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Gig Review: Pinback @ The Corner Hotel, 21st August

Playing to an under-capacity crowd on a Sunday night cannot be an easy thing to do. But, for Pinback’s recent show at the Corner Hotel, what the crowd lacked in size they made up for with enthusiasm, obvious love for the band, and appreciation of good music. Combined with Pinback’s unique take on rock music, this made for a very enjoyable and very memorable gig.

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Gig Review: Grouplove @ The Corner Hotel, 2nd August

Rarely do you get a band whose name so perfectly encapsulates everything that they are about as Los Angeles’ Grouplove. Their music is nothing short of brilliant, but yet it really is their energy and obvious love for one another and for their fans that make Grouplove’s live shows so very amazing. And they demonstrated this beautifully last night at the Corner Hotel for their Melbourne Splendour sideshow.

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The Tallest Man On Earth Australian Tour

FINALLY. Sweden’s The Tallest Man On Earth has announced that he will be touring Australia in October of this year, for only the second time in his career.

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Young The Giant ‘My Body’

This Californian five-piece are something rather awesome. They write the kind of melody-driven rock music that just seems destined for stadiums, infused with so much energy and passion that to listen to it at any volume below maximum seems like you’re doing the band a disservice.

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Grouplove Interview

LA outfit Grouplove are one of the hottest new bands going around right now, and have already garnered a huge following in Australia despite having released just the one EP, thanks in no small part to the insanely catchy and likeable single Colours. I had a chat with Hannah Hooper from the band ahead of their appearance at Splendour In The Grass and accompanying first ever Australian tour.

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