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GORGON CITY

Festival Review: Future Music Festival - Flemmington Racecourse, Melbourne (08.03.15)


Image captured by Perrie Cassie

In the wake of a year that should best be remembered as the festival killer, the management at Future Music must have at least been a bit anxious. Big Day Out was forced to skip the year due to losses, Soundwave Fest were forced to cut out not one but two whole cities from their line–up, and death was swift for the likes of Pyramid Rock, Harvest Fest and even Future Music Asia. Combine that with the fact that they had banked most of their money on one [non-recycled] major headliner who, despite having the draw of this being their first Australian tour, hadn’t released a full length album since mid–2013. So when Drake released his newest mixtape If You’re Reading this it’s Too Late, the festival probably saw it as much of a godsend as his fans did. But can a festival survive with one single [non-recycled] headliner?

Festival Review: Future Music Festival, Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane (07.03.15)

Future Music Festival has returned to Brisbane as part of its 2015 circuit. This year the big three were The Prodigy, who are busy sorting out a new album for this year, while serving hard rave and jungle style beats in the live arena. Then there was Avicii, the name everyone knows and finally the heartthrob of the lineup, Drake, who came all the way from Toronto to accost the hearts of Aussie girls everywhere.

Future Music Festival Asia's Singapore Phase One Lineup & Venue Details Announced

Southeast Asia's largest music festival, Future Music Festival Asia is set to hit Singapore's Changi Exhibition Centre from March 13 - 14 in 2015. So far Avicii, The Prodigy, Afrojack, Fatboy Slim and top the bill, alongside a huge list of other big names - and this is just the first announcement.

Future Music Festival 2015 lineup drops, with Drake, Avicii and The Prodigy to headline!

Well, the Future Music Festival has gone and done it. The national festival which will has become synonymous with loose times and a great range of acts to spend a hot summer day and night with, has just dropped its line up for 2015 and if you're a fan of a certain Canadian rapper and/or Degrassi: The Next Generation, you're gonna love this one.

Album News Weekly: 19th August 2014

In This Issue: Nice issue this week. Some guy from Perth called Troye Sivan is pretty much taking over the world, Diana Krall is releasing a new record, Kingswood have an album coming out, so do Gorgon City. There's also a nice big lot of local talent in here, so check it out! There's free pizza inside. (DISCLAIMER: Album News contains no pizza).

Album Review: Gorgon City - Ready For Your Love (2014 EP)

Gorgon City are a deep [house] sensation for those willing to sit down and be lost in the trance. This force fueled by the North London duo, producers Kye "Foamo" Gibbon and Matt "RackNRuin" Scott, has been slowly but surely growing since 2012. As a follow up from their successful track "Real", it seems appropriate that the next sensation be called Ready For Your Love. If you want to get keen for these guys’ set at Future Music Festival, then this remix EP is the right set of tunes and jams for you.

the AU interview: Kye Gibbon (Foamo) of Gorgon City (UK) talks Future Music Festival

We catch up with Kye Gibbon - aka Foamo, one half of UK duo Gorgon City duo to chat about their recent Australian tour, Thom Yorke and summer tunes. Polished, powerful and party-minded, the duo produce a sound inspired by the endless groove possibilities when house, garage, bass and jungle are all thrown into the mixing pot.

Photo Gallery: Rudimental + Gorgon City - Enmore Theatre (24.09.13)

British electronic quartet Rudimental played to a sold out Enmore Theatre last night. Supported by Gorgon City.
Photos by Johnny Au
Rudimental returns to Australia in March 2014 for Future Music Festival. Tickets on Sale Oct 1: www.futuremusicfestival.com.au

Tour Updates: Ed Kuepper, Rudimental, Tonight Alive, Boy and Bear, Thirty Seconds to Mars and more!

In this issue: Ed Kuepper adds extra dates to national tour, Rudimental announce support for Australian tour, Tonight Alive changes Adelaide venue, Fat Freddy's Drop adds third Melbourne show to tour, Xavier Rudd adds extra Melbourne date to tour; City and Colour sell out Hobart and Sydney, What About Tonight announced as R5's Sydney support act, Boy & Bear announce support acts, Volumes to support Prepared Like a Bride, Stories and Ocean Grove on Australian tour and Thirty Seconds to Mars reschedule Australian tour for 2014.