The 9th Coopers AMP Full Shortlist Announced

The full shortlist for The 9th Coopers AMP has now been officially announced, seeing names like Beaches, Big Scary, Cloud Control, Horrorshow, Jagwar Ma, and Kirin J Callinan beat out the likes of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Drones, Boy & Bear, and The Delta Riggs. The nine names, which were culled from […]


Dialectrix, Jen Cloher Join Hermitude For AMP Shortlisted Event

Rapper Dialectrix and alt-country artist Jen Cloher will join headliner and winner of the 8th Coopers AMP, Hermitude, at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl Shortlisted! event in Melbourne on 26 January, where the nine shortlisted artists for the 9th Coopers AMP will be announced. The 43 artists already on the longlist are in the running […]


Hermitude, Urthboy & More To Play Blue Mountains Bushfire Benefit Gig

The Blue Mountains has produced more than its fair share of hip hop and electronic talent in recent years and now its musical alumni are banding together to raise money for their hometown, recently devastated by bushfires. Award-winning electronic duo Hermitude, rap royalty Urthboy and hip hop trio Thundamentals are all getting together for a […]


Nick Cave, The Drones, Bob Evans Make Longlist For $30,000 Coopers AMP

The Coopers AMP has delivered the first round of finalists vying for the 2013 prize, which comes with bragging rights and $30,000, seeing some of Australia’s most prominent talent recognised, be they up-and-coming, current or legendary. The Australian Music judges have today revealed 6 albums from the year deemed worthy of the recognition – The […]


Obese Records: Dialectrix

Touring seems to be the most fun aspect of being a working musician. Heading out on the road for weeks at a time, neglecting concerns for personal health and indulging in excess at every turn, seems to be part and parcel for most artists; but as I sat down to chat with Sydney MC Dialectrix, […]

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