The 9th Coopers AMP

For nine years now The Coopers AMP has been listening to, discovering, rewarding and promoting Australian music of excellence, and in 2013 they are doing it again! Hermitude were announced in March this year as the winner of The 8th Coopers AMP. In addition to collecting $30,000 in prize money, Hermitude join the prestigious list of previous AMP winners The Jezabels (2011), Cloud Control (2010), Lisa Mitchell (2009), Eddie Current Suppression Ring (2008), The Mess Hall (2007), Augie March (2006) and inaugural winners The Drones (2005). During The 8th Coopers AMP the judges listened to 322 albums – of which … Continue reading The 9th Coopers AMP

Straight To You Tour – Triple J’s Tribute To Nick Cave feat. Urthboy & More

This November, triple j is celebrating our Ausmusic Month by touring a series of tribute concerts to the one and only Nick Cave. Nick Cave is an Australian music legend – he’s been on the scene for 35 years with various acts including The Birthday Party, Boys Next Door, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman. Now Australian musicians including Elefant Traks very own Urthboy, are lining up to get involved in this tribute to the man himself – and are taking his music around the country. A slew of talented Australian singers will join a band led by Cameron Bruce, who plays … Continue reading Straight To You Tour – Triple J’s Tribute To Nick Cave feat. Urthboy & More

360 flips Lisa Mitchell’s Do You Have A Dollar (Coin Laundry)

Soulmate Records and emcee 360 dropped a link today containing a download to a free flipped version of the Lisa Mitchell song Do You Have A Dollar (Coin Laundry). You can check out the track below and also download a copy for yourself. 360 has been hard at work recording his upcoming album Falling and Flying which is due around June/July. In related news, 360’s label Soulmate Records, recently announced that they have partnered up with EMI. You can read more about that marriage here. Continue reading 360 flips Lisa Mitchell’s Do You Have A Dollar (Coin Laundry)