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WATCH: JOHN MCENROE COVERS NIRVANA’S ‘TERRITORIAL PISSINGS’

Ever wonder why John McEnroe was always so pissed off on the tennis court? Now, we may have our answer – he was listening to too much damn grunge music! Footage has just surfaced of the notorious hothead covering Nirvana’s brash ‘Territorial Pissings’, a track taken from their classic album Nevermind. The gig took place at Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, New York last weekend, and has now been immortalised on the Internet.

The gig featured a performance... read more

SYDNEY: WHERE TO PARTY THIS WEEKEND

FRIDAY GOOD FRIENDS: JOYRIDE, NACHO POP, RAPH LAUREN @ THE LORD GLADSTONE ... read more

UK OFFICIALS EXPLAIN BAN ON TYLER, THE CREATOR

With Tyler, The Creator cancelling club and festival dates in the UK and Ireland, it was revealed yesterday that his controversial lyrics had been the cause of the disruptions – and that the rapper had been banned from entering the UK for three to five years. As his manager points out, the ban was imposed even though visited the region over 20 times in the past five years, with his latest visit as recent... read more

WATCH: TAYLOR SWIFT & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE PERFORM ‘MIRRORS’

Taylor Swift is not stopping with the special guests, and absolutely nobody is complaining. After bringing out everybody from The Weeknd to Fetty Wap to Kobe Bryant onstage as surprises for fans on her 1989 tour, a recent show at Los Angeles’ Staples Center got the real deal: Justin Timberlake. The former NSYNC member and pop legend performed a duet of his 2013 hit ‘Mirrors’ – and while we would have preferred ‘Like I Love You’ with Clipse, we’re... read more

MULTI-VENUE FESTIVAL VOLUMES 2015 TO HIT SYDNEY THIS WEEKEND

Sydney party-goers have a big weekend ahead with Volumes 2015 descending on three of the city’s popular music venues. Oxford Street establishments Oxford Art Factory, The Cliff Dive, and Brighton Up Bar are set to be taken over this Saturday by an impressive assortment of local acts, including Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders, The Laurels, and Blank Realm.

Volumes is a new music concept set in one of Sydney’s favourite neighbourhoods for gigging, drinking, and dancing. The... read more

INTERVIEW: GINUWINE ON HIS FIRST EVER AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Yeah, we know. ‘Pony’ by Ginuwine is still the Number. 1 song for drunk white girls to request at clubs across Australia. The amount of friction caused by ass-to-pelvis dancefloor grinding during this track could probably generate enough electricity to power a small country, but don’t be fooled: Ginuwine is much more than a one hit wonder. He has several phenomenal albums under his belt – 100% and Ginuwine… The Bachelor are particularly noteworthy... read more

TYLER, THE CREATOR BANNED FROM THE UK FOR THREE YEARS

Tyler, The Creator recently cancelled his Australian tour after feminist group Collective Shout took issue with his lyrical content – and now the rapper is facing similar issues in other parts of the world. Tyler has been banned from the UK for three to five years, with the news arriving after he scrapped several shows in the region due to ‘circumstances’. Now, it... read more

WATCH: ASAP ROCKY ‘EVERYDAY’ FT. ROD STEWART, MARK RONSON, MIGUEL

We couldn’t believe our eyes when we first read about this ASAP Rocky and Rod Stewart collaboration, and we couldn’t believe our ears when we heard it and it actually worked. ‘Everyday’, a standout from Rocky’s last album At.Long.Last.ASAP, now gets the visual treatment as an Apple exclusive. It’s been dubbed a ‘Hip-hop Hollywood Story’ and deals with some very Hollywood topics such as drinking liquor, getting plastic surgery and smoking... read more

FALLS FESTIVAL TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW (UPDATED)

Update: Tickets to Falls Festival 2015 in Lorne are officially sold out, but if you missed out, tickets to the Byron Bay and Marion Bay events are still up for grabs. Tickets here.

Whether it’s Byron Bay, Lorne or Marion Bay, Falls Festival will be providing all the NYE shenanigans in just a couple of months time, bringing all that mixed bill goodness to your earholes for a splendid way to welcome 2016. Fresh off yesterday’s... read more

LISTEN: FOUR TET REMIXES CHVRCHES ‘LEAVE A TRACE’

It was around a month ago that Chvrches announced their incoming album Every Open Eye, and along with the announcement they dropped lead single ‘Leave A Trace’. Now, English producer Four Tet has dropped a low key remix of the track, where he combines featherweight synths and sparse vocal samples for a fairy tale effect, before twisting it into a nocturnal... read more