The Naked and Famous

Ten Years On: The Naked and Famous’s debut LP Passive Me, Aggressive You

August 13, 2020

Ten years ago, New Zealand’s The Naked and Famous were getting ready to release their debut album, Passive Me, Aggressive You. It had no less than four singles, “All of This”, “Young Blood”, “Punching in a Dream” and “Girls Like You”, with “Young Blood” hitting number one on the New Zealand charts. It achieved critical […]

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Aussies Abroad: Flume, Jagwar Ma, Vance Joy join Canada’s iconic WayHome Festival bill

February 28, 2017

The WayHome Music and Arts Festival takes place in Ontario, Canada for another year this July, bringing with it a stellar list of international artists set to perform. Headlined by the likes of Imagine Dragons, Frank Ocean, Solange and The Shins, WayHome has curated a festival touching on various genres for campers and visitors alike. Aussies featured on the line up […]

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The Naked and Famous bring Simple Forms to Sydney and Melbourne in January

October 20, 2016

The Naked and Famous will be back in Australia for the first time since 2014, with their new album Simple Forms all shiny and ready to go. Two shows have been confirmed for the LA-based New Zealanders, scheduled for January at the Metro Theatre in Sydney and 170 Russell in Melbourne; tickets set to go on sale to […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Naked and Famous “The Runners” (2016)

October 5, 2016

The Naked and Famous have provided fans with another slice of goodness from their forthcoming album Simple Forms with a new music video released for single “The Runners”. Continuing to showcase a refined and slick brand of electro-driven pop, “The Runners” fits in perfectly alongside “Higher” and “Laid Low” – a glistening example of the direction the New […]

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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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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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