Southbound

Southbound 2016 sees cancellation due to bushfires – refund information to follow next week

January 8, 2016

Overnight, news broke of the cancellation of the 2016 Southbound Festival in WA due to recent bushfires threatening surrounding areas. Where the Lorne leg of the Falls Festival was able to be moved elsewhere in Victoria, it was not possible to enact a similar contingency move for the Busselton festival, with the statement being released […]

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Bloc Party, Disclosure, and Birds of Tokyo announced for special benefit show in Perth this weekend

January 8, 2016

Fresh off previewing their new album Hymns at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory, UK band Bloc Party have announced that they will be playing a special benefit concert, organised by the team behind Southbound, this weekend in Perth in an effort to raise funds for those affected by the horrible bushfires in the South West. Annual […]

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Courtney Barnett responds to Grammy nomination as tickets for her Australian tour fly!

December 10, 2015

Courtney Barnett has had a momentous year with the success of her debut album Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit. The Melbourne based singer-songwriter returned home this week from a run of shows in the UK and Europe to be greeted by the news that she had just been nominated for a […]

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Music Video of the Day: SOAK “Reckless Behaviour” (2015)

December 3, 2015

The return of SOAK to Australian shores has to be one of the most highly anticipated this end of 2015 – ever since her dynamic debut shows earlier in the year, the young Irish performer has gone on to form a formidable profile for herself in music markets around the world. Her debut album Before […]

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the AU interview: Omara ‘Bombino’ Moctar (Niger) talks Sydney Festival and Falls Festival!

November 20, 2013

Ahead of performances for Falls Festival and Sydney Festival, we catch up with Omara ‘Bombino‘ Moctar to talk about his upcoming tour, making music, highlights of 2013, the new record Nomad and more! How did you first start getting into music? Who were your inspirations? When I was a child I would hear traditional Tuareg […]

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