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EchoTheBunnymen-01-bigFantastic main announcement for the Laneway Festival in 2010! Highlights for Doubtful Sounds have to be Black Lips, Wild Beasts (our potential album of 09), Daniel Johnston, Echo And The Bunnymen and The XX who we have had on rotation recently.

  • Echo & The Bunnymen
  • Florence and The Machine
  • Black Lips
  • The XX
  • Daniel Johnston #
  • Sarah Blasko
  • N.AS.A
  • Eddy Current Suppression Ring
  • Hockey
  • Dappled Cities
  • Mumford and Sons #
  • Radio Clit
  • The Very Best
  • Wild Beasts #
  • Whitely
  • The Middle East
  • Kid Sam
  • Dirty Three *

# not appearing at Adelaide
* Melbourne only

There have also been a few location changes for next year’s events, including the Sydney leg of the tour moving from downtown Sydney out to sunny Rozelle.

Friday, January 29: Alexandria St off St Paul’s Terrace, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Saturday, January 30: Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC), Melbourne
Sunday, January 31: Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), Rozelle, Sydney
Monday, February 1: Britomart Station, Auckland
Friday, February 5: Fowler’s Live, North Terrace, Adelaide
Saturday, February 6: Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge, Perth

Tickets on sale Fri 30th October via Greentix



Melbourne’s Eddy Current Suppression Ring have taken out the 2008 Australian Music Prize and the 30k prize money for their album Primary Colours.

Their back to basics post punk sounds are built on melody and refreshing simplicity. Check out the video and mp3s on their WEBSITE.

The band beat The Presets, Beaches, Cut Copy, The Drones, Cut Copy, C.W Stoneking, Jack Ladder, Tom Cooney and Ross McLennan to take the award.

The only other award went to Sydney singer songwriter Jack Ladder. He received the $15,000 Red Bull Award In Recognition Of Outstanding Potential for his album Love Is Gone.