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Splendour In The Grass Day Two Review

While Day One of Splendour In The Grass had been full to the brim with amazing music, timetable clashes, and rushing between stages with very little down time, Day Two for me was much more relaxed. I do think there were perhaps a few timetabling issues that could have been handled better, but ultimately this was just a personal preference thing: there wasn’t a whole heap of music I wanted to see during Day Two. It certainly wasn’t a bad thing, as it allowed for time to fully explore the festival grounds and really take in the atmosphere.

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Gig Review: The National @ The Palais, 10th January

Last night I was lucky enough to see my favourite band live for the second night in a row. Although the experience for me was completely different, seated in the balcony instead of right at the front of the Stalls, there were many similarities between both shows. Because of this, I’m going to try writing […]

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Gig Review: The National @ The Palais, 9th January

One runs out of adjectives to describe Brooklyn’s The National after a while. Their music is simultaneously brooding, emotional, uplifting, dark, restrained, and electrifying. However the one word that sticks with me is ‘majestic’. And last night, The National put on a show at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre that was majestic in every possible sense of the word, and will go down as my favourite gig to date.

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