Up and coming Aussie music makers to keep an eye out for


With so many amazingly talented Aussie bands out there, it’s pretty hard to pick out only ta handful as up and coming superstars but Matt Coyte, Editor-in-Chief at Rolling Stone Magazine Australia, had a crack for us.
Some you may have already heard, some you may have already seen live but be sure to keep an eye out for all of them in the future. And, if you see that they’re playing in your city, we’re sure they’d love for you to go down, say hi and show some support. Here at Matt’s Top Ten Aussie Bands to Watch:

The Preatures

Who: Gideon Bensen + Isabella Manfredi + Jack Moffitt + Thomas Champion + Luke Davison
What: Rock/Pop


Who: Jarrah McCleary + Cam Edwards + Trevor Davies + Lachlan West
What: Electronic/Pop

High Highs

Who: Jack Milas + Oli Chang
What: Electronic/Pop

Thelma Plum

Who: Thelma Plum
What: Roots

Abbe May

Who: Abbe May + Sam Ford + KT Rumble
What: Electronica/Doom Pop

Little Bastard

Who: Johnny Took + Matt Mason + Ed Rowe + Ross Tipper + Daniel D’Arcy + Trevor Davies + Liam Hoskins
What: Punk/String

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Who: Stu Mackenzie + Eric Moore + Michael Cavanagh + Lucas Skinner + Cook Craig + Joey Walker + Ambrose Kenny-Smit
What: Alternative/Punk

Dune Rats

Who: Danny Beusa + BC Deusa
What: Pop/Alternative


Who: Vanessa.V + Erica Evans + Rachelle Kennedy
What: Rock/Pop

Dylan Joel

Who: Dylan Joel
What: Hip Hop

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Any other band suggestions, hit the comment section below!


  1. mick Kennedy

    Cheers Rolling stones cheers Matt Coyte we love VALENTIINE

  2. What a Joke Australian

    Once you moved overseas I stopped buying you guys 40 years gone….Australian what a joke

  3. jones

    Just downloaded like half of these to my RDIO account

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