Music

PHOTO DIARY: MONTGOMERY ON TOUR

After signing with I Oh You in 2014, Queensland songstress Montgomery has an EP under her belt, a shoutout from Taylor Swift and a headline tour across the East Coast. That’s where she was kind enough to compile a photo diary for us, consisting of her very own polaroid snaps. See how it all went down with Montgomery in the gallery above. ... read more

TAYLOR SWIFT’S ‘BAD BLOOD’ VIDEO BREAKS VEVO RECORD

It seems like the extensive all-star cast for Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ video has paid off – it’s just broken a VEVO record with conviction. The video, which sees stars including Cara Delevingne, Gigi Hadid, Lena Dunham in a crime thriller film of sorts, also boasts two surprise new verses from Kendrick Lamar. The video drew an astonishing 20.1 million views in the first 24 hours of being uploaded – snatching the record from Nicki Minaj’s butt-centric... read more

TOP 10: DJ LEON SMITH NAMES THE TRACKS THAT SYDNEY CLUB DJ’S NEED TO STOP PLAYING

You know the feeling. You’re seven bourbons deep at the club, and having a great time making a complete asshole of yourself on the dancefloor. Suddenly, the DJ drops a track so heinous that you leave in disgust to buy an overpriced cocktail at the bar or hide in the bathroom to scroll through your Instagram feed. There are some tracks that just shouldn’t be played at Sydney clubs anymore – and we asked DJ Leon Smith to give us a rundown of the Top 10 biggest culprits.

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KANYE WEST SLAMS BILLBOARD PERFORMANCE CENSORSHIP

If you watched Kanye West’s performance at the Billboard Music Awards on television, you would be forgiven for thinking that your television was lagging or losing reception – over a minute of ‘All Day’ and ‘Black Skinhead’ were censored for some reason, even when explicit words were absent. What resulted was a frustrating experience of muted segments, ultimately killing any vibe that was set by West’s commanding stage presence and a backdrop of flames.

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TA-KU HITS BOILER ROOM IN PERTH FOR ‘CHRONICLES 002′

Perth production wonder Ta-ku will be releasing his highly-anticipated Songs To Make Up To EP on June 12, and we’re preparing to be hit right in the feels with this one. Still, we’ll be celebrating in style – with the announcement that on release day, Ta-ku will be joining forces with Red Bull Music Academy and Boiler Room for ‘Chronicles 002′ in his hometown of Perth. The gig will serve as the world premiere live performance of the EP in full, and if that... read more

WATCH: EMOTIONAL TRAILER FOR AMY WINEHOUSE DOCUMENTARY DROPS

The official trailer for Amy Winehouse documentary Amy has just dropped, giving us a whirlwind look at her success, fragmented relationship with the media and new takes on her tragic death in 2011. While the documentary has been gaining plenty of praise from critics, controversy around the film has been abundant from the Winehouse family – who claim that the film is inaccurate... read more

NEW A$AP ROCKY VIDEO ‘LSD’ LEAKED BY LIL B

Lil B; motivational speaker, aspiring basketball legend, Based God, life coach, cat fanatic, enigma, and now an official source for your latest $wag tunes. A$AP Rocky’s new album At Long Last A$AP is set for release soon, with the Harlem rapper drip-feeding information and new tracks (here and ... read more

LISTEN: FLORENCE & THE MACHINE ‘DELILAH’

Florence & The Machine’s new album How Big How Blue How Beautiful will be dropping on May 29 – which gives us just enough time to get familiar with their new material before Splendour In The Grass! While Florence Welch is currently nursing a broken foot from Coachella, we’ve got our fingers crossed for her to be 100% when she visits Byron Bay for what’s going to be one hell of a headline performance. Now, we have another track emerging online from the incoming... read more

GROUPON DISHES UP THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE PIE

It’s recognised all over the world as Australia’s national dish, but today, the meat pie will become iconic for a completely different reason. To celebrate their 2 millionth food and drink voucher, Groupon have teamed up with the Lord Dudley Hotel in Paddington, Sydney to produce a meal fit for a king, or 12.

Groupon are about to dish up the ‘World’s Most Expensive Pie’.

Just how much can a meat pie be worth? For around the price of a small car, this “Posh Pie”... read more

TOP FIVE: JOYRIDE NAMES THE BIGGEST PARTY ANIMALS IN SYDNEY

Joyride is a member of the One Day collective, the touring DJ for Spit Syndicate, and has graced more guest verses and Triple J ‘Like A Version’ performances than you’ve had hot dinners. With each new project, his stranglehold on the Australian hip-hop game is tightening with undeniable force. However, anybody thinking that the man is limited to one genre is sadly mistaken... read more