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Dive Back Into The 90s With 5 Nostalgia-Drenched Trends For 2023

Dipping into the decade of nostalgia, Yellowjackets on Paramount+ is back for another nail-biting season.

Music

Solid Rock: The Iconic Rock Song Reimagined By First Nations Artists

“Australian First Nations music is a powerful force that has existed for tens of thousands of years."

Music

The Joy Of Performing And Embracing Spontaneity With Producer, Kid Fiction

For artists like Isaac who are drawn to creating, music is undeniably in their blood, so we've teamed up with Australian Red Cross…

Music

Finding Creativity Through Routine And The Importance Of Giving Back With Memphis LK

We’ve linked up with Australian Red Cross Lifeblood to take you on a deep dive into Australian artists with music in their…

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The Best Headphones To Buy In 2024

Your go-to guide on the best headphones and earphones to buy in 2024—from the best headphones for running to the top noise-cancelling…

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Make The Most Of The New Year At This Free Street Party Taking Over Sydney

Summer in Sydney is looking the goods. After a successful traffic-stopping inaugural festival in January of this year, it's just…

Music

Fire Up Your New Year’s Eve Party With These Vibing Spotify Playlists

A successful New Year’s Eve party—the kind people talk about for years to come—always has a few key ingredients; a rad…

Australia

Head West For This Massive Music And Arts Festival

Perth Festival 2023 kicks off in January and promises to be more show-stopping than ever with an unbelievable lineup of music, art,…

Music

The Best Christmas Music On Spotify To Get You In The Festive Spirit

Surprise, Christmas is not limited to just Mariah Carey.

Music

The Best Spotify Playlists For Every Occasion

From dinner parties to road trips, go ahead and bless your ears with the best Spotify playlists. 

Music

12 Of The Best Spotify Playlists To Listen To At Your Next Dinner Party

From curated lists of the very best cinematic music moments to coveted playlists emulating every major hip artist you need to know about…

Travel

Lose Yourself At Illuminate, Adelaide’s Electric Winter Festival

With a program loaded with free and ticketed events to appeal to folks young and old, art-savvy culture vultures and first-timers alike will…

Things To Do

6 Reasons You Need To Visit This Food & Entertainment Mecca On The GC

Nestled in the beating heart of Surfers Paradise, we’ve found the perfect place for the ultimate fun day out. Think: epic games, live…

Music

Harry Styles Is Touring Australia And New Zealand In 2023

While we don’t like to play favourites here at Urban List, we can’t deny that when it ones to One Direction, Harry Styles has…

Things To Do

Don’t Miss Your Last Chance To See Hamilton The Musical Before It Leaves Sydney

The award-winning musical has captivated Australian audiences but now the production will be drawing the curtains closed on Sunday, 27…

Music

Bliss Out To A Bunch Of Aussie Artists With ‘Supported’, A Summer Music Series By Jimmy Brings

​ These rough past couple of years have taught us to appreciate two things: having stuff delivered and the support of good mates. As…

Food & Drink

Aussie Band Pacific Avenue On First Date Heartbreaks, Tattoos And New Music

In 2017, Kiama four-piece indie rock band Pacific Avenue was born, but their history goes way back. The stars aligned when Ben…

Entertainment

Uncover The Unbelievable Tattoo Tales Of Melbourne Band CIVIC

We caught up with CIVIC and spoke to Jim over a couple of Sailor Jerry bevs about good vegan dinners, getting…

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Kaiit On Her Epic Tattoo Collection, Musical Inspirations And Love For 1920s Makeup

At just 23 years of age, Naarm singer and artist Kaiit (she/they/he) is one of the most exciting talents to grace the Australian…

Music

Snoop Dogg Announces Massive Australian Tour

It’s the news that our locked down souls needed—the world’s biggest Hip Hop artist Snoop Dogg is returning to Australian…

Entertainment

Meet Adrian Dzvuke, The Perth Music Prodigy You Need To Add To Your Playlist

We couldn't be luckier here in Perth to be home to some incredible talent—especially when it comes to music. 

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What You Need To Know About The Online Festival Supporting Emerging Artists

Isol-Aid Homegrown is a collaboration providing creative and financial support to emerging acts across Australia and New Zealand.

Music

Amy Shark Talks Working With Ed Sheeran, Her National Tour And Being Vulnerable

We caught up with Amy Shark ahead of her national tour (which kicks off Friday 11 June in Newcastle) to talk about her new album, hitting…

Music

Get Familiar With Kinder, The Sister Duo Bringing Club Beats Back To The Mainstream

Starting out as DJs and fast becoming favourites on the festival circuit, opening for the likes of Marshmello and RL Grime, sisters Briony…

Australia

Make Tracks To Byron Bay For This Epic Music Festival Held In A Brewery

Amazing news: The Festival Of The Stone is back in Byron Bay on 5 June 2021 and heads up, tickets will sell out real quick.

Music

Meet Budjerah, Matt Corby’s Protégé You Need To Know About

When it comes to homegrown talent, we are seriously blessed here in Australia—that busker down the street could be the next world-wide…

Music

Tash Sultana On New Music, Owning Their Truth And Hitting The Stage Again

We caught up with Tash Sultana to discuss being at peace both professionally and personally, creativity during lockdown and the hope of…

Entertainment

How To Long Lunch Like A Pro With Thandi Phoenix

We sit down with Australian singer-songwriter Thandi Phoenix to uncover what makes a luxe long lunch.

Entertainment

How To Nail Your Next Movie Night, According To Touch Sensitive

We sit down with Touch Sensitive to chat about the perfect movie night set-up.

Music

Here’s Where And When Australia’s Best Music Festivals Are Happening In 2021

We bloody love music festivals. With a cracking line up of epic musicians and mates by your side on the d-floor—it’s good vibes…

Music

G Flip Talks TikTok, Mardi Gras And Living Their Best Damn Life

It seems like everyone wants a little bit of G Flip in their lives right now. The Melbourne-based singer dropped a sweet collab with Illy in…

Entertainment

Kick It Old School With These 5 Hip Hop Artists Carving Their Own Path To Success

It’s true, our love for hip hop runs deep. We’re big fans of the genre’s boundary-breaking, rebellious attitude (perhaps a…

Music

Bless Your Ears With Netflix’s Best TV Series Soundtracks

We’re a sucker for a good playlist, allowing our favourite Netflix series to live on, way after the credits roll.

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Peep The Must-Have Essentials Tkay Maidza’s Packing For Her Summer Vacay

We caught up with one of our favourite musos, Tkay Maidza, to scope out the seven must-have items she’s popping in her suitcase and…

Music

Bless Your Ears With Taylor Swift’s Surprise Album Dropping Today

This is not a drill! Despite blessing our ears back in July—AKA the epicentre of lockdown life—with her surprise album Folklore,…

Entertainment

Bless Your Ears With These 7 Festival-Worthy Summer Playlists

It’s been a hell of a long and brutal year, and we could all use some good vibes and a boogie. But while it doesn’t look like…

Music

On The Record | GRAACE Talks Skateboarding And Summer Beats

If you’re after a sweet beat to get those summer vibes flowing then you need to pour yourself a margarita and bliss out to…

Music

On The Record | Six60 On Surviving Lockdown And Going Deep In Their New Documentary

 Just like Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber, Six60 are sharing their story on the big screen. Till The Lights Go…

Music

Get Excited, The Australian Hamilton Cast Has Just Been Announced And It Is Epic

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you’ll know that Hamilton fever is at an all-time high right now and we’re…

Music

On The Record | Plug Into Loose Ends And Lockdown Beats With Illy

We have big love for Illy. The uber-talented writer and rapper is always down for a good yarn and this time he’s coming to us direct…

Music

Let The Good Vibes Roll With Boo Seeka’s Personalised Playlist Just For You

With grim lockdown and border restriction news dropping on the daily, sometimes you just need to turn the telly off and plug into a good…

Music

Be Inspired By The Creative Genius Behind Beyonce’s Black Is King

Filmed around the world in the US, the UK, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Belgium—and featuring the likes of Naomi Campbell, Lupita…

Music

Be Mesmerised By Miiesha’s Surprise Gig Inside An Ancient Limestone Cave

We’ve made no secret about the fact that we’re obsessed with Miiesha and her incredible sound. A proud Pitjantjatjara…

Features

Make Way For Bedroom Pop, AR Boutiques And A New Era Of Gaming

This month, we're adding bedroom pop to our playlists, a genre spawned from artists getting creative in iso. We investigate a…

Music

Bless Your Ears With Taylor Swift’s Goosebump-Inducing New Album

While the release of her last album, Lover, involved an international Easter egg hunt, in true 2020-style Swift has delivered the news of…

Music

Amp Up, Tyler, The Creator Is Headlining Splendour In The Grass 2021 And Tickets Have Just Dropped

COVID-19 might have stolen music festivals from us this year, but praise the music gods because Splendour In The Grass has just…

Travel

Dial Up The Wanderlust, Here’s Where Aussie Songbird GRAACE Is Travelling To After Lockdown

This week, we caught up with Aussie singer GRAACE, ahead of her live performance on The Living Room Concert Series, which airs this Sunday…

Music

On The Record | Bless Your Ears With Miiesha’s Thought-Provoking New Album

We’ve been utterly obsessed with Miiesha since she burst onto the Aussie music scene mid last year. Her sound? A smooth, honey-like…

Features

Put The Tent Away, Splendour In The Grass Has Officially Been Cancelled For 2020

We all knew it was coming and now it's official—Splendour In The Grass has been cancelled for 2020.

Music

Bless Your Ears With triple j’s Epic Indigenous Takeover Week

In celebration of Reconciliation Week, triple j Unearthed’s daily TOPS program has launched a week-long Indigenous…

Music

Get Pumped, Falls Festival Has Announced That 2020 Is Happening

We’ve pretty much come to terms with the sad fact that festivals just aren’t going to be a thing in 2020, but that isn’t…

Music

Stock Up On Vinyl At This Massive Online Warehouse Sale

Record Store Day 2020 may be postponed until 20 June, but you can fill that void this weekend with The Great Australian Warehouse…

Music

On The Record | Tune In To Interscope Records’ Next Generation, JAWNY And renforshort

Looking for new music? Tune in to just two rising stars in the spotlight of Interscope’s next generation of sound. 

Entertainment

Beat Boredom, This Viral Video Is Your Next Tik Tok-Fuelled Dance Phenomenon

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d know that the short-form video app, Tik Tok has well and truly taken over the…

Music

Turn Up The Volume, Here’s How You Can Support Your Favourite Australian Artists Right Now

Over the last month or so, we’ve seen festivals and gigs cancelled Australia-wide, with no real indication of when it will be safe for…

Music

Band Together And Support The Australian Music Industry With The Sound Of Silence Campaign

With some pretty terrifying news bulletins hitting us thick and fast, the devastating effect of COVID-19 can render us all a little…

Music

Jam Out At Home Thanks To The Online Music Festival Happening This Weekend

It’s not all doom and gloom thanks to the guys behind Isol-Aid Music Festival.

Music

Bless Your Ears With 7 Of The Coolest Work From Home Playlists

If you’re one of the many people who have started working from home, then welcome to our rad crew. By now there’s a chance the…

Music

On The Record | Everything You Need To Know About Rüfüs Du Sol’s Powerful Sunrise Set At Joshua Tree

"It feels like you’re on Mars when you’re there, it just felt like the place that captured the band and what we do and our…

Music

On The Record | Get To Know Col3trane, The Soulful R&B Prodigy Carving Up His Own Lane

He’s been called North London’s answer to Frank Ocean—and while the raw emotion, the soul and the otherworldliness are all…

Australia

Grab The Glitter, This Rainbow Festival Is Bringing A Touch Of Mardi Gras To The NT Outback

Hands up if your Mardi Gras FOMO is as real as ours? Well don’t let the Insta-envy drag you down. The party may be over in Sydney, but…

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6 Gigs You Need To Get Behind At Melbourne’s Massive Underground Festival This Month

Forget about cherry-picking your gigs this month, because Melbourne’s hottest new festival—Can’t Do Tomorrow—is…

Go Behind The Mic With A Day In The Life Of Musician Jack River

We’re just a little bit obsessed with Aussie songbird Jack River. The ARIA-nominated artist has been tearing up the charts since…

Music

Mark Your Diary, Tame Impala Have Announced A Huge Aussie Tour

We’ve got some seriously epic news for your Monday. Following legendary performances at Coachella, Glastonbury, Primavera, and…

Music

Tune Into The 10 Artists That Defined The Last Decade Of Music

When we listen to the mixtape of the 2010s, what does it actually sound like?

Music

Prepare For Peak Nostalgia, So Pop Festival Just Dropped Its Epic 00s Line-Up

Fact: the noughties served up some of the best damn music of all time. Don’t fight us on it. 

TV & Movies

Here’s Why You Need To Jump On The Disney+ Bandwagon Now

The shadowy mouse empire is moving, and it’s coming for your bank account.

Music

Get Pumped, Queen Lizzo Is Coming To Australia

Fire up, guys. The FOMO 2020 is around the corner, and freaking Lizzo is headlining. There’s no denying it, 2019 was…

Music

On The Record | Illy Talks Fresh Beats, Festivals And Finding His Voice

​We’re long-time fans of Aussie hip hop legend Illy so we’ve been chomping at the bit to hear his new beats. Turns out,…

Music

We’ve Found The Perfect Playlist According To Your Star Sign

​If there’s one thing we can’t get enough of right now, it’s all things horoscope related. We’re more than…

Music

On The Record | Inside The Vulnerable World Of Julia Michaels

​Songwriting genius Julia Michaels started young—like most prodigies. She composed her own tracks at the age of 12. By 14, she…

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Every Influential 90s Artist That Helped Shape Music Culture Today

Who revolutionised the charts for EDM DJs, genre-bending music and women?

TV & Movies

Mark Your Diary, The Game of Thrones Live Concert Is Finally Coming To Australia

If you’re still mourning the series finale of Game of Thrones (guilty), dry your eyes because you’ll soon have the chance to…

Music

On The Record | Boy & Bear On New Beats And Bouncing Back From The Brink

After a health-related hiatus, Aussie pop-folk legends, Boy & Bear are back with new music and a national tour, and we couldn’t be…

Music

Get Amped, Post Malone Is Dropping A New Album Next Month

If you ask us, Post Malone can do no wrong, except when he makes us wait for his new album to drop. Well praise the hip hop lords because…

Music

Mark Your Calendar, Travis Scott Is Headlining Australia’s Answer To Glastonbury

Travis Scott, the rapper on everyone’s playlists right now, has just confirmed he’s headed down under for one show…

Entertainment

Hype Up, Kid Cudi Is Kicking Off A New Album And Netflix Series

It’s been three long years since Kid Cudi graced our playlists with a fresh album and thankfully the wait is now over… sort…

Music

Hype Up, Musical Genius Hans Zimmer Is Headed To Australia

Hans Zimmer, musical genius and composer of almost every epic movie score in existence, will be touring the East Coast of Australia this…

Music

11 Under The Radar Artists You Need To Know About Now

As part of Urban List Music Month we're bringing light on the artists that are shaping the music industry from the ground up.

Music

Get Around The Gender-Equal Lineup At Primavera Sound

This Barcelona festival is making headlines for its 50/50 talent split including Tame Impala, Miley Cyrus, Charli XCX, Future and Nas.

Music

Get The Lowdown On Childish Gambino’s Slew Of Australian Sideshow Dates

If you were devastated when news broke out last year about Childish Gambino cancelling his Australian tour, hang tight, because we’re…

Music

Get Your Psychedelic Playlists Ready Because Grimes Is About To Drop A New Album

It’s almost been a whopping four years since her last album, but we’ve finally gotten word that Grimes is coming out with a new…

Music

Tune In, Avicii’s Team Is Dropping A Posthumous Track This Week

His close team of songwriters and musicians have worked to finalise the late DJ’s unfinished album.

Music

Here’s What You Need To Know About The Role Of Cancel Culture In Music Right Now

Cancel Culture is undoubdtedly one of the most powerful digital movements today affecting the music world.

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Troye Sivan And Lauv Talk Break Ups, Tour Essentials And What Music Really Looks Like In 2019

We couldn’t kick off the first week of music month at Urban List without chatting to pop music’s most coveted duo right now. In…

Music

Gear Up, Childish Gambino Is Headlining Splendour In The Grass

Plus Chance The Rapper, Tame Impala, SZA, Hayden James, Matt Corby and Ziggy Alberts.

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Ariana Grande Just Surprised The World With A New Power Track

An ode to all things friendship, freedom and protecting your own energy.

Tkay Maidza Talks Streetwear, Killer Style And Never Blending In

Tkay Maidza is the ambitious Australian rapper taking up space on everyone’s playlist right now. We caught up with her during…

Fashion

The Sacai X Beats By Dre Collab Is Here To Elevate Your Headphone Game

Debuted at sacai’s Fall/Winter 2019 runway show in Paris, we now have a release date for the Japanese brands collaboration with Beats…

Music

On The Record | Touring, Tea And Tamagotchis With Mallrat

She’s the eclectic pop slash hip-hop sound in everyone’s ears right now and considering she’s just 20,…

Asia

A Mobile Disco Is Coming To This Stunning Bali Beach Club

Cliff top oasis and Bali beach club Ulu Ciffhouse has been redefining beachside nightlife since it opened its doors in 2017. With direct…

Music

On The Record | From Kings Cross Clubs To Millions Of Streams, This Is Set Mo

The EDM duo remember their years DJ-ing at Kit & Kaboodle and now they’ve dropped their first album, there’s no…

Music

Everything To Know About The Biggest Wins At The 2019 Grammys

Females dominated the Album Of The Year nominations and the award ceremony made firsts in the world of hip hop. 

Entertainment

Everything Right With Ariana Grande’s New Neon-Soaked Music Video

And what to expect when you hit play? Think glitchy transitions, hip hop vibes, over-sized jackets, all the bisexual lighting and chunky…

Music

PNAU On Their Fifth Album And The Evolution Of Australia’s Music Industry

PNAU are essentially Australian royalty. The guys have been banging out hits since their first album release in 1999. In 2007 they…

Music

On The Record | We Chat Festivals And Going Genre-Free With DJ Dena Amy

The South African-born, Australian-raised DJ has been hitting the decks at festivals like Your Paradise and Coachella.

Entertainment

The Ultimate Entertainment Gift Guide

Got an entertainment buff you need to please? From retro arcade games to stylish sound systems, we’ve got something that will have…

Music

Here’s What Went Down At Childish Gambino’s Secret PHAROS Gig

Over the weekend musician slash actor slash creative genius Childish Gambino graced the southern hemisphere with his presence, bringing his…

Music

All The Best Albums From 2018 You Should Have Listened To By Now

2018, we'll let you finish, but Cardi B had one of the greatest albums of all time.

Music

Rising Artist Mojo Juju Talks Touring, Race And Mental Health Awareness

In the middle of Mojo’s national tour, we sat down with her to talk about her latest album aptly named, Native Tongue. What we…

Music

On The Record | We Chat LA And Studio Vibes With RÜFÜS DU SOL

The trio has just dropped a new LP and is set to tour Australia in 2019.

Music

Ziggy Alberts Dropped A New Album Just In Time For Your Summer Road Trip

It’s 10 glorious lazy Sunday tunes and we’re already fans.

Entertainment

Bring On The Anthems, Arctic Monkeys Is Set To Tour Australia

Fluorescent Adolescent is the tune of our teenage years. Period.

Music

Rudimental Chats Drums And Diversity Ahead Of Their New Album Launch

The UK group are gearing up to launch their new album 'Toast To Our Differences' early next year.

Music

Where To Get All Of The Best Looks From Spotify’s Front Left Live Gig For Yourself

If you’ve ever felt personally victimized by your wardrobe cause you didn’t have anything to wear (especially to a…