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THE RUBENS INTERVIEW

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I guess it was kind of like a speed date. The introduction was polite, time was limited, no chance for ice-breakage.

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MICKEY AVALON INTERVIEW

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Mickey Avalon performs at The Espy in Melbourne tomorrow night, in what could prove to be his most debaucherous Australian show to date. His live shows have evolved over the years – initially he sourced his dancers from strip clubs around L.A,  simulated sex scenes with strung out models and recruited transvestites to pump iron [...]

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GOSSLING

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Country Victoria’s best kept secret Gossling has evaded the limelight far too long.  Hype following her collaboration with 360 on his chart-topping success, ‘Boys Like You’, brought her abruptly to our attention. On the back of her second EP release, Intentional Living, and a national tour of the same title, Gossling is proving herself as a [...]

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RUFUS

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Since the release of their self-titled EP in early 2011, Sydney trio Rüfüs has been flooding airways and enchanting crowds with their euphoric, arcate sound. Receiving radio play as far as Europe and North America, the band’s low-fi, indie-dance grooves have resonated with lovers of electric music far and wide. Fans eagerly awaiting the groups next [...]

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THE WHITEST BOY ALIVE

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One of the advantages of drinking whisky alone at home whilst you’re working, is that if one of your friends rings you with a free ticket to one of your favourite bands, you’re already half drunk. So, with the enthusiasm a headful of Jameson allows one, I reacquainted myself with what is debatably the best live music [...]

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YELLE HITS AUSTRALIA

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French electro-pop rocket Yelle descends upon Australia once again, touring her second album Safari Disco Club. Brittany, France’s Yelle combines biting lyricism and fierce vocals with the electro-pop beat goodness of producers GrandMarnier and SiriusMo. Yelle isn’t afraid to go where other songstresses fear to tread: embracing fun and sass with her white-hot pop. Catch the [...]

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DOES IT OFFEND YOU YEAH?

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After hitting up Coachella, Lollapalooza, South By Southwest, Glastonbury, Reading and countless other international festivals, plus tours with Bloc Party, Nine Inch Nails and Prodigy, UK electro punks Does It Offend You Yeah? are coming back to the loving arms of Australia. After abandoning their major label relationship and releasing their long-awaited new record Don’t Say We Didn’t [...]

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PAPA vs PRETTY

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Papa Vs Pretty is the musical child of Thomas Rawle, a 20 year old indie Sydney-sider, a teenage band-dad at age 15.  Maybe that’s why talking to him last week was like talking to a gentlemanly musician mature beyond his years. On the forefront of his first major tour with the debut album United In Isolation out [...]