The latest electronic dance music news from Australia including clubs, festivals, warehouse raves, government policies and much more.
You can’t get much more grassroots than your 89-year-old grandma handing out scones to the vollies, your mum and aunties manning the gate, and your brother and cousins running the site maintenance.
And, as anyone who has ever made the trek to Esoteric will tell you, this event will make you feel like you’re part
Spare a thought for the embattled Rainbow Serpent Festival organisers who have cancelled their rescheduled Regen event set to take place over Easter.
It’s the second time organisers have had to delay after a bushfire devastated the festival site in December forcing the postponement of the traditional January party. All ticket holders will be automatically
Who stole the show in the shadows of Australia’s Grampian Mountains? Xiaoran Shi tells all.
In a time of escalating panic about the global COVID-19 pandemic and the necessary virtues of social distancing, there was something delirious, nay illicit, about 10,000 people descending on a remote plot of land in the Victorian bush—far from any
Happy Daze Festival has released its mammoth lineup for the 2020 edition, tempting everyone at Half Wild HQ to pack some bathers and dancing pants and book flights to the Whitsundays.
Held over 29 – 31 May, Happy Daze may just be the most perfectly located festival in the country. Held on a stunning site
Aviram Saharai & Matan Kadosh / Vini Vici (pronounced “Vini Vichi”). “Few acts have such a well-defined signature sound” – quoting none other than trance icon Armin Van Buuren, when asked to describe the Vini Vici duo.
Although the Vini Vici jam is labeled as Psytrance, their cataclysmic, yet authentic & mesmerising sound took them
A lineup to die for, Nina Kraviz and FJAAK at Sydney’s best club Universal. Despite multiple clashes of Days Like This Festival, Pitch Music and Arts and also a range of other club nights across the country, 700 keen punters embarked on the Oxford St dance haven to engage with potentially the strongest club night
Globetrotting DJ phenom Peggy Gou has been announced to play a huge day time party in Melbourne next month with one of the strongest local lineups of 2020 we’ve seen.
The last few years have been a whirlwind for the Berlin-based, South Korean DJ, producer and designer since releasing a string of warm house movers
Another announcement from the team at Rainbow Serpent shows they’re committed to providing a stellar weekend of world-class beats over Easter.
The fresh announcements include several acts who were set to appear at the event’s cancelled January event such as Tim Healey (UK) and local favourites Kodiak Kid, Kasey Taylor, Mortisville & Friends and Ozzy.
A new genre has been carved out of the land down under, we call it Aboriginal techno.
Tongberang’i Ngarrga Inc, meaning ‘born to dance’ in Woi wurrung language is a not for profit Aboriginal organisation with a unique and significant ethos. Educating people about Aboriginal history and culture, strengthening cultural bonds and relationships,
The stakes are rising around an Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA) bid to get a tick of approval to administer music licensing services, as heads start turning in Canberra.
Competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), is currently mulling over whether to re-authorise APRA, and by extension, its new licensing regime One Music,
Following the success of 2018’s Road To Ultra Australia and 2019’s full scale Ultra Australia festival, Ultra will return its flagship Australian festival this weekend.
Known for it’s mind blowing production and artist lineup, Ultra Australia will host a roster of superstar electronic artists. After releasing its final lineup, the hype for Ultra‘s return to
Rainbow Serpent has finally dropped the first in a series of lineup announcements for their Easter Regen event.
Since a bushfire on the festival site in December forced organisers to defer the four-day event, they’ve been teasing fans on social media with hints they’ll be returning to their roots with a modern twist and today’s