Poppy Reid

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Rose Tattoo tell us why rock ‘n’ roll has lost its way

Today, Golden Robot Records drop the live recording of one momentous night in Brunswick – the night Rose Tattoo took to the stage of Bombay...

Ali Barter on the long-awaited debut album that’s struck a nerve with Australia

Melbourne singer-songwriter Ali Barter has been performing under her own name for around five years, releasing two EPs and a string of singles in the...

Joey Bada$$ takes Video of the Week

Joey Bada$$’ new music video for ‘Land of the Free’ is out now. The clip features police, the KKK and politicans opening fire on a group...

Meet two of the local indie acts set to break out at Vivid Sydney

It’s no secret that Sydney has copped something of a lashing in recent times. In truth it isn’t quite as alarming as many make out...

Lorde locked in for intimate Nova Red Room show

Lorde is set to perform one of her most intimate live shows for 2017 as part of the Nova Red Room series. Set to take...

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Body Count release hard-hitting anti-establishment anthem

The rap collective behind ‘Cop Killer’ are back with an anti-establishment anthem. ‘No Lives Matter’ features a spoken word intro from Ice-T – aka Det....

Midnight Oil just announced their first tour in 15 years

::Sydney tickets on sale now. Quick! Following a major tease from Frontier Touring last week, the local promoter has announced that Midnight Oil tour we’ve...

Single of the Week: Dean Lewis returns to Aus with a hook-laden jam

Fresh from selling out his headline shows in Germany and Amsterdam – following his support slot on the European Tour with Lisa Mitchell – Dean...

Jen Cloher just released one of the best Trump protests yet

Australian singer-songwriter and music business entrepreneur Jen Cloher is following in the footsteps of greats like Angel Olsen, Kate Tempest, Toro Y Moi and more in...

20 things Allday did that built him a massive cult following

From supporting Lily Allen on her Australian tour to being one of the key influencers who shot Shannon Noll back into fame, Allday is an important cult...

After years searching for a buyer, Inertia Music has been sold

Australia’s largest independent label Inertia Music has been acquired by Pixies and Crystal Castles’ music company, [PIAS]. Inertia, which includes Fairgrounds Festival, Handsome Tours, Gaga...

Confirmed: Angus Young joins Guns N’ Roses on stage in Sydney

Rumours that AC/DC’s Angus Young would be joining Guns N’ Roses on stage at their Sydney shows were confirmed tonight. Following a tweet by Gunners...

Dappled Cities join Vivid Sydney to launch their new album

Sydney’s forward-looking rockers Dappled Cities are back. The indie heroes will release their fifth album ||||| (Five) on Friday May 5, following up the first tasters in...

Korn’s Brian ‘Head’ Welch calls Chester Bennington’s suicide “cowardly”

News has broken this morning that music has lost another great, as Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington has died. “Shortly after 9 a.m. this morning (July 21), we...

Aussie albums smashed it on the charts in 2016

The thirst for local music and its global appeal showed no signs of stopping in 2016. ARIA’s annual wholesale figures show, released today, showed 20...

Boy & Bear lead Party In The Park 2017 lineup

The folks behind Sydney’s Party In The Park sure do know how to draw the names, hey? The 2017 iteration of the event is set...

We’re giving away Belligerents’ vinyl and tees

Brisbane’s The Belligerents have been kicking goals all over the place for well over half a decade now, and with a boatload of EPs and...

Vivid LIVE announces Avalanches, Dappled Cities, Laura Marling and more

Following the announcement that Fleet Foxes are reforming and will headline Vivid LIVE with a series of Opera House shows, the festival programmers have now revealed...

Thundamentals’ Jeswon interviews Wil Wagner ahead of One Night Stand

Thundamentals may be one of the most exciting hip hop acts in the country, but as Tone Deaf finds out, their MC Jeswon (Jesse Ferris) is a...

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Pennywise to go ‘Full Circle’ with The Bronx on Aus tour

Get ready to feel old AF: Pennywise’s seminal fourth album Full Circle turns 20-years-old this year. There’s good news though, the band are heading to Australia in...