“I always figure that most people think I’m gonna be listening to bluegrass all the time or some shit.”
Back to folk shit up.
It’s been a huge year for Courtney Barnett and triple j’s Richard Kingsmill.
Music-focused artist grant fund The Seed has gathered together an impressive lineup of some of Australia’s finest talent for its first fundraiser in October. Missy Higgins, San Cisco, Emma Louise, Paul Kelly and John Butler will all play at the event which will be held at The Athenaeum Theatre and hosted by triple j’s Zan
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
The coveted ‘Greatest Guitarist of all Time’ throne has been awarded to many a musician over the years, it’s really all a matter of who you ask. Most recently, News Corp decided to poll Australia’s best guitarists, a feat previously attempted by Australian Guitar Magazine back in 2012. While AGM‘s top spot went to the
It seems the John Butler Trio have jumped (rotting) head first onto the whole zombie bandwagon, appearing as the undead themselves in the video for their new single Only One. It’s the first single from the band’s appropriately named forthcoming album Flesh & Blood, their first studio album in four years. The video, which was
It’s hard to believe that Sydney Opera House is only 40 years young
Many of us are still rocking the tans we got at Peats Ridge Festival 2012/2013 and already looking forward to the next one, but we might need to pump the brakes on those plans. TheMusic.com.au have released details sent through to those owed money by organisers, revealing a massive $1.2 million debt spread across more
As a thank you to his fans John Butler has re-record his epic guitar track Ocean in a studio setting for the first time in over a decade. Fans of Butler will be well acquainted with Ocean via its various live incarnations, but they now have the oppotunity to download the rejuvenated version for free
Tin Shed Tales is the newest solo album released by Australian music icon, John Butler. In March and April 2012, John Butler embarked on a nationwide Tin Shed Tales tour, in a series of intimate performances in a ‘tin shed’ setting.
Australia’s favourite musical hippie John Butler is showing the love even more than usual today – he’s offering a free download of a track from his brand new live album.
Having spent the last two-and-half years living in a regional city, I’ve come to appreciate how much of a big deal it is when a well-known musical act comes to play in your backyard. Not only do they save you a two hour drive to the city, but they create a buzz around town and