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Sydney Festival Live Review: Sons and Daughters + Songs + The Laurels - Keystone Festival Bar (13.01.12)

Bringing together a lineup of three immensely talented and engaging bands at Keystone Festival Bar, Sydney Festival provided punters with a wonderful night of music. Starting out with the astounding psychedelic rock of Sydney’s very own The Laurels and ending with the thrilling, pounding set played by Scotland’s much loved band Sons and Daughters, the night cannot be faulted.

Tour Updates: Tune-Yards, Sons & Daughters, Eleanor Friedberger, The Whitest Boy Alive, Pete Rock, The Damned, Deerhoof, La Dispute and Parkway Drive

Many updates have been made to some of the most anticipated tours of 2012 over the last week. Here's a look at who's added supports to their rosters and made changes or additions to their schedules.


Tune-Yards is bringing her distinctive sound to Australia for the first time this January, showcasing her acclaimed sophomore album w h o k i l l.

the AU interview: Scott Paterson of Sons and Daughters (Glasgow)

Ahead of their whirlwind four city tour next month - which includes a set as part of Sydney Festival - Larry Heath caught up with Sons and Daughters' vocalist and guitarist Scott Paterson, to chat about the tour, the new album Mirror Mirror and much more.

Sons and Daughters announces January 2012 Australian tour.

Sons & Daughters tour 2012

January 2012 sees the return of Sons & Daughters to Australian shores. Formed in Glasgow over a shared love of Johnny Cash records and absolutely nothing to do with long-running Australian soap-operas, Sons & Daughters' sound is of blackest Americana mixed with broadest Scots, spinning dark tales of broken bones and tough love.