Tyler Jenke

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The Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition has extended its closing date

Last month, entries opened for the 2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition, with songwriters around the world encouraged to go into the running for a $50,000 cash prize. Now,...

Tasmanian band Captives, who have just signed a number of huge deals.

Tasmania’s Captives announce huge new signings ahead of fresh music

If you’re a fan of rock music, then the chances are good that you’ve happened upon Tasmanian rockers Captives supporting at least one of your...

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Exclusive: Falcona signs Melbourne’s Maribelle following global publishing deal

Over the last few years, one of the most distinctive and alluring voices in the Aussie music scene has been that of Maribelle. Now, following...

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Here are all the Australian & New Zealand acts heading to SXSW 2018

South By Southwest is arguably one of the world’s larges music conferences, and understandably, is often used as the place where many of the underrated...

Members of The Rubens gesturing towards the logo for Viagogo

The Rubens speak out against Viagogo’s “dodgy profiteering”

In the last year, there has been plenty said about the controversial ticket resale site Viagogo, with both the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)...

Dan Sultan, Alex Lahey, and Jen Cloher - 3 acts nominated for the 2018 APRA Song of the Year

Meet the contenders for the 2018 APRA Song Of The Year

It’s one of the most prestigious awards in the Aussie music industry with a history stretching back almost 30 years. Now, as APRA AMCOS gets...

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EXCLUSIVE: Iconic Melbourne studio, The Studio’s In The City, rebrands

If you’ve been listening to Aussie music any time over the last ten years, the chances are pretty good that you’ve heard an album record...

Melbourne musician Willaris. K, who has just signed to the Soothsayer label

Exclusive: Soothsayer label adds Willaris. K to roster

If you’ve been listening to triple j at any time over the last year, you would undoubtedly have heard of Willaris. K. The 23-year-old muso...

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Aussie muso hit with copyright claims over white noise video

Have you ever used a white noise machine to help yourself get to sleep? Well, you might want to watch out, because if we’re to...

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Publisher of Tom Petty, Neil Young, suing Spotify for $1.6 billion

Just days after a Twitter thread made headlines for its opposing views as to whether or not the music streaming service Spotify pays appropriate royalties,...

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Car Seat Headrest says artists can still make money from Spotify

It seems now that whenever any young artist begins to emerge on the music scene that the advice they are given is to avoid Spotify....

Music executive Jordan Feldstein, known best as the manager for Maroon 5

Maroon 5’s manager, Jordan Feldstein, has passed away at 40

Jordan Feldstein, the manager of the hugely successful pop-rock band Maroon 5, and brother of actor Jonah Hill, has passed away. As Variety reports, the 40-year-old...

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Ex-Ding Dong Lounge employee opens up about venue’s failings amidst closure

Just yesterday it was announced that one of Australia’s most beloved music venues, Melbourne’s Ding Dong Lounge, is set to close in only a matter...

Splendour In The Grass being held at North Byron Parklands

Splendour venue makes final bid to become festival’s permanent home

Over the last few months, we’ve probably scared you somewhat by reporting on the very real fact that the North Byron Parklands could no longer...

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Forged Ed Sheeran tickets have landed an Aussie tourist in jail

We’re already aware of how ridiculous the ticket resale market can be, which is why numerous companies have done all they can to combat scalping...

English rock group The Vamps performing at the Hordern Pavilion

Sydney’s Mayor has weighed in on the future of the Hordern Pavilion

Early in November, it was reported that the future for the Hordern Pavilion was uncertain to say the least. With the venue’s lease only guaranteed...

Australia's next Eurovision hopeful, Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Mauboy will be the face of Australia at Eurovision 2018

“Who will we be sending to Eurovision this year” has managed to become one of the hottest questions in the world of Aussie music over...

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Apple is reportedly set to buy Shazam at a bargain basement price

Decades ago, if you heard a song and wanted to know who it was by, you basically had to hope against hope that you were...

Pist Idiots, who have recently joined Space 44

Sydney’s Pist Idiots are the newest addition to the Space 44 roster

Old-fashioned meat-and-potatoes rock and roll has been making a comeback of sorts in the local music scene in recent years. Now, one of the younger...

Linda Marigliano and Alex Dyson of triple j

Alex Dyson returns to triple j, as station reveals its 2018 lineup

It’s the end of the year, so we’ve come to the time in which radio stations announce the changes they plan to make for the...