PVT drummer Laurence Pike talks about the magic of music in Szun Waves’ Sydney Festival debut


Szun Waves have an avant-garde pedigree most new bands would envy. The London-based trio is made up of PVT drummer Laurence Pike,  experimental jazz-ambient quartet Portico saxophonist Jack Wyllie, and acclaimed producer and modular-synth wizard, Luke Abbott. Following the release of their debut At Sacred Walls, the trio will be performing tomorrow night at Sydney Festival….

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Catfish and The Bottlemen reflect on a mad two years of touring & the far reach of their music beyond the UK

Catfish & The Bottlemen. Photo: Briana Davis

On New Year’s Eve, we were lucky enough to catch up with Van McCann and Johnny ‘Bondy’ Bond ahead of what was one of the sets of the festival up at Lorne. Having first met the Catfish and The Bottlemen frontman in Scotland at T In The Park back in 2014 and then again, watching them rise consistently in the States at SXSW…

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Nicole Lizée takes us through her upcoming Sydney Festival with The Australian Art Orchestra


Canadian composer and turntablist Nicole Lizée comes to the Sydney Festival next year with an unmissable show alongside The Australian Art Orchestra. Already world-renowned for her fusion of pop, rave culture, cult cinema, psychedelia and turntablism, the Montreal artist has worked all over the globe to raptrous acclaim. Her Sydney Festival show Sex, Lynch and Video Games will see Lizée…

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