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The Best and Worst of The 2017 VMA’s

The Best and Worst of The 2017 VMA’s

Typically, the VMA’s is something to get excited about. It has been the birthplace of meat dresses, and foam fingers that have changed our outlook on life. This year, however, was slightly more tame than usual, with a huge influx of ‘social media celebs’ taking to the red carpet in …

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Interview: The Kite String Tangle

Interview: The Kite String Tangle

The Kite String Tangle (aka Danny Hurley) first came onto the radar in 2012, with his dreamy electronic tunes gaining airplay on Triple J and getting him booked on national festivals like Groovin the Moo. It’s taken a few years, but his self-titled debut was finally released in July and …

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Interview: Crooked Colours

Interview: Crooked Colours

Australian electronic trio Crooked Colours are at the top of their game right now. Their debut album ‘Vera’ was released earlier to this year to resoundingly positive reviews, and they’re currently embarking on an Australian tour with sold-out dates around the country. Blitz contributor Georgia Griffiths was lucky enough to …

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Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Tigertown Nothing says indie electro pop rock quite like mismatched outfits from a range of eras. These modern times allow amazing groups like Tigertown to exist and find their very own genre. Think female drummer, shiny jackets, full moon glasses, tucked in shirts, untucked knee length tops, shiny vinyl white pants, …

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Interview: No Frills Twins

Interview: No Frills Twins

Cheryl from Blitz spoke with Arna and Vanessa, the duo behind the No Frills Twins, about their eccentric fashion, new music and being part of a horror film. Watch the interview and read the transcript below. Does your fashion style come to you naturally or do you actively look for …

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Interview: Tia Gostelow

After graduating as a finalist from Triple J’s Unearthed High and being named the first winner of Unearthed High’s Indigenous Initiative in 2016, Tia Gostelow has gone on to do bigger things in 2017. Blitz contributor Kenneth Liong had the chance to talk to her about latest music video, her friendship …

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Interview: Mallrat

Grace Shaw, better known as Mallrat, is an up-and-coming Brisbane rapper who calls herself the ‘Hannah Montana of the rap game’. She recently moved to Melbourne and took the time to chat with us about her busy year so far, Splendour in the Grass and her good mate Allday.  Check …

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Interview: Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré

I recently had the chance to catch up with Jeremy Bolm, frontman of post-hardcore band, Touché Amoré, ahead of their Brisbane show. They’re currently embarking on an Australian headline tour in support of their latest album, Stage Four. Jeremy and I spoke about the pros and cons of festivals, coffee, …

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The Electric Ladies of Body Type

Listening to the empowered electric rock of all female band Body Type, you can hear their quirkiness interwoven into their riffs. They’ve only been playing for a year and have gained recognition from big music names like Triple J Unearthed and Splendour in the Grass. This weekend they will be performing at Electric Lady, …

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Review: Thundamentals

Review: Thundamentals

The first time I heard about Thundamentals was when their catchy hip-hop track Something I Said hit number 30 on Triple J’s 2014 Hottest 100. Now I’m a pretty competitive person. Since I discovered Eminem in Year 7, I’ve embraced the challenge of learning as many rap lyrics as possible. …

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Holy Moly, it’s Holy Holy!

The energetic and atmospheric sounds of Holy Holy have been filling airwaves and international music arenas for the past few years. With a successful first album ‘When the Storms Would Come’ under their belt they are now touring Australia with their second critically acclaimed album ‘Paint’. Blitz was lucky enough …

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Interview: Alex Bleeker, Real Estate

Blitz Radio host, Will Clifton, recently had the opportunity to talk with Alex Bleeker, the bassist for Real Estate. Real Estate is coming to Australia in July to play their recently released 4th studio album, In Mind. Alex was a super chill and cool guy. If you haven’t already, give …

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Review: Mesmeriser, Run Marlowe, Megan and the Vegans

Review: Mesmeriser + Run Marlowe, Megan and the Vegans

The powerful torrents of Megan Donnelly’s voice spill out across the Coogee beachfront. At first, you can pick out the odd word, while the rest of the lyrics melt into a captivating siren-song that drags you helplessly across the Oval. You barely notice your ascent up Old Dave’s stairs, as …

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Review: Bad Pony

Review: Bad Pony

Situated in the cosy basement of The Chippo Hotel, indie rock pop band Bad Pony delivered insane levels of energy that penetrated a packed out room of avid fans. Coming off the bat of eight shows around the country, as well as a North American tour, Bad Pony wrapped up …

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Review: Groovin The Moo, Canberra

Review: Groovin The Moo, Canberra

I went to Groovin The Moo (GTM) in Canberra with high expectations. I expected cattle, lots of cattle. But to my disappointment I realised that were no cows at GTM. However, what I did see was a half-naked crowd rockin to some pretty good artists including: Snakehips, George Maple, Dillon …

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Review: All Time Low @ Horden Pavillion

Last week, on the 13th May, I had the chance to attend All Time Low’s Sydney show as part of their Australian Tour with Neck Deep and The Maine, in the promotion of their upcoming album, Last Young Renegade. A night full of nostalgia and banter, All Time Low brought the good …

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Interview: Lisa Mitchell

Interview: Lisa Mitchell

Blitz caught up with the incredibly talented Lisa Mitchell to chat about her creative inspiration, upcoming tour, and more. You’re currently on tour in Europe, how is that? I’ve been supporting a German artist, Fil Bo Riva for the last month through Germany and Austria. There’s been of time on trains, looking …

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Review: The Wombats

Review: The Wombats

I’ve always been a fan of furry marsupials, so many years ago, when I heard of a band called the Wombats, I thought “this band is setting a damn high standard”. But since that day British Band: The Wombats have never failed to overcome those high expectations and amaze me …

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Review: New Venusians

The unique tunes of New Venusians captures their listeners with their passion and raw talent. The seven-piece band first rose to fame with their breakout track Keep Running and were signed by the American label Fresh Selects. As a part of their album launch tour, the New Venusians recently performed …

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Loyle Carner @ The Oxford Arts Factory

Loyle Carner @ The Oxford Arts Factory

Live hip hop has always had a bad name. A reputation damaged by the money-hungry performers with apathy for their fans. They often had poor quality sound systems, looked bored on stage and often rocked up hours late. The same cannot be said for the rising star of British Hip …

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