The Ruiins Open Falls Festival Byron Bay

Taking Byron Bay Falls Festival by storm, the Ruiins own the Jack Daniels Stage on the opening evening. With a humble entrance, the Forster two-piece took the barrel house, with its oak, whisky barrels, low lamps and musty atmosphere – not to mention the rest of the ingredients to an old, Aussie pub – to…

Meeting Vallis Alps

We sat down with Vallis Alps’ own David Ansari and Parissa Tosif last month after their final Listen Out set of 2017. Catching up on what it was like to perform at one of Australia’s upcoming dance festivals, we also delved into their favourite acts of the tour and the next phase of Vallis Alps.…

The Inaugural Hey Sunshine Festival

​The inaugural Hey Sunshine Festival was a downpour of brews, tunes, market stalls, live artists and some of the Coast’s best food. Burleigh Brewery played host to the night’s entourage of music lovers while sheltering the early arrivals from the onslaught of rain that continued to buffet the evening. But in the name of music,…

The Beilligerents are Back

Not only are the Belligerents back but they’ve found a sound that’s unique and best described as a worldly psych-pop. Hailing from Brisbane, the five piece have proudly launched their first full-length record, Science Fiction, opening a new chapter for Australian music. After nailing their Triple J Like-a-Version cover of Praise You and earning top…

Amy Shark Takes Miami Marketta

There’s a disjointed rumble as the lights go out. They flash, red, the smoke sprays from beyond vision and the mix teases a rushing crowd as they herd toward the back end of Miami Marketta. As the lights bullet-blast the front rows, the bass hits with combined force from drum and guitar entering with Drive…

Fuzi Rolls Abroad

Surf Dive ‘n Ski Team Rider and RVCA Skate Advocate Noah Fuzi recently took to the air and tackled half the world with nothing but four wheels and a piece of timber. Fuzi recently made the trip out to California to hang and skate with filmer Brandon Jensen prior to ripping in comps throughout Europe.…

Shakafest ’17

You’re in one of two places Saturday 19th August, hooking into the five-foot swell under the blue sky of winter or charging in through the gates of Gold Coast’s Shakafest. The festival’s inaugural year was a hard act to follow, however with Grinspoon as headliners we found Miami Tavern’s car-park a sold-out swelter thanks to Rabbit Radio, Fiik…