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Gang of Youths' legendary guitarist, Joji Malani, is leaving the band

He'll be playing his last show with the band in the US tomorrow night.

5 days ago

City Calm Down close their chapter by announcing their "indefinite hiatus"

One of Australia's finest indie-rock bands over the years will call it ends at the end of their national tour this month.

8 days ago

PSA: Perth's Pop-up Globe Theatre are flinging $10 tickets to its opening shows

A selected handful of seats for the theatre's opening week are on sale for super cheap, so don't miss out.

22 days ago

The 1975, Charli XCX, DMA's + more: Meet your Laneway Festival 2020 lineup

As always, the forward-thinking festival continues to gaze into its crystal ball to find a lineup of the future.

27 days ago

Origin Fields add Shockone, The Veronicas, Cub Sport + more to 2019/2020 lineup

Joining Tyler The Creator, RÜFÜS DU SOL and Golden Features are acts pushing boundaries both near and far.

1 month ago

Here's your first speakers announcement for WAMCon 2019

Featuring reps for Secretly Canadian, triple j, UNSW and more.

2 months ago

Lizzo, Missy Elliott, Normani + more: All the must-watch performances of the MTV VMAs

It's becoming increasingly difficult to watch the MTV VMAs, so here's a one-stop shop.

2 months ago

Parkway Drive, Violent Soho + more: Meet your Good Things 2019 lineup

After a successful debut, the east-coast festival locks in yet another lineup full of heavy rock brilliance.

2 months ago

Introducing Japan's Snow Machine and their debut lineup: Peking Duk, What So Not + more

The team behind Hot Dub Wine Machine announce a new Japanese festival stacked with Australian favs.

2 months ago

Halsey, Vampire Weekend, Disclosure + more: Learnings from Falls' 2019/2020 lineup

The incoming Falls Festival boasts one of their best lineups yet, but let's go a little deeper than that.

2 months ago

Tyler, RÜFÜS, The Veronicas + more: Meet your Beyond The Valley 2019 lineup

Plus Matt Corby, Cub Sport, Mallrat, Honey Dijon and a bunch more goodness.

2 months ago

Tyler, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Skepta + more: Here's your Origin Fields 2019/2020 lineup

Also incoming to the Perth New Year highlight are Golden Features, What So Not, Mallrat and more.

2 months ago

Tyler, The Creator just announced his first AU show since 2013

He'll be playing Brisbane's Wildlands Festival, with more presumed to be announced.

3 months ago

Here's your chance to win an all-inclusive package to FOMO 2020

Open to ticket holders to BROCKHAMPTON's stand-alone Perth sideshow, the package includes VIP tickets, flights, accom and more.

4 months ago

BIGSOUND's 2019 billing is the cream of the crop of our next generation

Featuring Spacey Jane, Tasman Keith, Tones and I, Milan Ring, Mickey Kojak and a tonne of others, this year's billing is 10/10.

4 months ago

Grapevine Gathering announces 2019 lineup feat. Two Door, Flight Fac, Mallrat + more

Including their first venture to Perth, the festival is pulling out the big guns in 2019.

4 months ago

Drip World promises to be 'Australia's biggest urban festival', but will it deliver?

The festival will stomp into Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth around the same time as Listen Out.

4 months ago

FOMO announce BROCKHAMPTON as 2020 headliner, announce Perth sideshow

Catch the "best boy band since One Direction" around the country this January, including a special show at Belvoir Amphitheatre.

4 months ago

Grapevine Gathering announces WA expansion, plots 2019 dates

Organised by the crew behind Beyond The Valley, the festival will bring some of music's best to three locations this Summer.

5 months ago

Listen Out’s 2019 lineup re-affirms hip-hop’s Australian dominance

ScHoolboy Q, JPEGMafia, Denzel Curry, Slowthai and more dominate a festival billing led by Australian electronic heavyweight Flume.

5 months ago

We're throwing a huge 7th B'Day bash ft. Willaris. K and Triple One

Taking over Jack Rabbit Slim's on April 24th, our 7th B'day is all about the acts of tomorrow.

6 months ago

Chance, Tame, Gambino + more: Splendour In The Grass drop their 2019 lineup

Also taking over North Byron Parklands this July are SZA, Foals, James Blake and a whole heap more.

7 months ago

Pssst, Kevin Parker and Nick Allbrook are DJing in Perth this weekend

They'll be playing a special weekender showcase by Perth fashion label Hickey Hardware, at the Alex Hotel.

7 months ago

Flume announces new mixtape as a new song soundtracks Lollapalooza's trailer

The Australian electronic mastermind will release his first music in three years, a mixtape, tomorrow.

7 months ago

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