UPDATE: Triple J’s Hottest 100 is underway! Keep up to date with live updates and milestones here. There’s still just under a month until triple j unveils it Hottest 100 of 2014 countdown on Australia Day, but according to online bookmakers Canberra duo Peking Duk are the new favourites to take top spot, surpassing previous
UPDATE: Triple J’s Hottest 100 is underway! Keep up to date with live updates and milestones here. It’s still over a month until triple j‘s Hottest 100 of 2014 countdown takes place on Australia Day, but online bookmakers are already fuelling debate over which act will top the countdown this year. Melbourne producer Nick Murphy,
Tastemaking music database Hype Machine has compiled its annual Music Blog Zeitgeist, listing the most-blogged about artists of 2014, with Australian acts Chet Faker and Flight Facilities named in the top 50. Faker, who will set out on an extensive national tour in 2015, was named on the publication’s half-yearly list and has retained his
Adored Melbourne producer Chet Faker has announced additional dates for Sydney and Melbourne in March 2015 to satisfy great demand for his upcoming national tour. He will now give fans a second chance to hear his sweet beats live at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion on Tuesday 3rd March and Melbourne’s Palais Theatre for a fourth night
It’s end-of-year list season, and triple j have now shared what their listeners believe to be the 10 best full-length releases of the year. So who tickled their collective fancy this time around? 2014 continues to be a huge year for Melbourne producer Nick Murphy, aka Chet Faker, with triple j listeners declaring his debut
All the winners from the 2014 Awards!
It’s the tour that just keeps on giving. After adding two new Melbourne dates, Chet Faker has now added a Fremantle show to his 2015 Australian tour, while also upgrading the venue of his forthcoming Canberra performance, declaring the ACT show open to all ages and releasing extra tickets. Chet Faker’s Fremantle performance will take
Melbourne sure does love a hometown hero. Just yesterday Chet Faker announced a new show on his 2015 tour at the Palais Theatre, and it’s sold out already. Thankfully, Mr Faker is the giving sort, adding a third Palais Theatre show on Wednesday, 25th February. It only makes sense Chet Faker would receive such a
Chet Faker has announced a second Melbourne show to his homecoming national tour due to popular demand. Given that The Chester is from Melbourne it’s no surprise that his home city show would sell out fast, with newly added date to take place at the Palais Theatre on Thursday, 26th February. It’s been nothing short
Celebrations for triple j’s 10th J Awards are underway and the winners of this year’s awards have just been announced with Melbourne producer Chet Faker taking away the prestigious Australian Album of the Year award for his debut Built On Glass. The award caps off a mammoth year for the Melbourne artist, whose real name
His biggest ever Aussie headline shows!
As Ausmusic Month is in full swing over at triple j, Brisbane singer-songwriter Thelma Plum made her way into the studio to deliver a cover version of fellow Aussie Chet Faker‘s Built on Glass track Gold for Like A Version. After a quick chat about her killer boxing skills and her love for all things
As the country gets in full summer festival spirit there’s no time like the present for the unveiling of the 2015 Perth International Arts Festival’s full program and its complete music lineup. Held over 24 nights, the Perth festival music lineup boasts an eclectic selection of artists covering a variety of genres from pop to
Now that we’re in November, we’re also technically in Ausmusic Month, triple j‘s annual celebration of Australian music. The public broadcaster has now revealed the first handful of nominees for the Australian Album Of The Year J Award, naming Melbourne producer Chet Faker, Sydney band The Preatures, as well as #1 Dads, Remi, Total Control,
The Year of the Chet continues.
The 10th Coopers Australian Music Prize (AMP) longlist continues to grow, brimming with local talent. Joining already announced longlisters Briggs, Chet Faker, and DZ Deathrays are Augie March, John Butler Trio, and Bored Nothing, among others. Artists nominated for the Coopers AMP are in the running for a $30,000 payout, thanks to PPCA. Every original
The diverse talent of Victoria’s music scene was celebrated last night at the Age Music Victoria Genre Awards with golden boy Chet Faker and Shepparton’s own Briggs scoring well-deserved awards. Faker picked up another gong for his debut album Built On Glass, which won the category for Best Electronic Act. Briggs walked away with Best
The Age Music Victoria Genre Awards will return for its annual instalment this year and today organisers have announced the 2014 finalists, who represent the year’s best Victorian music across many diverse categories. This year’s nominees cover all genres from jazz to electronic to best experimental avant-garde and hip hop. Leading the charge in the
All the noms and early winners!
NSW festival Vanfest isn’t taking any chances in its first year, bringing two of Australia’s most in-demand indie acts, Melbourne electronica champ Chet Faker and Sydney folk musician Matt Corby, to Forbes as the headlining acts for their “city meets country” event. Faker and Corby join what is shaping up to be a very impressive