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Live Review: The Blurst of Times, Saturday October 20 @ The Brightside/The Zoo

Saturday morning was rough. Having lost a battle between myself and a BYO Asian restaurant, the thought of The Blurst of Times that day was making me cringe from my sick bed. However, Coopers Red always comes in handy, and we were off to Fortitude Valley for the second year of the event. Whatever remnants […]

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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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Q&A: Dick Diver

The coolest new festival to hit the east coast kicks off this Saturday, and it is filled to the brim with unreal Australian acts. Headlined by Brisbane’s DZ Deathrays, the festival starts in Brisbane before heading to Melbourne and Sydney. One of the most anticipated sets comes from Melbourne’s Dick Diver, a four piece that […]

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Sugar Mountain first lineup announcement!

“HOLY SHIT,” sums up my not so eloquent reaction to the first announcement for the 2015 edition of Melbourne’s Sugar Mountain. Jam packed with stellar acts, this lineup is the curveball we’ve been waiting for! Headlining the event is the one and only Nas who will be performing the iconic Illmatic in full. They’ve also […]

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BIGSOUND 2014: Review

As PBD (Post BIGSOUND Depression) sets in heavier than expected (seriously, what are we meant to do now?!) two Scenewavers look back on the 48 hours that was, and try to narrow their time down to just five highlights each. Less than 12 months to go ’til next year, right?! Andrew 5. SAFIA One of […]

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Listen Out: Snakehips added to all dates

After YG‘s sudden cancellation, October festival Listen Out promised two new acts to fill the space… and they certainly have delivered with the first! UK outfit Snakehips are stepping up, and we could not be more thrilled! Their unique brand of house-meets-____ will hit all dates, with another act still to be announced! Snakehips is joined by Flume, Ta-Ku, Four Tet […]

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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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Giveaway: Double pass to the JBL Stage at BIGSOUND!

BIGSOUND is just around the corner, and we are EXCITED ABOUT THIS. Each year, the Brisbane event draws top national and international music industry talent for the three day music conference and myriad live gigs and other events. This year, long established masters of sound equipment JBL have announced a partnership with the event. The […]

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Stranded first lineup announcement

One of the main reasons I work full time is to fund my social life in Summer; with the slew of events on offer, we are almost spoiled for choice these days! Enter Stranded, the newest boutique festival to add to your calendar! Stranded is a series of boutique festivals, and will occur four times […]

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Meredith Music Festival lineup announcement

As usual, Meredith Music Festival has delivered the goods this year with their full lineup being announced! Once again, the eclectic and down right awesome bill offers something for everyone, over three days and two nights in December. The Victorian festival – which offers no clashes, BYO camping, no commercial sponsors and the infamous “No […]

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