Esther Semo

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Remembering Get Born: Jet’s Debut And Still Their Crowning Achievement

The year is 2002 and for the first time since the Britpop and grunge explosions of the 1990s, guitar music is in vogue. Led chiefly...

The 12 Most Bizarre Conspiracy Theories In Music

Music fans can be absolutely crazy, we know this. But nothing is as insane as some of the conspiracy theories that have been proposed by said...

16 Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Most people are fans of a good musical cover, but have you ever stopped to consider which ones are better than their originals? From the...

15 Bizarre Facts Science Has Taught Us About Music

Nobel Prize-winning and famously brainy physicist Albert Einstein once said, “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think...

The 15 Biggest Hoaxes In Music History

It’s fair to say that rockstars and those in the music biz are known to tell a fib or two and boy does this list...

The 10 Best Things In Berlin Every Music Fan Should Do

Berlin is one of the best clubbing cities in the world, yet to limit it as just an electronic music destination would be a gross...

19 Must-Have DVDs For Your Music Collection

As lovers of live music, it sometimes hurts deep down to know you missed a life-changing concert because of the price, geography, or just plain...

20 Tracks With Secret Guest Musicians

Turns out musicians can be sneaky little things! We all know that a rockstar’s ego is as big as the Empire State Building, but it...

Why International Cassette Store Day Is Stupid

Trends in music styles much like fashion have the ability to change as fast as the seasons roll by. However the trends of music formats...

This Is The Best Austin Music Festival You’ve Never Heard Of

Fun. Fun and possibly one more ‘fun’ should just about convince the public that this festival has the most literal name of any music event...

Artist Etymology: The Origins Of Your Favourite Band Names

With artists getting kookier and kookier with their monikers, it’s hard not to wonder what it all means. From !!! to Owl Eyes to Pink Floyd...

14 Bands That Are Huge In Their Country, But Unknown Elsewhere

Do the band names Seeed, Superhiks, Kent, and The Human Instinct not quite ring a bell? What if we’d told you that all of those...

Father’s Day: The 12 Best And Worst Dads In Music

In the spirit of Father’s Day we decided to take a look at some of the most acclaimed and shamed dads in music. While some...

Watch Calling All Cars’ Music Video For Standing In The Ocean

‘Standing In The Ocean’ is the new single from Calling All Cars, the second from their forthcoming new album Raise The People. Already added to triple j...

Watch Sable’s Music Video For Feels So Good

The debut video from Western Australia’s Sable is out now. More info here.

New Record Report: Major Lazer, Thievery Corporation, Little Hurricane, & More

Every day we’re faced with an onslaught of album announcements so we thought we’d start sharing the soon-to-be-released love by putting together a list of...

Mixtape: PBS Drive Live 2014

The PBS Drive Live 2014 lineup has been announced as the Melbourne community station returns with another great live, local bill. Taking over the airwaves...

The Profile: REMi

With so much new music floating around the interwebs, sometimes it’s hard to dig a little deeper and find out more about a promising artist....

Mixtape: Aussie Musicians Pick Their Favourite Led Zeppelin Songs

The Corner Hotel will host a unique celebration this Friday when it celebrates the great Led Zeppelin with an exclusive show from an all-star one-off...

Born Lion

Born Lion formed in Sydney in mid 2012. Four dudes came together with a singular goal in mind; to create some righteous punk rock. The...