Aussie musician Fascinator on designing a New York Hotel Room for The Carlton Arms

June 20, 2018

From Banksy to Robert Lewis and Bruno Tanquerel, over 150 artists have left their mark on New York’s unique museum-meets-hotel, The Carlton Arms, converting rooms into one-of-a-kind art experiences. One of the latest artists to contribute to the project is Australia’s own Johnny Mackay, formerly of Children Collide, who now resides in New York and performs as Fascinator. […]

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New York, New York: Fascinator’s Top Five Live Music Venues in NYC

June 5, 2018

Relocating to New York City was one of the best moves for Johnny Mackay, now more commonly known as Fascinator. Currently in the middle of a US tour with POND, the songwriter and performer has been hard at work preparing for the release of his new album, Water Sign. The multi-instrumentlist has been lucky enough to call both the […]

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The 2017 Laneway Festival line up is here, with Tame Impala, Glass Animals, The Julie Ruin & more confirmed

September 14, 2016

In its 13th year in 2017, the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival returns with some names that have graced its stages before breaking out overseas, some names who will be making their Laneway debut and some names that come with a solid whack of international hype backing them. We already knew that A.B. Original and Nick Murphy (FKA Chet Faker) would be on […]

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Betty & Oswald, Shining Bird, Fascinator & more for the Visions stage on the ‘King Street Crawl’ in September

August 10, 2016

The Visions brand has grown from being a curated club night of live music in Sydney, now launching a monthly event in Melbourne and curating a stage of their own as part of Sydney’s King Street Crawl next month! The King Street Crawl has also grown in popularity and notoriety over the last few years, with over 30,000 […]

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BIGSOUND unleashes excellent first artist announcement including Tigertown, Alex Lahey, Gideon Bensen & more

June 22, 2016

Here we go! The first round of artists set to perform at BIGSOUND this year has been officially released, giving us a taste of the high calibre of quality we can be expecting in September. We already expected the Brisbane music conference and showcase event to be coming out swinging, as it does every year, […]

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Official Laneway Festival after parties announced for the east coast!

January 14, 2016

For another year, the Laneway Festival crew are keen to ensure that the festivities don’t stop once the headliner has wrapped up the final set of the event at the main gig, and have revealed details of the official after parties set to go down in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this year. Right after the […]

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Single of the Day: Fascinator “Time to Go” (2016)

January 11, 2016

The new tune from Johnny Mackay‘s solo project Fascinator has continued to reflect the New York-based songwriter’s continued dive into the cool waters of electro dream pop, twisting it up and doing some deliciously funky things with it. “Time To Go” is a slow burner, but you’ll find yourself enjoying the little bits and textures […]

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