Cold War Kids

Live Review: Cold War Kids – 170 Russell, Melbourne (25.03.16)

March 29, 2016

Easter weekend in Australia means Bluesfest, and for those of us down in Melbourne it means sideshows. So many sideshows. Personally, I was most keen for Cold War Kids‘ sold out 170 Russell venture off the back of their fifth LP Hold My Home and first ever chart topping single in “First”. Quite often I’m […]

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Live Review: Cold War Kids + Mere Women – Metro Theatre, Sydney (26.03.16)

March 28, 2016

If you were to judge the success of a band solely on their name, it would be safe to say a Cold War Kids gig would probably be quite a drawn out, relatively uneventful experience. Luckily you tend to judge a band on their music and live capabilities, so in this case, Cold War Kids […]

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Nathan Willett of Cold War Kids talks new music, new members & the Blues at Bluesfest 2016!

March 24, 2016

Cold War Kids are back in Australia, hitting our festival scene once again with a killer live show at Bluesfest in Byron Bay overnight. Larry sat down with vocalist Nathan Willett on site at the festival to catch up on what’s been happening with the band since we last saw them out this way a few Falls Festivals ago […]

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Nathan Willett of Cold War Kids (USA) talks songwriting and preparing for festival sets

February 26, 2016

Since speaking to Cold War Kids before their Falls Festival set in late 2014, they’ve copped their first number one single in “First”, dropped EP Five Quick Cuts and heavily toured the international festival circuit. Now with their return to Australia for Bluesfest and accompanying sideshows nigh, we spoke to lead man Nathan Willett about […]

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Gang of Youths, Jarryd James & more added to first ever Auckland City Limits Festival!

January 14, 2016

New Zealand is about to get their first taste of a festival like no other! Auckland City Limit hits Western Springs Stadium in March with Kendrick Lamar and The National topping the bill, while some sick additions in Sydney’s Gang of Youths and Melbourne’s Jarryd James among the latest additions to the whopping lineup! With the […]

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D’Angelo & The Vanguard, Cold War Kids, and more added to the 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay

November 25, 2015

As if the line-up for the 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay wasn’t big enough, today the promoters have announced that joining headliners Kendrick Lamar, Brian Wilson, and Tom Jones will be none other than neo-soul icon D’Angelo, who will be in full-band mode with supergroup The Vanguard. Oh, and he’s playing on the same night as […]

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Festival Review: Glastonbury Festival 2011 – Part Five: Sunday (26.06.2011)

July 10, 2011

The final day of Glastonbury brought with it baking hot sunshine to dry out the remainder of the mud. A stark contrast from this year’s damp start. Opening proceedings on the Other Stage was Canadian singer-songwriter Dan Mangan. Mangan offered up a fantastic performance for a fairly modest but enthusiastic audience. It was a performance […]

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