The garage rock scene is about to get a seismic shake as Japan’s electrifying trio, The Fadeaways, make their highly-anticipated debut on Australian shores. Next week, Toyozo (vocals and bass), Assman (guitar), and Ozzy (drums) bring their high-octane energy down under. Since their formation in Tokyo in 2005, The Fadeaways have been channelling the raw …

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Backseat Mafia is thrilled to exclusively premiere the truly mesmerising new single and music video ‘Hearts Afire’ by Eora/Sydney-based artist Thomas James Mahony, releasing everywhere tomorrow. A beautiful, starlit release, ‘Hearts Afire’ breathes life with profound intensity. It begins with an enigmatic swell of power before Thomas’ powerhouse vocals peel you away from reality with …

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Saturday night, Gadigal/Sydney’s Factory Theatre witnessed Australia’s own crown jewel, The Angels, in their element and celebrating 50 years of rock excellence. For many of us, knowingly or not, our lives have been intertwined with The Angels and the monumental legacy they’ve bestowed upon Australia and the world. Some of us have even had them …

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Muloobinba/Newcastle’s dynamic duo, RAAVE TAPES, are set to hit the road this August, celebrating the release of their highly anticipated debut album, which dropped in May. The self-titled album showcases some of their most diverse and creative sounds yet, including singles like ‘I Just Wanna Be Alone’, ‘k hi’, and ‘Braces’, all designed to make …

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If you’ve spent any amount of time in an Australian pub, you’re likely familiar with the cultural icons that are The Angels. Their journey began in 1974 when the Adelaide group, The Moonshine Jug and String Band, electrified their sound as The Keystone Angels at the Modbury Hotel. Their journey took them to iconic venues …

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A year has passed since Archy Marshall, famously known as King Krule, released his critically acclaimed fourth studio album, ‘Space Heavy’. The South London artist has now made a grand return with a new EP titled ‘SHHHHHHH!’, now available through XL Recordings / Remote Control. This record includes four highly sought-after tracks: ‘Achtung’, ‘All Soup …

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Thursday night at the Oxford Art Factory was a whirlwind of high-energy excitement as Hands Like Houses, the post-hardcore sensation from Canberra, took centre stage. This marked a pivotal moment in the band’s journey, with the debut of their new lead singer, Josh Raven, as part of their Tropo Tour. Stepping in the doors, it …

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On a crisp Friday night in Eora/Sydney, the walls of Oxford Art Factory resonated with soul-stirring melodies as Sam Fischer, the Aussie singer-songwriter behind the heartfelt album ‘I Love You, Please Don’t Hate Me‘, captivated a sold-out crowd. Fischer’s musical journey, marked by genuine emotion and lyrical prowess, came alive on stage, leaving fans enchanted …

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In a blaze of synth-laden glam-goth glory, Johnny Hunter has stormed into the UK scene with their latest single, ‘Frustration’, igniting comparisons to our favourite post-punk legends while infusing their own brand of modern glam. Produced by Jesse F. Keeler (Death From Above 1979 and MSTRKRFT), this track marks a return to the recording studio …

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In a captivating blend of modern allure and classical elegance, the Sydney Opera House witnessed a remarkable collaboration in 2022. Soul sensation Ngaiire, with the esteemed Sydney Symphony Orchestra, enchanted audiences, marking a milestone for the iconic venue’s 50th anniversary. The sold-out event was spectacular, blending contemporary sounds with refined orchestral arrangements in a celebration …

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