NEWS: THE DRONES announce Australian tour…

After their stellar Laneway Festival performances The Drones will hit the road again in April and May, this time taking Qui (USA) along with them.  Qui features legendary Jesus Lizard frontman on vocals and straight after these dates he will be playing shows with the original lineup of Jesus Lizard (woohoo!).  Qui released the album Love’s Miracle in 2007. Tour Dates Thursday 23rd April- The … Continue reading NEWS: THE DRONES announce Australian tour…

REVIEW: ST JEROME’S LANEWAY FESTIVAL 08/02/2009

Jack Ladder was the first full set we got to early in the day and it was a nice relief from the early afternoon sun to descend into the Basement venue to check out his indie rock ‘n’ soul sound. Ladder finally got going after some guitar issues and proceeded to play a set from his recent Love is Gone album. With the Pivot rhythm … Continue reading REVIEW: ST JEROME’S LANEWAY FESTIVAL 08/02/2009

OPINION: FAVOURITE SONGS OF 2008

1.  The catchiest album of the year gave us the single She Doesn’t Belong To Me… 2.  The ever elegant Nick Cave and his Bad Seeds produced the slo mo wordy swagger of More News From Nowhere… 3. Bon Iver was the shooting star of 2008 and this was one of the most beautiful songs of the year… Skinny Love…. 4. M38 delivered a convincing … Continue reading OPINION: FAVOURITE SONGS OF 2008

NEWS: GOLDEN PLAINS 2009 lineup announced…

Golden Plains (organised by the Meredith Music Festival) happens next year on the 7-9th of March in Victoria, just 2 hours west of Melbourne. Most tickets are being issued via a ballot system so check their site for details. The first run of bands has been announced today and there are some goodies. Mogwai, Tony Allen, Gary Numan, Black Mountain, Of Montreal, The Drones, The … Continue reading NEWS: GOLDEN PLAINS 2009 lineup announced…

NEWS: ST JEROMES LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2009 – LINEUP

A nice little treat arrived in the inblx this morning in the shape of the first batch of acts coming for the Laneway Festival. The lineup is as follows: GIRL TALK, STEREOLAB, ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI, THE HOLD STEADY, THE DRONES, CUT OFF YOUR HANDS, FOUR TET, TAME IMPALA, EL GUINCHO, JAY REATARD, BURAKA SOM SISTEMA DJ/MC SET, THE TEMPER TRAP, NO AGE, JOHN STEEL SINGERS, … Continue reading NEWS: ST JEROMES LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2009 – LINEUP

NEWS: Big Day Out 2009

UPDATED 5TH NOV Latest additions to the lineup are: SERJ TANKIAN, DROPKICK MURPHYS, BLACK KIDS, HOT CHIP, LUPE FIASCO, HOLY GHOST!, Z*TRIP, DIED PRETTY, THE VINES, INFUSION, CHILDREN COLLIDE, PEE WEE FERRIS, SPARKADIA, THE GETAWAY PLAN, LITTLE RED, MAMMAL, MERCY ARMS, AJAX, ANDEE FROST, THE DRONES. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Okay, the first lineup announcement for the BDO 2009 happened today.  We already knew about Neil Young, My … Continue reading NEWS: Big Day Out 2009