Not just somebody that we used to know!
Somebody that we used to know is back again!
Somebody we all used to know is back!
Gotye is reportedly hard at work a new album, the follow up to 2011 hugely successful Making Mirrors, said to be taking shape as a concept album dedicated to electronic music pioneers. Speaking recently to Double J, it was Gotye’s mate Lior who lifted the lid on the gestating work, regaling the presenters with his
Adelaide-born singer-songwriter Sia has won the APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) Songwriter Of The Year award for the third time, cementing herself in Australian music history as the first songwriter to ever receive the award three years in a row. Sia was given the nod at the 2015 APRA Music Awards last night, where she
Triple j turned the big 4-0 this week and rather than hosting a respectable and intimate dinner party, our national broadcaster decided to throw a massive, public concert at Sydney’s Domain featuring performances from a number of their friends who also happen to be some of Australia’s most loved musicians. Around 25,000 people descended upon
triple j have released a short film, of sorts, detailing a top-secret meeting which took place between Breakfast hosts Matt Okine and Alex Dyson, and 40 notable triple j acts including the likes of Lorde, Skrillex and Diplo, to write “the ultimate triple j Hottest 100 song”. The clip shows the unlikely bunch, which also
Daniel Johns, Gotye & more join huge 40th anniversary celebration!
The Basics have come up short in their bid for a seat in the upper house. The Melbourne trio’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Party managed to secure 1.43 percent of the vote in the Northern Metropolitan Region in yesterday’s Victorian State Election. 1.43 percent might not sound like much but with a regional population of 477,652,
The Basics are putting Australia on notice with their new single The Lucky Country. They want to shake us out of our “what’s in it for me?” culture and get involved in shaping the future of our country, without shame. The Melbourne trio have also announced a string of dates behind the single to make
Sydney Festival has announced its full program for 2015, and, being the musically inclined folks that we are, we looked immediately to which acts will be rocking across the city from January next year. This morning triple j announced their Beat The Drum: Celebrating 40 Years of triple j concert. Taking place on Friday, 16th
Wally De Backer, better known by his recording and performing name of Gotye, has declared he will no longer release music under the moniker that saw him dominate the globe with runaway 2011 single Somebody That I Used to Know, despite previously confirming he is working on new music. In an newsletter issued online by
Hold off on those #WallyForPM bumper stickers.
Gotye for PM?
Gotye‘s Somebody That I Used To Know was reportedly one of the pieces of evidence presented during the trial of Australian journalist Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera English colleagues Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who were sentenced to prison in Cairo yesterday. As the Toronto Sun reports, the bizarre trial of the three journalists,
Sia leads the list of winners in this year’s APRA Music Awards, making history as the first artist to win the coveted Songwriter Of The Year award two years running. APRA AMCOS announced the winners, who also included Vance Joy and Lorde, at their annual marquee event in Brisbane overnight, as they celebrated Australian songwriting
Acclaimed Australian musicians Gotye, Tex Perkins and Nicky Bomba are joining forces for one night only, banding together to support NGO The Thin Green Line Foundation at their fundraising musical event in honour of World Ranger Day. The concert, which will take place at Melbourne’s Town Hall on August 1st, celebrates the work park rangers
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Ahead of their national tour kicking off in September, the Wally De Backer fronted The Basics have released the official video clip for their latest single, So Hard For You. The clip depicts an array of different faces synced to the lyrics and if you pay extra attention you’ll notice band members Kris Schroeder (bassist),
The 2013 APRA Awards have taken place overnight, with Tame Impala, 360, Sia, The Rubens and The Seekers all taking home gongs, and one particular earworm-dropping Canadian also got a little love. Just as you’ve expect, psych-rock overlords Tame Impala reign of the charts is still strong, with the Perth crew nabbing song of the