As Sydney continues to drain and devour all the excellent events during March into Merivale, the AU are zoning in on a few of the most tempting.
SXSW Interactive conference hosted the SXSW Gaming Expo at the Palmer Events Centre. A large variety of video game developers were on hand to showcase their new games. Nintendo had the largest presence with the new Mario Kart 8 game with a real Go Kart track for expo attendees to try out. Also present were conference panels with industry leaders such as Microsoft Game Studios Chief Phil Spencer giving their views on the current state of the industry. Photos by Johnny Au.
Behemoth dance festival Future Music Festival stopped by Melbourne's Flemington Racecourse for a massive day of big beats and impressive visuals. Serena Ho was on site to capture all the action; and what action it was!
School night be damned, that wasn’t going to stop a bunch of punters to come along and check out some styled Aussie rock and roll tunes get cranked out. Both of the acts on the bill tonight have been critically recognised in the indigenous and mainstream music scene and both perform with an intensity and energy that befits such acclaim.
The annual Future Music Festival was held on a beautiful Sydney day at Randwick Racecourse. This is part two of our photo gallery featuring Phoenix, Rudimental, Deadmau5, Hardwell, Cut Copy, Tinie Tempah, Bauer, Eric Prydz, Tom Piper and Sven Varth
US post-rockers Caspian will be gracing our shores for the first time this year, so we took the opportunity to slide some questions to ask everything from the surprise album of the year to discussing the style of their latest output and what the band plans to do for its 10th anniversary.
The sun was smiling on one of Australia’s biggest travelling dance music festivals as it rolled into Sydney for yet another year of behemoth performances by the likes of Deadmau5, Pheonix, and Sven Vath.
Ernest Ellis released his highly-anticipated new record, Cold Desire last week. We caught up with him to have a chat and find out more about the new album; how it all came about; and whether or not we'll see him out on the road around the country in the coming months.
In part 2: The ArgyleXchange Festival starts its month long run, we take a look at The Crab Carnival, the culture festival Semi-Permanent releases its headliners, ASOS Africa gets launched, and so much more.
Pulp members Jarvis Cocker and Steve Mackey attended the world premiere red carpet of the documentary Pulp at Vimeo Theatre at SXSW. Photos by Johnny Au.
The Snowdroppers headline the opening night of The Roller Den at the Imperial Hotel in Erskineville, with Born Lion and more. Check out these photos from the night by Dan Turner:
As Autumn arrives the Zoo Twilights start to wind down for another year. In the penultimate show, Charles Bradley with support from Saskwatch put on a stellar performance. Carl Dziunka was on hand to capture the action.
We all wish life were more like a videogame; well at least a bright pixelated platformer with three extra lives, some special abilities, and a catchy theme song. ACMI did its best and from March 7-10th our wish came true. Though without a lot of the above videogame elements; instead, there was a lot of running, jumping, thrills, spills, and monsters.
The annual Future Music Festival was held on a beautiful Sydney day at Randwick Racecourse. This is part one of our photo gallery featuring Pharrell Williams, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tinie Timpah, Miracle, Naughty Boy & Netski. Photography by Pete Dovgan.
In This Issue: So this week it’s a little... big. Some massive announcements have just come through. Coldplay are releasing a new record, along with Band Of Skulls. Back on home soil Mia Dyson and a new Byron act Toy Boats are dropping new records. Back again overseas and Swedish pop singer Lykke Li is releasing a new one, and Lune is also dropping a record. Plus there’s tons more in here, so have a read!