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The Smith Street Band, Joelistics and more heading for NYE on the Hill this year!

Just when you thought NYE on the Hill couldn't get any more rad, it goes and does just that! The festival which is already set to host the likes of Jackie Onassis, The Bennies, City Calm Down and more fantastic Australian bands, has announced another slew of amazing artists confirmed to head to 'The Farm', just outside Loch Village in Victoria this NYE.

the AU interview: Alex Sinclair and Jeremy Schiftan of Echo Drama (Melbourne)

The dynamism of Melbourne nine-piece, Echo Drama is a thing of wonder. A downright dreamy combination of traditional reggae and contemporary hip-hop and RnB will have you hooked within mere moments of your first listening. Fronted by the likes of the elusive boy/girl duo, Zimbabwean soul sensation, Thando Sikwila and emcee Alex Sinclair (affectionately labeled, Sinks) each bring their own unique flair to what is an already eclectic mix. Having dominated the stages of many Melbourne venues, we caught up with drummer and founder, Jeremy Schiftan and emcee Alex “Sinks” Sinclair to talk their upcoming show at Gig Goodbye To MS, band secrets and smooth sailing.

The Hills Are Alive announces full 2014 line up!

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The full line up for The Hills Are Alive 2014 has just been announced! The five new acts to join the line up are Papa Vs Pretty, Five Mile Town, Bad News Toilet, The Horns of Leroy and Franky Walnut.