EIGHT DAYS A WEEK: August 30th, 2013

by Chris Familton Welcome to the inaugural Eight Days A Week column where every Friday morning I’ll round up what caught my ears and eyes over the week, what is coming up in the near future in terms of gigs, new releases, news etc. plus any other goings on in my music dominated life. This week much of the internet chatter surrounded the flatulence of … Continue reading EIGHT DAYS A WEEK: August 30th, 2013

LIVE REVIEW: St Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney (02/02/13)

by Chris Familton The biggest thought on most punters minds as they awoke was how the weather was going to affect the Sydney leg of this years Laneway Festival. Showers and wind were forecast, a contrast to previous years of hot sunny days encased in the sandstone walls of Rozelle’s SCA. The anticipated weather did intermittently sweep through the grounds but as is usually the … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: St Jerome’s Laneway Festival @ Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney (02/02/13)

NEWS: Laneway Festival sideshows announced…

They’ve been coming thick and fast all morning so here is a summary of the Laneway sideshows. As per usual there are the horrible clashes like The Horrors and Girls playing the same night as well as Yuck/EMA, M83 and Austra all on the same night in Sydney… GIRLS Thursday, 2nd February 2012 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney Wednesday, 8th February 2012 – Corner Hotel, … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival sideshows announced…

NEWS: Laneway Festival 2012 line-up announced…

Laneway today announced its line-up for the 2012 event and it’s a damn impressive one. Sure there are the buzz bands of the moment like Washed Out and Active Child who don’t don’t really measure up to the hype tossed their way but the list of bands promises to be one of the best that Laneway has hosted to date. Note to organisers – make … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival 2012 line-up announced…

NEWS: Dates and venues announced for Laneway 2012…

BRISBANE – SATURDAY 28th JANUARY 2012 Alexandria Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006   AUCKLAND – MONDAY 30th JANUARY 2012 Silo Park, Beaumont Street. Auckland   MELBOURNE – SATURDAY 4th FEBRUARY 2012 Footscray Community Arts Centre – 45 Moreland Street, Footscray VIC 3011   SYDNEY – SUNDAY 5th FEBRUARY 2012 Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) – Balmain Road, Rozelle NSW 2039   ADELAIDE – FRIDAY … Continue reading NEWS: Dates and venues announced for Laneway 2012…

NEWS: Laneway Festival 2011 line-up revealed…

In our books Laneway is always the most interesting and anticipated Austalia/New Zealand festival of the year and 2011 looks as great as ever with today’s announcement… Deerhunter Yeasayer Les Savy Fav Beach House Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Blonde Redhead Holy Fuck !! (Chk Chk Chk) The Antlers Bear In Heaven Cloud Control Cut Copy Violent Soho Foals Gotye The Holidays Jenny & Johnny Warpaint … Continue reading NEWS: Laneway Festival 2011 line-up revealed…

NEWS: LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2010…

Fantastic 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 … Continue reading NEWS: LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2010…

NEWS: LANEWAY 2010 line-up on its way…

It looks like the Line-up announcement for the 2010 Laneway Festival is about to drop. Next year the festival expands to New Zealand and the organisers there have tweeted that they will be announcing the acts on October 20th. That means Australia will get to hear what they have coming on that day too. In light of the disappointing line-up for the BDO the indie … Continue reading NEWS: LANEWAY 2010 line-up on its way…

NEWS: LANEWAY TIX on sale now…

Don’t forget that tickets for the St Jerome’s Laneway Festival went on sale yesterday. You can pick them up here The only further additions to the lineup so far are: HARMONIC 313 is the latest moniker for cult electronic pioneer Mark Pritchard. Following on from the seductive 60’s easy listening vibe of Harmonic 33, Pritchard switches from being past to future focussed. 33 has become … Continue reading NEWS: LANEWAY TIX on sale now…