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Dorian Electra, pop’s norm-defying star, is ready for the spotlight

Interviewed by Cry Club's Heather Riley, it’s clear that pop’s gender-defying new star isn’t here to stick within the boundaries.

30 days ago

The Story of Conan Gray: self-confessed overthinker, sad-pop prince

From his YouTube beginnings to his status as sad-pop's promise-filled prince, Conan Gray is one of the many artists pushing pop in new directions.

2 months ago

Bootleg Rascal, on the importance of touring beyond east-coast capitals

The duo's forthcoming Booty Camp: Summer Vacay Tour will take them to a whole heap of regional centres next year.

4 months ago

October in WA Music: A Sly Withers takeover feat. Noah Dillon, Tanaya Harper + more

In our latest coverage of local music, we hand the keys to Sly Withers - who detail their favourite releases of the month just gone.

5 months ago

Breaking the Box: Meet five Australian electronic artists doing things differently

From the big names - like Harvey Sutherland - to those small and emerging, we uncover the best of Australian electronic's left-field scene.

6 months ago

Photo Gallery: Troye Sivan's Sydney Return

On Friday night, one of Australia's biggest pop stars returned back to Australia. Here's how it went down, in photo form.

7 months ago

"It's a little jarring": Mac DeMarco wants to make you think twice

On his new album, Here Comes the Cowboy, Mac DeMarco is stepping outside of the box. Catch him on tour this January.

7 months ago

Ticket scalping is about to get a lot harder thanks to Ticketmaster's SafeTix

After launching internationally, the ticketing platform will launch SafeTix in Australia at RAC Arena and Marvel Stadium.

8 months ago

Photo Gallery: Tyne-James Organ shows us the set of his new video, Something New

The new single and its accompanying video arrives ahead of a performance at Splendour In The Grass.

10 months ago

Science, Surfing and Cardi B: Jack River and Eves Karydas interview each other

Currently on tour together for the Sugar Mountain Ball, two of Australia's best talents get chatting.

10 months ago

Photo Gallery: Jai Wolf celebrates his debut album by taking us BTS of Sundara Festival

The LA-based musician - a long time international Pilerats favourite - releases his debut album, The Cure to Loneliness, today.

1 year ago

EP Walkthrough: Surf Trash talk their debut EP, Busy Doing Nothing

Plus, go behind-the-scenes of the EP's creation in a new video.

1 year ago

Album Walkthrough: The Murlocs chat their genre-bending album, Manic Candid Episode

The Melbourne-based ensemble will be touring the album around the country this May.

1 year ago

Album Walkthrough: Halcyon Drive talk their maiden album, Elephant Bones

The Melbourne indie trio soar on their triumphant and diverse debut album - out now.

1 year ago

Mac DeMarco or Voldemort? Mac takes on a new image with new single, Nobody

Nobody is the first tease from his long-awaited new album, Here Comes the Cowboy.

1 year ago

Album Walkthrough: POND talk their charming latest album, Tasmania

Co-produced by Kevin Parker, the Fremantle band follow-up their 2017 masterpiece The Weather with another cracker.

1 year ago

EP Walkthrough: Yoste details his debut EP, try to be okay

The Brisbane-born musician is touring the US for much of the next few months.

1 year ago

KLP, in her own words: "I wanted to BE that artist trying to get my own music played."

The Sydney-based musician has had a big twelve months releasing music, leaving triple j and now, becoming a mother.

1 year ago

EP Walkthrough: Pleasure Coma talk their debut EP, Naked

The maniac, DIY-shaded world of Pleasure Coma really comes to life on the band's debut EP.

1 year ago

Kim Churchill on the realities of living in your van

His new single, After The Sun, speaks on how travelling and touring effects his work processes and day-to-day life.

1 year ago

Panda Bear talks his new album Buoys and two decades of change in the music industry

The US musician and Animal Collective co-founder releases his sixth album, Buoys, today.

1 year ago

Photo Gallery: SLUMBERJACK take us behind-the-scenes of their new EP, SARAWAK

The Perth pairing are one of our electronic scene's most internationally adored, something their new EP, out now, confirms.

1 year ago

The Love Junkies and Noah Dillon share their pub crawl playlists

The North Freo Pub Crawl kicks off on February 23 with Peter Bibby, CALMLY, Your Girl Pho and your playlist-makers, plus a whole heap more.

1 year ago

Album Walkthrough: Set Mo chat their debut album, Surrender

Featuring Woodes, Thandi Phoenix, Asta and more, the duo's debut album may be the year's most sun-soaked release.

1 year ago

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