The 1975

Album of the Week: The 1975’s Notes on a Conditional Form is the gift to ground you this weekend

May 22, 2020

It’s been almost two years since The 1975’s most iconic album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, was released. Whilst writing, the band realised instantly that this project was bigger than they had initially predicted. We were promised a Part Two follow-up album to finish what they started. Life for everybody has changed dramatically since […]

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival ft Charlie XCX and The 1975 – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (07.02.20)

February 11, 2020

The weather was warm and overcast in Adelaide which made for perfect conditions at Laneway Festival.   This year there were four stages playing a good variety of genres. There were so many highlights, from Hatchie, Kučka, and local favourites, Stabbitha and the Knifey Wifeys early in the day. Hockey Dad and DMA’s rocked, Ruel was […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (07.02.20)

February 10, 2020

It was a warm and overcast day on Friday in Adelaide, which made for perfect conditions for Laneway Festival. Since humble beginnings in the laneways of the Adelaide University grounds, Laneway Festival has grown in harmony with the improvements around Hart’s Mill on the Port River. This year there were four stages playing a good […]

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Boardmasters

Aussies Abroad: Alex the Astronaut, Riley Pearce, Tora and more set to play Boardmasters 2020

February 5, 2020

The line-up for Boardmasters 2020 has dropped and it is huge! Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, the Cornish-based festival has dropped a hundred plus strong line-up. Skepta, Kings Of Leon, and The 1975 are amongst the headliners of the three day festival. Joining them will be a handful of some of Australia’s finest too. Indie surf rockers Caravãna Sun will take […]

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Review: Laneway Turned Into Rain-way But That Couldn’t Dampen Sydney’s Spirits (02.02.20)

February 3, 2020

Sydney’s St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival had surprises in store even before the day had begun. With The 1975 being a late cancellation to the previous night’s festival in Brisbane, Sydneysiders were stricken with worry that their the headliner wouldn’t be fit to perform. But as the city got festival-ready in the morning, the UK act […]

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival- The Domain, Sydney (02.02.20)

February 3, 2020

The 15th edition of the Laneway Festival hit Sydney on Sunday, 2nd February 2020. This year it was in a new location, back into the center of Sydney in The Domain. Weather-wise, it was a day of two halves. The first half was hot and steamy, then the heavens opened up. Much needed rain was […]

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Album Review: The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships (2018 LP)

November 29, 2018

Manchester pop stars The 1975 have divided critics and music lovers since their self titled debut album back in 2013. Lead singer Matthew Healy has been at the forefront of most of the distaste for the band, glorifying the drugs, sex and money culture to his adoring and impressionable teenage girl fanbase. Despite falling captive […]

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Live Review: Pale Waves’ glistening goth pop dazzles The Lair in Sydney

July 13, 2018

Clad in black with dark lipstick, a curly bob of black hair on lead sing Heather Baron-Gracie. Ian Curtis baggy trousers and plain black shirt on guitarist Hugo Silvani, jet black EP and single covers, morose The Cure inspired lyrics about broken hearts; but bright glistening pop. Pale Waves crave to combine the two distinct […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 11, 2017

Looking back at last year’s run of new releases, it’s safe to say there were some definite hits alongside those that may not have lived up to the hype. We saw the return of some esteemed artists after a long time out of the spotlight, while some of our own emerging superstar talents came through strongly […]

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Live Review: The 1975 + Cub Sport – Hisense Arena, Melbourne (24.07.16)

July 25, 2016

The 1975 can’t seem to get away from our beloved country. After a string of January shows, the alt-pop band upped the ante for the second coming of arena sideshows after this year’s Splendour in The Grass for their sophomore album, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of […]

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James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jake Bugg & more announce Splendour sideshows!

April 21, 2016

Splendour in the Grass fans who missed out on tickets yesterday (gathering that was many of you…) now have a second chance to grab tickets to see their favourite Byron Bay bound festival acts, with the first round of official sideshows being announced! The likes of James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jack Garratt and Jake Bugg join the list […]

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Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

April 12, 2016

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is huge. Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at The Strokes, while rumoured headliners The Cure have also been confirmed. The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels, […]

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Album Review: The 1975 – I like it when you sleep for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (2016 LP)

March 8, 2016

When British alt-pop band The 1975 came into prominence with the release of their self-titled debut album, their name became synonymous with teenage hipsters across the globe. After two years of touring and tracking their pop rock beats across the world, the band promised a reinvention in the wake of their second album – and […]

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Radiohead to headline Lollapalooza Berlin this September!

February 18, 2016

Last year, the Tempelhof Airport hosted the first ever European leg of the Lollapalooza festival. We were in Berlin for the inaugural event, which saw the likes of Muse, Tame Impala and more headline in front of near on 90,000 each night. In 2016, Lollapalooza Berlin may be moving venues, but in terms of bringing […]

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The 7 Best Acts on Ground at the Laneway Festival Singapore!

February 2, 2016

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has always been a platform for catapulting the most eclectic and diverse acts into the musical stratosphere, and this year was no different. Aside from the big names such as Hudson Mohawke, Flume and CHVRCHES, we tabulated a list that we feel could dominate the sounds of the future. Take a […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival Singapore – The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay (30.01.16)

January 31, 2016

Ah, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, we meet again. In this year’s edition of the acclaimed indie music festival, organisers pulled out all stops when it came to righting the wrongs of yesteryear – and have duly redeemed themselves. In 2015, much was made about the mismanagement of crowds, the poor choice of the placement of […]

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Live Review: The 1975 + The Japanese House – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (21.01.16)

January 24, 2016

Announcing their tour for early 2016, The 1975 frontman Matty Healy claimed “only the most dedicated [fans] will get a ticket”. After seeing their sold-out show on Thursday night, I agree with him – there was a line stretching long into the street hours before the gig started, with some people arriving at 6am to […]

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Live Review: The 1975 + The Japanese House – Festival Hall, Melbourne (20.01.16)

January 22, 2016

Returning to the gem of Melbourne music venues for a sold-out show, exclusively to their “true fans” at Festival Hall, it’s easy to see why British rockers The 1975 are welcomed back so eagerly. As I walk down Melbourne’s La Trobe Street, it’s not hard to tell who will be joining me at the concert […]

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Getting to know The Japanese House (UK) ahead of her debut Australian shows!

January 15, 2016

20 year old Amber Bain aka The Japanese House is gearing up for her first ever Australian show tonight when I’m put through to her. Flying in from the UK in time to witness Sydney’s manic storm yesterday, any signs of jet lag or nerves surrounding her upcoming gig aren’t evident at all. “The first […]

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Six things the countdown clock on the official website for The 1975 could mean

October 8, 2015

If you’ve paid a visit to the official 1975 website lately, you’ll notice there is a countdown clock, set to reveal… something… in about 15 hours from the time of printing. Though it’s likely a new single, video, album or tour announcement, we thought we’d have a bit of fun with some other things the […]

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CMW Photo Gallery: The 1975 – Kool Haus, Toronto (06.05.14)

May 15, 2014

As we continue our look back at Canadian Music Week in Toronto, we bring you these photos from Kool Haus featuring one of the hottest bands out of the UK right now, The 1975. Photos by Grant W. Martin for Canadian Music Week.

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