Triple J’s Hottest 100 Wraps Up

Triple j’s Hottest 100 is over for another year, and the biggest question of 2020 so far has finally been answered – will Billie or Tones take out the number one spot? ICYMI, the winner was Billie Eilish, and at 18 years old that makes her the youngest winner in Hottest 100 history. She’s also the first solo female to hit number one in the … Continue reading Triple J’s Hottest 100 Wraps Up

Change The Date: Hottest 100 New Date For 2018

After multiple calls for triple j to change the date of the annual Hottest 100 away from Australia Day (or Invasion Day, as some Australians like to call it) and a public survey, the results are in – Saturday 27th January will host the countdown next year. It will be backed up on Sunday 28th January with the 100 songs that just missed out – … Continue reading Change The Date: Hottest 100 New Date For 2018

Triple J Triple Sizes Ausmusic Month Gig

Triple J‘s celebration of all things Aus music (month) culminates in their all ages free gig in Melbourne this Friday. Live At The Steps was upgraded to a bigger venue last week, moving to the Treasury Gardens, however today they announced the addition of seven new acts to the already packed lineup. Alice Ivy, Bec Sandridge, Dune Rats, E^ST, Jack River, Remi and Ruby Fields … Continue reading Triple J Triple Sizes Ausmusic Month Gig

How The Screaming Jets Just Keep Getting Better

One could almost be forgiven for thinking that after nearly 30 years on the road playing stages across the country, The Screaming Jets’ frontman Dave Gleeson would be over it. Nothing could be further from the truth. Edging ever-closer to the big 5-0, Gleeson maintains that music would be his lifeblood, even if he wasn’t on stage. “I’d like to be remembered for gettin’ in and … Continue reading How The Screaming Jets Just Keep Getting Better

Should Triple J’s Hottest 100 Change Dates?

National youth radio network Triple J is inviting listeners to have their say on whether the hugely popular Hottest 100 countdown should continue to be held on January 26 or not. One of Australia’s cultural institutions, the Hottest 100 is traditionally held on January 26 because that is the national Australia Day holiday – a day typically reserved for barbies, backyard cricket, beers and… the … Continue reading Should Triple J’s Hottest 100 Change Dates?

Triple J Is Curing Your Splendour FOMO This Weekend

For those of us unfortunate enough to be missing Splendour in the Grass this weekend, Triple J has got our back. The network will once again be broadcasting the best of Splendour right around the country from 12pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the radio and online. Veronica & Lewis, Gen Fricker, Dylan Alcott, Linda Marigliano and Richard Kingsmill will present the best live sets, interview the artists and report on … Continue reading Triple J Is Curing Your Splendour FOMO This Weekend

One Night Stand In Beef Country

Forget bat country, beef country is the big winner in this year’s triple j One Night Stand. The Northwest Queensland town of Mount Isa has been selected as the lucky winner to host the 11th annual all-ages free event, this year featuring Tash Sultana, The Smith Street Band, Thundamentals and San Cisco. A triple j Unearthed winner will also join the bill. The event will … Continue reading One Night Stand In Beef Country

Triple J may move Hottest 100

Reports emerged this week that Aussie radio heavyweight Triple J was in ‘serious talks’ about the possibility of moving the Hottest 100 countdown from Australia Day. A petition on change.org, which has almost met the required 5,000 signatures, argues that hosting the countdown on Australia Day is disrespectful to the thousands of indigenous Australians that see the date as a day of mourning. While many … Continue reading Triple J may move Hottest 100