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Festival review: Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

Sadly, the word pitchfork is no longer synonymous with the farm tool of old. Nowadays, depending on who you talk to, it’s either a finger on the pulse tool for discovering some new tunes, or the writings of a bunch of pretentious tools. Pitchfork have divided music-lovers’ opinions for years, but whether you love them […]

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Safia’s Favourite Tunes

Canberra trio Safia have had an incredibly impressive run so far this year. Soon to be headed out on their second national headline tour for the year, they’ve wooed crowds as the support for some pretty immense acts including Lorde, Disclosure and AlunaGeorge. Their cover of James Vincent McMorrow’s deliciously angelic Cavalier lit up the […]

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EP Review: The Kite String Tangle, ‘Vessel’

Words by Jack Bartlett Brisbane’s Danny Harley aka The Kite String Tangle has been in the media spotlight since last year, with breakout single Given the Chance placing in the top 20 of the 2013 Hottest 100. In turn, his debut EP Vessel quickly became one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and it […]

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EP Review: Fractures ‘Fractures’

Words by Kathleen Warren As Fractures, Melbourne artist Mark Zito has released an eight track self-titled EP that builds and breathes with effortless elegance. A slow burn that improves with each listening, Fractures is an atmospheric and melancholic work of electronic pop. With layers of warm tones and soupy vocals, Fractures bares vulnerabilities and draws […]

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Splendour in the Grass 2013 Lineup Announcement

The wait is over. The 2013 Splendour in the Grass lineup has finally been announced. I have to say that I’m not sure some of these names have sunk in yet, but first impressions are that it is pretty massive. The SITG crew released the lineup via a videolink this morning. Our favourite acts that […]

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The National Confirm Splendour in the Grass 2013 Appearance!

The National have confirmed that they will be playing the 2013 Splendour in the Grass, lead singer Matt Berninger told triple j today. This adds another massive name to the ever-growing list of confirmations. These include Cold War Kids, James Blake, The Polyphonic Spree and Airborne. Also looks like CHVRCHES, Jake Bugg, Of Monsters And […]

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Weekly Playlist 93

Weekly Playlist 93 features new music from Major Lazer, Young Wonder, The Knife, Theme Park, Big Scary, CHVRCHES, Josh Kumra, James Blake, and Atlas Genius. Major Lazer – Jessica (ft. Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend) A fresh new LP by Major Lazer (aka Diplo) with this track featuring Vampire Weekend lead man. A floating track […]

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James Blake Announces Splendour 2013 Plans

James Blake has announced that he will be trekking back to our shores this July to play Splendour in the Grass 2013. If his absolutely headmental 2011 Splendour set is anything to go by, he is sure to keep punters happy with a punishing bass wobble and a blistering vocal delivery. With The Polyphonic Spree […]

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James Blake Announces Sydney and Melbourne Shows

James Blake’s once again venturing down under, however this time, only to Sydney and Melbourne. It’s gutting for the Brisbane James Blake fans, but I guess we’re just not quite indie enough. Hopefully Splendour 2013 can deliver the goods. For those lucky folk down in Sydney and Melbourne, JB will be playing the following dates: […]

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Weekly Playlist 90

Weekly Playlist 90 features Phoenix, James Blake, Palma Violets, Foxygen, The Postal Service, Foals, Pond and Lord Huron Phoenix – Entertainment Newie from Phoenix, and they pick up right where they left off after Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. Love the synth! James Blake – Retrograde Loving the direction he’s gone in. Have missed him and with […]

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