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Australian Music Avengers Series: Rebecca Barnard

Australian Music Avengers Series: Rebecca Barnard

This year, YMR salutes those Australian music artists from different genres that have paved the way for new artists. Pushing against the grind, and making wonderful and sinuous music, that might be forgotten by recent generations, but deserves to be unearthed and heard!
YMR WEEKLY 03JUL18

YMR WEEKLY 03JUL18

YMR’s Weekly Spotify Playlist is our regularly updated goodness that features tracks we’re playing and tracks we’ve posted all hot off of the press. This week’s fix of glorious candy is from Silk City, Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa remixes, Matoma, Lucas & Steve + more. 
Phoenix - Role Model (Official Video)

Phoenix – Role Model (Official Video)

Phoenix have released the video for “Role Model” exclusively on fashion video network, Made to Measure (M2M).
YOUR SHOT: Melbourne Registration Day - 26/05/18

YOUR SHOT: Melbourne Registration Day – 26/05/18

It’s that time again when budding musical prodigies and DJs can register to have the chance to win the YOUR SHOT competition. 
Album Review: Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel

Album Review: Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel

Well then.  Courtney Barnett’s new album called Tell Me How You Really Feel is about to drop next week and from the sneak preview we’re listening to now, we can definitely say its bloody awesome.
ISTORIA 2018 Melbourne: Live Review

ISTORIA 2018 Melbourne: Live Review

ISTORIA 2018 Melbourne came to town at Festival Hall this month and the stellar line up including Armin van Buuren, NWYR, Ørjan Nilsen, Ruben de Ronde, Will Atkinson and Marcus Santoro did not dissapoint the packed house.
CHVRCHES - Miracle

CHVRCHES – Miracle

CHVRCHES have dropped new track ‘Miracle’ which is a quite mighty offering and slightly off of the reservation for their usual sound.  Love it.  This will be epic live. Miracle is the only song from Love Is Dead that we didn’t write and record in the States, instead producing it in London with Steve Mac....
Above & Beyond’s ‘Common Ground’ Aus Tour: Onsale Now

Above & Beyond’s ‘Common Ground’ Aus Tour: Onsale Now

Tickets to Above & Beyond’s Common Ground album tour go on sale today and it is set to be huge and set to sell out!
Road To Ultra Australia: Live Review

Road To Ultra Australia: Live Review

When Road to Ultra Australia was announced last year, Saturday 24th February 2018 seemed so far far away. Summer has come and is nearly gone and so too has Australia’s spectacular foray into the world of the Ultra Music Festival (for this year anyway).
Laneway Festival wraps up! 

Laneway Festival wraps up! 

Laneway Festival is in full swing with the festival kicking off in sunny Port Adelaide over the weekend.
Road To Ultra Australia: 90% Sold Out

Road To Ultra Australia: 90% Sold Out

ROAD TO ULTRA AUSTRALIA has sold 90% of tickets and with only a few weeks to go, folks should be quick to get tickets so they don’t miss out. 
A State of Trance 850 Sydney: Feat. Armin van Buuren

A State of Trance 850 Sydney: Feat. Armin van Buuren

The highly anticipated line-up for ‘A State of Trance 850’ Sydney has been announced and line-up includesa Gaia, MaRLo, Ørjan Nilsen, Will Atkinson and Ruben de Ronde who will be joining Armin van Buuren. 
Your Shot 2017

Your Shot 2017

Your Shot presented by Alcatel has wrapped its 2017 competition, culminating with a 3-way final in Melbourne. Your Shot is a one-of-a-kind Australian DJ competition that offers full training and its fair to say that the entrants we saw live were sensational and you’d never have known that they’d not had their hands on any...
Maya Jane Coles - Take Flight

Maya Jane Coles – Take Flight

Maya Jane Coles gives us her huge album Take Flight and this absolutely soars.  I’m usually not a huge fan of albums that have this many tracks on it but I’m quite happy to indulge and be greedy on this killer collection, it is that good!
Oliver - Full Circle

Oliver – Full Circle

Oliver drop their album Full Circle and they’ve gone all Chromeo vs. Justice on us on their 15 track offering that is a delight to the ears.
MTV VMAs Hosted by Katy Perry - 27 August 2017

MTV VMAs Hosted by Katy Perry – 27 August 2017

The 2017 MTV VMAs are taking place on Sunday, August 27th, and it promises to be a night you won’t want to miss. Katy Perry will host and perform, along with with a star-studded line-up of musical acts.
International Women's Day #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8th March and has been since the early 1900′s.  It is a time when thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements.
#WomensHistoryMonth on Spotify: Women of Electronic

#WomensHistoryMonth on Spotify: Women of Electronic

We continue with Spotify’s curated playlists celebrating some of the world’s best female artists for Women’s History Month. Their curated Women of Electronic Playlist is a 91 track selection featuring tracks from Nora En Pure, NERVO, TOKiMONSTA and more.
SXSW 2017 Showcasing Artists Playlist

SXSW 2017 Showcasing Artists Playlist

If your ears and liver are quivering in their boots, it must mean that your body is getting prepped for SXSW 2017 which is about to kick off again.
#WomensHistoryMonth on Spotify: Women Who DJ

#WomensHistoryMonth on Spotify: Women Who DJ

For Women’s History Month, Spotify have dropped a series of quite splendid playlists celebrating some of the world’s best female artists. Their curated Women Who DJ Playlist is a 93 track selection featuring some killer tracks from Maya Jane Coles, Nina Kraviz, The Black Madonna and more.
Miami Horror Block Parties - Melbourne & Sydney

Miami Horror Block Parties – Melbourne & Sydney

Miami Horror drop some massive news for Melbourne and Sydney fans with their Block Parties featuring Touch Sensitive, Running Touch, Late Nite Tough Guy and more.  
Dash Berlin Return To Australia In 2017

Dash Berlin Return To Australia In 2017

Yes sirs and madams, Dash Berlin are returning to Australia this year…in fact, in just a couple of months to Melbourne, Sydney and Perth!
SLUMBERJACK EP & AUS/NZ TOUR

SLUMBERJACK EP & AUS/NZ TOUR

SLUMBERJACK announce Fracture EP and a huge Australian and New Zealand Tour. 
Australian Made: YMR 100 Aussie Artists Playlist

Australian Made: YMR 100 Aussie Artists Playlist

Celebrate Australia Day with Australian talent! Listen to 100 Aussie artists in our Australian Made Spotify playlist for 2017.
YMR's 55 Best of 2016

YMR’s 55 Best of 2016

2016 has been a mother of a year in terms of decreasing the outstanding music artists we have on this planet.  The likes of David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen and more have been taken from us and with it goes every track that they’ll never give us again.
Sunshine's Midnight Mass: Dec 23rd @ Prince Bandroom

Sunshine’s Midnight Mass: Dec 23rd @ Prince Bandroom

Something special is brewing and ready to delight at Sunshine’s Midnight Mass on December 23rd at The Prince Bandroom in Melbourne.
Sunset Safari - NYD 2017

Sunset Safari – NYD 2017

Is there a better way to start the New Year than with a Sunset Safari ‘House’ day party? I think not!! On New Year’s Day 2017, the likes of Joey Negro, Dr Packer, Late Nite Tuff Guy and more will be hitting Albert Park Lake at the exclusive venue space  - ‘Greenfields’
At The Drive-In: Live Review

At The Drive-In: Live Review

“SO WHO’S IN CHARGE IN HERE? BARKING OUT LOUD SO CLEAR, BECAUSE I’D REALLY LIKE TO MEET HIM”
Royal Croquet Club - Melbourne 2016

Royal Croquet Club – Melbourne 2016

The Royal Croquet Club is back in Melbourne from Thursday 8th December through to 23rd December and it is promising to be another selection of delectable delights for the mouth, eyes and ears.
Carl Cox & Eric Powell's Mobile Disco: Feat De La Soul and Alison Limerick

Carl Cox & Eric Powell’s Mobile Disco: Feat De La Soul and Alison Limerick

Carl & Eric are excited to announce that ‘Mobile Disco’ will be a little earlier this time around, as well as including various other cities around the country. Time flies when you’re having fun! For their Melbourne show, it’ll be their 10th Birthday at the stunning Riva on Elwood Beach.
EDX - No Xcuses 292: Presented by YMR

EDX – No Xcuses 292: Presented by YMR

We are proud to present EDX’s freshly dropped No Xcuses Podcast 292 featuring some golden house wonders from the likes of Michael Calfan, Jax Jones, Bruchi and more. 
The Cure: Live Review

The Cure: Live Review

The Cure? Geezus Christ. How to say something revelatory about this entity that is so much more than a band; more of a counter culture behemoth that hasn’t already been said before… hmmm… tricky.
YMR: C'Est La Vie

YMR: C’Est La Vie

Due to some minor hosting problems, we’ve lost the last two months of our website data, posts, etc.  Such is life.  If you’re track is a casualty of war, we apologise.  We’ll have it all back shortly….
Slumberjack - Open Fire (feat. Daniel Johns) [Official Music Video]

Slumberjack – Open Fire (feat. Daniel Johns) [Official Music Video]

We’ve been loving this track for some time now and the new video that has droped for Slumberjack’s new hotness featuring Daniel Johns is sensational.
The Aston Shuffle: YMR Interview

The Aston Shuffle: YMR Interview

In between resident radio duties on Australia’s Triple J, DJ/producer duo The Aston Shuffle made good on the promise of fresh music in 2016 with new single Only 1 feat. Nathaniel S Lewis.  The track has been going down a storm across the globe and it makes the remainder of 2016 set to be awesome....
Vaudeville Smash – Zinedine Zidane (Euro 2016) Remix Competition

Vaudeville Smash – Zinedine Zidane (Euro 2016) Remix Competition

Back in 2014, just in time for the World Cup in Brazil, Melbourne group, Vaudeville Smash, teamed up with legendary commentator, Les Murray, to create an anthem to honour the greatest French footballer of all time, ‘Zinedine Zidane’. The song received worldwide success, amassing 4 million hits on Youtube.
UNTZ UNTZ: Melbourne gets a 24hr Music Venue

UNTZ UNTZ: Melbourne gets a 24hr Music Venue

Melbourne gets a 24 hour venue with UNTZ UNTZ!!! It’s a 280 capacity Band room with a side room that holds 60 people, all with a 24-hour liquor license. Boom!!!
The Creators Project Video of SOUND + VISION

The Creators Project Video of SOUND + VISION

On Sunday January 31, VICE in collaboration with Samsung and Sydney Opera House, created a one off night of music, art and technology through the inaugural SOUND + VISION showcase.
Madonna Announces Exclusive Melbourne Show at The Forum

Madonna Announces Exclusive Melbourne Show at The Forum

As Madonna’s Australian fans breathlessly await the return of the Material Girl to their country after a 23 year absence, the occasion will be further celebrated by the newly announced intimate club show - MADONNA: TEARS OF A CLOWN.
SXSW 2016 Showcasing Artist Playlist

SXSW 2016 Showcasing Artist Playlist

SXSW is upon us yet again this week and if you need any tips on who you should be seeing and listening to whilst you are kicking back with the Lone Stars, multiple sliders, kilo’s of BBQ meat and anything else you can consume, look no further.