Andrew Penhallow, Dance Music Trailblazer, Has Died

Andrew Penhallow, the Australian dance music trailblazer who brought the genre to the masses through the Big Day Out’s Boiler Room, and created a platform for a long line of homegrown electronic artists through his label Volition Record, has died, according to numerous social media posts from friends and associates. Born in the U.K., Penhallow […]

Strate Jacket: Punk Bashing – album review

album review Strate Jacket : Punk Bashing  (Detour Records) LP+CD+DL package with 12 inch 8 page booklet Out now Southampton 1977 punk band have demo & rehearsal recordings released 46 years on. A time capsule that in essence is probably the last, ‘pure’, ‘unheard’ Year Zero punk album to appear. Packaged with a booklet telling […]

Apidae delivers immersive number “Never Gonna Leave Your Side”

London-based producer and multi-instrumentalist Greg Hummell’s production project Apidae delivers immersive number “Never Gonna Leave Your Side,” leading us into a hypnotic cocktail of smooth pop melodies and ambient electronica in a bold push against genres. Perfectly juxtaposing organic acoustic instrumentation against synthetic sounds, the track strikes a delicate balance between pure and nature sensibilities and […]

Doja Cat Unveils Huge Bat Tattoo Symbolizing ‘Death’

Doja Cat only joked about getting her first tattoo just last summer – and she’s been steadily adding to her collection ever since. For her latest addition, the “Juicy” rapper got the skeleton of a bat inked on a larger portion of her back. In anticipation of fans calling it “demonic” like they did with […]

5 Strategies To Boost Your TikTok

If you’re an independent musician, you know that getting your music heard is a constant struggle. In today’s music industry, it’s no longer enough to just release an album and hope for the best. You need to be strategic, and TikTok is one of the most powerful tools at your disposal. With its massive user […]

Bigsound 2023 Announces First Round of Speakers

The Bigsound 2023 daytime programme is taking shape. Announced Monday (April 24), senior reps from Roc Nation, Netflix, Paramount, Soundcloud and Interscope will speak at this year’s industry gathering, set for this September in Brisbane. Heading the speakers line-up is Omar Grant, co-president of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and former road manager for Destiny’s Child. Over […]