Mikey Cahill

Jack Ladder can’t help but keep his own rhythm

How opening for The Killers, dinner at Russell Crowe’s house and hard edits from Kim Moyes shaped the sardonic singer-songwriter’s seventh album ‘Tall Pop Syndrome’

Laura Jean: “I was asking myself: ‘Why do you run from the fruits of your success?’ It’s about going deeper and deeper”

The sixth album from the acclaimed singer-songwriter (and art law scholar) critiques commodification and anti-intellectualism – but it’s also suffused with humour, love and “lush beauty”

Stella Donnelly: “Most of my songs are about me getting the last word in an old argument. Take that!”

How birdwatching, piano and working in a women’s refuge came together in the singer-songwriter’s new album ‘Flood’

Party Dozen: “There’s no way we were going to give Nick Cave notes”

Grinderman lives on ‘The Real Work’, the third album by Party Dozen. The sax-and-drums duo from Sydney tell NME about the Cave co-sign, the new record and much more

Harvey Sutherland: “I’m not on TikTok talking into my phone, I’m just trying to make songs that resonate with people”

The Melbourne producer talks “neurotic funk”, his long-gestating debut album ‘Boy’, the federal election and more

Confidence Man: Party-starters go full ‘Tilt’ on their “weird and wonky” second album

Janet Planet on the making of Confidence Man's ravey, “aggressive” new record – which may have secret cameos by Noel Gallagher and The Edge

Grace Cummings: “Performing is one aspect of a very, very strange and ugly tapestry”

The Melbourne singer-songwriter, actress and shapeshifter lays it all out on her second album ‘Storm Queen’

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard on the return of live music: “I cried walking off stage – just a little bit”

Ahead of a new year packed with a remix album and tour dates, frontman Stu Mackenzie talks the band’s 18th album ‘Butterfly 3000’ and why King Gizzard make dance music

KYE: Effervescent pop singer who came to Australia promising “to be the next famous Kylie”

The Zimbabwe-born, London-raised singer talks her ‘Good Company’ EP and how Lianne La Havas and Sampa The Great have helped her on the road to pop stardom

Kobie Dee: Gomeroi rap storyteller focusing on ‘Gratitude Over Pity’

Kobie Dee, the 24-year-old readying his debut EP on Briggs’ Bad Apples label, talks his turbulent past and new beginnings