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YMR Weekly (02-12-17)

YMR Weekly (02-12-17)

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 Pnau, One Bit, Basenji and Tkay Maizda, Oliver, Touch Sensitive, Moon Boots, Satin Jackets+ more.
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.
Send your Valentine a Spotify playlist with a secret message.

Send your Valentine a Spotify playlist with a secret message.

This Valentine’s Day it looks like Spotify are going all out on the love stakes.  You can now send your Valentine a Spotify playlist with a secret message at spotify-valentines.com
90s Mania Featuring Snap! / Corona / Culture Beat / C+C Music Factory

90s Mania Featuring Snap! / Corona / Culture Beat / C+C Music Factory

So, if you are listening to all this piano house that is being furnished for your ears and wondering where it all started, you should look no further than the 90′s Dance Festival that is 90′s Mania, featuring Snap!, Corona, Culture Beat and C+C Music Factory.
Samsung Sound + Vision At The Sydney Opera House DOUBLE PASS GIVEAWAY

Samsung Sound + Vision At The Sydney Opera House DOUBLE PASS GIVEAWAY

On Sunday January 31, VICE in collaboration with Sydney Opera House will host a night of music, art and technology through Samsung’s inaugural Sound + Vision showcase.
Leon Bridges Live at Triple R, Melbourne

Leon Bridges Live at Triple R, Melbourne

Leon Bridges is in Melbourne this week to play two sold out shows and added a special intimate 30 minute live set for Melbourne’s Triple R.  We were lucky enough to be one of the few along for this treat for the ears and it was sensational!
Carl Cox Announces 'Pure' Australia Event

Carl Cox Announces ‘Pure’ Australia Event

2016 looks set to be a good year already with the announcement that Carl Cox will be presenting the first installment of his ‘Pure’ event in Australia In April.
Halcyon Drive - Reset (Official Video)

Halcyon Drive – Reset (Official Video)

I’m a big fan of Halcyon Drive and loving this video today for their current track ‘Reset’.  What better time for a reset than on the 1st day of the new year.
YMR Watch List: 2016

YMR Watch List: 2016

Once again, it is that time of the year when we dig deep into the future and predict the artists that will be blipping away on your music radars in 2016.
NYE with Ms Collins & Miguel Migs

NYE with Ms Collins & Miguel Migs

YMR favourite Miguel Migs is in town over New Year’s to play Ms Collins in Melbourne and it looks set to be one hell of a good night.
Richie Branson & Solar Slim - Life After Death Star (Notorious B.I.G. Star Wars Remix Album)

Richie Branson & Solar Slim – Life After Death Star (Notorious B.I.G. Star Wars Remix Album)

So this happened.  If you want to know what happens when you mix Star Wars with one of the greatest rappers of all-time, listen to this.  This is truly outstanding and definitely not a novelty album. Feel the force!
SWEAT IT OUT NYD POOL PARTY - TICKET GIVEAWAY

SWEAT IT OUT NYD POOL PARTY – TICKET GIVEAWAY

We are heading closer to New Year Celebrations and if you know what’s good for you, you’ll be looking forward to sweating into 2016 at the Sweat It Out New Year’s Day Pool Party at The Ivy in Sydney with Bag Raiders, Yolanda Be Cool, Cassian, Go Freek, Danny T, Frames and Porsches.
Paul Conrad - Records

Paul Conrad – Records

New track ‘Records’ from Paul Conrad is the equivalent of Lana Del Rey wearing Interpol clothing. How awesome does that sound?  Bloody good, I can tell you.