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The Dirt: Getting to Know Your (Music Industry) Body

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The Dirt: Getting to Know Your (...

How do you take your career in music to the next level, and who can help you get there? With a lil help from Alex Lahey, Tia Gostelow, Tired Lion, and BAD//DREEMS, we’re here to give you a heads up.


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Best New Videos: April

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Best New Videos: April

Neon wallpaper, fish jazz bands and an 80s recording studio in space are just a few of the weird things you'll see in the best videos we found in April.


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Dear Drum: "Should I Drop Out Of Uni?"

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Dear Drum: "Should I Drop O...

Dear Drum is a new mailbag from triple j Unearthed’s Green Drum to give you the inside track on the Australian music industry, triple j, and a whole heap of other stuff. If you’ve got a Q, hit us up for an A. Just like these fine folk did:


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How to make your own merch!

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How to make your own merch!

Always wanted to make your own merch, but never known how? We're here to help you out.


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If You Like... Mac DeMarco

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If You Like... Mac DeMarco

If you're into DIY King Mac DeMarco,set your status to brb and get ready to froth: we're gonna show you 5 new Australian bands we reckon you'll like If You Like Mac Demarco.


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Record Store Day 2017: the Unearthed guide

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Record Store Day 2017: the Unear...

Get deep into all the best Record Store Day gigs with our definitive guide.


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Amy Shark's music video tips

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Amy Shark's music video tips

Amy Shark’s in to share 5 tips on how to direct your own music video. She’s directed her own clips like the one for ‘Adore’, worked on documentaries and was previously the videographer for the Gold Coast Titans.


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Best New Videos: March

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Best New Videos: March

A Black Mirror nightmare from the 2015 J Award winners, Alex the Astronaut wears all her clothes at once plus some shirtless wrestling, these are the best vids of March.


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Meet the artists opening for ARCHITECTS on their Australian tour!

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Meet the artists opening for ARC...

Fair warning: these bands all rip hard, and you won’t wanna miss ‘em.


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If You Like Milky Chance...

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If You Like Milky Chance...

Unearthed’s Celline Narinli has gone deep into the Australian Music wilderness to highlight 5 new acts that you might be into if you like Milky Chance.


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7 important new voices that need to be heard

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7 important new voices that need...

Meet 7 new female voices breaking boundaries with their music. #GirlsToTheFront


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 Best New Videos: February

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Best New Videos: February

A life-sized Tetris block, an artful mannequin challenge and a bittersweet funeral, these are the best vids we saw in February.


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Jess Kent reviews your tunes!

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Jess Kent reviews your tunes!

5 killer tunes that'll make you do the stanky face, which Jess says - in official studio terminology - means that they're total tune rags.


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How to own 2017 like a Boss Bitch, with LAZERTITS!

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How to own 2017 like a Boss Bitc...

Time to introduce the world to your inner boss bitch.


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5 new acts Dune Rats foam hard

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5 new acts Dune Rats foam hard

*the dunies review your tunies*


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If You Like Violent Soho...

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If You Like Violent Soho...

You'll love these new independent Australian artists on triple j Unearthed!


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Unearthed Forecast: Ones to Watch in 2017

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Unearthed Forecast: Ones to Watc...

For the second year in a row, we're here to talk tarot, and we're sensing several musical blessings in your immediate future. This is our our forecast of the artists we reckon you need to watch in 2017.


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Nice To Meet You: our first interviews with Flume, Amy Shark, more

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Nice To Meet You: our first inte...

We’re taking you back to their first ever interviews with Unearthed – so you can meet them all over again!


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REMI pick 6 rising artists on Unearthed!

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REMI pick 6 rising artists on Un...

Your pals Remi & producer Sensible J take over triple j Unearthed to recommend you 6 rising artists!


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Summer Mixtape Series: 2016

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Summer Mixtape Series: 2016

No matter your movements this holiday period, we've got your summer tunes sorted with the very best in independent Australian music.


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Staff Top 10's: 2016

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Staff Top 10's: 2016

Seven people. 25,000 songs. Here's what we loved the most this year.


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14 of the best reviews on Unearthed this year

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14 of the best reviews on Uneart...

2016 has seen the triple j unearthed community dive deep, embrace their weirdness, and deliver some of the most passionate, distinct and elaborately confusing song reviews we've ever seen in the 10-year history of triplejunearthed.com.


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The 50 Most Played Artists on Unearthed in 2016

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The 50 Most Played Artists on Un...

So who’d we play the most on Unearthed Digital Radio this year? Thought you’d never ask.


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Best New Videos: November

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Best New Videos: November

Look and listen. Here are some of the best Australian music videos we saw in November...


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22 of Lewi McKirdy's best Unearthed reviews

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22 of Lewi McKirdy's best U...

#1: "I'm going to f**k with some people and play this"


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Experience Client Liaison's funky fresh faves

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Experience Client Liaison's...

The retro culture aficionados have chosen some funky fresh bangers for you to charge to the company card, so you can feed the rhythm inside.


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If You Like Flume...

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If You Like Flume...

Our #1 best discovery from triplejunearthed.com has influenced a generation of young producers. Dave Ruby Howe introduces you to five of them.


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Here's what went down at our party!

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Here's what went down at ou...

Celebrating 10 years of triplejunearthed.com!


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Tash Sultana wins the 2016 Unearthed J Award!

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Tash Sultana wins the 2016 Unear...

Huge congratulations to Tash Sultana, our 2016 Unearthed J Award winner!


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San Cisco's Australia-wide Unearthed faves

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San Cisco's Australia-wide ...

San Cisco take you for a ride coast-to-coast with 5 acts they're digging from all around Australia.


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The 100 Best Discoveries off triplejunearthed.com

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The 100 Best Discoveries off tri...

We're celebrating 10 years of triplejunearthed.com with a decade of discoveries!


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The Complete History of triplejunearthed.com

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The Complete History of tripleju...

This is the complete story of how triplejunearthed.com has happened, over the last ten years, as told by the people who made it happen.


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Meet the 2016 Unearthed J Award nominees!

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Meet the 2016 Unearthed J Award ...

Congrats to these five legends!


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10 years of triplejunearthed.com.

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10 years of triplejunearthed.com.

We're so excited to share this with you.


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Tkay Maidza's choice Unearthed bangers

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Tkay Maidza's choice Uneart...

Tkay Maidza brings 5 choice Unearthed tracks to get the party started.


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The Mainies playlist

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The Mainies playlist

You just got your P's. Now you need some tunes to take cruising down the main street. Dw, we got you.


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The Jezabels' top 5 female musos

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The Jezabels' top 5 female ...

The Jezabels give a shout out to their favourite kick-ass female-fronted acts on triple j Unearthed.


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A Performance Enhancing Playlist to Reboot Your Life!

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A Performance Enhancing Playlist...

Get the most out of your workouts with this pumped up playlist curated by PT Kiko Berry.


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Help us celebrate 10 years of triplejunearthed.com!

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Help us celebrate 10 years of tr...

We’re celebrating 10 years of triplejunearthed.com by throwing a massive free party this November!


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Watch the winning NIDA comp clips!

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Watch the winning NIDA comp clips!

A little earlier in the year, we gave five artists on triple j Unearthed the chance to team up with NIDA’s best film students to make professional film clips for their music. Now, we bring you the results.


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Hear Gretta Ray's new song 'Unwind'

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Hear Gretta Ray's new song ...

Unearthed High champ Gretta Ray is back with ‘Unwind’ – a stunning new song she recorded here at triple j.


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If You Like London Grammar...

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If You Like London Grammar...

You’re about to meet five artists new artists on triple j Unearthed that you might like If You Like London Grammar!


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Where the funk? Harts picks his favourite songs!

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Where the funk? Harts picks his ...

The Shred King ™ finds the funkiest songs on Unearthed


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SAFIA's favourite Canberra acts!

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SAFIA's favourite Canberra ...

As one of the ACT's biggest success stories, and also one of our favourite Unearthed finds in recent memory, we thought it would be fitting to get them into the Unearthed studios to review the next generation of Canberran up-and-comers!


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What to expect at the BIGSOUND Unearthed Showcase!

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What to expect at the BIGSOUND U...

This year's Unearthed BIGSOUND showcase is jam packed. Not sure what to expect? We gotch you.


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Vera Blue picks the most honest songs on Unearthed

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Vera Blue picks the most honest ...

Vera Blue's songs are stirring and honest, and fittingly, we got her in to the Unearthed studios to pick the five tracks on Unearthed that stand out to her as being the most honest.


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5 acts Allday's buzzin on

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5 acts Allday's buzzin on

One of our favourite Unearthed discoveries, in the studio, playin you songs.


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Gretta Ray wins Unearthed High 2016!

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Gretta Ray wins Unearthed High 2...

You ready to meet the best high school act in the country?


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Plumpton High take over triple j Unearthed

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Plumpton High take over triple j...

Vanessa, Tyrah and Waza from Plumpton High in Western Sydney take over Unearthed Digital Radio for an hour of #UnearthedHigh tunes! This is the Plumton High Unearthed Takeover, and you are just in time.


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Meet your 2016 Unearthed High finalists!

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Meet your 2016 Unearthed High fi...

Finally, we're ready. Are you? It's time to meet your five Unearthed High finalists for 2016.


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Unearthed HIGHlights: some of the best bits so far

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Unearthed HIGHlights: some of th...

We're giving the artists behind some of our favourite songs so far the chance to tell you about the music they've made in their own words. Hear some of our Unearthed HIGHlights!


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If You Like The Avalanches...

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If You Like The Avalanches...

You might like these new Australian acts!


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The top 10 Unearthed Discoveries of 2016 so far, according to our Super Users

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The top 10 Unearthed Discoveries...

As we’ve hit the mid-year, the triple j fam is taking a look back at some of the best and most lol-worthy moments of the year so far. We set our best team of tunehounds – the triple j Unearthed Super Users – on the case of picking their top 10 tracks of the year so far.


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5 new Indigenous artists that you need to hear

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5 new Indigenous artists that yo...

In celebration of NAIDOC week, and this year's NIMAs comp, we've put together a playlist of some of the most exciting Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander talent we've come across in the past 12 months. Check 'em out!


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Unearthed High's Indigenous Initiative!

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Unearthed High's Indigenous...

This year, we’re very excited to add a special Indigenous initiative to Unearthed High.


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If You Like ... The Shape Of Punk To Come

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If You Like ... The Shape Of Pun...

Refused's third album was an instant classic, and in this special, triple j Unearthed’s Damon Hughes pulls it apart, works out what makes it tick, and recommends you a bunch of new Australian bands you might like if you like The Shape Of Punk To Come.


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The Smith Street Band recommend you their new faves

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The Smith Street Band recommend ...

Punk is Calling all this month across our triple j networks, and to celebrate, we invited The Smith Street Band in to Unearthed to recommend you some of their favourite new Australian acts!


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South of The Mainland: Punk in Tasmania

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South of The Mainland: Punk in T...

Tasmania might also be the biggest contemporary breeding ground for some of the country’s best punk music. Here's why.


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triple j Unearthed Pro Skater Soundtrack

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triple j Unearthed Pro Skater So...

In this special, we recast some of the great musical moments from the THPS soundtracks – Dead Kennedys, cky, Public Enemy & Anthrax – with modern day equivalents from triplejunearthed.com.


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Best New Videos: May

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Best New Videos: May

Hey, hey, hey, here are some sick clips we saw in May, May, May!


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Meet your #PlaySchoolRemix Winner!

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Meet your #PlaySchoolRemix Winner!

It's a big shout out to Noosa Heads remixer COPYCATT, who took out our 2016 #PlaySchoolRemix competition!


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triple j Unearthed at the Big Pineapple Festival!

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triple j Unearthed at the Big Pi...

triple j Unearthed Super User Kritty Barker tackled her hometown festival, the Big Pineapple Music Fesitval, over the weekend. It is safe to say she had a very fun time. Here's her #exclusive report:


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The guy who arranged the Play School theme song is reviewing your #PlaySchoolRemixes

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The guy who arranged the Play Sc...

Well, this was unexpected.


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Pieces of The Middle East

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Pieces of The Middle East

For Pieces of The Middle East, triple j Unearthed’s Dave Ruby Howe connects the dots between the post-TME acts that you can hear on Unearthed, as well as picking the brains of former members Bree Tranter, Joseph Ireland, and Rohin Jones about the disbandment of The Middle East in 2011, their new music, and recent discussions of a reunion.


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How NOT to get your songs played on triple j Unearthed

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How NOT to get your songs played...

Quick recap: for the second time in as many attempts, rogue triple j breakfast host Alex Dyson has been disqualified from a triple j Unearthed Remix comp. Don't be like Alex. Avoid these mistakes.


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5 Remix Tips with KLP!

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5 Remix Tips with KLP!

We’re giving you the chance to go all DJ Big Ted and remix the Play School theme song! House party host and resident remixer KLP has twisted the Play School theme into an uplifting mega-jam: hear it (and get her remix tips!) here.


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Best new videos: April

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Best new videos: April

In a month that was absolutely chock-a-block with great new Australian music videos, these are five that really caught our attention...


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"He was my mentor": Artists on Unearthed remember Prince

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"He was my mentor": Ar...

Prince's influence is matched only by his artistry. Here, some of our favourite Australian artists on Unearthed reflect on his legacy.


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Three new acts that will make you want to move to Adelaide

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Three new acts that will make yo...

City of Churches? More like City of Choons! Meet three new acts lighting up the Adelaide scene.


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Ta-ku recommends his favourite Unearthed artists!

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Ta-ku recommends his favourite U...

Let one of the country's biggest taste-makers recommend you some tunes.


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Splendour Debuts: artists on Unearthed playing their first SITG

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Splendour Debuts: artists on Une...

The massive Splendour in the Grass lineup is now with us, and 2016 is shaping up as a particularly killer year for Australian artists discovered right here on triplejunearthed.com.


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New in Reviews: Super User Favourites

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New in Reviews: Super User Favou...

Our Super Users have followed their noses right to triplejunearthed.com to leave you a tonne of reviews in 2016, and we asked them about their personal favourite finds so far this year:


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Best new videos: March

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Best new videos: March

There's been a heap of great new Australian video clips this month. Here are five of the very best...


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10 Songs in 10 Minutes with Damon Hughes!

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10 Songs in 10 Minutes with Damo...

This is the fastest radio show you are ever going to hear...


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New In Reviews: International Women's Day edition

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New In Reviews: International Wo...

Let some of our favourite triple j females recommend you some independent Australian women they're loving the sound of right now!


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Girls To The Front! International Women's Day on triple j Unearthed

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Girls To The Front! Internationa...

It's Girls To The Front for International Women's Day 2016 on triple j Unearthed!


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Brendan Maclean's Mardi Gras Pre-Party!

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Brendan Maclean's Mardi Gra...

"I am the sparkliest man in the country and these are the artists I’m shining my glorious gay light on!"


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Best new videos: February

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Best new videos: February

Banana sparklers, tennis court romance, jetty rap, office worker immolation and car park kisses. Those are just some of the scenes in the best new video clips from artists on triple j Unearthed.


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New in Reviews: 11 songs the triple j team are loving right now

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New in Reviews: 11 songs the tri...

To make it easier for you to find the best new tunes, we're gonna spotlight some of our current favourites every couple of weeks. Consider this your go-to for brand new music - cherry-picked recommendations from our ears to yours.


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If You Hate Kanye West...

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If You Hate Kanye West...

If you hate Kanye West – his rapping, his bravado, his rants, his fashion, the autotune, his anything - you’re about to hear from 5 emerging Australian hip hop artists who you might hate just as much.


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Get Smoochin' with Kyran and Gen!

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Get Smoochin' with Kyran an...

It's totes the time to be feeling all loved up, and we've hooked up with triple j weekend team Kyran and Gen for a special #GetSmoochin' playlist!


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Unearthed Forecast: Ones to Watch in 2016

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Unearthed Forecast: Ones to Watc...

Put away your weathervane: here's the Unearthed forecast of artists to watch in 2016.


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Best new videos: January

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Best new videos: January

Every month we watch hundreds of video clips from Unearthed artists. These are some of the best we saw in January.


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200-101: Unearthed Success Stories

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200-101: Unearthed Success Stories

triple j's second Hottest 100 was revealed over the weekend, and the countdown included a bunch of your favourite artists who uploaded their independent Australian music to triple j Unearthed in 2015. Aw yeah!


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Artists on Unearthed in the 2015 Hottest 100

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Artists on Unearthed in the 2015...

Yesterday’s Hottest 100 countdown was a massive one for Australian music, and an equally massive one for artists who’ve uploaded their independent Australian songs to triplejunearthed.com.


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Pump Up: Unearthed Workout Mix!

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Pump Up: Unearthed Workout Mix!

Remember the resolution you made in the early hours of Jan 1? Yeah. We're here to help you with that.


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Summer stunners: 5 songs you might have missed

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Summer stunners: 5 songs you mig...

Even if you’ve been having a lazy summer, you can rest assured that great new music uploaded to triplejunearthed.com never stops coming.


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The 9 Stages of Discovering New Music on triplejunearthed.com

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The 9 Stages of Discovering New ...

Finding your new favourite artist on triplejunearthed.com is a joy unlike any other.


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Here's what happens when you win a triple j Unearthed comp!

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Here's what happens when yo...

What's it actually like to win a triple j Unearthed comp? We handed Field Day comp winner Jess Kent the keys to our Instagram account and she took it for a spin to give you the inside scoop.


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Summer Mixtape Series: The Morning After

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Summer Mixtape Series: The Morni...

We asked some of our favourite up-n-comers for 30-minute all-Unearthed mixes to bookend the summer party season.


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Summer Mixtape Series: Party Starters

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Summer Mixtape Series: Party Sta...

We asked some of our favourite up-n-comers for 30-minute all-Unearthed mixes to bookend the summer party season.


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Driving Songs Mixtape: 2015!

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Driving Songs Mixtape: 2015!

We've teamed up again with the facebook-famous Queensland Police Service to deliver you another Driving Songs Mixtape.


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Staff Top 10's: 2015

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Staff Top 10's: 2015

triple j Unearthed staff unveil their own Top 10 lists for 2015.


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Year in Reviews: 2015

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Year in Reviews: 2015

The best, weirdest, funniest reviews on triplejunearthed.com this year.


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triple j Unearthed in 2015

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triple j Unearthed in 2015

What a year it's been for Australian Music. Check out some of our favourite stats and highlights from 2015 in one handy infographic.


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The 50 Most Played Artists on Unearthed in 2015

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The 50 Most Played Artists on Un...

Shout outs to the 50 Most Played artists on Unearthed Digital Radio in 2015!


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Is this the most versatile music maker on Unearthed?

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Is this the most versatile music...

Meet Connor Brooker, one of the best we got.


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Tired Lion win the 2015 Unearthed J Award!

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Tired Lion win the 2015 Unearthe...

HUGE CONGRATS to Tired Lion, our Unearthed J Award winner for 2015!


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Denni's Indigenous Ausmusic Month playlist

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Denni's Indigenous Ausmusic...

Our 2015/2016 Falls Marion Bay comp winner and proud Palawa songwriter Denni Proctor takes over the Unearthed ~airwaves~ from hometurf in Tasmania to play five of her favourite new Indigenous Australian artists.


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If you like Missy Higgins...

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If you like Missy Higgins...

This Thursday night, Double J are giving Missy Higgins the J Files treatment at 8PM. In celebration, we've decided to look back on her legacy as a treasured Australian songwriter, and identify five artists you might like if you like Missy Higgins.


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Meet the 2015 Unearthed J Award nominees!

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Meet the 2015 Unearthed J Award ...

Meet your Unearthed J Award nominees!


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triple j Unearthed ARIA Week showcase lineup announced!

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triple j Unearthed ARIA Week sho...

As part of Ausmusic Month, we're teaming up with ARIA Week to bring you our 2015 Unearthed ARIA Week showcase!


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Ok Sure wins Hermitude #HRMX competition!

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Ok Sure wins Hermitude #HRMX com...

You uploaded more than 700 remixes, and we've whittled down to five finalists. We're excited for you to meet 'em.


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Watch the winning triple j Unearthed NIDA comp videos!

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Watch the winning triple j Unear...

Earlier this year, we teamed up with NIDA to give six Unearthed artists the chance to make professional film clips with a bunch of the Institute's best film students. Now, we give you the results.


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Remix tips from Disclosure, SBTRKT, KLP and more!

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Remix tips from Disclosure, SBTR...

Remix tips from some of the world's best. What have you got to lose?


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Anger Management: Mental As on triple j Unearthed

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Anger Management: Mental As on t...

In amongst the best new heavy sounds from triple j Unearthed, Leah Sharman from the University of Queensland’s School of Psychology discusses her research on the healing qualities of metal music.


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Turn Up on triple j Unearthed

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Turn Up on triple j Unearthed

All electronic music, all weekend. Turn Up on triple j Unearthed!


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Hear Mosquito Coast's new song 'Commotion'

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Hear Mosquito Coast's new s...

Here it is! ‘Commotion’ is the new single from Mosquito Coast, your winners of Unearthed High in 2015.


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triple j Unearthed takes you to BIGSOUND!

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triple j Unearthed takes you to ...

We're hitting one of the nation's biggest Music conferences in Brisbane to scout out the best new live acts in the country and let you know who's creating the biggest buzz.


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If you like Tame Impala...

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If you like Tame Impala...

Like Tame Impala? You'll love these five artists who upload their tracks to triple j Unearthed.


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Mosquito Coast win Unearthed High 2015

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Mosquito Coast win Unearthed Hig...

And the winner of Unearthed High 2015 is...


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Meet your 2015 Unearthed High finalists!

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Meet your 2015 Unearthed High fi...

Shout outs to our 5 Unearthed High finalists for 2015!


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Meet Vallis Alps: from start to Splendour

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Meet Vallis Alps: from start to ...

Meet Vallis Alps, as we follow them from the start of their journey as a band to Splendour in the Grass.


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Unearthed High: Distinguished Achievers List 2015

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Unearthed High: Distinguished Ac...

Each year, we're blown away by the massive number of talented teens who upload their original music to our website during Unearthed High. Now, it's time for you to get to know some of them a little more personally.


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Unearthed High: What Do You Win??

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Unearthed High: What Do You Win??

So just what do you get if you win Unearthed High? We've made a pretty big addition to this year's prize.


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DENNI and Kuren collab for NAIDOC Week!

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DENNI and Kuren collab for NAIDO...

Earlier in the year, we spotlighted 5 new Indigenous Artists you need to know right now, and this week we've organised for two of those artists to collaborate on a brand new track for NAIDOC week.


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triple j Unearthed's 10 Quiet Achievers of 2015

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triple j Unearthed's 10 Qui...

Huge shout outs to some the excellent quiet achievers of triple j Unearthed.


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2015 Big Pineapple Festival wrap

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2015 Big Pineapple Festival wrap

We gave Unearthed Super User Kristy Barker a AAA pass to her hometown festival. Here's what Kritty saw and heard at Big Piney 2015:


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E.T. Boogie with Steph Hughes

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E.T. Boogie with Steph Hughes

Intrepid genre explorer Steph Hughes boards the starship to take you to some of the grooviest galaxies in the triple j Unearthed cosmos.


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5 new Indigenous artists you need to hear

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5 new Indigenous artists you nee...

To celebrate the launch of this year's Unearthed NIMAs competition and National Reconciliation Week, we've put together a little playlist of some of the most exciting Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island talent we've come across in the past 12 months.


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9 Songs for a Modern Day O.C. Soundtrack

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9 Songs for a Modern Day O.C. So...

Here at Unearthed, we've combined two great loves - new Australian music and the life and times of Orange County's richest - to make you a modern day mixtape for The O.C.


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If you like Chet Faker...

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If you like Chet Faker...

We've put together five Unearthed tracks that you should check out if you like Chet Faker. You’re in for some amazing vocal performances, crafty musicianship and hypnotic beats.


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FAR OUT on triple j Unearthed

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FAR OUT on triple j Unearthed

triple j Unearthed goes Far Out to celebrate the big fish in some of those smaller musical ponds.From bedrooms in Broome to smelly sharehouses in Newcastle, these are the best new sounds being made outside the “big smoke” across triple j and Unearthed.


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Gooch Palms SXSW Tour Diary

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Gooch Palms SXSW Tour Diary

Unearthed faves Gooch Palms are making you a Tour Diary as they take on #SXSW and move all their stuff to the States.


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triple j Unearthed's Small Festival Guide

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triple j Unearthed's Small ...

Summer festival season has come to a close, but the fun’s not over yet! Here’s our guide to the best ~small festivals~ you can get around this year.


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Girls to the front! International Women's Day on triple j Unearthed

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Girls to the front! Internationa...

Here at Unearthed, we're bringing #GirlsToTheFront by highlighting the amazing contributions to Australian music made by women.


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CORE - exploring the darkest corners of triple j Unearthed

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CORE - exploring the darkest cor...

triple j Unearthed's Damon Hughes is opening up the pit ahead of the Soundwave festival for |Core| - our new series exploring the darker corners of triplejunearthed.com.


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*Wanna Make Music? Start here!*

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*Wanna Make Music? Start here!*

Making music is one of the most fun and most rewarding creative pursuits you can probably ever undertake, but it can also be one of the most confusing. We're here to help with all the info you could ever need as a musician starting out.


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Summer Mixtape series on triple j Unearthed

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Summer Mixtape series on triple ...

Get up on our 2015 Summer Mixtape series!


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2014 on triple j Unearthed

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2014 on triple j Unearthed

Here's everything you need to know about 2014 on triple j Unearthed, all tied together in one handy infographic!


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Top 50 Most Played Artists on Unearthed Digital Radio in 2014

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Top 50 Most Played Artists on Un...

Our top 50 most played artists on Unearthed digital radio in 2014! *drum roll*


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The Dirt: Mastering

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The Dirt: Mastering

Rosie Beaton chats to mastering engineer, Andrew Edgson to uncover how you can get your music to reach its sonic potential.


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Meg Mac Wins Unearthed Artist of the Year

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Meg Mac Wins Unearthed Artist of...

A huge congrats goes out to 24-year-old Meg Mac, winnner of the J Award for Unearthed Artist of the Year!


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The Dirt: Venue Booking

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The Dirt: Venue Booking

We speak to Jake Snell from Monster, to get all the dirt on what it's like to be a venue booker in the Perth live music scene.


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Come to the triple j Unearthed ARIA Week party!

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Come to the triple j Unearthed A...

You’ll be treated to live sets by Kingswood, Meg Mac and L-FRESH The LION, as well as DJ sets by triple j’s own KLP and Matt & Alex. Plus, it’s FREE!


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Watch: the winning triple j Unearthed NIDA music videos

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Watch: the winning triple j Unea...

Check out the finished clips from this year's triple j Unearthed and NIDA music video competition winners.


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The Dirt: Lighting Design

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The Dirt: Lighting Design

We speak to lighting designer extraordinaire Eamon Barling to get you all the tips for top-level production.


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The Dirt: Crowdfunding

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The Dirt: Crowdfunding

Rosie talked to the founder and CEO of Pozible, as well as Tora, Twelve Foot Ninja and Microwave Jenny about their experiences with crowdfunding.


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The Dirt: Getting a Grant

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The Dirt: Getting a Grant

We talked to Paul Mason, Acting Executive Director of Arts Funding at The Australia Council about how you can apply for a grant to make music or tour your work.


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Meet our 2014 Unearthed High Finalists

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Meet our 2014 Unearthed High Fin...

More than 650 acts entered this year's Unearthed High competition, and these supremely talented six young artists are our 2014 finalists!


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The Dirt: Music Psychology

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The Dirt: Music Psychology

Tim Byron is a music writer and an academic in the area of music psychology, we spoke to him about why we like the songs we like.


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The Dirt: Sampling and Clearances

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The Dirt: Sampling and Clearances

Jake Stone from Music NSW and music industry lawyer Julia Kosky talk sampling: how to get permission, and how to source free samples.


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The Dirt: How To Score A Spot On A Festival Bill

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The Dirt: How To Score A Spot On...

Rosie Chats to Aidan McLaren, Co-Director of festivals The Hills Are Alive and NYE On The Hill.


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10 of the best Unearthed discoveries so far this year

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10 of the best Unearthed discove...

Six months and over 10,000 new track uploads into 2014 the triple j Unearthed team can safely say the quality of independent music being made in Australia this year is absolutely astounding. We’ve heard jaw-droppingly good sounds from all corners of the country but these ten discoveries totally take the cake.


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Genre babies! 5 brand new Unearthed genres born in 2014

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Genre babies! 5 brand new Uneart...

Rock? Heard that. Seapunk and Nintendocore? Fuhgeddaboudit! Here's 5 NEW Unearthed genres you need to hear.


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Ask a musician

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Ask a musician

What does it take to forge a career in music? Linda Marigliano from triple j finds out! Guests include Julian Hamilton from The Presets and singer Montaigne.


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Guide to Naming Your Band

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Guide to Naming Your Band

CHOOSING A KEWL BAND NAME IS DIFFICULT. LET US HELP YOU.


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The Dirt: Album Art and Band Merch

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The Dirt: Album Art and Band Merch

Designers and illustrators Sonny and Biddy from We Buy Your Kids discuss creating album art that stands out, and what makes strong merch.


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The Dirt: Live Music Photography

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The Dirt: Live Music Photography

Music photographer Kanye Lens discusses equipment, when to get that perfect shot, and how to capture the essence of a gig.


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Guide To PR And Management For Artists

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Guide To PR And Management For A...

We spoke to Claire Collins, owner of Bossy Music, an independent management and PR company, to learn all about publicity and management for artists.


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Guide To Being A Record Producer

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Guide To Being A Record Producer

Record producer Lachlan Mitchell discusses what you should look for in a producer, how one can help your band, plus heaps more.


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Indigenous Resources - Links

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Indigenous Resources - Links

triple j Unearthed is committed to encouraging and supporting Indigenous music. Here we have compiled a list of links that may be helpful for Indigenous musicians around the country. These include links to media outlets, training facilities, mentoring programs, grant providers, music festivals and other organisations that provide assistance to Indigenous musicians.


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A tribute to Kurt Cobain

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A tribute to Kurt Cobain

A quick browse through the influences section of the Unearthed website will show just how big an impact Nirvana and Kurt Cobain still have today.


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Welcome to the new site

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Welcome to the new site

Welcome to the new triplejunearthed.com! Find out more about the new features, get the brand new iOS or Android app and tell us what you think.


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Top 50 Most Played Artists on Digital Radio in 2013

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Top 50 Most Played Artists on Di...

As you’d expect from a station with tunes sourced from the wild melting pot of diversity that we call home here at triple j Unearthed, the final wash-up offers a little bit of everything including sweet slackerism, urgent garage punk and more brashly confident rappers than ever.


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Guide To Being A Booker

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Guide To Being A Booker

triple j Unearthed spoke to Andy Gumley (pictured being lovingly embraced by Dune Rats at Splendour), booker with Village Sounds to help you find out everything you need to know about the role of a booker, how they can help you as an artist, plus heaps more.


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Guide To Understanding APRA

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Guide To Understanding APRA

triple j Unearthed spoke to Greg Morrow from the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) to help you find out everything you need to know about how much and how often artists can earn royalties, how to register, and heaps more.


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Meet our 2013 Unearthed High Finalists

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Meet our 2013 Unearthed High Fin...

Congratulations to our six finalists!


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Guide To Underage Gigging

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Guide To Underage Gigging

Rosie Beaton spoke to Chris Zajko from Music NSW and Indent to tell you everything you need to know about lining up gigs when you're under 18.


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25 most played songs of 2013 so far

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25 most played songs of 2013 so far

We love this list. Not just because it shines the spotlight on the 25 most played tracks on triple j Unearthed radio so far in 2013, but also because it’s a great reflection of the diversity and stellar quality of music that comes through triplejunearthed.com.


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Legal Advice for Young Bands

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Legal Advice for Young Bands

Julian Hewitt is a music lover and music lawyer so we had Rosie Beaton pick his brain to uncover the traps young music makers should look out for so you don't end up in a legal pickle.


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50 most played artists on digital radio in 2012

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50 most played artists on digita...

triple j Unearthed has been spotlighting new Australian talent for years and 2012 marked the first calendar year of our fulltime digital radio station.


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Meet our 2012 Unearthed High Finalists

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Meet our 2012 Unearthed High Fin...

Congratulations to our six finalists!


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The Music Industry

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The Music Industry

Remember that while a manager, booking agent, publicist, publisher and/or record label can be vital for your success, it’s your work ethic that will always be the most important.


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TV, Films and Games

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TV, Films and Games

Pnau's music has been used in several ads and tv shows.


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Radio and Other Media

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Radio and Other Media

"Radio is not life or death for your music." - Kevin Mitchell, Jebediah


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Marketing Yourself

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Marketing Yourself

"Just because you've got 10000 online friends, doesn't mean you're going to sell 10000 records." - Josh Pyke


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Guide to Getting Gigs

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Guide to Getting Gigs

In the immortal words of Art vs Science, “Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse! But more importantly, gig, gig, gig! It's how you get better.”


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DIY Recording

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DIY Recording

"Use anything you can get your hands on." - Gotye


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The Art of Songwriting

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The Art of Songwriting

The good news (and the bad news) is there’s no right or wrong place to start a song.


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Josh Pyke talks High School bands

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Josh Pyke talks High School bands

Josh Pyke recently popped in to triple j for a chat with afternoon guest-hosts Veronica and Lewis.


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Band name DOs and DONTs

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Band name DOs and DONTs

After three years of Unearthing high school bands we've discovered a curse! Every winning band has so far has changed their name. We’re hoping this year by providing a few DOs and DONTs we may break the curse once and for all.


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Promoting Yourself

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Promoting Yourself

You've come so far so soon, young grasshopper, but there's still more to do, so it’s time to spread the word about your band.


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Gigging

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Gigging

Don’t think twice about it, playing live is crucial.


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Recording

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Recording

DIY recording is excellent for quick and cheap demos of your music.


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Songwriting

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Songwriting

Instead of trying to be a creative powerhouse straight off the bat, take it slowly and toy around with other peoples’ songs.


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Rehearsing

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Rehearsing

Rehearsing is important for all artists, but especially for a young band as it will give you the opportunity to refine your skills and become better acquainted with your new band members.


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Starting a Band

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Starting a Band

You’ve taken the first step and declared your intentions, but where do you go from here?


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The Doctor Knows Best

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The Doctor Knows Best

Starting a band is easy. Get some mates who play instruments or know their way around a computer, write some songs, become famous. It's pretty much that simple.


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Promo Badges

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Promo Badges

If you'd like to link to your Unearthed profile on other sites, give these banners a bash.


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Photo guide

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Photo guide

To get your profile page looking great you should upload your photo in this format.


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Studio Recording

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Studio Recording

No such thing as a free lunch – or is there?


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Recording Tips

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Recording Tips

DIY recording is excellent for quick and cheap demos of your music.


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Links To Music Industry Support Bodies

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Links To Music Industry Support ...

Information and resources for Australian independent artists.


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Making an mp3

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Making an mp3

An mp3 is a digital audio file format which is compressed but without losing too much quality. To get your music on Unearthed we need it in this format!


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