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THE CRIBS

Tkay Maidza, KLO, Tora, The Cribs, Gaz Coombes and many more join The Great Escape Festival lineup for 2015

Brighton, UK based Festival The Great Escape has completed its 2015 lineup. Adding to the likes of Alabama Shakes, Kate Tempest and Skepta and JME are The Cribs, frontman turned soloist Gaz Coombes, Australian singer/rapper Tkay Maidza, Afrikan Boy, Hyena, Tropics, Hollysiz Australian Electro Pop outfit KLO, Tora and more.

Haitus Kaiyote, Gang of Youths, Lenka and Mansionair featured on second SXSW artist announcement!


Photo: Wilk

SXSW's second artist announcement came out of Austin in the early hours of this morning, revealing a whole new stack of artists from around the world who will be taking part in the March 17 - 22 program next year! It's shaping up to be another kickass few days of live music and conference sessions spread throughout the Texan city, and the Australian contingent is only getting stronger, with Hiatus Kaiyote, Lenka, Gang of Youths and Mansionair now joining the bill.

Live Review: The Cribs + The Ninjas + Filthy Jackal - The Zoo, Brisbane (25.10.13)

When the turn of the millennium brought the downfall of Britpop and a resurgence in New York hipster bands influenced by the lo-fi guitar lines of Television and street threads of Johnny Thunders, certain U.K. music press – panicked by the thought of their watery scene being left behind – sought to crown a new generation of bands as the great white hopes for British guitar music. Enter a thrown-together group of bands of varying quality and style, consisting of The Libertines, Razorlight, the Jarman brothers of The Cribs, and others. Amid the haze of a million indie bands, the time has passed quickly since their 2004 debut, but are The Cribs still a force, or should they fade into the dark, as so many of their contemporaries have done? Tonight's gig would be the only way to tell.

Photo Gallery: The Cribs + Young Offenders + Horror My Friend - Adelaide Unibar (28.10.13)

The Cribs, Young Offenders and Horror My Friend played the Adelaide Unibar in Adelaide on Monday night. Chad Lofts was there with his camera and brings you these photos....

Live Review: The Cribs + Horror My Friend + Young Offenders - Adelaide UniBar (28.10.13)

Celebrating their 10th anniversary together, The Cribs headed to Adelaide on Monday night for the first time. The UK brothers delivered a performance fans won’t forget anytime soon.

Live Review: The Cribs + Glass Towers, Upstairs Beresford, Sydney (24.10.13)

The Cribs, Photo Johnny AU

The Cribs are a pretty simple rock band, they don’t play synthesizers, they don’t have disco drum beats, they don’t have complex looped sections. They just have a seemingly neverending stream of downright dirty riff-taculour rock and roll songs that have been an inspiration to a dozens of young indie rock groups over the past decade.

Photo Gallery: The Cribs + Glass Towers - Upstairs Beresford (24.10.13)

English indie rock outfit The Cribs celebrated their 10 year anniversary at Upstairs Beresford. Supported by Glass Towers Photos by Johnny Au

CLOSED Win a double pass to see The Cribs!

Surviving ten years as a band with a career that spans five album releases, extensive touring, major festival appearances, and a strong DIY aesthetic and approach to music, the UK's The Cribs are celebrating this milestone with a return visit to Australia this October.

the AU interview: Gary Jarman of The Cribs (Wakefield/Portland)

The Cribs

Having recently celebrated ten years in the business of making top-notch punk-tinged indie-rock and with a new record full of songs spanning the band's career, Gary Jarman, the refreshingly down-to-earth bassist and singer for The Cribs, is looking forward to coming to these shores for a run of shows next month.

The Cribs head down under to celebrate 10th year anniversary

UK punk band The Cribs are returning to Australia to celebrate their ten year milestone. To celebrate their tenth anniversary the band will play five dates across the country in October.

Live Review: The Cribs + Sures, Oxford Art Factory (02.01.13)

Sures are late coming on stage. But I'm not complaining. Whoever's in charge of the pre-gig music is pulling out some gems, with The White Stripes, Modest Mouse and The Brian Jonestown Massacre making appearances. The Sures start to play to a filling Oxford Art Factory. There's a big gap between the front row of the crowd and the stage which doesn't fill until the end of the set.

Live Review: Pyramid Rock Festival (30 and 31.12.12)

This year’s Pyramid Rock Festival on Phillip Island in Victoria will be remembered by me not only as a paddock full of beer cans and flocks of seagulls. It will instead be remembered as the New Years Eve that someone threw a basketball at Dominic Simper of Tame Impala’s face. But let’s go back to the beginning, a time of sobriety and a lot less violence.

The Cribs announce headlining shows in Australia

English band of brothers, The Cribs are heading to Australia for two headline shows in Sydney and Brisbane. The Cribs are made up of twins Gary and Ryan Jarman, and their younger brother Ross Jarman.

The Cribs latest album, In The Belly of the Brazen Bull was released in earlier this year in May and has been named as their best album yet.