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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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Our Top 5 moments from Sydney’s Lost Picnic at The Domain

October 18, 2017

Sydney hosted a gorgeous day out with some of our favourite established and emerging talent over the weekend, with Lost Picnic taking over The Domain. An audience of all ages gathered to see some excellent pop, Americana, indie and rock music on Sunday – a perfect way to enjoy one of many spring weekends ahead. While […]

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Festival Photos: Lost Picnic – The Domain, Sydney (15.10.17)

October 17, 2017

Lost Picnic brought a large demographic of music fan out to The Domain in Sydney over the weekend; whether you were a Fat Freddy’s Drop diehard or more preferred the fare of Montaigne and Sarah Blasko, there was a wide range of music for everyone to get stuck into. Photos by Bruce Baker. [print_gllr id=46850] ———- This content has […]

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Music Video of the Day: Fat Freddy’s Drop “Fish in the Sea” (2016)

November 24, 2016

Cop this new lot of visuals from Fat Freddy’s Drop ahead of their Australian return, in new music video for “Fish in the Sea”. Taking the directorial reins for this one, Taungaroa Emile uses Maori and Polynesian mythology in bringing to life a striking music video. Fusing animation with live-action, the clip for “Fish in the Sea” […]

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London Grammar, The Avalanches, Violent Soho & more join Childish Gambino for the 2016 Falls Festival!

August 23, 2016

Following on from this morning’s announcement that London Grammar would be joining Childish Gambino on this year’s Falls Festival tour, the festival organisers have continued to make our Tuesday by following through with a stack of international and local names set to hit festival sites in Lorne, Byron and Marion Bay and of course for its first year, Fremantle, […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of February 2016

June 22, 2016

Our ICYMI series continues this week, as we take a look back at the music videos we vibed on throughout February this year. From Troye Sivan‘s “Youth” to Violent Soho‘s “Viceroy” and Bullet For My Valentine‘s “Worthless”, the second month of 2016 saw some big hitters drop impressive visuals. Hit play on the below and take a look/listen! Playlist Troye […]

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Festival Review: Auckland City Limits – Western Springs (19.03.16)

March 23, 2016

After a worrying spat of cancelled festivals – Soulfest, Echo Fest and Westfest – it would have been understandable for the majority to approach the inaugural Auckland City Limits with caution. The reputation of Austin City Limits, one of the biggest and most loved music festivals in the history of music festivals, may have been […]

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Kendrick Lamar closes the inaugural Auckland City Limits while homegrown acts steal the show

March 19, 2016

Kendrick Lamar is without a doubt one of the most bankable artists in the world right now, so it was only right that Live Nation, C3 Presents, and locals CRS Presents lock in the Compton emcee for a headline slot at the inaugural Auckland City Limits. Taking the Spark One stage right after co-headliners The […]

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Five Acts Not to Miss at Auckland City Limits 2016!

March 17, 2016

This Saturday (19th March) will be a historical moment for those that really love their music festivals, as one of the most established in history, Austin City Limits, is brought down to the Southern Hemisphere (finally!) and transposed to fit the city-surrounds of beautiful Auckland, New Zealand. The increasingly popular city will be the focal point […]

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Music Video of the Day: Fat Freddy’s Drop “10 Feet Tall” (2016)

February 8, 2016

Fat Freddy’s Drop turn up the reggae feeling with today’s video of the day, the NZ group’s “10 Feet Tall”. The track is incredibly well produced, with a constant array of brass instruments hopping in and out over a soft, steady reggae beat and silky smooth vocals. The music video is said to reflect the […]

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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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Album Review: Fat Freddy’s Drop – BAYS (2015 LP)

November 5, 2015

Recorded at their own studio in Wellington, New Zealand, and self-released on The Drop, the label they own and operate, BAYS is the fourth studio album by internationally acclaimed, yet intrinsically Kiwi, Fat Freddy’s Drop. BAYS is the 7-piece’s follow up album to 2013’s Blackbird. Having previously lived in Wellington for ten years, Fat Freddy’s […]

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Kuki Blaze of Fat Freddy’s Drop (New Zealand) talks about new LP Bays and dance floor affliction

October 23, 2015

An affinity for drawing on a lexicon of genres and a live show that packs a punch. That’s Fat Freddy’s Drop. Their unguarded structures enable their signature improvisation to teem, rife with their ever-familiar horns and the soulful croon of Joe Dukie. The welcomed release of Bays will see the much adored Fat Freddy’s Drop […]

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