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Live Review: DMA’s, October 2nd @ The Brightside

Words by James Tait. Stepping into Brisbane’s The Brightside, it’s not surprising to see it packed out. DMA’s national tour has sold out most venues, the band never more popular after a 2014 that has been nothing short of supersonic. What is surprising is the numbers gathered to see support act, Brisbane’s own The Creases. […]

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BIGSOUND 2014: Review

As PBD (Post BIGSOUND Depression) sets in heavier than expected (seriously, what are we meant to do now?!) two Scenewavers look back on the 48 hours that was, and try to narrow their time down to just five highlights each. Less than 12 months to go ’til next year, right?! Andrew 5. SAFIA One of […]

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BIGSOUND: Must see acts of 2014

BIGSOUND Live is just around the corner, and with an almost overwhelming array of acts to choose from, Scenewavers Emma and Andrew thought they’d give you a bit of a hand in who you definitely cannot miss this year! Check it out! Andrew’s top 5: Rolls Bayce (Wednesday 8-8.30 @ The Zoo) Hungry Kids of […]

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Giveaway: Double pass to the JBL Stage at BIGSOUND!

BIGSOUND is just around the corner, and we are EXCITED ABOUT THIS. Each year, the Brisbane event draws top national and international music industry talent for the three day music conference and myriad live gigs and other events. This year, long established masters of sound equipment JBL have announced a partnership with the event. The […]

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Falls Festival’s massive lineup for 2014/15!

Monday blues around Australia have certainly been cured with the massive lineup Falls Festival dropped this morning. Boasting an incredible reel of local and international talent, this will be an undeniably wonderful way to spend New Years! Australia’s favourite Brits, Alt-J will be over here for the first time since Splendour 2013. You can expect […]

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DMA’s get the thumbs up from Blur

Dave Rowntree from Blur has this to say about our very own DMA’s: “This the swagger of Oasis and the musicality and inventiveness of Arctic Monkeys” He named it record of the week in his weekly slot with indie rock station XFM. This big praise for the Newtown lads comes right before their Splendor and […]

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Wanna perform alongside Violent Soho, DMA’s, Golden Features, Safia and loads more at UTS Winterfest?

Do you want YOUR band to play with Violent Soho, DMA’s, Safia, Golden Features, Cosmos Midnight and more? Well, THIS IS YOUR CHANCE. Awesome music crowdfunding and ticketing company GiggedIn are providing YOU with the chance to win the coveted support slot at the annual UTS Winterfest in Sydney! It’s SUPER easy to apply: Simply […]

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Splendour 2014: Unmissable Acts

With Australia’s favourite existing music festival (sorry BDO) Splendour in the Grass only a few weeks away, Scenewave brings you ten acts to look out for on this year’s bill – from a couple of rising local chaps to some established global superstars. Darkside Shrouded in mystery and smoke machines, Darkside make long, sprawling opuses […]

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Interview: Little Bastard

Little Bastard, the seven-piece punk-folk-party band out of Sydney’s inner west named made a name for themselves as a wildly fun, rowdy live band, and they’ve just dropped an incredible debut album with outstanding reviews. Named after the supposedly-cursed Porsche Spider 550 owned by James Dean (and the car he died in) Little Bastard are […]

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Album Review: DMA’s ‘DMA’s’

I hadn’t heard an album like this in such a long time. It was compellingly honest.  The first play was enough for me to know that this was not only an objectively good album, with polished production and stellar songwriting, it also had the capacity to create emotion, stir my brain a bit. How did this […]

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