Off the back of their brilliant 2010 debut album Gorilla Manor, Local Natives are back with their beautifully executed and haunting album Hummingbird. We caught them on the tour circuit at The Forum in Melbourne.
The line up for the 2013 Outside Lands Festival has been announced, with the San Franciscan audience set to get amongst some awesome sets courtesy of Paul McCartney, a reformed Nine Inch Nails and more. From August 9-11, Golden Gate Park will become a music lover's haven; tickets are on sale now from sfoutsidelands.com/tickets, with a portion of ticket sales going toward San Francisco's Recreation and Park Department.
Check out the full line up below!
Grizzly Bear have released this eccentric (and a little bit gross) video clip for 'Gun Shy', directed by Kris Moyes (brother of Kim Moyes from The Presets). The song is from Grizzly Bear's third album, Shields. If you can handle it, take a look...
We continue our countdown of the best tracks of 2012, as voted by our contributors!
As the triple j Hottest 100 opens up its digital doors for voting in its 2012 edition, we come to an end of our top 40 albums list with ten phenomenal albums. Stay tuned for our top 40 songs of 2012... they'll be launching tomorrow and running through to the New Year!
Harvest Festival wound up for the year in Brisbane's Botanic Gardens. Heath Carney braved the rain, hail, lightning and sunshine to capture it for us. Pictured: The Dandy Warhols.
This week in your industry wrap: Psy becomes 2012's Los Del Rio, an opportunity to DJ before Dappled Cities on their upcoming tour, and awards aplenty with the ARIA Artisan nominations and Deadly Awards being presented.
If you aren't able to get to any one of the Harvest Festival dates in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane or you're simply a hardcore fan of Ben Folds Five, don't fret! Below are details for each Harvest-band who are going to be performing headlining shows in Australia while they're in town for the November festival.
Back in 2010, Grizzly Bear were almost impossible to avoid. After their single “Two Weeks” featured in a Volkswagon commercial aired during the Superbowl, Grizzly Bear officially owned the airwaves.
We named Harvest Festival our favourite festival of 2011, and after a slight bit of worry that the Brisbane leg could be culled due to council concerns...well, to say we were thankful to hear that it would be back in all cities in 2012!
The lineup was announced on Triple J, and boy howdy...well, let's just get to it. It's out of this damn world.
Following the announcement that he will play as part of the Falls and Southbound festivals over New Year, Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor has announced another show in Australia, performing under the CANT moniker. The gig will be at Melbourne’s The Prince Bandroom this January, with tickets on sale now.
January 2010, Grizzly Bear at the Barracks in Sydney: easily one of the best live shows I’ve seen. Is there any way this band could possibly have gotten any better in 6 months? They certainly did.