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Line up announced for Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival 2022 featuring Glass Animals, Jack Harlow and more

January 19, 2022

In these times of uncertainty, it’s good to have some positive energy to look forward to. Adelaide’s own Spin Off Festival is back in 2022 with some of Splendour’s most popular bands. Get ready to party on Friday 22nd July with… GLASS ANIMALS · JACK HARLOW · SPACEY JANE · BALL PARK MUSIC · G […]

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Splendour 2022 Line-up Drops: YUNGBLUD, Glass Animals, Kacey Musgraves and more join a stacked July festival!

December 1, 2021

After a long 2021, we waited with bated breath as Splendour In The Grass expanded its line-up for 2022, with a massive announcement loaded with Australian sounds and big-hitting internationals. Previously confirmed headliners of Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, the Creator will be joined by newly announced acts, Glass Animals, YUNGBLUD, Liam Gallagher, Yeah Yeah […]

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Best Music of 2020

The 40 Best International Tracks of 2020

December 15, 2020

Yesterday, we shared the 40 best Australian tracks of 2020, and now as the AU team heads out on a Summer Break, it’s time to count down the best 40 tracks from the rest of the world that made their mark. As we touched on in that article, it’s been an incredible year of music […]

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Glass Animals

Interview: Glass Animals on Dreamland, vulnerability and recurring nightmares

August 7, 2020

Glass Animals are making their return with their third studio album, Dreamland, which presents an unusually personal collection of songs for frontman Dave Bayley. Previously, Bailey focused on other people’s narratives – How To Be A Human Being was inspired by interviews he conducted with strangers along their ZABA tour.  This time Bayley turned the […]

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Album of the Week: Glass Animals – Dreamland (2020 LP)

August 6, 2020

After teaching us how to be a human being in 2016, Glass Animals have been forced to adapt to a world in 2020 they definitely wouldn’t have even considered four years ago. Following the life-altering injuries sustained to drummer Joe Seaward, the band put plans for album number three on the back burner allowing Seaward […]

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Festival Review: Dune Rats find Scott Green, Camp Cope shine on New Year’s Day in Byron Bay

January 2, 2018

With heads pounding and only the cicadas and Kookaburras making noise, the eerie silence of a camp ground at 6am on New Years Day is something to behold. Making the seemingly genius decision to get up early and have a cold shower was the kick start needed to get 2018 underway. What wasn’t envisaged was […]

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‘Your Choice’ becomes key motto as Falls Festival celebrates its silver jubilee in 2017

August 22, 2017

The beloved Falls Festival turns 25 this year and in its release of the first line up for the summer event tour dropping today, it’s evident that the crew behind Falls are making their silver jubilee one to remember. The international visitors to stages in Lorne, Fremantle, Byron and Marion Bay over New Year’s are largely […]

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The Best on Ground at Lollapalooza 2017!

August 9, 2017

Lollapalooza has been around for more than 25 years. In that time the festival and music has evolved so much, going from a traveling festival with mostly rock bands to a stationed four day festival hosting genres and bands from all over the spectrum. A week ago 100 thousand people from all over the world […]

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Glass Animals prove festival highlight while Chance the Rapper celebrates in his hometown on Lollapalooza Saturday

August 6, 2017

Much warmer temperatures and clearer skies awaited the hundred plus thousand people that attended day three of Lollapalooza. Day One was filled with pouring rain and a thunderstorm that cut the day short and Day Two had a little rain but cold temperatures and almost no sun. So Day Three was just what the crowd […]

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Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival lights up Sydney College of the Arts in Rozelle (04.02.17)

February 6, 2017

Sixteen years ago, Sum 41 released an album titled All Killer, No Filler. In late 2016, Laneway Festival made a line up announcement that was pretty much the same thing: all killer, no filler. As the festival made its way to Sydney on the first weekend of February 2017, pretty much all acts went about […]

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Review: The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival brings noise and life to Port Adelaide’s Harts Mill for another summer

February 5, 2017

A refreshed sense of vibrancy? A positive outlook on what’s still to come from artists in our own backyard as well as abroad? This year’s Laneway Festival had a lot going for it this year. In terms of highlights of the 2017 Laneway Festival, let’s start with Adelaide local, Lonelyspeck. Recently welcomed into the TEEF family, Lonelyspeck’s profile […]

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Live Review: Glass Animals + Lanks – Melbourne Town Hall (02.02.17)

February 2, 2017

Fresh from their ridiculous set at the Laneway Festival in Melbourne over the weekend, Glass Animals stormed Melbourne Town Hall losing no fans. Opening the Wednesday night shindig was local lad Lanks and there couldn’t have been a more perfect pairing. There is a reason why he cops the accolades he does and although the […]

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Review: Glass Animals help kick off Laneway sideshows with spectacular sold out Enmore Theatre set in Sydney

January 27, 2017

Laneway Festival season is upon us and though we in Sydney have more than a week to wait before it hits our city, Wednesday marked the official start of sideshows, as bands piled in from Singapore’s Laneway over the weekend. Among them were Glass Animals, who are making their second visit to our shores in […]

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The 40 Best Singles of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 17, 2017

You may have been keeping up with our recent ‘Best of 2016’ series over the last week and as we get stuck into a year of new music, we take a final look back at the songs that made our year. Throwing voting open to our contributors, we’ve compiled 40 of the best songs that […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part Two): The Top 20

January 12, 2017

Top 20’s are always hard to pull together. As we saw with the first part of our Best Albums of 2016 countdown, the list was looking to be a varied one, with records from bands including Descendents, The Hotelier, Julia Jacklin and NO ZU all making the cut. As we look to the Top 20 records (as voted by our […]

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Jagwar Ma, Mick Jenkins, Glass Animals, Car Seat Headrest & more confirm Laneway Festival sideshows

October 27, 2016

With the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival shining out there on the horizon for early 2017, a whole stack of artists have confirmed exclusive sideshows to accompany their national festival dates, this week. From Mick Jenkins to Glass Animals and Car Seat Headrest, find out who you can be catching where. CAR SEAT HEADREST January 25th | Oxford Art Factory, SYDNEY | with […]

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

October 6, 2016

Picking up where we left off recently, our ICYMI series takes a look at the month of June and our favourite music videos released during the month; heading into the second half of 2016, we had the likes of The Delta Riggs, Cane Hill, Allan Smithy, Alex Lahey and Vera Blue all come through with some impressive visuals, while the likes of The Strokes and FEUDS […]

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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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How To Be A Human Being: Glass Animals take us through LP #2!

August 28, 2016

Ahead of the weekend, Glass Animals released How To Be A Human Being, their much anticipated second album. As a follow up to their 2014 debut Zaba, this new collection of music has seen the Oxford group continue to pursue an ambitious approach to their craft and the final result has been a joy to listen to (check […]

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Album Review: Glass Animals – How To Be a Human Being (2016 LP)

August 26, 2016

Too often, acts struggle to find a quality sound on their sophomore release that meets both the changing tastes and influences of the band members, but also tries to meet the demands of the fans they won over with their first release and any potential new fans that may be out there. For an act […]

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Live Review: Glass Animals – 170 Russell, Melbourne (06.07.16)

July 8, 2016

This week, Glass Animals returned to Australia with a live show that had been so highly anticipated, all shows on their quick east coast run sold out impressively well in record time. Since Australian crowds first fell under the spell of their grooves and eclectic and exotic interpolation of beats and rhythm at the Falls […]

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Flight Facilities join Sigur Rós, Ice Cube and more at the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco

June 16, 2016

The tenth Treasure Island Music Festival has unveiled its line up for this year and, for its final year being held on the island in San Francisco Bay, the organisers have planned a memorable list of artists. Headlined by Sigur Rós and Ice Cube, the Treasure Island Music Festival also features James Blake, Purity Ring and Sydney’s Flight Facilities (the […]

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Album News Weekly: 10th June 2016

June 10, 2016

In this issue: Bands and Artists, old and new comers this week! Rock out to some Garbage or relax to The Temper Trap, or give it all a listen! FATHERDUDE Harlem-based breakout artist Fatherdude releases his fresh EP, The Balance, today! THE GOOCH PALMS The Gooch Palms release their much-anticipated sophomore album Introverted Extroverts on Wednesday, June […]

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Music Video of the Day: Glass Animals “Life Itself” (2016)

June 10, 2016

Glass Animals have continued to unfurl the craziness surrounding their sophomore album How To Be a Human Being in the release of the music video for “Life Itself”. It’s an exciting time to be an Australian Glass Animals fan, with the four-piece of course, heading out our way next month ahead of the album’s August release. Says […]

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Single of the Day: Glass Animals “Life Itself” (2016)

May 17, 2016

It’s a good time to be a Glass Animals fan. The British band have given us a new slice of music that they’ve been working on in “Life Itself” and it’s absolutely nuts. Everything we’d expect from the ZABA purveyors. It’s clear that being out on the road and immersed in different live environments over the past few years […]

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Glass Animals touring Australian east coast this July!

April 19, 2016

Yep, yep, yep – book these dates in now. Returning to Australia this July for a quick three-show run down the east coast are Glass Animals. We haven’t seen them in Australia since they did the Falls Festival tour plus some shows of their own a little while back, but they continued to maintain a solid and favourable […]

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Sydney trio Noire announce ‘Baby Blue’ tour

October 7, 2015

Sydney based trio Noire have added shows in Melbourne and Perth on their Australian tour. These shows are in addition to headline gigs already scheduled in Sydney and Newcastle. The band is touring off the back of the success of the debut EP Baby Blue, garnering high praise for their live performances, having spent time […]

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