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FESTIVAL OF THE SUN

The Lulu Raes, Waax, Skegss and more pack out the second line-up announcement for Festival of the Sun

The second artist announcement for Festival of the Sun has been announced. The Lulu Raes, Polish Club, Skegss, The Owls, Dusty Boots, Ziggy Alberts, Waax, Jeremy Neale, A.D.K.O.B, Low Lux, Woodlock, Twin Haus, Wish, Royal Chant and The Mountains are all set to make an appearance at this year's event. Click through for all the details.

Illy, Thundamentals, Jebediah and more to feature at 2015's Festival of the Sun festival this December!

Festival of the Sun celebrates its 11th year this year, taking over the Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park in Port Macquarie on December 11th & 12th. Leading the artist announcement today are some of the country's favourites, Illy, Thundamentals and Jebediah, while the crew behind FOTSUN have also announced the inaugural Wabi Sabi night to proceedings this year.

the AU interview: The Lazys reflect on Canada and their album and look ahead to the Summer

Leon and Matty from The Lazys talk to Larry from the AU review at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie. We talk about what they've been up to since we last caught up in Canada during Canadian Music Week earlier in 2014.

the AU interview at FOTSUN: Karl S Williams (Queensland)

Last month we sat down with Queensland artist Karl S Williams backstage at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie. We talk to him about his live show, his music, the past year and what might be in store in the future...

Watch as Goons of Doom serenade a group of campers at Festival of the Sun

Watch as Sydney's Goons of Doom serenade a campsite (their "competition winners") with their sweet tunes while at the Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie. It's highly unlikely anyone was sober during the making of this video.

the AU interview: The Stiffys (Melbourne) get deep with the AU, backstage at Festival of the Sun

The Stiffys get deep, personal and intimate with the AU review backstage at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie. Once you see this video, you can't unsee it. Don't say we didn't warn you...

the AU interview: Timberwolf (Adelaide) talks about "It Burns" single and his debut EP

the AU review interviews Adelaide's Timberwolf backstage at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie. We talk about his past experience at the festival, playing guitar for another artist, his experiences so far this year with his own band, his latest single "It Burns", the debut EP and more...

the AU interview: Tora (Byron Bay) talk to AU Radio about their track "Jaigantic"

While we were backstage with Byron Bay quintet Tora last month, we asked them to talk about the unexpected popularity of their track "Jaigantic". We find out about the origins of the song and learn how it almost didn't make it onto their album in the first place... Listen on and then listen to the song!

the AU interview: Goons of Doom (Sydney) talk best music of 2014 and plans for 2015!

the AU review interviews Vaughan Dead and Ozzie Wrong of Sydney rockers Goons of Doom backstage at the Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie, NSW. We talk about their plans for 2015 - including four new albums and a limousine... plus we try to get out of them what their favourite music of 2014 was... other than their own Christmas album (out now).

Best of 2014: The Lazys (Sydney) name their highlights of the year and their favourite music

The Lazys reflect on their massive 2014 by naming their highlights of the year - from their new music to their trips to Canada - and they pay tribute to their favourite music of the year...

Timberwolf (Adelaide) names his favourite album and song of 2014 and talks about his next album!

Adelaide's Timberwolf sat down with Larry Heath at Festival of the Sun earlier this month to talk about what's coming next for him musically and name his favourite album and song of 2014! To find out what he chose, watch the short clip below:

Best of 2014: Tora (Byron Bay) name their favourite records of the year and talk Falls Festival!

While backstage at Festival of the Sun earlier this month, Bryon Bay outfit Tora named their favourite music of 2014 and looked ahead to their performances at Falls Festival - which is happening as we speak!

the AU interview at FOTSUN: Goons of Doom (Sydney) talk about their Christmas Record "Scary Xmas"

At Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie earlier this month, we sat down with two parts of Goons of Doom to chat about their brand new Christmas record, Scary Xmas, which they reckon is pretty much the greatest Christmas record ever produced. Just don't let your kids listen to it...

Best of 2014: Karl S Williams on his favourite moments of 2014 and the best record of the year...

the AU review's Larry Heath sits down with Karl S Williams backstage at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie, NSW, to find out his highlights of 2014 and his favourite record of the year, Sharon Van Etten's Are We There.

the AU interview at Festival of the Sun: Jackie Onassis (Sydney) on their mixtape "Sushi" and their next LP.

the AU review's Larry Heath sits backstage at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie, NSW, with Sydney based hip hop duo Jackie Onassis to talk about their brand new mixtape SUSHI and we get the latest on their next full length album, due out in 2015. We also look back at the band's experiences in 2014.