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360 DEFENDS ‘Q&A’ COMMENTS REGARDING THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG & RACISM

360 was recently announced as a rather unexpected guest on ABC program Q&A, and definitely didn’t waste the opportunity. The famed Australian rapper took to last night’s show with some controversial statements – saying that he identifies the Australian flag with racism:

As expected, the bogan demographic of Australian hip-hop fans and bogans generally... read more

LISTEN: LORDE, MIGUEL & THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS JOIN FORCES ON ‘THIS IS NOT A GAME’

Lorde gave us her solo contributions to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 a few weeks ago with ‘Yellow Flicker Beat‘, and as the soundtrack curator, she’s now released another track in ‘This Is Not A Game’. The track was premiered by Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1, and sees her join forces with fellow R&B crooner Miguel while The Chemical Brothers... read more

WATCH: FOO FIGHTERS ‘SOMETHING FROM NOTHING’

Just days after the audio surfaced, Foo Fighters have released a video for ‘Something From Nothing’. It’s the first track to emerge from their album Sonic Highways, which will be released this Novemeber. Nothing fancy here – it’s the band playing in a basement with lyrics scrawled across the screen, but the track’s audio is enough to keep us engaged. Watch... read more

SUGAR MOUNTAIN 2015 TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Last week, we broke news that Sydney-siders are going to be incredibly jealous of their Melbourne buddies come January because Sugar Mountain is making a return in 2015. This time to be set at one of Melbourne’s creative hubs, the Victorian... read more

DJ MAG REVEALS THEIR LIST OF THE TOP 100 DJS IN THE WORLD

DJ Mag has just dropped its ever-controversial Top 100 DJs list, and the results will have dance purists up in arms once again. For the second year in a row, Dutch big-room bro and recent Australian visitor Hardwell has taken out the top spot, with other headliners like Avicii, David Guetta and Martin Garrix filling the Top 10. It should be noted that this list only represents what many consider to be one facet of electronic music, and shouldn’t be taken that seriously at all. Hell, even... read more

GHOSTFACE KILLAH & BADBADNOTGOOD ANNOUNCE JOINT ALBUM ‘SOUR SOUL’

Following on from their 2014 single ‘Six Degrees’, it has been announced that East Coast OG Ghostface Killah will release a collaborative album with underground instrumental wizards Badbadnotgood. The full-length Sour Soul will arrive in February next year, and the single ‘Gunshowers’ alongside Elzhi has just dropped to hold us off until release. Delivering plenty of classic New York vibes, it’s bound to be a hit with old-school Wu fans. Badbadnotgood took... read more

SAN FRANCISCO RADIO STATIONS BAN LORDE’S ‘ROYALS’ AHEAD OF BASEBALL MATCH

Sports is serious business. In fact, it’s enough to get Lorde’s worldwide smash single ‘Royals’ temporarily banned by some stations.

San Francisco’s baseball team, the Giants will take on the Kansis City Royals in the World Series later this week, and at least two stations have agreed to pull ‘Royals’ in the wake of the game.

Lorde has earlier revealed that the inspiration for the title ‘Royals’ came from an image she saw of a... read more

MUSIC NEWS OF THE WEEK

EXCLUSIVES: PLAYLIST: THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS’ FAVOURITE SUMMER TUNES SYDNEY: WHERE TO PARTY THIS... read more

LISTEN: KLP – MEDICINE

KLP kicked off 2014 in style, being crowned the Field Day Triple J Unearthed winner and earning her spot on the festival’s lineup. Since then, she’s taken the reigns over at Triple J’s House Party, and has just dropped a neat track in ‘Medicine’. Produced by Perth’s stellar talent Sable, this is a nice slice of dreamy, electronic pop that has already earned praises from the likes of Sia. Have a listen to the track below, while KLP will be touring... read more

CAM’RON IS NOW SELLING EBOLA MASKS AS MERCHANDISE

Wow. Just wow. Dipset lord, Harlem icon and all-round fashionista Cam’ron as pulled off some pretty eclectic merchandise items throughout his career (including a recent cape collection with Mark McNairy – essential), but this might be his best. Capitalising off the hysteria around the outbreak of Ebola, Killa Cam has taken to Instagram to reveal his very own Ebola masks. They’re avaliable to purchase from the Dipset... read more