Celebrating 40 Years of ‘Great Southern Land’ by Icehouse

This year marks the 40th anniversary of ‘Great Southern Land’ by Icehouse. Over the past four decades, ‘Great Southern Land’ has become an integral thread in the Australian cultural fabric, cementing Iva Davies as one of our greatest songwriters. ‘Great Southern Land’ was released on 30 August 1982 as the lead single for the band’s…

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FEATURE: A Tribute To The Late & Great Michael Gudinski

Mushroom Records founder Michael Gudinski.

Words: Matt Innes The sudden passing of Australian music industry icon and founder of Mushroom Records Michael Gudinski has left a gaping hole in many hearts. Michael reportedly passed away peacefully in his sleep overnight [1 March], at the age of 68. To those who knew him personally, Michael was a cunning entrepreneur, earning the…

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PNAU Go Bang On New Album

Words: Matt Innes via Scenestr Magazine The dance gods have spoken, finally bestowing upon us the long awaited, new studio album from PNAU entitled ‘Changa’. There’s been plenty of buzz around the latest release from one of Australia’s most iconic and prevalent forces in electronic music, with many speculating wildly about when PNAU would finally…

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Artist Profile: Up Close & Personal With The Madmen Of MERGATROYD

Back in April, MADCAP Records Australia welcomed our first-ever heavy rock act MERGATROYD to the label. After months of writing and development, MERGATROYD will release their brand new EP ‘Splitting Hemispheres’ later in October. In the lead-up to the release, we had the MERGATROYD lads answer a few simple questions and tell us what they’re…

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NEWS: Exclusive Interview With Darren Middleton

Words: Matt Innes The forthcoming album from Darren Middleton sees the singer-songwriter and former Powderfinger guitarist finding his comfort-zone as a solo musician.   In the seven years since Powderfinger disbanded in 2010, Darren has undergone an intense evolution that’s seen him produce two solo records under his own name, as well as composing scores…

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