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Tag Archives: the hifi

Last Minute Bright Eyes Sideshow

In a truly surprising move that is indicative of the complete lack of competent organisation of Harvest sideshows, Bright Eyes have announced that they will be playing a Melbourne sideshow a mere two weeks before hitting our shores. This is great news for fans of the band that can’t make it to the festival, given that this is heavily rumoured to be Bright Eyes’ last Australian tour.

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Gig Review: Foster The People @ The HiFi, 27th July

This review is going to be a bit different to usual, which probably just means that it’s going to be short enough so that you might actually finish it. I didn’t have a chance to write up Fotser The People’s Splendour sideshow before heading to Splendour itself, and now all my music brain space has been taken up by memories of the festival. But I’ll do my best anyway, because it was a show that deserves a writeup.

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Gig Review: Art Vs Science @ The HiFi Bar, 27th August

“I’ve never seen so many people party so hard for the whole gig” – Dan Mac On Friday night, Art Vs Science absolutely blew the roof off the HiFi in what was one of the most intense gigs I have ever been to. Before they took to the stage however, there were some top notch […]

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Gig Review: Children Collide @ The HiFi Bar, 13th June

No photos of the show, my phone was out of battery. I’ve seen Children Collide live quite a few times, and each time they just seem to get better and better. They’re an interesting band for me- although I like their studio stuff I by no means love it, but live they are truly impressive […]

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More Splendour Sideshows

Since I posted my Splendour Sideshows Guide and subsequent updates (1,2), even more sideshows have been announced, as most international bands playing Splendour are deciding to drop by Melbourne as well. Of particular note are: Delphic, Sunday 1st August @ The Corner Hotel, $35 The Drums, Monday 2nd August @ The East Brunswick Club, $38.50 […]

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Splendour Sideshows Guide

So tickets to Splendour have come and gone, and if you missed out (or even if you didn’t), you’re probably going to be interested in hitting up a few sideshows. The problem of course is that the Splendour lineup was so full of amazing international artists that it’s going to be hard picking just a […]

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