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Empire of the Sun at Shrine Auditorium
PRESALE: Empire of the Sun at Shrine Auditorium – Oct. 31

Known for their incredible costumed-up stage show, Australia’s Empire of the Sun are bringing their lively electronic-pop back to Los Angeles with a headlining show at the Shrine Auditorium on none other than Halloween, Oct. 31. Touring in support of their sophomore studio album, Ice on the Dune, released on June 13 via Capitol, expect […]

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Iggy Azalea at the Echoplex – June 24
Just Announced: Iggy Azalea at the Echoplex – June 24, 2013

This beautiful Aussie white girl can rap! And she’s not weird looking and annoying like that chick from Die Antwoord … Iggy Azalea is set to headline the Echoplex on June 24! Bet you didn’t know that this ghetto beauty is also a model represented by Wilhelmina Models. AND she used to date ASAP Rocky, […]

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New Video: PVT – “Homosapien”

Australian three-piece PVT, have shared an interesting stop-motion video for their song “Homosapien”, off their new title-track album (Homosapien). Clemens Habicht (Friendly Fires, Bloc Party, Delphic) directed the clever video which features quick shots of PVT friends and family: Jack Ladder, Sarah Blasko, Kirin J. Callinan and Mrs Pike (yes, Laurence and Richard’s mum) — to […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Aussie BBQ No. 5 at The Echo – March 10, 2013

Australian music and food festival festival, Aussie BBQ No. 5, is set to take place at The Echo this Sunday, March 10. It’s going to be a crazy Aussie explosion featuring music from Ginger & The Ghost, Bearhug, Blackchords, Faker, and many more. Tickets are available for $15 and the show is all ages! Enter the […]

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Win Tickets to White Fence with Twerps – The Satellite – Nov. 3, 2012

  White Fence (aka Tim Presely of Darker My Love) is set to headline the Satellite on Saturday, Nov. 3 with Australia’s charming, lo-fi rockers, the Twerps. Catch a well-know Los Angeles musician with some fresh Aussie blood – be there to catch the Twerps open up the evening’s show at 9 p.m. followed by White […]

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Cut Copy Release Hot New Single, “Take Me Over”

“oooooh, I can hear it calling …” well hot damn, I can hear those Miami Vice drum beats! Melbourne’s finest, Cut Copy has released the first official single from their new LP Zonoscope, “Take Me Over.” It definitely has a fun exotic beat to it with a little bit of some cheesy island vibes (especially […]

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New Video: “Lucidity” by Tame Impala

Causing massive waves of buzz across the world, Aussie psyche-poppers, Tame Impala, have released a trippy new video for their echoing song “Lucidity.” We caught the boys at their first-ever Los Angeles show back in July and have been impressed ever since. Tame Impala’s new video is as trippy as the the song sounds. It […]

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The Dead Weather Announce Pacific Rim Tour

To all my mates down in Aus! Check it! The Dead Weather are embarking on a tour of the Pacific Rim in March 2010, marking their first-ever shows in New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Go! Pre-sale tickets for the Australia/New Zealand shows will be available from Thursday, November 19th at 12 noon (AEDT) through Friday, […]

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Interview: Wolf & Cub’s Joel Byrne

Who chose the name Wolf & Cub? Why? Well it was the best of a bad bunch and it was the only one we could all agree on. I stole it from a Japanese comic book, and later a film series, called ‘Lone Wolf & Cub’. So I named my band after a comic book […]

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Bridezilla at the Echo

After reviewing their EP, I already knew these lil Aussies barely out of high school were quite the talent. As for their live performance this past Thursday night at the Echo, well, uh … they were excellent. Front woman, Holiday Carmen-Sparks’ vocals are ever-so enchanting even more so when she’s standing less than three feet […]

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