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Review: Falls Festival 2015/16 @ Byron Bay

Over the years I’ve found plenty of cracking ways to bring in the New Year but I feel confident in saying that Falls Festival has always been the best. Having been warned of the sweltering heat beating down on the tents at 5am in Byron Bay during the stinkers that the festive period tends to […]

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Falls Festival Lorne SELLS OUT!

The 23rd edition of The Falls Music & Arts Festival in Lorne sold-out quick smart today! The event is once again getting ready to play host to thousands of their best buds, including special guests Foals, Bloc Party, Disclosure, Courtney Barnett, Hilltop Hoods, Kurt Vile & The Violators, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Django Django and many […]

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Golden Plains Nine line up announced!

The illustrious Golden Plains is back for their ninth, yes – ninth, turn at taking over the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre in 2015. This in itself is a huge feat for a festival that has never compromised their beliefs and values (BYO, no commercial sponsors, no dickheads, one stage etc), but their first lineup announcement is […]

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Live Review: Courtney Barnett, October 11 @ The Zoo

Whether the label of ‘slacker rock’ can be appropriately slapped on to Courtney Barnett’s music, is up for debate; the woman herself, however, is anything but a slacker. She hit Brisbane Saturday night following four sold out shows in Melbourne the week prior. Impressive, considering the only thing most slackers do four nights in a […]

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Raising the Bar-nett: Three Reasons Why People Raved About Courtney Barnett at Splendour in the Grass 2014

I was met with a swift “fuck off” from friends the Sunday morning of this year’s Splendour in the Grass when I announced my intentions for that afternoon.  The clash between indie-pop quartet Grouplove — a regular feature on any good “Beach” or “Summah” playlist, and the shoegazing, slacker-rocking, all-round Aussie hero that is Courtney […]

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