Golden Plains Festival

The Golden Plains Festival is an annual 3-day camping music event held over the Victorian Labour Day long-weekend in rural Victoria.

Nicholas Jaar just announced a one-off Aussie headline show

If you’re heading along to this year’s Golden Plains festival in Victoria this March, you’ve undoubtedly got your hands on one of the hottest tickets in music this year. But...

The Damned Announce 2017 Australian Tour

English punk rock icons The Damned have announced a string of sideshows set to kick off this March. These dates will take the punk legend right around the country as...

Premiere: Brightly Unveils Stunning New LP ‘One For Sorrow, Two For Joy’

London based Aussie Brightly aka Charlie Gleason is gearing up to release his stunning new LP, One For Sorrow, Two For Joy (out this coming Friday, June 17). Recorded in...

Mixtape: Black Cab Curate An Eclectic Inspiration Compilation

Due to seriously high demand, local electronic pioneers Black Cab have announced a second and final Melbourne to launch their brand new single ‘Uniforms’ to take place at Howler on Thursday...

6 Things We Learnt From Carrie Brownstein Live In Conversation

On a confusingly hot Autumn evening, a crowd congregated outside the Melbourne Town Hall. An International Women’s Day march had passed by not long ago, unperturbed by the heat. The...

Premiere: NO ZU Announce Album Tour & Celebrate With ‘Spirit Beat’ Remix

One of this country’s best and most recognisable collectives NO ZU recently unleashed their incredibly impressive second LP Afterlife. A follow on from their attention commanding 2012 LP Life, Afterlife is nothing short of a triumphant...

Koi Child Drop Fresh Taste Of Kevin Parker Produced Album

Perth avant-jazz/ hip hop fusion collective Koi Child are one act we’ve been keeping a very close eye on. The guys captured our attention back in August last year with...

Gold Class Announce 2016 National Tour

Melbourne outfit Gold Class are eager and ready to get back on stage and they’ve just announced a series of national headline shows set for Adelaide, Sydney, and Melbourne, finishing...

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Announce 2015 Australian Tour

Attention rock ‘n roll fans, we’ve got some super exciting news for y’all, the ferocious trio that are the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are returning to Australia this winter to melt...

This Week’s 9 Best Local Gigs Under $15

Loving live music isn’t just about attending music festivals and seeing an international artist’s massive arena show. Even the biggest of big-name headliners started in the trenches, on the sticky carpets...

Is Courtney Barnett Music’s Lena Dunham? Billboard Seems To Think So

For the past couple of weeks, Courtney Barnett has struggled to keep her name out of the headlines. She absolutely smashed it at Golden Plains festival, won over millions when...

First Aid Kit’s Stunning Performance At The Palais

Returning to Melbourne for the second time in nine months (including a visit tro Meredith for Golden Plains festival), Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit played their largest Melbournian headline...

8 Massive Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

The summer’s officially over, but that doesn’t mean that the constant stream of awesome local tours we’re lucky enough to enjoy in this country has to stop. We’ve got plenty...

Premiere: Soil & Pimp Sessions Drop New Single & LP For Aussie Visit

Following up their 2014 sold out performances at the Sydney Festival, Japanese ‘death jazz’ six piece Soil & Pimp Sessions have returned to Australia this month for performances at Perth International...

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Announce ‘Renegades Of Rhythm’ Tour Supports

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist have announced the support acts that will be joining them on their eagerly anticipated Renegades of Rhythm tour of Australia, which includes an extensive set...