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Joey Bada$$ covers Prince for Triple J’s ‘Like A Version’

Joey Bada$$ took a leap of faith when he decided to reinterpret Prince’s iconic 1984 track ‘When Doves Cry.’ Recorded for triple j’s “Like A Version” this morning, Joey puts his own spin on the ’80s hit with ‘When Thugs Cry,’ adding new verses accompanied by the Purple Rain artist’s legendary hook.

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Ta-ku x Wafia Gave Us The Feels This Friday Morning

Following up the recent release of their ultra soothing, collaborative EP (m)edian, multifacted talents Ta-ku and Wafia took to the studios of triple j to perform something special for “Like a Version” with a special stripped back version of their single ‘Love Somebody’ and a cover of a 90s classic.

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The Splendour in the Grass Line-Up For 2016 Is Here!

This year’s Splendour In The Grass line-up has been announced and it’s a year that shows a handful of significant comebacks.

Long-missed Australian outfit The Avalanches, responsible for “Since I Left You” will play together live for the first time in years. International headliners include The Strokes, The Cure, James Blake, Sigur Ros, The Kills and At the Drive-In. Click the pic for the entire line-up and get ready to be excited!

The dates this year are July 22–24, and it will again be held at the North Byron Parklands.

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Sarah Blasko Covers A Chilling David Bowie Song for Like A Version

Today marked triple j’s first ‘Like A Version’ of 2016 and with Sarah Blasko covering the late David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars’ it was bound to be a heartfelt one, that will surely have you reaching for some tissues.

She also sang a live version of her new single, I’d Be Lost.

Both are worthy of being viewed.

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Childish Gambino Covers An R&B Classic for Like A Version

Is there anything Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino can’t do? This guy is a multi-talented rapper, singer, actor, writer, comedian… he’s been nominated for two Grammy awards, and even wrote some episodes of 30 Rock. And now, for triple j’s “Like A Version” series, he’s covered the seductive R&B classic “So Into You” by Tamia, staying close to the original.

Check out his version.

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Nina Las Vegas Presents the Third International Edition

Aussie party starter Nina Las Vegas has just announced her NLV Presents International Edition tour, and she’s bringing some hot electronic talent along for the ride.

Featuring LA’s Djemba Djemba and London’s Mssingno and DK Monki, it should be clear that you’ll be in for a treat. Hit the link to find out all the details of the tour.

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Chet Faker Is Tryna Make You ‘Bend’

Hottest 100 champion Chet Faker unveiled a brand new song yesterday, debuting ‘Bend’ – a song that everyone is claiming as “new”, but really is an unreleased track from his award winning debut album Built On Glass. Either way, it’s a win for us!

Oh, he’s also announced a few Australian tour dates for this October and November. Click on to find out all the details.

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