announcements from the Splendour crew this morning, and now the lineup has been let out of the bag, with QOTSA and The xx...

Dune Rats are chucking their hometown a free party tomorrow

Dunies are currently in the middle of a huge Aussie tour with Skegss and The Gooch Palms in tow, and as we can see from this weekend just gone it’s...