Royal Headache, Kirin J Callinan, Straight Arrows, Flume, Dappled Cities, Hermitude, Collarbones, Deep Sea Arcade, Regular John, Catcall are among the 70 nominees in 13 categories for the fifth annual SMAC awards.
Appropriately enough Birds of Tokyo will launch their fourth full-length album, March Fires, with a national tour in March (with a pair of opening dates in February.)
JODY MACGREGOR picks out the best bits of music this week – from Hot Chip’s disco jam to How To Destroy Angels’ ritual for ending the world.
Let’s call it now: Tame Impala will win their second J Award for album of the year with 'Lonerism'.
Fans of garage cults, bi-state electronic duos and prolific Brisbane indie-pop bands take note.
For one night only, The Mess Hall say "fuck this - we're going to the Annandale." Lock and load.
From hippie pop to dirty pub rock, even more local tours have been announced.
2010 is already off to a flying start for knockabout garage-rock outfit Regular John, with the next stop Melbourne's Push Over.
Karnivool lead the charge on Melbourne's rock scene with Regular John, Coerce and special guest Gotye on their Sine Waves and Mirrors tour.
Local grunge hopes Regular John have replaced US prog-rock outfit Dredg as guest on Karnivool's imminent tour.
Fat As Butter brought out the goods on a rainy day in Newcastle.
Kisschasy a hardworking band with a reputation for a hectic touring schedule, took the show on the road to promote their new album Seizures.
It was Kisschasy's first visit to Ferntree Gully in four years and it was certainly a memorable return performance.
Kisschasy play ANU Bar, supported and somewhat upstaged by Regular John, and Kempsey.