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Album Review: Bear’s Den – ‘Islands’

Putting pen to paper on the debut record by Bear’s Den comes naturally, as my introduction to them was during an amazing little festival in London. A band that replicates their sound perfectly live (and some more) they have delivered Islands, which is a fulfilling, multidimensional record resonating all things folk pop. The opening number has the distinct […]

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Le-hiboo acoustics: Wild Beasts, Local Natives, Menomena and more

Another brilliant set of acoustics from another fantastic Parisian acoustic film blog.

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Possible Splendour In The Grass Setlists

If you’re as excited about Splendour as I am then you should get a kick out of this. I’ve been searching the internet for some setlists from recent festivals that my favourite splendour bands have played. Below is a list (in order) of what you can expect to hear from each of the bands, hope […]

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8 Awesome cover songs and their originals

Over time hit songs seem to be recycled by anyone and everyone in the form of a cover. Some butcher a brilliant track, while others have the uncanny knack of ‘making it their own’ (apologies for borrowing an overused Australian Idol cliché). We’ve decided to pick out a few of the lesser known covers, or […]

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Splendour In The Grass 2010 Lineup Revealed!!

For all things Splendour In The Grass, head over to our dedicated Splendour In The Grass page now! This years Splendour In The Grass is the most insane lineup to hit our shores… ever! Here it is… now it’s time to get excited!!!

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Weekly Playlist 15

Week Fifteen Playlist. Features Montpelier, Yeasayer, Delphic, Efterklang, Tim and Jean and Mumford And Sons.

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REVIEW: Brisbane Laneway Festival

Five and a half thousand punters turned out to the Brisbane Laneway Festival on Friday afternoon and were treated to amazing performances by some of the best local and international indie acts this summer. The close proximity of the three stages made it very easy to get around. The festival vibe was chilled, providing a […]

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St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Brisbane

Only one day to go until one of the most anticipated festivals of summer! With my ticket arriving in the mail at the start of the week I could finally rest easy knowing that come Friday I’d be bombarded with sounds from some of the most popular bands of the moment. Fresh from their Hottest […]

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10 to 6: Top Albums of 2009

10. Miike Snow – Miike Snow Animal was awesome. After writing for so many other chart topping artists, Miike Snow’s release was always bound to be a pop-tastic experience, and Andrew Wyatt, Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg delivered. Standout track: Animal

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Triple J Hottest 100

As you are all probably aware, voting has opened for the annual Triple J Hottest 100. The exhaustive list presents the best songs from the past year, making life extremely difficult when faced with the prospect of choosing only 10 tracks! So here goes…

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