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Tame Impala have just announced a huge AU/NZ arena tour for this April

Led by Kevin Parker, the band will be doing a homecoming trip around the country in support of their latest record, the forthcoming The Slow Rush.

2 days ago

Some of WA's best musicians are coming together to raise cash for bushfire relief

Across a variety of events, everyone from John Butler to Drapht are playing.

7 days ago

Seven years later, and Perth's Street Roller Hockey League is still going strong

If you like drinking and dislike sports, then Street Roller Hockey is - believe it or not - the sport for you.

7 days ago

Mallrat, Baker Boy, Spacey Jane + more: Meet your Hyperfest 2020 lineup

After announcing their return at the tail end of last year, the Perth U18s institution is back and better than ever.

12 days ago

Crooked Colours are kicking off 2020 with a national tour feat. Set Mo, George Alice

The national run comes fresh off a festival-filled new year period, with the group playing Falls Festival and Grapevine Gathering in the months just gone.

16 days ago

Tones And I is the first Australian in three years to have a US top ten single

Not since Sia in 2016 and Iggy Azalea in 2014 has an Australian musician been so commercially successful in the US.

1 month ago

Hyperfest, Perth's all-ages music festival, is making a return in 2020

As one of the state's only all-ages musical events, it's great to see the Midland festival make a return after its cancellation last year.

1 month ago

Sorry folks, that Rage Against The Machine poster - and their Splendour slot - is fake

Australian rock magazine Wall Of Sound has confirmed that it was all a ruse, from an Australian-based music troll.

2 months ago

Lizzo, 2019's unexpected shining star, announces an AU tour (...without Perth)

In addition to playing FOMO Festival at the start of next year, the rising star will also play shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

2 months ago

Falls Festival announced third lineup, including three of WA's best talent

In addition to a bunch of additions on the east coast, the Fremantle leg of the festival grow by three, each act representing the talent of the WA music world.

2 months ago

Stella Donnelly announced as WAMFest headliner, Carla Geneve leads WAMAwards

Carla, alongside Stella, DULCIE, Grace Barbé and Harry Mitchell, emerge victorious from last night’s celebration of Perth music.

3 months ago

Tame Impala have seemingly announced a new album, The Slow Rush, out 2020

In a new video uploaded to the band's website, Kevin Parker and co. tease something new.

3 months ago

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.

3 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months ago

Here's your first speakers announcement for WAMCon 2019

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

5 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.

5 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.

5 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.

5 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.

6 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.

6 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.

6 months ago

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