Some very scientific projections using the Oldify app.
ARIA release the end of year album and singles charts with Mark Ronson and Adele the big winners of 2015
Kirsten Maree worships the “Queen Of The World” despite some cultish self-indulgence.
Vance Joy is treating Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney to his biggest live shows to date in April 2016.
10 acts have been named for one of the biggest musical nights of the year.
Vance Joy has – literally – had to sing for his supper. In a move that could offer terrifying new insight in to just how little Aussie musicians actually get paid these days – or could, you know, just be Vance being a bit of a smartass – the Rip Tide tune-smithe has taken advantage
#1 Dads, Courtney Barnett, Hermitude and Vance Joy head up the nominations for the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. The full list of noms has been revealed for the 10th annual event, which is scheduled to take place in Melbourne this October, with the above artists and Chet Faker all contending for the coveted
Homegrown singer-songwriter Vance Joy has kept the new tunes flowing by releasing yet another new song, called Straight Into Your Arms. Sharing the track on social media today, Vance Joy (real name James Keogh) said Straight Into Your Arms was recorded quite recently. The track, which can be streamed below, sees him lay vocals over
Sometime between galavanting around the US supporting Taylor Swift on her massive 1989 World Tour, Aussie muso Vance Joy somehow managed to record new music and even make a video for his latest single Fire And The Flood. The new song showcases Vance Joy’s emotion-filled vocals with passionate acoustic guitar, punctuated with some horns and
Vance Joy and Sia are officially repping for the Aussies at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, in a year of nominations pretty much dominated by Taylor Swift. Everyone’s favourite paper bag-rocking popstar Sia is up for the Best Female Video gong for her controversial Elastic Heart clip, which as you may recall features child
Aussie singer-songwriter Vance Joy has a new song out in the wild, but it’s not from the highly-anticipated follow-up to his debut album Dream Your Life Away. The track, Great Summer, is actually from the soundtrack of the novel-turned-film, Paper Towns. Great Summer, which can be stream in full below, sees Vance Joy (real name
Ever wanted to go on tour with Vance Joy? Well, his new video for All I Ever Wanted allows you to do that, kind of. The video is an access-all-areas look at the Aussie muso’s sold-out tour earlier this year, from van shenanigans to the stage with some beautiful, intimate footage shot by Max Fairclough.
Vance Joy’s Riptide has been living not only inside your head for 107 weeks but also for the same duration in the ARIA top 100 singles chart, which has officially beaten the record previously held by Lady Gaga. Knocking off Gaga’s Poker Face which only stuck around for a pathetic 106 weeks, and the Black
Vance Joy and Taylor Swift really like each other, OK? In case you needed more proof, they’re now swapping covers of each others’ songs. Tay-Swizzle first kindled the musical BFF-ship last year by recording an excellent cover of his Hottest 100-winning chart scorcher Riptide shortly before handing the Aussie troubadour a much-drooled-over support slot for
Some of Australia’s top rock acts have done their country proud. Three local bands have taken out the top three placings in the rock music category of the 2014 International Songwriting Competition (ISC), proving that rock isn’t dead down under. Fremantle four-piece San Cisco took out first place in the rock category with their song
Some of Australia’s best-loved musos (and a few much-loved international acts) have teamed up to raise money for two local charities, by auctioning off some unique and super-collectible items. Announced today, and led by Byron Bay post-hardcore band In Hearts Wake, the auction includes items donated by the likes of local acts The Amity Affliction,
Australia leads the world in the export of at least three things – coal, live cattle, and shit hot indie musicians. Proving the latter fact, a handful of Aussie acts have just been added to a pair of the world’s biggest music festivals, Bonnaroo and Festival d’été de Québec. The juggernaut lineup for Bonnaroo 2015
Triple j went live this Friday for their annual Good Az Friday celebrations as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. During the live broadcast Aussie troubadour Vance Joy stopped by to perform a live cover of Radiohead’s Fake Plastic Trees for Like A Version. Joy delivered a heartfelt rendition of the 1995 track, taken
Vance Joy clearly comes from a traditional school of songwriting – crafting life’s simple truths into simple melodies that hold universal appeal. A quick glance around the room reveals everything from man buns to grey buns, even a few flower headbands happy to have one last hurrah before the festival season comes to a close.