the AU review recently caught up with Laetitia Sadier, formerly of Stereolab, to chat about her recent appearance at the Culture Collide Festival, her latest album Silencio and balancing raising her family with her music career.
Brisbane artist Thomas Calder aka The Trouble With Templeton is currently in the USA, performing solo and making plenty of waves in the process. You've already heard our Disneyland interview with Tom, and now we're going to take you through a photo tour diary of Tom while he was in Los Angeles... read on!
While waiting in line to ride the "Tower of Terror" at Disneyland's California Adventure theme park in California, I caught up with The Trouble With Templeton's Thomas Calder to discover where the Templeton name and project was born: on this very Twilight Zone inspired theme park ride. Listen below to learn more, find out more about his travels around California, upcoming shows in New York, Australia and... of course... our adventures around Disneyland.
New Orleans' Royal Teeth took some time out while at Los Angeles' Culture Collide Festival to talk to Larry Heath about touring and much more... Audio edit by Tiffany Britchford.
While at Culture Collide in Los Angeles, I sat down with Ben and Alejandra of New York's School of Seven Bells to talk about Australia, their current tour and much more... Audio edit by Tiffany Britchford.
While at Culture Collide in Los Angeles, Larry sat down with experimental Icelandic rock outfit Sudden Weather Change to find out what they're all about, their upcoming plans and much more... Audio edit by Tiffany Britchford.
While at Culture Collide in Los Angeles a week or so ago, I caught up with Netherlands based group Moss to talk about what it's like coming to America, their chances of touring Australia, Islands, Bollywood films and much much more, over a few sodas at a cafe in Silverlake...
Larry talked to Vin and Ryan of Gold Fields about their new album, Black Sun: why it had to be recorded three times, what it will sound like, and their touring to support it.
For the fourth and final day of Culture Collide we were treated to the spectacular Block Party, with stages, food trucks and the expansive crowd creating a vibrant scene at Los Angeles’ Reservoir Street in Echo Park. Arriving in the afternoon to find Los Angeles’ locals soaking up both the quality live music on offer, as well as the Californian sunshine, I knew I was in for a great final night of Culture Collide.
While I was at Culture Collide in Los Angeles, I caught up with up-and-coming Canadian trio The Balconies to talk about their music and much more... Audio edit by Tiffany Britchford.
While at Culture Collide in Los Angeles, I caught up with Dan Haggis, the drummer from Liverpool's The Wombats to talk about the difficulties trying to break the US market, the success they've had in Australia, Gongs, Tambourines, Austin City Limits and much more...
Saturday brought us into our third day at the extraordinary Culture Collide music festival, another day packed with a fantastic line-up of live music. After spending the day exploring the city of Los Angeles, the night similarly involved a great deal of new discoveries as I was lucky enough to stumble upon a whole new collection of bands.
It’s hard to believe a year has passed since the last Culture Collide - one of the industry’s youngest BIGSOUND-esque showcase events, now in its third annual edition, put on by Filter Magazine - yet here we are once again, running straight from the airport (and along flight from Sydney) to Los Angeles’ trendy Echo Park area in Silverlake to attend the first night of festivities...