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Bluejuice Interview

I had a chat to Jamie from Bluejuice following the release of their third studio album ‘Company’ and in the lead up to yet another ‘Sizzling’ tour from the guys as well as their appearance at the Big Day Out festivals.

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Big Day Out Sideshows

While I wasn’t personally a big fan of the Big Day Out lineup this year, and can’t really see myself braving that crowd again, there are definitely a few bands I would quite like to see at headline shows. With that in mind, here’s a bunch of Big Day Out sideshows that were just announced for Melbourne.

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Big Day Out Lineup Dissected

By now you’ve probably heard the first announcement of the Big Day Out 2012 lineup. It’s not to my personal taste, and that’s fine, it was probably never really going to be. What is of more concern however it just how much of the lineup thus far consists of regurgitated acts who tour Australia every other year. Just how boring, safe, and predictable is this lineup? Let’s take a look.

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Jinja Safari Interview

It’s been an eventful year for Sydney band Jinja Safari so far. Not only have they steadily released tracks from their second EP for free online, but they’ve also sold out shows on a national headline tour, played at the Big Day Out in Sydney, and graced the main stage of Splendour In The Grass. I had a brief chat with one of the band’s two ‘harmonizing frontmen and multi-instrumentalists’, Marcus.

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Second Sydney Big Day Out Review

“It almost feels like home.”

I wasn’t planning on going to the Big Day Out this year when I first saw the lineup. And I certainly could have never predicted that I would end up going to the Big Day Out in Sydney. However the stars aligned and the circumstances arose where I simply had to.

And I had a great time. In fact, I had a much better time than I was expecting. A sweltering day caused a lot of discomfort, and I maintain that the lineup was far from great, but ultimately all that matters is that it was a whole lot of fun.

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Big Day Out Lineup Announced

In my opinion this is a really horrid lineup. Tool Rammstein Iggy And The Stooges Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77 Lupe Fiasco Grinderman Primal Scream Screamadelica Live Deftones The Black Keys Andrew W.K The Jim Jones Revue Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros M.I.A LCD Soundsystem Booka Shade Die Antwoord Vitalic CSS Plan B Ratatat […]

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