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    100 Best Australian Tracks 2018

    Thank you to all the bands, artists, managers, random people, DJs, venues, festivals, PR workers who send in music all year...

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    Australian Music Festivals Are A False Economy

    It's been a false economy for years, and now we're paying for it -- or more literally, not paying....

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    The Party Goes on Rain, Hail or Shine – Hopkins Creek 2018

    Hopkins Creek is a festival truly deserving of all the love that the festival goers have for it...

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    Trading Tunes Cool Sounds

    "I’m a real sucker for unrequited love songs and I think there’s something really beautiful about people who can sing about something sad in an upbeat and catchy way."...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (15/11/18)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Harvey Sutherland, Wonderfuls, Donny Benét, Tram Cops, Way Dynamic, Dr Sure's Unusual Practice, Julia Jacklin, Sweater Curse, Sarsaparilla, gregor, Anatole, Good Boy, Field Maps, Darcy Baylis, Two People, The Woodland Hunters, Ben Wright Smith, Milk Buttons and this week's best new track by...

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    Trading Tunes with RVG

    Melbourne Music Week starts November 16th until the 24th, and what better way is there to get excited than by listening to a Melbourne playlist by one of the best Melbourne bands, RVG. ...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (25/10/18)

    This week’s guide includes new entries from Martin Frawley, Harvey Sutherland, Tiana Khasi, Moonlover, DJ Heure, The Model School, HVNCOQ, The Ocean Party, Hektor, Middle Management, Candy, Obscura Hail, Orlean, Ferla, Jackmann, Black Cab, Fair Maiden, Sunnyside, Purpl, The Attics, Aegean Sun, Monnone Alone, Red Ink and this week’s best new track by...

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    Premiere: Tuscan Ruins – ‘Miel’

    Tuscan Ruins's brand new EP 'Miel' is a strong release for the relatively unknown Melbourne lo-fi producer...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (11/10/18)

    This week's guide includes new entries from On Diamond, Julia Jacklin, Cyanide Thornton, Lucy Cliche, Tram Cops, NИLL, Cool Sounds, GERYON, Moses Carr, The Ocean Party, These Guy, A. Swayze and the Ghosts, Vape Dadz, Triangle Head and this week's best new track by...

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    Trading Tunes with Retiree

    Late last month Retiree released their new album House Or Home via Rhythm Section INT. An album about living in all kinds of conditions all around Australia in 2018....

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (20/9/18)

    This week's guide includes new entries from The Goon Sax, Mildlife, Body Type, Cyanide Thornton, Ultracrush, Maliblue, Emma Louise, Ella Thompson, Lyndon Blue, Retiree, Darvid Thor, Montero, Emma Russack & Lachlan Denton, Planète, Hektor, Total Giovanni, Nice Biscuit, FRITZ, BATTS, Waveless, Breathe, Laura Imbruglia, Sloan Peterson and this week's best new track by...

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    Trading Tunes with School Damage

    A to X came out via label Chapter Music on August 31st. Their album launch is this Friday at the Gasometer Upstairs in Melbourne....

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (16/8/18)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Primo!, Phantastic Ferniture, Cool Sounds, Rabbit Island, Nolan House, Nylex, School Damage, Gregor, Maliblue, Holiday Party, Dark Fair, Peter Bibby, Neighbourhood Youth, ALTA, Your Girl Pho and this week's best new track by...

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    Trading Tunes with Loose Tooth

    Fresh off a European tour with Courtney Barnett, Loose Tooth last week on the 3rd of August released their highly enjoyable debut full length album Keep Up via Milk! Records and Remote Control Records...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (26/7/18)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Retiree, Pascal Babare, Terry, Rudolf C, Emma Russack & Lachlan Denton, Ferla, Cop Envy, Leisure Centre, Mihra, Tenderhooks, River Yarra, Richard In Your Mind, The Attics, Brendon Moon, and this week's best new track by...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (12/7/18)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Loose Tooth, Christopher Port, Fingerless, Elizabeth, Jessica Says, HTRK, Total Giovanni, Raindrop, Carla dal Forno, SaD, Squaring Circles, Melbourne Cans, Daniel Elia, Dark Fair, and this week's best new track by...

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    2018 Half Time: Top 50 Australian Tracks

    As always, we want to take this opportunity to send out a huge thank you to everyone who has sent us music this year, contacted us, shared, liked, commented or re-tweeted Ripe....

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    INTRODUCING: Luboku

    With a recent signing to Niche Talent Agency and a national tour support spot, Melbourne's own Luboku is set to rise amongst the electronic ranks...

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    Third Time’s The Absolute Charm – Hopkins Creek 2018

    Ahead of the third instalment of the ever-growing Hopkins Creek this year, we decided to give you a run-down of what is fast becoming one of Victoria’s premier festivals...

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    Trading Tunes with Lachlan Denton

    Lachlan Denton's heartfelt recent release 'Two Months In Ben Woolley's Room' gave us the idea to chat sentimental pop songs with the Melbourne all-round-nice-guy...