The Flaming Lips Brought Their Legendary Live Show To The Palais Theatre

Over the weekend modern day legends The Flaming Lips, headed up by the wonderful wizard that is Wayne Coyne, visited Australia. No strangers to this fair country, their most recent trip was in 2012/13 to headline Falls Festival and Southbound, where they showcased the theatrics and sonic marvels that saw them continue their legacy of being one of the best live...

The Best Photos From Splendour In The Grass 2015

Splendour In The Grass 2015 went down in Byron Bay over the weekend, bringing together music fans from around the country, who gathered to enjoy performances from a mega-lineup comprised of Florence & The Machine, Blur, Tame Impala, Mark Ronson, and more. As always, there was a lot more going...

Watch Frenzal Rhomb’s Drummer Break His Arm In Botched Stage Dive

Can somebody please get these Australian drummers some milk? Low fat, no fat, full cream, high calcium, high protein, soy, light, skim, omega 3, high calcium with vitamin D and folate, or extra dollop – anything. They need some calcium, quick! As The Music reports, Frenzal Rhomb drummer Gordy Forman...

7 Massive Local Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

Autumn is finally upon us, 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 of tours to announce, including dates from The Grates, Joelistics, Astronomy Class, Born Joy Dead, Hiatus Kaiyote, Ceres, Last...

Track By Track: The Grates’ Killer New Album ‘Dream Team’

You’d be forgiven for not knowing that Brissy indie rock legends The Grates have released a brand new album titled Dream Team. It was only last month that the band (singer Patience Hodgson, guitarist John Patterson, and drummer Ritchie Daniell) announced they were releasing a new album, a new record label (called Death Valley)...

This New Web Series From The Grates’ Singer Is The Absolute Coolest

Everybody knows that Patience Hodgson, the jubilant singer for Brisbane indie poppets The Grates, has got a style that’s uniquely her own. From her colourful array of stage costumes to great fashion choices, the girl’s got great taste, and now she’s sharing a slice of her distinctive sensibilities with her fans via...

“A Transit Officer Beat Up My Brother So I Wrote A Funny Song About It,” Says Chance Waters

In case you needed a reminder, Sydney singer-rapper Chance Waters is a really funny guy. The quick-witted wordsmith has just announced an upcoming national tour in support of the new single, ‘The Ticket Inspector’, the latest track taken from his forthcoming new album. But it’s the bizarre tour name that’s...

The Grates Announce Red Deer Festival Warm Up Shows

No more will our stages lie dormant; no more will our hearts yearn. The Grates are back for a special headline performance at Brisbane’s Red Deer Festival and will now be adding Toowoomba and Gold Coast to the warpath. Returning from a well-earned ‘break’, which saw them fighting crime, caring...

Queenscliff Music Festival 2013 Lineup Announced

The annual Queenscliff Music Festival has announced another steamin’ hot lineup to blow the lid off the summer season, this November. Now in it’s 17th year, the early bird tickets have already completely sold out and the full weekend tickets are now on sale. This year it’s ON with The Living...

The Grates, Kingswood Lead Red Deer Arts & Music Festival 2013 Lineup

Now entering its fourth year after cementing itself as one of Brisbane’s most love grassroots music events, the Red Deer Music & Arts Festival is ready to roll for its 2013 edition, boasting its biggest lineup ever and raising the bar with another impressive cast of Australian music’s most exciting...

Win The Procession: 10 Years of Dew Process Prize Pack on Vinyl

Bust out the party poppers, champers and all your best cheeses – DEW PROCESS IS TURNING TEN! To celebrate, we’re releasing one hum-dinger of a compilation – The Procession: 10 Years of Dew Process – featuring 45 of our favourite Dew Process tracks, including the likes of The Grates, Bernard...

Hearts Won. The Grates Are Getting Married

How big a fan of The Grates are you? Have all their records? Seen every tour? Did you already know that bandmates John Patterson and Patience Hodgson have in fact been secretly dating for several years? According to a notice that appeared on the Facebook page for the indie duo’s...

Bernard Fanning, The Grates, And More Get Stars On Brisbane ‘Walk Of Fame’

The Hollywood Walk Of Fame is as famous the movie stars who’s names grace the pavements of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine St in Los Angeles, USA. Started in 1960, the walk has become a huge tourist attraction and it is estimated over 10 million visit the attraction each year. Eager...