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Before The Buzz, Meet HAIM’s Manufactured Tween Pop Girl Group

Having just dazzled Australian audiences as part of this year’s Spelndour In The Grass and at sold-out sideshows in Melbourne...

Afternoon Snack: Offspring Fans Grieve, Rapper’s YouTube Raid, Daft Punk’s TV No-Show

Feeling the midday blues? We’ve got some tasty lunchtime treats in the forms of tracks, videos, and news tidbits from...

Man Implants Headphones Into His Ears, Plans On Gaining Superpowers

Rich Lee was a mild-mannered salesman from St. George, Utah until one day he was bio-hacked to have headphones installed...

Afternoon Snack: Chris Brown Quits Music, New Kings Of Leon, Mumford & Sons Clones

Feeling the midday blues? We’ve got some tasty lunchtime treats in the forms of tracks, videos, and news tidbits from...

Is This The Worst Band Interview Of All Time?

Awkward interviews are nothing new, but thanks to the elephant-like memory of the Internet there are scores of them rattling...

MGMT Drop New Single With Year’s Weirdest Music Video

Psychedelic pop duo MGMT are gearing up for the release of their new self-titled studio album, due in September, and...

Listen To The Oldest Song In The World

Archaeologists have already found the world’s oldest instruments – a series of bone flutes excavated in South Germany – but what...

Big Day Out 2014 Headliners & Aussie Bands Among World’s Best Live Acts

Hip hop heavyweights Kanye West and Jay Z give a better live show than Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds,...

This Is How Musicians Can Really Piss Off Their Fanbase

Keeping fans happy is usually all in a day’s work for bands, but as a couple of examples that have...

Indie Record Stores Get Their Groove Back As Sales Surge Thanks To Vinyl

The current vinyl resurgence is a unique but crucial phenomenon in music. While it only takes a fraction of the...

The 10 Commandments Of Smartphone Use At Concerts

It’s an image that’s uncomfortably familiar to any serious concert-goer: a sea of glowing smartphones, all aimlessly pointed in the...

Another Band Leaked For Laneway 2014 Lineup?

Following on from starting up their very own lineup mill in a list of international bands they’re keen on, the...

Could This Be The New Rarest Record In The World?

Long before they went on to completely change the landscape of music and pop culture, The Beatles were just like...

Are Music Festivals Environmental Disasters?

Music festivals are practically a rite of passage in Australian culture, but along with the big headline acts and bigger...

Lana Del Rey: The Movie, Coming Soon “To A City Near You”

The music of pouty-lipped chanteuse Lana Del Rey has always positioned her as some kind of forgotten Hollywood screen starlet,...