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Splendour Sideshow Photo Gallery: Mark Ronson + Special Guests - Hordern Pavilion. Sydney (28.07.15)

The Uptown Special rolled into Sydney this week, with Mark Ronson calling on some talented mates to help him in ensuring the crowd got completely funked up. Featuring performances by Tkay Maidza, Jones Jnr, Pond and more, the night was one to remember. Check out Evelyn Tjia's shots from the Hordern Pavilion date!

Pond's Nicholas Allbrook releases children's book with Amber Fresh called 'The Vine' - Perth launch announced!

Nicholas Allbrook and Amber Fresh have been busy working on writing beyond their work with Pond, Mink Mussel Creek and Rabbit Island, this time delving into the realm of print in penning a children's book entitled The Vine. Released through Spinning Top, the project bringing together Amber's writing and Nicholas' drawings.

Electric Picnic Music and Arts Festival releases lineup, naming Australian talents

One of Ireland’s biggest festivals have just dropped their 2015 lineup and it is full of stellar acts! The annual Electric Picnic Festival is a three day event held in Stradbally, Ireland. The greatly anticipated lineup was only released less than 24 hours ago and sees ethereal act Florence + The Machine and electronic duo Underworld as headliners.

Album Review: Pond - Man, It Feels Like Space Again (2015 LP)

The sixth installment in the saga that is known as Pond (our artists of the month!) arrived at the end of January. Like a message in a bottle, it has washed ashore to our ears as an almost rude late arrival to the party. The conception of Man, It Feels Like Space Again began in the throes of the mutual creativity for Hobo Rocket. Evidently, Hobo Rocket, their fifth album, won out that time. This album has in fact been lingering awkwardly, dejected, sitting on its lonesome in the rain. But now it’s Man, It Feels Like Space Again's time to shine.

Festival Review: St Jerome's Laneway Festival - Hart's Mill, Port Adelaide (06.02.15)

It turned out to be another hot day out by the river in Adelaide for the Laneway Festival but thankfully, the site down at Hart's Mill had been fitted out to deal with the conditions...just. With a line up boasting some of the best names in music in the moment, I was so excited to get down there and check the festival out; I hadn't been as excited for a festival as I was for this one in quite a while.

Photo Gallery: St Jerome's Laneway Festival (Part One) - Hart's Mill, Port Adelaide (06.02.15)

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The Hart's Mill area of Port Adelaide played host to the 2015 St Jerome's Laneway Festival on Friday. Kerrie Geier was there for the AU review and brings you part one of her gallery from the day.

Photo Gallery: Pond + Peter Bibby - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (05.02.15)

Pond blasted Oxford Art Factory with their psychedelic sounds on their Laneway Festival sideshow supported by their mate Peter Bibby. Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.

Photo Gallery: POND + The Shabbab - Corner Hotel, Melbourne (03.02.15)

POND played a Laneway Festival sideshow to a packed house at The Corner Hotel on a Tuesday night, with Middle Eastern Garage band, The Shabbab in shambolic support. Tony Proudfoot was there to witness to madness and brings you these photos:

Photo Gallery: St Jerome's Laneway Festival Part 2 - Sydney College of the Arts (01.02.15)

The second and final part of the AU Review's photo series from St Jerome's Laneway Festival at Sydney College of the Arts. Featuring FKA Twigs (pictured above), Raury, POND, Little Dragon, Seekae, Jungle, Royal Blood, Banks, St Vincent, Caribou, Flight Facilities, Jon Hopkins and Flying Lotus. Photos by Johnny Au.

Photo Gallery: St Jerome's Laneway Festival Part 1 - The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore (24.01.15)

Johnny brings us part one of photos from Laneway Festival's fifth year in Singapore, featuring Courtney Barnett, Angus and Julia Stone, Eagulls, .GIF, Mac DeMarco, Future Islands, Jungle and more!

Festival Review: St Jerome's Laneway Festival Part One ft. Courtney Barnett + Mac DeMarco + Eagulls - Singapore (24.01.15)

With 13,000 punters from Singapore and around the Asian region descending on the iconic Gardens By The Bay, yesterday saw St Jerome's Laneway Festival take place for the fifth consecutive time in the city, with organisers selling out tickets for the first time ever.

the AU Interview: Nick Allbrook of Pond (Perth) talks pop music, festivals and being lazy.

The AU’s Aidan Hogg talks to Nick Allbrook of Pond, ex-Tame Impala, Allbrook/Avery and a solo project about pop music, festivals and being lazy - ahead of the release of the band's latest album Man, It Feels like Space Again, and their appearances as part of Laneway Festival!

New Music Video: POND "Zond" (2015)

Monday = POND day. The band has only dropped more tour dates this morning and sweeten the news, they've also unwrapped their latest music video, this time for Man It Feels Like Space's second cut, "Zond". Filmed back in December in Melbourne, the clip was directed by Lord Fascinator and follows on brilliantly from the last POND visual offering in "Sitting Up On Our Crane".

POND confirm Laneway Festival sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne this February!

We're gearing up for the Laneway Festival already and with this morning's announcement that POND have added some special headline shows to their festival run, we're even more excited for the annual Laneway tour to kick off! The band will be showcasing their new album, Man It Feels Like Space Again, at two shows in Melbourne and Sydney next month, the first opportunities fans will have aside from their festival appearances to see some of this anticipated new material in full flight, as it were.