With what must have been hundreds of performances over three days on more than eight stages, Chicago's iconic Lollapalooza festival has its fair share of eclectism and choice for all attendees. And alongside the big names - from Paul McCartney to Metallica - there are plenty of unknowns too. Emerging local, national and international artists who the festival wants to give you the chance to discover. Our following feature runs through a couple of our own favourite discoveries at the festival, alongside our favourite performances from the bands we already know.
US celebrity chef Rachael Ray held her annual Rachael Ray's Feedback SXSW music showcase at Stubb's BBQ. In addition to the delicious food (tacos, sausage in blanket, sliders and sweet corn salad was on the menu) we had fantastic music from the likes of The Cringe, Big Data, Delta Spirit, The Districts, Scott Weiland And The Wildabouts, Raekwon and Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros (pictured above). Johnny Au was there to sample the food and bring us these pictures.
For the 8th consecutive year, Rachael Ray's Feedback Party took over Stubb's BBQ for the final afternoon of SXSW, seeing a mix of bands from around the world play across three stages, while four Rachael Ray recipes (which you can see HERE), were enjoyed by the masses (you have to try the tacos!) - some of whom had lined up since the early hours of the morning to get their position in what has become one of the most popular and anticipated events of SXSW each and every year.
A hot and steamy interview with Delta Spirit at the 2013 Sydney Big Day Out. We chat about their move from California to New York, the Australian Open, Shark Tank diving, Surfing, their time in Australia, playing the Big Day Out and more!
Pictured: Vampire Weekend.
This week sees a slew of announcements from both international and local artists alike. From the highly anticipated albums; The Presets, Justice and Oh Mercy to the extremely controversial (Here's looking at you Amity), if there's an album coming out soon, here is where you'll find out about it.
Friday night at One Movement Festival saw me heading to the showcase organised by indie label Dew Process.
Ahead of their Australian tour with Ben Kweller, Larry Heath has a chat to the lead singer of San Diego's Delta Spirit, Matthew Vasquez.