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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.

3 days 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.

1 month 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 months ago

The Cure, Maggie Rogers, Teyana Taylor, Stella Donnelly + more announced for Vivid

Also joining the Sydney cultural extravaganza is Underworld, Herbie Hancock and the long-awaited return of Middle East.

2 months ago

Downsyde, Noah Dillon lead RTRFM's In The Pines 2019 lineup

In its 26th year, the event will continue to blend some of WA's best talent with one of our most picturesque venues.

2 months ago

WAM announce their 2018/2019 Song of the Year competition

The hunt to find the best song of out of WA last year is on - enter now!

3 months ago

The One Day crew are taking over the Perth night time with Friday Night Lights

Mixing their signature selection of DJs with a pair of hip-hop up-and-comers, Friday Night Lights will take over Elizabeth Quay on March 22.

3 months ago

Perth's Planet X returns for second event, led by Lone, Fred P + more

The Perth open-scale dance event makes a return after a successful debut last year.

3 months ago

Groovin' The Moo announce a bumper-to-bumper 2019 line-up

The regional Australian festival welcomes one of their strongest line-ups to date.

4 months ago

WA Premier Mark McGowan: "I think [pill testing] could actually risk lives."

While WA has largely dodged festival deaths, the heat on our politicians to introduce pill testing is still on.

4 months ago

Toto's Africa will play 'for eternity' in Africa because memes and solar power

Namibian-German artist Max Siedentopf is using solar energy and speaker stacks to create a 24/7 loop of Africa forever.

4 months ago

Brace yourself for clashes: Here are the Falls 18/19 set times

Plus, a couple of great Australian names join the bill in Marion Bay and Lorne.

5 months ago

Cardi B doing an ASMR interview will definitely make you feel something

Something to get you...ready (?) for her upcoming Origin Fields headline.

7 months ago

Skegss, Wafia, WAAX and more: Meet the Aussies flying our flag at SXSW '19

The Austin-based mega-festival has announced is mammoth first billing, with a bunch of Aussie artists leading the charge.

7 months ago

Linda Marigliano and Dylan Alcott are hosting a new live music TV show on ABC

Titled The Set, the party will kick off October 31 with guests such as Angus and Julia Stone, Vera Blue, Ball Park Music and The Presets lined up already.

8 months ago

FOMO Festival announce FOMO By Night Perth 2019, led by Rae Sremmurd

The east-coast festival will be bringing a slice of the line-up to WA for the first time, with a bunch of west-coast favourites added too.

8 months ago

WA wants to make it harder for people to whinge about noise when they move near pubs/clubs

The State Government is proposing new rules to protect venues in entertainment precincts.

8 months ago

AMEX are pumping $1million into Australian music, and you could score some for yourself

The first six winners of the grant have just been announced.

8 months ago

Demon Days, T$oko, Feels, more added to free WAMFest line-up

The plethora of WA-based talent joins Spacey Jane, Sly Withers and more at the multi-venue festival, which will take place in early November.

8 months ago

Queens Of The Stone Age are rocking a free DJ set in Perth this Wednesday night

After their Perth Arena show, at a bar that's not even open yet.

9 months ago

Spacey Jane, Sly Withers, FOAM lead WAMFest 2018 line-up

Highlighting the best of WA music, this year's festival will take place over two days in November.

9 months ago

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