What is the Australian east coast listening to?

Matt Corke 22 July 2016 NEWS

Hilltop Hoods

Spotify users get The Buzz from Drinking From The Sun in HyperParadise.

As Aussies, we love our music. And according to Spotify, we love Aussie music. We analysed data from the Spotify interactive map "Musical Map: Cities of the World" and found some interesting takeaways.

Key findings

  • Hilltop Hoods, Hermitude and Ellie Drennan are the only artists who are represented in all three major east coast cities
  • Brisbanites are more likely to have similar tastes in the latest popular music
  • Electronic and hip hop music dominates the list. Only Violent Soho is representing rock
  • Aussies love to support their local talent
  • Ceres & Felix Riebl are two Melbourne-based artists gaining popularity in Sydney.
  • Felix Riebl is more popular in Sydney than in his hometown Melbourne
  • Slip-On Stereo is a Brisbane-based band with many people outside of Brisbane unfamiliar with their music.

Want to start listening?

The icons below let you listen directly on Spotify. If you're a Mac user click through to the iTunes store.

Artist Listen on Spotify Buy on iTunes
Illy - Tightrope Spotify Itunes
Ceres - Happy In Your Head Spotify Itunes
Client Liaison - World Of Our Love Spotify Itunes
Delta Goodrem - Enough Spotify Itunes
DOPE LEMON - Marinade Spotify Itunes
E^ST - Get Money! Spotify Itunes
Ellie Drennan - Hard Love Spotify Itunes
Emma Louise - West End Kids Spotify Itunes
Felix Riebl - Shadows Spotify Itunes
Hermitude - Vibration Spotify Itunes
Hilltop Hoods - 1955 Spotify Itunes
Illy - Papercuts Spotify Itunes
Kenton Slash Demon - Peace Spotify Itunes
LDRU - Keeping Score Spotify Itunes
Slip-On Stereo - Oceans Spotify Itunes
The Veronicas - In My Blood Spotify Itunes
LDRU - Next To You Spotify Itunes
Violent Soho - Like Soda Spotify Itunes

Data is based on assumptions made from Spotify Artist data and Australian Bureau of Statistics 2015.

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