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8 Awesome Animated Music Videos to Inspire or Terrify Your Inner Child

Whether your eating you’re eating your cereal in front of the TV before school or too hungover to get off the couch on Sunday morning, cartoons play an integral role in getting us ready for the world outside. The irony of that is not lost on us. Fantastical adventures of space and furry critters seems like the most removed you can be from the real world. However…
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Life, Darkness and The Pale King with Wells

Following his career as a solo musician Alastair Cairns has shifted gears and formed his new band Wells. Armed with a brilliant debut EP and a newfound sense artistic purpose, the boys gathered with beers in hand to chat about The Pale King. A lot of people know Al from his time performing as Atlas B Salvesen, what was…
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Dead Letter Circus Talks About Taking the Fight to the Man and Album Number 3 Aesthesis

Brisbane’s premiere hard rock band Dead Letter Circus have arrived at album number three Aesthesis. As singer Kim Benzie sits down to chat he discusses how he found new focus for his lyrics, and trying to find happiness in a world at war with itself. Hey Kim, it’s nice meet you. It’s funny that we’re doing this…
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Rock N Roll, Custom Beer and Star Wars with Grenadiers

Settling in on a cool Sydney afternoon, Jesse Coulter of Adelaide rock band Grenadiers pulls up a stool ahead of the band’s show at Blood, Sweat and Beers. We chat rock music in Adelaide, what a Grenabeer would taste like and Star Wars. So are you looking forward to the Blood, Sweat and Beers show tonight?
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Oisima Reveals the Challenges and Rewards of His Debut Album Nicaragua Nights

Following the release of his debut album Nicaragua Nights, Anth Wendt AKA Oisima is feeling nervous and excited. He reveals the trials of making his debut record. Hey man, how’re you doing? Yeah pretty good! Just been chilling at home with my girl and my dog! Nice! Well I guess things have been going pretty well so far, your new album Nicaragua Nights has just…
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Richard Cartwright from Richard In Your Mind Chats Ponderosa on Vinyl, Jerky and Indian Influences

Bespectacled and bearded, Richard Cartwright is found upstairs at Newtown Social preparing for his band’s vinyl launch show. His wiry yet charming presence is infectious as he chats Ponderosa on vinyl, the departure of their stick man and finding influences in India. Hey Richard, thanks for taking the time to chat. Do you want a beer? That’s okay man, but I don’t think…
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The Music Streaming War and You

Remember Napster? It was such a strange experience when it first came out. You’d spent most of your childhood listening to whatever tacky CDs your parents were into or my grand parents’ much cooler Pink Floyd vinyl collection. But downloading music form the internet? This was a whole new frontier all together. It was all sitting there in a folder on the desktop, hours and hours…
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Ferris Wheels, Unicorns and Glitter with GRRL PAL

Perth duo Danny K and Jay LeKat are an unstoppable fun time machine. Exploring Darling Harbour we chatted ferris wheels, unicorns and glitter with GRRL PAL. Okay the ferris wheel is moving! JAY: Oh no! We’re spinning! And we just had breakfast! Oh fuck we’re really high up, I don’t like it up here! DANNY: Are we safe? I don’t know. There’s a really…
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Are Lyrics Getting Dumber or Is It the Audience?

The argument is always the same. As time passes by we’re getting lazier, slower, fatter and more stupid. Our attention spans are shortening and our ability to retain information is dwindling. Everyone wants to point the finger at the media, smart devices and the internet. Are these the demons that are turning our brains to mush? Or could it be something…
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Interview with The Cairos

Brisbane, Australia four-piece The Cairos finally released their debut album Dream of Reason to the frothing excitement of fans and critics alike. Since then the boys have knuckled down touring Australia, the U.S, Europe and sold out their gig in a Chinese war lord’s mansion. Taking a break from watching the cricket at their label’s fancy-pants offices, Alistar…
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Interview with Apes

Those damn, dirty Apes are at it again. And that sure as hell isn’t a bad thing! The Melbourne band will be gracing the Blurst of Times festival stages with their garage rock goodness. We had a quick yak with the band about the shows and their first UK tour. You guys were just in the UK for the first time, how were the shows?
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Interview with Bluejuice

Ahead of the band’s final tour ever*, we had a chat with founding member of Bluejuice Jake Stone about the history of Bluejuice, the future of Bluejuice’s members and the songs of Bluejuice. A must read for Bluejuice fans. You’ve got the big ‘Retrospectable Tour’ kicking off pretty soon, how are you feeling about it? Well the feelings are…
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Interview with Fishing

It’s no secret that Fishing are on the up ‘ up! The Sydney duo have been slaying their live shows and have clocked in plenty of time collaborating with other artists. Russell Fitzibbon took some time out during rehearsals to talk shop about the album and performing as a band with two broken arms.
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