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Splendour In The Grass Day Three Review

The final day of Splendour In The Grass is always bittersweet. But the Day Three timetable provided the prefect antidote to our premature feelings of loss, especially since it necessitated constantly moving between the three stages and deciding on a whole range of clashes. This was easily the busiest day of the festival for me, and even looking back now the amount of quality music I witnessed seems almost absurd.

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Meet The Former Busker Who Is Opening For James Blake

Marques Toliver has a back story that sounds like it was plucked form a work of fiction. Born in South Daytona, Marques moved to New York to study music and start busking. And he’s a video of him doing the latter, from a random passerby who was captivated by his sound, uploaded nearly two years ago.

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Cajun Dance Party

So I’ve been posting quite a lot about smaller Australian bands lately, so I figured I’d try something a bit different and look at a more established international act that are perhaps a bit underapprecaited. Cajun Dance Party is one such artist. Firstly to get the obvious done with straight away, they sound one hell […]

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You Have To Hear: New Arcade Fire Songs

Well, kind of. These are very short previews of the songs featured on the upcoming 12″ single from Arcade Fire. Apparently the 12″ will be released on June the 1st, and an album will follow shortly, but very little is confirmed at the moment (we don’t even know the name). I simply cannot wait. Via […]

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Cloud Control Do Like A Version

To celebrate the release of their debut album, ‘Bliss Release’, Cloud Control dropped intro Triple J studios last week to perform a stripped back version of their song Gold Canary as well as a cover of Kid Cudi’s Pursuit Of Happiness. Both were of course great. I’ve got the album on pre-order and it should […]

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Splendour Sideshows Aftermath

This morning the interwebs went crazy as hipsters everywhere tried to secure tickets to as many Splednour sideshows as possible. The aftermath is that, after only a few hours of the tickets being on sale, a few shows have already sold out: Foals @ The HiFi on the 27th of July sold out, a second […]

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