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Australia’s Touch Bass Festival Returns in 2018 with Excision + More

2018’s shaping up to be a bumper year for Australian festivals. And bass fans aren’t being left in the cold: 2017 debut festival Touch Bass returns in 2018 and it’s going bigger and better than before. Touch Bass has just announced its plans to kick off this Easter long weekend, with a line-up that’s sureContinue Reading

January 15, 2018


Mashd N Kutcher return with their latest dance hit ‘Need Me’

Australia’s favourite LIVE duo return with their latest new single ‘Need Me’ – a fresh take on the hit ‘Lovefool’ The fresh pop track ‘Need Me’ is destined to be one of the early hits of 2018, which is not unfamiliar for the Brisbane grown classically trained pianist and drummer aka ‘Mashd N Kutcher.’ WhileContinue Reading

January 15, 2018


Bear Grillz set to bring his Freakshow tour to Australia

Proving that opposable thumbs or a basic grasp of the human language are not necessary prerequisites for dance music domination, Bear Grillz is set to return to Australia in 2018 for a run of shows across Australia and New Zealand. Not your average grizzly bear, Bear Grillz will be kicking off his Freakshow Down UnderContinue Reading

November 30, 2017


Cling Clang Album Launch Announced Featuring: Forces, Zanias, friendships + more

Cling Clang: Compositions for Computer-Controlled Bells and Australian Electronics is a compilation of new original dark electronic works specially commissioned for the City of Melbourne’s extraordinary outdoor industrial sound sculpture the Federation Bells. Ear-shearing techno, pounding EBM, experimental electronics and minimal wave atmospherics will meld with the exotic sounds of this peculiar public percussion robot:Continue Reading

November 16, 2017


Tiesto Announces Australian & European Tour Dates

With a remarkable career spanning over 20 years, Tiësto remains one of the top dance music acts in the world. Revered for his live shows as well as for his production and remix work, Tiësto is a globally celebrated DJ that has been named “The Greatest DJ of All Time” by Mixmag and the #1Continue Reading

November 15, 2017


Will Sparks drops dark new single ‘What I Do’ on Spinnin Records

Part of the Melbourne massive, Will Sparks has made serious waves as a dancefloor innovator in the electronic scene. Will has an endless supply of electro-house gems under his belt, and is constantly ahead of the game in the dance music world. After a successful summer with hotly anticipated singles Take Me and Young &Continue Reading

November 15, 2017

PNAU announce ‘Go Bang’ In Australia Tour + Special Guests

Following on from their massive triple-platinum selling summer anthem “Chameleon”, the just unveiled the stunning new single, “Go Bang,” and the upcoming release of their long-awaited fifth studio album Changa, Australia’s electro pop hit pioneers PNAU have just announced a strictly limited run of Australian headline shows across the New Year holiday period. Consisting ofContinue Reading

November 7, 2017


JOYRYDE set to bring his C.A.R tour down under in early 2018

Joyryde is currently one of the most raved about acts in the electronic sphere and BBE are pumped to announce a string of banging headline shows for the bass lord. Joyryde will be hitting Sydney, Brisbane and Perth’s Hidden Festival with his one of a kind C.A.R production, and Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Auckland forContinue Reading

November 7, 2017


Road To Ultra Australia 2018 Drop Lineup With Afrojack, Carnage, Will Sparks + More

The highly anticipated Australian edition of Ultra Music Festival will take place for its first event in 2018. Today the EDC giant has revealed its lineup and it’s boasting some of the biggest names in dance music. Ultra Australia will be dual-headlined by Dutch DJ Afrojack and Axwell Λ Ingrosso, the lineup also features theContinue Reading

November 1, 2017


Foreign Beggars Announce Australian Tour, New Album and Single ‘Toast’

Since their formation in 2002, multi-genre UK trio Foreign Beggars’ unique trajectory has seen them evolve from underground hip hop heroes, to a trailblazing electronic crossover act. Without ever forsaking an ounce of their inimitable energy, Foreign Beggars are equally pumped whether in the studio recording or jumping around on stage at one of theirContinue Reading

November 1, 2017


Claptone Announces Australian Headline Tour

Claptone is a name we all know too well. Still managing to hide his true identity while shocking and awing the masses, the masked enigma has been dominating the dance world for half a decade – and his force only continues to rise. Illustrating his dominance, Claptone just reached a spectacular 1 million Facebook likes,Continue Reading

October 30, 2017


YOOKiE announce headline Australian Tour

Dubbed the wildest brothers in EDM, rising stars Anthony and Christopher Alfaro, otherwise known as YOOKiE, have been tearing up the bass scene since their debut. 2017 has seen one of the biggest years for YOOKiE, and they show no signs of slowing down! With major festival appearances and a library of dance floor rippersContinue Reading

October 16, 2017


Thievery Corporation Announce 2018 Australian Tour

Bonding over their shared passion for Bossa Nova, Eric Hilton and Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation have spent over two decades crafting their own archetype of electronic music that draws influences from Jamaican Dub, Afro-Beat, trip hop, acid Jazz, Middle Eastern, Indian, New York Tones music and more. Thievery Corporation established a unique and hypnotic auralContinue Reading

October 15, 2017


Roni Size announces Australian Tour

Roni Size is one of the few artists who took on the challenge (and succeeded) of building a live show around the unforgiving genre that is drum’n’bass. A true veteran of the game, Roni’s rise to fame was propelled by the release of his ‘New Forms’ album in 1997. The album was a monumental boostContinue Reading

October 12, 2017


Pitch Music & Arts 2018 Lineup Arrives and it’s Stacked!

Building on its now echoing precedent, Pitch Music & Arts 2018 will possibly feature the most credible collection of contemporary dance acts to ever perform in Australia at one event. Following the recent announcements that Pitch Music & Arts will host techno legend Len Faki, The Black Madonna (Mixmag’s 2016’s DJ of the year), the Australian debut live perfomance of IrishContinue Reading

October 3, 2017


Electric Gardens Announces Phase 2 Lineup

A selection of diverse, contemporary club acts driving the Australian dance scene forward will take to their very own stage at Electric Gardens in Centennial Park this January, as programmed by Sydney tastemakers UNDR Ctrl. Earlier this week, Electric Gardens announced that one of the most sought-after party brands in the world, Circoloco – will premiere itsContinue Reading

September 28, 2017


Duke Dumont to headline Ministry of Sound Club in Sydney next Saturday night

Currently in the country to play the national Listen Out festivals, UK DJ and producer Duke Dumont has just been announced to headline Listen Out’s official after party at Ministry of Sound Club in Sydney next Saturday night, 30th September. Two of the most powerful names in modern-day dance music, Duke Dumont and Gorgon CityContinue Reading

September 22, 2017


Tyron Hapi previews latest hit and embarks on Australian Tour

Melbourne is currently teeming with some of the most promising electronic dance music producers to hit the scene in years. At only 18 years of age, Tyron Hapi is making his mark as one of the most promising ‘up-and-coming’ producers Australia has to offer. Tyron’s growing discography of originals, remixes and collaborations are being releasedContinue Reading

September 18, 2017


Viper Recordings announce massive Australian tour

Drum ‘n’ bass power imprint Viper Recordings are bringing their iconic events brand Viper Live back to Australia and New Zealand, in support of the highly anticipated Brookes Brothers LP ‘Orange Lane’. This sophomore release from the duo hosts thirteen-tracks and is filled to the brim with their unique brand of upbeat and soulful production.Continue Reading

September 11, 2017


Let Them Eat Cake Festival 2018 Lineup

Rollicking into its sixth year, how time flies when we are having fun. So far from the norm yet so close to the CBD, Cake is an architecturally abstract, sonically lush and audaciously indulgent gathering. A wild child of New Years Day. A hedonistic aristocrat of the fabled garden party. Featuring a carefully curated cabalContinue Reading

September 5, 2017


FOMO 2018 Lineup Arrives

January 2018 will mark FOMO’s third anniversary and what better to celebrate than with an all-star lineup. The official lineup dropped earlier today along with the official dates that will visit Brisbane, Adelaide and Sydney. Feast your eyes on the official lineup below! FOMO 2018 RL Grime Kaytranada ZHU Post Malone SZA Tourist The KiteContinue Reading

September 4, 2017


Will Sparks and Priyanka Chopra release latest hit Young & Free on Ultra Music

When it comes to breaking new musical ground, Will Sparks is always ahead of the game. Having spearheaded the Melbourne sound from early in his career, the young producer has always been one step ahead. And his latest collaboration with the multi-talented award-winning actress, singer and songwriter, Priyanka Chopra, underlines his talent for bringing somethingContinue Reading

August 24, 2017


Yotto just announced an Australian Tour

Progressive and deep house fans Australia will sport a fairly large smile this morning with the breaking news that Anjunabeats/Anjunadeep star Yotto will be heading down under this October. Dust off those dancing shoes and be prepared to snatch up your tickets because the Finnish star has announced three intimate shows at Sydney’s Shift Hotel,Continue Reading

August 24, 2017


Pitch Music & Arts Festival announce 2018 return

Earlier this year Pitch Music & Arts defined itself as a genre exceeding offering for electronic music festivals. With its discerning lineup and impressive scale, the event secured itself as the benchmark for Australian electronic dance events. Striking brutalist stages atop endless Mafeking landscapes housed four days of contemporary music, art, food and camping. AfterContinue Reading

August 23, 2017