27 Jan 2015

Australia dominates the Hottest 100 2014

The winner of triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2014 has been announced as Chet Faker who has nabbed the coveted top spot with Talk Is Cheap. Just behind in second place was Canberra duo Peking Duk with their track High (ft. Nicole Millar) while third place was secured by Hilltop

19 Jan 2015

Laneway festival timetables for 2015

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival have released the set times and maps for 2015. Flight Facilities, St Vincent, and Flying Lotus fill the headline slots in all cities with Caribou, Banks, FKA Twigs and Jon Hopkins also making headline appearances. The lineup also includes Mac DeMarco, Little Dragon, Future Islands, Royal

14 Jan 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Port Fairy Folk Festival Adds Even More Names To Line-Up

The fourth-round line-up announcement for this year’s eagerly awaited Port Fairy Folk Music Festival is upon us and, led by the likes of Skipping Girl Vinegar, Bearded Gypsy Band and Frank Yamma, 2015 is shaping up to be one of the biggest in the event’s storied history. Things may have seemed a little quiet on the Skipping

04 Jan 2015

Joey Bada$$ charged with assault at Byron Bay Falls Festival

Joey Bada$$ has been charged with assault following an alleged incident at Falls Festival in Byron Bay that left a security guard with a broken nose. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the rapper was set to take to the stage on Friday around 8.30pm when he was approached and

FKA Twigs
02 Jan 2015

Watch: FKA Twigs premieres newsong in Melbourne

Currently in town for St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, FKA Twigs surprised fans at her Melbourne sideshow at 170 Russell on Thursday night by dropping a brand new song reportedly called ‘Figure 8’. Watch fan shot footage of the beat-heavy cut below. FKA Twigs captivated fans with her 2013 singles ‘Papi

18 Dec 2014

The Smashing Pumpkins are bringing a supergroup lineup to Soundwave 2015

The Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed that their lineup for their dates on the 2015 Soundwave tour will feature Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk on drums and Mark Stoermer from The Killers on bass. The rhythm section of Wilk and Stoermer will of course be joined on stage by band

17 Dec 2014

Future Music Festival has made a surprise addition to the 2015 lineup

Finnish producer Ville Virtanen – also known as Darude and “that bloke who did that ‘Sandstorm’ track – has been added the lineup for the 2015 Future Music tour alongside Drake, The Prodigy and Die Antwoord. Darude epic 1999 trance classic ‘Sandstorm’ is the gift that keeps on giving. Not

16 Dec 2014

Bluesfest announces fifth lineup for 2015

Bluesfest has announced a fifth lineup of acts who will join the headline acts including Lenny Kravitz, Ben Harper and The Black Keys at the festival over Easter next year. The latest round of additions is led by The Screaming Eagle of Soul, Charles Bradley and his all-star band The

07 Dec 2014

triple j listeners reveal their top 10 albums of 2014

Triple J listeners sure love Aussie music. That’s the main take home point from their list of their favourite 10 albums of 2014. Revealed on last night’s 2014 program with Richard Kingsmill – who also unveiled his favourite albums of the year – the list includes eight homegrown artists including