LIVE REVIEW: Xiu Xiu / High Places @ OAF, Sydney 03/09/10

written by Chris Familton This was to be the night of music high on artistic cunning and grandeur with three acts willing to push boundaries of standard song structure and delivery. Locals Kyu impressed with their angelic harmonies that sounded at times like an offshoot of the recent Bjork/Dirty Projectors collaboration. What made Kyu so appealing was the duo’s multi-tasking skills. While both singing layered … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Xiu Xiu / High Places @ OAF, Sydney 03/09/10

REVIEW: SUMMERTONES Festival Live

Dan Deacon, Beaches, High Places, Lawrence Arabia, Mark Barrage. Oxford Art Factory February 27th 2009 Mistletone had a big year in 2008 releasing a raft of indie albums from Beaches, High Places, El Guincho and Beach House. They’ve started off 2009 with a bang and should be commended for putting on the Summer Tones festival in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney,  which highlighted a nicely varied … Continue reading REVIEW: SUMMERTONES Festival Live

NEWs: DAN DEACON returns to Australia…

That loveable nutter Dan Deacon returns to Australia after highly memorable performances at this years Laneway Festivals. He will be playing at the Perth Festival as well as Summer Tones which has been put together by Melbourne label Mistletone.  Summer Tones will happen in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and will feature other bands such as High Places (USA), Lawrence Arabia (NZ) and Beaches (VIC). As … Continue reading NEWs: DAN DEACON returns to Australia…