NSW law attempts to put scalpers to the sword

New South Wales has passed landmark legislation to become the first Australian state to ban ticket scalping bots.

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INTERVIEW: Forever Ends Here, ends here

Sydney pop-punk band Forever Ends Here is hitting the road for one last time to say goodbye to the fans they’ve picked up over the past six years.

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ICYMI: This week in music

Nick Cave makes Aria nominations list again and Gang of Youths hits Hollywood. 

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Eminem, rap and politics: a storied history

After a lengthy spell out of the limelight, Eminem is back doing what he does best: enraging America.

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BREAKING NEWS: Spilt Milk cancels pill testing

The organisers of the Spilt Milk music festival in Canberra next month, have cancelled the first ever pill testing trial.

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INTERVIEW: Chase Atlantic on their album debut

Hatch caught up with Australian alternative pop trio Chase Atlantic, on the release of their much anticipated debut album.

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Women who get the blues

When you think of blues music you may not immediately think of female singers, but perhaps you should. CHLOE RICHARDSON looks at four blues singers, past and present, who have left their unique mark on the genre. As Kenny Wayne

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Singing the praises of social media

Before the proliferation of social media, bands relied on traditional methods to attract audiences to shows – posters plastered on lightpoles and walls, media interviews and advertising, and word of mouth.

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The rise, fall, and reformation of Buffalo

Almost half a century after they first formed, Australian Blues band Buffalo Revisited is back with a new name and new members. Returning member Dave Tice talks to CHLOE RICHARDSON about his musical journey and what it’s like to discover

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Live music: standing up to sexual assault

On the cold sidewalk of Sydney’s Oxford Street, Savannah Young stands shivering as an icy wind presses her sweat-drenched T-shirt against her body. The motion almost masks her paranoid trembling, as recollections of the night flicker repeatedly through her mind.

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