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St. Paul And The Broken Bones Are Ready To Prove Themselves To The World

This is the second time I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Paul Janeway, frontman of St. Paul and The Broken Bones, and while I...

Vintage Trouble Are Keeping Rock’N’Roll Sexy In 2017

The charismatically witty and endearingly cheeky Vintage Trouble possess a unique dynamic. Their old-school rhythm and blues vibes have seen the Hollywood outfit make a...

How Jessie Lloyd Is Championing The Music Of Indigenous Australia

Jessie Lloyd is an indigenous songwriter and music industry all-rounder based in Queensland who has had a pivotal role in promoting Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Arca: Arca

★★★★ To say that the music of Arca is hard to define would be a gross understatement. His compositions and collaborations with artists like Björk...

The Smith Street Band: More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me

★★★★☆ “This is not work ethic / It’s survival technique,” confesses Smith Street Band frontman Wil Wagner on ‘Song For You’, the fourth song onMore...

DMA’s And The Jezabels Share Stories From The Road Ahead Of Bad Friday

On first glance, there’s not a whole lot connecting The Jezabels with DMA’s – not much, that is, aside from the fact they’re both playing...

Out & About: Dealing With Gay Panic As A Young LGBT Person

Queensland has thrown out the ‘gay panic’ defence for murder. At last. I grew up with the cautionary tale of Matthew Shepard’s gruesome torture and...

Bar Of The Week: Della Hyde

Tell us about your bar: Della Hyde is Applejack’s playful interpretation of vintage hotel bars of the past, with charming interiors, good tunes, and a...

Polish Club: Alright Already

★★★★ In his bookThe 10 Rules Of Rock And Roll, Robert Forster affirms as his last rule: “The three-piece band is the purest form of...

Vices: Now That I Have Seen I Am Responsible

★★★★ It’s been a while since we’ve heard a politically driven hardcore Australian band as convincing as Vices. Their third album, Now That I Have...