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Walk Off The Earth ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’

It takes something pretty special to make the most over-played, over-hyped, over-Facebook-statused, and over-covered song sound refreshing and special, but Canadian band Walk Off The Earth have done just that with Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’. Their rendition is very faithful to the original, with one small difference: all five band members play using the same guitar. Have a look.

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Splendour In The Grass Day One Review

Returning to Splendour In The Grass this year felt like returning to a second home after a prolonged absence.

Everything was just the way I remembered it, from the amazing shops, the delicious food, the art installations, the campsite, the chilled atmosphere, the cool people, The Mango Hut, and of course the music. Just walking around the venue brought back so many great memories from last year.

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Kimbra Announces National Tour

Fresh from a killer set at Splendour In The Grass and a collaboration with the oh-so-hot-right-now Gotye, Kimbra has announced a national tour featuring her biggest venues yet in support of the release of her debut album, ‘Vows’, which is out 2nd of September.

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Gotye (Feat. Kimbra) ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’

Here’s the new track from Gotye, featuring none other than the always excellent Kimbra.

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Laneway Review

Yesterday, my favourite Australian one-day music festival, Laneway, returned to Melbourne. With a lineup boasting a wide variety of big international acts as well as a few nice surprises, and considering that the festival remained at the same excellent venue as last year (the Footscray Community Arts Centre), Laneway this year looked to be as close to a sure thing as you could possibly get.

And perhaps this is part of the reason why, looking back on my day, I am ever so slightly disappointed. However it’s probably only natural that the festival didn’t meet my lofty expectations after the absurdly good day I had last year, and all in all I still had a great day that was well worth the money, albeit scattered with a few let-downs.

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