BIGSOUND 2015

  • BIGSOUND Live 2015 Official Closing Party – The Triffid, Brisbane 11/09/15
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    BIGSOUND Live 2015 Official Closing Party – The Triffid, Brisbane 11/09/15

    Rising neo-soul star Ngaiire was a clear standout at BIGSOUND’s Official Closing Party. The petite Papua New Guinean-born singer shows what could happen if Mary J Blige and Erykah Badu brought their voices to a collaboration with M.I.A.’s genre-bending sensibility. Ngaiire’s Rabbit Hole has shimmering pianos and subtle dubstep, whereas the track that she declared

  • BIGSOUND Live 2015 Day 2 – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 10/09/15
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    BIGSOUND Live 2015 Day 2 – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 10/09/15

    Sydney rockers Gang of Youths should be playing stadiums. That’s not to say that closing the second night of the hallowed BIGSOUND Live isn’t a honour, but this group is more than ready for the big time. Selling out shows across the country touring their Top 5 debut The Positions, all this band’s hype is

  • BIGSOUND Live 2015 Day 1 – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 09/09/15
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    BIGSOUND Live 2015 Day 1 – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 09/09/15

    Holy Holy drew a huge crowd to close the first night of BIGSOUND Live at the triple j Unearthed stage. The boys, Brisbanite Tim Carroll and Melbournian Oscar Dawson, showcased tracks from their debut album When The Storms Would Come, one of the best releases of the year. A bit The Eagles, a bit Boy

  • 6 BIGSOUND Acts Not To Be Missed In 2015
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    6 BIGSOUND Acts Not To Be Missed In 2015

    Do you like sounds? Do you like things that are larger than other things? Then, buddy, do I have the Brisbane-based musical conference for you! BIGSOUND (note the capitalised letters, which are bigger then other letters FYI) is back for another year of amazing live performances from the country’s next generation of artists as well

  • Final BIGSOUND 2015 Speakers Announced
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    Final BIGSOUND 2015 Speakers Announced

    The final speakers heading to this year’s BIGSOUND conference have just been announced, with industry figures like NME’s new music editor Matt Wilkinson and triple j‘s Zan Rowe amongst the impressive list of special guests due to attend the Brisbane conference in just a few weeks. The 2015 BIGSOUND panel program will take on topics

  • Stonefield, I OH YOU DJs & More For Free BIGSOUND 2015 Pre-Party
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    Stonefield, I OH YOU DJs & More For Free BIGSOUND 2015 Pre-Party

    Independent Aussie music and entertainment group Mushroom is set to host yet another free BIGSOUND pre-party, complete with free drinks, free snacks, and sets from the likes of rock sisters Stonefield, rising Melbourne duo Slum Sociable and even some I OH YOU DJs. Mushroom Group’s BIGSOUND 2015 Free For All pre-party is going down at

  • Cosmic Psychos Top This BIGSOUND Pre-Party’s “Maximum Rock” Lineup
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    Cosmic Psychos Top This BIGSOUND Pre-Party’s “Maximum Rock” Lineup

    The clock is counting down to BIGSOUND 2015, and plenty of industry players are using the opportunity to get in on the action by announcing their very own pre-party showcases in fair Fortitude Valley. Indie labels Spunk and Rice Is Nice have already joined forces to put on a spread of free beer for their

  • These Indie Labels Are Offering You Free Beer To Come To Their BIGSOUND Pre-Party
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    These Indie Labels Are Offering You Free Beer To Come To Their BIGSOUND Pre-Party

    Next month Australia’s music types will descend upon Bris Vegas for BIGSOUND 2015, the country’s biggest annual industry conference and artist showcase. And to help twist the top off this year’s event, indie record labels Rice Is Nice and Spunk Records are hosting an official pre-party with FREE BEER. Their bonafide box social will take

  • BIGSOUND Live 2015 Timetables Unveiled
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    BIGSOUND Live 2015 Timetables Unveiled

    Brisbane music conference BIGSOUND is just over a month away and they have released the jam-packed timetable for the live component so you can get planning early. BIGSOUND Live will take over Brisbane for Wednesday and Thursday night with acts set to play over a massive 15 stages. Of course, that means it’s clash galore

  • BIGSOUND Live 2015 Lineup Expands
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    BIGSOUND Live 2015 Lineup Expands

    BIGSOUND 2015‘s huge live lineup just got a little bit, ah, huger, with the addition of two rising Aussie acts who have made it through the ranks of triple j‘s Unearthed competition. Joining the annual music industry showcase’s massive September lineup are Brisbane shoegaze and noise pop act Deafcult and emerging hip hop artist Gill

  • Bigsound 2015 Just Got Bigger Than Ever Before
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    Bigsound 2015 Just Got Bigger Than Ever Before

    To hell with cranking it to 11, BIGSOUND 2015 has just cranked it to 150. The annual music industry showcase has upped the ante for 2015, adding an unprecedented 100 new artists to the fold, as well as an extra venue. A century-and-a-half of artists have now been confirmed to perform across 15 venues at

  • BIGSOUND 2015 Speaker Lineup Expands
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    BIGSOUND 2015 Speaker Lineup Expands

    Australia’s biggest music industry conference, BIGSOUND, just got even bigger, with almost 30 new speakers added to the event’s impressive list of special guests, including Pitchfork‘s Jessica Hopper (pictured) and music industry wiz Marc Geiger. Come September, Hopper will make a keynote speech at BIGSOUND 2015, drawing on her years of experience as a music

  • BIGSOUND Live 2015 Lineup Announced
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    BIGSOUND Live 2015 Lineup Announced

    The country’s biggest music industry conference is just a few months away and today the first round of artists on the epic 2015 BIGSOUND Live lineup have been announced. As it does every year, the 2015 BIGSOUND Live lineup traverses the genre spectrum, featuring acts like Stonefield, Muscles, Gang of Youths, Holy Holy, Cosmic Psychos,

  • Peter Garrett Leads BIGSOUND 2015 Guest Speaker Announcement
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    Peter Garrett Leads BIGSOUND 2015 Guest Speaker Announcement

    Australia’s biggest music industry conference is just a few months away and today BIGSOUND 2015’s first guest speakers have been announced with former federal minister, activist and Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett leading the pack. In what is being billed as his first major music industry appearance since leaving federal parliament, Peter Garrett will deliver

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