Those Folk (Lawrence Menard and Clare Quinn) are an organically talented duo with the ability to insight pure happiness with their quirky harmonies and acoustic melodies. They were drawn together by the power of music on the streets of Edinburgh and have been inseparable since.
Maybeshewill's beautiful mix of post-rock, electronica and orchestral instruments has seen them steadily gain a passionate following throughout the instrumental rock world. Fresh off releasing their newest album Fair Youth and playing the ArcTanGent Festival, we managed to sneak a few questions through to them on their China leg of their Europe and Asia tour that sees them arrive in Australia this weekend.
Near the Alexandra Parade end of Brunswick St lies The Cider House . Featuring 15 independently produced local and international craft ciders on tap, along with over 40 bottled varieties to choose from and while the emphasis is on cider as the name suggests, there are craft beers, wine, spirits and cocktails on offer. The philosophy behind The Cider House is one of relaxed shared dining, where those with special dietary requirements, including vegan and gluten free can order directly from the menu and omnivores are also catered for. “No food envy” says co-owner Ben Day. “Everyone can co- exist in the one place.”
Ballarat is notorious for its gold rush heritage but lately the number of treasures discovered around town have been more so of the musical variety. Whilst APES have been turning heads thanks to their recent showcase at BIGSOUND, another upcoming band you need to keep an eye on is none other than Bel Air.
Not quite a follow-up but definitely a supplement to their monumental 2013 album The Catalyst Fire comes Stand Apart - a 25-minute EP from Brissy rockers Dead Letter Circus. But just how good is it? Dave Roberts delivers his verdict...
When Buck 65 isn’t writing evocative stories on his Facebook page, or collaborating with Belgian artist Joëlle Phuong Minh Lê as part of Bike For Three!, he is experiencing life to the fullest that he can. And that fullness consists of highs, and very deep lows at times too. He found this out to its full extent when recording his latest album Neverlove. He spoke to Philippe Perez ahead of his upcoming tour of Australia.
Johnny Took from DMA’s sat down for an interview with Larry at Brisbane's BIGSOUND earlier this month. He spoke about the upcoming trip to New York for CMJ, writing, recording, and 12 piece bands? Watch the interview here:
Melbourne indie outfit Lesiure Suite are back with their second single “Ease Away” and it is an absolute chiller. We had the pleasure of having these guys play at our 6th Birthday Party at The Workers Club only a few weeks ago and can you believe, it was actually their first live show as band?!
Letters Home is the latest theatrical work from Joe Lui. If you’ve been to a theatre production in Perth over the last few years, it’s likely you will have seen Lui’s name and face in a programme somewhere having worked as a director, writer and designer on a number of productions, including with his own company Renegade Productions. Letters Home however sees Lui taking centre stage for the first time.
Little May - fresh off their US singing to Capitol Records - have announced their debut headline tour that will amaze Australian audiences with live performances of their captivating and fan-loved tracks, as well as some as-yet-unreleased tracks from their debut self-titled EP, which will be released on October 10th.
Canadian quintet, Alvvays released their self titled debut album in July. The album is nine songs that conceal drunkenness, defeat and death in tungsten-tinted pop. Philippe Perez spoke to lead vocalist, Molly Rankin about recording with Chad VanGaalen, releasing cassettes and the potential for an Australian tour...
Larry sat down with Airling at Bigsound in Brisbane earlier this month and spoke about being home after a crazy tour schedule, recording an EP and an upcoming national headline tour...
The band of brothers from Sydney, Picture Perfect, have announced a Tour in support of their new single "I Know You Better"! The trios’ new EP "Well Alright!" is the product of three years of hard work gigging, writing, and recording.
Larry caught up with Lucianblomkamp at BIGSOUND earlier this month where they spoke about BIGSOUND firsts and the release of his debut LP last month. Lucianblomkamp also spoke about how he is heading to Iceland to play Airwaves festival after winning the Northern Lights competition which he "can’t believe is actually happening!". Watch the interview here: