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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (25/4/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Body Type, Mildlife, Memphis LK, Nite Fleit, Static Animal, Genesis Owusu, DJ Heure, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Mount Trout, Sweet Whirl, Roland Tings, Good Morning, Skydeck, Simona Castricum, Soft Touch, Morgan Wright, Variations of Light, Erasers, Karyme, No Local, Truly Holy, L.A. Mood, Courtney Barnett, I Know Leopard, Hierophants, City Calm Down, Gold Fields, and this week's best new track by...

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    Six Times The Charm – By the Meadow 2019

    If you’re looking to make the move from other big league festivals then By the Meadow should be atop your list. Always welcoming and never pretentious, people were there to see music, drink, dance and have a blast with their mates...

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    Trading Tunes with Rambl

    Tonight the Melbourne club Yours&Mine are teaming up with Red Bull Music to present 1800-DOOF. A line-up featuring Lone, Toni Yotzi, Moopie, DJ JNETT, Rambl, Hybrid Man, Makeda, DESTINY71z, Emelyne and Bevin Campbell...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (4/4/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Stella Donnelly, Roza Terenzi, The Shards, Bananagun, Yura, Chip Riddell, Collarbones, Good Pash, Kirin J Callinan, Tiana Khasi, Jonathan Something, Good Morning, Demon Days, Gamirez ft. Figuero Jones, Sweater Curse, Gena Rose Bruce, The Wonder, First Beige, Lucy Roleff, Soft Touch, Love Deluxe, Karyme, Skydeck, Concrete Surfers, Lauren., and this week's best new track by...

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    The Ocean Party ‘Nothing Grows’ Launch & Final Melbourne Show (23/3/19)

    As we bid farewell to The Ocean Party, performing for their last time on the Howler stage, we recap their amazing musical history as one of Melbourne's most iconic bands in the last decade...

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    Trading Tunes with Adriana

    The third night of Play On's acclaimed Series events will take place this Friday the 22nd of March. It rounds out a magical ‘Series Six’, which has so far included Babicka and Sleep D. Now, it's now Adriana's turn to be the nights DJ...

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    Crushing Hard – Julia Jacklin Live at The Forum (14/3/19)

    After the February release of her sophomore album Crushing, Julia Jacklin played to a sold-out crowd at iconic Melbourne venue The Forum Theatre whilst on her first national tour for 2019...

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    Ripe Podcast with By The Meadow Festival & Merpire

    We discuss the process of booking an international artist, why moving from Sydney to Melbourne was so important for Merpire, the difficulties of juggling festival set times, why this year's festival will be particularly fun and we choose 10 By The Meadow artists for Cameron to describe....

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (14/3/19)

    This week’s guide includes new entries from Rolling Blackouts C.F., Roza Terenzi, Thomas Gray & Liam Ebbs, Harvey Sutherland ft. Jace XL, Sarah Mary Chadwick, Egoism, Ciggie Witch, Shit Bitch, The Wonder, Batts, Cool Explosions, Gazey, Morgan Wright, The Smallgoods, Andy Garvey, Rudolf C, Good Morning, Eastward, Hatchie, Allume, Black Cab, Aria Wood, ZK King, Lucy Cliche, Angie McMahon, Sloan Peterson, Charles Murdoch, Hemm, Minor Premiers, Pillow Pro, Gonzo, and this week’s best new track by...

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    Trading Tunes with SO.Crates x Nelson Dialect x Alnitak Kid

    Trading Tunes theme of VHS songs: "This tied in with our last single ‘Black Tapes’, an ode to growing up in the 80’s surrounded by stacks of VHS tapes, with your eyes glued to the screen late into the night."...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (21/2/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Skyscraper Stan, The Ocean Party, Martin Frawley, Julia Jacklin, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Em Burrows, These Guy, Darvid Thor, Clea, Loure, Comrad Xero, DJ Heure, Good Morning, Adult Films, Rudolf C, Clever Austin, Ferla, Peach Body, Quivers, Sunset Cities, Skydeck, Notaeb, Amy Axegale, Huntly, On Diamond, Hobson Bay Coast Guard and this week's best new track by...

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    Ripe Podcast preview Golden Plains 2019

    We discuss everything from Totem poles, Kofta balls, early Flume, where not to camp, Alana meeting Josh Thomas, how to improve this almost perfect festival and much, much more!...

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    Trading Tunes Martin Frawley

    On February the 22nd this month, Melbourne band Twerps' lead vocalist Martin Frawley will release his debut solo album Undone at 31 via Merge Records...

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    Ripe Podcast with Sunbeam Sound Machine

    We caught up with Nick Sowersby AKA Sunbeam Sound Machine, ahead of the release of his second album Goodness Gracious via Remote Control Records...

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    Trading Tunes Sunscreen

    If you’re yet to catch Sunscreen live, you’re in luck, as they’re set to play at the Grampians Music Festival between February 15th-17th this month....

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (31/1/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Honey 2 Honey, Jess Ribeiro, Nite Fleit, Ani Lou, Julia Jacklin, Katie Dey, Planète, Capital Gains, DJ Heure, Ara Koufax, Baro ft. Nasty Mars, Maliblue, Skydeck, Mope City, Roza Terenzi, Leisure Suite, Good Boy, Bad Bangs, Grand Pine, V, Roland Tings, Smoke Rings, SO.Crates ft. Alnitak Kid & Nelson Dialect and this week's best new track by...

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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."...