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Australia Today

Sydney Hip Hop Artist ‘Scepaz’ Dies After Samurai Sword Attack

A 23-year-old woman has been charged with murder.
Staff Vice
New music

Miguel Drops an Unexpectedly Delightful Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover

His Like A Version cover of RHCP's "Porcelain" came out alongside a slinky new song called "Python."
Alex Robert Ross
New music

Thelma Plum Is Sharp as Ever on Indie Throwback "Clumsy Love"

Listen to Thelma Plum's really excellent new track, her first single in four years.
Shaad D’Souza
Internet videos of paticular importance

Joey Bada$$ Reworks Prince's "When Doves Cry"

"When Thugs Cry" was supposed to be on 'All-Amerikkkan Bada$$,' but nobody could clear the sample.
Alex Robert Ross
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Angered By Hottest 100 Move, Cory Bernardi Has Launched His Own Countdown

Weirdly, it includes tracks from marriage equality supporter Kylie Minogue, pro-refugee rock legend Jimmy Barnes, and Sia of “Fuck Tony Abbott” Twitter infamy.
VICE Staff
Hottest 100

The Government Says Triple J Is 'De-Legitimising Australia Day'

According to communications minister Mitch Fifield, only a “relatively small" number of people want to #ChangetheDate of the Hottest 100.
Katherine Gillespie
Noisey News

Triple J Has Changed the Date for Next Year's Hottest 100

At least for now.
Katherine Gillespie
The VICE Guide to Right Now

How the Alt-Right Trolled Triple J to Advance Their Agenda

"He let two fascists pretending to be Jews take up a chunk of his program."
Royce Kurmelovs
Rebecca Kamm
Festivals 2017

Asking Grammy-Nominated Artists to Do a Shoey at Splendour is Kind of Rubbish

Here's why, if you're watching an artist perform live, you probably shouldn't chant over them, peer pressuring them into drinking from a shoe.
Issy Beech
thump news

Watch Flume, Vince Staples, and Kučka Cover Ghost Town DJ's' 90s Classic "My Boo"

The trio stopped by Australian radio station Triple J to perform a lush rework of the popular R&B track.
Max Mohenu

Meet the Artists Shifting Australia's Rap Scene Away From Skip-Hop

Acts such as Baro, Briggs, Sampa the Great and Remi are part of an exciting new force in Australian hip-hop.
Hannah Joyner
thump news

The Avalanches Revealed the Samples on Their New Album, 'Wildflower'

Samples include a 12-year-old post-punk singer from 1980 and a 1930s calypso singer.
Britt Julious