Crooked Colours

Interview: Crooked Colours (AUS) on NYE In The Park, touring the States and their band’s name.

October 29, 2019

Perth trio Crooked Colours have been topping the ARIA Australian Dance charts with their sophomore album Langata, which they released earlier this year. Phil Slabber, Leon Debaughn and Liam Merrett-Park have developed a must-see live show, from originally playing house parties to recently packing out Tennessee’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival with an audience of thousands. Having just touched down […]

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Live Review: Crooked Colours + Nyxen + Kayex – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (25.05.19)

May 27, 2019

If Langata, Crooked Colours’ sophomore album was enough to get the dance juices pumping in your system, then their live performance of the album would have almost sent a person over the edge. The night opened with Sydney via Perth duo, Kayex. Their raucous brand of electronica was not lost on the burgeoning crowd, as slowly […]

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Track of the Day: Crooked Colours “Hold On” (2019)

May 19, 2019

Midway through a packed tour of Australia and New Zealand, Crooked Colours have somehow found time to drop both a new album AND a new few singles. We’re stoked to be naming “Hold On”, from sophomore album Langata as today’s Track of the Day! Of the track, band member Leon De Baughn says: “I remember […]

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Album Review: Crooked Colours’ LP Langata bridges the magic of Vera with new flair

May 16, 2019

Since Crooked Colours‘ release of Vera back in 2017, the trio has become something of a ‘tour de force’ within Australia’s production scene. Vera, built around a profound introduction of their sound, was the perfect launching pad for the group; with outstanding singles such as “Come Back To You”, “Vera” and “I Hope You Get It” […]

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Aussie Abroad: Meet the acts to play Coachella, Bonnaroo, Primavera, Fuji Rock, Firefly and BottleRock in 2019

March 5, 2019

For all you jet-setting music fans out there, you’ll see plenty of Aussies hitting the stages of international festivals this year. From Coachella in California to Lollapalooza in Paris, you’ll be spotting Australian acts around the world. Here’s just a few of those destination festivals that you can expect to see some homegrown bands dominating […]

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Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in NSW this September

August 27, 2018

Somehow August is just about done and we’re nearly in September. That’s two-thirds of the year done. Goneskies. As spring begins to do its thing and the sun starts to stay out a little longer into the evenings, it’s time for us all to dance and mosh our way into the rest of 2018. Here […]

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Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day Three) – North Byron Parklands (22.07.18)

July 23, 2018

The third and final day and night of this year’s Splendour in the Grass may have seen the arrival of Kendrick Lamar to the Byron stage, but make no mistake, the highlights were littered throughout Sunday’s program. From Hockey Dad and Tim Rogers rocking out together, to Yungblud‘s shredding spectacular and Ben Howard‘s majesty, Sunday at Splendour was one for the […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen To This Week (#015)

February 15, 2018

We cast the spotlight on some stellar records from last year (and a cheeky 2016 entry) from artists including Meg Mac, Calvin Harris and Jen Cloher. With 2018 already producing some equally as entertaining and moving music, we throw back to the ones that made impacts on us in 2017. Meg Mac – Low Blows (2017) […]

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Interview: Crooked Colours reflect on working on the Sounds of New Caledonia Campaign

January 23, 2018

Recently linking up with New Caledonia Tourism, Australian band Crooked Colours headed out to the South Pacific hotspot as part a new destination marketing campaign established to boost the number of Australian travellers out to the area. Crooked Colours wound up recording music inspired by their travels and even locked down a music video when […]

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Festival Review: The Pleasure Garden lives up to its name in St. Kilda

December 12, 2017

The Pleasure Garden is what I imagine tea with the Mad Hatter would be like. Sitting on a couch in the middle of a garden, sipping on gin, greeting people dressed as exotic birds who offer you lollipops whilst Fat Freddy’s Drop plays in the background. Add Hula Hoops, delectable street food, a smooth musical […]

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Interview: Crooked Colours reflect on their time in New Caledonia

November 2, 2017

Crooked Colours have enjoyed status as Australian favourites over the last years and a bit in particular and with an international profile continuing to grow, it’s seemed only natural that the band continues to branch out. Recently linking up with New Caledonia Tourism, the band headed out to the South Pacific hotspot as part a new […]

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Festival Photos: Yours & Owls (Day One) – Stuart Park, Wollongong (30.09.17)

October 3, 2017

A shining element of Wollongong’s events calendar is the annual Yours & Owls Festival! Bringing huge numbers out this year, the event saw the likes of City Calm Down, SAFIA, Dune Rats and Ali Barter hit the stage at Stuart Park on the first day and evening. Photos by Belinda Dipalo. [print_gllr id=46313] ———- This content has recently been ported from […]

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The Presets and ScHoolboy Q set to bring Beyond the Valley into the New Year

August 16, 2017

As far as New Year’s festivals go, Beyond the Valley is bringing out the big guns and making itself a proper contender for one of the best going, unveiling their line up for 2017 today. When you see the likes of ScHoolboy Q, The Presets and Stormzy on the top line of the bill, you know it’s going to be great. An […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week (14th August 2017)

August 14, 2017

Welcome back! How was your week? Fantastic? Excellent. Miss all the best new releases? Don’t fret. Dive into this week’s Spotify playlist boasting a hypnotic cut from Nosaj Thing’s new album, a funky new release from Mojo Juju and a swing-dance tribute about vampires by Marlon Williams, plus plenty more. ———- This content has recently been […]

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Music Video of the Day: Crooked Colours “Come Back to You” (2017)

August 7, 2017

Crooked Colours are currently out on the road with their acclaimed album Vera, so it would make sense that they’d keep the hype train running with the release of their new music video for “Come Back To You”. It’s a stunning piece, set in Barcelona and directed by J.A. Moreno. Follow the couple though the urban surroundings of […]

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THIS THAT is proof that coastal festivals are the new heavyweights

August 1, 2017

This morning, THIS THAT unveiled its line up for 2017 – the festival’s third edition. It’s a strong one for the east coast event to pull out of the bag, with a strong charge of Australian and international music being led by the likes of The Presets, Alison Wonderland and Thundamentals. It seems like a safe line up in […]

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Album Review: Crooked Colours – Vera (2017 LP)

June 21, 2017

After eighteen months in the studio, Perth trio Crooked Colours have just released their debut album Vera. This is a well-crafted and enjoyable release for those that love their music laid-back yet still up-tempo. The opening track “Flow” is a likable and catchy tune that has those summer vibes threading through. It begins with that […]

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Flight Facilities headlining massive Corona SunSets Festival in January!

December 14, 2015

Corona’s tagline of …From where you’d rather be doesn’t ring truer than when attached to this magnificent little line up of a festival they’ve got set up for Perth next month! Headlined by Flight Facilities, the Corona SunSets Festival is taking place down at South Beach in Fremantle on January 16th. Any excuse to get your […]

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The Plot is comin’ this December featuring Art vs. Science, Urthboy, Tkay Maidza & more!

October 1, 2015

The Plot is bringing some of our favourite bands and musicians through to Parramatta Park in Sydney this December for a festival primed to kick off the summer music circuit well and truly! Featuring some great electro, hip-hop, indie and pop acts, The Plot is backing up previous successful events this year with a nine-hour […]

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