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SOPHIE has been immortalised with a stunning mural in Sydney just in time for Mardi Gras

Just over a month on from the tragic passing of the incomparable artist SOPHIE, a mural has been painted in her honour in Sydney.


DAWS remains on her A-game with ‘Deficit Planet’

One of the country’s finest selectors, it’s always a good time when DAWS is on the decks.


Mall Grab, Kettama, X CLUB and more jump on new VSN WORLD compilation

Here at Purple Sneakers, we love a reason to party with purpose.


PREMIERE: Go on an adventure with Izy in their new video for ‘Frantic’

If you’re not familiar with Naarm/Melbourne three-piece Izy (pron.


Ocean Alley, Spacey Jane and more confirmed for Next Exit Festival

A brand new festival has been announced and it is headed straight to regional NSW.


PREMIERE: Caitlin Medcalf turns up the heat on ‘Gel’

Sydney podcast and now record label Parry Talks is set to drop its debut release this Friday, March 5th, in the form of a VA with tracks contributed by previous podcast guests.


PREMIERE: Brooklyn’s bad tuner brings his thumping house tune ‘Coming Down’ to life with new video

Brooklyn-based producer bad tuner might not be a name you’re familiar with just yet, but that looks set to change in 2021.


Michael Gudinski’s Australian Pop Legacy

The Australian music industry and beyond was shocked on Tuesday, March 2nd 2021 with the news that Michael Gudinski had passed away.


PREMIERE: ‘Dissolve’ into the cry-dance with the new single from Soft Touch

When she’s not making hard-hitting, propulsive and innovative techno under the moniker Rebel Yell, Grace Stevenson is channeling her life experiences into another music outlet by the name of Soft Touch.


Arcadia back bigger and better than ever for 2021 festival

Having confirmed it was back in action in 2021, South East Queensland boutique festival ARCADIA has delivered even more good news for punters this week with the unveiling of their final line up announcement.


Opera-turned-pop artist NORA releases debut single, “Don’t Make Me Found”

I’d struggle to name a classic opera-trained singer on Top 40 radio.


Sydney’s Mincy curates another exceptional Extra Spicy VA

While the second Extra Spicy was only released in late 2020, Sydney DJ and producer MINCY is wasting no time shining a light on even more up and coming artists with the third Extra Spicy compilation now out in the world.