A new study carried out in Australia has found that the presence of police at music festivals can lead some attendees to "panic overdose", by consuming all their drugs prior to entering the site.
Alison Wonderland has shared a new single.
Titled 'Bad Things', the new track from the Australian DJ/producer is her first release in 2020, following collaborations with phem and Chet Porter earlier this year.
The single has also been released alongside dream-like visuals. Directed by Peter Donaghy and produced by Satien Mahta, the video features the producer set against a warped backdrop of California landscapes, with glitching graphics to match the track's trippy ambience.
You can check out 'Bad Things', which is out now, below.
Pendulum have released their first new music in ten years.
Earlier this week, two new Pendulum tracks, 'Driver' and 'Nothing For Free', were premiered on Triple J's breakfast show and Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1. Today, Friday 18th September, the Australian outfit has announced that the two singles are available via Earstorm Rercords for fans to stream in full.
Clubs have reopened in Perth with minimal social distancing measures.
Clubs in the Western Australian city of Perth have been able to reopen this last weekend, as the state moves into the fourth phase of reopening following the coronavirus pandemic. A two-square-metre rule — which requires venues to provide two square metres of floor space per person at a minimum — remains in place.
On July 18th, the two-square-metre rule will be dropped completely, although clubbers will still be encouraged to keep their distance from others.
The Avalanches and Jamie xx will play at a one-off climate change benefit concert.
The event, ‘No Coal Zone’, will take place at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion on Saturday 14th March. Jamie xx will headline the event, accompanied by performances from The Avalanches, Midnight Juggernauts, Ptwiggs and the Heaps Gay crew.
Alison Wonderland and Said The Sky are working on a collaboration together.
The Australian artist, who was the highest climber in DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs Poll in 2019, tweeted on Tuesday 25th February saying, "said the sky is recording a piano outro for one of my songs and I'm gonna play cello along to it", the tweet continues, "This is why being a music nerd is cool".
It's been a while since we've heard new material from Alison Wonderland, who performs with a cello in her live shows, as well as Colorado producer and pianist Said the Sky, who plays piano in Illenium's band.
The Chemical Brothers and RÜFÜS DU SOL will stream live concert screenings for the ongoing Australian Bushfire Relief efforts.
Taking place in two Australian cities for one night only, fans of the two electronic groups will be able to watch RÜFÜS DU SOL's 'Live From Joshua Tree', and The Chem Bros' 'Don't Think', at the Sydney Randwick Ritz and Melbourne IMAX respectively.
All proceeds raised from the two events will be donated to the Australian Red Cross bush fire relief appeal.
A charity night is set to take place at Hackney Wick's The Yard on Saturday 1st February: 'Smoked Out: A Bushfire Relief Fundraiser'.
All ticket proceeds are going directly to relief from the Australian bushfires, via the RSPCA National Bushfire Appeal and grassroots organisation, Firesticks, which provides "Indigenous leadership, advocacy and action to protect sacred land through cultural land and fire management practices".
Rob Swire of Pendulum has teased forthcoming music from the band on his Instagram.
The Australian drum & bass outfit haven't released any new material since 2011. Last summer, when they were announced to replace The Prodigy at London festival South West Four, the festival said fans could expect "brand new Pendulum music from their forthcoming EP series and album."
DJ Plead has shared a new three-track EP via Bandcamp to raise money for the Australia bushfire crisis.
The Melbourne-based producer has said that all proceeds from sales of the EP will go to supporting those across south east Australia who've been affected by the fires, with the money to be split between the First Nations Fire Relief Fund, NSW Rural Fire Service and the Victorian Bushfire Disaster Appeal.