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Posted 27 Jan 2017 @ 2:17pm

The triple j Hottest 100 of 2016 was a highpoint for Australian artists, and a barometer for what Aussie music lovers listened to throughout the year. 

 

But which of the songs will go down in history, and which will be forgotten the moment Flume releases his next remix?

 

We've reviewed every single song from the 2016 countdown in one sentence (OK, some of them are...

Posted 22 Jul 2016 @ 5:39pm

It takes a lot for an artist to form an enduring musical legacy. Our parents and their parents have witnessed many in their glory days, but what about us? Who will be the defining musical heroes of our time? NATALIA MORAWSKI offers her predictions.

 

When David Bowie died, the whole world mourned. Even if you were too young to grow up with his music, you still still felt the...

Posted 29 Apr 2016 @ 12:48pm

The path to hell is littered with cancelled music festivals. 

 

One of the most significant events to bite the dust as of late is All Tomorrow’s Parties, a weekend of tunes that was to be curated by legendary alt-art-rockers Drive Like Jehu.

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Posted 18 Feb 2016 @ 10:54am

0.5 STARS

 

Amongst the Cosby-defending nonsense and bizarre self-aggrandising that has been littering Kanye West’s Twitter profile recently, there lies a single nugget of truth. 

 

A few weeks ago, West described The Life Of Pablo, his new record, as the “album of a life”. He’s...

Posted 5 Feb 2016 @ 12:21pm

Music is a huge part of American political campaigns, as integral to the process of becoming President as racism, privilege and nepotism. 

 

Sadly, the same cannot be said of Australian politics.

 

Although every now and then an...

Posted 22 May 2015 @ 12:39pm

This week Taylor Swift just about broke the internet when the music video for her song ‘Bad Blood’ was set loose onto the world. Not only did the video feature new verses in a collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, it also sees Tay-Tay collaborating with a gang of her celebrity friends, kicking butt in some sort of badass...

Posted 20 Mar 2015 @ 1:58pm

What is it about the 'classic album tour' that is enticing artists and captivating fans around the world? It's partly nostalgia, perhaps even a fad, but you can't deny the fact fans want to see their favourite band playing their favourite album.

 

Earlier this week it was announced that Perth favourites Karnivool are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their debut album Themata...

Posted 15 Sep 2014 @ 10:21am

Reviewed on Friday September 12

 

Before he was the subject of millions of memes and countless columns of scurrilous internet gossip, Kanye West made these things called records and performed live shows in support of them. On the back of two fantastic albums, 2010’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and last year’s menacing Yeezus,one would expect Mr. West would give a self-...

Posted 17 Feb 2014 @ 9:50am

Can we get a 'Yeeeeezay!'? Yes, yes we can. Kanye West is bringing his live show back to Australia for the first time in two years.

 

The scowling, self-styled demigod rapper got plenty of tongues wagging – no surprises there – with his sixth studio LP, Yeezus, released last year. It's been ten years this month since Kanye's debut The College Dropout put him on the road to...

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