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Hope D announces debut EP ‘Cash Only’ + national headline tour

Brisbane’s Hope D introduced herself back in 2019 with ‘Swim’, but it was her 2020 singles ‘Second’, ‘Common Denominator’ and ‘Miscommunicate’ which firmly solidified her as a serious name to keep an eye on.


Jet City Sports Club fix gaze to the beauty of the present with debut single ‘Bloodhounds’

Without harping on about the year that was, the test of thought and action found solace in artistic pursuits; creating brand new projects for some, such as Sydney four-piece Jet City Sports Club.


Mildlife, CC:DISCO!, Wax’o Paradiso and more to play Sun Cycle next week

After its hugely successful debut ringing in the new year on New Years Day in 2020, Melbourne/Naarm festival Sun Cycle is making its return within 2021.


Tame Impala Sound System set to make its live debut next month

The end of 2020 should’ve been marked for many Australians by witnessing Kevin Parker and co perform their biggest Tame Impala shows in Australia yet as they were set to bring The Slow Rush to stadiums around the country.


New study rules out COVID-19 infection risk in live music venues

A new study conducted in Germany has “ruled out” risk of infection of COVID-19 in live music venues — as long as masks and adequate ventilation were available and used.


Well Spent and some of Gold Coast’s finest to set sail on The YOT Club

All aboard.


Octo Octa announces new three-track EP out in February, shares new single ‘Find Your Way Home’

Octo Octa has announced a new EP titled She’s Calling, set for release next month on her label she runs with Eris Drew, T4T LUV NRG.


Listen to a remixed version of Travis Scott’s ‘Goosebumps’ with Spanish producer HVME

In mid-2020, Spanish producer HVME (pronounced “Hume”) released a remix of Travis Scott‘s enormous hit, ‘Goosebumps’.


Barkaa, Bicep, Logic1000: Best Songs of The Week

Each week, we receive countless submissions of exciting new music, so we’ll be taking you through a weekly wrap up of all our favourite new tunes every Friday called #TrustedForTaste.


PREMIERE: Close Counters put their signature spin on Young Franco’s ‘Fallin’ Apart’ featuring Denzel Curry & Pell

In late 2020, Young Franco released his biggest career highlight to date — which is saying something given he’s remained at the forefront of electronic music in Australia for years now.


PREMIERE: Teenage Joans confirm they are one to watch with epic new single and video for ‘Something About Being Sixteen’

Adelaide two-piece Teenage Joans have had a very exciting past few months indeed.


Strawberry Fields announces its return in 2021

After announcing its hiatus like many other festivals in 2020 due to the pandemic, Strawberry Fields has announced its returning to the banks of the Murray River in Tocumwal, NSW this coming October.