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Falls Festival: Second lineup announcement

It’s hard to believe after the first announcement, but this year’s Falls Festival just got a whole lot better! With general ticket sales about to be released, the legends already bringing us Alt-J, Glass Animals, SBTRKT, Jamie XX, Robyn and Royksopp and so many more have done it again with this latest addition! Leading the charge […]

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Live review: Fishing, June 5 @ The Basement

Sydney’s electronic duo Fishing, made up of Russell Fitzgibbon and Doug Wright, brought their A game for a sold out gig at Sydney’s The Basement for the launch of their long awaited album, Shy Glow. Joining them for the event were MELTY, Major Napier, and Polographia on support, and Champain Lyf DJs to round off […]

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Album review: Fishing ‘Shy Glow’

Words by Roger Ma It’s been a long time coming for Sydney electronic act Fishing to finally release a full length album. The duo consisting of beat makers Russell Fitzgibbon and Doug Wright have been around the local live music scene for quite a few years, and their ecstatic live shows have given them a […]

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Fatboy Slim – “Praise You” (Cloud Control Cover)

For the celebration of the upcoming International Record Store Day, Cloud Control has released an insane cover of Fatboy Slim’s “Praise You”. The whole idea stems from UK label Infectious Music, who is celebrating their fifth birthday with a compilation album – of which features other Aussie artists including The Temper Trap, Vance Joy and […]

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Interview: Cloud Control

Blue Mountains locals Cloud Control are currently touring the country in support of their acoustic album Dream Cave Unplugged. They’re performing a series of free gigs, comprised of minimalist renditions of songs from 2013’s Dream Cave. I spoke to frontman Alister Wright about the tour this morning, ahead of the band’s trip to Cairns. You’re three weeks into […]

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Cloud Control Release ‘Dream Cave’ Unplugged + Announce Massive National Tour!

Typical Cloud Control, always toying around with new and interesting ways of doing things – while you might say the unplugged idea has been around for a while, we haven’t seen a full album released like this in yonks! Anyway we think it’s a great idea, and the acoustic tunes have come out great. Stream on […]

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Cloud Control: Thurs, Sep 12 @ The Metro Theatre

Blue Mountains four-piece Cloud Control are easily one of my favourite Aussie bands at the moment. Their show at The Metro on Thursday was the final night on their national tour for new album Dream Cave, the highly acclaimed and seriously good follow up to 2011’s Bliss Release. We missed the first opening act Gang […]

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Cloud Control interview 2013

Interview: Cloud Control

Cloud Control took time out from their sound check before their show at The Tivoli in Brisbane to chat with Giffo about touring, MineCraft, Snapchat and theme music for a boxing Cloud Control bout!

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Weekly Playlist 97

I have to say, the Weekly Playlist is battaling to keep up with the releases at the moment, let’s not even talk about how we’re going to pick this year’s Hottest 100… That said, the 97th edition of the Weekly Playlist features new tracks from Los Porcos, MTNS, St Lucia, The Trouble With Templeton, Swim […]

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Brisbane Gig Guide: 19th to 25th August

Welcome back to the ultimate Brisbane Gig Guide. We’ve scoured the net to bring you the best bands playing in Brissie. Check back every Sunday for your weekly gigs! Weekly pick: Pluto Jonze. Touring his debut album Eject, this aussie indie popster is bringing his funky tunes to Alhambra on Thursday. The album is fully sung, […]

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