Upcoming music venue "Shotkickers" references the Simpsons

The Simpsons is the inspiration for a new music venue called “Shotkickers.” The new space is set to debut at the start of the new year in Australia. Read more: Here’s how you can help music venues that are financially struggling Musicians Christopher Windley and Mathias Northway made the decision to revamp the Melbourne venue […]

daine lives out her dreams on the silver screen with "IDC"—watch

Melbourne emo-pop artist daine is living out her wildest dreams on the silver screen in her latest single, “IDC.” The track is the second single from daine’s upcoming debut mixtape, following the October release of “cemetery dreams.”  “IDC” embodies the sound of vengeance and proves cynics wrong with the help of strummed guitars and powerful […]

Amyl And The Sniffers on the artistic growth that led to their new album

“Energy, good energy and bad energy/I’ve got plenty of energy,” Amy Taylor wails seconds into Melbourne, Australia aggro-punks Amyl And The Sniffers’ freshly released second LP, Comfort To Me. “It’s my currency,” she sings on that opening track, “Guided By Angels.” Indeed, the band—Taylor, drummer Bryce Wilson, bassist Gus Romer and guitarist Dec Martens—seem to […]

Good Morning announce new album and share latest single "Country"—watch

Australian indie-rock duo Good Morning have announced their new album, Barnyard, and shared its first single, “Country.”  “Country” is a mellow, indie offering that reflects on frontman Liam Parsons’ life and how it has changed from adolescence to adulthood. Read more: 11 alternative groups still playing together after a decade or more “I’m still not […]

10 rising Australian pop-punk bands you need to hear

The Down Under is giving rise to some of the most prominent artists of the modern pop-punk scene. With bands such as With Confidence, Tonight Alive and Trophy Eyes, the catalytic contributions of Australia can’t be understated. As is the case in all notable scenes, though, the underground runs deep. And with seemingly endless music coming […]