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13 perfect gift ideas for music-loving tech heads

It feels like only yesterday we were recovering the holiday season, making New Year’s resolutions, and looking forward to all...

Paul Kelly plays a festive gig

10 of the best Aussie Christmas songs of all time

Ah, Christmas… It’s that time of the year when we bust out the mistletoe, start ringing those sleigh bells, get...

10 emerging Australian artists

10 Aussie acts who had breakout years in 2017

This year proved to be a pretty great one for new Aussie music, both from the old hands and the...

12 albums that shaped pop punk into what it is today

From its early iterations in the New York punk scene, making its way to the state parks of SoCal, and...

The Libertines, Oasis, and Kings Of Leon - three bands who hated each other

12 iconic bands whose members hated each other

Being in a band can be awesome. Even if you’re not at the jet-setting, arena-hopping levels of a U2 or...

Starcrawler, Jordie Ireland and Baker Boy

10 of the best new acts to emerge in 2017

2017 has been a pretty wild year for music, with countless bands releasing amazing songs and albums almost every day....

Savage Garden, Zefereli and D.D. Dumbo

The weird stories behind some famous Aussie band names

Picking a band name can be pretty hard. You have to be able to pick a name that is memorable,...

Jimmy Barnes, Jordie Ireland and Starcrawler

10 of the biggest surprise hits of 2017

2017 is nearing the end, and as we all start putting our Hottest 100 votes and end of year lists...

WIN one of 5 pairs of Sennheiser PXC 550 wireless noise-cancelling headphones!

The market for wireless headphones is booming, as people look to rid themselves of unnecessary wires (and the need for...

Mumford & Sons, Dave Grohl, and Silverchair - three of the Hottest 100's famous acts

The 10 most memorable moments in Hottest 100 history

It’s that time of the year again, folks. January is almost upon us, and that means one thing for lovers...

Tool, Bob Marley, and Green Day - 3 artists at the centre of some rather confounding mysteries

12 of the most intriguing mysteries in music history

We all love hearing a good story that captures our imagination, but if there’s one thing that piques our collective...

Saskwatch, Bec Sandridge, and Reuben Stone, 3 acts playing cheap gigs in Sydney this month

5 of the best cheap gigs to see in Sydney this month

Hey, you like music right? What about seeing live music? Well, what about cheap live music? Yeah, we know, it...

Pearl Jam, Gomez and Killing Heidi

7 bands who blew up with their very first album

Some bands take years and years to refine their sound and create their best work, while others manage to kick...

Australian DJs Will Sparks and Tigerlily

10 Australian DJs who absolutely killed it overseas

It’s tough enough to stand out from the crowded pack of talented selectors on home soil, but for Australian DJs,...

Images of the Big Day Out, No Sleep Til, and Sunbury Pop Festivals

11 Aussie music festivals that we wish would make a comeback

While us Australians might be green with envy at some of the bigger international music festivals, such as Coachella and...