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#TrustedForTaste Best Songs of The Week — April 9

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.


Holy Holy’s Graham Ritchie unveils new project SCENES, shares debut single ‘Henhouse’ Ft. Ainslie Wills

Brisbane/Meanjin songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist SCENES introduced himself to the world last month, and is already turning heads thanks to his intricate, peculiar electro-rock sound.


Róisín Murphy announces remix album with Crooked Man, shares new single ‘Assimilation’

The 2020 album from Róisín Murphy 2020 album, Róisín Machine, was arguably one of the year’s best.


Tkay Maidza remains unstoppable with new heater ‘Syrup’

After setting our lives alight with the release of the incendiary ‘KIM’ featuring Yung Baby Tate and covering The Pixies‘ ‘Where Is My Mind.


Mallrat, Miiesha, Sycco, The Jungle Giants and many more announced as finalists for 2021 Queensland Music Awards

The annual Queensland Music Awards (QMAs) today announces the 2021 genre category finalists, the Billy Thorpe Scholarship shortlist, and the nominees for the publicly voted People’s Choice Awards.


Jurassic politicians choose LEGO over contemporary music

In the same week the music industry is delivered another fatal blow, the Australian government once again proves it is just not getting it.


Get to know RBI ahead of her latest release, ‘GET ME OUT / TAKE IT FOR ME ON THE FLOOR’

Following a hugely successful birthday compilation curated during the depths of 2020 lockdown, Naarm (Melbourne) DIY label and collective Fluxx return with their second release ‘GET ME OUT / TAKE IT FOR ME ON THE FLOOR’ by rising DJ and producer RBI (she/her).


Ninajirachi and Kota Banks announce ‘True North’ tour

The future electropop duo of our dreams, Ninajirachi and Kota Banks, have been treating us to electrifying, dominating and exhilarating collaborative tracks for a few months now.


New study finds the most common problem facing women in music is sexual harassment

According to findings released via a study conducted by Midia Research, Tunecore, and Tunecore’s parent company Believe, the most common issue women face in the music industry is sexual harassment.


Middle Name Dance Band release reimagined songs on ‘Lovers Featuring’ EP

Middle Name Dance Band have unveiled their new EP, Lovers Featuring.


Melbourne’s Jade Zoe is officially triple j’s new House Party host so get ready to hoon

Renowned party starter, queen of turbo selections and master of the decks Jade Zoe has officially been announced as the new host of triple j‘s House Party segment, which airs 6-9pm local time every Saturday night.

Hometown Guide

Budjerah takes us on a tour through the coastal town of Fingal Head

Budjerah is a name which, if you’re not yet, you will be familiar with very soon.