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WAVVES

Wavves add Sydney and Melbourne sideshows to their upcoming Falls Festival tour

American group Wavves have announced headline shows, adding dates for Sydney and Melbourne in early January after their performances at Falls Festival. The group has played in Australia several times, including at festivals Splendour In The Grass and Groovin' In The Moo, as well as their own shows around the country.

Album News Weekly: 30th September 2015

In This Issue: This week has releases coming in from Brizzy to South America, with plenty of debuts and veteran producers. Check out the latest from Wavves to Banoffee to Neon Tiger!

Album Review: Wavves X Cloud Nothings - No Life For Me (2015 LP)

Nathan Williams and Dylan Baldi are two sides of the same coin. Both artists released their first two records from their parent’s garage and basements, to slowly amass a following. Both took this success to bolster their ranks, expanding into full band formations and release more expansive critically acclaimed and commercially successful records. Williams on King of The Beach; Baldi on Attack On Memory.

the AU interview at Splendour: Stephen Pope of Wavves (San Diego)

After his appearance at Splendour In The Grass with Wavves, bassist Stephen Pope spoke to Larry Heath about the hazy memory of meeting Unknown Mortal Orchestra, the band's relentless touring and writing schedule, and what counts as exercise while on tour.

Live Review: Wavves + Bad//Dreems - The Ed Castle, Adelaide (27.07.2013)

A rainy Saturday night flooded with patrons dying to catch surf-rockers Wavves, talk about a wet night. Opening for the Californian boys was local act Bad//Dreems. Every time I catch these guys, which is becoming increasingly frequent, they continue to improve and captivate the audience, warming the crowd up perfectly for the main course.

Festival Review: Splendour in the Grass Day One - North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (26.07.13)

The sun was out as more than 17,500 punters descended on North Byron Parklands, the permanent Splendour in the Grass site for the first time, for a day headlined by past festival favourites Mumford and Sons. Situated about 20 minutes north of Byron Bay, this is the site the Splendour organisers bought to be the event's home quite a few years ago, though has been caught in council approval hell ever since. This resulted in two glorious years in Woodford and a brief return to Belongil Fields down the road last year. But, much like Bluesfest before it, we now have the chance to get used to a brand new site, which will no doubt grow and develop in the years to come; as it will do by pure capacity alone. As part of the deal with council, the festival is starting off with a reduced capacity this year, and will add more patrons gradually (by the thousands) in the years to come, with 25,000 being the reported capacity that will be allowed in 2014. We'll even be seeing a series of other events on the site, such as the recently announced Byron Falls Festival over New Years.

Wavves and Unknown Mortal Orchestra team up for Splendour Sideshows.

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Punk pop kings Wavves and psych pop wizards Unknown Mortal Orchestra are coming together for Melbourne and Sydney Splendour Sideshows. Wavves will also be appearing solo in Adelaide.

Wavves released their fourth album Afraid of Heights earlier this year, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra are performing in support of their latest album Inertia.

Gig Announcements: SA and WA - May 15th

In this Issue: Abbe May launches Kiss My Apocalypse, Wavves headline Plus One, The Bootleg Beatles return to Australia, Cold War Kids launch new album Dear Miss Lonely Hearts, Elli Schoen launches debut EP, Love in Suburbia, Andrew Stockdale is back with self-produced album Keep Moving, Chance Waters brings you acclaimed album Infinity and journey with Clare Bowditch on her Winter Secrets Tour.

Abbe May to launch Kiss My Apocalypse in Adelaide

Paul McCartney and Nine Inch Nails heading up the 2013 Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco!

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!

Album News Weekly: Friday, 15 March 2013

This week’s album news brings the return of Empire Of The Sun, a taste of City & Colour’s album in the making, debuts from Jinja Safari and Owl Eyes, plus a whole heap more of announcements!

ERIC CLAPTON

Feature: Splendour 2013 speculation - who will or won't perform?

Will they or won’t they? While we will never be sure who is playing a festival until the promoters actually release a line-up, it’s always fun to speculate and throw around any rumours that come up. The next big festival yet to announce their line-up is Splendour In The Grass. With the line-ups for Primavera, Summersonic and Coachella festivals already out there, it’s time to salivate over who will may (or have already actually confirmed) continue down here fore Australia’s premier winter festival.

The State of Affairs - Latest Music Industry News: 5th February 2012

Macklemore and & Ryan Lewis continue thier dominance on the charts, but Flume isn't too far behind. The Coopers Amp Prize rolls on with website content, and Josh Pyke giving you an opportunity to be mentored by him, all this in this weeks State of Affairs.

Our 10 Most Anticipated Album Releases of 2013 (International Edition)

2013 is already shaping up to be a fantastic year for music lovers, with so many great releases happening over the coming twelve months. Here's what we're most looking forward to this year.