What is the Australian East Coast Listening to?

Matt Corke 22 July 2016

Hilltop Hoods

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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.

ArtistListen on SpotifyBuy on iTunes
Illy - TightropeSpotifyItunes
Ceres - Happy In Your HeadSpotifyItunes
Client Liaison - World Of Our LoveSpotifyItunes
Delta Goodrem - EnoughSpotifyItunes
DOPE LEMON - MarinadeSpotifyItunes
E^ST - Get Money!SpotifyItunes
Ellie Drennan - Hard LoveSpotifyItunes
Emma Louise - West End KidsSpotifyItunes
Felix Riebl - ShadowsSpotifyItunes
Hermitude - VibrationSpotifyItunes
Hilltop Hoods - 1955SpotifyItunes
Illy - PapercutsSpotifyItunes
Kenton Slash Demon - PeaceSpotifyItunes
LDRU - Keeping ScoreSpotifyItunes
Slip-On Stereo - OceansSpotifyItunes
The Veronicas - In My BloodSpotifyItunes
LDRU - Next To YouSpotifyItunes
Violent Soho - Like SodaSpotifyItunes

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

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