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Julia Michaels Takes Centre Stage
Speaking to MTV Australia, Julia Michaels explains how love, toxicity and being the “coconut water” of pop led her to her first debut ‘Not In Chronological Order’.
03/05/2021
These Aussies Are Killing It In K-Pop
Meet the Australians who are making it big in the Korean music industry.
21/04/2021
BROCKHAMPTON’s 'Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine' is a testament to the band’s rapidly built legacy
A string of outside collaborators and a frank exploration of tragedy makes BROCKHAMPTON’s penultimate album worth the wait.
16/04/2021
We’re All Responsible For Stamping Out Anti-Asian Hate
In the aftermath of the tragic Atlanta murders, Chinese-Australian writer Maggie Zhou interrogates the microaggressions and systemic racism that finds everyone culpable.
30/03/2021
Tim Shiel & Mindy Meng Wang’s New EP Happens To Be Some Of the Best Australian Electronic Music Released This Year
Tim Shiel and Mindy Meng Wang fuse ‘90s-style IDM with the guzheng, an ancient Chinese string instrument on ‘Nervous Energy 一 触即发’
25/03/2021
“I Fear We Will Never Be Allowed To Mourn”: Asian-Australians React To The Attacks On Asians In Georgia
Four Asian-Australian women on the horrific killing of Asian women in the United States’ city of Atlanta.
24/03/2021
The American Nightmare of Lana Del Rey’s ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’
On her excellent new album ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’, LDR continues her deep dive into America’s underbelly with more clarity than ever before.
24/03/2021
INTERVIEW: Banoffee Finds Independence In Loss
After a whirlwind three years in Los Angeles, Banoffee is a newly independent artist in Melbourne with a forthcoming quarantine-recorded album. She meets MTV Australia to speak about the loss of her mentor, SOPHIE, the “pissed off Blink 182 meets Gillian Welch vibe” of her new music and why she can’t help baring her soul.
08/03/2021
How To Be A Good Ally If Your Friend Comes Out As Trans
If someone in your life comes out to you as trans or non-binary, here's how to be an ally and a solid source of support.
04/03/2021
INTERVIEW: Madison Beer On Fighting For 'Life Support'
Rising musician Madison Beer battled mental health, industry gatekeepers and nearly every odd imaginable to deliver her vulnerable debut.
03/03/2021
INTERVIEW – June Jones: "There can never just be one reflection of yourself"
In an interview with MTV Australia, June Jones opens up about her creative process, how the pandemic impacted it, her latest album 'Leafcutter' and the special moments that brought it to life.
22/02/2021