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Confessions of a (secret) pop star41

Confessions of a (secret) pop star

By Faster Louder 22nd May, 2013

Ahead of the release of her new album Lenka reveals what's like to "be big in Asia" and why she has 1.9 million Facebook fans.

Why metal is our fastest rising export33

Why metal is our fastest rising export

By 14th May, 2013

Andy Marsh from Sydney’s Thy Art Is Murder reflects on Australian metal's not-so quiet achievements overseas.

Abbe May: Why I'm not interested in being the next Chrissy Amphlett179

Abbe May: Why I'm not interested in being the next Chrissy Amphlett

By Faster Louder 29th Apr, 2013

Australia is blessed with a massive community of amazing female musicians who aren't interested in becoming the next Chrissy Amphlett.

Why The Voice is credible: A reality check for Brendan Maclean229

Why The Voice is credible: A reality check for Brendan Maclean

By Faster Louder 24th Apr, 2013

Why is reaching a million people via gigs better than reaching them via TV?

Brendan Maclean: Why I said no to The Voice 426

Brendan Maclean: Why I said no to The Voice

By Brendan Maclean 19th Apr, 2013

"It's a tricky balance between exposure and credibility."

Couch-ella 2013: Is this the future of festivals?2

Couch-ella 2013: Is this the future of festivals?

By Misterdee Freudenstein 17th Apr, 2013

Is this the future of music festivals?

Why your smartphone must die (or stay in your pocket at least)1662

Why your smartphone must die (or stay in your pocket at least)

By Victoria Birch 12th Apr, 2013

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs don't want you to watch them through a smartphone and neither does anyone else.

Vance Joy: What I got out of South By Southwest

Vance Joy: What I got out of South By Southwest

By Faster Louder 22nd Mar, 2013

“I think the experience went a way to fulfilling my romantic vision.”

Something we can learn from the UK: How to keep pubs open29

Something we can learn from the UK: How to keep pubs open

By Sarah Smith 22nd Mar, 2013

We could learn a few things from the English: How to play cricket, how to run a minority government, and how to support our live music venues.

Do bands play for too long?5112

Do bands play for too long?

By Darren Levin 15th Mar, 2013

How much is enough?

Would Kurt Cobain have used Twitter? 416

Would Kurt Cobain have used Twitter?

By 14th Mar, 2013

Would Kurt Cobain have used Twitter or posted “selfies” on Instagram? Bob Evans asks whether the internet has taken all the mystery out of music

Iceage: The wrong question about the Right32

Iceage: The wrong question about the Right

By Tim Klingbiel 5th Mar, 2013

To mindlessly peg Iceage as fascists is presumptive at best, foolish at worst.

Jen Cloher: Why we need a triple j for adults5118

Jen Cloher: Why we need a triple j for adults

By Faster Louder 4th Mar, 2013

“Without a national digital station that is adequately resourced, funded and branded like triple j 85 percent of Australian music will not be heard.”

The Freeloading Generation: Are we loving our music to death?316

The Freeloading Generation: Are we loving our music to death?

By 25th Feb, 2013

Will “digital natives” learn to respect the rights of the artists they love?

Ozi Batla: 28

Ozi Batla: "They don't want live music venues to survive”

By 21st Feb, 2013

Do you really think Gotye went straight from the bedroom to the Grammys?

The fight for 215

The fight for "vibrant" Adelaide

By 11th Feb, 2013

“The common objection they raise is that if they’re already selling Coopers on tap, there’s no ‘need’ for you to do so.”

10 reasons why you need community radio33

10 reasons why you need community radio

By Tom Mann 8th Feb, 2013

Members of No Zu, Lower Plenty, The UV Race, The Meanies and the PBS team on why you need to listen to community radio.

Craig Schuftan: How L7’s corporate clout brought punk to the people16

Craig Schuftan: How L7’s corporate clout brought punk to the people

By 6th Feb, 2013

Los Angeles alterna-punks L7 used “mega distribution” to get their message to the masses – but at what cost?