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Festival Review: Lollapalooza (Day One) ft. Bombay Bicycle Club + Arctic Monkeys + Eminem - Grant Park, Chicago (01.08.14)

Walking into Grant Park, it really did hit me how large Lollapalooza is. We got a press release stating there was an expected 100,000 attendees through the gates over the three day event. Usually when you rock up to even the bigger Australian festivals (Soundwave, Falls etc), you get the impression you're in for a big time gradually over the day. Here, it was honestly like a good 40,000 people from all over the country and beyond were just transported and plopped down in the middle of downtown Chicago at 11am.

Photo Gallery: Toro y Moi + Portugal. The Man - Hi Fi Bar, Melbourne (21.01.14)

Serena Ho was at Toro Y Moi's Big Day Out sideshow in Melbourne last night! Supported by Portugal. The Man, the HiFi Bar crowd was sure in for a treat; check out the gallery here!

Festival Review: Big Day Out Gold Coast - Metricon Stadium (19.01.14)

Big Day Out is a day of fun in the sun. In fact, it’s mostly a lot of hot, humid sun for Gold Coast. But the bands at Metricon Stadium try their best to balance it out with fun too. This year the lineup definitely achieved that and more.

Top 40 Albums of 2013: Part One - 40 to 31

And here we go again! As we bring 2013 to a close, it's time for our annual celebration of the best in music from Australia and around the world with our top 40 albums of the year special series. We kick things off with a little known band from Portland called Typhoon as we throw into this eclectic list, voted by the AU review's contibutors:

Big Day Out Sideshows: Toro Y Moi and Portugal. The Man to play Melbourne and Sydney.

In some of the most talked about sideshows of the Big Day Out tour, Toro Y Moi and Portugal. The Man will perform two special dates in Melbourne and Sydney. Between Toro Y Moi's stunning live show and Portugal. The Man's capability to get bodies moving, especially with the release of the latest album Evil Friends, this duo is going to be providing some memorable moments of live music for sure.