The Head and the Heart

New Music Discoveries 28th January: Metteson, SOAK, Widowspeak and more

January 28, 2022

This week we’ve topped up our discovery playlist with nine new tracks, including two exclusive premieres. Our Track of the Week is “Come, Cry” the new single from Norwegian artist Metteson. The nordic pop star will shortly be heading out on tour in the UK and Ireland with fellow Norwegian AURORA, and is definitely one to […]

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Interview: The Head and the Heart reflect on Sydney City Limits and look ahead to their first album without Josiah Johnson

March 13, 2018

The Head and the Heart‘s Jonathan Russell and Chris Zasche chat to the AU review’s Larry Heath about live on the road, touring with Grouplove, spending time in Australia and more… Performing at the first ever Sydney City Limits festival during this trip, the guys tell us how they perceived the event and how it compares […]

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Festival Review: Sydney City Limits debuts with a bang at Centennial Park

February 26, 2018

It’s always going to be tough for a new festival to break into a seemingly saturated market and also have a line up that would rival just about any other festival across the world. Thankfully, the team behind Sydney City Limits know a thing or two about booking, curating and planning a successful festival in […]

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The Libertines, Car Seat Headrest among Sydney City Limits artists to confirm sideshows

November 15, 2017

The sideshow news keeps on coming today, as Sydney City Limits artists unleash details of their own headline shows for the Aussie east coast in early 2018. While Phoenix revealed extra shows for Melbourne and Brisbane, the likes of The Libertines, Car Seat Headrest, The Avalanches and more have also been counted as festival names soon to be extending […]

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Culture Collide unveils the first of five SXSW events, featuring Sun Kil Moon, Marlon Williams & more!

February 17, 2016

Culture Collide have always remained at the head of the pack when it comes to putting on SXSW parties to be remembered and it’s looking like 2016 will be no different. Over 150 bands and presenters will be involved in their program for SXSW Music this year and as of today, Culture Collide have begun […]

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The Head and the Heart headline Showtime’s three-day music experience at SXSW

February 11, 2016

In light of director Cameron Crowe‘s latest music series, Roadies, Showtime have announced a three-day music-thon to be held at Clive Bar on Rainey Street, Austin, as part of this year’s South By Southwest Music, Film, and Interactive Festival. From March 16-18, there will be bands performing every hour in the afternoon and evening, featuring […]

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Festival Review: Southbound Festival – Day One (07.01.12)

January 10, 2012

Another Southbound has come and gone, and once again it was a great weekend filled with great music, plenty of sun, and a nice, chilled out vibe. There were a couple of changes made since the previous year, the most noticeable one – or, rather, the one that everyone has been harping on about – […]

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the AU Interview: Josiah Johnson of The Head and The Heart (Seattle)

May 13, 2011

The Head and The Heart are a folk-infused pop band from Seattle. Their self-titled debut record was released by the band last year, but has since been reissued following their signing to the Sub-Pop label. Musically, think luscious harmonies with weird and unusual arrangements, and a sixties sound revitalised for a modern audience. We have […]

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