As far as first artist announcements go, the first reveal for the 2013 Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit is a pretty huge one. The three day festival taking place in Asheville, North Carolina, celebrates innovative music and arts in presenting a series of panels, interactive experiences, installations and exhibitions as well as a run of live music performances from some of the best in the genre.
In this weeks album news we’ve got a massive bunch of goodies. Disclosure have announced their debut is on the way, Bernard Fanning filled in the missing gaps he left out of his teaser last week, Melbourne’s Vaudeville Smash revealed they’ve got a newie on the way, plus there’s a heap more of sweet announcements. Happy Friday!
UK electronic outfit Disclosure was one of the featured artists on Pitchfork's showcase at 1100 Warehouse for SXSW. Photos by Johnny Au
Will they or won’t they? While we will never be sure who is playing a festival until the promoters actually release a line-up, it’s always fun to speculate and throw around any rumours that come up. The next big festival yet to announce their line-up is Splendour In The Grass. With the line-ups for Primavera, Summersonic and Coachella festivals already out there, it’s time to salivate over who will may (or have already actually confirmed) continue down here fore Australia’s premier winter festival.
Perth boys Tame Impala are just one of the many amazing acts set to perform at this year's Open'r Festival! From July 3 through to July 6, Gdynia in Poland will be hosting a slew of international music talent, fuelling rumours of possible performances by certain acts *coughBlurcough* at a certain Australian festival *coughSplendourcough*.
Adelaide heated up as a slew of local and international artists swept through the city for the Summadayze Festival on New Year's Eve 2012. Mark Davies was there for the AU and brings you the following party snaps!
Ah, Field Day; the party that started the shift in New Years Day reveling returns for another year to claim its mantle. Now in its 11th year, it’s amazing to see how the festival has grown through trends and now a whole new generation of partiers. Fluro, Nu Rave, Breaks, Dubstep – even the garage rock fad; every trend over the last decade has seen its fair share of the Domain’s green field.
Pictured: The Vaccines.
Want to start your 2013 off with a bang? Sydney is going to be holding one hell of a party when Field Day hosts some epic artists on New Year's Day! With more acts to be announced the Field Day line up looks set to bring some of the best in indie, dance and pop music to The Domain in 2013.
TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB
TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS
MARK RONSON (DJ Set)
Summadayze has been rcognised as one of the country's best NYE festivals and it isn't hard to see why. Year after year, the festival has brought some of the best international acts to Australia and has provided the opportunity for some brilliant local talent to do their thing on stages across the country, to some of the biggest festival crowds Australia has been known to produce.
A huge list of releases this week with some much anticipated albums and popular artists in the mix including UK band The Vaccines, The XX, Periphery, Dntel and a live DVD from Danko Jones. Local releases include Sophie Koh, Wooshie and Expatriate.