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Tired Lion

After a year of slogging it out on multiple tours around the country, Perth’s Tired Lion are now beginning to reap the benefits of their hard work. Selected as winners of a slot on the Splendour In The Grass lineup from all of the acts competing in Triple’s J’s Unearthed competition. The timing couldn't have […]

Crooked Colours

Crooked Colours are another trio of lads from Perth – the city that again and again proves itself as a melting pot of talent. The indie-dance band have wrapped up a national tour supporting RÜFÜS and are now ready to prove that they can hold their own. Lead vocalist, Phil Slabber says that the reception […]

DMA’s

Early this year, a black and white monochrome music video surfaced and did its rounds on the internet. The fuzzy aesthetics evoked the nostalgia of a time when Brit-pop was at its peak, and music critics compared the sound to Oasis. Channel V has called them “the next big thing” and the band have signed […]

REMI

It was over a decade ago that a young school student by the name of Remi Kolawole was introduced to a professional hurdler for the Victorian Institute of Sport. N’fa Jones was there on a visit to Kolawole's school. Rather than get excited by Jones' successful sports career or his frontman duties with Aussie hip […]

NEW GODS

After apologies for his tardiness due to rehearsals, the announcement comes down the muffled telephone line: “I’m gonna make a cup of tea." A statement not out of place from a grandmother, Dominic Byrne, the leader of Melbourne band New Gods has anything but old-fashioned ideas for his latest creation. The ex-Little Red member and […]

JOYRIDE

Sydney-based musician Rowan Dix aka Joyride ponders what makes a good show, “It’s tough to describe,” he says. “I definitely try to put a lot of my personality into my show, which basically means I talk a lot of shit. But it is also very dependent on what has been ingested prior to going on […]

SASKWATCH

It’s fair to say that in the eyes of the world, Sydney would be the unofficial capital city of Australia. However, no amount of sail-shaped buildings or curvaceous bridges can counteract the musical might that has risen out of Melbourne for the best part of this year. The nine members of soul spinners Saskwatch are […]